Thu 25 Oct 2018 : KOTA-TV Rapid City
1) SEX OFFENDER FIRST INMATE PAROLED IN NEW 'COMPASSIONATE' SYSTEM
The South Dakota Parole Board has granted "compassionate parole" for a West River man in prison for molesting boys at the former state juvenile correctional center in Custer. In 1999, Darwin Heuer was sentenced to 60 years in prison on four charges - rape and three counts of sexual contact with a child younger than 16. He was a counselor at the time.
Tue 02 Oct 2018 : The Winnipeg Free Press
JEWEL CAVE NATIONAL MONUMENT TOUR ROUTE GETTING $5M UPGRADE
The National Park Service is suspending guided tours at Jewel Cave National Monument in southwestern South Dakota to make improvements along the half-mile long scenic route. Tours will be shut down from mid-October until about April, as workers upgrade structures built in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including sidewalks, stairs, guardrails, handrails and lights.
Sun 30 Sep 2018 : Star Tribune
ALL COME TO LOOK FOR AMERICA
Travel west along U.S. Route 14, beyond the Minnesota River Valley and Laura Ingalls Wilder's prairie hamlet of Walnut Grove - out where wind-whipped grasslands roll away, mostly treeless, toward far horizons in every direction - and about the time you pass through Custer Township in Lyon County you may begin to suspect that you are entering a different America, in more ways than one. I made a 2,150-mile loop through the near West earlier this month.
Fri 24 Aug 2018 : KSFY
5-YEAR-OLD SUSPICIOUS DEATH INVESTIGATION STILL OPEN
Five years ago, Meshell Will's body was found near Keystone. But the cause of her death still eludes investigators.
Sat 11 Aug 2018 : KDLT-TV Sioux Falls
FEWER FATALITIES, DUI'S DURING 2018 STURGIS RALLY
At 9:15 a.m. Friday, U.S. Highway 16, mile marker 32, five miles north of Custer: A 2012 Nissan Xterra was eastbound on U.S. Highway 16 when it stopped to make a left-hand turn. The vehicle was rear-ended by an eastbound 2006 Jeep Wrangler.