Newly formed McColley Vision Fund to benefit Hot Springs

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Tom McColley and Anne moved away from Hot Springs in 1991. This photo of the two of them was taken in 2000 when they lived in Colorado.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – For nearly 40 years, Tom and Anne McColley called Hot Springs, South Dakota, their home.

During their time in the community, from 1953 to 1991, the couple raised three daughters and a son and were also a significant part of the business community – most notably as owner/operators of numerous...

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McColley had many business interests in Hot Springs

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While living in a retirement home in Denver in 2015, Tom McColley (pictured on left in 1989) created a very intricate diorama of North River Street (pictured above) which is on display in the Pioneer Museum in Hot Springs.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – The Tom E. & Anne McColley Vision Fund for Hot Springs was recently established as a way for Tom, now aged 95 and living in Michigan, to give back to the community which had supported he and his...

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Food distribution enhanced rather than diminished by COVID challenge

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

The Edgemont Food Pantry is located next to the United Churches at 401 4th Avenue.

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By Eric Harrold 

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Fifteen months ago, the Feeding South Dakota on-site pantry was closed in Rapid City due to COVID. The organization transformed itself into a mobile distribution program. Edgemont signed up for the program, and food distribution began outside Hillcrest Apartments.

At first, food was...

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Local artists recognized for work at Plein Air event

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Maria McCoy holds her painting of Fall River which won her the People’s Choice Award. (Courtesy photo)

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Local artists Maria McCoy and Steve Randall, both of Hot Springs, were recognized on August 8th at the culmination of the three day Plein Air 2021 Hot Springs Paint Out event. 

McCoy was awarded the People’s Choice award for her painting of the Fall River and Randall received Best of Show for his painting of the Burlington Route...

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Citizens taking control of downtown weeds for ‘Volunteer Clean Up’

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Several groups of volunteers were seen downtown this past Saturday working at pulling and spraying weeds as part of the kick-off to the “Volunteer Clean Up” which is being promoted to run from Aug. 7 to Aug. 21.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – A on-going volunteer effort kicked off last week as local Hot Springs residents literally took weed pulling in their own hands in an attempt to help...

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