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‘It was just gut-wrenching:’ Producers still working to rebound from blizzard

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BOX ELDER, S.D. — October snow was slamming his ranch, but 37-year-old Monty Williams was not initially concerned about the whiteout conditions, or his cattle.

“We’ve been through major storms that were by far worse than this one,” the Box…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘It was just gut-wrenching:’ Producers still working to rebound from blizzard

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BOX ELDER, S.D. — October snow was slamming his ranch, but 37-year-old Monty Williams was not initially concerned about the whiteout conditions, or his cattle.

“We’ve been through major storms that were by far worse than this one,” the Box…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pedestrian killed in Box Elder was Minn. transient

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

BOX ELDER (AP) — South Dakota authorities have identified a pedestrian killed last week east of Rapid City in Box Elder.

The Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Harley Pyle, of Fergus Falls, Minn., was wearing dark clothing before dawn on Dec. 20 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pedestrian killed in Box Elder was Minn. transient

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

BOX ELDER (AP) — South Dakota authorities have identified a pedestrian killed last week east of Rapid City in Box Elder.

The Highway Patrol says 38-year-old Harley Pyle, of Fergus Falls, Minn., was wearing dark clothing before dawn on Dec. 20 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pedestrian hit, killed in Box Elder

December 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

BOX ELDER (AP) — A pickup driver ran over and killed a pedestrian on an Interstate 90 service road east of Rapid City in Box Elder.

The Department of Public Safety says it happened before dawn on Friday on a stretch of road that doesn’t have…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pedestrian hit, killed in Box Elder

December 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

BOX ELDER (AP) — A pickup driver ran over and killed a pedestrian on an Interstate 90 service road east of Rapid City in Box Elder.

The Department of Public Safety says it happened before dawn on Friday on a stretch of road that doesn’t have…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Council orders Box Elder mayor to get evaluation

April 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BOX ELDER (AP) The Box Elder City Council has directed Mayor Bill Griffiths to get a psychological evaluation and possibly undergo counseling after council members found he created a “hostile work environment.”
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Audit reveals financial problems in Box Elder

April 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The audit concluded the city is operating at a general fund deficit of up to half a million dollars, has poor bookkeeping, improperly intermingles city funds and doesn’t have staff trained to handle a budget. Continue Reading

Box Elder gets $50K grant for new playground

December 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Money from the Land and Water Conservation Fund will be used this spring to replace playground equipment in Boykin Park. Continue Reading

Box Elder cuts ribbon on new municipal complex

July 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BOX ELDER (AP) The western South Dakota town of Box Elder will cut the ribbon Friday on its new municipal complex. Continue Reading