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GF&P seeks changes for 2014 elk harvest

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota elk hunters would compete for slightly fewer licenses for bulls but would see more licenses for cows available under the 2014 proposals for the Black Hills, prairie and Custer State Park seasons.

The state Game, Fish and Parks Commiss…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Small quake shakes southern Black Hills

December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

CUSTER (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small early morning earthquake rumbled in the Black Hills.

KOTA radio reports that sensors detected the quake in Custer State Park near the Black Hills Playhouse and Center Lake at about 2:45 a.m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Custer State Park to hold bison auction

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

The 2013 Custer State Park Fall Classic Bison Auction will be Saturday at the park corrals where 331 head will be sold.

The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Mountain time at the Custer State Park Buffalo corrals, located 15 miles east of Custer on Hi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Top 40 feet of big Custer State Park tree dies

July 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The 300-year-old Ponderosa pine that towers 130 feet is known at Custer State Park as the “Big Tree,” and over the years has survived fires and beetle attacks. Continue Reading

Custer State Park to get new visitor center

May 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

GF&P Commission advances plan for $3 million facility.
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More than 250 buffalo to be auctioned in Custer State Park

November 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The sale raises money for the park system while reducing the herd to a sustainable size.
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Pregnant heifers, breeding bulls for sale in Custer State Park buffalo auction

November 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The park’s annual buffalo auction is Saturday and features a sales list that includes 43 2-year-old pregnant heifers, and another three that aren’t pregnant. Sixty-two bull calves also are for sale.
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Park rumbles during annual buffalo roundup

September 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Nearly 1,000 bison race across prairie near Custer.
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Progress made in fighting state park fire

August 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CUSTER, (AP) Authorities say they’re making good progress in fighting a small fire in the Custer State Park in western South Dakota’s Black Hills. Continue Reading

’1 of the most underrated places in the country’: SD’s Custer State Park offers scenery, fishing, hiking and more

July 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MITCHELL, S.D. There are still natural places in this world that are protected from the ravages of time and modernity. Continue Reading