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Proposed Black Hills gold mine clears first hurdle

July 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A proposed gold mine that would be built near Spearfish Canyon in South Dakota’s Black Hills has cleared an initial permitting hurdle.
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South Dakota gold town becomes scientific hub

May 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LEAD, S.D. (AP) Nestled nearly 5,000 feet beneath the earth in the gold boom town of Lead, S.D., is a laboratory that could help scientists answer some pretty heavy questions about life, its origins and the universe. Continue Reading