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Black Hills General News Western SD

Plan announced to fight Black Hills pine beetles

Pine beetles, which can kill trees, are a major problem right now in the Black Hills. The U.S. Forest Service recently announced a plan to attack the pests, but it’s

Black Hills General News Outdoor Activities Western SD

Custer State Park trail to Harney Peak reopens

Back in October, I posted about the Forest Service’s decision to temporarily close some popular Black Hills hiking trails so that work crews could thin trees plagued by pine beetles.