Butte Commissioners Vote to Close County Buildings to Public

by Colleen Brunner March 23, 2020 BELLE FOURCHE – In light of recent news of community spread of the COVID-19 virus in South Dakota the Butte County Commission voted Monday, Mar. 23, to close all county buildings to the public for the time being. Any public interaction that is necessary will be by appointment only. […]

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Newell School Support Staff to Receive Pay During School Closure

by Betty Bruner March 23, 2020 NEWELL – Newell School Board members received information about surrounding schools from Superintendent Robin Dutt concerning paying support staff during the COVID-19 school closure. Dutt shared two motions passed by Belle Fourche School Board members and Meade County District School Board members. Both schools had voted to continue paying […]

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COVID-19 Topic of Special BF School Board Meeting

March 17, 2020 Beacon Staff Schools will be closed through March 27th. BELLE FOURCE- The Belle Fourche School District called a special school board meeting on Monday evening, March 16th, primarily to discuss plans of action related to the nation’s COVID-19 outbreak. Although few cases have been reported in South Dakota, Governor Kristi Noem has […]

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