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  1. Winter hotel occupancy linked to weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Travel and tourism are important to KOTA Territory even in the winter. February, 2015, hotel occupancy numbers are out.

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  2. Food and drink on the menu this weekend in DeadwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The second annual Forks, Corks & Kegs Food & Wine Festival, the ultimate three-day event for lovers of fine food and drink, is set for Thursday, April 9; to Saturday, April 11, in Deadwood. The festival beings with the Taste of Home Cooking School.

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  3. Deadwood moves forward on $7 million visitor centerRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The center would house the Chamber of Commerce and community meeting rooms. The project also calls for a trolley system, a pedestrian bridge across Whitewood Creek leading to Whitewood Creek Trail, and sidewalk and landscaping work.

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  4. Historic Frawley Ranch collection to be auctioned offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Henry Frawley came to Deadwood in 1877 with one small trunk. By the 1890s, his family had the largest cattle ranch in Lawrence County.

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  5. One more weekend for a snowmobile ride in hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    "It was an up and down season this year," said Shannon Percy, Black Hills Trails manager. "It started out well until the end of January, and then we had a two-week warmup.

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  6. Deadwood casino revenue in February on par with 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Looks like there was a little thaw in Deadwood last month as casino owners saw revenue edge up slightly when compared with January and last year at this time. Data released by the state gaming commission shows Deadwood gross revenue at $7,634,535 in February; a 0.85 percent increase over February 2014 when revenue was $7,570,492.

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  7. Green beer, shamrocks, leprechauns and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Although Saint Patrick's Day isn't until next Tuesday, Deadwood is celebrating the green holiday this weekend with gold pots, green beer and more. From the leprechaun Olympics to the annual parade, thousands of people are estimated to flock to the Northern Hills to partake in this free Irish celebration.

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  8. Deadwood hotel occupancy surpassing gaming growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Hotels in this historic Black Hills town saw a 5.72 percent increase in occupancy this January compared to last January. That's nearly six times higher than the one percent increase in gaming activity for the month.

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  9. SD House committee approves Deadwood gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 10-3 to approve the proposal to allow keno, craps and roulette in the historic mining town. The measure has already passed through the Senate and now heads to the House floor.

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  10. Mayor believes booze bill makes Deadwood uniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A bill in the South Dakota Legislature will allow bars in Deadwood to serve alcohol 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the exception of Christmas. The purpose, according to Mayor Chuck Turbiville, is to make the gambling town more competitive.

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  11. Canadian bighorn sheep transplanted near DeadwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The trailer doors opened at dawn atop a steep hillside just off Two Bit Road near Deadwood. Twenty-six bighorn sheep finally were able stretch their legs after a 1,300 mile haul from Alberta, Canada.

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  12. Deadwood casinos end 2014 in black, but only slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    It wasn't a great year for Deadwood's casino industry but hey ... they ended in with a profit; small but a profit nonetheless. In a report released Wednesday, Deadwood gaming revenue was up 1 percent last year when compared with 2013.

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  13. Historic Deadwood house getting new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The 1890 Fountain House, which is currently adjacent to "Cadillac Jacks" has gotten the green light from the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission to move across town to the lot at 11 Charles Street. The new location is next to the former Pizza Hut and will remain part of the Deadwood National Historical Landmark District.

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  14. Old coins 'open door' to Deadwood's Chinatown historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Remember those old Chinese coins that were discovered beneath the city's Lower Main Street during an archeological dig? Last spring they were shipped to a lab in Maryland for preservation. Now, they're back home and archivist Mike Runge said the coins open a door to Deadwood's Chinatown history.

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  15. Winter recreation helps Deadwood gaming numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    People were flocking to the Deadwood-Lead area for some winter recreation and this meant more visitors to Deadwood casinos. This year gaming numbers have been flat but Deadwood Gaming Association Executive Director Mike Rodman says these winter time visitors could help boost end of the year numbers.

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  16. Governor picks Deadwood man to head GF&PRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Gov. Dennis Daugaard has selected Kelly Hepler to serve as the next secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. Hepler currently serves as assistant commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, a position he has held since 2010.

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  17. Three South Dakota founding CAP members honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Editor's Note - We plan on livestreaming the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring World War II Members of the Civil Air Patrol. The Civil Air Patrol founding members will be awarded the Congressional Gold.

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  18. Lead-Deadwood uses one word to remember KovarikRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    There was mourning in the Lead-Deadwood area today for Father Peter Kovarik, who died in a plane crash Sunday. The word many people used to describe him, including Lead Mayor Jerry Apa, was passion.

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  19. Deadwood casino owners get early Christmas giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Data just released by the South Dakota Commission on Gaming shows total gross revenue last month was up 21 percent over October 2012. Granted, October 2013 was the month of that monster blizzard that froze profits.

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  20. Deadwood wins again at ballRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Tuesday's Amendment Q vote, which opens the door for casinos in deadwood to add keno, craps and roulette was welcomed in Deadwood where revenue has been falling the last two years. "It would be nice to have an actual dealer and more people there.

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