News

Kevin Costner selling land in South Dakota

Kevin Costner selling land in South Dakota

Kevin Costner is asking $14 million for 1,000 acres of land he owns near the Old West gambling town of Deadwood in western South Dakota’s Black Hills. Photo: Associated Press/Matthias Schrader/File

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Hollywood actor Kevin Costner is asking $14 million for 1,000 acres of land he owns in western South Dakota’s Black Hills.

The property includes the site of the ill-fated Dunbar resort, a $100 million project that would have included a golf course and a steam-powered passenger train. It never materialized.

The listing does not include Costner’s Midnight Star, the tallest building on Deadwood’s Main Street, or the $6 million Tatanka visitor attraction he owns on the gambling town’s north edge.

Costner filmed much of his Academy Award-wining movie “Dances with Wolves” in South Dakota. Real estate agent Mike Percevich says Costner has a strong sense of loyalty to the area, and his decision to sell was a difficult one.

Recent Headlines

in Local

No Gaming Revenues for Cities Without State Budget

slot_machine

Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says the state doesn't have the authority to distribute video gambling profits to municipalities across the state.

in Local

Studying Ways to Trim the Prison Population

jail

Governor's goal: cut by 25 percent in ten years

in Local

Walker Campaigns Downstate

scott_walker

Accompanies LaHood, praises Rauner

in Local

Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

Generic WTAX

Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

in Local

Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

Springfield Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission

The commission has lost both state and federal funding.