From the Black Hills Pioneer, May 13, 2023: Last week representatives from Fermilab and officials from SURF hosted a community meeting for Lead, SD residents. The event was an opportunity to update attendees on the progress of the underground facility, answer questions and explain the next phase of the project once excavation is completed in 2024.

From the Kane County Magazine, February 2023: Kane County Magazine speaks with Fermilab’s Rebecca Thompson, head of education and public engagement, and senior scientist Don Lincoln on their passion for science and the curiosity that led them to Fermilab. The story, “For the love of science” begins on page 40.

From FOX News Chicago, March 29, 2022: For the first time in two years, Fermilab welcomed back visitors on March 28. FOX News asks Fermilab’s Alison Markovitz what is new for the public as the lab reopens and what visitors can expect on the grounds and with outdoor activities.

From the Daily Herald, February 4, 2022: The Daily Herald Editorial Board heralds Fermilab as a gem in the Batavia region for the past 55 years with the important science work the lab has done and continues to do in the future.

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From the Black Hills Pioneer, July 23, 2021: The Thyssen Mining crew working on LBNF/DUNE was honored for their heroic efforts in rescuing residents from an apartment fire on July 10. The mayor of Lead declared July 23 “Thyssen Mining Company Employee’s Day within the city of Lead,” for their brave actions and positive impact on the community.