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October 15, 2021News

Mineral exploration company looks for gold in Black Hills

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A junior mineral exploration company is making a new push to find gold in the Black Hills. Solitario Zinc Corp. arrived in Spearfish in July. Todd Christensen is a geologist with Solitario. He says the company was invited to evaluate some claims from a group of investors and Solitario saw it […]


October 15, 2021

Meade County Commission approves 2022 budget

STURGIS, S.D. — The Meade County Commission this month approved their 2022 budget. The approximately $21.5 million dollar budget is 7.9-percent higher than 2021. Meade County’s portion of the 2022 tax levy is 4.049, or about $4 for every $1,000 in property valuation. That is down from 4.266 last year. That means the county’s portion […]

October 15, 2021

Department of Health’s Friday COVID-19 Report – 320 new cases; five new deaths

PIERRE, S.D. – The number of new COVID-19 cases in Friday’s report from the Department of Health showed 320 total with 53 of those considered as probable. Active cases continued their decrease Friday – down 95 from Thursday to 5,868. The number of people hospitalized due to the virus tumbled to below 200 at 185. […]

October 15, 2021

Study says rural deaths from COVID twice that of urban

AMES, IA – The Rural Policy Research Institute says COVID-19 deaths among rural residents were twice that of urban residents in the week ending October first. Fred Ullrich, with the College of Public Health at Iowa State University, tells Brownfield Ag News that same finding was also seen September 15th, a far cry from the […]

October 15, 2021

One vehicle crash in Custer County kills 45-year-old male driver

CUSTER, S.D. – One person died early Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Custer. The name of the person involved is not being released pending notification of family members. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 16A when it crossed the centerline, went into […]

October 15, 2021

Dispose of unused drugs safely, anonymously

PIERRE, S.D. – The DEA’s next National Prescription Take-Back Day will be on October, 23. The prescription take-back program creates a non-judgmental and safe place for people to dispose of their unwanted medications without question. Secure medication drop boxes, located at participating locations including pharmacies and police stations will be available and open for individuals […]

October 14, 2021

Rapid City Police conducting community wide survey as part of CALEA

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Police Department is again conducting a community-wide survey as part of their Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA. The survey assesses the public’s view on the RCPD’s professionalism and public safety issues in the area. The survey, which happens every three years, will be available […]


October 16, 2021

Sioux Falls Roosevelt defeats RC Stevens in Girls Soccer Championship with penalty kicks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Roosevelt girls soccer team won the Class AA championship match Saturday night with a victory over Rapid City Stevens via penalty kicks. The Raiders led 3-2 on penalty kicks when the Rough Riders tied things up, sending it to sudden death. Halle Miller made the Sioux Falls Roosevelt […]

October 16, 2021

Saturday night, October 16, South Dakota Prep Volleyball Scoreboard

UNDATED – Here is your Saturday Night, October 16, South Dakota Volleyball Scoreboard: Brandon Valley def. Rapid City Stevens, 25-23, 25-17, 23-25, 25-15 Sioux Falls O’Gorman def. Rapid City Central, 25-11, 25-10, 25-17 Sturgis Brown def. Red Cloud, 27-25, 25-7, 25-19 Yankton def. Aberdeen Central, 25-16, 25-18, 25-22 Douglas Tournament= Pool C= New Underwood def. […]

October 16, 2021

College Volleyball – BHSU falls to Westminster in three; Mines’ falls to CO Mesa

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Black Hills State women’s volleyball fell to Westminster College in straight sets Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets lost set one 25-20, lost set two 25-17, and lost set three 27-25. Madison Hoopman led the Yellow Jackets in kills recording 11 on the afternoon. Karly Marx led the team in assists […]

October 16, 2021

BHSU Football drops hard fought game to Western CO

GUNNISON, Colo. – Black Hills State football fell to No. 24 Western Colorado Saturday afternoon, 44-28 at the Mountaineer Bowl. The Yellow Jackets (4-3, 2-3 RMAC) totaled 392 yards of total offense, including 352 in the air behind impressive performances from the team’s second- and third-string quarterbacks. Aidan Willard ended up getting the start at […]

October 16, 2021

South Dakota State breaks away for 41-17 win over WIU; USD beats Northern Iowa

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Chris Oladokun threw for two touchdowns, Pierre Strong Jr. ran for two and South Dakota State broke open a close game with a 21-point third quarter in taking a 41-17 victory over Western Illinois. South Dakota State led 13-10 at halftime before Kinser Madison blocked a punt and Canyon Bauer returned […]

October 16, 2021

Friday Night, October 15, South Dakota Prep Football Scoreboard

UNDATED – Friday night, October 15, South Dakota high school football scoreboard: Aberdeen Roncalli 43, Mobridge-Pollock 14 Alcester-Hudson 56, Colome 8 Arlington/Lake Preston 50, Estelline/Hendricks 29 Avon 30, Hitchcock-Tulare 28 Belle Fourche 20, Douglas 13 Brandon Valley 40, Rapid City Central 20 Bridgewater-Emery 54, Baltic 0 Britton-Hecla 55, Langford 14 Brookings 35, Yankton 20 Burke […]