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June 18, 2021News

Country Road fire displaces family of nine

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City area fire crews responded to a structure fire early Thursday afternoon just north of Rapid City. The fire heavily damaged a single-family dwelling on the 1900 Block of Country Road. Officials say nine people were living in the home, and they are now displaced. The Black Hills Chapter of […]

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June 18, 2021

Noem OKs holiday for state workers in honor of Juneteenth

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has declared Friday a holiday for state workers in honor of Juneteenth. Noem said her decision is in response to legislation signed Thursday by President Joe Biden establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. It’s meant to remember June 19, 1865, when […]

June 18, 2021

Pine Haven Fire now 100-percent contained

PINE HAVEN, Wyo. – The Pine Haven Fire, on the edge of the Pine Haven, Wyoming Town limits, is now 100% contained. The acreage burned remains at 103. The cause of the fire is believed to be unintentionally human caused. Mop up operations will continue through Sunday evening. Unburned fuel remaining inside the containment line […]

June 18, 2021

South Dakota Civil Air Patrol recognizes wing members

MITCHELL, SD – Capt. Donald Weiand, of Custer was named Civil Air Patrol’s (CAP) South Dakota Wing Senior Member of the Year. Weiand, a retired active-duty military officer, is commander of Crazy Horse Composite Squadron, Custer, and serves in a variety of state and local roles in CAP. He, along with a number of other […]

June 18, 2021

Virus cases drop, South Dakota health officials warn of fall resurgence

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials warned Wednesday that despite coronavirus cases declining to the lowest rates since the early days of the pandemic, the state could see a resurgence of the virus in the fall if not enough people are vaccinated against COVID-19. State epidemiologist Josh Clayton explained the coronavirus is a […]

June 17, 2021

Pennington County reports half of Thursday’s new COVID-19 cases

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota health officials reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday. Half of those new cases were out of Pennington County. Active cases statewide were down 5 today to 165 and the number of people hospitalized remained steady at 28. One new COVID-19-related death was reported today, sending the state’s death toll […]

June 17, 2021

Sheriff: Fatal Wyoming cliff fall apparently accidental

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A fatal fall from a cliff in northern Wyoming appears to have been an accident, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday. Sheridan County sheriff’s officials identified the victim as Calli Aust, 28, of Sheridan. She fell from Steamboat Point about 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Sheridan. Aust and her husband hiked to […]

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June 18, 2021

Thursday Scores from the Big Sticks Tournament in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Thursday Scores from the Big Sticks Tournament in Rapid City: Rapid City Post 320 Shooters – 12, Rapid City Post 22 Bullets – 4 Rapid City Post 320 Risers – 7, Sturgis Post 33 Riders – 3 Watertown Post 17 Jr. Legion – 5, Rapid City Post 22 Expos – 4

June 18, 2021

South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals underway

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – The 2021 South Dakota High School Finals Rodeo is underway in Fort Pierre and Sturgis’ Landry Haugen is off to a hot start. Haugen is the leader in barrel racing after the 1st go, with a time of 15.810. Wall’s Piper Cordes is second. Haugen is also second in the girls’ […]

June 17, 2021

Dement takes bareback lead at College National Finals Rodeo

CASPER, Wyo. (June 16, 2021) — Kolt Dement, a freshman from Rusk, Texas, competing at his first College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) took the overall lead in bareback riding Wednesday. Dement, a ranch management major at Panola College, scored 83 points on Vold Rodeo’s Storm Valley to take the lead in the third round. Dement […]

June 17, 2021

Rapid City Post 22 splits Wednesday night twin bill with Pierre

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City Post 22 picked up a split with Pierre in Legion Baseball Action Wednesday night. In game one, Pierre edged the Hardhats 9-8 and in game two, Post 22 got a hard earned 2-1 victory. In game one, Post 22 scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to […]

June 16, 2021

Lawson’s 1.6 Sets College National Finals Rodeo Breakaway Record

CASPER, Wyo. (June 15, 2021) — Taylor Lawson, a sophomore business major from New Waverly, Texas, set a College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) record in breakaway roping on Tuesday night. Lawson, who is competing at her first CNFR and representing Southwest Texas Junior College (SWTJC) , was the first breakaway roper to compete Tuesday night. […]