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May 18, 2021News

New COVID-19 cases Tuesday total 99 with one new death reported

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota health officials reported 99 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday with 13 of those listed as probable. Today’s numbers includes those reported over the weekend. One new death was reported, sending the state’s death toll to 1,994. The new death reported was a woman from Minnehaha County listed in the 60-69 year […]


May 18, 2021

Bicyclist killed, woman who came to his aid is injured

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — A bicyclist was killed and a woman who came to his aid was seriously injured in a crash in Dickinson Sunday night, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A 26-year-old man was riding his bike on South Main Street about 6 p.m. and fell into the southbound lane of traffic. […]

May 18, 2021

Thune has primary challenger for US Senate seat

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A man who describes himself as a ranch-raised South Dakotan plans to challenge John Thune for his U.S. Senate seat in next year’s Republican primary. Mark Mowry doesn’t come from the world of politics. Mowry’s career path includes music, writing, communications and education. Mowry said he does not support defunding law […]

May 18, 2021

Board of Education passes proposed rules for medical marijuana in schools

PIERRE, S.D. – Proposed rules for South Dakota’s public and private K-12 schools to administer medical marijuana to students have received approval. The state Board of Education Standards on Monday approved the proposed rules on a voice vote. Wade Pogany is executive director of the Associated School Boards of South Dakota. He says his organization […]

May 18, 2021

Sturgis Council passes first reading of changes to Downtown Business Improvement District ordinance

STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis Council passed first reading of an ordinance Monday night that will raise the per linear foot annual fee that business pay in the Downtown Business Improvement District. The district was formed in 2013 to come up with ways to enhance and grow the downtown corridor. The new ordinance will raise the […]

May 17, 2021

Update – Police locate two children reported missing

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City officials say two children reported missing have been located safe. Both Zuey and her brother Brayden DeLeon were located and were safe Tuesday morning. ***(THIS IS AN UPDATE TO OUR STORY BELOW)*** RAPID CITY, S.D. – Authorities in Rapid City say they have located one of two children reported […]

May 17, 2021

Sturgis Council okays one year trial run for open container at Rally

STURGIS, S.D. – On a 7-2 vote, the Sturgis Council Monday night voted to allow open container on Main Street during this year’s Motorcycle Rally. City leaders say allowing open containers during the rally offers several positives, including giving visitors a more relaxed, inviting experience downtown as well as offering a new revenue stream for […]


May 18, 2021

Scooper Relay Team Breaks School Record at Last Chance Meet

STURGIS, S.D. —  Coaches always tell their athletes that ‘Hard Work Pays Off’. The foursome of Trevor Christman, Ridge Inhofer, Traeton Monahan and Kaden Phillips took those words to heart and ran the race of their young lives on Tuesday, May 18 at the Last Chance Meet in Sturgis. Their 4×200 relay team ran a […]

May 17, 2021

SDSU rodeo team qualifies 10 for College National Finals

BROOKINGS, SD – Ten members of the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team have qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The team has been recognized as a top contender in the region, yielding 115 CNFR qualifiers in the past 12 years. Despite a canceled season in spring 2020, several rodeos canceled in fall […]

May 16, 2021

Saturday results from the East-West Tennis Invitational

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Here are results from the East-West Tennis Invitational Saturday: SF Lincoln defeated RC Stevens 8-1 RC Stevens defeated SF Washington 5-4 SF O’Gorman defeated RC Central 9-0 SF Lincoln defeated RC Central 4-2 SF Roosevelt defeated St. Thomas More 9-0 SF O’Gorman defeated St. Thomas More 9-0 SF Washington defeated RC […]

May 16, 2021

Former Scooper Gerberding Wins Outdoor 400 Hurdles Title in Summit League

VERMILLION, S.D. – Holly Gerberding, a redshirt junior medical biology major at the University of South Dakota, earned a Summit League championship in the 400 meter hurdles and a second place in the long jump on Saturday at the Lillibridge Track Complex. Gerberding, a 2017 Sturgis Brown High School graduate, ran a personal best 1:00.37 […]

May 16, 2021

Sam Houston wins FCS title with late TD over South Dakota State Jackrabbits

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Eric Schmid’s third TD pass was a 10-yarder to Ife Adeyi with 16 seconds left as Sam Houston wrapped the longest and most unusual college football season with its first FCS national title. The Bearkats beat top-seeded South Dakota State 23-21. Jequez Ezzard caught two touchdowns for No. 2 seed Sam […]

May 16, 2021

Sunday’s Rush vs Wichita game cancelled

WICHITA, Kansas – The ECHL announced today that this afternoon’s game between the Rapid City Rush and Wichita Thunder has been cancelled and will not be played due to unsafe and unplayable ice conditions. The Rush now return home for a seven-game homestand, beginning with four games in five days against the Indy Fuel. Puck […]