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April 17, 2021News

Health officials report 200 new cases in Saturday COVID-19 report

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Health reported 200 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. Eighty-four of those were considered as probable. Active cases numbered 2,210 and the number of people hospitalized dropped by ten to 96. One new death was reported, sending the state’s death toll to 1,953. Pennington County added 15 new […]


April 16, 2021

State Health Department reports 255 new COVID-19 cases; three new deaths

PIERRE, S.D. — On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 255 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state. Two of the 255 total cases are considered as new probable cases. Three new deaths were reported, bringing the state death toll to 1,952. Two of the three deaths today were reported out of Lawrence […]

April 16, 2021

Meade County Firefighters, County Commission working on equipment agreement for future wildfires

STURGIS — Meade County firefighters and the Meade County Commission are working on a plan that would allow the use of county equipment in the event they are needed during a large wildfire. Rural firefighters met with commissioners this week, asking for some sort of an agreement to help make it easier to call upon […]

April 15, 2021

SD Supreme Court upholds life sentence of Jonathon Klinetobe

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the life sentence of Jonathon Klinetobe. The Sturgis man was sentenced last year for his role in the death of his former girlfriend, Jessica Rehfeld. Last year, Klinetobe pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of aiding and abetting first-degree manslaughter. Despite the reduced charge, Klinetobe […]

April 15, 2021

Thursday COVID-19 Report – 235 new cases; one new death

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota health officials reported 235 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, with 57 of them listed as probable. One new death was reported. The death was a man age 20-29 from Union County. The death toll is now at 1,949. Active cases of the virus totaled 2,328, down from Wednesday’s 2,391. The […]

April 15, 2021

Reward of $15,000 offered in 1992 slaying of South Dakota teenager

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Law enforcement officials are hoping a $15,000 reward will lead to a crack in the 1992 slaying of a Yankton teenager. Yankton police Cmdr. Todd Brandt says he is hoping “someone who knows something is ready to do the right thing.” Nineteen-year-old Tammy Haas disappeared after attending Yankton’s homecoming and […]

April 14, 2021

DPS Releases South Dakota’s 2020 Fatal Crash Numbers

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota recorded 141 motor vehicle fatalities in 132 fatal crashes in 2020, according to yearly numbers released Wednesday by the state Department of Public Safety. The number of fatalities in 2020 was 38 percent higher than the 102 fatalities recorded in 2019. The 2019 total is the lowest in state history since […]


April 17, 2021

Belle Fourche Invitational Track and Field Meet Winners

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – Area athletes competed at the Belle Fourche Invitational Track and Field Meet Saturday. In Boys results: Blake Boyster of Custer won the 100 and 400 meters, Cael Thorn of St Thomas More captured the 200, Keenen Urdales of Spearfish won the 800 and 1,600 and Sawyer Clarkson took the 3,200 meters. […]

April 13, 2021

Annual Region Coach of the Year Awards for Basketball Announced

UNDATED – Here are the winners for the 2020-2021 Region Basketball Coach of the Year Awards: Region 1 Name                                                                                      School Head Boys COTY : David Rohrbach                             Aberdeen Christian HS Head Girls COTY:  Derek Larson                                  Aberdeen Roncalli HS Assistant Boys COTY:  Josh Mach                               Aberdeen Central HS Assistant Girls COTY:  JJ Burke                                   […]

April 11, 2021

Quenneville’s pair of goals give Rush overtime victory

TULSA, OK. – Peter Quenneville logged multi-goal games in back-to-back nights, ending it with the game-winner 16 seconds into overtime to vault the Rapid City Rush to a 3-2 win on Sunday afternoon over the Tulsa Oilers. The win gives the Rush the series against the Oilers with two out of three games and sole […]

April 11, 2021

Scooper Baseball Squad Splits Two in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. —  It was a ‘tale of two games’ at McKeague Field in Rapid City as the Scoopers dropped their first game to the Brookings Bobcats, 20-8, but then bounced back to beat the Rapid City Stevens Raiders, 15-3 in five innings. The Scoopers jumped on Bobcat starting pitcher Jackson Krogman right away […]

April 10, 2021

Scoopers Eisenbraun, Long win events at West River AA Preview Saturday

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Mild and sunny conditions greeted athletes from around the area at the West River AA Preview Track and Field Meet at Sioux Park in Rapid City Saturday. In boys events: Jaden Guthmiller of Spearfish captured both the 100 and 200-meters in times of 11.25 and 22.61 respectively. In the 400 meters, […]

April 10, 2021

Rapid City Rush suffer first shutout of the season

TULSA – Devin Williams stopped all 29 shots from the Rapid City Rush to lead the Tulsa Oilers to a 3-0 win on Friday night. The shutout loss is the first one suffered by the Rush this season, and kicked off a “three-in-three” against the Oilers this weekend. Tulsa jumped on the board early in […]