Closings, Cancellations and Delays


South Dakota gets $6.8 million for education during COVID-19
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded South Dakota $6.8 million to support the state’s efforts in serving students during the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath. Thirty-nine states applied for funding, only 11 states, including South Dakota, were awarded grants. Education Secretary Ben Jones says the three-year grant will help the state further develo...
August 3, 2020
South Dakota Mines Unveils New Brand
RAPID CITY, S.D. — South Dakota Mines has a new brand. The updated university nickname, logo, brand essence, positioning statement, tagline, university colors and brand guidelines can be found h...
August 3, 2020

Jackpine Gypsies annexation vote is Tuesday in Sturgis
STURGIS, S.D. – A special election is being held in the city of Sturgis tomorrow to decide the fate of the annexation of the Jackpine Gypsies grounds just off I-90 near Exit 30. The Sturgis Cit...
August 3, 2020

Monday COVID-19 cases rise 65, Pennington County reports 19 new
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Health reported 65 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, with 19 of them coming out of Pennington County. The new cases in Pennington County sent the c...
August 3, 2020

Rapid City Police investigate homicide on Custer Street
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Police in Rapid City are now investigating a shooting incident as a homicide after the victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. At around 2:30 a.m. on August 3rd, police w...
August 3, 2020

Governor encourages no masks for kids in fundraising message
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — As South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem pushes schools to reopen, a fundraising email from her  says she is discouraging school districts from requiring masks and telling ...
August 3, 2020

New COVID-19 cases total 88 with 24 across western South Dakota
STURGIS, S.D. – The State Department of Health reported 88 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, and 24 of them were reported in several counties around western South Dakota. Pennington County had the ...
August 2, 2020

State reports triple digit increase in number of new COVID-19 cases Saturday
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota saw 103 new positive tests for COVID-19 according to the Saturday update from the Department of Health. Along with the triple-digit increase were four new deaths &nda...
August 1, 2020

Small fire caused by lightning strike contained west of Spearfish
SPEARFISH, SD – A small fire caused by a lightning strike from the previous evening’s thunderstorm was contained Friday west of Spearfish. Units from the Spearfish Fire Department and U.S...
July 31, 2020

Post 22 Expos use seventh inning run to beat Post 320 in Jr Legion Championship Game
STURGIS, S.D. - Both Rapid City Post 22 Expos and Post 320 Shooters had 4 hits in their Junior Legion Championship game Sunday -- but it was Harrison Good's hit that made all the difference. With the score tied 0-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Good's R.B.I. brought in th...
August 3, 2020

Junior Legion Tournament - Riders lose two to end season
STURGIS, S.D. - The South Dakota 'A' Junior Legion Tournament continued Saturday in Sturgis and the Sturgis Riders, after winning on Friday, dropped two Saturday to end their season. In the first game of the day, the Riders fell to the Rapid City Post 22 Expos 14-4. The Expos ...
August 1, 2020

Sturgis Riders JV Open Junior Legion Tournament with win
STURGIS, S.D. - The 2020 South Dakota Junior Legion Region Tournament is taking place in Sturgis. The home team Sturgis Riders picked up an opening round win Friday. Sturgis Riders JV defeated the RC Post 22 Bullets 14-2 in the first game of the Region 1 South Dakota “A&r...
July 31, 2020

Ora Taton claims first National Circuit Finals title in steer roping
TORRINGTON, WY – Two days after celebrating his 51st birthday, Faith, SD native Ora Taton became the first cowboy from the Badlands Circuit to win the National Circuit Finals Steer Roping, July 20. “I never even thought of it, I guess, but being the first of anything...
July 29, 2020

Legion Baseball Playoffs - Post 22, Post 320 advance
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Rapid City Post 22 cruised through the opening round of the legion playoffs with two five-inning victories over Spearfish. The Hardhats beat Spearfish 12-1 in game one and shut out the Spartans 15-0 in game two. In other legion playoff games Tuesday: Brandon...
July 28, 2020

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Sturgis, SD 57785