May 31, 2023

Woodland Drive and 7th Street intersection in Sturgis to be closed

STURGIS – Beginning Thursday, June 1, the intersection of 7th Street and Woodland Drive will be closed to all traffic north of Bear Butte Creek. Heavy Constructors Inc. will be doing a complete reconstruction of the intersection including demolition of roadway, bridge end backfill, grading, concrete paving, and adding a sidewalk. The project is expected […]

May 29, 2023

Memorial Day services held across the state Monday

RAPID CITY, S.D. – A variety of Memorial Day Events were held across the state Monday to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service of the country. In Rapid City, the Joint Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Rapid City Fire Department and South Dakota Highway Patrol Honor Guard provided their annual ceremony at Monument […]

May 26, 2023

Meade County Commission declares disaster from mid-May flooding

STURGIS, S.D. — Heavy rains this month had resulted in enough damage that the Meade County Commission has decided to declare a disaster. Highway superintendent Troy Eastman told commissioners this week that Meade County’s highway system received significant damage during flooding events May 11 through the 14th. He says more than 90 locations and roadways […]

May 25, 2023

Ribbon Cutting held Thursday for new assisted-independent living facility in Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce and Sturgis Economic Development Corporation joined personnel from Dolan Creek Senior Living in cutting the ribbon for the new business Thursday. The new assisted-living and independent living senior care center on Moose Drive features 50 units in a three-story building. The first floor holds 14 assisted […]

May 24, 2023

Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity Unites Sturgis Volunteer Groups

STURGIS, S.D. – About 20 employees from Black Hills Federal Credit Union and Salesforce came together on May 11 in a group volunteer effort helping to finish a Black Hills Area Habitat home on Fleet St. and clear the corner lot at Nellie and Sherman Streets in Sturgis. The cleared lot will become home to […]

May 24, 2023

South Dakota Supreme Court hears Sturgis Municipal Gov case Wednesday

STURGIS, S.D. – The South Dakota Supreme Court heard arguments today on a pair of cases involving municipal government and the city of Sturgis. The two cases revolve around a petition brought forward by a group of citizens that asked for an election to decide whether or not Sturgis’ city manager form of government should […]

May 23, 2023

Sturgis Economic Development Corp celebrates 50 years

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Economic Development Corporation held its annual meeting Tuesday night, and celebrated 50 years in the process. The SEDC actively pursues economic development by assisting expanding or new business, industry and housing in Sturgis and Meade County. Established in 1973, local businessmen formed the Sturgis Industrial Expansion Corp. (SIEC) as a […]

May 23, 2023

City of Sturgis, DOT hold open house on Junction Avenue study

STURGIS, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation and the City of Sturgis have been working on possible long-term improvements to the southern end of Junction Avenue. The area under study runs from Pineview Drive to Harmon Street. At an open house Tuesday night, city staff and engineers from the D.O.T. were on hand […]

May 23, 2023

UPDATE – Law enforcement in Sturgis capture man who escaped custody Tuesday morning

STURGIS, S.D. – The Meade County Sheriff’s Office says an 18-year-old man who escaped custody earlier Tuesday has been apprehended. Law enforcement says 18-year-old Caleb Richter was located before noon today. Chief Deputy James Johns says Richter was spotted by Sturgis Police in the 500 block of Lazelle Street. After a short foot pursuit, he […]

May 22, 2023

Sturgis Ambulance holds annual open house in celebration of National EMS Week

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Ambulance Service is celebrating National E.M.S. Week and on Monday, held their annual open house at their home base on Ball Park Road. Ambulance Service Director Shawn Fischer says E.M.S. Week is a chance to make citizens aware of what the ambulance service does. Fischer uses this week to help […]