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September 25, 2021

Child, age 9, dies in Lawrence County crash

DEADWOOD, S.D. — One person died and another was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon north of Deadwood. Names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2006 GMC Sierra K1500 pickup was southbound on U.S. Highway 85 when it left […]

September 24, 2021

Fire crews battle grass fire near Rapid City Regional Airport

RAPID CITY, S.D. – For the second day in a row, fire crews battled a grass fire about three miles from Rapid City Regional Airport off Longview Road. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office posted on their Twitter to warn people about the fire in the area, and that Longview Road was closed. Fire crews spent […]

September 24, 2021

Dion Pride, Lonesome Duvs take the stage at The Black Hills Opry

LEAD, SD – The Black Hills Opry is a signature classic country Opry style show. Set for Saturday, October 2 at the Homestake Opera House in Lead, SD, traditional country music showcasing Dion Pride, son of the legendary Charley Pride, along with the “Lonesome Duvs,”  combine music, song and storytelling into a one-of-a-kind performance. Headlining […]

September 24, 2021

Board of Regents Releases Fall Enrollment for 2021

PIERRE, S.D. — Enrollment at South Dakota public colleges continued a recent downward trend, officials announced Friday. In a news release, South Dakota Board of Regents Executive Directory Brian Maher says “enrollments are substantially flat and that is about what we expected.” The system headcount for the six public universities is down 121 students, for […]

September 24, 2021

D.O.T. and Meade County Seek Public Input into Meade County Master Transportation Plan Study

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with Meade County, will hold public open houses to gather public input for help in developing the update to the Meade County Master Transportation Plan. These open house public meetings will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the following dates […]

September 24, 2021

South Dakota records deadly COVID-19 report Friday with ten new deaths

PIERRE, S.D. – It was a deadly Friday COVID-19 update as the State Department of Health reported ten new deaths. Pennington County recorded four of those new deaths and Meade County accounted for one. The other deaths were reported out of Minnehaha, Stanley, Tripp and Yankton counties. With the new deaths, hospitalizations were down from […]

September 24, 2021

Annual Sturgis Fall Festival is this weekend

STURGIS, S.D. – The city of Sturgis and Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2021 Fall Festival at Harley Davidson Rally Point Saturday. The event runs from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. with lots of activities being planned this year. This year’s event’s include a hay bale maze, chili and pie cook off, pumpkin bowling, Halloween […]

September 24, 2021

Man charged with murder in wife’s death

SUNDANCE, WY – Charges have  been filed against Edward Svoboda in relation to the death of his wife. Kathleen Svoboda was allegedly hit and run over by a pickup and trailer in the back yard of the couple’s residence near Alva. According to a news report in The Sundance Times, Svoboda has been charged with […]

September 23, 2021

Fire crews battle grass fire off Highway 44 near Rapid City Regional Airport

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City area fire crews knocked down a  grass fire in a wheat field off of Highway 44 east of Rapid City Regional Airport Thursday. Fire officials say the fire burned 110 acres across a narrow stretch of land estimated to be about a mile long. Joe Tjaden Rapid Valley Fire […]

September 23, 2021

Black Hills State University, city of Spearfish dedicate ‘The Hive’ sculpture

SPEARFISH, S.D. – In conjunction with Swarm Week on the Black Hills State University campus, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday evening to dedicate ‘The Hive’ – a new sculpture that serves as a gateway to the campus at the intersection of St Joe and Jackson Boulevard. ‘The Hive’ sculpture was created by Sturgis […]