June 1, 2023

RC Police offer $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of man wanted in connection with shooting of child

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with the shooting of a young child. Police say apprehending Lyle Blue Legs III remains on their top priorities. Police are seeking him in connection with the shooting of a […]

May 31, 2023

Music on Main Summer Event Series begins Wednesday night in downtown Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. – Harley-Davidson Rally Point is the destination Wednesday night’s this summer as the city opens up its Music on Main Summer Event Series tonight. As in previous year’s, you will find a little something for everyone in the family. Kids will love the free bounce house and several new attractions. Bicycle enthusiasts can […]

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 31, 2023

Funeral services set for youth killed in accident in Stanley County

PIERRE, S.D. – A funeral service will be held Monday (June 5, 2023) afternoon for a 14 year old from rural Fort Pierre killed in an accident over the weekend. River Ray Ludemann was in a Jeep when the accident happened around 9:30pm CT Saturday in the Off Road Vehicle area just south of the […]

May 31, 2023

Pennington County Sheriff’s Office launching new initiative

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new initiative to improve public safety and increase accountability for those who victimize others. Called IGNITE, or Individual Growth Naturally and Intentionally Through Education, the nationwide jail initiative improves safety and prepares inmates for release. Officials stress it is not a jail release […]

May 31, 2023

Fire at Rapid City lumber plant contained

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Fire department responded and contained a fire that broke out in Forest Products Distributors. The wholesale lumber company remanufacturing and distribution facility is located on Old Folsom Road east of Rapid City. The cause of the fire is still unknown but officials say it started in a dust […]

May 30, 2023

One dead after officer involved shooting in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City Police say on officer shot a suspect in a no-contact order violation on the 100 block of East Signal Drive Tuesday morning. Police say the incident began when police were called and asked to remove two male family members from a home on East Signal Drive. Police Chief Don […]

May 30, 2023

Petition to remove Butte County Commissioners fails

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. — A petition circulated by a group called ‘Concerned Citizens of Butte County’ (CCBC) has failed in its goal to remove a majority of Butte County Commissioners from office. According to a record of the complaint submitted to Butte County State’s Attorney LeEllen McCartney, the group accused commissioners Stan Harms, James Ager, […]

May 30, 2023

One person killed in two vehicle crash east of Draper

DRAPER, S.D. – One person died Sunday evening in a two-vehicle crash east of Draper, S.D. The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2013 GMC Acadia were both traveling west on Interstate 90 near mile […]

May 30, 2023

Native American leaders in South Dakota forge ahead with educational reforms

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Early mornings at the new Oceti Sakowin Community Academy are a joyous time for the roughly 28 kindergartners who attend and the two staff members who teach them. Before classes begin, students join in a circle and sing the “Four Directions” song in Lakota, and students shake one another’s hands and […]