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Become the next Dakota Star at the South Dakota State Fair
Attempts to fake drug tests rising
Ethan man pleads not guilty to charges from fatal crash
Area departments respond to fires in Ethan, Presho, Reliance
City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Magic have their man: Powell to coach new team
Armour knocks out Chamberlain
State Legion roundup: Hartford/Humboldt, Milbank advance to title game
Dakota Magic tickets now on sale
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
April 4, 2016
Two MTI motorcycles take second place at bike show
Two motorcycles built by Mitchell Technical Institute students earned second place in their respective classes at the Midwest's largest bike show. Cory Schulte — a 35-year-old, second-year Power Sports Program student at Mitchell Technical Institute — built a touring bike...
April 4, 2016 - 6:10pm
October 21, 2015
Polaris Industries buys former trike plant in South Dakota
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Minnesota-based manufacturer has bought a facility in western South Dakota that once made motorcycle trikes and plans to create up to 80 jobs in Spearfish. Polaris Industries Inc., a Medina, Minnesota-based maker of off-road vehicles, has bought the 51,000-square-foot...
October 21, 2015 - 2:21pm
September 11, 2015
Hot Bike Tour makes its stop in Mitchell
Brian Klock wasn't shy about his feelings Thursday night about the Hot Bike Tour. "I am seriously the happiest biker in the world right now,"...
September 11, 2015 - 12:07pm
August 10, 2015
Two from Puerto Rico injured in Spencer-area motorcycle crash
SPENCER—Two people from Puerto Rico were thrown from a motorcycle Friday near Spencer in a crash that slowed traffic for a short period on Interstate 90. The incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. Friday near mile marker 353 on I-90, which is three miles south of Spencer, according...
August 10, 2015 - 4:41pm
August 5, 2015
OPINION: Hosting the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
It's rally time in South Dakota. What started in 1938 as a single motorcycle race in a small town in South Dakota has grown into one of the largest and most well-known motorcycle gatherings in the world. This year is the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and it may be the largest...
August 5, 2015 - 8:54pm
July 21, 2015
Yankton event to lure bikers on way to Sturgis rally
YANKTON (AP) — The eastern South Dakota city of Yankton is trying to capitalize on the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in...
July 21, 2015 - 4:09pm
May 1, 2015
Freedom to ride
Glen Shoemaker's 50th birthday was one to remember, but not in a good way. There was no extravagant surprise party or trip to celebrate. Instead,...
May 1, 2015 - 9:17pm
April 27, 2015
OUR VIEW: We all need to be safe on the road
This is the time of year when we typically start seeing commercials that remind us automobile drivers to watch out for motorcycles. As the summer traveling season ramps up, more motorcycles hit the roads. And being South Dakota residents, we see an abundance of motorcycles throughout...
April 27, 2015 - 9:54pm
Harleys and holy water
Decked in black leather head to toe, Joe Vittitoe sits atop his thundering motorcycle with Jesus as his passenger. On the last Saturday of...
April 27, 2015 - 10:27am
April 17, 2015
Highway Patrol using motorcycles to crack down on DUIs
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, state troopers are going to police the highways on motorcycle in an attempt to crack down on drunken driving in the state. The South Dakota Highway Patrol unveiled three new Harley Davidson motorcycles at the state capitol...
April 17, 2015 - 1:01pm
March 31, 2015
Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revival
TRIMBLE, Tenn. (AP) — Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll. That's the plan for economic development in this otherwise sleepy town of Trimble, tucked away among the corn and soybean fields of northwestern Tennessee. The only thing standing in the way, say distillers Michael Ballard...
March 31, 2015 - 11:52am
October 2, 2014
Iowa man injured in motorcycle accident
An Iowa man was injured Monday during a motorcycle accident, authorities said. Around 3:15 p.m. Monday, Brad Eller, 62, of West Des Moines, Iowa, was eastbound on Highway 44 near mile post 364 in Hutchinson County when the arm of his jacket got caught in the rear wheel of his 2005...
October 2, 2014 - 10:02pm
January 31, 2014
PHOTOS: 'Why We Ride' premiere
The South Dakota premiere of the documentary"Why We Ride," about the history, culture and community of motorcycles and the people who ride them,...
January 31, 2014 - 7:47am
September 24, 2013
Team Klock Werks gets record on trike
Since 2006, Team Klock Werks has accomplished many feats at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. The group, based out of Mitchell, has broken...
September 24, 2013 - 12:18am
October 7, 2012
New specialty dealership has motorcycles, ATVs
Sabers Victory and V-Twin, formerly Sabers Specialties, Mitchell, has a new dealership and a new name. The company is now a dealer for Victory Motorcycles and it has 11 units in various models on hand. The Victory Motorcycle line is a product of Polaris Industries and is manufactured...
October 7, 2012 - 3:29pm