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June 7, 2017
ND town goes hog wild over Harley-Davidson's goal to license all its residents
RYDER, N.D. — Pretty much all of the eligible riders showed up last weekend in Ryder to start training on riding motorcycles as Harley-Davidson...
June 7, 2017 - 5:53pm
May 17, 2017
Ridin’ the rain: Petty brings annual charity motorcycle ride to Mitchell
It rained on Kyle Petty’s parade Wednesday. The former NASCAR driver brought his annual Charity Ride Across America through Mitchell in the...
May 17, 2017 - 9:26pm
February 16, 2017
Kyle Petty charity motorcycle ride to visit Mitchell in May
Former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty will be bringing his Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America motorcycle event to Mitchell in May. The 2,400-mile ride will stop in Mitchell on May 18, the fifth day of the week-long trip which will begin in Portland, Ore., and conclude in Milwaukee....
February 16, 2017 - 10:48pm
August 22, 2016
Black Hills economic officials welcome motorcycle industry
RAPID CITY (AP) — Regional economic development officials are ramping up efforts to bring more motorcycle business and jobs to the Black Hills area. Rapid City Economic Development Partnership president Ben Snow told the Rapid City Journal that South Dakota's positive business climate...
August 22, 2016 - 10:58am
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