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Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
SD man sent to prison for placing ad on Craigslist inviting men over for sex at woman's home
Four juveniles lead police on high-speed chase near Chamberlain
New Runnings store being built in Winner
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
Rosters set for Three-Class Shootout Saturday in Salem
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Paul "Bud" Johnson, Jr.
Margaret A. Everson
Wauneta (Barb) Brown ne Kitto
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
WOSTER: Don't let life 'roll along'
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
March 15, 2017
Man sentenced to 210 years in prison in SD double homicide
STURGIS (AP) — A man from western South Dakota likely will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend and his roommate....
March 15, 2017 - 3:52pm
March 14, 2017
Trademark infringement award for Sturgis rally set aside
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge has vacated a nearly $1 million trademark infringement award made to the owners of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally brand. SMRI sued Walmart and a Rapid City retailer for improperly using the Sturgis trademark on merchandise. A jury awarded $912,500...
March 14, 2017 - 11:26am
March 8, 2017
University to research veterans at Black Hills cemetery
STURGIS (AP) — A nearly $74,000 contract has been awarded to a South Dakota university to research stories of veterans buried at the Black Hills National Cemetery. Staff and students at Black Hills State University will research the veterans' history and the circumstances of their...
March 8, 2017 - 2:21pm
November 17, 2016
Man arrested at Sturgis rally in sex sting operation gets 4 years
STURGIS -- A 36-year-old Nebraska man who was hoping to have sex with a 15-year-old girl at the 2015 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has been sentenced to four years in prison. Marcus Lee Dorsey of Loup City was convicted of attempted trafficking with respect to involuntary servitude and...
November 17, 2016 - 4:50pm
October 28, 2016
Sturgis Rally attendance down from landmark 2015 event
STURGIS (AP) — Attendance at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota was down nearly 40 percent from the record crowd that gathered during last year's 75th annual event. This year's official tally from rally organizers is 448,000 people, down from 739,000 during...
October 28, 2016 - 10:55am
A moment to 'cherish': Tayler Reichelt caps win with touchdown run
In the final seconds of a one-sided Class 11AA quarterfinal playoff game Thursday, Tayler Reichelt created the loudest roar of the night. The...
October 28, 2016 - 10:03am
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
One down. Two to go. For the second consecutive season, the Mitchell High School football team is headed to the Class 11AA semifinals after the...
October 28, 2016 - 12:01am
October 27, 2016
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
October 27, 2016 - 11:02pm
Authorities ID 2 victims of fatal crash in Meade County
STURGIS (AP) — Authorities have identified two people who died in a crash in western South Dakota's Meade County. The Highway Patrol says two pickup trucks crashed at the intersection of two rural roads north of Sturgis shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Sixty-seven-year-old Ronald Audus,...
October 27, 2016 - 10:57am
October 26, 2016
New season starts for No. 1 Kernels
A new season begins for the Mitchell High School football team today. After securing a 8-1 record in the regular season, Mitchell's best regular...
October 26, 2016 - 10:52pm
2 people killed in 2-pickup crash north of Sturgis
STURGIS (AP) — Two people are dead after a crash in western South Dakota's Meade County. The Highway Patrol says two pickup trucks crashed at the intersection of two rural roads north of Sturgis shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday. The 67-year-old man driving one of the pickups and a 32-year-old...
October 26, 2016 - 11:22am
September 8, 2016
Vendor sales at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally drop 55 percent
STURGIS (AP) — Vendor sales at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally were down 55 percent from last year's landmark 75th anniversary event. The state Department of Revenue says vendor sales this year totaled just under $15 million, down from about $33 million during the 2015 rally....
September 8, 2016 - 11:18am
September 6, 2016
2-vehicle crash in Boulder Canyon near Sturgis kills man
STURGIS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 72-year-old man who died after his car hit a pickup truck in Boulder Canyon near Sturgis. The Highway Patrol says Rudolph Witton of Sturgis failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 14A, crossed the center line and collided with the...
September 6, 2016 - 10:53am
September 2, 2016
Judge's ruling confirms Buffalo Chip is not a town
STURGIS (AP) — A South Dakota judge has issued a final ruling confirming that the Buffalo Chip Campground of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally fame cannot be a town. The Rapid City Journal reports Circuit Court Judge Jerome Eckrich has issued a 30-page document with 103 findings supporting...
September 2, 2016 - 10:33am
August 18, 2016
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally traffic down 40 percent from 2015
STURGIS (AP) — Traffic at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was down nearly 40 percent from last year's landmark 75th anniversary event. Data from the state Transportation Department show 508,610 vehicles attended the Aug. 3-14 event, down from 830,503 last year. It is the lowest...
August 18, 2016 - 11:33am