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DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Winner man charged with attempted rape of teen
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Kernels have strong showing at Mitchell Invite
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS girls tennis team suffers first defeat
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS soccer teams split in Spearfish
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Marla Rae Behm
Larry Dean Forbes
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
October 21, 2015
Sturgis police chief retiring after quarter century
STURGIS (AP) — The man believed to be the longest-serving police chief in South Dakota history is calling it a career. Sturgis Chief Jim Bush says he's retiring in January. He'll be succeeded by Assistant Chief Geody VanDewater. Bush joined the Sturgis force in 1978 and...
October 21, 2015 - 2:25pm
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
October 12, 2015
City searching for new director of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
STURGIS (AP) — The City of Riders is searching for someone to oversee the growth of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which celebrated its 75th anniversary this year. Sturgis City Manager Daniel Ainslie tells KEVN-TV the city is looking to hire for the position by January. Sturgis...
October 12, 2015 - 1:09pm
October 1, 2015
Sturgis man killed in crash on Interstate 90 near Spearfish
SPEARFISH (AP) — A one-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 near Spearfish has killed a Sturgis man. The Highway Patrol says 30-year-old Kurtis Tallmage died at a Rapid City hospital from injuries he suffered in the crash Wednesday afternoon. A Sturgis woman riding in the car...
October 1, 2015 - 2:38pm
September 22, 2015
City: Attendance at 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally a record
STURGIS (AP) — The city of Sturgis estimates that 739,000 people attended this year's 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, setting a record. The city bases its estimate on a number of things, including state Department of Transportation traffic counts, sales tax collections and the...
September 22, 2015 - 4:35pm
September 19, 2015
Kernels run over Scoopers
The Mitchell High School cheerleaders did a pushup for every point the Kernels football team scored against Sturgis Friday night—and it...
September 19, 2015 - 12:27am
September 18, 2015
Looking to make it two in a row
The Kernels aren't going to overlook Sturgis. Fresh off the team's first win—a 13-10 overtime victory over Watertown—Mitchell now...
September 18, 2015 - 12:14am
September 16, 2015
State: Tax revenue during Sturgis up 76 percent over 2014
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota officials say the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this year not only brought in hordes of people, but plenty of money, too. The South Dakota Department of Revenue says tax revenue collected from this year's rally is up 76 percent compared to last year. So...
September 16, 2015 - 1:26pm
Owner says power cord caused Full Throttle Saloon fire
STURGIS (AP) — The fire that destroyed the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis was caused by a malfunctioning electrical cord, according to the owner of the popular biker bar. "We had a keg cooler behind the main bar, and (workers) had pulled it out multiple times whether for cleaning...
September 16, 2015 - 1:10pm
September 15, 2015
Investigators: Fire that destroyed famous bar was accidental
STURGIS (AP) — Authorities investigating a fire that destroyed a popular South Dakota biker bar say the blaze was accidental. Officials said Monday that investigators can say "conclusively" that the fire at Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis started in the main part of the bar...
September 15, 2015 - 5:12pm
September 14, 2015
Full Throttle Saloon fire stokes fears of rally disaster
STURGIS (AP) — The fire that destroyed the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis is stoking fears of a disaster during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The annual late-summer rally draws hundreds of thousands of people to the area. The fire happened Tuesday, some weeks after the rally...
September 14, 2015 - 12:05pm
September 11, 2015
Bar owner says he has to figure out future after fire
STURGIS (AP) — The owner of a popular South Dakota biker bar destroyed by fire this week says he has to process what has happened and then figure out the future. Full Throttle Saloon owner Michael Ballard said in a statement shared on the bar's Facebook page that walking the...
September 11, 2015 - 1:47pm
September 10, 2015
ATF investigates fire that destroyed famous South Dakota bar
STURGIS (AP) — Federal authorities began investigating Thursday the cause of a fire that destroyed a popular South Dakota biker bar, but they cautioned their presence didn't necessarily indicate any criminal wrongdoing. A team from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
September 10, 2015 - 8:37pm
September 8, 2015
Early morning fire destroys popular Sturgis saloon
STURGIS (AP) — An early morning fire has destroyed a popular Sturgis saloon that billed itself as the "world's largest biker bar." Crews from the Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department responded to the Full Throttle Saloon on South Dakota Highway 34 about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and...
September 8, 2015 - 10:33am
August 23, 2015
Judge: Wal-Mart buyers must give deposition in Sturgis case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge is requiring that two buyers for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. give a deposition next week ahead of an upcoming trademark dispute trial. The four-year-old case pitting Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. against Rushmore Photo and Gifts and Wal-Mart Stores...
August 23, 2015 - 3:52pm