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June 20, 2016
Sturgis grocery stores to sell booze during bike rally
STURGIS (AP) — The Sturgis City Council will allow liquor sales at grocery stores in an effort to alleviate congestion at the city-owned liquor store during the town's famous motorcycle rally. Mayor Mark Carstensen said the city will experiment with the special event liquor license...
June 20, 2016 - 11:14am
June 15, 2016
Accused Meade County commissioner pleads not guilty
STURGIS (AP) — A Meade County commissioner accused of damaging private property has pleaded not guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges. KBHB radio reports that Alan Aker appeared in court Tuesday on a felony charge of intentional damage to property and a misdemeanor count of trespassing....
June 15, 2016 - 11:51am
June 9, 2016
Supermoto races moved to Fourth of July weekend in Sturgis
STURGIS -- The fourth annual Metzeler Supermoto has been moved from September to the Fourth of July weekend in downtown Sturgis. The American Motorcyclist Association-sanctioned racing event is scheduled to run during the Independence Day weekend, with racing on both Friday, July...
June 9, 2016 - 4:31pm
June 3, 2016
Man sentenced for fatal crash at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
STURGIS (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to serve four years in prison for a crash that killed a North Dakota woman on the first day of last August's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Authorities said 20-year-old Nickolas Hartwell, of Belle Fourche (foosh), was driving recklessly...
June 3, 2016 - 11:12am
May 23, 2016
Judge rules Buffalo Chip of Sturgis fame shouldn't be a town
STURGIS (AP) — A South Dakota judge has found that the Buffalo Chip Campground of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally fame shouldn't be a town after all. Circuit Court Judge Jerome Eckrich ruled Friday that procedures the Meade County Commission followed when it approved Buffalo Chip's petition...
May 23, 2016 - 12:38pm
May 5, 2016
Meade County Commission suspends member facing charges
STURGIS (AP) — The Meade County Commission has voted to suspend a member who's facing criminal charges in a private job contract dispute. Alan Aker's fellow commissioners made the decision in a special meeting Tuesday. Commission Chairman Galen Niederwerder said the group is following...
May 5, 2016 - 11:15am
May 3, 2016
Man accused of killing 2 in Faith pleads not guilty
STURGIS (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting an ex-girlfriend and a friend in the small town of Faith has pleaded not guilty. Berton Toavs pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder Monday in court in Sturgis. He's accused of killing Eliza Edgins and Nathan Gann...
May 3, 2016 - 11:58am
April 20, 2016
Full Throttle owner building new bar in new Sturgis spot
STURGIS (AP) — The owner of the Full Throttle Saloon lost to fire is planning to rebuild, but his new place will have a new name and be in a new location. KEVN television reports that Michael Ballard will build The Pappy Hoel Campground five miles down the road in a spot formerly...
April 20, 2016 - 4:44pm
April 15, 2016
Construction of $1.3M Sturgis bypass ahead of schedule
STURGIS (AP) — Work is close to wrapping up on a $1.3 million highway bypass at Sturgis, months ahead of schedule. The gravel surface Fort Meade Way was scheduled to be ready by July. KOTA-TV reports that only a few weeks of work remain. The bypass connects Interstate 90 with state...
April 15, 2016 - 11:22am
March 5, 2016
Judge rules Sturgis can challenge Buffalo Chip incorporation
STURGIS (AP) — A judge has ruled the city of Sturgis can challenge a decision to approve Buffalo Chip Campground's petition to incorporate. The campground became an incorporated town last spring. The judge ruled Friday in favor of Sturgis. Buffalo Chip asserted Sturgis didn't have...
March 5, 2016 - 10:54am
February 15, 2016
Officials trying to determine cause of Sturgis plane crash
STURGIS (AP) — Federal aviation officials are trying to determine what led a small plane to crash near Sturgis. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony Molinaro says the Piper 24 struck a power pole about half a mile from the runway at Sturgis Municipal Airport. A man and...
February 15, 2016 - 12:03pm
November 1, 2015
Jury award in 'Sturgis' trademark suit to be appealed
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A jury award of $912,500 to a nonprofit group that holds Sturgis motorcycle rally trademarks will be appealed, a Rapid City businessman says. A federal jury in Rapid City on Friday decided the four-year-old case that pitted Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc....
November 1, 2015 - 8:21pm
October 31, 2015
Jury award in 'Sturgis' trademark suit to be appealed
RAPID CITY (AP) — A jury award of $912,500 to a nonprofit group that holds Sturgis motorcycle rally trademarks will be appealed, a Rapid City businessman says. A federal jury in Rapid City on Friday decided the four-year-old case that pitted Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. against...
October 31, 2015 - 4:30pm
October 22, 2015
Campground owner pledges $1M, land for controversial bypass
SPEARFISH (AP) — The owner of the Buffalo Chip Campground has pledged up to $1 million to help pay for a proposed highway bypass to reroute drivers around the motorcycle mecca of Sturgis. The Rapid City Journal reports that Rod Woodruff told Meade County commissioners he also...
October 22, 2015 - 1:09pm
October 21, 2015
Fire department won't bill SD saloon owner for services
STURGIS (AP) — The Sturgis Volunteer Fire Department will not be sending a bill to the owner of the Full Throttle Saloon that was destroyed by a blaze last month. The Rapid City Journal reports the bill for the fire department's response to blaze added up to over $6,000. But...
October 21, 2015 - 2:51pm