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Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in to face criminal charges in New York, reports say
Security company, state argue venue in Dakota Access dispute
Rancher gets 3 months to shoot or drown thousands of rodents
Speed limit slowed for part of US 14A through Deadwood
Officials look for driver who struck, killed woman
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Corn Palace updates brings new display options
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
SD tourism extended increase in 2017, report says
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
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Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
COMMENTARY: When machines, crops, prices fail you, remember you still have worth
Soybeans spread to southwestern ND
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
Frustration subsides as Abu Danladi returns to Minnesota United
Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country
MLB report on home runs concludes no changes to ball structure
Kicker Kai Forbath 'shocked' when Vikings drafted his potential replacement, Daniel Carlson
White Sox catcher receives 80-game PED suspension
Mitchell woman shares her adoption story with the world
OPINION: Nurses care for the sick, comfort those in need
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Gary L. Wieman
OPINION: Trolls should stay by bridges
Letter: Shame on county commissioners
Thomas: The coarsening of political language
Mercer: Surveys became unreliable with arrival of cell phones
OUR VIEW: Week in review: the best, worst
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Battling South Dakota's beaver problems
ND angler's walleye breaks 60-year record
LaVerne (Bill) & Marilyn Hedblom
Happy 70th Birthday Shirley
Dale & Linda Hoenscheid
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