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Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
SpaceX rocket is launched from historic NASA pad in Florida
Old South Dakota town to get development funding
Judge dismisses charges against 3 Dakota Access protesters
Back on the campaign trail already, Trump touts promises kept
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Resistance is growing to the USDA's blackout of animal welfare records
Warriors win tight team race in Region 3B
Knights cruise past Mitchell girls
GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Briar Cliff, Tiger men host Concordia
Kernels send 12 wrestlers to state, finish third at Region 3A tourney
Area girls basketball playoff pairings
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Robert Fritz Wegehaupt
Mary Jean Nelson
Charyl E. Saunier
Fr. Thomas Ryan
Florence Irene Moke
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Don't elect climate deniers
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
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
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