Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series on a road dispute in southwestern Meade County. A civil lawsuit has been filed by landowners in the area who say that continual use of the road on private property makes it a public road.
BELLE FOURCHE –– The Belle Fourche Area Chamber of Commerce is on the hunt for parade float entries for the upcoming Parade of Lights event to be held Nov. 27.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The number of new COVID-19 cases in South Dakota increased by more than 1,000 for the second time in three days, state health officials reported Sunday.
WHITEWOOD – A 24-year-old woman died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash about a mile west of Whitewood.
As nursing homes and assisted-living facilities have restricted the movements of residents and eliminated most in-person visits by friends and families amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an unexpected elderly health crisis has emerged in South Dakota and across the country.
PIERRE –– On Thursday, Gov. Kristi Noem announced that $10 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds have been awarded to the South Dakota Housing Development Authority to assist South Dakotans who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 and need help paying their housing expenses.
BELLE FOURCHE –– The city of Belle Fourche is asking area residents to utilize the proper chain of command when it comes to alerting the city about any type of emergency, but specifically an emergency outage.
PIERRE — New COVID-19 cases in South Dakota topped 1,100 for the first time Friday.
RAPID CITY — Cross country runners from Spearfish, Lead-Deadwood, Belle Fourche, Sturgis, and Newell ended their seasons Saturday at the state meet in Rapid City.
SPEARFISH — The work ethic of the Spearfish varsity boys’ soccer team stood out for head coach Jim Hill as he recapped the recent season.
BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche edged Lead-Deadwood three games to two in a varsity volleyball match played Friday night at Edwin Petranek Armory in Belle Fourche.
STURGIS — Sturgis Brown defeated the Spearfish Spartans in the last regular season football game, 41-7, on a cold snowy Thursday evening at Woodle Field.
MINOT, N.D. — The 2020 Badlands Circuit PRCA and WPRA Horses of the Year have been selected for their exceptional ability in rodeo.
LEAD — Lead-Deadwood’s varsity volleyball squad dropped a three-games-to-zero decision to Douglas, Tuesday night, at the Lead-Deadwood High School gym. Scores were 25-20, 25-17, and 25-21.
STURGIS — The Sturgis Brown boys’ soccer team ended the regular season with a 7-5-2 record.
SPEARFISH — Black Hills State University’s football team dropped a 56-7 decision to Colorado Mesa at a snowy, windswept Lyle Hare Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
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OPINION — Rarely are lawmakers across the political spectrum so unified. And rarely do they act so rapidly.
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