STURGIS — Organizers said that more than 400 people were fed through the annual Sturgis Community Thanksgiving dinner. People could either eat at the center, or have a meal to-go. Sturgis first responders helped pack and deliver the meals throughout the community.
(THE CONVERSATION) — “Meleagris Gallopavo Day” is a bit of a mouthful. Which may be why this Thanksgiving, most people will opt for the less ornithologically precise “Turkey Day.”
STURGIS — Sturgis and Meade County have closed applications for medical marijuana dispensary licenses.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish city employees participated in their first ever citywide Safety Stand-Down Day on Nov. 17. As part of the city’s new safety culture program, staff from all departments took part in a daylong training, which included general workplace safety talks and demonstrations.
SPEARFISH — Facility Maintenance Superintendent Gary Hargens was recognized with a city of Spearfish Award for Safety Excellence on Nov. 17.
WHITEWOOD — A Whitewood family’s home was destroyed in a fire Thursday morning.
PIERRE — The state legislative summer interim study committee, which was charged with studying the issues of both medical and recreational marijuana use in South Dakota, yielded a slew of recommendations that will be discussed during the next legislative session beginning in January, includi…
DEADWOOD — Originally charged with aggravated assault for events that stemmed from an alcohol-fueled argument with his girlfriend that played out in a Deadwood hotel room in January, a Bismarck man pleaded guilty to a lesser misdemeanor charge and was sentenced Nov. 15 by 4th Circuit Court J…
SPEARFISH — The Spearfish High School boys’ soccer program hosted its end-of-the-season banquet Tuesday evening at the high school commons.
SPEARFISH — The Spearfish Sparks won the fifth grade girls’ Pepsi Classic Championship Tournament held Friday through Sunday at St. Thomas More High School, in Rapid City.
SPEARFISH — Black Hills State University announced the signing of Jaqueline Bowles to the women’s golf program for the 2022-23 season.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish’s varsity football program moved onward and upward in 2021, improving to 4-5 one season after a 0-9 campaign in 2020.
SPEARFISH — The Spearfish Adult Volleyball League is getting ready to start the winter session.
OPINION — You know that your life is spinning out of control when the moments of the year you look forward to most become wedged between work and obligations.
SAINT LEO, Fla. — Black Hills State University cross country runner Xiomara Robinson competed in the NCAA DII Cross Country National Championships Saturday, in Saint Leo, Fla.
OPINION — Can the South Dakota Democratic Party emulate what its sister parties did in neighboring states last century?
OPINION — A few years ago, we had an epic western Dakota-style blizzard the day after Thanksgiving. We’d hustled through our feast, knowing the storm was predicted, so we could get all our chores done and the animals tucked safely in before the weather turned. We made it just in time, which …
OPINION — It is nearly impossible to Christmas shop for Uncle Horace. Aunt Grace is worse yet. And, just when you’re about to give up and send them a big box store gift card, your mailbox reveals salvation – the Sharper Image catalog. Whew!
OPINION — Schools are always adapting. It is usually an uncomfortable situation when anyone or anything needs to change. But unfortunately, it is, and forever will be, a part of life.
OPINION — Imagine your neighbors have lost their children because they were found to be using recreational marijuana in their home. Mom and Dad have been found guilty of personal use possession — a misdemeanor. The children were seized and placed in protective custody by the state where they…
OPINION — Elbridge Gerry never set foot in South Dakota.
OPINION — I’ve always had a fascination with tiny things. All through my childhood I was drawn to dollhouses, snow globes, miniatures of any kind, the smaller the better. I loved to imagine large worlds contained in these items, a thousand stories unfurling across my mind’s eye.
OPINION — A tweet by President Biden on Oct. 20, got my attention: “Here’s the deal: If you spent $3 on your coffee this morning, that’s more than what 55 major corporations paid in taxes in recent years.” The president has used this statistic in speeches or interviews 10 times since April, …