LEAD — Sales tax collections in the city of Lead are a full $250,000 more than they were at this time last year. With five months left of revenue still to be realized, the city has already collected its budgeted amount for the year.
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Health says the number of confirmed coronavirus cases at a Christian youth summer camp in the Black Hills has grown to 96.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish’s school board approved its revised schedule for the 2020-21 school calendar at Tuesday’s special meeting.
PIERRE – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the South Dakota Department of Education a Rethink K-12 Education Models Grant in the amount of $6,883,481 to support the state’s efforts to better serve students during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. South Dakota is one of 11 states t…
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Several people who work for the Rhode Island Legislature will work from home for two weeks after some staffers tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said.
BEIJING (AP) — Both mainland China and Hong Kong reported fewer new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday as strict measures to contain new infections appear to be taking effect.
DEADWOOD – A brand new farm to table dining experience has arrived in Deadwood, as Snitches restaurant celebrated its opening in the Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort with a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday.
STURGIS — It’s at about this time before the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally that Gene McPherson would be checking his food orders one last time for the biker breakfast hosted by the First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis.
RAPID CITY— Spearfish-based South Dakota Premier earned the 12-and-under B division title at the West River state girls’ softball tournament that ended Aug. 2 at the Parkview Fields.
BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche Legion baseball coach Randy Doran said the teams (varsity and junior) displayed a lot of growth during the recently-concluded 2020 campaign.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish’s Alison Kennedy won all eight of her tournaments during a South Dakota Golf Association junior season that ended July 27 with a state championship at Huron’s Broadland Creek course.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish’s Doug Dexheimer received the South Dakota Tennis Achievement Award from the state’s tennis hall of fame. He coaches the Spearfish boys’ and girls’ squads.
STURGIS — Team Certified Sports was scheduled to host an historic professional boxing event at the Sturgis Bike Rally on Tuesday, Aug. 11, by being the first Black-owned boxing promoter to host such a performance at the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis.
DEADWOOD — Professional bull riding officially returns to Deadwood after a six-week delay.
BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche ended its varsity Legion baseball season Tuesday evening by dropping a 10-0 decision to the Miles City Outlaws in Belle Fourche.
DEADWOOD — Rodeo competitors from seven states earned top honors as the 98th annual Days of ’76 ended Saturday.
As the calendar turns to August, we are getting closer to that time of year when kids go back to school. In South Dakota, our kids will be in classrooms this fall. I met with both parents and superintendents earlier this week to discuss what that will look like, and everyone was on the same …
“Why hire it done when you can do it yourself?” This is a common money belief for frugal people, who often spend weekends doing home maintenance chores. Or, in my case, haunting the neighborhood with my sprayer in search of noxious weeds, like thistles and hound’s tongue.
I would like to provide an update on the development of three vaccine candidates and a summary of available therapeutics, although some may still be experimental.
It’s high summer, and as is often the case this time of year, we are experiencing an abundance that exceeds our capacity to deal with it. Yes, the garden is producing beautifully, the calves and lambs are growing strong on their mother’s sweet milk and the good green grass, but that’s not wh…
Wouldn’t it be a shame to live through the shutdown of 2020 only to die a violent death in a motorcycle accident while on vacation? Perhaps worse yet, what if your carelessness results in someone else’s death?
“What will happen to my investments if (the candidate I dislike) becomes president?” This is a question I hear frequently during any presidential election year, especially in contentious times. People are always worried that if the candidate they oppose becomes president it will be devastat…
Cases of COVID-19 are surging in many southern states in particular. The United States has reported more than 4,000,000 cases of the disease and over 141,000 deaths. South Dakota is reporting about 37 new cases per day, 118 people dead from the disease and a total of almost 8,000 total cases…
When the Senate goes back into session the week of July 20, one of the proposals we’ll be working on is a “phase four” coronavirus relief package. The last coronavirus relief bill we passed back in March—the CARES Act—included funding for the Paycheck Protection Program which helped many bus…