SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota health officials on Monday said they have not seen an uptick in community spread of the coronavirus after thousands of people gathered for Independence Day celebrations in the western part of the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The demand for mail-in ballots is surging. Election workers need training. And polling booths might have to be outfitted with protective shields during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DEADWOOD — The city of Deadwood is entitled to $229,000 in CARES Act funds and July 6, the city commission authorized the execution of contractual documents with the State of South Dakota for receipt of the funds.
You receive an unsolicited message via text, email, or a social media messenger. The message explains that you’ve come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The message instructs you to self-isolate and provides a link for more information. Alarmed, you are tempted …
BELLE FOURCHE — The man who died Friday evening while jet skiing at the Belle Fourche Reservoir has been identified as Joshua Richard Weisz, 33.
SPEARFISH — The city of Spearfish will be eligible for $2,657,747 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) funds from the state of South Dakota.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in new confirmed cases.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota on Saturday recorded two more deaths from COVID-19 a day after state health officials reported a record number of deaths from the virus.
SPEARFISH — Sturgis’ varsity Legion baseball team dropped a 12-9 decision to Brandon Valley, Saturday, in a game played at Black Hills Power Stadium.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish dropped a 24-1 decision to Brandon Valley in varsity Legion baseball played Saturday afternoon at Black Hills Power Stadium. Play ended after five innings because of the 10-run rule.
BELLE FOURCHE — Spearfish Post 164 dropped a 10-4 decision to Newcastle, Thursday afternoon, at a varsity Legion baseball triangular in Belle Fourche.
BELLE FOURCHE — Spearfish’s varsity Legion baseball team erased an early eight-run deficit Thursday afternoon and defeated Belle Fourche 17-13 to begin a triangular in Belle Fourche.
BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche Post 32 conquered the Miles City Colts 11-6 in Wednesday’s Legion baseball game in Belle Fourche.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish Maroon and Spearfish Gray met on the Little League diamond Tuesday evening in Spearfish. The Spearfish Gray team scored eight runs in the first inning, two in the second, and one in the third to win 11-5. Spearfish Maroon scored twice in the third frame, twice in the f…
SPEARFISH — Sturgis conquered Spearfish 21-0 in a varsity Legion baseball game played Monday at Black Hills Energy Stadium in Spearfish. Play ended after five innings because of the 10-run rule.
BELLE FOURCHE — The 101st annual Black Hills Roundup rodeo in Belle Fourche ended Saturday afternoon after a record 1,275 contestants entered the arena over the event’s five days.
Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary defines science as: “knowledge attained through study or practice” or: “knowledge covering general truths of the operation of general laws, esp. as obtained and tested through scientific method [and] concerned with the physical world.”
When President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attended the fireworks at Mount Rushmore, the Black Hills Pioneer was there to report on the day’s events.
This was a Fourth of July holiday like no other before. We have seen rioting and demonstrations like I never thought I would see again in my lifetime. This fracturing of society was last evident in the 1960-70s when war and politics prompted demonstrations on college campuses and riots in ou…
Those who do not like President Donald Trump were beside themselves prior to his appearance at The Shrine of Democracy on July 3. None of the seven prior sitting presidents who have visited the monument have been subjected to as much negative press.
America’s Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment to the Constitution.
The United States is the country with the most cases of COVID-19 in the world. Worldwide the total number of cases is 10.4 million people infected and over 500,000 deaths; in the United States alone there are 2.6 million cases with 128,000 deaths. In South Dakota we have had 6,764 cases of C…
As a long-time financial planner, I’m seeing more and more clients reach, not just retirement, but their final years. An especially important issue at this stage of life is how to protect your financial resources from an unexpected threat—yourself and those closest to you.
This week marked 100 days since the first COVID-19 cases were confirmed in South Dakota, and it feels like a lifetime. Simply trying to grasp the physical, emotional and financial toll of this virus is an exhausting proposition.