STURGIS — All fans can now attend winter sports events in the Meade School District.
NORTHERN HILLS –– The Black Hills communities are beginning to clean up properties and city streets littered with the evidence of a weather system that brought hurricane force wind gusts to the area for more than 40 hours.
SPEARFISH — Thanks to a donation of matching funds from the Spearfish Police Auxiliary, nearly $1,500 will be donated to Special Olympics South Dakota through the Spearfish Police Department’s participation in “No Shave November”.
PIERRE — South Dakotans want to know when it will be their turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
DEADWOOD — The Lead-Deadwood School District is back from break and Tuesday Superintendent Dr. Dan Leikvold apprised the school board of current COVID-19 cases and other pandemic-related matters.
STURGIS — The Black Hills Pioneer and Faith Independent have been named officials newspapers of Meade County.
DEADWOOD — The 12 Days of Pizza initiative, started by local Hollywood producer Sean Covel, for families in need during the holiday season again grew exponentially in 2020, serving up a piece of the benevolent pizza pie to thousands in need across the region and now, the nation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. The move came after widespread concern over a slow start even as coronavirus cases and deaths reach new highs.
STURGIS — The Sturgis Brown boys’ basketball team fell to the Rapid City Central Cobblers, 72-48, on Thursday at the West gym in Sturgis.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer agreed to become head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, leaving the broadcast booth and returning to the sidelines after a two-year absence that followed another health scare.
PIERRE — The Sturgis Brown boys’ basketball team fell to the Pierre T.F. Riggs Governor’s, 79-31, at T.F. Riggs gym, Tuesday in Pierre.
BELLE FOURCHE — Spearfish pulled away in the second half Tuesday night and defeated Belle Fourche 54-38 in varsity boys’ basketball action from Edwin Petranek Armory.
STURGIS — The Sturgis Brown Scoopers junior varsity wrestling quadrangular was held Friday in Sturgis.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The celebration was at once familiar and unique. The confetti cannons sent a crimson and white shower into the air and Alabama players ran to the sideline to grab their championship hats and T-shirts.It’s a rite of passage if you have played for the Crimson Tide un…
BELLE FOURCHE — The Belle Fourche boys’ basketball team defeated Sturgis, 48-41, on Saturday at Edwin Petranek Armory.
OPINION — Over 20 million doses of vaccine have been distributed to date, but fewer than 7 million doses have been administered. Federal responsibility has been simply to distribute vaccine to the states: getting shots in arms has been left to local healthcare.
OPINION — De Smet takes a lot of pride in its connection to the Ingalls family. Tessa Flak, director of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society of De Smet, said the Kingsbury County town provided much-needed stability for the Ingalls clan.
OPINION — What should our elected officials do next, now that President Donald Trump has incited a riot that resulted in a mob of Trump supporters rushing and overtaking the nation’s capitol and causing five deaths?
OPINION — For many Americans, one painful lesson of 2020 has been a first-hand demonstration of the importance of having an emergency fund. Yet knowing such a reserve matters is a far cry from creating one. According to BankRate, 72% of Americans don’t have an emergency fund with enough mone…
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OPINION — I would like to describe a new variant of the Coronavirus that was detected first in the UK and in South Africa. This variant of the coronavirus is about 50% more contagious than the original strain. It does not seem to be any more virulent than the original strain, it just is more…
OPINION — It’s been a tough year for each and every one of us.
OPINION — I am writing a series on the fabled “Curse of Karl,” or the legend that no South Dakota senator can serve four full terms. Only Sen. Karl Mundt was elected four times, and a devastating stroke left him incapable of serving the second half of his final term.