SPEARFISH — Fire crews with the Black Hills National Forest continued a controlled burn near Iron Creek Lake they initially started in early November.
DEADWOOD — It’s one of the largest highway projects for 2021 and also the final section of a four-phase overlay project on the Rochford Road.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Doctors from South Dakota’s largest hospital systems said Monday they hope that a recent downtick in virus cases holds steady after the Thanksgiving holiday as the state concluded its deadliest month of the pandemic to date.
BERLIN (AP) — European regulators may approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech within four weeks, the EU’s drug agency said Tuesday, a time frame that could mean the shot is rolled out first in the United States and Britain.
SPEARFISH — Just as many families were sitting down to enjoy their Thanksgiving feast Thursday, members of the Spearfish Fire Department were leaping into action to knock down a vehicle fire in Mountain Plains 2, high above the city campground.
SPEARFISH — The Northern Hills Ranger District on the Black Hills National Forest is planning to ignite up to 200 acres on the Beartown Prescribed Fire Project this week, southwest of Spearfish, near Iron Creek Lake.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to their advantage, federal investigators say.
BELLE FOURCHE — The annual Light Up the Night event shepherded in the holiday season with style in Belle Fourche Friday. Hundreds of community members lined the streets to partake in the parade of lights, carriage rides, chili feed, tree lighting ceremony, and fireworks.
SPEARFISH — With so many holiday events stymied over concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spearfish Optimist Club has devised a way to spread Christmas cheer without spreading the virus.
PIERRE — Voters sent a clear message to legalize cannabis in South Dakota, and elected officials should focus more on making that happen in a safe and responsible way, rather than fighting the initiative, according to a leading cultivator and distributor of cannabis-based products.
NEW YORK (AP) — The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the throngs of people usually scrambling for a view.
The plump, big-breasted turkeys that appeared on millions of American kitchen tables this Thanksgiving are far different than the smaller, much rarer turkey breeds that once made up the majority of the nation’s commercial turkey flock.
RAPID CITY — The Black Hills Clean Water Alliance issued a statement Wednesday, opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of Underground Injection Control and Safe Drinking Water Act aquifer exemption permits to Powertech (USA) Inc., Tuesday night.
LEAD — The Historic Homestake Opera House will host the concert of Celtic and Holiday Music, with one of its all time favorite SD Touring Artists Groups, Maggie in the Meantime.
EDGEMONT — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final Underground Injection Control (UIC) permits and a Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) aquifer exemption to Powertech (USA) Inc. for the Dewey-Burdock uranium in-situ recovery (ISR) site near Edgemont.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest was replaced Tuesday, less than a week after telling employees that he had recovered from COVID-19 and was not wearing a mask around the office.
SPEARFISH — As with many holiday events this year, the Zonta Club of Spearfish is turning its annual Festival of Trees auction fundraiser into an online event.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Active coronavirus cases and hospitalizations across South Dakota declined on Tuesday, but the state’s rate of new cases per capita in recent weeks means it is still dealing with one of the worst virus outbreaks in the country.
SPEARFISH — An 8-foot wildlife fence along Interstate 90 in Spearfish would help cut down on the many deer in the roadway and thus the number of vehicle collisions with the animals, officials from the S.D. Department of Transportation say.
DEADWOOD — In a special meeting Monday, the Deadwood City Commission unanimously passed an emergency resolution requiring the wearing of facemasks to slow the spread of COVID-19.