A girl ran away from a children's home in South Dakota in February 2019 and hasn’t been seen sinceMr BillyNewsBreak Contributor
Is South Dakota starting to slow in terms of growth?American NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Major retailer opens another location in South DakotaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Closing Hope Center Leaves Homeless in Rapid City, South Dakota, at RiskGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Strider Bikes Donating $100,000 Worth of Balance Bikes to CharityRyan McFarlandNewsBreak Contributor
A girl ran away from a children's home in South Dakota in February 2019 and hasn’t been seen since
Since February 3, 2019, the small town of Rockerville, South Dakota, has been overshadowed by a mystery that remains unsolved to this day. The disappearance of Serenity Dennard, a young girl just 9 years old at the time, has left an indelible mark on the community and continues to stir concerns and efforts to locate her.
Possibility of recreational marijuana becoming legal is creating some mixed feelings
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - On Friday, the Attorney’s General Marty Jackley released the final ballot explanation for an initiated measure to legalize recreational marijuana and create dual-use licenses. The final ballot explanation for an initiated measure that would legalize recreational marijuana has been released. The proposed measure would...
10 things you need to know about the Lakota Nation Invitational
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The 46th annual Lakota Nation Invitational kicks off Tuesday, December 12. The crown jewels of the event are the larger than life basketball tournaments. 24 teams of boys and girls high school teams compete in two levels of tournaments that play in front of thousands of spectators in person and online.
Man faces life in prison for first degree manslaughter
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - A man charged with first degree manslaughter was in court Friday for arraignment. 44 year old Pedro Simental is accused of killing Edleigha Little on November 8, 2023. Simental plead not guilty in court Friday. He is charged with a class C felony, and if...
Weekly Safety Report: Gunshots, Missing Teen, and Stabbing in Rapid City, South Dakota
The Rapid City Police Department (RCPD) investigated multiple incidents this week. Gunshots were reported in the 3400 block of Bunker Drive, where shell casings were found. A bullet struck a residence in the 900 block of Sagewood Street. A missing 15-year-old girl, Sayla Varnadoe, was later found safe. Lastly, a Pierre man, David J. Shangreaux Jr., was charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old female, Evie Maxey, at a Pierre residence.
Is South Dakota starting to slow in terms of growth?
The Associated General Contractors of America reports that Sioux Falls increased construction jobs between September 2022 and September 2023, despite a nearly one billion decline in building permit values during that period.
Rodeo Rapid City named 2023 PRCA large indoor rodeo of the year
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The Monument is thrilled to announce that Rodeo Rapid City has won the PRCA Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year award for the fifth time. The other rodeos running for the award were San Angelo, TX; Fort Worth, TX; San Antonio, TX; and Houston, TX. The announcement was made at the PRCA Awards Banquet held at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, on Dec. 6.
Felony Alert Rapid City: Man wanted for assault of a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Authorities have issued a felony warrant for Tyler Dane Huizer for the offenses of Simple Assault on Law Enforcement Officer/Firefighter/Ambulance Personnel and Resisting Arrest. Huizer, a 31 years old white male, standing at around 5’6” and weighing 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His...
The Grinch stole breakfast all for a mischievously good cause
A group of community members came together last year to address this need, forming the Black Hills Toy Drive.
A Culinary Tour: Rapid City's 5 Unmissable Mexican Restaurants
This article presents a curated list of five exceptional Mexican restaurants in Rapid City. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Bond is set on murder trial of David Shangreaux
PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- Bond has been set for a Pierre man charged in the death of a Rapid City teenage girl in a Pierre apartment. Hughes County Magistrate Judge Tara Adamski set a $300,000 cash bond for David Shangreaux, who is charged with Second Degree Murder of the death of 17 year old Evie Maxey.
Governor Boys Finish Fourth, Girls First in Rapid City Tournament
The Pierre Governor girls would win its first tournament of the season in Rapid City this weekend as the Pierre boys would place fourth behind on Sturgis from South Dakota. On the boys side, Tristan Spencer and Chance Carda would each win their respective weight classes while Alex Oedekoven and Trey Lewis would both place fourth as the next highest finishers for the Govs.
Missing 12-year-old update: Jessyca WoundedShield has been found safe
UPDATE December 12 - RCPD has stated that Jessyca WoundedShield has been found and is safe. RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Rapid City Police Department posted the following on social media:. The RCPD is currently seeking the public's help to locate 12-year-old Jessyca WoundedShield. Police have checked numerous locations since...
Rapid City's SPS Mobile Mechanics: Prioritizing Local Residents with Convenient Auto Services
Smiley Pro Services (SPS) Mobile Mechanics is a team of certified professionals specializing in automobile services. They offer diagnostics, repairs, and roadside assistance at the customer's preferred location, emphasizing customer convenience and quality service.
'Holiday for Fiddles' concert raises spirits and funds for Youth and Family Services
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The enchanting melodies of the holiday season returned to the stage at the Performing Arts Center in Rapid City as the 2nd annual "Holiday for Fiddles" concert showcased Christmas music in support of a noble cause. The concert featured a lineup of nine talented artists who played classic holiday tunes and some original works too.
Hope Center officially closes its doors
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - For more than a decade the Hope Center has been assisting those living in poverty. Friday, the center closed and left a gap in services for one of Rapid City’s most vulnerable groups. For years the homeless community relied on the Hope Center for...
Bond set for Pierre man accused of killing Rapid City teen
A $300,000 cash only bond has been set for a 23-year old man from Pierre charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old female last week at his residence in Pierre. The charge against David J. Shangreaux, Jr., is connected to the death of Evie Maxey from...
Missing Rapid City teen has been found safe
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — The Rapid City Police Department (RCPD) has announced that 12-year-old Jessyca WoundedShield has been located safe. She was reported missing Thursday morning.
Wild game hunters scramble to find butchers
PIEDMONT, S.D. (SDNW) — A sudden shortage of South Dakota butchers and meat cutters willing to process wild game has been bad news for hunters but good news for Josh Clark and the small butcher shop he manages in Piedmont. On a recent November day, Clark walked through the...
South Dakota Service Dogs' Santa Paws event brings furry festivities for all members of the family
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Four-legged friends and their owners gathered at the South Dakota Service Dogs location in Uptown Rapid Saturday for the "Santa Paws" event. Santa and Mrs. Claus took photos with the dogs, spreading holiday cheer and capturing precious moments for pet owners. What is South Dakota Service...