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E. North Shooting Update: Identity of victim released, man taken into custody as accomplice
UPDATE February 22, 4:34 p.m. - The woman who was killed in Wednesday night's shooting has been identified as 25-year-old Esther Wolfe of Rapid City. Wolfe was shot shortly before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. She was transported to the hospital but subsequently died from her injuries. Police have...
Police investigate fatal Rapid City shooting
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — One woman is dead after a shooting in Northern Rapid City. Police say it happened just before 7 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Pine Street and East North Street. Officers arriving on scene found the woman with what a captain described as critical...
Five day minimum sentences proposed for petty theft in Pennington County
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - According to the National Retail Federation retail thefts are rising nationwide. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and State’s Attorney are looking to address the issue locally by imposing minimum sentences for petty thefts. The idea to impose minimum sentences for petty thefts came...
A Culinary Tour: 5 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Rapid City
This article presents a curated list of five Mexican restaurants in Rapid City. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Former KOTA TV and KNBN anchor pleads not guilty
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - A former Rapid City TV news anchor for KOTA and KNBN television stations pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges during his arraignment in Meade Count court Wednesday. Shad Olson, 51, is charged with domestic abuse aggravated assault, or in the alternative, domestic abuse simple...
Rapid City woman arrested for convenience store robbery
Rapid City's Club for Boys host 11th annual Hooked On Hardwater event
RAPID CITY, S.D. - An event looking to give Rapid City boys a positive experience with a role model is happening this weekend. For 11 years now, The Club for Boys has been hosting Hooked On Hardwater. This Saturday 60 boys will be paired with 60 professional anglers for a day of ice fishing. The outing made possible through community sponsors. It costs $100 to have a boy participate with a role model on Deerfield Lake.
Governor’s Office, some legislators cool to idea of funding for new Douglas School District elementary school
PIERRE, S.D. (SDBA) -- Members of the legislature from Box Elder and Rapid City made an impassioned plea Thursday morning, Feb. 22, for $5 million in state funding to help the Douglas School District build a new elementary school. It’s in anticipation of the coming of the new B-21 bomber...
Cheyenne Traffic Stop Leads to Several Pounds of Marijuana
A 40-year-old Rapid City, South Dakota woman is facing a felony drug charge following a weekend traffic stop in southwest Cheyenne. According to a booking sheet, Stacee Moss Plenty Arrows was stopped near the College Drive exit on northbound Interstate 25 around 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, after a deputy with the Laramie County Sheriff's Office reportedly saw her run a red light.
Over 400 gymnasts from 5 states arrive in Rapid City for 3-day invitational
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - The Watiki Gymnastics Invitational has over 460 gymnasts from 18 clubs and 5 states competing this weekend in a 3-day event beginning Friday at 5 p.m. In the past, it was previously called the Rushmore Invitational for 41 years until this year presented a unique...
South Dakota State Dart Tournament has 3,500 competitors chasing 'perfect games'
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The 39th Annual State Darts Tournament commenced in Rapid City today, featuring a flurry of sharp objects as some 3,500 players gather to compete in singles, doubles, and four-person team events. Organizers highlight the inclusivity of the event, offering competitions tailored to participants of all skill...
Planning Commission approves permit for Hills Alive to return
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - The Rapid City Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to allow the Life-Light Hills Alive Music Festival. The permit allows the festival to be held in Memorial Park on the third weekend in July. The permit has been granted for the two-day Hills...
Rapid Valley murder; RC shooting; phone outage
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — It’s Thursday, February 22. Take a look at our top stories in news and weather with KELOLAND On The GO First@4. A suspect has been identified and charged in the murder/arson case in Rapid Valley, according to the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.
How the war between Israel and Hamas has impacted this Rapid City resident
For many of us, the war between Israel and Hamas can seem very far away. For others it hits much closer to home. NewsCenter1's Kevin Stanfield spoke with Hani Shafai, president of Dream Design International and Rapid City resident, for whom the war has had a personal impact.
Pennington County see an increase of fentanyl related arrests in 2023
RAPID CITY, S.D. - In response to a concerning rise in fentanyl-related deaths across the United States, including a significant increase of over 20% from 2020 to 2021, South Dakota has witnessed a parallel surge in fentanyl-related arrests in recent years. To address this, the state has secured opioid funding,...
Pennington County Sheriff’s Office reports varied crime trends in 2023
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office’s crime numbers from 2023 are out, and while there were a few areas where the numbers decreased, there are also some areas where the calls for service increased. Statewide, 2023 saw more than a 2% drop in crime...
College of Consultors choose Father Dan Juelfs to lead the Diocese of Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The College of Consultors of the Diocese of Rapid City convened on February 19 to address the leadership transition following the passing of Bishop Peter Muhich on February 17. In a unanimous decision, they elected Fr. Daniel Juelfs to lead the diocese, effective immediately. Fr. Daniel...
Top players shine at State Dart Tournament
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) -The 39th annual South Dakota state dart tournament is being held at the Monument this week. The event brings together players of various skill levels. We take a look at what it takes to excel at darts.
'Fatherhood is Sacred': Rapid City event shows need for fathers in Native American culture
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The role of fatherhood in Native culture, the topic of a two-day event hosted by the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board. The second annual Fatherhood Symposium was held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Rapid City. The event featured cultural demonstrations along with a variety of booths offering community resources.
Marty Two Bulls Jr. named 2024 Sanford Underground Research Facility Artist in Residence
LEAD, S.D. (AP) — Marty Two Bulls Jr., an artist and educator from Rapid City, South Dakota, has been named the 2024 Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) Artist in Residence (AiR). Two Bulls, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, draws from multiple disciplines in his work, including painting, ceramics, printmaking, and sculptural techniques. He was inspired to apply for the program by his curiosity about the science happening at SURF.