Sturgis, SD

Man From South Dakota Hit, Killed By Vehicle Tuesday

(KTTS News) — Springfield Police have identified a pedestrian who died after he was hit by a vehicle Tuesday morning. On Oct. 4, 2022, at approximately 7:28 a.m., Springfield Police responded to a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Republic Road and Fremont Avenue. A pedestrian had been hit...
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Big events happening this Native American Day weekend: Black Hills Powwow, Crazy Horse Marathon

Monday is Native American Day, and there are events happening throughout the region during the holiday weekend:. Friday – Sunday; event times vary. After a two-year hiatus, the Black Hills Powwow returns this Friday. The event pulls together dangers, singers, artisans, and vendors from across the U.S and Canada in an event with the theme “Come Dance With Us.”
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Expect less ‘elbow room’ as Rapid City area grows

Forget the "big city" argument; fentanyl is just as much a problem in Rapid City as a major metropolitan area. Evangelist questions Pennington County voting tabulators. The late evening news on KEVN Black Hills Fox Monday-Friday.

New housing under way in downtown Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - A major anchor to revitalizing the eastern part of downtown Rapid City is nearing completion. Element Apartments is an upcoming four-story building located on the 100 block of Saint Joseph Street. This project has been in the works since the summer of 2020, along with a unique add-along structure that’s quite different from other projects in the Black Hills.

Fentanyl involved in multi-vehicle crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City Police Department officers were dispatched around 12:30 p.m. Monday to the area of Eglin Street and E. North Street for a report of a multi-vehicle crash that involved injuries. When police arrived on scene, they saw several vehicles including a grey Toyota Camry...

Area law enforcement sees a rise in fentanyl abuse

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Fentanyl use across the country is an epidemic, and it’s not just a big city problem, as law enforcement in Pennington County has seen a drastic increase in the amount of the deadly drug they’ve taken off the streets. in 2020, the United...

Interstate closure planned Wednesday in Sturgis

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - The South Dakota Department of Transportation announced that the westbound on-ramp at exit 37 will close at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The ramp will be closed to allow crews to construct a new, longer ramp in its place. The ramp is expected to remain closed until Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Traffic using Pleasant Valley Road to access westbound I-90 will be detoured to eastbound I-90 to exit 44, where they will exit and access the westbound lanes of I-90.
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Rapid City man pleads guilty to drug charges in Scotts Bluff County District Court

GERING, Neb. -- A South Dakota man facing drug charges in the Nebraska Panhandle has pleaded guilty to three felony counts in Scotts Bluff County District Court. 25-year-old Chazz Litz, of Rapid City, reached a plea deal late last month, according to court documents. He was initially arrested in May after Scottsbluff Police discovered him passed out in the driver's seat of a pickup in a Scottsbluff gas station parking lot.
Black Hills Pioneer

Lead hiring city planner

LEAD — A city planner will help municipal officials prioritize major projects so they are in accordance with the long range vision of what Lead will be, Mayor Ron Everett said Monday. Recently the Lead City Commission authorized the new city planner position, and began advertising for the job...

Big events and winners at Deadwood’s Oktoberfest

DEADWOOD, S.D. — The Deadwood Chamber of Commerce reported that Deadwood had another great party for Oktoberfest 2022. Some of the big events during Oktoberfest 2022 were:. The winners of the Oktoberfest 2022 Beer Barrel Games were also announced:. 1st Place: Team “Drink if You Dür”. 2nd...

How you can get started in hunting as an adult

This is a free course for teaching adults, young adults and families how to hunt. Participants learn to purchase proper tags, understand what land they can and can’t use for hunting, learn how to use hunting gear and even process a doe. “You can take somebody who has got...
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Wild West Songwriters Festival tunes up Deadwood this weekend

DEADWOOD — A rare, behind-the-scenes look at lyricists and their lyrical inspirations, the Wild West Songwriters Festival opens tonight at Saloon #10 and keeps Deadwood tuned up through Saturday, when the event circles back to the #10 for final featured artists. Each year, top songwriters and artists come to...

No snow on the ground yet, but check out how some DOT plow drivers are making sure they are ready for the fresh powder

RAPID CITY, S.D.– When the snow falls in Rapid City and anywhere across the state of South Dakota, snow plow drivers head out in full force to make sure roads and other heavily-driven areas are cleared. But before that time, drivers and state department of transportation officials got in some fun as they prepare for winter.

Big Ol’ Fish-Brian Ames

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) -This week’s Big Ol’ Fish is a 24 inch walleye caught by Brian Ames. Congrats on your Big Ol’ Fish!!!!