Name released in Pennington County fatal crash
PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. - A 26-year-old Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash Saturday, 13 miles east of Wall, S.D. Preliminary crash information indicates a 2014 Nissan Titan pickup truck was traveling westbound on I 90 near mile marker...
Felony Alert Rapid City Update: Man wanted for hit and run has been arrested
UPDATE November 30 - Pennington County Sheriff's Office stated that Libert has been taken into custody. RAPID CITY, S.D. - A felony warrant has been issued for Darian Michael Libert, a 25 year-old white male. He is described as being around 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. The warrant pertains to the following offenses: Hit and Run – Injury Accident, Possession of Firearm (prior Felony Drug Conviction), and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
Pennington County Sheriff's Office holds Coffee with a Cop event at Dunn Brothers Coffee
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Pennington County Sheriff's Deputies spent Friday morning sharing a cup of joe with the community. Twice a year the Sheriff's Office holds its Coffee with a Cop event - including Friday morning, where the public got to catch up with deputies at Dunn Brothers Coffee in Rapid City. And with most interactions with law enforcement being through criminal activity or accidents, Friday's event was a chance to meet deputies in more pleasant circumstances.
Meade County Courthouse to Close Temporarily for Employee Holiday Lunch on December 4th
The Meade County Court House will be closed on Monday, December 4th from 11:30 AM EST to 1:30 PM EST for an Employee Holiday Lunch. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.Visit here for more details.
Volunteer fire departments across the state set to receive funding for equipment
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Volunteer fire departments across South Dakota are set to receive a big boost thanks to grants from the state Department of Public Safety. The grants total $5 million for personal protective equipment or PPE such as bunker gear, boots, gloves, wildland firefighting apparel, and self-contained breathing apparatuses. Multiple Pennington County fire departments received funding, including the Rapid Valley Volunteer Fire Department which received just north of $33,000.
Tracing the Rails: The Evolution of Transportation and Its Impact on Urban Development
The Creighton Depot Museum captures the historical essence of a town transformed by the railroad industry. As the custodian of Creighton's rich railroad heritage, the museum showcases how railroads catalyzed the town's growth and connectivity. This story mirrors a larger narrative, where railroads once steered urban planning and economic shifts, dictating the development of cities and economic landscapes. The museum's exhibits pay homage to this transformative era, ensuring its legacy persists for future generations.
Largent and Sons Herefords Desert Mart Prime Demand Sale
All the bulls were big and stout. Just a really good even set of Hereford bulls. It is clear that the genetics have been refined to what they want and expect out of a bull. Lot 1, L3 B413 Desert Value 219, March 15, 2022 son of EFBEEF BR Validated B4 sold to Bayers Hereford Ranch of Reva, SD for $17,000.
Fatal crash in Pennington County on November 25
PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D.- One person has died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash Saturday, 13 miles east of Wall, S.D. The name of the person involved has not been released pending notification of family members. Preliminary crash information indicates a 2014 Nissan Titan pickup truck was traveling westbound on...
Man dead after rollover east of Wall, South Dakota
One man is dead after a crash east of Wall
Elm Springs Schoolhouse: A Journey Through America's Educational Heritage
In the picturesque town of Elm Springs, which straddles the Washington and Benton county lines, lies a precious relic of American history—the Elm Springs Schoolhouse. Serving as a portal to the past, this one-room schoolhouse, operational from the early 1900s to 1960, now invites visitors to traverse the timeline of traditional education. Its preservation is a tribute to the educational milestones that have shaped the nation, providing a tangible connection to the days when one teacher educated multiple grades under a single roof.
Meade County approves mental health intervention training for officers
Meade County Sheriffs’ deputies will receive a proposed crisis intervention training program. The mental health emergency training was approved by a full county commission table this week. Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve the training grant which will require the hiring of an additional deputy trained in crisis intervention. The...
Today the gas price is close to $3.24 in Wall as of 2023-11-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Meet your local law enforcement
Mark your calendars for the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office community engagement event, to be held Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., at the Hill City Center in Hill City. The public is invited to attend and take advantage of this opportunity to visit with sheriff Brian Mueller, local deputies and their supervisors to ask questions, give feedback and make recommendations.
Meade Co. accepts grant to hire additional deputy
MEADE COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — Meade County will soon have an additional deputy who will serve in many facets, according to the Meade County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). On Tuesday, November 28, the Meade County Commission voted to accept a $125,000 grant from the Department of Justice COPS to hire an additional deputy.
Rapid City Health Alert: Weed and Cigarette Smoke Can Wreck Your Lungs. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Shelandra Bell, Family Medicine. says, "Combining tobacco and weed smoking multiplies the risk of lung damage." Doctor's Expert Insights About Kee Health in South Dakota. Know this: "So, we know that marijuana smoking can damage heart health. Now this new data from RSNA shows another key...
Holiday Weekend Crashes Claim At Least 3 Lives In SD
South Dakota suffered at least 3 traffic deaths over the long Thanksgiving weekend, all in single-vehicle crashes, including one Saturday night on Interstate 90 in extreme Pennington County near Wall. No names have been released from any of the accidents. All 3 of the individuals who were killed were not...
Important Notice for Meade County Residents: Property Tax Payments and Potential Homestead Exemption
The Meade County Sheriff's Office has issued a notice about property tax payments. Payments can be made online, by mail, or in person at the Meade County Courthouse. The office is open Monday to Friday and has longer hours on Thursdays.
PHOTOS: Construction to begin on Highway 385
PENNINGTON–LAWRENCE COUNTY, S.D. – A construction project beginning on Monday will cause delays for drivers along Highway 385, according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation. Starting November 27, Zandra Construction will begin clearing trees along U.S. Highway 385 from the north side of Pactola Dam to the...
South Dakota beef industry sees potential in small, local meat plants
The small, somewhat worn meat processing plant in rural Wall seems an unlikely place for the birth of a new trend in South Dakota agriculture. But it could fundamentally change the economic landscape for the state’s $1 billion annual beef cattle industry. The 2,400 square-foot Wall Meat Processing plant...
Icy road conditions in Sturgis area Thursday night
STURGIS, S.D. (KELO) — The Sturgis roadways have received significant icing Thanksgiving evening throughout Meade County, according to the Meade County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). There have been numerous crashes after vehicles have hit ice patches and left the road. The MCSO reminds drivers to slow down and wear...