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On the go: building crash; shooting suspect; windy Saturday
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Here’s your KELOLAND On the Go for the top news, weather and sports on Saturday, February 24. Two men were apprehended after crashing into a business early Friday morning and taking off on foot. Rapid City Police are asking the public’s help in...
Shooting Suspect Video in North Rapid
If anyone recognizes the individual in the video or their clothing description, they are asked to contact police at the non-emergency dispatch number, 605-394-4131.
Woman killed in North Rapid Wednesday night
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - A woman was shot and killed in North Rapid Wednesday night. Police have not released any details other than the woman was shot around 6:45 p.m., near the intersection of East North and Pine streets. She reportedly was in critical condition and taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Concerns rise in Pennington County as homicide cases increase
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - In 2023, all of Pennington County, including Box Elder and Rapid City, saw seven killings. This year, with three in just this month, people are concerned for their safety. “Well, I’m hopeful that this initial group of three homicides will be the end of it....
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...
Boost Your Career in Rapid City with Elevate's New Job Board and Hot Jobs
Elevate Rapid City has introduced a new Job Board to link regional employers with job seekers. The platform provides services such as job applications, career advice, and resume feedback. It aims to connect employers with suitable candidates, who can display their skills through resume uploads. The platform also has a weekly 'Hot Jobs' section, showcasing job vacancies from local businesses.
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.
Athlete of the Week-New Underwood’s Cash Albers
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) -The New Underwood boys basketball team is turning in a strong season. Cash Albers has helped the Tigers rack up a 10-8 record. Congrats on being our athlete of the week. New Underwood returns to the court Friday when it faces Jones County.
Planning Commission approves permit for Hills Alive to return
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - 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.
Monument Health children’s facility set for multi-million-dollar expansion
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Monument Health just submitted a major amendment to expand one of its more outdated facilities. The multi-million-dollar expansion will be the first time since 1983 any work has been done on the current children’s facility. The addition is set to cover more than 25,000 square feet and will include a lobby for the children and birthing areas, a neonatal intensive care unit, and a space for future post-partum care.
Wildlife encounters in Rapid City. Here's how Rapid City deals with dead animal recoveries (DAR's)
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Almost everyone at one time or another has had close or actual encounters with wildlife or domestic animals while driving in Rapid City or on any county road or highway in the country, an experience that may rank closely to the other two certainties in life.
Open heart surgery survivor discusses importance of rehabilitation
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Jerry Torgerson moved to Rapid City two years ago. He was regularly getting his heart checked every two years back home on the West Coast. However, when he went to see his doctor at Monument Health in August, he was told he would need his mitral valve replaced in his heart.
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...
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.
Hot Springs, February 24 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Rapid City Stevens High School basketball team will have a game with Hot Springs High School on February 24, 2024, 11:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
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,...
Guess how many tons of Christmas lights Rapid City recycled
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Rapid City Solid Waste Division reported that 3.56 tons of non-working Christmas lights were recycled. That's about 7,849 pounds. This is a massive increase over the 3.11 tons of lights recycled after the 2022 holiday season and the 2.5 tons collected after the 2021 holiday season.
Pet of the Week: Two dogs are better than one!
Our Pets of the Week are Bo and Luke, a bonded pair of three-year-old Shepherd/Alaskan Husky Mixes, and just some of the many animals available at the Humane Society right now. Call the Humane Society of the Black Hills at (605) 394-4170 to set up an appointment to meet with...
FRIDAY BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central girls hammer Lincoln, Stevens girls rally to beat Washington
RAPID CITY, S.D. - It's the final weekend of the regular season for the Class 'AA' boys and girls basketball teams. After trailing by 12 in the first half, Rapid City Stevens battled back to beat Sioux Falls Washington Friday in girls basketball, 52-42. Taaliyah Porter led the Raiders with...