Closings, Cancellations and Delays


Man accused in hit and run accident that killed child sentenced to prison
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Rapid City man charged in a fatal hit and run that killed a child was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison. George Matousek, who earlier pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter, was driving 75 mph in a 35 mph zone when he hit another car at the intersection of East Boulevard and East New York Street, killing 18-month-old Mackayla Dillon. He was arrested near Spo...
June 5, 2020
Worker at Rapid City business tests positive for COVID-19
PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Department of Health officials announced on Friday that an employee have the Blue Lantern Lounge at 1200 E Saint Patrick Street in Rapid City has tested positive for COVID-...
June 5, 2020

Sanford Health pulls hydroxychloroquine research study
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sanford Health announced Friday that the South Dakota hydroxychloroquine trial has been discontinued. According to a Sanford Health release, it was cut after new research finds th...
June 5, 2020

Meade County records first COVID-19 related death
PIERRE, S.D. – The Department of Health reported 30 new COVID-19 cases Friday and an additional death, which was reported as a Meade County resident. The health department says the death was a ...
June 5, 2020

Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Iowa girl's drowning
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against the city of Sioux Falls over the drowning of a 5-year-old Iowa girl who fell into Big Sioux River at Falls Park two years a...
June 5, 2020

South Dakota woman arrested in death of 2-year-old girl
CASTLEWOOD, S.D. - South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says a 30-year-old woman from Castlewood has been arrested in the death of a 2-year-old girl. Authorities were called Tuesday morning...
June 5, 2020

Noem: Current budget will be OK, but future uncertain
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Gov. Kristi Noem says this year's state budget will not need to be overhauled because tax revenues haven't dropped as dramatically as had been feared. The Republican govern...
June 4, 2020

Large hail hits the Black Hills area Thursday
STURGIS, S.D. - Hail the size of tennis balls struck parts of the Black Hills Thursday, causing damage to homes and vehicles. In Spearfish, damage is widespread as there are many cars completely tota...
June 4, 2020

Secretary of State releases primary election voter turnout information
PIERRE – South Dakota’s Primary Election was held Tuesday, June 2. According to the unofficial results, statewide voter turnout was 28.22%, with 154,324 ballots cast. Within the total ...
June 4, 2020

Sturgis Titans improve to 2-0 with win over Post 320
STURGIS, S.D. - After spotting Rapid City Post 320 three runs in the top of the first inning, Sturgis Post 33 answered with six runs in the bottom of the inning and kept rolling to a 13-3 win Wednesday night. The Stars got off to a hot start as Wyatt Hunt's 2 R.B.I. double gave ...
June 3, 2020

Sturgis Titans open season with 16-1 win over Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – The Sturgis Titans rolled in their season opener last night at Belle Fourche with a 16-1, five inning win. David Anderson helped lead the Titans with 4 runs on 3 hits. Post 32 also had some costly errors, costing them some runs. The Titans are back i...
June 3, 2020

Rapid City Stevens names new competitive cheer coach
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Rapid City Stevens Athletic Director Jared Vasquez has tabbed Jamiee Exner as head competitive cheer coach. Vasquez says Exner "is a product of our cheer program and has been a hard-working, loyal assistant cheer coach and led the Winter Sideline cheer team to...
June 1, 2020

Wyoming coach part of NCAA talks on football amid COVID-19
CASPER, Wyo. - Wyoming coach Craig Bohl has a seat at the table as the NCAA considers how to carry on with football season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bohl says there's been "a lot of different ideas" but so far not many hard and fast decisions. Bohl is a member of the Divis...
June 1, 2020

Wyoming Governor says state did not cancel rodeos
CHEYENNE, WY - Gov. Gordon, while joined by rodeo leadership across the state, announced the cancellation of the six largest rodeos in Wyoming due to COVID-19 concerns. The announcement prompted criticism and anger from some in the state who feel government response to the pande...
May 30, 2020

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