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August 18, 2022

Sturgis, Fort Meade fire crews tackle trailer home fire Thursday afternoon

STURGIS, S.D. – It has been a busy 24 hours for Sturgis crews, as they responded to their third fire since last evening this afternoon. Sturgis Fire Chief Scott Lensegrav says Sturgis and Fort Meade Fire crews responded to a trailer home fire on sixth street at approximately 11:45 a.m. He says firefighters quickly attacked […]

August 18, 2022

Sturgis Fire crews respond to semi trailer fire early Thursday morning

STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis area fire crews responded to a semi trailer on fire on U.S. Highway 14A early Thursday morning. The fire was reported at mile marker 49. The fire slowed traffic in the area as crews put out the fire, which destroyed the trailer. Sturgis Fire, Fort Meade Fire, Meade County Sheriff and […]

August 15, 2022

Sturgis Police release final tally for 82nd Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis Police released their final tally of arrests and violations from this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The report showed 63 D-U-I arrests – up over last year’s 57, and 35 felony drug arrests – up from 20 last year. Illegal parking remained a problem for police. This year, police handed out 159 […]

August 15, 2022

2022 Sturgis Beef Throwdown Champions Announced

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) announced the winners of the Sturgis Beef Throwdown competitions during the 82nd Annual City of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota on August 12, 2022. This year’s Sturgis Beef Throwdown consisted of three categories: the Claim Your Steak Award, Claim Your Steak People’s Choice […]

August 13, 2022

City of Sturgis holds closing ceremonies for 82nd Annual Rally

STURGIS, S.D. – The city of Sturgis officially closed the 82nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally by holding closing ceremonies Saturday afternoon. The ceremony began with the unveiling of the logo for the 83rd rally, which incorporates the city’s new iconic “S” logo with the number 83 in the middle. Following the unveiling, daredevil Cole Freeman […]

August 11, 2022

Sturgis Police issue latest rally update

STURGIS, S.D. – In the local rally update from Sturgis Police, illegal parking issues are on the decline as the 82nd annual event heads into its final days. Police reported issuing 5 parking citations in the past 24 hours, sending the event total so far to 107. Law enforcement reported an additional 8 D-U-I arrests […]

August 11, 2022

Inductees honored at Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame Breakfast

STURGIS, S.D. – The 2022 Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame Breakfast was held Wednesday morning, to honor the incoming inductees into the hall. The event brings together many aspects of the motorcycle industry. This year’s inductees are Robin Bradley, Bill Davidson, Karen Davidson, Bob Kay, Carlo and Emma Lujan, Tom Seymour, the Motorcycle Riders […]

August 10, 2022

Sturgis Beef Throwdown finalists turn up the heat during Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

STURGIS, SD – This week is a big one for Sturgis. In more ways than one. The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) has been promoting steakhouses and restaurants throughout the state during the 82nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Classic. Earlier, during the month of June, the public nominated 26 locations for being a favorite place […]

August 10, 2022

Semi crashes into home on Dickson Dr just past I-90’s Exit 32

STURGIS, S.D. – A Sturgis homeowner escaped serious injury after a semi-truck crashed into his home early Wednesday morning. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 2020 Volvo semi-truck and tractor were eastbound on Interstate 90, near mile marker 32, when it left the roadway to the right. The semi-truck and trailer entered the south […]

August 9, 2022

Two local veterans honored as part of Military Appreciation Day at the Rally

STURGIS, S.D. – Tuesday was military appreciation day at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally as two local veterans were honored. Cindy Erickson and Arvid Meland were this year’s honorees. Before they were recognized, Lt Governor Larry Rhoden, S.D. National Guard Col Martin Yost, Ellsworth Air Force Base Wing Commander Col. Joseph Sheffield and Rick Butler on […]