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May 16, 2022

Sturgis Ambulance celebrates EMS Week with open house

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Ambulance Service celebrated the start of E.M.S. Week by holding an open house Monday. The Sturgis Ambulance Service uses E.M.S. Week as an opportunity to educate the community on prevention and care of injuries and illnesses and assists with education on what to do until first responders arrive to an […]

May 16, 2022

Sturgis Ambulance cuts ribbon on new SMRT program

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Ambulance Service is offering a new program dedicated to filling in the gaps in out of hospital care. The Sturgis Mobile Response Team, or SMRT for short, is a grant funded program that consists of a medical director, three community healthcare workers and four advanced life support providers. To celebrate […]

May 16, 2022

No injuries after school bus rear-ended by car in Summerset Monday morning

SUMMERSET, S.D. – The Meade County Sheriff’s Office and Summerset Police responded to a school bus that got rear-ended by a car Monday morning. According to Summerset Police Chief Don Allen, the incident happened just after 7:00 a.m. on Elk Vale Road. He says the bus was taking kids to school and had just entered […]

May 12, 2022

Five Candidates Running for Meade 46-1 School Board

STURGIS, S.D. – Five people are running for the three Meade School Board seats up for election June 7. Vying for the three three-year terms are incumbents John Nachtigall, Owanka, Lee Spring, Union Center and new candidates, Sandy Cass, Sturgis, Justin Jutting, Sturgis and Kami Wolf-Perli, Piedmont. John Nachtigall has been a member to the […]

May 10, 2022

Authorities arrest two juveniles in connection with vehicle thefts

STURGIS, S.D. – The Meade County Sheriff’s Office says they aided the Summerset Police Department, Highway Patrol and Rapid City Police Department in apprehending two juveniles in connection with several motor vehicle thefts. Sergeant Caleb Deyo with the Meade County Sheriff’s Office says law enforcement pursued individuals near I-90 Exit 46 fleeing west into the […]

May 10, 2022

Meade County Commission approves malt beverage license renewals; tackles highway matters

STURGIS, S.D. – The Meade County Commission met today, and approved its annual malt -beverage license renewals and transfers. The commission approved license renewals for 43 establishments and one transfer for Spur Enterprises. The commission also approved all four 2022 applications for Temporary Rally Campgrounds. All applicants submitted the required information and fees collected for […]

May 5, 2022

Sturgis Community Center celebrating 30 years

STURGIS, S.D. – Cake and a whole lot of memories were being served up Thursday as the Sturgis Community Center held a 30th birthday celebration. The center, which officially opened in June of 1992, now features a wide range of events and activities; from swimming in the pool to plays in the theater to community […]

May 3, 2022

Spearfish City Council approves increasing SERF loan to finish office space in Atlas building

SPEARFISH, SD – The Spearfish City Council Monday approved increasing a previously approved $1.4 million Spearfish Economic Revolving Fund (SERF) loan to $2 million to allow the remaining office space in the Atlas building in the Spearfish Industrial Park to be finished and leasable to the State of South Dakota. City Administrator Steve McFarland explained […]

May 3, 2022

Outgoing Spearfish Mayor recognized for years of service; Incoming Mayor takes oath of office

SPEARFISH, SD – People gathered in Spearfish City Hall Monday to honor Mayor Dana Boke for her three terms of service and welcome incoming Mayor John Senden, who took the oath of office to begin his term. Prior to the meeting, there was a reception with cake and refreshments, and during the meeting, the councilmembers […]

May 3, 2022

Sturgis Council approves ‘Rumble On’ sublease

STURGIS, S.D. – The city of Sturgis has approved a sublease with Rumble On that will allow them to run a year round business on Lazelle Street. Rumble On allows customers to buy, sell and trade used or new motorcycles. They will set up shop in the old Samson Building. Earlier this year, the City […]