March 22, 2023

More than 100 entries received for Rally logo contest

STURGIS, S.D. – The City of Sturgis received more than 100 entries in its 84th Annual City of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Logo Contest. The city asked people to design a unique logo that will be used to promote the 84th City of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in 2024. Top prize is $5,000. Each year, the City of […]

March 22, 2023

Sturgis Chamber hosting 2023 Community Showcase Wednesday

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau is hosting a community showcase Wednesday. The event runs from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sturgis Community Center. Chamber Receptionist and Events Coordinator Kadence Gleason, says this event is an opportunity for the public to learn about all of the unique […]

March 21, 2023

Sturgis residents and Podcast hosts seek to be part of SupCo case regarding city manager form of government

STURGIS, S.D. – A pair of Sturgis residents who had planned to turn in a petition regarding the city’s decision to search for a new city manager following the resignation of Daniel Ainslie has instead decided to try and seek relief in court. Eric Davis, who is a practicing attorney in Sturgis, and Eric Johnson; […]

March 21, 2023

Sturgis will move forward with hiring city manager

STURGIS – A faction of Sturgis citizens has failed to submit a petition to refer recent Sturgis City Council action to a vote. The 20-day referendum period has expired, and the Sturgis City Council Resolution 2023-20 becomes effective today, March 21, 2023. The resolution authorizes the Sturgis Administrative Services Director to recruit the next Sturgis […]

March 21, 2023

Sturgis Council approves capital improvement line of credit with First Interstate Bank

STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis City Council approved a capital improvement line of credit with First Interstate Bank Monday night. The move comes as the city is working to complete two large capital improvement projects. One is the reconstruction of the 7th Street Crossing and the second is the complete reconstruction of East Main and […]

March 21, 2023

Sturgis passes first reading of revised Title 7 Ordinance

STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis City Council members passed first reading of Ordinance 2023-3 or Title 7 at their Monday night meeting. The revised Ordinance deals with how city government operates. The City Manager/Title 7 Subcommittee has been meeting for the past year to consider changes. The subcommittee was formed following some citizen concerns on the […]

March 20, 2023

Sturgis banner pole project gets underway

STURGIS, S.D. – You may have noticed the construction tape around poles in the downtown area and along Junction Avenue in Sturgis in recent weeks. The city is working with MAC Construction to remove existing banner poles and install new poles and accompanying support systems that will provide better structural integrity. During this time, there […]

March 20, 2023

First medical cannabis dispensary in Sturgis opens quietly Monday

STURGIS, S.D. – The first medical cannabis dispensary in Sturgis is now operating within the community. The Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau says a private ribbon cutting was held Monday morning for Northern Hills Alternative Health. The business is located at 2715 Lazelle Street. Northern Hills Alternative Health C.O.O. Cameron Popkes says […]

March 16, 2023

Rural Meade County man arrested for shooting dog

STURGIS, S.D. – The Meade County Sheriff’s office arrested a man Monday after allegedly shooting a dog on his property. Sheriff Pat West says officers responded to the area of Eagle Ranch Road after receiving reports of gunshots. West says after an investigation, it was determined that Richard Greenman had called 9-1-1 dispatch and said […]

March 15, 2023

Sturgis Brown High School students win top culinary division at ProStart Invitational

PIERRE, SD – Teams of high school students from across South Dakota put their culinary and hospitality management skills to the test at the 2023 South Dakota ProStart Invitational, held March 14 in Pierre. The ProStart Invitational is an intense, fast-paced event where students demonstrate food preparation and safety procedures, hospitality management, public speaking, and […]