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September 30, 2022

Supporters invited to “Bucking Cancer Fundraising Auction” for Chad Cordell

STURGIS, SD – When a diagnosis of stage 3 cancer is made, it leaves a family in shock – struggling to treat the disease while still needing to make a living. Chad and Amanda Cordell of Sturgis are among such people. Friends are putting on the “Bucking Cancer Fundraising Auction For Chad Cordell,” Sat., Oct. […]

September 30, 2022

I-90 Exit 37 westbound on-ramp near Sturgis to close

STURGIS, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says that the westbound on-ramp at exit 37 will close at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. The ramp will be closed to allow crews to construct a new, longer ramp in its place. The ramp is expected to remain closed until Tuesday, Nov. […]

September 30, 2022

Sturgis, other communities receive funding from Biden’s American Rescue Plan

PIERRE, S.D. – The City of Sturgis is among those receiving a portion of $167,247,512 in grants and loans for drinking water, wastewater, and solid waste projects in South Dakota. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources approval at Thursday’s meeting in Pierre. The […]

September 28, 2022

Load of bentonite catches fire at Tilford early Wednesday

STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis fire crews joined others in responding to a semi-trailer on fire early Wednesday morning. The truck was hauling a load of bentonite when it caught fire on I-90 near Tilford. No injuries were reported, but the trailer was heavily damaged. Sturgis, Piedmont and Black Hawk all responded to the trailer fire […]

September 25, 2022

Lemonade entrepreneur presents check to St. Jude’s

STURGIS, S.D. – For the second year in a row, a young lemonade stand entrepreneur has raised some big bucks for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Wyatt Dennis of Piedmont runs a lemonade stand during the annual motorcycle rally, and while he offers up free lemonade to the thirsty bikers, they in turn, leave lots of […]

September 25, 2022

Sturgis Main Street business damaged by early Sunday morning fire

STURGIS, S.D. – A Sturgis Main Street business was damaged by an early morning fire Sunday. Sturgis Fire Chief Scott Lensegrav told KBHB Radio News crews were dispatched to Unique to Antique at 1132 Main Street at 2:55 Sunday morning. When fire crews arrived, they were alerted to a person inside, and that person was […]

September 23, 2022

Holland Hired as Director of Communications & Outreach for City of Sturgis

The City of Sturgis has named veteran journalist Deb Holland its new Director of Communications. “Deb brings a wealth of institutional knowledge and integrity to this position,” said Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstensen. “We believe she will further our commitment to providing ongoing valuable information to our residents and local media.” Holland, who first came to […]

September 22, 2022

State award earned by Meade 46-1 School Board for efforts to enhance knowledge

PIERRE, S.D. – Meade School Board members were honored by the Associated School Boards of South Dakota for their collective efforts to enhance their knowledge of school board work throughout the 2021-22 school year. The Meade School Board earned a Gold level award in ASBSD’s statewide board recognition program: ALL, which stands for Act, Learn, […]

September 21, 2022

Sturgis holds informational meeting on proposed Lakeside Adventure Park Tuesday night

STURGIS, S.D. – City officials and members of the Sturgis Aquatic Committee held an informal get together Tuesday night at the Sturgis Community Center to gather input on the proposed Sturgis Lakeside Adventure Park. The group has been raising funds to help build the facility – possibly on property purchased by the city southwest of […]

September 20, 2022

Sturgis Council authorizes loan application for wastewater improvement projects

STURGIS, S.D. – With continued growth in Sturgis, the city council Monday night approved Resolution 2022-25 – which authorizes a State SRF loan application for wastewater improvement projects. Sturgis Public Works Director Rick Bush says it is necessary to proceed with improvements to the sanitary sewer system, especially with planned growth to the north. Projects […]