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1+1 Giveaway - Kim Johnson

HILL CITY, S.D.– During her more than twenty-year teaching career, Kim Johnson has taught at a few different schools around the Black Hills region, and different grades. However, she feels right at home in her first grade classroom at…

Clouds will start to pick up Wednesday night

On this day in 1961: A tornado touched down west of Sundance on US Highway 14 causing $25,000 in damage. Wednesday evening, there will be increasing clouds. I'm not ruling out a stray shower or two towards Buffalo, S.D., as…

DHS graduates walk halls of elementary schools

BOX ELDER, S.D. — While some members of the Class of 2022 are certainly ready to say goodbye to their high school hallways, there are others cherishing the memories they've created in them. As for the Douglas High School Class…

Butcher Block Act passes unanimously in House

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson's Butcher Block Act passed unanimously in the U.S. House Agriculture Committee Wednesday. The bipartisan bill would establish a loan program at the United…

Musical performances announced for 50th Flood observance events

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Four musical performances have been announced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Flood. The first performance called "Remembrance and Renewal" will kick off the observance June 5 at 3 p.m. at the Journey Museum…

Monument Health to invest in West River Health Science Center

RAPID CITY, S.D. -- On Tuesday, Monument Health announced that they will be contributing $2 million to the new West River Area Health Education Center that will be built at Black Hills State University's campus in Rapid City. The $15…

Nearly 43,000 people died on US roads last year, agency says

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly 43,000 people were killed on U.S. roads last year. That's the highest number in 16 years as Americans returned to the highways after the pandemic forced many to stay at home. Traffic deaths rose 10.5% over…

Food Truck Tuesdays begins at Canyon Lake

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Food Truck Tuesdays is set to begin at 5 p.m. May 17. The popular summer event is scheduled through September and is hosted by local food truck businesses. 10-12 food trucks will be at Canyon…

One dead in one-vehicle crash northwest of Winner

WINNER, S.D. — One man has died in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Winner early Tuesday morning. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup was northbound on 314th Avenue when the driver lost control near the intersection…

Bridge rail painting and repairs scheduled for Highway 85

DEADWOOD, S.D. — Starting Monday, May 23, bridge rail painting and repairs will take place on three bridges over Whitewood Creek on Highway 85 between Burlington Street and the Highway 385 intersection. Single lane closures and temporary pedestrian detours will…

Three West River schools win $300K in fitness equipment

PIERRE, S.D. — Three West River schools have been named as winners of the DON'T QUIT! Fitness Center Campaign. Fitness icon Jake "Body by Jake" Steinfeld and Governor Kristi Noem announced Custer Elementary School, Newell School and Sturgis Williams Middle…

FDA clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11

U.S. regulators have authorized a COVID-19 vaccine booster for healthy children ages five to 11. Everyone 12 and older already was supposed to get one booster dose for the best protection against the newest variants of the coronavirus. Some people,…