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Whitewood man pleads not guilty to trafficking deer
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Whitewood man has pleaded not guilty in federal court to illegally trafficking deer.Fifty-seven-year-old Everett MacKaben Jr. is accused of violating the Lacey Act, a federal law targeting wildlife and plant trafficking.He’s accused of violating state and Oglala Sioux laws
Three people escape Box Elder house fire - KNBN NewsCenter1
Officials also said that tall, dry grasses near the house could have posed a threat of a brush fire, but favorable weather conditions prevented it.
Lockdown status on Vandenberg Elementary lifted after reports of gun shots turn out to be a car backfiring
“We would rather be safe than sorry,” says Pennington County Sheriff’s Sergeant Chris Hislip. “In this new world of heightened sensitivity, we will always opt on the side of caution when it comes to the safety of school children.”
Rapid City teachers still without new contract
Editor's note: School Crossings is an occasional digest of news and happenings within the K-12 schools within Rapid City and the greater Black Hills.Teachers in the Rapid City public-school district and the school board failed to reach an agreement on a 2018-2019 contract following a conciliation me
Forest Service to conduct prescribed fire in Black Hills
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN/KOTA TV) -That smoke on Ellsworth Air Force Base Tuesday morning was a prescribed fire; something you will see a lot of this fall. That includes a prescribed fire Wednesday in the Black Hills National Forest.The Mystic Ranger District plans to burn 431 acres, to complete the S
Kyle man gets 1 ½ years for assaulting federal officer
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Kyle man has been sentenced to 1 1/2 years in federal prison for assaulting a federal officer.The U.S. attorney’s office says 20-year-old Ramone McBride was convicted of choking and hitting a federal officer on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in September 2017, and also u
Reported shooting puts Douglas schools on secure status - KNBN NewsCenter1
“This morning, following a report of gunshots fired at apartments near schools, all schools have been put on secure status and will be in a secure status until further notice. Secure status means no one is allowed to enter or exit the building and that there is little movement inside the school buil
End of Life Preparations - KNBN NewsCenter1
RAPID CITY, S.D. – In a time where we are constantly communicating through text messaging, social media or email – there is one thing many of us aren’t talking about – the end of life. It’s not exactly a subject we are excited to talk about but is something necessary to discuss.
Montana woman sentenced to 45 years for Summerset murder
STURGIS, S.D. (KEVN) -A Montana woman was sentenced to 45 years in prison for first degree manslaughter after killing a Summerset woman in 2017.The judge sentenced 38 year old Stormy Marsh to 60 years in prison and suspended 15 years in Meade County court Tuesday afternoon.This came after Marsh kill
California man gets 5 years in prison for mailing meth to Rapid City
James Scott Ferguson, a 56-year-old from Vacaville, Calif., was sentenced Oct. 15 after pleading guilty to distributing a controlled substance. He will have to pay $100 to the federal crime victim's fund and serve four years of supervised release after his release from prison.
At least one injured in Summerset rollover - KNBN NewsCenter1
The Meade County Sheriffs Office, Summerset Police and Fire, and the Rapid City Fire Department were all called to the scene.
Years of hard work pay off and a Rapid City woman is finally a homeowner
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) -A Rapid City woman now has the keys to her very first home, but she earned it, in fact she helped build it. Everything from flooring to siding and a whole lot of painting."Quite a few years ago, this is the goal that I set out to accomplish, I smashed that goal today."This i
Two dozen organizations apply for Rapid City Vision Funds - KNBN NewsCenter1
•Veterans Honor Banner Project, costing $10,000, and requesting $10,000. The project consists of 28 Light Pole Banner Hangers along St. Joe and 46 on West Blvd.
Man dies at Founder's Park; no foul play suspected - KNBN NewsCenter1
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Police are investigating a death at Founder’s Park Monday morning.Medical personnel were called to the park around 9 a.m. for a possible cardiac arrest. They arrived to find a man in his 40s who needed medical care.The medical crew administered CPR, but the man stopped breathing a
Red Ribbon Week highlights ongoing drug/alcohol crisis in the Black Hills - KNBN NewsCenter1
RAPID CITY, S.D. – As we look toward Red Ribbon Week in the country, we look at the ongoing drug and alcohol crisis affecting the local area.
Poncho the Pekinese a real star at Rapid City dog show
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN TV) --Rapid City is going to the dogs -- or at least went to the dogs the past few days -- at the Rapid City Kennel Club's annual show that wrapped up Monday.With 425 dogs and 100 breeds represented the show was a bit down from 2017 but this reporter could see there was someth
Kids score Halloween candy at Rapid City 'Trunk or Treat' - KNBN NewsCenter1
RAPID CITY – Halloween may be a couple of weeks away, but for a group of kids in Rapid City, it came early.
GIAGO: Spooky reservation stories
On moonlit nights on the Pine Ridge Reservation, the Holy Rosary Mission School graveyard could be seen clearly through the tall windows of our third floor dormitory. As the moonlight reflected off of the tombstones those of us sleeping near the big windows hid our heads under the covers.One night m
Hunting for edible mushrooms in Rapid City
Holding a small knife, Joseph Lux crouched down in front of a patch of mushrooms growing in the grassy divider between West Boulevard near downtown Rapid City on a recent Friday.He neatly severed a shaggy mane — a tall, white oval-shaped mushroom — at the base, cut off the stem and sliced it down th
1 injured in Haines Avenue motor home rollover - KNBN NewsCenter1
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A mechanical malfunction led to a scary stop for one South Dakota driver.Emergency departments responded to the scene of a two-vehicle accident under the Haines Avenue overpass on Saturday.According to Rapid City Police Department, a driver operating a blue and white motor home wa