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Residents request infrastructure on Haines Avenue following fatal pedestrian accidents

Recent fatal car versus pedestrian accidents on North Haines Avenue in Rapid City sparked concern from the surrounding area. A petition brought to the city council - signed by citizens living in the area - is asking the city to improve safety for pedestrians and reduce the chance of yet another acc

NEWSCENTER1.TV - 2018-01-16 05:12:00

Pastors share how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shaped their lives

Monday is Martin Luther King Junior Day, and one Rapid City church is celebrating the man behind the holiday. Two pastors share with us how this iconic civil rights leader influenced their lives. Dr. Martin Luther King Junior was born on January 15, 1929 and was fatally shot in 1968. Dr. King is wel

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-01-16 01:45:00

Downtown Restaurant Week features Boticelli and Klinkletown

Boticelli Ristorante is offering appetizers, entrees, and desserts on their specially-crafted menu for Rapid City Downtown Restaurant Week. Out of a list of options, you can pick two dishes for $20. Klinkletown right across the street is your local gourmet grilled cheese and burger joint offering s

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-01-16 04:46:00

Rapid City Regional Airport sets passenger record in 2017

A new flight destination and international travelers helped fuel a record-breaking year at Rapid City Regional Airport. A total of 595,936 passengers flew to or from the airport in 2017. That's a 1 percent increase over the previous record of 591,600 passengers in 2010. The number of passengers boar

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 12:00:00

Local Sturgis man starts up new paper, "The Sturgis Chronicle"

After local papers in the Northern Hills closed late last year, one Sturgis man is stepping up, creating his own paper called, "The Sturgis Chronicle." Bill Cissell tells us why he wants to continue to print for the community of Rally Town. It's intended to be a replacement for the paper that publis

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-01-16 00:09:00

Restaurant week kicks off in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Restaurants in Downtown Rapid City are cooking up meals and deals during their third annual Restaurant Week. 13 restaurants are participating and offering a pre-selected menu where you can get either an appetizer, entree or drink combination for twenty dollars. At Que


Building boom continues in Rapid City with $300M permit total last year

Rapid City is on a roll of robust construction activity, and the roll shows little sign of stopping, or even slowing down, after seven straight years. After a five-year run of building permit valuations topping $200 million, the city's Building Services Division has issued building permits with a co


School of Mines students participate in a Day of Service

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - The family of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had urged this holiday to become a day of service and that is certainly the case for students at the South Dakota School of Mines. This is the 8th year that the School of Mines has been helping Feeding South Dakota. Students spen

KOTATV.COM - 2018-01-16 06:01:00

Police: Man assaults mother then spits on her

Dothan, AL (WTVY)- A Dothan man is accused of beating his elderly mother then spitting on her. Frank Clayton Carpenter,42, was arrested Saturday by patrol officers. The 72-year old victim suffered a laceration to the eye, according to Dothan Police Investigator James Harvey. The assault allegedly oc

WTVY.COM - 2018-01-16 02:05:00

Updated list of warming stations in the Wiregrass

HOUSTON COUNTY Tuesday (January 16) The Harbor in downtown Dothan at 320 North Foster (corner of Foster & Burdeshaw). Doors will open from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. No check-in after 9 p.m. As temperatures rise Monday morning the warming station will close for the day around 8 a.m. Cots will be spread o

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-01-15 18:03:28

Dothan Police investigating armed robbery

Dothan Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General in the 1000 block of Montgomery Highway Saturday night. Employees reported that three black males entered the business with their faces covered and armed with handguns. The suspects made their way behind the counter and demanded

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-14 21:14:00

Wiregrass Cotton Expo Slated for February

DOTHAN, Alabama-The annual Wiregrass Cotton Expo is set for Feb. 2 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. The cost-free expo will include an exhibitor show and various cotton management presentations from Alabama Extension specialists, seed companies, Florida's state climato

ACES.EDU - 2018-01-15 14:00:42

Freedom Speaks in the Wiregrass

DOTHAN, Al. (WTVY) -- Freedom Speaks Monday in the Wiregrass. Students from area high schools competed for scholarships at Wiregrass Church. They had to recite Martin Luther King Jr's famous "I Have a Dream" speech or President Lincoln's emancipation proclamation. 8 students made it to the final

WTVY.COM - 2018-01-16 03:13:00

Ordinance makes violating 'no soliciting' sign a misdemeanor

Q: I have a red "no soliciting" sign on my front door but it is constantly being ignored by people ringing the door bell or leaving soliciting information on the door knob. Does Dothan have a law or ordinance that classifies this as a misdemeanor, as some cities do? A: Dothan adopted an ordinance ab

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-14 22:00:00

A reader's take on current events

I really don't think the allegations and accusations against Roy Moore had very much impact. I think the write-in vote is what lost the election for him. Richard Shelby might lose the next election by the same number of write-ins. What goes around comes around. A person should be loyal to their part


King, Lincoln on stage at Freedom Speaks event

Eight Wiregrass students will have the opportunity to compete for scholarship money Monday while promoting unity at the annual Freedom Speaks event set for Wiregrass Church at 6 p.m. The finalists were selected from a preliminary event held in December at Wallace College. They will present either Ab

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-14 23:10:00

Maricopa police utilizing new drone to assist officers in the field

Maricopa Police Department is utilizing a drone to help assist officers and teams in the field and when responding to calls. MARICOPA, AZ - The Maricopa Police Department's new $23,000 drone has completed two successful missions, according to program manager Ricardo Alvarado. A YouTube video posted


Real estate company owner faces prison time in fraud cause

The owner of a real estate company faces prison time after pleading guilty to fraud, theft and forgery charges resulting from a scam that authorities say bilked dozens of Phoenix-area families. A plea agreement with state prosecutors calls for Montecristo Properties owner Francisco Aguirre to spend

AZFAMILY - 2018-01-15 11:47:00

As EV marks MLK Day, teens put his words into action

Tempe High School senior Kyle Simpson said he learned about Martin Luther King Jr. from his family and through his earlier education, and he hasn't forgotten those lessons in equality. And though he feels people as a society "are a lot better off than we were" a half-century ago, King would be disap

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 12:00:00

Education funding, state tax reform among area lawmakers' priorities

As the State Legislature returns to work, education funding and a major reform of Arizona's tax structure appear to be the top priorities of its members from Ahwatukee and the East Valley. Those were the most repeated top priorities as legislators briefly introduced themselves during a special Chand