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Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce unveils new logo

SPEARFISH, S.D., (KEVN TV) - The Spearfish Chamber of Commerce is changing its logo to honor its 100th anniversary. The creator of the new logo, Bailey Sadowsky, says she wanted to make it more modern.


Spearfish recommends Route 2 for Exit 8 rec path connection

SPEARFISH — The Spearfish City Council Tuesday recommended Route 2 as its preference to connect the city’s shared use rec path system to the Exit 8 area. Tonya Vig, city floodplain administrator/engineering tech, provided a presentation about the route options, their design constraints, and componen


State reaches plea deal with South Dakota woman in attempted murder, arson case

MITCHELL, S.D. — A former Mitchell woman originally accused of trying to kill her ex-husband and setting her house on fire pleaded no contest to aggravated assault Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21.


South Dakota Might Offer Written Driver-License Test In Spanish

PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota's written test for driver licenses might soon be in a second language. State senators voted 19-15 Thursday to offer it in Spanish. The measure goes next to the House of Representatives.


Proposed Black Hills trail near Spearfish takes next step

The proposed sanctioning of Tinton Trail in the northern Black Hills could include the development of a new scenic loop trail just outside of Spearfish, according to documents recently released by the U.S. Forest Service.


Feeding South Dakota Launches New Trailer In Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Feeding South Dakota launched the newest addition of its fleet this week in Rapid City. You can see the custom built 2019 30-foot enclosed Featherlite trailer. It's a mobile food pantry designed to bring nutritious foods to the most food insecure neighborhoods in Rapid City.


Crow Peak CrossFit open in new location on Industrial Drive in Spearfish

SPEARFISH — Crow Peak CrossFit is open at a new location: 725 Industrial Dr., Spearfish. Owner Kelie Willson explained that the business, which has been operating for nearly six years, previously on Higgins Gulch Road, continued to attract participants.


Rep. Dusty Johnson Back in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It’s already been a busy year in Washington and Congressman Dusty Johnson has been there for it all, while trying to settle into his new role as South Dakota’s US Representative. KDLT’s Miranda Paige caught up with him to see how the new job is going.


Rural funding initiatives help to fill health care gaps in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- A lack of access to quality health care in rural America, including in remote areas of South Dakota, leads to increased mortality rates for rural residents.

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Convicted Sex Offender From South Dakota Arrested At Pittsburgh Homeless Camp

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A sex offender who secretly left Sioux Falls, South Dakota was arrested Wednesday in Pittsburgh. Gregory Davis, 58, is in the Allegheny County Jail, charged with the crime of being a fugitive from justice. That charge will have to be answered to before he is extradited to South D


Canadian man arrested for Deadwood casino bomb threats

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — A 45-year-old man is in custody in the Canadian province of Alberta for allegedly phoning in bomb threats that cleared a Deadwood hotel and casino for about 3 1/2 hours Sunday.


Voting more simple in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Governor Kristi Noem signed into law House Bill 1027 Tuesday. The bill was set out to revise provisions regarding vote centers and precinct workers. This means some counties can establish vote centers as the place for registered voters to cast their ballot on election day r


Foster Care In South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she wants to use her position to promote foster care. So how do you become a foster parent?. To become a foster parent in South Dakota, you have to be 21 years old and able to financially support your family. There's a criminal background check


Senate Panel Wants Presumptive Probation Repealed In South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. - State Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg prevailed over Governor Kristi Noem on Thursday over the future of South Dakota's presumptive probation law. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 5-2 in favor of Ravnsborg's legislation that would repeal the 2013 law. It directs that many lower-l


Tinton Trail closer to official Forest Service inclusion

SPEARFISH — A popular trail just outside of Spearfish is one step closer to becoming officially included in the Black Hills National Forest trails system after the Forest Service released a scoping notice.