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Rapid City ranks number one with Airbnb visitors in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - More than four million dollars was spent by visitors using Airbnb hosts in South Dakota last year, but what really stands out are the number of people using the service in the Black Hills. Last week the company claimed that more than one million dollars were generated b

KOTATV.COM - 2018-01-16 17:54:00

Pennington County Sheriff's office accepting aplications

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - The Pennington County Sheriff's Office has numerous openings for full-time work with benefits. An internal job fair will take place, Wednesday, January 17, from 3-6 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Public Safety Building, 300 Kansas City Street in downtown Rapid City. Repre

KOTATV.COM - 2018-01-16 17:03:00

RCPD releases audio of local scam call

As tax season approaches, law enforcement want the public to be even more vigilant of possible scams. Police say the best defense against a scam is knowing how to identify one. The Rapid City Police Department has released a video on social media with audio from a scam call that targeted a local res

NEWSCENTER1.TV - 2018-01-17 01:00:00

Businesses on Mount Rushmore Road see increase in panhandlers and intoxicated people

Businesses along Mount Rushmore Road say they have seen an increase in intoxicated people as well as panhandlers and are now working with the Rapid City Police Department to address the recent issue. Business owners gathered at Tuesday's monthly Mount Rushmore Road Group meeting. Lt. Andy Becker wit

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-01-17 01:46:00

Lyft driver makes it his mission to stop people from drinking and driving

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Lyft is growing in Rapid City since it started late last year. There are more than 80 drivers, and so far hundreds of rides have been given, according to the spokeswoman for Lyft in Rapid City. Lyft is a handy way to get around when you need a ride almost instantly, bu

KOTATV.COM - 2018-01-16 23:07:00

To vacate or not to vacate?

BELLE FOURCHE -- The potential vacation of Kling Road, five miles west of Belle Fourche, is still on the table. The Butte County Commission heard from many local community members who spoke against the vacation and pleaded with the commission to consider other options. The commission was to consider

BLACK HILLS PIONEER - 2018-01-16 15:11:00

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

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

Meeker County Sheriff Report 1/12/18-1/15/18

On the 12th at 11:45 a.m. the Sheriff's Office received a report of a scam attempt at a residence on 220th Street, Dassel Township. No loss was reported. On the 12th at 12:41 p.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a dog complaint at an address on Atlantic Avenue West, Dassel. The deputy

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2018-01-16 14:58:00

Updated: Fire destroys Bird Island home

BIRD ISLAND - A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday following a possible explosion. No one was home at the time of the fire, however a dog died in the blaze, according to Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable. In a news release, Hable said his office received multiple 911 calls at around 4

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 17:17:48

December building permits tally $2.8M in Willmar

WILLMAR - There were 25 city of Willmar building permits approved in December for projects worth an estimated $2,886,384. The city collected $29,610 in fees. Preliminary year-end numbers show 599 permits approved in 2017, worth $44,185,171. Significant commercial building permits approved in Decembe

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 14:18:01

City orders steps for Willmar dog owner to reclaim pet, avoid animal being euthanized

WILLMAR - The Willmar City Council has ordered the owner of a dog seized late last month to take certain steps in order to reclaim the animal and avoid euthanization of the dog. Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt asked the council last week to act on a violation of the city's ordinance governing dangerou

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 12:21:01

Boy dies in house fire in St. Croix County, Wis.

The intensity of a house fire prevented rescue efforts for a boy stuck inside a burning house Monday afternoon in the town of Richmond, Wis. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson confirmed later in the day that the child died as a result of the fire, reported at about 3:15 p.m. Jan. 15. at 1745 Mar

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-16 14:05:04

Eugene A. "Notch" Hermanutz, 85, Rockville

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Rockville, MN for Eugene A. "Notch" Hermanutz, age 85, who died Sunday at St. Cloud Hospital. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. -

WJON.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Red Cross calls blood supply 'critically short'

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 12:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Glenwood Lutheran Church, 206 E. Minnesota Ave. in Glenwood. The Red Cross says bad weather has forced cancellations of more than 150 blood drives, leaving it "critically short" of blood. In November and

ECHO PRESS - 2018-01-16 17:05:48

Blizzard hockey: Willmar beats Alexandria in a shootout

The Alexandria Blizzard hockey team dropped its only game of the weekend on Saturday night as Willmar came to town and left with a 4-3 shootout victory. Keegan Bauman, Riley Dixon, Jacob Berkowitz and Brandon Holt all scored for the Warhawks in the shootout, while Alexandria got goals from Brenden P


CHP responds to fatal accident west of Lemoore

The California Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash west of Lemoore on Tuesday. The crash happened on Highway 198 near Interstate 5 just after 10 a.m. There is no word on how many vehicles were involved, nor the number of injuries. It is still unknown if fog was a factor in the crash. No other

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-16 19:38:03

Fresno racist killing spree suspect admitted faking mental health issues in prior case

The Fresno man suspected of a racist killing spree and killing four men last year may have disrupted his own defense in phone calls from jail. Carl Williams, Zack Randalls, Mark Gassett, and David Jackson were all gunned down. Kori Muhammad is in the middle of a mental competency trial to determine

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-17 01:48:56

Adverse effects of fog are not limited to morning commute

A blanket of fog engulfed the San Joaquin Valley Monday morning sticking around longer than expected. "Driving in the fog it will tire your eyes out more because your brain interprets that as blur," said 20/20 Optometric of Fresno Dr.Thomas Casagrande. Sanger resident Mao Thao has lived in the area

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-16 06:46:50

Residents lined up for the chance to work at the new Amazon fulfillment center opening in Fresno

Valley residents lined up for a chance to land a job at Amazon's new fulfillment center in Fresno. "It would mean everything. I thank God if I do get it," said Sammy Johnson, applicant. The hiring fair was for management and technical careers. However, the possibility of working for Amazon was disap

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-01-16 22:01:34