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Storybook Island to turn 60 with weekend celebration

Storybook Island is celebrating 60 years of making children happy. Read more

UPDATE: Eleven local men arrested in underage sex sting during Sturgis rally

Eleven local men were arrested in an undercover operation that targeted people using the internet to meet minors for sex during the Sturgis… Read more

Airport sewer situation criticized by neighboring businesses

Two business owners spoke out Tuesday against the recent management of Rapid City Regional Airport's wastewater system. Read more

Rapid City airport director defends decision to dump wastewater

Rapid City Regional Airport will cease dumping sewage on its property and truck it off-site instead, executive director Patrick Dame said M… Read more

Pennington County State's Attorney declines to charge Rapid City store owner after CBD-oil raid by police

No charges will result from May’s police seizure of hemp-derived CBD oil containing THC at a Rapid City health-food store. Read more

Two Rapid City women win national Native American business award

Two Rapid City women have earned a national award from the country's largest nonprofit dedicated to Native American entrepreneurship.  Read more



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Sturgis motorcycle rally traffic count down compared to 2018, state says

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The final traffic count for the 79th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally was down 1.2 percent from 2018, according to the state Department of T… Read more

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Loss of internet service tax revenue looms over South Dakota cities

Matthew Guerry Journal staff ​ | ​ ​ | ​ 0 Comments

The congressional repeal of South Dakota's tax on internet service is projected to result in a $700,000 loss in state funding next year and… Read more

Columnists

HAMIEL: Shortened summer squeezes reading

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Officially, the “dog days” of summer ended a week ago (you didn’t notice?), but there’s still time to put your feet up and read those books… Read more

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North Dakota couple found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning at rally campground

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STURGIS | A man and woman from North Dakota died of carbon monoxide poisoning in their makeshift camper at the Sturgis motorcycle rally, br… Read more

Editorial

OURS: Dennard search in capable hands

Rapid City Journal Editorial Board ​ | ​ ​ | ​ 0 Comments

It’s been 196 days since 9-year-old state ward Serenity Dennard dashed into a snowy, subzero and mountainous forest without a parka to seem… Read more

Crime & Courts

UPDATE: Eleven local men arrested in underage sex sting during Sturgis rally

Arielle Zionts Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

Eleven local men were arrested in an undercover operation that targeted people using the internet to meet minors for sex during the Sturgis… Read more

Local

Audit finds violations by South Dakota Democratic Party

Seth Tupper Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

Newly revealed draft audit findings for the years 2015-2016 show that the South Dakota Democratic Party understated disbursements by $2.5 m… Read more

Crime & Courts

Colorado man who says he was delivering hemp charged in SD with selling marijuana

Arielle Zionts Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

A Colorado man who says he was delivering legal hemp to Minnesota is facing up to 36 years in prison after being arrested last month in Jac… Read more

Local

Rapid City approves street name change

Matthew Guerry Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

Despite their objections, residents of Big Sky Drive will have to change their addresses in about a year's time. Read more

Crime & Courts

Top Pennington County prosecutor, public defender disagree on changing drug laws

Arielle Zionts Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

The top prosecutor and public defender in Pennington County both want to see the Legislature take action on tackling meth addiction, swampe… Read more

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PHOTOS: Central States Fair Mutton Bustin'

A full slate of participants competed in Mutton Bustin' at the Central States Fair Tuesday. The kids took on opponents named M.C. Lamber, L… Read more

PHOTOS: Rally riders take to Iron Mountain Road

Motorcycle riders travel along Iron Mountain Road in Pennington and Custer counties on Aug. 2, 2018. The 78th annual Sturgis motorcycle ral… Read more

PHOTOS: 50 best photos from the 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

It's almost time for the 2019 Sturgis motorcycle rally, which is Aug. 2-11. Can't wait for Friday? Take the edge off with a look back at so… Read more

PHOTOS: USA 12B National Tournament Sunday morning action

The last two local teams were eliminated Sunday morning as the Brakers and Post 22 both lost 8 a.m. games. Both teams played well but just … Read more

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