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Jim Kallas named Riverfront Broadcasting-Spearfish General Manager

Riverfront Broadcasting LLC has elevated Jim Kallas to the position of General Manager of Spearfish, South Dakota. Jim Kallas will serve as the Spearfish GM for KDDX-FM (X Rock) and KZZI-FM (Eagle Country). Kallas has played a significant role with the stations since arriving in 1996. Among other duties, Jim has served as Program Director,…Continue Reading

Ag census shows fewer South Dakota Farms

The latest federal census of agriculture finds the number of farms in South Dakota has dropped. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2017 census, South Dakota’s farmland was worked by fewer farming operations from 2012 to 2017. The census is conducted every five years. Statewide, more than 43 million acres were operated as farms.…Continue Reading

RC Regional Airport looks to add Pacific Northwest Flights

Rapid City Regional Airport is looking to add more non-stop flights to the West coast by adding Seattle and Portland. Patrick Dame, executive director at Rapid City Airport said the Pacific Northwest is an area they have a large gap. Non-stop flights to California are slated to start in June. But with Seattle as one…Continue Reading

2 injured in NE Wyoming oil rig explosion

An explosion at an oil rig in northeast Wyoming has injured two men. Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said the explosion happened Wednesday during the loading of a hot oil tanker at a well site. Reynolds says a 24-year-old man suffered burns to his face and hands while a 23-year-old man received the blast to…Continue Reading

Rapid City man facing murder and assault charges

A Rapid City man is dead his brother is arrested for murder. James Ladeaux, 54, is accused of stabbing to death 53-year-old Fredrick Ladeaux in the alley between Main and Saint Joseph streets. When police arrived on scene about 11:10 p.m. Monday, they found a man unconscious and bleeding on the ground and another man…Continue Reading

Black Hills Ski Resort for Sale

A 440-acre ski resort is again for sale two years after it was shut down amid bankruptcy proceedings. The owners of the former Deer Mountain/Mystic Miner resort near Lead say they’ve cleaned up the property, made repairs and upgraded a water system serving residences near the resort. The Kansas City-based Milan Investment Club owned most of the…Continue Reading

ShopKo closing remaining stores

Shopko announced that it is planning to shutdown its remaining 120 stores. In February, the struggling retailer stated it was closing several South Dakota stores, including Rapid City.  All stores are expected to be closed by mid-June including stores in Hot Springs, Custer, Sturgis and Belle Fourche. ShopKo said Monday the company was unable to…Continue Reading

Flood warnings issued for White and Cheyenne Rivers

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued flood warnings for areas along the White River and the Cheyenne River for this week due to snow melt and ice jams. Areas along the White River that could see minor flooding include Interior, Rockyford, and Slim Buttes. Areas along the Cheyenne River that could see…Continue Reading

Suspects arrested in Tuesday shooting death

Two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of a 17-year-old teen in a Rapid City alley Tuesday night. The teen, Emmanuel Hinton of Box Elder, was sitting in a car in an alley behind the 700 block of Blaine Avenue when he was shot, a little before 8 p.m. Hinton later died…Continue Reading

Rapid City Police investigate 2nd homicide in 2 days

Rapid City Police are investigating the city’s second homicide in less than 24 hours. They say the victim is a young male about 20 years old. Wednesday afternoon, just before 3 pm, Police received a call about an unresponsive man in the backyard of a home in the 300 block of East Adams Street. According to…Continue Reading

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