Latest Spearfish News

Annual sandhill crane migration takes birds to Texas, Mexico

Nov. 08, 2021 01:04 AM EST

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Each October, a high bugling call is heard overhead in western South Dakota. An eye turned upward may have to search before it spies what makes the sound — sometimes thousands of feet above. Sandhill cranes migrate through the area, riding...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Oct. 27, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

Black Hills Pioneer. October 22, 2021. Editorial: Black Hills State University needs to be heard Black Hills State University has plenty to boast about. But it seems university leadership and supporters need to crow a bit louder,...

Mineral exploration company looks for gold in Black Hills

Oct. 15, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A junior mineral exploration company is making a new push to find gold in the Black Hills. Solitario Zinc Corp. arrived in Spearfish in July. Todd Christensen, a geologist with Solitario, says the company was invited to evaluate some claims from...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Harding County def. Newell, 25-11, 25-19, 27-25 East/West Tournament= Brandon Valley def. Rapid City Stevens, 25-11, 25-19 Brandon Valley def. Sturgis Brown, 25-17, 25-5 ...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Sep. 22, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

Black Hills Pioneer. September 17, 2021. Editorial: CTE programs provide valuable learning Thirty years ago, if a student was enrolled in shop class or auto body class, some may have seen that as an alternative to scholastic pursuits, including...

Thune challenger among Jan. 6 demonstrators in Washington

Sep. 20, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Black Hills candidate who wants to unseat South Dakota Sen. John Thune in next year's Republican primary says he demonstrated in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6 against President Joe Biden’s victory. Mark Mowry, of Spearfish, says his candidacy...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Bennett County def. Lyman, 25-17, 25-19, 25-16 Pierre def. Sioux Falls Lincoln, 25-17, 25-23, 25-22 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket def. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 15-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-18 Sioux...

Spearfish roundabout features huge stainless steel sculpture

Sep. 18, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — As the work on the Jackson Boulevard improvement project comes to a close, one major finishing touch was added to the roundabout at the intersection at Jackson Boulevard and Ames Street. “I feel real fortunate because I always get to put the...