STURGIS

Inaugural American Veterans Motorcycle Show Set For September In Downtown Fargo

It will feature the finest, fastest and the ugliest machines on 2 or 3 wheels

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown Fargo is going to turn into a mini Sturgis on September 7. Fargo VFW and Downtown Community Partnership are welcoming the inaugural “American Veterans Motorcycle Show”. It will feature the finest, fastest and the ugliest machines on 2 or 3 wheels. All motorcycles are welcome and awards will be handed out. The afternoon event will include…

North Dakota Couple Dies of CO Poisoning During Sturgis Cycle Rally

Authorities discovered the bodies inside an enclosed trailer at a campground Monday.

STURGIS, S.D. – A man and a woman from North Dakota have died of carbon monoxide poisoning while camping during the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota. Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin identifies the pair as 55-year-old Daniel Baker of Arnegard, North Dakota, and 58-year-old Donna Cuccia of Turtle Lake, North Dakota. Authorities discovered the bodies inside an enclosed trailer…

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Concludes With Slight Increase In Attendance

Two motorcyclists died during the event

STURGIS, S.D. — Western South Dakota’s famed motorcycle rally in Sturgis is likely seeing a small uptick in attendance this year. This year’s 10-day motorcycle rally just wrapped up. Figures released by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety show a slight overall increase in vehicles entering Sturgis through midweek. Drunk driving, drug, traffic and other arrests point to increased…

Mistaken Identity, Man Convicted Of Animal Abuse Did Not Try to Adopt a Dog

A video that police believed to show Jalan Greer in a Sturgis, S.D. animal shelter turned out to be a different person.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) – Call it a case of mistaken identity. A video that police believed to show Jalan Greer in a Sturgis, S.D. animal shelter turned out to be a different person. Police began investigating after someone at the shelter reported that Greer asked about adopting a dog. Greer served two months in jail and is on probation for…

Sturgis Attendance Sees Slight Increase

The number of wrecks involving injuries also increased from last year

  STURGIS, SD — Western South Dakota’s famed motorcycle rally in Sturgis saw a small uptick in attendance this year. An estimated 376,000 vehicles entered Sturgis during the event, compared to less than 360,000 last year. The number of wrecks involving injuries also increased from last year. The South Dakota Highway Patrol reported eight fatal accidents during the rally’s official…

Fatal Crashes at Sturgis Rise to Six

The state Department of Public Safety says the crashes have killed people from South Dakota, Texas, Maryland, Utah and Indiana.

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – The number of fatal crashes at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Black Hills has risen to six. The state Department of Public Safety says the crashes have killed people from South Dakota, Texas, Maryland, Utah and Indiana. The state of the sixth victim wasn’t immediately released. There were two fatal accidents in the same…

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Sees Increase in Drunk Driving

They say overall misdemeanor and drug arrests are down

  STURGIS, SD — Highway Patrol officers say crime at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is down from last year, except for drunk driving. Reports show 28 people were arrested for drunk driving in relation to the ride, five more than last year. Officers issued 526 citations so far, down from last year’s 733. They say overall misdemeanor and drug arrests…