LEAD — Tuesday's snowstorm produced half a foot of new snow and avid outdoor enthusiasts were taking advantage of the new powdery fluff Wednesday.
PIERRE,S.D.– After a shortage of snow this winter, a South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks official says snowmobiling in the Black Hills is in full swing. Two to two-and-a-half feet of snow fell in the Black Hills in the last 10 days, and snowmobile trails are in excellent condition, said District Park Supervisor Shannon Percy, who manages all GFP snowmobile trails in the Black Hills.
The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame announces the 2012 inductees into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame and the Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame.The Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame is designed to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community. The Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame recognizes the commitment and sacrifices individuals across the nation, and world, have made to protect the rights of motorcyclists. For 2012, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame will honor one Freedom Fighter and induct six into the Sturgis Hall of Fame...
On March 3, visitors to Custer State Park will have the opportunity to experience the winter sights and sounds of the popular park by way of a pair of snowshoes.
Mardi Gras is coming to Deadwood!
Be sure to join us this weekend for tons of beads, parades, costume contests, live music, and of course, parties that put the "wild" in "Wild West"!
The Lodge at Deadwood is kicking off Mardi Gras with a $3,000 Big Show Slot Tournament at 11:00 a.m., where each and every participant will receive free Specialty Beads!
Other events include the People's Parade on Main Street, a Cajun Cook-Off, Deadwood's famous Annual Mardi Gras Parade, and more! (Please visit the Chamber of Commerce website for details.)
We hope that you'll be able to join us for this sure-to-be-spectacular weekend. So book a room, pack a kickin' costume and your dancin' shoes, and get ready to experience Mardi Gras like you've never experienced it before!
LEAD, SD - If this winter's brown is getting you down, a trip to the Black Hills may be in order.
"The perception is that the Black Hills doesn't have any snow because where people are living in South Dakota, they're not seeing any snow outside their door, so why would the Black Hills have any? But we do have snow," Shannon Percy with the Game, Fish, and Parks Department said.
Enough snow that virtually all of the snowmobile trails in the Hills are open to riders.
NORTHERN HILLS — If you live in the Black Hills and have golfed in the past couple weeks, it's likely you find it hard to fathom there's snow in them 'thar Hills. But there is. And plenty of it in the higher elevations of the Northern Hills for winter recreation.
South Dakota's first annual Largest Tailgate Party on Deadwood's Main Street Feb. 5
It's the first annual Largest Tailgate Party in South Dakota with a 24-foot big screen! The weekend's festivities include a banquet on Saturday, Feb. 4, and many events taking place on Sunday, Feb. 5. Here's a schedule of events. All event proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.