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Officials urge crackdown on tax evaders at Sturgis motorcycle rally

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

STURGIS (AP) — Sturgis city officials are urging the state to crack down on vendors at the annual motorcycle rally who fail to pay taxes on sales.

The rally, which begins Aug. 4, attracts scores of temporary merchants who offers tattoos, T-shi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

$15K in rally funds to help ranchers, Sturgis businesses

October 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

STURGIS (AP) — The $15,000 that usually goes to Sturgis Rally Charities will instead go to ranchers affected by the early October blizzard.

KBHB radio reports that the funds will be split, with half going to Meade County producers and half helpi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Crews hope to finish I-90 stretch by rally

July 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SPEARFISH (AP) Fighting several weather-related delays since April, crews are working to rebuild the eastbound lane of Interstate 90 through Spearfish before the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
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Feds to have limited presence at Sturgis rally due to budget cuts

May 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Federal agents who help investigate crimes at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota’s Black Hills will not come from Sioux Falls this year due to a shrinking travel budget related to federal spending cuts that took effect in March.
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Sturgis rally to implement new vendor fee system

April 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Vendor fees this year will increase $50 this year to $700.
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Judge says jury should decide Sturgis trademark

March 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. has sued Rushmore Photo & Gifts and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over its Sturgis trademark.
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Sturgis looks to add second liquor store for rally

February 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

STURGIS (AP) Heavy traffic at the city-owned liquor store during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is prompting officials to ask for a second location.
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Sturgis looks for new sponsor agent for rally

November 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

STURGIS (AP) Officials in Sturgis are hoping to bring in more money for the annual motorcycle rally with a new agent handling official sponsorships.
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Sturgis profits up at 2012 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

October 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Sturgis officials say the city’s profits for running the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally more than doubled this year.
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Fourth person dies in SD motorcycle rally crash

August 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Officials are stressing safety at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota, where four bikers have died in a span of three days. Continue Reading