Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

Sturgis Main Street during the Rally
Sturgis Main Street during the Rally
commons.wikipedia.com
August 14, 2017

2017 Sturgis Rally Ends With Slight Attendance Uptick

As the 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally ended this past weekend, Department of Transportation officials have reported that this year's rally was nearly 4.5 percent bigger over last years event. According to the Rapid City Journal, counters indicated that over 376.000 rallygoers came into Sturgis this year, as opposed to just under 360,000 last year. While the calm and cool weather was appreciated by all, accidents and motorcyle-related deaths were up as well with the uptick in attendance numbers.

To read past and current news articles related to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, visit the Black Hills Knowledge Network online news archive.

For more information on the Rally itself, check out this Black Hills Knowledge Network Issue Hub page.

Related items

  • Forest Service Aids In Jasper Fire Regrowth

    The U.S. Forest Service is working on the largest reforestation project in Black Hills history to help regenerate the area damaged by the largest forest…
  • Popular Hiking Trail Could Soon Be Formalized

    U.S. Forest Service officials are considering formalizing parts of the popular unofficial trail known as Devil’s Bathtub. According to the Rapid City Journal, segments of…
  • Lakota Dream Museum & Monument Opens In Rapid City

    The first Native-owned and operated Rapid City museum, Lakota Dream, opened last weekend, reports KOTA Territory News. Twenty-three year old president and founder Adonis Saltes…

Get Involved!

  • Need more information? Rapid City Public Library associates are standing by to answer your questions! Ask away in the box below during business hours for live feedback.

    For more on this feature, click here.

  • bhkn donate

    Enjoy our work? Donate today to ensure that community members will have access to our wealth of news, history, and data for years to come.

  • 211 logoDid this post inspire you to get involved? Visit our partner 211's Volunteer Database to find volunteer opportunities in your community.

525 University Loop, Suite 202
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 716-0058   [email protected]