2019 was successful for Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – As the city of Sturgis wraps up 2019, City Manager Daniel Ainslie says they are closing the books on what has been a really good year.

He says construction valuations continue to rise.

As for sales tax:

However, flooding in 2019 hit Sturgis hard, and Ainslie says repairing damaged infrastructure will continue into 2020.

Ainslie says despite the tremendous amount of rain damaging infrastructure, it was a very green summer, and that kept wildfires at bay.

He’s looking forward to another successful year (2020) – highlighted by the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August.