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The Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo in Mobridge has announced via its Facebook page it will move forward planning on having the event. 

 

According to the post, organizers are discussion options on how to safely host the event, scheduled for Thursday July 2nd through Saturday July 4th

 

This would be the 75th anniversary of the rodeo first started in 1945 and takes the name of the historical figure of Sitting Bull, a Lakota leader killed while authorities attempted to arrest him in 1890.  He is buried near Mobridge, where he was born at the time known as Grand River Dakota Territory.

 

Organizers say they will reserve the right to change or alter plans as they monitor the movement of COVID-19. 

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