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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
5/25/19 23:26 Sisseton SD Light 15 seconds Line of 30 lights in a line. ((NUFORC Note: Satellites. PD)) 6/7/19
5/24/19 00:05 Mitchell SD Formation 1 minute 30 white orbs. ((NUFORC Note: Satellites from Falcon 9. PD)) 6/7/19
5/14/19 22:00 Belle Fourche SD Light 10 seconds 2 lights appear one over the other, both ascend, slowly disappear. Saw same last 3 nights. ((anonymous report)) 6/7/19
5/14/19 20:00 Brandon SD Circle 60 The setting sun was reflecting off of it brightly. ((anonymous report)) 6/7/19
5/14/19 20:00 Brandon SD Circle 90 minutes An unusually bright light in the sky NW 20 degrees. ((anonymous report)) 6/7/19
4/8/19 00:15 Brookings SD Triangle <30 seconds Triangular object with 7 lights on the bottom, appearing to be a few hundred feet from the ground. ((anonymous report)) 4/12/19
1/23/19 01:00 Sioux Falls SD Disk 20 minutes ((HOAX??)) There were 12 orange lights Moving west to east. ((anonymous report)) 2/1/19
12/1/18 21:20 Rapid City SD Formation 20 minutes Between 17 and 20 orange orbs drifted toward the Black Hills. ((anonymous report)) 12/6/18
9/12/18 17:00 Deadwood SD Circle 3 hours Very bright round object above the Moon that did not move for 3 hrs. + in Deadwood, SD. ((NUFORC Note: Balloon? PD)) 9/13/18
8/29/18 18:30 Sioux Falls SD Teardrop 2 hours Tear drop shape was very brilliant white with red and blue tip. 8/31/18
8/29/18 08:33 Sioux Falls SD Circle 20 minutes Circle craft very high in the sky changing color. ((anonymous report)) 8/31/18
8/9/18 01:00 Sturgis SD Formation >30 seconds 4 silent craft in close formation, and real low! 8/10/18
7/12/18 03:15 Brandon/Sioux Falls SD Disk 3:25 ((HOAX??)) Saucer/disk seen by one middle schooler in Brandon, South Dakota. 12/14/18
5/26/18 22:15 Gary SD Light 5 minutes Ten bright orange lights move into formation, hover, turn white, and then vanish. 6/7/18
4/19/18 16:30 Rosebud SD Cylinder 30 seconds While observing a plane flying in Northeast direction, I noticed a cylindrical object trailing behind the plane at an angle so that it 4/26/18
3/4/18 19:00 Sioux Falls SD Circle 1 hour 4 lights in a pattern. 4 lights that expanded and come back to center. ((NUFORC Note: Advertising lights?? PD)) 3/8/18
2/17/18 18:07 Rosco (8-10 miles W of; US Hwy. 12) SD Cylinder 6 minutes I saw a black cylinder. ((NUFORC Note: Witness is medical professional. PD)) 2/22/18
12/4/17 21:40 Sioux Falls SD Formation ~20 minutes Small unorganized groups of orbs that had a goldish glow. 12/8/17
12/4/17 17:00 Sioux Falls SD
6 hours There was a large snow storm the night of December 4th. Unfortunately, I doubt anyone was able to see much outside. 12/10/17
11/20/17 17:00 Belle Fourche SD Light 15 minutes The light started off as white. Flashing in an off pattern. The light slowly began moving away. Then changed directions and headed towa 11/22/17
9/26/17 17:00 Oglala SD Sphere 2 hours Object remained visible to naked eye as stationary ball of light, just at sundown. Diffficult to determine dist. ((anonymous report)) 9/28/17
9/5/17 21:25 Mission SD Other 5 minutes Stationary bright white lights tightly arranged in 2 rows of 3 in eastern sky, with full moon. 9/8/17
8/5/17 23:00 Pierre SD Triangle 2 minutes Blinding bright triangle. ((anonymous report)) 8/11/17
8/4/17 21:15 Howard SD Light 20 minutes Red lights moving southeast to the north, one made a 90 degree turn. 8/11/17
7/25/17 04:47 Sioux Falls SD Sphere 1:00 ((HOAX??)) Red Orb moves E along S of city. 7/27/17
7/24/17 00:00 Custer SD Oval 2 minutes Bright Orange Tire Size Orb. 11/24/18
7/18/17 23:45 Sioux Falls SD Flash 2 minutes Flashing red light moving from W to E for 2 min. Thought it was a plane, but too high & no white. Vanished. Clear sky. 7/23/17
6/15/17 19:00 Clear Lake SD Flash 1 second A light dips down and disappears in a flash. ((anonymous report)) 6/22/17
5/11/17 14:00 Sioux Falls SD Changing 1:00 ((HOAX??)) It was spinning around my house my friends where with me and they saw it to. Something shot out. 5/11/17
4/11/17 22:00 Hartford SD Light 10 minutes Round, glows and blinks, maintains car speed and is near to me and the ground. Followed for miles. ((anonymous report)) 4/13/17
3/4/17 21:48 Sioux Falls SD Sphere 5 seconds White sphere traveling at extremely hight rate of speed toward the ground before curving up into the sky and disappearing with a flash. 3/10/17
2/18/17 21:00 Sioux Falls SD Sphere >15 minutes We saw very bright round shape in the sky west and slightly north, too large and too bight to be a star. It did not move for at least 1 2/22/17
2/13/17 22:00 Alcester SD Sphere 30 minutes Ufo east if house. 2/17/17
1/18/17 20:28 Brandon SD Other 35 minutes Unsure of object. ((NUFORC Note: Probable sighting of the star, Sirius. PD)) 1/19/17
12/23/16 21:00 Aberdeen SD Light 3 minutes Out walking at about 21:00 in Aberdeen SD I saw a very bright orange, firey light moving across the sky from easy to west at about 45 d 12/30/16
12/10/16 23:47 Hot Springs SD Circle 8 minutes I came outside on my front porch to get some fresh air and I look at the hills which I usually do cause there beautiful and I seen thre 12/15/16
12/4/16 19:32 Sioux Falls SD Light 30 seconds I was stopped at the intersection of 26th and Sycamore in Sioux Falls, SD, at 19:32. A huge bright light (white) was falling from the 12/5/16
11/26/16 18:00 Spearfish SD Disk 30 minutes "Classic" saucer. 12/5/16
11/18/16 23:00 Sioux Falls SD Chevron 5 minutes Boomerang With floating/fluttery material. 12/5/16
11/13/16 20:45 Chester SD Diamond 10 minutes Quiet, swift moving craft. 12/5/16
11/11/16 21:00 Sioux Falls SD Circle 3-4 seconds Cloaked spacecraft? Something hidden in a cloud? 12/30/16
11/9/16 23:00 Madison SD Light 1 hour Strange hovering light due East of Madison, SD. Sighting occurred at the dosc golf course at 7th and Blanche. Light hovered in the far 11/11/16
11/5/16 11:56 Sioux Falls SD Oval 15 seconds I was at my house waiting for lunch. I decided to go to the dining room to watch outside. I saw an object in the sky. I'm not sure what 11/11/16
10/2/16 22:00 Sioux Falls SD Disk 10 seconds Out of no where a blinking light in the shPe of the saucer appears 10 seconds later it was gone. ((anonymous report)) 10/11/16
9/29/16 21:00 North Sioux City SD Light 20-30 seconds White light ball moving south to north, then up. 10/11/16
9/28/16 13:59 Dell Rapids SD Flash Few seconds I saw a blue and white flash of light that quickly fell to the earth while I was driving home from school. 9/30/16
9/21/16 02:35 Tea SD Fireball 4 seconds Fireball observed north of Tea, SD. 9/22/16
8/27/16 20:15 Jefferson SD Fireball Few minutes Brilliant fireball traveled from east to west. ((anonymous report)) 8/29/16
8/24/16 20:00 Sioux Falls SD Unknown 1 hour A green light hit me and a white cross appeared over my body. 12/4/17
7/23/16 19:00 Brookings SD Sphere 25 seconds White sphere. ((anonymous report)) 9/30/16
6/16/16 14:45 Box Elder SD Oval 2 minutes I photographed 1oval shaped green mass and 1sphere shaped blue orb from a construction site on Elsworth afb both objects were moving in 7/8/16
6/16/16 00:50 Rapid City SD Sphere 5 minutes Multiple aircraft. ((anonymous report)) 6/24/16
6/4/16 21:40 Crooks SD Unknown 10 minutes During fireworks show, obj. a half mile or so due E in the distance, w/ colored lights seen flashing lights quickly. ((anon. report)) 6/10/16
5/23/16 20:00 Rapid City SD Circle 5 seconds I was dropping of my grandaughter with my wife. We were head back to the west side of town where we live i looked up toward the horizen 6/1/16
2/26/16 01:10 Brookings SD Diamond 10 minutes Moving star-like object with short red and blue beams coming out of it. 2/26/16
2/16/16 00:15 Rapid City SD Unknown >1 hour Sounds in the middle of the night. 2/19/16
1/4/16 18:30 Roberts County SD Sphere 5 minutes Mystery orb which changed direction. 1/5/16
11/24/15 22:45 Sioux Falls SD
15 minutes Trumpet-like sounds. 11/26/15
11/24/15 06:00 Sioux Falls SD Other ongoing Strange sounds coming from the sky. 11/26/15
10/31/15 20:00 Dell Rapids SD Triangle 30 seconds Silent, triangular shaped object with no lights! 11/6/15
10/11/15 20:48 Aberdeen SD Fireball 8 seconds ((NUFORC Note: Witness provides no information. PD)) 10/16/15
9/19/15 03:30 Wakpala SD Light 4 hours At first there were flashing lights in the sky that were way lower than a star.. And these lights seem to be hovering and making quick 9/25/15
9/13/15 22:00 Sioux Falls SD
30-60 minutes Steady Humming Sound 9/17/15
9/12/15 22:50 Sioux Falls SD Light 2 minutes Redish orangeish ball of light flying over my house making absolutely no noise. 9/17/15
8/25/15 11:08 Sioux Falls (at UT 33 and Southeastern) SD Cylinder <2 minutes I was riding on Hwy 11 between 41st and 26th when I spotted something weird by the water tower on 28th and Judy. At first I thought it 8/27/15
8/11/15 23:50 Sioux Falls SD Light 1:00-2:00 ((e-addres deleted)) email if seen also. Small repeating light patterned craft move across sky. 8/13/15
7/27/15 20:15 Sioux Falls SD Other 3-6 minutes I have 4 excellent pictures would like someone to look at them. 7/31/15
6/28/15 11:42 Sioux Falls SD Cylinder East 63rd street The Ufo was white and a cylinder shape. 7/23/15
6/23/15 01:00 Alcester SD Chevron 25 minutes Ripples in the sky, and bright flashes of light. 6/24/15
5/28/15 21:00 Sioux Falls SD Cylinder 8 minutes Noiseless Elliptical Craft With 2 Sets Lights At Each End. 5/29/15
3/15/15 21:02 Sioux Falls SD Disk 2 minutes We saw this disc shaped object flying over 57th and I29 last evening. Very large, quiet, no lights or propellers. About the size of a 5/22/15
3/14/15 00:10 Sioux Falls SD Chevron 2 Looked like a silent flying boomerang shaped thing with perfectly spaced lights underneath it flying in straight direction. 3/20/15
2/27/15 20:19 Egan SD Diamond on going Bright light when zoomed in on with video camera looked like a diamond. ((NUFORC Note: Sighting of Sirius?? PD)) 3/20/15
1/11/15 22:00 Sisseton SD Light 5 minutes light over south dakota 4/17/15
12/17/14 02:30 Rapid City SD Unknown 1 hour Pulsing noise, purposely did not look for craft. Three seperate nights. Gets louder and faster as gets closer. 1/7/15
11/13/14 21:00 Huron SD Triangle 1 minute The UFO looked BIG. 11/14/14
11/13/14 19:05 Huron SD Triangle 20 seconds 3 red glowing lights. 11/14/14
9/2/14 23:00 Rapid City SD Formation 20 seconds Not a UFO per se, but one giant ball of light breaking up over a 20 second period of time traveling in one direction. 9/5/14
9/2/14 22:30 Spearfish SD Fireball 1-2 minutes My buddy and I were driving up Maitland Dr. when we saw some kind of orange light. As it went along different pieces seemed to stream u 9/5/14
8/30/14 22:00 Sioux Falls SD Circle 5 minute Two pulsating orange balls moving from the south. 8/31/14
8/20/14 21:30 Pierre SD Circle 5 minutes I was outside on my deck last night after I put my daughter to bed when I happened to see somewhat of a bright light outside moving at 8/22/14
8/19/14 21:00 Watertown SD Light 4 minutes Bright cool blue flash and moved erratic like a bug. 8/22/14
8/16/14 21:00 Rapid City SD Light 10 minutes Two yellow/orange flame-like lights hovering in a non-linear pattern and then dimming and traveling upward. 8/22/14
8/12/14 13:30 Sioux Falls SD Teardrop 15 minutes Single very bright object seen moving through sky from North to South. 8/15/14
8/2/14 23:00 Pierre SD Light 5 minutes Bright light with no sound moves west to east. 8/8/14
7/4/14 21:00 Sioux Falls SD Fireball 2 minutes Fireball moving slowly. 7/11/14
7/3/14 21:00 Huron SD Oval 1 minute Fast moving orange light. 7/4/14
7/2/14 22:00 Wagner SD Fireball 5-10 minutes Orange lights over Wagner/Lake Andes area. May be flares, can anyone confirm? 7/4/14
6/29/14 03:55 Rapid City SD Light 15 minutes Stationary lights hanging, dropping, then bouncing, then dropping and going out. 7/4/14
6/15/14 00:20 Brookings SD Fireball 10 minutes Three flare-like objects at Brookings, SD. 6/20/14
6/5/14 21:32 Rapid City SD Sphere 1 hour 11minutes 05/06/2014 Lights Over Rapid City, South Dakota. 6/13/14
6/5/14 21:18 Box Elder SD Light 30 seconds Bright light in the sky. 6/6/14
4/20/14 21:30 Sioux Falls SD Circle 5 minutes Orange ball on fire. 4/24/14
1/6/14 23:52 Hartford SD Other 7 minutes Orange glowing planet sized object on horizon. 1/10/14
1/2/14 20:00 Yankton SD Fireball 5-10 minutes Orange fire ball that made a weird humming noise. 1/10/14
12/27/13 23:00 Corona SD Light 5 seconds 3 triangular light forms. White, blue, green. Flashed across sky silently, and quickly. Another report on fb stated location. 1/10/14
12/24/13 23:00 Rapid City SD Cylinder 40 minutes Flying something's? 1/10/14
12/18/13 18:00 Mitchell SD Formation 8 minutes Four lights moving east then suddenly west. 12/23/13
11/2/13 01:00 Rapid City SD Other 30+ minutes Little blue green white and red flashing light, hovering of South East Rapid. 11/11/13
10/24/13 20:15 Mitchell SD Light 10-15 seconds Orange light that fades out and reappears. 11/11/13
10/23/13 20:00 Mitchell SD Unknown 20 minutes Saw lights in the sky that would turn on and off and split. 11/20/15
9/21/13 21:30 Rapid City SD Unknown 30-40 minutes Bright top shaped light spinning very rapidly flashing green, blue and red. 9/30/13
8/26/13 08:14 Huron SD Triangle 3 minutes It was flashing different color of lights and moving up and down. 11/14/14
7/17/13 22:45 Rapid City SD Light 20 seconds Star like object observed moving across S.D. sky very fast. 7/22/13
7/6/13 03:00 Mission Hill SD Fireball 10-15 minutes Two bright orange objects in the northern sky. 7/22/13
7/4/13 02:48 Summerset SD Light 15 seconds Fast Blue Light. 7/5/13
7/3/13 21:00 Black Hawk SD Circle few seconds Two glowing orange balls following one another across the sky 7/14/13
7/1/13 23:35 Mission SD Unknown 5 minutes A silent flaming disk traveling at a high rate of speed in the sky. 7/3/13
6/20/13 23:05 Huron SD Light 10 minutes Extremely bright light moving SE at a fast speed. 7/3/13
1/25/13 18:30 Yankton SD Formation 1 hour Large metal structure suspended in the air and fleet of aircraft around it and interacting with it, and beaming light to the ground. 2/4/13
1/12/13 21:00 Sioux Falls SD Light 2 minutes An orange bright light pulsating over the east sky going south in Sioux Falls, SD, at 9:00 pm on January 12, 2013. 2/4/13
1/8/13 00:00 Sioux Falls (outskirts of) SD Triangle 30 seconds Triangular, 30- 40 seconds, multiple bright lights moving away slowly with no sound at all. 4/12/13
1/4/13 19:00 Sioux Falls SD Disk 5 minutes 4 or 5 saucers flying in the same direction of a dark orange color. 2/4/13
1/3/13 20:00 Yankton SD Circle 5 seconds 8 orange lights appear and disappear within 3 to 5 seconds west of Yankton. 2/4/13
12/22/12 22:10 Rapid City SD Unknown 3 minutes Seen a fleet of 15 to 30 craft independently flying in formation very high in NW sky over Raid City, most white lights, some red some g 2/4/13
12/22/12 02:07 Florence SD Light 5-10 seconds Two bright lights seen while driving 2/4/13
12/15/12 Rapid City SD Other 5 minutes Boomrang object with neon colored lights. 4/4/14
12/11/12 18:00 Kaylor SD Light 2 minutes We were driving to Scotland, when I noticed 2 bright lights for about a sec in the northwest of the sky far away that moved fast like. 12/20/12
12/4/12 14:00 Watertown SD Other 5 minutes Unidentified aircraft flying through South Dakots air space. 12/20/12
11/30/12 17:00 Yankton SD Light 10 seconds repeated sighting of numerous lights that join together and then dissapear 12/20/12
11/28/12 18:41 Mitchell SD Circle 10 seconds 3 round golden circles in sky 12/20/12
11/27/12 18:50 Wakonda SD Circle 15 seconds Five orange lights in stair-step pattern appear over Southeast South Dakota. 12/20/12
11/6/12 17:45 Sioux Falls SD Light 5 seconds Bright rapid moving light 11/19/12
10/3/12 08:24 Wagner SD Fireball 2 hours Numerous orange lights seen outside of town. 10/30/12
8/20/12 19:40 Madison SD Oval 2 minutes Luminous oval in evening sky over Madison, SD. 9/24/12
7/9/12 11:00 Brandon SD Sphere 5 minutes 2 yellow orbs move silently stop and move off and vanish 8/5/12
7/3/12 01:00 Egan SD Light 45 seconds Extremely bright white light getting bigger then, smaller and zooming away 7/4/12
7/2/12 22:00 Deadwood SD
Unknown Three red lights in sky found in photos 8/19/12
6/29/12 23:30 Yankton SD Light 5 Minutes Steady deep red light. 7/4/12
6/9/12 21:00 Rapid City SD Changing 2 minutes Crazy 6/14/12
5/19/12 23:00 Britton SD Oval 4 secomds two ufos flew together changed direction and flew away 6/5/12
5/17/12 21:30
SD Circle 1 minute Several similarly colored and sized lights appeared then disappeared in a matter of 15 seconds 5/29/12
5/16/12 11:15 Watertown SD Unknown 2 minutes Unknown reconnaissance craft possibly fron Nevada or Califorinia areas.. 5/29/12
5/12/12 22:03 Sioux Falls SD Circle 7 seconds I was sitting at my computer and happened to look out the window. I saw a bright, large, blue shaped ball going from east to west towa 5/13/12
5/12/12 21:50 Sioux Falls SD Other 1-2 minutes Red light object 5/13/12
5/12/12 21:15 North Sioux City SD Fireball 3 to 5 minutes Orange/Red fireballs traveling various inconsistent speeds, no noise, called 911, blew me off, 8 witnesses 6/5/12
4/25/12 09:30 Watertown SD Unknown 2 minutes Large contrail left by a High Altitude/High Speed Recon Aircraft heading East maybe from CA/NV area. 5/13/12
3/18/12 00:01 Arlington SD Fireball 5 minutes Two pure red star like objects shoot accross the night sky in Arlington, South Dakota. 5/13/12
2/13/12 21:30 Rapid City SD Triangle 1 minute Blue and red triangle above Rapid City 3/13/12
1/7/12 22:30 Sioux Falls SD Formation 3 min Eight lights in southeast Sioux Falls 1/12/12
12/30/11 21:15 Yankton SD Triangle 3 minutes 5 lights seen to the north of Gavin's Point Dam near Yankton. group of 3 joined by 2 additional 1/12/12
12/15/11 18:05 Mitchell SD Light 45 seconds Gold light in the sky that separates 12/17/11
11/21/11 06:15 Beadle County (rural area) SD Unknown 2 minutes White light approx. 500' off the ground, slowly moving 12/12/11
10/26/11 23:10 Rapid City SD Triangle 5seconds flying triangle Rapid City South Dakota about 15 minutes after Report 12/12/11
10/19/11 03:20 Lennox SD
1 minute Neon flash then a fast fading jetstream like trail 10/19/11
10/19/11 02:00 Renner SD Flash 2 seconds Woman sitting on her porch is illuminated from overhead by a very bright light, which streaks off. 10/19/11
9/28/11 21:00 Greenwood SD Oval 15 min Witnessed three ufo's usa, greenwood, sd 10/10/11
9/20/11 06:33 Sioux Falls SD Light 6:33 Bright light like space station but brighter and moving in strange ways unlike aircrafts 10/10/11
8/15/11 21:00 Yankton SD Light 1 minute I was told to come outside to view something that my friends saw in the sky because I have seen a UFO at one other point this summer. T 8/21/11
8/13/11 03:30 Rapid City SD Other 15 seconds Gliding white soundless aircraft, shaped like a thin semi-circle 8/21/11
7/27/11 22:35 Brookings (near) SD Circle 45 sec White light getting larger, then smaller and fading away 8/7/11
7/22/11 01:30 Custer SD Circle 5 Minutes Orange Lights East of Custer, SD 8/7/11
7/1/11 22:20 Yankton SD Unknown 1 minute Yellow/orange light, had points, in the atmosphere and close to us, moved funny, faded away into the sky. 7/4/11
5/26/11 09:15 Scotland SD Circle
There were 5 lights 1 would fade out then another to the side right 2 left total of five! People seen it thirty miles away! 5/29/11
5/5/11 23:05 Sioux Falls SD Chevron 2 Minutes Three brillant white lights going one direction and stopping and two red chevron shaped objects going near opposite course 5/12/11
3/16/11 21:16 Chamberlain SD Light 5 minutes bright orange lights over Chamberlain, SD 3/23/11
11/15/10 10:34 Sioux Falls SD Triangle 4min light, triangle, airport 11/21/10
10/14/10 19:20 Mitchell SD Light 2 min Dark object with lights around- went west and turned 90 degrees and shot north. 11/21/10
10/12/10 06:07 Sioux Falls SD Light 10 minutes approx Hovering flashing lights moving up 11/21/10
9/13/10 01:00 Sioux Falls SD Triangle 30 seconds Triangle formation of lights moving quickly to the North, near Sioux Falls 11/21/10
9/2/10 12:30 Pierre SD
20 seconds Sighted: Three quickly and silently moving unidentified objects with sporadically blinking red and blue lights were sighted flying thr 11/21/10
9/2/10 12:30 Pierre SD
20 seconds Three objects with blue and red blinking lights were spotted traveling at massive speeds in zig zag patterns across the nite sky. 11/21/10
8/25/10 22:00 Hudson SD Triangle over 30 min. this is a huge triangle shape ufo with one big light and three smaller lights 8/30/10
8/8/10 06:05 Huron SD Rectangle 10 sec ((HOAX??)) It was at a stand still like it was waiting at a stop sign! 8/24/10
8/6/10 02:00 Sioux Falls SD Fireball 20 minutes Twelve orange balls of light moving over Sioux Falls, SD, at 2:00 hrs. on 08/06/10 8/24/10
8/1/10 00:05 Brandon SD Fireball seven minutes About 7-9 orange objects appeared in the sky to the East, moving Northeast; each faded out after about seven minutes. 8/24/10
7/4/10 22:30 Ipswich SD Light 1:30 min. Bright, unexplained light 7/10/10
7/4/10 22:15 Ipswich SD Light 3 minutes Orange light moving slowly without sound over Ipswich, SD 7/10/10
6/26/10 23:00 Pine Ridge SD Light 1 hour Pine Ridge, South Dakota - Bright Orange Light, June, 26th, 2010 7/6/10
6/23/10 02:30 Rosebud SD Circle 2 min strange orange glow 6/23/10
12/31/09 23:00 Aberdeen SD Formation 3-4 minutes Orange balls shooting into the air and forming a check mark formation. 2/14/10
8/22/09 03:30 Rapid City SD Light 5 mins There was 5 of us outside. I looked to the east and seen a bright white light. I thought it was a helicopter but heard nothing. I let m 12/12/09
7/26/09 15:00 Sioux Falls SD Light 2.5 minutes One, spherical light orb that is slow moving then rapidly accelerating up into clouds. 1/24/12
7/22/09 23:00 Keystone SD Circle 45 sec Strange Orb light in the sky. ((NUFORC Note: Sighting of ISS? Please check . PD)) 8/5/09
7/5/09 23:00 Eagle Butte SD Rectangle 30 min. 7 Flaming flying object's the night before an important Native ceremony. 8/5/09
6/22/09 21:16 Egan SD Oval 3 minutes 2 to 3 minute sighting of bright oval shaped object.moving south. 8/5/09
6/22/09 21:15 Egan SD Cigar 2 to 3 minutes White cigar shaped object in sight for 2 to 3 minutes sighting duration. No noise, contralis, etc. 8/5/09
5/25/09 22:00 Rapid City SD Triangle 30 seconds Loud humming triangular craft observed over Western South Dakota moving at high speed 6/9/09
5/18/09 22:00 Rapid City SD Triangle 4-5 minutes Triangular object over Rapid City 6/9/09
5/17/09 23:30 Rapid City SD Unknown 5 seconds Single, bright white light over Rapid City, SD. 6/9/09
5/15/09 00:00 Huron SD Light 15 min+ Red flashing lights that apeared randomly across the sky. 1/31/11
5/8/09 12:30 Brookings SD Other 8 seconds Strange fast moving silent orbs seen over South Dakota skies. 5/12/09
3/19/09 12:22 Rapid City SD Light 20 seconds Seemingly shooting star spilt into 4 objects, then joins back up into one object in the Black Hills. 3/19/09
11/2/08 16:30 Gregory SD Sphere 5-10 minutes white sphere seen about 1/3 the size of a full moon, hovering then disappearing at high rate of speed 1/10/09
10/14/08 20:30 Rapid City SD Cigar ongoing North east sky. ((NUFORC Note: Star?? PD)) 10/31/08
7/26/08 04:23 Sioux Falls SD Disk 15 minutes Flashing Red and White Disc off in the Eastern sky on the southwestern side of Sioux Falls 8/12/08
7/15/08 22:00 Black Hills SD Unknown approx. 15 min Light seen in the Black Hills 3/19/09
6/8/08 21:30 Sioux Falls SD Other 3-5 secs. Glowing Orangish/Yellowish aircraft witnessed South from Sioux Falls S.D. 6/12/08
3/24/08 22:15 Sioux Falls SD Triangle 30 sec to 1 min Large triangular delta wing looking 10 to 15 lights not bright dull and dim it moved very fast. 3/31/08
2/19/08 17:15 Sioux Falls SD Oval 20 minutes Two oval objects appeared in the sky right where unmarked planes made an X con-trail!! ((NUFORC Note: Contrails?? PD)) 3/4/08
1/31/08 00:00 Mission SD Disk 6 hours Very scary experience that ever happened to me. 2/14/08
11/19/07 06:30 Kennebec SD Triangle 5 minutes Bright triangular white light with two much smaller circular lights that flew with it. ((NUFORC Note: Overflight of ISS. PD)) 11/28/07
10/29/07 08:30 Sioux Falls SD Oval 2 minutes Black, oval, reflective object seen gliding through the daytime sky. 11/28/07
10/25/07 17:00 Rapid City, Sioux Falls SD Unknown
Object moving horizontally across South Dakota sky 11/28/07
10/25/07 08:00 Sioux Falls, SD SD Unknown 15 minutes Ufo entered atmosphere and hovered over city. videotaped by Keloland tv, Rapid City Web cam. ((NUFORC Note: Contrail. PD)) 11/28/07
10/24/07 21:05
SD Sphere 30sec Several orbs over South Dakota farmland. 11/28/07
10/24/07 20:25 Turkey Ridge SD Rectangle 3 minutes 5 bright orange square lights over Southeast SD 11/28/07
10/22/07 20:30 Stephan SD Light 2 hours Bright orange lights dropping , what looked like flares? 11/28/07
10/22/07 20:00 Hurley (west of) SD Other 30 min multiple bright lights and objects that would alternate and fade in and out in a row 11/28/07
10/20/07 21:30 Ft. Thompson SD Light 1week same time weird lights over ft thompson sd 3/4/08
10/15/07 21:00 Mission SD Light 10 minutes The night sky was clear and the stars were shining bright, when we saw this bright orange light. 3/4/08
10/4/07 23:35 Rapid City SD Cigar 15 seconds Silver cigar shape craft over north rapid 10/8/07
9/21/07 01:00 Rosebud SD Changing About 1 minute A Group of 9 Lights in 2 Rows flying south, slowing down then forming a V shape. A Low Humming Sound can be Heard. 11/21/10
7/4/07 23:00 Vermillion SD Light 20 minutes I saw these lightrs high in space every 5 minutes for about 20 minutes. 8/7/07
3/3/07 08:00 Oglala SD Unknown 10:00 min " A bright light was seen in the sky and it came down and went over the house and disappeared, no sound" 8/7/07
10/30/06 23:00 Rapid City SD Triangle 10 seconds Triangular Dark Silent Craft Over Downtown Rapid City, South Dakota 12/7/06
10/29/06 22:20 Spearfish SD Chevron 4 - 5 seconds The object first appeared in the north sky. My attention was drawn to what initially appeared to be a shooting star. The first thing 12/7/06
9/1/06 23:45 Rock Hill SD Sphere 3 secs Bright spherical object was moving from south to north at about 5,000 feet in altitude; very high rate of speed. Size of the object wa 10/30/06
7/15/06 21:00 Lake Byron SD Fireball 40 minutes Green zigzag ufo. 11/14/14
5/22/06 14:22 Deadwood SD Disk instantaneous Saucer type UFO hovering over Crazy Horse Monument captured on digital camera. 12/7/06
4/4/06 20:20 Sioux Falls SD Unknown 1-3min Unk light hovering for a moment then sped away 5/15/06
2/4/06 19:30 Sioux Falls SD Triangle 1 minute Triangle object without colored or blinking lights, shortly later a bright shere shaped object was scene. 2/14/06
11/15/05 19:00 Huron SD Light eating dinner bright light over southdakota home 12/16/05
9/20/05 22:00 Burke (north of) SD Other 40 seconds Air Force bombing runs mistaken for UFO's 10/11/05
8/27/05 20:15 Mitchell SD Circle 4 min. I simply don't know what they were. 9/2/05
8/10/05 02:15 Sturgis SD Flash 3 minutes We were at the sturgis motorcycle rally that year and were sitting out on our deck late at night. We saw a light way up in the sky that 1/10/09
7/15/05 22:00 Eagle Butte SD Changing 30 sec. My son and his wife, 9 yr old son, and 9 neighbors and I were present; they were all outside talking and my son called me. He said some 4/14/09
5/28/05 21:30 Eagle Butte SD Light 4.5sec a large bright light was taking our picture. 7/5/05
4/20/05 21:00 Rapid City SD Triangle 1-2 min the object was hanging in the air above us for about 15-20 secodns and flew away very slowly... 6/20/05
2/25/05 05:47 Rapid City SD Light 3.0 seconds landing of unidentified object 4/27/07
11/19/04 23:00 Salem/Montrose (between) SD Light
Light explodes in sky above Canistota, SD. ((NUFORC Note: Possible meteor from the Leonid meteor shower. PD)) 12/3/04
11/15/04 20:30 Rapid City/ Box Elder SD Triangle 10 Min Saw tri-angle lights under dark body while driving west on I-90. 3/11/06
11/14/04 01:14 Dupree VOR (in-flight) SD Light 4 minutes White pulsing light 12/3/04
11/11/04 12:30 Sioux Falls (near) SD Light approx. 5 mins My husband and I were driving south on Interstate 29 going to Sioux Falls. When we were about 6-7 miles north, of the city, I was looki 12/3/04
9/12/04 01:00 Lead SD Flash 30 minutes light in the sky flashed once approx. every 2 minutes but never moved. Stayed in one location and flashed once every 2 minutes! 9/29/04
9/2/04 22:43 Sisseton SD Fireball 5 seconds "Armageddon" or "Deep Impact" type fireball cruises over South Dakota 9/9/04
7/26/04 22:27 Watertown SD Light 3 or 4 minutes A bright light similar to a very bright star, flew across the sky from the northwest to the southeast at a constant speed. 8/11/04
6/10/04 23:28 Sturgis SD Unknown 15 seconds A ufo consisting of 2 white lights moving north easterly over I90 near Piedmont, SD. Sighted on June 10, 2004 6/18/04
3/15/04 18:00 Rapid City SD Triangle 8min It hovered until we stopped like it was waiting for someone to see it. 2/1/07
2/24/04 18:20 Spearfish Canyon SD Circle 15 SECONDS At aproximatly 18:20 Hrs. I was working outside in our parking lot and happened to look up at the moon and the bright planet to its low 3/2/04
2/14/04 20:17 New Effington SD Unknown 2 seconds Explosion in the sky 3/2/04
1/14/04 05:40 Pickstown SD Unknown <10 seconds Meteorite-like object tracking across the entire sky from east to west moving at a tremendous speed. 1/17/04
1/13/04 21:00 Little River SD Unknown 10 seconds orange lights in a L shape 1/17/04
12/16/03 02:00 Webster SD Egg none ME AND A FEW FRIENDS SAW AN EGG SHAPED CRAFT ON A COUNTY ROAD. ((NUFORC Note: Student report. PD)) 4/27/07
9/12/03 22:20 Vermillion SD Rectangle 5-7 seconds Darker than night rectangle with dim lights 9/17/03
8/30/03 23:15 Sisseton SD Formation 4 Minutes Strange jet fighter formations in the middle of the night. 9/9/03
8/18/03 23:00 Rockerville SD Triangle 5 min. two triangles in the night sky 8/28/03
5/7/03 12:37 Oglala SD Circle
the objects were sighted at 12:37 pm and it was a bunch of them it appeared to be 11 to 15 and they were siraling altogether in one big 7/25/04
4/25/03 21:00 Hot Springs SD Light 30 Min 5 points of light moiving quickly and erratically at different times 4/27/03
2/12/03 06:35 Huron SD Triangle 2 min A triangular shape light that hovered for about 2 min and then just faded away. 3/21/03
1/3/03 02:29 Ft. Thompson SD Light 10-15 mins freaky mann........................................... 3/21/03
12/7/02 23:30 Sioux Falls SD Teardrop 1.5 seconds Have seen numerous objects over sky north of Sioux Falls in past few months. 3/21/03
12/7/02 23:15 Sioux Falls SD Teardrop 1 1/2 seconds 12/7/02 - Tear shaped white light that shot straight up out of sight. 12/23/02
9/6/02 20:30 Spearfish SD Cigar 1-2 minutes I saw a cigar shaped, glowing blue object travelling at a high rate of speed. 9/28/02
8/21/02 22:30 Sisseton SD Light 1 minute Intelligent white light floating above us. Took off when it knew we seen it. 5/9/03
7/28/02 22:00 Rapid City SD Light appr 5 min A single point of light, similar to a satellite, was seen moving erratically across the night sky over the Black Hills of SD. 7/30/02
7/12/02 01:20 Rapid City SD Light 2 minutes spooky light that shines at you but tries to act like a star in a constellation afterwards. 8/16/02
7/7/02 09:45 Eagle Butte SD Light 20 min. Red and blue lights, turning real bright. 4/13/10
2/18/02 01:00 Sioux Falls SD Triangle 30 seconds Grouping of rectangular or triangular objects, hovering, dancing around each other, absolutely silent, then rapid accleration. 3/19/02
12/31/01 21:37 Mission SD Unknown 21:37-23:34(estimate) T WAS SHAPED LIKE NOTHING IVE EVER SAW, AND IT WAS SCARY AND COOL AT THE SAME TIME. 5/14/02
10/15/01 19:35 Rapid City SD Triangle 30 seconds I have never seen anything like this before. It kind of scared me. 11/20/01
8/30/01 21:00 Rapid City SD Light 45 min many light objects flying around in an area 10/12/01
8/1/01 23:15 Iroquois SD Oval 2-3 minutes Bright oval light moving west to east near the North Star 8/5/01
6/28/01 23:00 Spearfish SD Light 45min On a camping trip, I saw what I've been waiting for all my life. 8/5/01
6/8/01 Springfield SD Unknown
((HOAX??)) A slow red moving object,going about 3miles per hours,leaving SpringField going towards Tyndall. 11/28/07
11/1/00 21:00 Mitchell SD Other 1 minute +/- It looked like a flying canoe. 8/5/01
10/21/00 12:00 DeSmet SD Unknown Not sure We were at the Lake Henry fishing. We took a picture and we never saw anything but when we looked at the picture there is an object in 12/2/00
9/27/00 20:35 Rapid City SD Light 1 minute Looked for and found a satellite, as well as a UFO 12/2/00
5/29/00 01:00 Sioux Falls SD Fireball 5 sec I am going out of my apartment reguraly to smoke cigaretes, and since I am working nights, I am a night owl you can say. I have seen me 6/6/00
5/15/00 23:00 Wolsey SD Fireball 5 minutes LARGE flashing lights set on horizon. 11/14/14
5/1/00 23:00 Red Shirt (near) SD Light 3 minutes A flying object that flew parallel with me caused electronic effects and a truly weird experience 10/30/06
3/23/00 18:00 Sioux Falls SD Diamond 5 min 2 diamond shape star colored objects.move across the SD sky silently while clocking device is off then on. 3/10/11
8/11/99 17:30 Hwy. 90 SD Triangle 7 hours A cloud appeared in the sky, huge, oval in shape, emitting the most amazing magnetic field, shooting lightening out in short spikes aro 8/30/99
7/4/99 21:00 Pine Ridge SD Light 15-20 secs steady light yellow orangish light moving from southwest to middle of the night sky turning sharp and headed due north. 3/6/01
6/15/99 19:00 Northern Oglala SD Flash 30-45minutes Finally, I have the courage to speak up.

500 Lights On Object0: Yes
10/17/98 11:30 Bridgewater SD Other 5 minutes Broad daylight , clear sky, very strangely moving object-like a child skipping rope 12/7/06
8/3/98 00:30 Midland SD Unknown 45minutes Red ball of light exploding into many small white lights with one strobing along highway. 10/30/06
8/1/98 23:00 Pierre SD Unknown 10 seconds Red and green lights moving with no sound over Pierre, in central South Dakota, seen in 1998 now finally reported. 3/4/08
7/13/98 00:00 McCook Lake SD Unknown 9 seconds Four white lights, 60 - 80 mph, completely silent in close proximity. 10/8/07
7/7/98 00:30 Marty SD Egg about 2 minutes Amber egg-shaped craft,ascended at slow speed. 10/12/01
7/6/98 17:40 Rapid City SD Other 10 Seconds Looked towards a thunderstorm approaching from the west. First saw a bright shape in the sky in the northwest direction. The light wa 11/21/98
5/18/98 23:30 Rapid City SD Other 30-60 seconds there was a light similar to a falling star, only bigger and longer in duration...i have seen plenty of falling stars and this was not 1/28/99
11/17/97 02:00 Sioux Falls SD other 3 minutes Giant white streak moving across the sky at a high rate of speed stopped and took a 90 degree turn and went straight up and eventually 1/28/99
9/27/97 23:00 Egan SD Other 30 minutes The Weirdest Thing I Have Ever Seen 2/22/05
6/15/97 22:00 Eagle Butte SD Light almost 45 mins. lighted crafts seem to take notice of us 7/16/06
4/18/97 04:20 Hartford SD
3 sec. Man sees a large, white disc in the night sky. Obj. splits into 2 smaller orange orbs, one of which maneuvers, then 2 orbs rejoin! 11/2/99
8/19/96 22:30 Spencer SD Unknown 22 minutes Alien crafts-Eastern South Dakota- late summer early fall 1996 8/16/02
5/13/96 20:15 Black Hills SD
35 sec. Man witnesses bizarre silvery disc, "as long as 2 school buses," hover, then streak away. (Phone line goes dead. No other data.) 11/2/99
12/10/95 05:00 Rapid City SD Circle 15 sec It was very early morning and I was delivering papers. I heard a very large BOOM!!! and everything turned blue. I looked toward the noi 9/9/04
11/20/95 06:15 Belle Fourche SD
2 sec. MUFON State Dir. relays rpt: Postal empl. heading W on highway witnesses very large white w/ green tail streak vert. to horizon. 11/2/99
9/1/95 10:30 Eagle Butte SD Light 3 minutes The unexplained bright blue light. 1/11/02
8/15/95 06:00 Yankton SD Oval 1-2 minutes 5 white lights coming towards me as flying object 2/10/12
7/25/95 20:30 Marion SD
4 min. Woman w/ nephew & niece witness "long, white thing w/ a red tail" streak from E to S horizon. It was shaped like rocket. 11/2/99
6/25/95 22:45 Sioux Falls SD

UFO investigator relays rept.: his son and other children rept. witnessing 4-5 red objs. 4 miles W of city. Two objs. seen to land. 11/2/99
4/15/95 Newell area SD

120' fake silo hovers low 2/22/05
10/11/94 Hot Springs and Custer SD Triangle
October 11, 1994--Hot Springs/Custer--triangle alerts dogs/ MUFON investigator witnesses 9/2/05
7/21/94 22:00 Hot Springs SD Light ten minutes Two silent stars hover; vanish when jet nears 10/11/05
6/21/94 21:30 Sioux Falls SD Sphere 5 min. Orange white round light seen by 2 witnesses 3/13/12
6/1/94 08:00 Eagle Butte SD Formation 15 min I was driving and noticed people parked and looking in the sky. We watched these lights move slowly with no sound. 3/19/09
1/19/94 19:00 Summit SD Disk 10 minutes Large Silver Disk explodes over SD Antenna Field.... 8/28/02
6/13/93 15:20 Sioux Falls SD Fireball 30 seconds Fireball that changed color and split into 3 equal parts 5/24/05
7/28/92 02:00 Sioux Falls SD Light 30 min 3 Moving Star Sized Lites Grace South Dakota Nite Sky 8/28/02
2/9/92 21:30 Rapid City area SD

Extra Bright Phony Plane Drifts 2/14/06
9/15/87 21:00 Yankton SD Triangle 5-6 seconds silent isosceles triangle shaped mirage-like UFO with no lights 12/23/02
7/8/84 23:00 Martin SD Oval 5 minutes Oval-shaped craft, large as a football field, lights around parameter, first looked like star, silent, fast 3/31/08
7/1/83 04:00 Strandburg SD Formation 2-3 minutes Oval multicolored object that had sharp-jagged twinkling lights around it. Green, red and gold lights. 10/31/03
9/27/81 15:30 Keystone SD Oval 3-8 seconds UFO photographed near Keystone, South Dakota. 4/27/07
5/22/79 21:00 Baltic SD Triangle 25 Unidentified glowing orbs 2/14/08
5/15/78 21:00 Kyle SD Cigar unknown It was quiet, and very colorful, the most brilliant lights i have ever seen. 4/7/17
6/30/76 01:00 Cactus Flat SD Fireball 1.5 hours Fiery oranges red object hovering over Minuteman II Launch Facility alarms sounded security team dispatched to investigate. 2/14/06
9/22/73 15:00 Philip SD Disk one hour Saucer craft landed near us. 5/15/06
7/15/72 Sioux Falls SD Cylinder 1 min.? A secret kept for too many years by a young boy 12/23/02
10/5/68 21:30 Nunda SD Disk 15 minutes My uncle had a close encounter in 1968 3/21/03
9/15/68 White Owl SD Fireball 5 hrs. UFO analyzes missile site. 1/22/04
7/20/68 15:00 Zell (farm outside of) SD Disk minutes small disk shaped object, weaving in between high voltage lines, 20 to 30 feet over my head, broad daylight, dull gray in color and emi 12/16/99
6/30/68 12:00 Yankton (Gavins Point Dam) SD Unknown 20 minutes Blue sky black, beam of light, South Dakota camp rangers on blow horns "what you have just seen was a rare phenomenon of the weather. 4/14/09
6/20/68 22:00 Badlands SD Unknown 1 min 30 sec On clear night two objects make large circle in the sky and disappear at very high speed. 1/17/04
6/25/66 21:30 Rapid City (Ellsworth AFB) SD Disk several hours UFOs visited our Minuteman ICBMS during the summer of 1966 and I was there. 4/27/04
4/15/66 13:30 Interior (near) SD Disk 15min entire episode is too involved to list all details here. Experienced magnetic anomily, also. 6/18/04
5/4/63 22:00 Goodwin SD Light 1 hour A bright light with a buzzing noise stops our car on rural highway. 6/28/18
5/4/63 21:00 Hazel SD Unknown 1 second Corrected version of previous submission which I had sublitted about two hours prior to this one... (I had the direction of flight path 7/5/18
5/1/63 21:00 Hazel SD Unknown 1 second Corroboration of 1963 sighting in Goodwin, SD. 7/5/18
11/15/56 18:30 Aberdeen SD Circle 2:00 Traveled south to north at a slow speed,(90deg. of arc in two min). Size of a half dollar coin at arms length, had a neon orange glow. 8/5/01
7/5/47 Dell Rapids SD

Round silver dinner plates seen in Dell Rapids area on July 5, 1947 9/2/05
7/4/47 Sioux Falls SD

Narrow light colored object spotted in Sioux Falls on July 4, 1947 9/2/05
4/15/97 Howard/Artesian SD

Object descends and follows locomotive 5/11/05
7/?/98 22:00 Sturgis SD Triangle 8 seconds triangle shaped craft flies over campground in sturgis south dakota 4/2/99