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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
1/1/21 00:00 Rapid City SD Light On going 70 lights all moving around sky. Initially look like stars but are rapidly blinking. An seemingly in atmosphere. Some are orange.some a 1/19/21
12/13/20 22:12 Hot springs SD Unknown 50 seconds Fast approaching object turned into 3 green glowing bow shapes, then as it passed over the house light went out and it was metal object 1/19/21
12/5/20 19:03 Huron SD Formation 3 min Line of moving lights in sky 12/23/20
12/5/20 19:03 Huron SD Formation 3 min Line of moving lights in sky 12/23/20
12/5/20 19:03 Huron SD Formation 3 min Line of moving lights in sky 12/23/20
8/28/20 08:30 Sioux Falls SD Changing 20 minutes Bright large shape turns red 9/4/20
8/22/20 22:30 Yankton SD Light 30 seconds 2 orange lights hovering slowly before flickering out west of Yankton/North of Gavins Point Dam 9/4/20
7/27/20 11:30 Brookings SD Circle 2 minutes The singular object I saw was a brown darkish flat, circular, and shiny that was traveling around 35-40 MPH 7/31/20
7/4/20 01:19 Red Iron/Clear Lake SD Other 30 My significant other was in the lake without son playing and splashing around, when he asked me "what's that in the sky?"I ig 11/5/20
6/3/20 23:11 Madison SD Light .2 minutes Small burst of light that resembled a shooting star, but much much closer. Lasted approximately 5 seconds. 6/25/20
5/14/20 406 Pine St Lot 2 SD Formation
'So-called' air traffic/thunder storm brings UFO to our skys. 6/25/20
4/18/20 21:00 Milbank SD Light 15-30 minutes Notice single white lights ((Starlink satellites?)) 6/25/20
4/17/20 21:15 Rapid City SD Circle 15 minutes 50 spaced lights,going sw to be at speeds similar to known space lab,etc. Could see 8-10 at a time. 5/1/20
3/20/20 20:10 Sturgis SD Light 15 minutes 50 UFOs flew in a straight line, perfectly spaced apart. (("Spacelink" satellites??)) 4/9/20
3/7/20 19:02 Summerset SD Formation 2-3 minutes 25-30 white lights flying in a straight line equally spaced apart. ((Spacelink satellites)) 5/1/20
2/22/20 21:18 Yankton SD Formation 146 seconds Low flying Ufo cluster over Yankton. 2/25/20
1/19/20 19:00 Worthing SD Circle 5 seconds There was a basketball sized orb that was bright white. Moved up and down and then disappeared. 1/31/20
1/19/20 18:30 Brookings SD Triangle <1 minute Triangular Shaped Drone 1/31/20
1/11/20 04:30 Garretson SD Egg 30 seconds White seemingly hovering Tic-Tac object Near a plane in the sky Observed for 25 seconds Rapidly accelerated out of visible range in app 2/7/20
12/24/19 18:23 Black Hawk SD Light 15 minutes Line of evenly spaced white, star-like lights moving in night sky from west to east and disappearing overhead. 1/31/20
11/23/19 18:00 Sioux Falls SD Other 30 seconds On November 22nd about 6 p.m. I went outside looking west and noticed a large batwinged aircraft approaching from the north heading due 12/1/19
11/19/19 19:24 White Lake SD Circle 10 seconds We spotted 2-3 warm white lights in the air south of our location. ((NUFORC Note: "Starlink" satellites? PD)) 12/1/19
10/16/19 17:00 Hot Springs SD Triangle 7 seconds I was entering Wind Cave National Park from the south end when I got out of my vehicle to get some fresh air from my long drive. I loo 12/1/19
10/16/19 06:30 Brandon SD Fireball 2 min Fireball seen above Brandon sd 12/1/19
9/21/19 21:00 Mankato SD Cylinder 2 minutes 9pm saw shiny formation, moved effortlessly, no lights, quiet, then flew out of sight. 10/4/19
7/26/19 02:00 St. Francis SD Disk 12:00 to 3:00 Like a small lights lining up and blinking oddly and then after that a triangle shape flew across spring creek sky and kept blinks odd 8/23/19
6/15/19 23:30 Hayti (outside of) SD Cigar now Multiple red and blue blinking lights at various altitudes, Hamlin Co., SD. 6/20/19
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 90 minutes An unusually bright light in the sky NW 20 degrees. ((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
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
8/23/18 16:00 Rapid City SD Light 3+ hours I was in and out of the house throughout the night observing the Perseids meteor shower. I chose a pair of bright stars in the northern 6/27/19
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
6/1/17 23:00 Vale SD Triangle 3 minutes During a thunderstorm I was taking phots from my 2nd floor window and got a pic of an unknown craft in the sky hovering when enhanced b 10/4/19
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
6/1/11 20:00 Two Strike SD Disk ~4 seconds White disk with a smaller ring in the center. Was able to turn invisible 12/1/19
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 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
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
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
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
2/25/05 05:47 Rapid City SD Light 3.0 seconds landing of unidentified object 4/27/07
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
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
7/7/02 09:45 Eagle Butte SD Light 20 min. Red and blue lights, turning real bright. 4/13/10
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
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
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
6/15/97 22:00 Eagle Butte SD Light almost 45 mins. lighted crafts seem to take notice of us 7/16/06
8/15/95 06:00 Yankton SD Oval 1-2 minutes 5 white lights coming towards me as flying object 2/10/12
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
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
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
7/4/76 01:00 Waubay SD Unknown 5 mnutes My cousin and I were fishing. Lake Minnewasta in Day County, SD on a small lake with very few cabins (5?, on the opposite side of the 8/6/20
9/22/73 15:00 Philip SD Disk one hour Saucer craft landed near us. 5/15/06
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
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
Several we 22:00 Winner SD Circle 4 hours Last few weeks have seen these objects that flash green red and white lights. They are stationary then slowly move to the south. This 10/4/19