A bus chartered for the Sturgis High School girls’ basketball team burned near the Super 8 motel parking lot Saturday, but no one was injured. According to reports at the scene, the fire began about 7:30 a.m. after the bus driver had started the vehicle. Flames were reported in the rear area of the bus soon after by a passerby. The cause of the fire was unknown at press time. No one was on the bus when it burst into flames. Huron School District helped transport the players to the Saturday morning and afternoon games. Sturgis team officials reported a replacement bus was being sent to pick up the team, which was making a weekend trip to play both Mitchell and Huron before returning to Sturgis.For the complete article see the 02-03-2013 issue.
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