• STURGIS, SD (3/27/2015) – Don Policky, President of Big D Oil, announces plans to construct a Big D convenience store and gas station at 2800 Junction Avenue, Exit 32, Sturgis. In addition to Big D, the 5,300 sq. ft. building on 2-acres will feature an Arby’s restaurant and drive thru. Don Policky and Arby’s franchise owner Rick Bentley expect to have the businesses open by the 75th Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ in August 2015.

    Sturgis City Manager Daniel Ainslie states, “We are pleased to welcome Arby’s and Big D to the rapidly expanding Sturgis business community.  Arby’s and Big D will be welcoming draws for residents and interstate travelers alike.  The long term efforts for economic development along the Junction Avenue and Vanocker Canyon corridor is becoming a reality.”

    Big D owner Don Policky states, “We cannot say enough good things about how well the City of Sturgis has embraced our expansion to its community. The Council and staff have been great to work with to meet our requests to develop this parcel. We appreciate their efforts and look forward to joining the exciting business growth underway on Junction Avenue.”    

    Big D Oil was formed in 1938. This will be its 31st store. It currently operates in 30 locations in Wyoming and western South Dakota. The Sturgis store will offer the Mobil product line and carry a full range of convenience items with hot and cold food prepared on-site.