RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police in Rapid City are investigating the death of motorcyclist in a crash with a truck.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday on Fifth Street near Rapid City...
2 sex abuse charges added against former Pine Ridge doctor
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota authorities have filed additional child sexual abuse charges against a former Indian Health Services pediatrician.
Man convicted over threats to wife’s cancer doctor
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man faces up to 50 years in prison after a jury convicted him in a case involving alleged threats to his wife's cancer doctor.
25-year sentence for fatal reservation shooting
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Kyle man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a fatal shooting on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Jamie Shoulders was sentenced in federal court in Rapid City...
Audit: State Democratic Party understated disbursements
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Draft audit findings show the South Dakota Democratic Party understated disbursements by $2.5 million, received $67,182 worth of contributions from unregistered...
Rapid City man charged after threats to government entities
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City man has been charged after he allegedly made threats to blow up various local and federal government entities.
South Dakota cities to lose millions in internet service tax
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City is expected to lose more than $2 million in state funding over the next two years following the congressional repeal of South Dakota's tax on internet...
Percentage of inmates convicted of drug crimes has increased
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The percentage of inmates who are serving time for drug crimes in South Dakota has increased in the last five years.
Board debates raising bond requirements for drillers
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A state board is weighing whether to raise bonding requirements for natural gas and oil drillers.
The Rapid City Journal reports the Board of Minerals and Environment...
Regional Health participates in national opioid research
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Regional Health is participating in a two-year study on patients' experiences with pain and their prescribed opioid use.
Man pleads not guilty to threatening to kill fed prosecutor
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A 36-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges he threatened to kill a federal prosecutor and burn down a South Dakota courthouse during a courtroom...
Colorado man dies from Sturgis rally motorcycle crash
JOHNSON SIDING, S.D. (AP) — A Colorado man is the third motorcyclist to die from injuries suffered during this year's Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota.
No charges in raid of CBD oil containing THC
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Prosecutors in Pennington County have declined to issue charges resulting from a police raid of a health food store and the seizure of hemp-derived CBD oil which was found...
Rapid City teacher pleads not guilty to abusing student
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges that she abused a disabled student.
Twenty-five-year-old Shea Lindsey entered her plea during her arraignment...
Report: Rapid City airport dumped sewage without permission
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — An official of Rapid City Regional Airport acknowledges the airport recently dumped sewage without permission from South Dakota regulators.
Nebraska woman is 2nd motorcyclist fatal at Sturgis rally
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota officials say a Nebraska woman is the second motorcyclist to die after a crash at the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally.
South Dakota rape case tests police seizure of placenta
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court will be asked to decide whether police investigating the possible statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl needed a warrant to seize a placenta...
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — It's all hands on deck for Regional Health hospitals, clinics and urgent care facilities throughout the Black Hills during the Sturgis motorcycle rally.
Nearly 6 years in prison for gun theft in Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — One of the two men involved in the theft of two dozen guns in Rapid City a year ago is heading to federal prison.
Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
Rapid City Journal, Aug. 4
In-city bow hunting for deer worth shot
Rapid City's urban deer program began a quarter century ago despite concerns about stray bullets and over the...
NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Two crew members had to be rescued when a freight train derailed after hitting a washout in southwestern South Dakota.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A woman accused of stealing more than $30,000 in cash from the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says the Rapid City Regional Airport is getting $4.5 million in funding to make improvements.
GLASGOW, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after he drove an SUV through a highway intersection and into the Milk River in northeast Montana.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of fatally beating a retired Rapid City teacher in 2017 has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in a plea deal with prosecutors.
Bison crashes at Wind Cave on the rise
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Motorists are being urged to keep an eye out for wandering bison in Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota after rangers noticed an uptick in the number of crashes between...
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- BusinessWireFoundation Building Materials, Inc. Expands Footprint in the Great Plains with the Acquisition of Agan Drywall Supply, Inc. and AffiliatesOctober 1, 2018
- Globe NewswireNational American University Holdings, Inc. Schedules Fiscal 2018 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results Release and Conference CallJuly 26, 2018
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — People who became sick after being exposed to toxic materials while working at a South Dakota uranium ore-buying station more than 60 years ago may qualify for compensation...
Probation, restitution in tribal embezzlement case
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A former secretary of the Oglala Sioux Credit and Finance Office has avoided prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement.
JOHNSON SIDING, S.D. (AP) — A motorcyclist is dead after a head-on crash with an SUV in western South Dakota.
Authorities say the 58-year-old man was westbound on state Highway 44 near...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man who defrauded the IRS and targeted people on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison.
Drug analysis taxes South Dakota crime lab
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City's forensic crime lab is trying to keep up with the high demand for drug evidence analysis.
The lab handles evidence from law enforcement throughout western...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Crews working in a storm have rescued a 23-year-old man who fell into a ravine and became wedged between rocks in southwestern South Dakota.
Former priest facing new tax crime charges
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A former priest accused of stealing cash donations from the Diocese of Rapid City has been indicted on new tax crime charges.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — When students return to public schools across South Dakota this fall, they should expect to see a new message on display: "In God We Trust."
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Brandon Valley starting pitcher Brayden Miller appears OK after being struck by a line drive in the title game of the South Dakota State Little League tournament in Rapid...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A missing South Dakota woman has been found in Nebraska and her ex-boyfriend has been arrested for assaulting her.
The 21-year-old Rapid City woman was being treated...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Advances in DNA technology and forensic genealogy may finally give law enforcement officers answers about the identity of a man shot to death decades ago in western South...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota National Guard unit has been welcomed home after a nearly year-long deployment to the Middle East.
Real-time painting brings Bible story to life
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Canyon Lutheran Church is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a new and vibrant reminder that God is with them.
Accused killer returns home, despite bond violation
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of killing a teenager last year is back home despite violating terms of his bond.
Max Pfeiffer is charged with first-degree manslaughter in...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.
Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive...
Boy swept away in flash flooding in Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy swept away in a drainage canal during flash flooding in Rapid City was able to free himself after the water carried him about five...
Rapid City man’s body recovered from submerged car
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of a 23-year-old man from a submerged car in Rapid Creek in southwestern South Dakota.
Woman accused of fatal stabbing pleads not guilty
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A woman accused of using a screwdriver to fatally stab on man on the Pine Ridge has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder.
Obama statue to be unveiled in Rapid City
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A life-size bronze statue of the United States' 44th president will be unveiled in Rapid City Saturday.
The likeness of Barack Obama will be added to the collection...
School of Mines, Air Force partner on environment
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City will work with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center at the Ellsworth base on environmental stewardship...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state lawmaker has been hit with a no-trespass order after a social media blowup over her activism in a missing girl case.