South Dakota man charged with manslaughter in loss of fetus
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man has been charged with second-degree manslaughter after police say he negligently shot his pregnant wife, killing the fetus.
Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Oct. 11
Get aggressive to solve substitute teacher shortage
The Sioux Falls School District isn't taking the challenge of its substitute teacher shortage...
Jury convicts man of stalking Sioux Falls mayor
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man of stalking the Sioux Falls mayor.
The Minnehaha County jury convicted 58-year-old Christopher Bruce after deliberating nearly three hours...
Sioux Falls teacher surprised with $25K as a top US educator
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Alison Ter Horst meant to be a guidance counselor, not a teacher, but once she tried student teaching she couldn't bear to leave the classroom.
Police say Iowa slaying suspect arrested in Georgia
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Georgia authorities have found a man suspected in an Iowa slaying.
Fort Dodge police say in a news release that 19-year-old Damion Chavez was spotted by a sheriff's...
Lack of Sioux Falls police diversity creates challenges
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Mark Blackburn knows the clock is ticking.
The Sioux Falls Police Department has talked about the desire to increase demographic diversity on its force for decades,...
Police ID man killed in Fort Dodge shooting; make arrest
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Fort Dodge police have identified a man shot to death in the north-central Iowa city.
The Messenger reports the shooting happened around 8 p.m. Friday, when police...
South Dakota prosecutor apologizes for ‘personal struggles’
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The prosecutor of South Dakota's most populous county is apologizing after a report raised issues about his behavior.
Police shoot suspect in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls' police chief says an officer-involved shooting began with a call involving an assault with a weapon.
Sioux Falls libraries aim to be more baby friendly
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls area librarians are spending the next three years with one major goal in mind: to increase early childhood literacy skills across the city in measurable ways...
Tumor discovery gives business owner new outlook on life
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — "If I was going to die today, would I go to Hell or to paradise?"
That's the question that ran through Luca Papini's mind shortly after learning the seizures he'd...
No injuries after gunshots at house with people inside
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say several gunshots were fired at a central Sioux Falls home while adults and children were inside the residence. No injuries were reported.
Delta flight diverted to Sioux Falls for medical emergency
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Pilots of a Delta flight had to make an emergency landing in Sioux Falls because a passenger had an urgent medical condition.
10 years for man accused of trying to cause explosion
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man accused of trying to ignite an explosion at a gas station last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Sioux Falls asks judge to dismiss suit over girl’s drowning
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The city of Sioux Falls is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed after a 5-year-old Iowa girl drowned in the Big Sioux River at Falls Park.
Hospital: SD Hutterite colony moved members into Medicaid
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota hospital accuses a Hutterite colony of shifting its members into the state Medicaid program for the poor after they ring up large medical...
Truckers plan ‘slow roll’ protest Thursday in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A group of truckers plans to drive slowly on interstates in the Sioux Falls area on Thursday to raise awareness of issues facing the trucking industry.
4-year-old found wandering, Sioux Falls mother arrested
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls mother has been arrested after police say they found her 4-year-old son wandering outside an apartment building.
South Dakota considering beekeeping proposal in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls city officials are considering a proposal to allow people to keep bees at their homes.
The draft proposal the city council is discussing Tuesday would...
Brookings man dies after being stabbed during fight
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Brookings police say they are investigating a fight between a 15-year-old boy and a 37-year-old man that left the adult dead from a stab wound.
Contractor pleads guilty in 2016 death of Sioux Falls worker
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A construction company accused of breaking federal law in the death of a worker during a 2016 building collapse in downtown Sioux Falls has pleaded guilty.
Bookkeeper ordered to pay back nearly $200,000 to boys ranch
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge say a South Dakota woman accused of embezzlement must serve prison time and pay back nearly $200,000 to a facility for troubled youth where she worked as a...
South Dakota school district puts vape sensors in bathrooms
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A southeastern South Dakota school district is installing vape sensors in bathrooms to combat students' use of e-cigarettes that have been linked to hundreds of cases of...
South Dakota Volleyball Polls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Here is the South Dakota media volleyball poll for the week of Sept. 23, 2019. Teams are listed with first place votes in parenthesis, record, points and previous...
Tech employers compete for workers in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Karla Santi wants workers at her company to have a voice, to feel like they have value and an ability to make changes.
- Business WireLawrence & Schiller Announces Opening of Minneapolis OfficeApril 16, 2019
- Globe NewswireMinuteman Press Franchisees Jessica and Mike Hauck Reflect on One Year of Building Relationships, Giving Back, and Running Their Printing Business in Sioux Falls, SDOctober 29, 2018
- Globe NewswireMacurco Introduces New Single and Multigas Portable Gas Monitors To Increase Worker Protection, Plantwide Incident ReductionAugust 29, 2018
- Globe NewswireMeta Financial Group, Inc.® Announces Forward Stock Split and Dividend IncreaseAugust 28, 2018
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Mediate rallies to win Sanford International
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rocco Mediate needed just about everything to go right for him to win the Sanford International, and it did.
Ken Duke had everything go wrong on the last hole that...
Triplett, Duke tied for lead in PGA Tour Champions
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Ken Duke has played 313 times on the PGA Tour, 159 times on the Korn Ferry and this is his 16th start on the PGA Tour Champions since turning 50 this year. All that...
Fraud trial delayed for man linked to covert Russian agent
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man linked to an admitted Russian covert agent will have more time to prepare for his trial on accusations he bilked at least $2.3 million from dozens of...
Triplett leads Sanford International in windy Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kirk Triplett birdied two of his last three holes for a 4-under 66 in strong gusts Friday to take a one-shot lead after one round of the Sanford International on the PGA...
Mom accused of trying to kill herself and baby pleads guilty
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman accused of trying to kill herself and her baby by deliberately crashing her car may avoid any time in jail under the terms of her plea agreement with...
Prison inmate back in custody after leaving SD work center
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota corrections officials say a prison inmate is back in custody.
Authorities say Randy High Horse was arrested Tuesday in Minnehaha County and is in...
Man linked to Russian agent asks for delay in fraud case
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An attorney for a South Dakota man linked to an admitted Russian covert agent is asking a judge to delay his client's trial on accusations he bilked at least $2.3 million...
Victim of fatal boat accident on Lake Oahe identified
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal boating accident on a Hughes County lake.
Sheriff Darin Johnson says 49-year-old Loyal Lee Bossert, of Sioux Falls, fell...
One person dead in rollover crash near Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — One person has died in a rollover crash west of Sioux Falls.
Authorities say the single-vehicle crash happened about 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The Minnehaha County Sheriff's...
Family of woman found dead in Missouri offers $10,000 reward
BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The family of a South Dakota woman who was found shot to death in Missouri last winter is offering a $10,000 reward for information in the case.
Prison inmate in Sioux Falls placed on escape status
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A prison inmate at the Sioux Falls Community Work Center has been placed on escape status.
State corrections officials say Randy High Horse left the center Saturday...
Beresford 21, Sioux Falls Christian 18
Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 21, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 16
Flooding closes schools, restricts travel in SE South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Flooding from torrential rain that's soaked much of southeastern South Dakota closed schools for a second day on Friday, submerged city streets and caused some to evacuate...
Billboards protest ‘In God We Trust’ law
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An organization promoting the separation of church and state is putting up billboards in three South Dakota cities to protest the state's new law that requires all public...
South Dakota flooding prompts evacuations, school closures
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Heavy rain soaking much of southeastern South Dakota pushed the Big Sioux River to record levels on Thursday, flooded roads, closed schools and blocked...
Flooding causes evacuations, school closures
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say flooding around Madison has caused some residents to evacuate.
Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg urged people not to drive through Madison as...
Tornado hits South Dakota hospital: ‘All are safe and sound’
When the warning sounded shortly before midnight that a tornado could be approaching, the clock turned into a stopwatch for staff members working the night shift at a behavioral health center at a...
The Latest: 3 tornadoes confirmed in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on the severe weather that caused widespread damage in Sioux Falls (all times local):
South Dakota Prep Polls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Prep Media football polls for the week of Sept. 10 are listed below, ranking the top-five teams in each class. First-place votes received are indicated in...
Tractor driver could be charged in fatal I-90 crash
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. (AP) — A man who illegally drove a tractor and horse trailer on the interstate in southeastern South Dakota resulting in a fatal crash could face criminal...