Joint funeral held in Woodsocket for 3 boys killed in crash
WOONSOCKET, S.D. (AP) — A joint funeral is being held for the three boys killed in a crash near Woodsocket last weekend.
Fifteen-year-old Jordan Klich, his 14-year-old brother, Dylan Klich,...
Attorney general to investigate absent county prosecutor
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's attorney general will investigate Minnehaha County's top prosecutor over his absence from work.
Gov. Kristi Noem sent a letter Wednesday to Attorney...
Judge partially blocks law aimed at oil pipeline protests
A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked enforcement of some new South Dakota laws that aim to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL pipeline.
Noem seeks investigation of prosecutor in populous county
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem is asking South Dakota's attorney general to investigate Minnehaha County's top prosecutor over his absence from work.
South Dakota man gets nearly 32 years for ax slaying, arson
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a South Dakota man to nearly 32 years in prison for randomly killing a man with an ax and setting fire to the mobile home where the victim was...
Grandmother given 9½ years for accessory to grandson’s death
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A grandmother has been sentenced in South Dakota to 9½ years in prison for being an accessory to the beating death of her 2-year-old grandson.
NTSB: Pilot in fatal SD crash should not have had passenger
LAKEVIEW, S.D. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says a South Dakota pilot who died in a single-engine plane crash along with his teenage son should not have had a...
Noem: South Dakota weather ‘slow-rolling natural disaster’
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem says the storms that have struck South Dakota this year are the "largest natural disaster" the state has ever seen.
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...
Killer serving 2 life terms dies in South Dakota prison
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A man serving two life sentences in the South Dakota State Penitentiary has died following an illness, corrections officials said.
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Federal settlements in South Dakota wildfire exceed $700K
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Landowners in South Dakota have received over $700,000 in a lawsuit accusing a federal agency of burning their properties in an April 2013 prescribed fire that blazed out...
Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
Rapid City Journal, Sept. 13
Brood counts blow holes in predator bounty rationale
Initial results from the state's Nest Predator Bounty Program appear less than promising.
Teen killed, man injured in crash near Aberdeen
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — One person has died and another has been injured in a two-vehicle crash west of Aberdeen.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol a 17-year-old boy was killed when he pulled...
3 teens killed in 3-vehicle crash in South Dakota
WOONSOCKET, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say three teenagers were killed in a three-vehicle crash in east-central South Dakota.
The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Saturday...
- Black Hills PioneerHollywood producer pens children’s book, morphs into statewide literacy promotion toolSeptember 14, 2019
- Columbus TelegramAllison Weidner picks up latest offer from Williams, HuskersAugust 7, 2019
- Black Hills PioneerLocal students win trip to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in HoustonJuly 28, 2019
- Columbus TelegramSaturday Legion ScoreboardJune 17, 2019
- Black Hills PioneerGolden Coyote operations taking place at Belle Fourche ReservoirJune 13, 2019
More flooding likely along lower Missouri River this week
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More flooding is likely along the Missouri River after heavy rains and flooding upstream in South Dakota.
The National Weather Service says some moderate flooding is...
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.
Houston Baptist scores late, makes 2-point PAT for 53-52 win
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Dreshawn Minnieweather bulled his way into the end zone from the 1 and Ben Ratzlaff passed to Coleman Robinson for a two-point conversion in the final minutes to give...
Nelson, Johnson lead South Dakota St past Drake 38-10
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Kanin Nelson threw two touchdown passes to Cade Johnson on Saturday and South Dakota State rolled to a 38-10 win over Drake.
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...
Producers can contract to sell cattle on new online site
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man has created a new online site where livestock producers can contract to sell their cattle.
Kim Ulmer, who owns a livestock and machinery marketing...
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...
- Business WireRumbleOn Smashes Records at Company’s Most Successful Sturgis Rally, Announces Completion of 300,000 Cash Offer MilestoneAugust 14, 2019
- Business WireTomi Lahren Meet-and-Greet at Books-A-Million on Saturday, August 17August 12, 2019
- Business WireLegacy Healthcare to Invest in Quality Care, Specialized Services and Amenities in Three South Dakota RegionsJuly 1, 2019
- Business WireTravelCenters of America Signs First Franchise Agreement for Its TA Express BrandFebruary 26, 2019
- Globe NewswireUPS Honors South Dakota Drivers for 25 Years of Safe DrivingFebruary 26, 2019
South Dakota man dies in Nebraska bridge crash
SOUTH YANKTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota man died after his vehicle struck a guardrail on the south side of a bridge connecting South Dakota and Nebraska.
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):
Father, son died in plane crash in southern South Dakota
CROOKSTON, Neb. (AP) — A father and his teenage son who farmed near the border of South Dakota and Nebraska have died in a single-engine plane crash.
Ex-St. Louis County executive must report to prison soon
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A new court filing says former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger must turn himself in at a federal prison in South Dakota in 10 days.
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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...
Commission weighs South Dakota park, camping fees increase
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission is weighing whether to raise fees by nearly $3 million next year.
The commission says declining revenues and the need to...
South Dakota gov. threatens to veto hemp bill again in 2020
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is promising to again veto an industrial hemp bill if it's introduced at next year's Legislature.
US seeks dismissal of tribes’ lawsuit over Keystone pipeline
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the Trump administration want a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit from Native American tribes trying to block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada...
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...
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South Dakota reports 1st two vaping-related illnesses
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials are reporting the state's first two cases of illnesses related to vaping.
The health department gave no details Monday beyond the victims...
South Dakota priest also is a father _ of 2
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — The Rev. Tom Hartman's first call was as a father. His second was as a Catholic priest.
Hartman's path to the cloth is one he loosely calls his resurrection story. It's...
Sewage dumping at Rapid City airport caused no contamination
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — State regulators say Rapid City Regional Airport did not cause contamination when it dumped sewage on its property last month.
South Dakota coffee shop is memorial to beloved son
HARTFORD, S.D. (AP) — Joshua Obenauer never liked coffee but it was his dad's dream to open a coffee shop in the historic John Mundt building.
Hurts throws 3 TD passes, No. 4 Oklahoma routs South Dakota
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma worked out a few kinks against an overmatched South Dakota squad.
Jalen Hurts passed for 259 yards and three touchdowns in just over two quarters and...
South Dakota State roughs up D-I newcomer Long Island
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Kanin Nelson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and South Dakota State welcomed Long Island to Division I play with a 38-3 victory on Saturday...
South Dakota man takes up bull riding to honor late brother
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Eight seconds for Jacob Herrboldt mean everything.
That's how long the 26-year-old needs to hang on to the raging bull. It feels like an eternity.
Mount Vernon man dies in 1-vehicle crash in Davison County
MOUNT VERNON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 59-year-old man died in one vehicle crash northeast of Mount Vernon, in Davison County.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Michael Johnson, of...
Sheriff’s certification revoked over sexual harassment
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota law enforcement oversight board has once again revoked the certification of a longtime sheriff accused of sexual harassment in the workplace.
South Dakota pheasant numbers down, but hot spots remain
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials had to dig deep Thursday to find positives in South Dakota's annual pheasant brood survey, which showed a 17% decrease from last year, mainly because of an...