SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The pilot of a small cargo plane was killed when the aircraft crashed during takeoff in Sioux Falls.
He was the only one on board when the twin-engine...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota rose to 240 Sunday as President Donald Trump declared a major disaster for the state.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials on Saturday confirmed 25 new cases of the coronavirus, putting the state over the 200 mark in total cases.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — After South Dakota lawmaker Bob Glanzer became one of the first people in the state to be sickened by the coronavirus from an unknown source, his hometown of Huron acted...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — As South Dakota grappled with the reality that COVID-19 is spreading throughout the state, the city of Huron emerged as the state's early hotbed of the pandemic, prompting...
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities are continuing their search two people involved in an attack on a police officer during an attempted traffic stop in Huron last week.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a 20-year-old man accused of opening fire on a police officer during an attempted traffic stop in Huron.
TULARE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the two people killed in a crash near Tulare were 15 and 18 years old.
The patrol says three other people were seriously injured in...
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota superintendent is apologizing after learning a student at a middle school was denied breakfast as a form of discipline.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota superintendent is apologizing to parents after learning a staff member denied a student breakfast for misbehaving.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Two men have died in a crash into a wastewater lagoon in Huron.
Police say the men were in a car that veered off a road, went into a ditch, crashed through a fence and...
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...
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Advanced BioEnergy is selling its Aberdeen and Huron ethanol plants to Glacial Lakes Energy for $47.5 million.
Advanced BioEnergy, based in Bloomington, Minnesota, said...
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died after his van left a road and wound up in the James River near Mitchell.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers on Wednesday approved millions of dollars of new funding for nursing homes experiencing a financial crisis that's led to five closures over the last...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on the South Dakota state budget (all times local):
South Dakota lawmakers have approved millions of dollars of new funding for nursing homes...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Huron nursing home will close after 59 years in business due to a lack of money, making it the latest in a string of South Dakota nursing homes to go belly-up.
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HURON, S.D. (AP) — A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — State tourism officials are soliciting names for the two South Dakota-raised turkeys that will be pardoned by President Donald Trump.
The two birds were raised by a turkey farmer near Huron. Before the turkeys make their way to Washington for the pardoning ceremony, they will be sent off with a tour of their hometown and local school visits on Nov. 14.
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A Huron man is accused of defrauding people out of thousands of dollars they paid for guided trophy game hunts.
Mitchell police say 50-year-old Roger King accepted cash from five local residents, telling them he would take them on guided trophy hunts on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation. The amount of cash paid was about $4,000 in total.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Attendance was up at this year's South Dakota State Fair.
Fair Manager Peggy Besch says 217,231 people attended the event in Huron in late August and early September, up 2.5 percent over last year. Gate revenue increased 3.6 percent.
This year's entertainment lineup was headlined by country music star Toby Keith. Grandstand ticket revenue was up 56 percent.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Some hunters are concerned about a new deer hunting license proposal from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department.
The proposal would require deer hunters to pick one preferred season for their choice of first license draw, instead of applying for numerous preferred seasons at once, The Daily Republic reported .
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A man charged in the overdose death of a Beadle County woman has pleaded not guilty.
KOKK radio reports that Marc Henrisse (ehn-REES') is charged with first-degree manslaughter and drug distribution in the June 22 death of 29-year-old Heather Skinner.
Authorities say Skinner's 4- and 6-year-old sons found her body. They allege that Henrisse was doing drugs with Skinner before her death, and that he knew she had overdosed when he left the home.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Huron police are investigating more reports of counterfeit money being circulated at local businesses.
Authorities say there was an initial rash of bogus bills a few weeks ago, and a suspect was arrested after officers talked to witnesses and watched surveillance video.
Police say reports of fake $100 bills are surfacing again, and they're cautioning businesses to be diligent about checking bills of that amount.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — The White House's annual Thanksgiving turkey for the first time is set to come from South Dakota.
KELO-AM reports that the finalist turkeys are getting fattened up in a special facility at a Beadle County farm. South Dakota Poultry Industries Association executive director David Zeman says the birds are getting fed by hand.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A Florida man who pleaded guilty in a fatal crash in South Dakota has been sentenced to about three months in jail and fined $4,000.
Authorities say 24-year-old Cedric Beauvil, of Miami, was driving a semitrailer that failed to stop at a highway intersection in Beadle County last November and crashed into a pickup truck driven by 18-year-old Kennedy Tomsha (TAHM'-shah), of Tulare. Tomsha died at a Huron hospital.
EVERLY, Iowa (AP) — Law enforcement officials in northwestern Iowa are investigating the death of a South Dakota woman whose body was found in a camper.
The Sioux City Journal reports that Clay County sheriff's deputies were called to a rural area near Everly late Thursday night for reports of an unresponsive woman.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A paralyzed man is suing a South Dakota medical center and an orthopedic clinic for alleged negligence in failing to treat his back injury that resulted in a permanent disability.
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty in a crash in South Dakota last November that killed a woman.
Authorities say 24-year-old Cedric Beauvil, of Miami, was driving a semitrailer that failed to stop at a highway intersection in Beadle County and crashed into a pickup truck driven by 18-year-old Kennedy Tomsha, of Tulare. Tomsha died at a Huron hospital.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is appointing longtime Huron attorney Kent Shelton to the bench.
Shelton will become the newest judge in South Dakota's Third Circuit Court. Daugaard says he's "a respected member of the bar and a well-known member of the Huron community."
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — The University of South Dakota has hired alum Todd Lee as the Coyotes' next basketball coach.
Athletic director David Herbster announced Lee's hiring on Wednesday. Lee will be introduced at a news conference Friday.
CARPENTER, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Huron man who died in a crash in Beadle County involving two vans.
The Highway Patrol says 69-year-old Gregory Johnson was a passenger in a minivan that was struck by a van on any icy stretch of state Highway 28 on Wednesday morning.
He was pronounced dead at the scene 2 miles southwest of Carpenter.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Huron police say a 55-year-old man is accused of kidnapping a woman and hitting her several times with a baseball bat while driving around the east side of town.
Police say the victim called police about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday and said she was in a car with a man who was threatening her with the bat. The woman stayed on the line with dispatchers and gave updates on her location.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Federal authorities say a South Dakota man is under arrest in connection with an alleged drug conspiracy.
The U.S. Marshals Service says Jean Torres-Soto was arrested early Thursday in Huron as part of an FBI-coordinated nationwide takedown.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A Beadle County jury has convicted a man of killing another man with a baseball bat in eastern South Dakota last year.
Kevin Krueger was charged with first-degree murder in the May 2017 beating death of 49-year-old Keith Houck at a rural Cavour home.
The jury convicted him after less than two hours of deliberations Wednesday, following a two-day trial. He faces a mandatory sentence of life without parole when he's sentenced Friday.
WOLSEY, S.D. (AP) — A two-vehicle crash in Beadle County late last week killed one person and seriously injured another.
The Highway Patrol says a semitrailer failed to stop at a junction of U.S. Highways 14 and 281 north of Wolsey and collided with a pickup truck Friday afternoon.
The 18-year-old woman driving the pickup died at a Huron hospital. An 18-year-old female passenger suffered life-threatening injuries.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State Fair organizers say attendance at this year's five-day event was up slightly from last year and was the highest since 1996 when the fair was seven days.
Fair manager Peggy Besch says nearly 212,000 people visited this year, with nearly 2,000 campers. Besch says a solid grandstand lineup and an increased number of campers helped fuel attendance.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Soldiers from a South Dakota Army National Guard unit are home after serving 10 months in the Middle East.
Family and friends welcomed home about 165 soldiers from the 153rd Engineer Battalion and its forward support company Saturday in Huron.
The Huron and Parkston-based units provided command and control of attached engineer units. Members of the unit served in 24 locations throughout the region, including Iraq and Syria.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Army National Guard soldiers who have served nearly a year in the Middle East are coming home.
The 165 soldiers with the Huron-based 153rd Engineer Battalion and its Forward Support Company spent 10 months overseas. They returned to the U.S. on Sept. 17 and are going through the demobilization process at Fort Bliss in Texas.
A welcome-home ceremony for the 153rd is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Huron Arena.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A woman serving a 100-year prison sentence for killing her 3-year-old daughter in their Huron home by stabbing her more than 70 times is up for parole again.
The Capital Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2txhQSl ) that 60-year-old Debra Jenner is to go before the parole board in mid-July. She's spent nearly three decades behind bars and already has been denied parole more than a dozen times.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded more than $1.1 million to a former Huron surgeon after determining that her past employer had breached her contract.
The Argus Leader (http://argusne.ws/2qqS0Oa) reports the jury found that Huron Regional Medical Center violated due process rights under its bylaws afforded to Dr. Linda Miller as part of her contract with the clinic.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim of a one-vehicle crash in Sanborn County.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 27-year-old Callyann Wallenstein, of Huron, was driving a sport utility vehicle that went off state Highway 37 Wednesday night and rolled.
Wallenstein, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. She was alone in the vehicle.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A one-vehicle crash in Sanborn County has killed a woman.
Authorities did not immediately identify the 27-year-old victim. They say she was driving a sport utility vehicle that went off state Highway 37 and rolled.
The crash happened about 10 p.m. Wednesday, 10 miles south of Huron. The woman died at the scene. She was alone in the vehicle.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A staff member for a South Dakota U.S. senator is planning to seek the Republican nomination for state treasurer.
Josh Haeder, of Huron, says he wants to help make a better financial future for the next generation of people in South Dakota. The current treasurer, Rich Sattgast, is limited from seeking another term.
HURON, S.D. (AP) — Racquel Wientjes scored 25 points and Chloe Lamb added 19 to lead Sully Buttes to a 69-48 win over Sanborn Central-Woonsocket in the South Dakota Class B girls basketball title game on Saturday.
Wientjes made nine of 13 shots from the field, including five 3-pointers. Lamb was 7 for 12 from the free throw line and added two 3-pointers.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge declared a mistrial in a case involving a Huron medical clinic and a former surgeon after a juror died at the courthouse in Sioux Falls.
Federal Clerk of Courts Chief Deputy Matt Thelen tells the Argus Leader (http://argusne.ws/2htChJu ) that the juror died Tuesday morning as jurors were coming into the courtroom to hear testimony in the case.