SD State Wire
NorthWestern Energy will resume construction of a natural gas power plant along Montana’s Yellowstone River following a two-month delay.
WINDOM, Minn. (AP) — An Iowa pork producer says it it will not keep more than 1,000 employees at a bankrupt Minnesota plant if a judge approves its winning bid to purchase the business.
TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man has admitted to fatally shooting three people and wounding two others.
FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a house explosion that killed a baby and her grandparents and left two young children hospitalized with burns.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature on Thursday overrode Gov. Kevin Stitt’s veto of a bill that would allow students to wear Native American regalia during high school and college graduations.
For Native American students, tribal regalia is often passed down through generations and worn at graduations to signify connection with the community.
Some 1,500 law enforcement officers from several states were among 3,000 mourners paying their final respects to a Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot by a suspected drunken driver during a traffic stop.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Two people were killed and a third person was critically injured Wednesday after a South Dakota police chase at speeds over 100 mph ended when the fleeing vehicle crashed into a semi.
“Dances With Wolves” actor Nathan Chasing Horse is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to dismiss his sweeping sexual abuse indictment in state court.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A broadcast reporter pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge filed after he made a prank phone call using South Dakota Gov.
North Dakota’s Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a bill into law to protect tribal cultures by codifying the federal Indian Child Welfare Act into state law, Burgum’s office announced Monday.
GLENWOOD, Wis. (AP) — A suspected drunken driver shot and killed a Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop before running into some nearby woods and killing himself, authorities said Sunday.
Indigenous families and tribal communities are gathering across North America, many wearing red in solidarity as they honor thousands of missing and slain relatives.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Nebraska will play Oregon State in a men’s basketball game at the Sanford Pentagon on Nov. 18, the second time in five years the Cornhuskers have played in the venue.
SPENCER, Iowa (AP) — Opponents of planned liquid carbon dioxide pipelines in the Midwest won a victory when an Iowa judge ruled that a state law that gives surveyors the right to enter private property is unconstitutional.
North Dakota’s House and Senate have adjourned, capping a session in which state lawmakers aggressively passed bills to restrict transgender rights, abortion access and library content — offering a glimpse of how Republican-controlled states have responded to these national hot-button issues.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jordan Love may have been the biggest winner on the second day of the Green Bay Packers’ draft
Tens of thousands of people are gathering in New Mexico for what organizers bill as the largest powwow in North America.
Investigators found that images of nude underage girls were transmitted on an email account they linked to billionaire philanthropist T.
North Dakota’s governor vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have required librarians under threat of criminal penalty to screen sexually explicit materials from children, but signed another barring explicit materials from the children’s sections of local and school libraries.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is supporting an effort to record oral histories and digitize records on Indigenous boarding schools.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Texas man was sentenced on Tuesday to more than three years in prison for his role in an online romance scam in which the identities and images of real U.S. military generals were used to cheat victims from across the nation out of a total of $1.5 million, federal prosecuto
North Dakota House lawmakers passed three bills Friday that would restrict transgender people’s access to bathrooms, remove sexually explicit materials from the children’s section of libraries, and expand child care assistance in the hopes of combating the state’s workforce shortage.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem signed an executive order Friday that blocks state agencies from signing contracts with financial institutions that she says have discriminated against the firearms industry.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a federal rule in 24 states that is intended to protect thousands of small streams, wetlands and other waterways throughout the nation.
New data details the nation’s worsening tide of sexually transmitted infections, but health officials are hoping an old drug will help the fight.
PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison after a standoff at his Pine Ridge home in 2021.
A Nevada judge has tossed a drug trafficking charge against a “Dances With Wolves” actor but upheld the sweeping sexual abuse charges that Nathan Chasing Horse faces in state court.
North Dakota lawmakers have named Denise Lajimodiere as the state’s poet laureate, making her the first Native American to hold the position.
A Biden administration proposal to forbid outright bans on transgender athletes is sparking outrage not just from conservative leaders but from trans rights activists.