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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 16-year-old student has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a South Dakota high school principal, who was lightly wounded in the arm.

Lincoln County State's Attorney Tom Wollman says charges were filed Thursday against Mason Buhl as an adult. They are one count each of first-degree attempted murder and commission of a
HARRISBURG, S.D. (AP) — The principal of a South Dakota high school has been wounded in a shooting at the school. School officials say a suspected shooter is in custody and students are reported safe.

The superintendent of Harrisburg High School, about 10 miles south of Sioux Falls, says the principal suffered a flesh wound.

Superintendent James Holbeck
Rapid City, S.D. – At around 8:20 p.m. on September 29th, police were dispatched to 20 Signal Drive for a report of an assault. On arrival police determined that the incident was a domestic assault involving a male suspect and a female victim. Both were inside the residence when police arrived on scene.
Police made multiple attempts to make contact with the suspect inside the
FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — The small South Dakota Indian tribe known as the Flandreau Santee Sioux already has a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch.

Now it's undertaking a new venture — opening the nation's first marijuana resort on its reservation. The experiment could offer a new money-making model for tribes nationwide seeking
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Police in Mitchell say a 19-year-old student has been found dead at a Dakota Wesleyan University dormitory.

Detective Lt. Don Everson says no "obvious" cause of death has been identified, and an autopsy will be conducted within the next 24 hours. Everson says police were called to Dayton Hall about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Dakota Wesleyan
Pennington County, S.D - At about 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a 911 call was received from a 60 year old male.  The subject was hiking in the Black Elk Wilderness area, when he began to have difficulties with his pace maker and became light headed and had difficulty breathing.
Rescue crews were able to head directly to him because he provided precise coordinates from a handheld GPS that
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says an investigation into an apparent murder-suicide involving a family of six is focusing in part on financial issues.

Authorities believe Scott Westerhuis shot his wife and four children last week, then set the family home ablaze before shooting himself.

Westerhuis was the business manager
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A Spearfish man has pleaded not guilty to charges in a rollover crash that killed his sister.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for a ballot measure to create a publicly funded campaign finance program, require additional disclosure and limit lobbying by state officials after they leave government.
PIERRE, S.D. – Tax revenue from the 2015 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is up 76 percent from the previous year, according to the latest figures available from the South Dakota Department of Revenue.


Total tax revenue so far during the rally period is $2,401,590 compared to $1,361,924 from a year ago. Total temporary vendor sales were $33,184,531. There were 1,438 vendors
"Pioneer Girl" published by the South Dakota State Historical Society has been chosen as a Midwest Booksellers Choice Award recipient for nonfiction.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing a portion of Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, to remove a sign bridge.
Photos from today?s memorial service at the Capitol in honor of former Gov. Walter Dale Miller are now available on the Governor?s Multimedia Page of the State News website.
Select South Dakota historical newspapers are now part of a national online database, the South Dakota State Historical Society has announced.
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