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The RCPD is currently asking for public’s help in locating 76-year-old Allan Chisholm. He has Alzheimer’s and was last seen this morning in the 5000 block of Skyview Drive. He’s 5’10”, 170 lbs, with white hair. He was last seen wearing a green/khaki/white polo shirt and khaki shorts, brown loafers, and possibly brown sunglasses. Anyone with information on
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — President Barack Obama has declared a disaster for 12 South Dakotacounties and three American Indian reservations that suffered damage during severe storms in late June.

Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the storms caused an estimated $3 million in damage. The presidential disaster declaration paves the way for federal aid to state, local and tribal
RALLY RCFD PREP          The Rapid City Fire Department has bolstered the department staff specifically for the Rally. Fire Chief Mike Maltaverne said they are fully staffed for the anniversary event.….   073
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of murdering his uncle in Yankton last year has been sentenced to serve 50 years in prison.

Joshua Hudson was accused of using a hammer to kill 46-year-old Todd Hudson in March 2014. He pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter in a deal with prosecutors.

The Daily Press & Dakotan reports that Hudson on Thursday was sentenced to 150 years
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he needs to review proposed ballot measures that would decriminalize marijuana possession and legalize medicinal cannabis, but the governor says he generally hasn't supported such proposals.

Daugaard told The Associated Press on Wednesday he believes marijuana decriminalization would make the plant more available and less difficult to
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say two small planes crashed within hours of one another in western Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota, killing all seven people who were onboard the aircraft.

The Polk County (Wisconsin) sheriff’s office says a single-engine Beechcraft plane carrying four people crashed Monday evening in a field near Amery, Wisconsin, about 50 miles northeast of
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A former South Dakota county prosecutor who has pleaded not guilty to child rape charges is scheduled to change his plea to at least some of the counts against him.

A change-of-plea hearing was scheduled in state court in Hughes County on Wednesday for former Walworth County State's Attorney Christopher Jansen. He also faces similar charges in
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — The driver in the crash that killed a 14-year-old boy in Mitchell last month has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges stemming from the incident.

22-year-old Karla Martinez entered not guilty pleas Tuesday to charges including third-offense drunken driving and vehicular homicide.

Martinez's sports utility vehicle rolled in the ditch off a gravel road west
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials have confirmed four human cases of West Nile virus disease so far this year.

The state Department of Health says the cases have been reported in Brown, Butte and Spink counties. The ages of the ill individuals range from 20 to 59.

The virus is transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of an infected mosquito. The
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Forty gay couples have applied to be married in South Dakotaduring the first month following the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing such unions across the country.

The state Department of Health provided The Associated Press with data detailing marriage licenses issued across the state from June 26 to July 27. Overall, gay couples
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