SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention measures in an effort to shield their multi-billion-dollar industry from the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak sweeping the region's poultry producers.
The deadly H5N2 strain of avian influenza has cost turkey and chicken producers millions of birds but the virus hasn't
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Travelers on a roughly 55-mile stretch of I-90 west of Rapid City to the Wyoming border may not be able to drive the new 80 mph speed limit for much longer.
The state Transportation Commission will take public comment during a hearing at the end of May on a proposal to drop the speed limit on that portion to 75 mph.
Transportation Department engineer Mike
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Rapid City School District says some students suffered minor injuries in a bus crash.
District officials say about 55 middle school and elementary school students were on the bus when it crashed about 7:45 a.m. Thursday.
A second bus was sent to the scene to bring the students to school. Some were referred to a school nurse or doctors. It was not
MOUNT VERNON, S.D. (AP) — The wife of a Davison County sheriff's deputy was injured in an incident involving his gun.
Attorney General's Office spokeswoman Sara Rabern says the woman was cleaning house Tuesday night when she moved the gun and it went off. The bullet hit the woman but she did not suffer life-threatening injuries.
The Daily Republic newspaper reports that the
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Federal investigators say pilot error and a non-functioning light atop a wind turbine are probable causes of a plane crash that killed four South Dakota men a year ago.
The single-engine Piper crashed April 27, 2014, when it struck a 330-foot-high wind turbine in fog 10 miles south of Highmore. The crash killed the pilot and three cattlemen returning from a