PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says the U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal by Rodney Berget.
Berget was sentenced to die for his role in killing State Penitentiary guard Ronald Johnson during an April 2011 escape attempt. Berget is to die by lethal injection the week of May 3.
Jackley says the Supreme Court rejected Berget's request to overturn his
A bill, HB 1186, to revise an appropriation made to the Science and Technology Authority was up for a second reading before legislators this week. In 2004, the state acquired the Homestake Mine property with the condition that the state put 10-million do
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former Sioux Falls middle school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual contact with a child younger than 16.
Thirty-three-year-old Tonya Drueppel was charged in a five-count indictment in February 2014. Authorities say Drueppel developed a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl between
A few dozen members of the Native American community and non–Native community came together Thursday afternoon, marching in solidarity to bring attention to racism in Rapid City.
Native American community leader Chase Iron Eyes says Thursday's racism march was in honor of Allen Locke, a 30–year–old Native American man who was fatally shot by a Rapid City police officer in
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The capital cities of the Dakotas have a chance to pass Go and collect $200.
Pierre and Bismarck are among 60 cities up for possible inclusion as property spaces in the new Monopoly Here and Now special U.S. edition of the popular board game. The edition, along with a World Edition featuring names of cities worldwide, is being marketed this year to
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Republican congressional delegation is criticizing the president's veto of a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Senator John Thune, South Dakota's senior senator, says President Barack Obama's veto is disappointing but not surprising.
The pipeline proposed by TransCanada Corporation would