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10/21/14 10:11 AM
Rapid City police and the Pennington County Sheriff’s office continue to investigate the death of a man whose body was found on West Chicago Street on Monday evening.
10/21/14 09:00 AM
That's why Regional Health is encouraging people to get their annual flu vaccination ASAP.
10/21/14 08:29 AM
City Council on Monday night approved the formation of an executive task force to oversee the Civic Center expansion, which will also take care of the long-ignored ADA violations.
10/20/14 12:35 PM
(AP) _ A prescribed burn is scheduled for Monday at Custer State Park in western South Dakota.    The burn will take place in and adjacent to the southwest corner of Custer State Park.  
10/20/14 12:33 PM
A brush fire in town on Sunday afternoon is a reminder to be cautious. Oliver White from the fire department said they had predicted a later wildland fire season, and there is still concern.
10/20/14 12:31 PM
The first reading of an ordinance will be before council on Monday night to consolidate the City’s Vision Fund and the Capital Improvement Funds into separate accounts within a Unified Fund by amending the city’s municipal code.
10/17/14 09:46 AM
Jackson county has agreed to open a satellite office for voter registration and early voting in Wanblee on Monday.
10/17/14 09:08 AM
Sturgis police say a routine traffic stop earlier this week turned up over a pound of crystal meth.   
10/17/14 09:02 AM
Officials say that the brood count is substantially higher than last year, and that has created a lot of excitement.
10/17/14 08:25 AM
(AP)  A Belle Fourche police officer has been put on unpaid leave after being accused of assaulting his estranged wife.  
10/16/14 12:33 PM
The Rapid City Police Department is stepping up its traffic enforcement. The Department will have 2 officers per shift 24/7 whose sole objective will be to enforce traffic control.
10/16/14 12:31 PM
Parts of Western South Dakota are under a Red Flag Warning, meaning conditions could make wildfires spread quickly .In Rapid City, the fire condition is very high.
10/16/14 08:47 AM
Friends of Rapid City say they won’t sue but they still oppose the project.
10/16/14 08:42 AM
(AP)  A number of tribes in South Dakota have received $3 million in federal funds to help families that struggle to heat their homes during the winter and cool during the summer. 
10/16/14 08:40 AM
(AP) Rapid City-based Black Hills Corporation is acquiring Energy West Wyoming Inc. a subsidiary of Energy West Inc.,  for $17 million.  
10/16/14 08:00 AM
Legal and Finance approved the mayor’s request to form a Civic Center Executive Task Force, and will be before council on Monday for the first reading.  
10/15/14 10:13 AM
South Dakota native Dr. Julie Gerberding says that the greatest threat to the population in the face of an Ebola outbreak is panic.
10/15/14 09:33 AM
A number of Council committee members expressed concern over safety issues on the Bike Path, and concern that those repairs would not be made in a timely manner. That prompted a discussion centered on how to fund the repairs. 
10/13/14 05:57 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson have met for the third time in this election season to discuss their platforms. Republican Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick We
10/13/14 09:52 AM
(AP) An upcoming public hearing will address proposed changes to the gaming compact between the state of South Dakota and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.  
10/13/14 09:51 AM
(AP) A natural gas company says it expects a 17-mile stretch of pipeline in the Black Hills to be completed by the middle of November.  
10/13/14 08:28 AM
The final dance and singing competitions got underway Sunday as the annual Black Hills Pow Wow wrapped up its 28th year at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Arena.
10/10/14 11:06 AM
Aberdeen Central High School has ended coach-led prayers before football games, after the Freedom From Religion Foundation received a complaint.
10/10/14 11:01 AM
(AP)  The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved plans for a new graduate program that would better equip potential principals to work in rural districts in the state.  
10/10/14 10:59 AM
(AP) City leaders in Spearfish have approved building a $5.8 million facility to replace a city-owned call center that collapsed during a blizzard a year ago.  
10/10/14 09:58 AM
(AP) A Rapid City man has claimed a $30,000 Powerball prize. South Dakota lottery officials say James Tisdell won the money in Wednesday's drawing.
10/10/14 09:48 AM
(AP) An interim legislative committee is considering a proposal under which Wyoming would take over regulation of uranium mining in the state.    Currently, the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission oversees the state's industry.  
10/09/14 12:01 PM
An area near a proposed uranium mine in southwest South Dakota could become a Superfund site.     
10/09/14 09:39 AM
(AP) Rapid City police are investigating the armed robbery of a hotel. Authorities say a man entered the Holiday Inn Express about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and threatened the clerk with a knife. He fled with an unknown amount of money from the cash register.
10/09/14 09:33 AM
Earlier this year, Deadwood's Historic Preservation Commission voted to allow two Main Street homes next to the Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort to be moved and a nearby historic gas station to be demolished.
10/09/14 09:28 AM
Continuing it’s Reaching All Veterans approach, the South Dakota Veterans Commission met in on Wednesday Hot Springs to check up on how they’ve been doing.    
10/08/14 06:13 PM
The South Dakota Republican Party says it'll take legal action against a political action committee if it doesn't pull a television advertisement the party says is "defamatory" toward U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds. Party Chairman Cr
10/08/14 07:37 AM
Public Works is going to do some research to come up with solutions to ease recycling for residents in the former Fairmont recycling area.
10/07/14 01:55 PM
CHICAGO – The ECHL announced on Tuesday that the League’s Board of Governors has approved the Membership applications of the Allen Americans, Brampton Beast, Missouri Mavericks, Quad City Mallards, Rapid City Rush, Tulsa Oilers and Wichita Thu
10/07/14 12:59 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota medical patients could have more choice of doctors within their health insurance networks if voters approve a ballot measure that is drawing strong opposition from the health insurance industry. Initiated Meas
10/07/14 12:54 PM
GLENHAM, S.D. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says no one was injured when a small passenger plane from Aberdeen landed in a field while on its way to Mobridge on Tuesday morning. FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Cory says the Piper 31 aircraft
10/07/14 10:07 AM
The Rapid City Downtown Association is proposing some changes to the city's annual Summer Concert Series. While the changes are aimed at enhancing the musical experience, the proposal is being met with criticism by some downtown stakeholders.
10/07/14 08:03 AM
(AP) The South Dakota Supreme Court has begun its October term by hearing arguments at the University of Sioux Falls.    The court heard oral arguments on three cases.
10/07/14 07:57 AM
(AP) A man shot by law officers following a chase more than a year ago has pleaded guilty under a deal with prosecutors.  
10/07/14 07:54 AM
It became a city in 1964 and went from a population of 750 back then, to more than 9,000 residents today. Now, the City of Box Elder is celebrating its 50th birthday.  
Marnie Cook photo
10/07/14 07:44 AM
(AP) Dakotas bison are headed to Oklahoma. The InterTribal Buffalo Council, or ITBC, on Monday gifted a herd of bison to the Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah Oklahoma.  
10/07/14 07:43 AM
(AP)  A political action committee says it will spend $1 million to support Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Rick Weiland.  
10/07/14 07:42 AM
Deadwood Police say DNA evidence left behind during May burglaries at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church and Grace Lutheran Church in Deadwood has led to an arrest.
10/06/14 09:12 AM
(AP) Finding referees for games at the middle school level in communities set on Native American reservations in South Dakota can sometimes be impossible.   
10/06/14 09:11 AM
(AP) An invasive mussel species closely related to the zebra mussel has been found in a South Dakota reservoir.    
10/06/14 09:03 AM
Alderman Ron Weifenbach wants to re-establish the Fairmont Recycling site, saying that people in his ward complain often of inconvenience of having to use the Landfill, as well as safety at the Landfill.
10/03/14 09:59 AM
By Jim Soyer, SD Governor's Office.

 

As South Dakota celebrates its 125th year of statehood, South Dakotans can once again be proud of their Capitol building. With the restoration of the stained glass in the rotunda, House and Senate Chambers and above the grand marble staircase this year, 38 years of research, planning and hard work have led to a beautifully restored State
10/03/14 07:51 AM
The Rapid City School District is experiencing a crisis, having to use six million dollars of reserve funds this year just to balance the budget. That makes keeping quality teachers a challenge.  
10/03/14 06:00 AM
(AP) The climatologist at South Dakota State University says parts of western South Dakota set new precipitation records in September.   Dennis Todey  says rainfall in and around the Black Hills totaled 3 to 5 inches or slightly more.
10/03/14 05:58 AM
(AP) Judges in Aberdeen, Rapid City and Sioux Falls soon might have better information to help them decide whether to lock up or release suspects awaiting trial.
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