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09/30/14 07:28 AM
A big road project is just about ready to go.  This is the reconstruction of Mt. Rushmore road, an 11.8-million dollar project, which is scheduled to begin in just 2 weeks.
09/30/14 07:16 AM
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has been awarded 2 grants, a $4.8 million grant from, and a 1.1-million dollar grant.      
09/29/14 11:48 AM
Rapid City, S.D. –On Sept. 24, the Rapid City Police Department conducted compliance checks of local alcohol establishments.  A total of 18 establishments were checked, and 17 were found to be in compliance.   One of the establishments, Pa
09/29/14 10:37 AM
(AP)  A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Kadoka is worth $9,000 in the latest drawing. 
09/29/14 10:09 AM
(AP) A Canadian company has proposed a rare earths mineral mine in northeastern Wyoming.  
09/29/14 08:13 AM
A man was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm while intoxicated.
09/29/14 07:47 AM
Marking the 6 year anniversary of when Transcanada filed the first application to build the Keystone XL Pipeline, supporters have been in South Dakota traveling the pipeline route.
09/29/14 06:22 AM
(AP)  A TransCanada Corp. official working on the Keystone XL pipeline will be among those who speak this week in Spearfish at a conference tied to North Dakota's oil boom.  
09/29/14 06:21 AM
Asphalt pavement resurfacing will begin sometime the week of Sept. 29, on the Interstate 90 ramps at Exits 10 and 12 near Spearfish.  
09/29/14 04:51 AM
(AP) The major byway between Pierre and Sturgis has reopened after being closed for more than a month.    The closure had forced drivers to take a 76-mile detour.  
09/26/14 10:50 AM
Badger Clark Elementary, Francis Case Elementary and Carrousel Schools in Box Elder locked it’s doors on Friday morning and a full-scale search of the grounds, classrooms, and hallways was conducted.
09/26/14 09:14 AM
Four Rapid City men were cited for hiring for sexual activity on Thursday, as a part of an ongoing undercover operation by the RCPD targeting sex crimes.
09/26/14 08:18 AM
The numbers say more people are visiting Deadwood, but they're not spending as much gambling as they used to.     The Deadwood Gaming Association says Deadwood hotels had their highest occupancy rate in six years in August.
09/26/14 08:15 AM
Upper Plains Contracting will hold an open house meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center to discuss and receive public input on the Mount Rushmore Road Reconstruction Project.
09/25/14 06:44 PM
Ground breaking was held today (Thursday) on the site of the new food pantry in Sturgis. Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstenson says the new building will be a reality thanks to generous contributions from several city businesses and a $100,000 grant from the Vucu
09/25/14 09:45 AM
It’s going to be a hot day for the annual Buffalo Roundup at Custer State Park.   The main attraction today is the 300 buffalo.      
09/25/14 09:34 AM
The United Way’s Bring The Pack Back Day, the first big push to get donations and pledges for the United Way Campaign has been a success so far, and it’s only hours old.
09/25/14 08:12 AM
(AP) — Several hundred additional tickets are available for this weekend's Willie Nelson and Neil Young concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.   
09/25/14 07:59 AM
Long-awaited ground-breaking took place at The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs on Wednesday.  After ten years of planning and fundraising for a new addition, the project is now taking off.
09/25/14 07:58 AM
(AP) A man accused of beating his former girlfriend and kidnapping their two children is on trial in Rapid City. 
09/25/14 07:55 AM
Not many people know about the Western South Dakota Community Action Agency, so the group held an open house this week in an effort to get the public more acquainted with the services they provide.
09/24/14 08:22 AM
55-year-old Timothy Gravens is headed to federal prison for 15 years, convicted of commercial sex trafficking.
09/24/14 08:21 AM
A man charged with rape was in court on Tuesday.     
09/24/14 06:47 AM
Enrollment at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology continues to grow, with the total fall enrollment of 2,798 students representing a 5.98 percent increase compared to last fall.
09/24/14 06:46 AM
(AP) South Dakota authorities have returned a stolen Tennessee tombstone discovered in Spearfish and inscribed with the epitaph, "We shall meet again."   
09/23/14 09:46 AM
A man charged with rape was in court on Tuesday.       Michael James is charged with first-degree rape, which is the rape of someone less than 13 years of age.
09/23/14 07:24 AM
(AP) A man who alleges Rapid City hospital workers abused him and intentionally carved the letters "KKK" into his abdomen during heart surgery has been allowed to pursue three of four claims in a federal lawsuit.   
09/22/14 11:04 AM
(AP) Authorities say they are dealing with a rise in drug crimes at Wyoming hotels.    
09/22/14 11:00 AM
Nearly 600 people from 27 different states as well as Canada and Germany participated in the annual 24-mile Mickelson Trail Trek.  Trail Manager Dana Garry-Reiprich said the event has grown significantly…   This year the trek was dedica
09/22/14 10:54 AM
Responders tending to a car fire on Saturday afternoon were hampered by “Looky Loos”, parade traffic, and a driver who ignored road blocks.
09/22/14 10:26 AM
As remain warmer for this first week of Fall,  homeowners are urged to visit the Rapid City Fire Department website to review rules for burning slash piles.
09/22/14 10:21 AM
(AP) The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and SD Cattlewomen will be hosting their annual convention and trade show in Rapid City this week.     The groups say the event will include forums on policy discussions.
09/22/14 10:09 AM
 Demolition of the old airport terminal, which was built in 1988,  is scheduled to begin in November. The Airport has been under reconstruction as a part of the master plan, which is an FAA requirement for airports.
09/20/14 10:06 AM
      An accident overnight Thursday was described by the RCPD spokesperson as “spectacular.". 
09/19/14 11:36 AM
21-year-old Wallace Daugherty of Rapid City was arrested on Thursday night after a caller reported a male driver asleep in his vehicle, sitting at a stoplight at Omaha and West Boulevard.
09/19/14 11:20 AM
An accident overnight Thursday was described by the RCPD spokesperson as “spectacular”, and the three occupants are lucky to be alive.    Tarah Heupel said that it all began around 1:43 in the morning when one of the Department&rsquo
09/19/14 09:26 AM
(AP)  A group representing four members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has filed a federal lawsuit against Jackson County, claiming it doesn't give equal voting access to Native American voters.  
09/18/14 02:10 PM
 Regional Health recommends waiting just a little longer for the annual flu vaccination.
09/18/14 12:17 PM
A Minnesota Man has died in a motorcycle crash at Pactola Reservoir.  The Highway Patrol reports the accident happened on Thursday night at about 11, when 71-year-old Ernest Swihart of Minnetonka MN locked up his brakes as he was traveling downhil.
09/18/14 11:21 AM
The Rapid City Regional Airport added a destination to Atlanta Georgia, and it looks to be pretty successful for the 3-month run.
09/18/14 07:48 AM
The Rapid City Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that occurred at 1 a.m. on Sept. 14, outside Teddy’s on the 800 block of Main Street.
09/17/14 03:33 PM
The Rapid City Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that occurred at 1 a.m. on Sept. 14, outside Teddy’s on the 800 block of Main Street. A video of the assault shows several subjects attacking a male victim. The subjects also ta
09/17/14 06:22 AM
(AP)  The water system in Lead is losing about 4 million gallons each month, and city officials can't figure out where the water is going.    Century-old water lines are still in use throughout the town.
09/17/14 06:21 AM
(AP)  The U.S. Postal Service is cutting home mail delivery to more than 700 addresses in Lead and Deadwood after a string of injuries to postal workers.    Lead-Deadwood Postmaster Laura Uhrig says seven workers have reported injuries in t
09/16/14 11:27 AM
 The group working on wildfire mitigation spotted... wait for it... a budding wildfire.
09/16/14 06:55 AM
John Shaw was in court on Monday, requesting another sentence modification.  Shaw was sentenced about 2 years ago to 50 years in prison, after pleading guilty to discharging a firearm at a moving vehicle and three counts of aggravated assault for shooting into a car.
09/16/14 06:48 AM
The city recently received  correspondence from the federal government proposing a settlement agreement over the ADA violations.
09/15/14 12:12 PM
(AP)  The operator of the long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline has formally asked South Dakota's utility regulators to recertify the portion of the project that runs through the state.  
09/15/14 11:20 AM
Black Hills National Forest officials are hoping to begin a planned burn mid-week, weather permitting.  A release said the North Zone Fire is planning two prescribed burns and depending on conditions there could be a third.
09/15/14 10:58 AM
31-year-old Samuel Reitzel of Rapid City was arrested for DUI, ingesting, and hit and run.  Police say they found a can of compressed air at his feet.
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