05/22/15 10:45 AM
Ten people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.
05/21/15 10:32 AM
Pennington County, S.D. -There is a lot of down time in jail, particularly when you’ve spent many months behind bars thinking about how to change your life.
Meet our latest artist, 46 year old inmate Gilbert BlueBird. BlueBIrd was given the opportunity to use his prodigious painting skills, and jumped at the chance to paint our latest wall mural. Even if it
05/21/15 10:32 AM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota regulatory board says a Minnesota woman will be able to keep wolf cubs and fox kits at a wildlife education center she's opening in Deadwood, but visitors won't be able to play with the animals.
The state Animal Industry Board granted a permit Wednesday allowing Terri Petter to house the animals at the roughly 17-acre Deadwood
05/20/15 04:36 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls is losing its state Emergency Management office in a move that state public safety officials say will better position them to respond to crises and disasters, especially in smaller communities.
But the Argus Leader reports that Minnehaha County officials aren't sold that reorganization efforts are the right move
05/20/15 09:45 AM
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — City officials in Mitchell want assurance that new domes for the Corn Palace tourist attraction can withstand South Dakota's weather. The domes are part of a $7.2 million makeover of the building that's billed as
05/18/15 02:32 PM
BOWDLE, S.D. – A Colton, S.D. man, identified as David Hoffman, was killed and five others seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday on U.S. Highway 12, eight miles west of Bowdle.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Hoffman, 57, was driving a 2004 Buick Century east on U.S. Highway 12. The second driver, Gwen Faehnrich, 45, Mobridge, S.D. was driving a 2013
05/18/15 01:34 PM
DELMONT, S.D. (AP) — Members of the tornado-destroyed Zion Lutheran Church in Delmont have removed the cornerstone of the century-old building and hope to incorporate it into a new church.
The church was among 84 structures in and around Delmont damaged or destroyed by the May 10 tornado that also injured nine people. Parishioners scheduled a short Monday morning service to officially
05/18/15 01:33 PM
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Opponents of a planned wildlife education operation in the westernSouth Dakota tourist town of Deadwood say they think it's a front for a Minnesota fur farm and shouldn't be allowed.
Fur-Ever Wild owner Terri Petter says the attraction would educate visitors about wolves, foxes, bobcats and other wild animals, and that accusations by opponents
05/15/15 03:54 PM
SPRINGFIELD, S.D. (AP) — A Yankton woman who was working at the Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of the inmates.
Thirty-three-year-old Tiffany Kyte is charged with four felony counts of sexual acts prohibited between prison employees and prisoners. Court documents say Kyte had sex twice with inmate Chad Huls.
05/15/15 03:54 PM
BOSTON | A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
Tsarnaev, 21, stood with his hands folded upon learning his fate, decided after 14 hours of deliberations over three days in the nation's most closely watched terrorism trial
05/15/15 03:53 PM
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man is accusing a pizza restaurant where he worked of forcing him to wear an offensive name tag after he forgot his at home.
Caleb Larson says the owner of Pizza Ranch in Watertown gave him the name tag that read "braindead."
Larson filed a lawsuit this month against the restaurant and its owner. Larson says he wore the
05/14/15 08:50 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A woman accused of leaving her 2- and 4-year-old daughters to die in a remote area of northwestern North Dakota will face trial.
Court documents in the case against 25-year-old Michelle Wounded Face show that a mental health examination found her competent to stand trial. She pleaded not guilty to child abuse and neglect on Wednesday.
Wounded Face is
05/13/15 12:55 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two people were flown to a burn unit in Minneapolis after a fiery crash in Sioux Falls.
Authorities say the 21-year-old woman and a man whose identity was not immediately confirmed were in a car that crashed late Tuesday while traveling at a high rate of speed.
The car was engulfed in flames after it struck a traffic signal pole and rolled. The woman was