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09/29/14 06:19 AM
(AP)  Cher has postponed concerts in the Dakotas as the 68-year-old singer continues recovering from a viral infection. 
09/26/14 09:12 AM
(AP) The former director of an investment-for-green card program in South Dakota sought an immunity deal from a lawsuit alleging that he acted without authority in recruiting Asian investors. 
09/26/14 08:16 AM
(AP) A South Dakota legislative committee looking into an embattled investment-for-green-card program could subpoena the former administrator of the program.
  
 
09/24/14 06:49 AM
(AP)  Minnehaha County Democratic Party chair Jeff Barth has filed legal action regarding South Dakota's immigrant investor program. 
09/23/14 07:21 AM
(AP) Former Gov. Mike Rounds and Gov. Dennis Daugaard have released their written answers to lawmaker questions about a federal job-creating program.   
09/23/14 05:14 AM
(AP)  The case against a Pierre teenager accused of killing a classmate is headed to the jury in Winner.    The defense called eight witnesses Monday and finished presenting evidence by mid-afternoon. The prosecution called one rebuttal wit
09/22/14 10:25 AM
  (AP)  A legislative committee resumes its probe of the state's involvement in the federal EB-5 investment program this week.  
09/18/14 04:08 PM
CLEAN OUT YOUR FREEZER FOOD DRIVE Hunters can drop off frozen game or any frozen item at either of the three family thrifts in Rapid City on September 20th from 10a.m. to 2p.m. The program also accepts donations of other non-perishable food items. &ld
09/18/14 07:55 AM
(AP) A new survey of school superintendents shows that more than 20 percent of school districts in South Dakota had at least one teaching position open on the first day of school.  
09/18/14 07:52 AM
(AP) The mayor of Sioux Falls says North Dakota's booming oil patch has both opportunities and lessons the city.  
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 11:58 AM
(AP)  The death of a Minnehaha County dive team member during a training exercise has been ruled accidental.    The death certificate for 43-year-old Jeff Thumma states he died from a lack of oxygen to the brain that could have been complic
09/17/14 11:56 AM
(AP) Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds says he was aware in 2007 that a state investment-for-green card program was being privatized but he wasn't aware of specifics.   
09/17/14 06:23 AM
(AP) A jury of five men and nine women will hear the case of a Pierre teenager accused of killing a classmate.     The jury in the trial of Braiden McCahren was seated Tuesday and  opening statements were scheduled Wednesday.
09/15/14 12:22 PM
(AP)  The Mayor of Sioux Falls is getting a firsthand look at North Dakota's oil boomtown. Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether on Monday was traveling to Williston, the hub of western North Dakota's bustling oil patch.
09/12/14 05:15 PM
      A former First Lady of Dakota Territory has been lost…but now has been found…..and remembered.      A ceremony was held at the Yankton City Cemetery this week to mark the grave of Amanda Kate Pen
09/12/14 08:39 AM
(AP)  The South Dakota congressional delegation is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop a new flood map for Sioux Falls as soon as possible.   
09/12/14 08:37 AM
Sapa Extrusions, Inc., a part of the Norway-based Sapa Group and a world leader in aluminum solutions, has been approved for a $24,280 South Dakota Jobs grant for its operations in Yankton, S.D.
09/11/14 07:44 AM
(AP)  One of two Huron women charged with starting a fire at the Tailgate restaurant in Huron has pleaded guilty to second-degree arson.   
09/11/14 07:41 AM
(AP) South Dakota has been awarded $12 million in federal funding that officials say is needed to complete a stretch of state-owned railroad that grain elevators plan to build along.  
09/10/14 07:55 AM
(AP) A working group established by Gov. Dennis Daugaard has released recommendations for protecting the state's pheasant population by increasing and supporting habitat conservation practices in the state.  
09/10/14 07:42 AM
(AP) The Sioux Falls City Council has banned alcohol use at two additional city parks.    The Council voted Tuesday to ban booze at Tower Park and Van Eps Park. The ban begins next month. 
09/09/14 08:25 AM
  (AP)  Documents show a businessman who led South Dakota's involvement in a controversial investment-for-green-card program still worked for the state when a deal was signed with his company to manage investments.  
09/09/14 07:58 AM
(AP)  The Sioux Falls City Council is considering banning alcohol at two city parks.    The Council is slated to vote on the proposal on Tuesday.   
09/09/14 07:53 AM
(AP)  Midwestern lawmakers and farmers are shifting the attention of a railcar shortage problem to Washington with proposed legislation, a committee hearing and meetings with decision makers.  
09/09/14 07:52 AM
(AP) A 49-year-old Mitchell man is accused of killing his wife.    Donald McDougal is charged in Davison County with alternate counts of first- and second-degree murder.
09/09/14 07:29 AM
(AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard plans to release a report Tuesday that compiles the recommendations from this year's Pheasant Habitat Work Group Summits.
09/08/14 08:18 AM
(AP)  Representatives from three statewide education organizations say they have a bill that would increase funding for teacher salaries. 
09/08/14 06:21 AM
Sioux FallsPolice have not released the name of the man who was killed on Saturday in a bus/motorcycle crash on West 57th Street in Sioux Falls.     
09/04/14 10:08 AM
(AP) Authorities say a South Dakota state prison inmate has died as the result of an apparent suicide.  
09/04/14 09:41 AM
(AP)  Mitchell police are investigating the death of a woman who was found dead in her apartment.    Police say the death of 49-year-old Janie Sue McDougal is considered suspicious after an autopsy. 
09/04/14 09:40 AM
    (AP)  Former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth is scheduled to stand trial in February on election law violations.   
09/04/14 09:33 AM
(AP) Students at South Dakota State University have formed the state's first collegiate chapter of Pheasants Forever.
09/04/14 09:30 AM
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota consumers to be vigilant for unauthorized charges in response to the massive data breach at Home Depot stores nationwide.   
09/02/14 06:46 AM
(AP) South Dakota legislators are hammering out the details of potential legislation that could allow for consumer-direct wine shipping in the state.     The Alcoholic Beverage Shipping and Distribution committee will meet in Pierre on Tuesday.
08/27/14 07:42 AM
Great Lakes Airlines will fly bigger airplanes between Pierre and Denver during the hunting season.      The airline plans on using 30-passenger airplanes for two of its three flights between those cities starting Sept. 17.
08/26/14 11:54 AM
(AP) Two Democratic lawmakers are asking the governor and three other men to testify under oath and in person about an investment-for-green-card program.  
08/25/14 12:41 PM
A stormy weekend in the Dakotas led to flooding, power outages and damage to homes, cars and trees
08/21/14 07:14 AM
(AP) Several South Dakota groups opposed to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have combined forces.   
08/21/14 07:13 AM
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says changes need to be made to the way the Forest Service pays for fighting wildfires across the country.   
08/15/14 11:03 AM
(AP) The South Dakota Attorney General's Office won't provide legal advice on whether a challenger to Attorney General Marty Jackley can qualify for the ballot.  
08/15/14 06:18 AM
(AP) A Lead man was struck and killed by a pickup truck while walking across U.S. Highway 14A in Deadwood. The Highway Patrol says 51-year-old Donald Spurling died about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
08/14/14 11:29 AM
(AP) South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed an executive order requiring annual flu shots for certain state employees.     The requirement is for people who deliver health care services, have regular contact with vulnerable population
08/14/14 10:36 AM
The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence handed down to Rodney Berget for the killing of Corrections Officer Ronald "R.J." Johnson in April 2011.
08/14/14 07:24 AM
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on a section of Highway 73, approximately 2.7 miles south of the south junction of Highways 20 and 73, has been pushed back a day.  
08/14/14 07:22 AM
  (AP) A former South Dakota county prosecutor accused of raping a boy has now been charged in federal court. 
08/14/14 06:24 AM
(AP) A Pierre man is accused of assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend and her young daughter.      
08/13/14 11:06 AM
The number of victims in a BB-gun vandalism spree in Sioux Falls is up to 110, but police say charges are pending. 
08/13/14 11:03 AM
(AP) A former South Dakota county prosecutor accused of raping a boy has now been charged in federal court. 
08/13/14 10:01 AM
The South Dakota Department of Education is receiving more than $7,500 in an effort to help more low-income students take Advanced Placement exams.  
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