07/03/15 12:52 PM
The US Forest Service has made some traffic changes in the area around Pactola Reservoir.
The entrance into Pactola Campground and Pactola Pines Marina have been temporarily changed to “One Way” traffic due to expected high volumes of traffic over the July 4th holiday weekend.
The most commonly used entrance into the south end of Pactola Reservoir recreation sites is
07/03/15 12:45 PM
The US Forest Service says there are about 1,500 Rainbow Family members have now arrived in the Black Hills National Forest. The gathering has now officially started and will go through July the 7th, with July 4th being the main event this weekend. More people are coming into the area every day.
Most Rainbow Family members will leave between the July 5th and the 7th.
07/02/15 12:57 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says if a county employee inSouth Dakota has religious objections to gay marriage they can have another employee issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple.
Jackley said Thursday that the constitutional right to marry that's now guaranteed to same-sex couples must coexist with the constitutional right of freedom
05/28/15 10:29 AM
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man died after being shot by a child while target shooting with friends.
The American News reports that the death of 22-year-old Eh Thon Gar has been ruled accidental.
Brown County Coroner Michael Carlsen says Gar was target shooting with friends northeast of the city late Monday when a 4-year-old boy picked up a rifle and it went off, wounding
05/27/15 11:31 AM
HERRICK, S.D. – A Herrick, S.D., man, identified as Steven Wheeler, 24, died Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash that occurred one mile east of Herrick.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash was reported at 5:52 p.m. at the intersection of 296th Street and 350th Avenue. Wheeler was driving a 1990 Ford Taurus west on 296th Street. The vehicle was struck by a 2005 Chevrolet