- Residents petition to keep Highway 50 passing lanes Updated: Aug-29-15 7:04 pm
TYNDALL, South Dakota - More than 500 people in the Bon Homme County area have signed a petition to keep five four-lane passing sections on state Highway 50 between Avon and Yankton.
- Kimball father involved in January standoff out of jail Updated: Aug-29-15 6:59 pm
KIMBALL, South Dakota - A Kimball man accused of aiding his son in a standoff with police that lasted more than a day has been released from jail.
- Far below South Dakota, a cave holds pure, promising water Updated: Aug-29-15 10:40 am
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, South Dakota - Hundreds of feet beneath the Black Hills, a team of scientists and researchers snake through dark, narrow and silent corridors of ancient rock to reach their goal: what is thought to be some of the purest water on Earth.
- South Dakota joins Iowa, Minnesota in DUI crackdown Updated: Aug-29-15 9:49 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota Highway Patrol is joining law enforcement agencies in Minnesota and Iowa in an effort to crack down on drunk driving on Labor Day weekend.
- Program to draw Native Americans into health care fields Updated: Aug-29-15 2:22 am
VERMILLION, South Dakota - A federal grant of nearly $450,000 will help the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine provide career and academic mentoring to high school students on two of the state's Native American reservations.
- Rally, weather help South Dakota tourism rev along in 2015 Updated: Aug-28-15 6:22 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota tourism industry is surging this year, spurred on by good weather, low gas prices and landmark events such as the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, officials say.
- Crews demolishing old Rapid City power plant Updated: Aug-28-15 3:59 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Crews are demolishing an old Rapid City power plant.
- Flash flooding impacts homes, motorists in Sioux Falls Updated: Aug-28-15 1:40 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - More than half a foot of rain fell in parts of Sioux Falls, leading to flash flooding that inundated basements, stranded dozens of motorists and cut electricity to thousands of homes.
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- 'Train echo' weather system led to Sioux Falls flooding Updated: Aug-28-15 11:41 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A National Weather Service meteorologist says it wasn't a big thunderstorm that caused flash flooding in Sioux Falls but a series of thunderstorms.
- Attendance down only slightly at shorter Dakotafest Updated: Aug-28-15 8:59 am
MITCHELL, South Dakota - Attendance during this year's Dakotafest farm show near Mitchell was down only about 6 percent from 2014, despite one day of the event being canceled due to bad weather.
- Court arguments made in Parker chicken farm dispute Updated: Aug-28-15 8:50 am
PARKER, South Dakota - A dispute over a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker remains on hold as a judge considers whether area residents had enough chance to weigh in on changes to Turner County's zoning rules.
- Student data breach reported by South Dakota School of Mines Updated: Aug-28-15 7:52 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Officials at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology say an email that a university employee inadvertently sent to graduate students included an attachment with names, student identification numbers and grade point averages of about 350 students.
- Tyndall hospital dedicating addition of new patient wing Updated: Aug-28-15 6:05 am
TYNDALL, South Dakota - A hospital in southeastern South Dakota is dedicating the addition of a new patient wing.
- Daugaard declares veterans day at state fair in September Updated: Aug-28-15 2:58 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared a veterans day at the State Fair in September and is asking state residents to honor the men and women who fought for freedom.
- SD National Guard members visit Suriname to meet officials Updated: Aug-28-15 2:29 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - South Dakota National Guard members recently traveled to the South American country of Suriname (SUR'-ih-nahm) to share with officials ways in which military personnel can help during disaster relief efforts.
- Dakota Rural Action hosting bike ride for alternative energy Updated: Aug-28-15 2:19 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A South Dakota family agriculture and conservation group is hosting a statewide bike ride to boost support for alternative energy and transportation.
- Group keeps policy on transgender high school athletes Updated: Aug-27-15 8:23 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's high school activities association on Thursday largely maintained its policy allowing transgender student athletes to request to play on the team of their choice, increasing the likelihood Republicans in the statehouse will push legislation to change it.
- SD drought free for second straight week Updated: Aug-27-15 4:08 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - South Dakota is completely drought free for the second straight week.
- Supreme Court upholds 2008 rape conviction Updated: Aug-27-15 3:41 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Sioux Falls man convicted of repeatedly molesting a 12-year-old girl.
- South Dakota pheasant numbers up 42 percent Updated: Aug-27-15 1:34 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Pheasant hunters in South Dakota should have a better season this year thanks to an estimated 42 percent jump in the number of birds, state wildlife officials said Thursday.
- Suspect arrested in 2 recent Rapid City armed robberies Updated: Aug-27-15 1:02 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Rapid City police have arrested a suspect in two recent armed robberies.
- Seigenthaler to receive Al Neuharth journalist award Updated: Aug-27-15 12:52 pm
VERMILLION, South Dakota - Broadcast journalist John M. Seigenthaler is this year's recipient of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media.
- More South Dakota firefighters help with Western wildfires Updated: Aug-27-15 9:07 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - More South Dakota firefighters are heading out to help fight wildfires in Western states.
- Flandreau tribe says marijuana not behind city police split Updated: Aug-27-15 8:13 am
FLANDREAU, South Dakota - The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's decision to end a longstanding policing agreement with the city of Flandreau predated the tribe's decision to legalize marijuana, a tribal attorney says.