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Highway Patrol says two people killed in Lyman County crash
KENNEBEC, S.D. – Two people died and another was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Tuesday morning north of Kennebec. Names of the three males involved are not being released pending notification of family members. They were the only ones in the vehicle. A 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup was northbound on South Dakota Highway 273 when the vehicle went off the roadway,...
November 20, 2019
South Dakota ag processor fined again for contamination of waterway
PIERRE, SD - The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has fined Smithfield Foods, Inc. (Smithfield) $46,260 for Surface Water Discharge Permit violations at their facili...
November 20, 2019

Gunmaker moves to Wyoming
NEW BRITAIN, CONN (AP) - Gun maker Stag Arms says it’s moving from Connecticut to a more “business-friendly” environment in Wyoming. The company announced Monday that it will be mov...
November 20, 2019

Famous Thunderbirds to fly at Ellsworth Air & Space Show
NELLIS AFB, NV - The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team will swoop into Ellsworth AFB next summer. As the team finished its 2019 season, they announced the 2020 lineup; incl...
November 20, 2019

In South Dakota, meth fighters welcome any help they get
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota’s new anti-drug campaign drew plenty of mockery on social media this week for its “Meth: We’re on it” slogan, but according to local poli...
November 19, 2019

Body of missing fisherman recovered from Belle Fourche River
VALE, S.D. — Searchers have found the body of a missing fisherman in western South Dakota. The body of 67-year-old Glen Shay of Vale was found Tuesday in the Belle Fourche River. The Butte Cou...
November 19, 2019

Sturgis Ambulance certified Pediatric Ready
STURGIS, S.D. – The Sturgis Ambulance Service has been awarded a pediatric readiness award by the South Dakota E.M.S. for Children. The group’s Pediatric Readiness Recognition Program rec...
November 19, 2019

Flandreau Santee, Oglala Sioux apply to grow hemp
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Two Sioux tribes in South Dakota, the Flandreau Santee and Oglala, have filed applications with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to grow industrial hemp. KELO-TV reports the app...
November 19, 2019

Congress wants review of Keystone pipeline in wake of spill
BISMARCK, N.D. - Some U.S. House Democrats want a review of the Keystone pipeline and the federal agency that regulates it. The request Monday to the Government Accountability Office comes after a pi...
November 19, 2019

College Volleyball - Yellow Jackets fall to the Roadrunners
DENVER, Col. - The Black Hills State University Volleyball team fell to MSU Denver in three sets during the first round of the RMAC Volleyball Tournament. It was going to be an uphill battle for the Yellow Jackets; they haven't managed a win over MSU Denver in the series history....
November 20, 2019

Head football coach, John Reiners announces resignation
SPEARFISH, S.D. - Black Hills State University head football coach, John Reiners announced his resignation following the conclusion of the 2019 season. Reiners has led the program the past eight seasons, posting a career record of 27-60. "I want to thank Jhett Albers and the adm...
November 18, 2019

Vikings overcome 20-0 deficit at half to beat Broncos 27-23
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had barely moved the ball at all, when they gathered in a humbled locker room after an awful first half. Picking up the pace with the two-minute offense was about their only hope of a comeback. They delivered one in stunning fashion...
November 18, 2019

Rapid City Rush fall in road trip finale to Kansas City
KANSAS CITY - Peter Quenneville provided the only offense for the Rapid City Rush, who fell at the hands of the Kansas City Mavericks on Saturday night by a final score of 10-1. The Mavericks scored early and often in the opening 20 minutes, and left the first frame with a 3-0 a...
November 17, 2019

Saturday, November 16, College Basketball Scoreboard
UNDATED - Here is your Saturday Night, November 16, area College Basketball Scoreboard: Men’s College Basketball Sioux Falls 72, Dakota State 51 Northern State 83, Black Hills State 81 (*Final in OT) Northern Michigan 72, SMSU 63 SD Mines 76, Augustana 71 Mount Marty ...
November 17, 2019

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