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March 4, 2021News

Noem weighs in on special session process for AG impeachment

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has offered her opinion that the Legislature could easily convene to consider impeaching the state’s attorney general for his role in a fatal car crash. But her opinion puts her at odds with the Republican lawmaker overseeing the proceedings. The procedural conflict touches on rules in […]


March 4, 2021

Continued push back on proposed merger of ag with environment,natural resources state agencies

PIERRE, SD – The full Senate will get a chance to debate the proposed merger of the South Dakota Ag Department with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The Senate Ag & Natural Resources Committee (Thursday morning) debated a Senate Resolution of Disapproval to the merger proposed by Governor Kristi Noem. Senator Troy Heinert […]

March 4, 2021

South Dakota railroad line sells for $13 million

PIERRE, SD – The South Dakota State Railroad Board has signed off on the sale of the Mitchell to Rapid City (MRC) line to Ringneck and Western Railroad for $13 million. The purchase price will be paid to the department, with $5 million paid at closing and the remaining balance paid in equal installments of […]

March 4, 2021

Thursday COVID-19 Report – active cases back up over 2,000; three new deaths

PIERRE, S.D. – Active cases of COVID-19 are back up over 2,000 Thursday and three new deaths have been reported as well. In their Thursday update, health officials reported 232 new cases of COVID-19, with 94 of them listed as probable. Active cases rose by 63 today to 2,056. The number of people hospitalized due […]

March 4, 2021

Sturgis, SD Girl Scout Bethany Schaefer to Receive the Gold Award

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – On Thursday, Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons congratulated Bethany Schaefer of Sturgis, SD for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award to be achieved in Girl Scouts. Bethany earned her Gold Award with her Epilepsy Awareness Project which resulted in the creation of informational videos posted to YouTube. She invested 41 […]

March 4, 2021

Effort to remove member of ND House noted as a ‘first-ever’ in state’s history

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican and Democratic legislative leaders were finalizing a resolution this week to expel a North Dakota House member accused of threatening and sexually harassing women at the state Capitol. House Majority Leader Chet Pollert told The Associated Press that the resolution to expel GOP Rep. Luke Simons will be introduced on […]

March 4, 2021

South Dakota, Wyoming Delegations Urge U.S. Forest Service to Reconsider Recommendation to Reduce Timber Sale Program at Black Hills National Forest

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) and U.S. Reps. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) today expressed their concern with the U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS’s) recommendation to reduce the timber sale program in the Black Hills National Forest (BHNF). The members are also seeking […]


March 4, 2021

Thursday Night, March 4, South Dakota Prep Basketball Scoreboard

UNDATED – Here is your Thursday Night, March 4, South Dakota Prep Basketball Scoreboard: GIRLS BASKETBALL= State Qualifier= Class A= SoDak 16= Aberdeen Roncalli 50, Redfield 15 Belle Fourche 50, Parkston 46 Dakota Valley 68, Tea Area 59 Hamlin 62, Mobridge-Pollock 22 McCook Central/Montrose 41, Hill City 39 Sioux Falls Christian 52, Flandreau 50, OT […]

March 3, 2021

Wichita scores five unanswered to beat RC Rush

WICHITA, KS – Peter Quenneville, Stephen Baylis, Hunter Garlent, and Garrett Klotz built a 4-0 lead for the Rapid City Rush, but the Wichita Thunder, led by Dean Stewart and Patrik Parkkonen erased the deficit and won in overtime by a 5-4 score on Tuesday night. The overtime loss concludes a four-game series against Wichita, […]

March 3, 2021

Mountaineers Hold Off Late Hardrocker Assault In RMAC Quarterfinals

GUNNISON, Colo. — A late three-pointer from the Mountaineers quelled a late rally as the South Dakota Mines women’s basketball team fell to Western Colorado University, 77-69, Tuesday night during the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference quarter finals in Gunnison, Colorado. Trailing by 10 points to start the fourth quarter, 59-49, the […]

March 3, 2021

BHSU men and women’s basketball gets big RMAC Tournament wins

SPEARFISH, S.D. – Black Hills State men’s basketball earned a first-round victory over the No. 6 seeded Fort Lewis, 75-67 Tuesday night at the Donald E. Young Center. The Yellow Jackets will move on to the RMAC Tournament semifinal round, which will be held in Grand Junction, Colo., to face Colorado Mines. Joel Scott put […]

March 2, 2021

Tuesday Night, March 2, South Dakota Prep Basketball Scoreboard

UNDATED – Here is your Tuesday night, March 2, South Dakota prep basketball scoreboard: BOYS BASKETBALL= Class A Region 1= First Round= Milbank 54, Redfield 31 Sisseton 65, Aberdeen Roncalli 39 Tiospa Zina Tribal 50, Webster 41 Class A Region 2= First Round= Clark/Willow Lake 67, Hamlin 46 Flandreau 61, Deuel 37 Class A Region […]

March 2, 2021

South Dakota Media Prep Basketball Poll for Week of March 1

UNDATED – The final South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are listed in parentheses. Boys basketball Class AA 1. Yankton (7) 17-3 76 2 2. Washington (8) 15-2 75 1 3. O’Gorman (3) 14-6 54 […]