Rich Verschoor 12:21pm - 5:00pm


SD high court rules against woman in same-sex benefits case
PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota's Supreme Court has ruled against a retired police official seeking state retirement system survivor benefits after her wife, a former police captain, died of cancer. The high court said in a Wednesday opinion that retired Rapid City officer Debra Anderson isn't entitled to the benefits because she and former Capt. Deb Cady weren't married before Cady retired in 2012 w...
February 21, 2019
Senate panel endorses bill to repeal presumptive probation
PIERRE, S.D. - A South Dakota Senate panel favors ending presumptive probation, a priority for the state attorney general that legislative analysts predict will cost more than $53 million over the nex...
February 21, 2019

One person has been found dead after a fire in northern Wyoming
SHERIDAN, Wyo. - One person has been found dead after a structure fire in northern Wyoming. KROE-AM reports that the fire occurred Wednesday night in a hotel on Main Street in Sheridan. The name of t...
February 21, 2019

Illegally Dumped Snow Causing Problems
PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Transportation is reminding the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, whic...
February 21, 2019

Autism bill killed in committee
PIERRE, S.D. - The House State Affairs committee Wednesday killed a bill that would mandate South Dakota health insurers include autism an spectrum disorders in their coverage. The committee took nin...
February 21, 2019

Noem cautions about costs of ending presumptive probation
PIERRE, S.D. — Gov. Kristi Noem is asking that lawmakers hold off on reversing South Dakota's presumptive probation policy, a top priority for the state attorney general. Noem said Wednesday sh...
February 21, 2019

House panel passes science bill despite critics from K-12
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill that would let South Dakota teachers decide how much skepticism to inject into lessons on scientific topics such as climate change and the Big Bang passed its first legisla...
February 21, 2019

Senators endorse allowing concealed guns in SD Capitol
PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota senators have advanced a bill that would allow people to bring guns into the state Capitol. The chamber voted 20-13 Wednesday to send the bill to the House. It would allow...
February 20, 2019

Panel sends distracted driving bill to South Dakota Senate
PIERRE, S.D. - A Senate panel has approved a bill that would expand South Dakota's texting while driving ban to mostly prohibit mobile device use by people behind the wheel. The State Affairs Committ...
February 20, 2019

Veteran Sports Broadcaster Lesley Visser Honored with 2018 Neuharth Award
VERMILLION, S.D. – Veteran sports broadcaster Lesley Visser will receive the 2018 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media on Monday, Feb. 25, in the Al Neuharth Media Center at the University of South Dakota. The Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media is presented...
February 21, 2019

Umude double-double lifts South Dakota over Denver 72-45
VERMILLION, S.D. — Stanley Umude had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lift South Dakota to a 72-45 win over Denver on Wednesday night. Triston Simpson had 13 points and six rebounds for South Dakota (11-15, 5-8 Summit League). Cody Kelley added 12 points. Trey Burch-Manning ha...
February 21, 2019

Tuesday Night, February 19, High School Basketball Scoreboard
UNDATED - Here is your Tuesday Night, February 19, Prep Basketball Scoreboard: BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Aberdeen Central 60, Pierre 44 Custer 65, Hill City 45 Dakota Valley 78, Lennox 70 Dell Rapids 76, Canton 42 Faulkton 63, Edmunds Central 38 Harrisburg 74, Huron 67 Hot Sp...
February 20, 2019

Scooper girls and boys get wins over Douglas
STURGIS, S.D. - Both Sturgis Scooper boys and girls basketball teams completed season sweeps of Douglas Tuesday night. In the girls game, the Scoopers needed a fourth quarter push from Olivia Jolley and Loralee Stock to pick up a 64-61 victory. Douglas came back from a 5-point ...
February 20, 2019

Monday Night, February 18, High School Basketball Scoreboard
UNDATED - Here is your Monday Night, February 18, High School Basketball Scoreboard: Boys Basketball Arlington 64, Dell Rapids St. Mary 50 Beresford 67, Garretson 50 Bon Homme 57, Irene-Wakonda 51 Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 63, Mobridge-Pollock 48 Clark/Willow Lake 59, Aberdeen R...
February 19, 2019

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