Young Wyoming man dies after motorcycle accident
GILLETTE, Wyo. - A young Wyoming man has died in Colorado about three weeks after a motorcycle crash left him in critical condition. The Gillette News Record reported Monday that 20-year-old Deven Dulany was receiving emergency care at a suburban Denver hospital when he died on ...
July 15, 2019

Authorities identify man who allegedly stabbed three people
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Authorities in Rapid City have identified the man who allegedly stabbed three people in Memorial Park on Friday evening. Police were dispatched to Memorial Park just beofre 6:30 p.m. and found three individuals suffering from stab wounds. They were trans...
July 15, 2019

Missouri man gets jail, fines in fatal South Dakota crash
ABDERDEEN, S.D. - A Missouri man who admitted he caused a car crash that killed a South Dakota woman will serve 120 days in county jail. James C. Weatherman pickup truck crashed head-on with Danielle M. McCollam's car in July 2016 on Highway 83 just south of Mound City. The col...
July 15, 2019

Pipe spills oilfield wastewater in Missouri River tributary
BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota's Health Department says an estimated 21,000 gallons of oilfield wastewater has spilled from a pipeline near Williston and some of it entered an unnamed tributary to the Missouri River. State environmental scientist Bill Suess says the pipeline ope...
July 15, 2019

Man dies in Lincoln County fatal crash
TEA, S.D. – A 74-year-old man died Sunday afternoon in a tractor crash northwest of Tea. The name of the deceased has not yet been released pending notification of family members. A 1930 Minneapolis-Moline tractor was mowing the ditches along the 269th Street. The tr...
July 15, 2019

Meadow Lane Structure Fire held at a Single Alarm
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Rapid Valley Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1808 Meadow Ln, Rapid Valley, 57703-6576, Unincorporated, Pennington County, South Dakota. A Passing Pizza Delivery Operator, noticed the smoke and took quick action notify...
July 15, 2019

Young boy trapped in water canal not seriously hurt after being carried downstream
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Rapid City Fire says Sunday afternoon a 12 year old found himself trapped inside a storm water canal in the Robbinsdale area during a flash flooding event. Authorities say he was carried downstream about 5 blocks before he was able to self extricate. He exite...
July 14, 2019

One fatality in submerged vehicle in Rapid Valley
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says a 23 year old male was found inside a submerged upside down vehicle in Rapid Creek Sunday morning, July 14, 2019. According to a release, authorities were alerted to the scene from a passerby just before 7 am near t...
July 14, 2019

Rock slide shuts down Boulder Canyon Friday night
STURGIS, S.D. – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says U.S. Highway 14A in Boulder Canyon had to be shut down overnight after a rock slide. The patrol says rocks were falling from the cliff just inside the Lawrence County line near mile marker 50 and some were the size of sm...
July 13, 2019

Authorities arrest man after stabbing in Memorial Park
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Police in Rapid City say three people have been hospitalized after a stabbing that took place at Memorial Park Friday evening. Police say they don't yet know what led up to the incident or motivated the stabbings, but they’ve arrested one male sus...
July 12, 2019

Authorities in Nebraska search for missing man with South Dakota ties
GERING, Neb — Authorities in Nebraska continue searching for a man who has been missing for nearly a week. Several agencies have been searching for Chance Englebert, who was last seen Saturday, July 5. His phone location last showed a signal at a Scottsbluff truck stop. E...
July 12, 2019

Crazy Cowgirl Trick Rider in the arena during Boss Cowman Days
LEMMON, SD – Tucked inside a pint size cowgirl is a whole lot of try and talent.  Meet Candice Aamot, the Crazy Cowgirl Trick Rider who will be in the arena during Boss Cowman Days in Lemmon this weekend. Hailing from DeSmet, SD where her family runs a cow/calf and sm...
July 12, 2019

Man who killed teen in 1980 released from prison
PIERRE, S.D. - A South Dakota man who killed an 18-year-old woman 39 years ago has been released from prison. The South Dakota Department of Corrections has confirmed 54-year-old Nicholas Scherr was released Thursday after spending 23 years at the state penitentiary. He was gra...
July 12, 2019

Montana man dies in Dunn County crash
MANNING, N.D. - A man from Montana has died in a highway crash in western North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says the 40-year-old driver of a pickup truck was killed on Highway 22 near Manning Thursday about 5 p.m. when his vehicle was hit from behind by an SUV. Authorities say...
July 12, 2019

Semi-truck gets tangled in utility lines in Sturgis Thursday
STURGIS, S.D. - Some folks on the north side of Sturgis were without power for a short time Thursday after an accident involving a truck and power lines. Sturgis Police Chief Geody VanDewater says a semi-truck was making a local delivery Thursday morning when his cab and trailer...
July 11, 2019

FBI ID's 5-year-old girl found dead in South Dakota creek
CHERRY CREEK, S.D. — Authorities have released the name of a 5-year-old girl whose body was recovered from a swollen creek in north-central South Dakota. The FBI identifies the girl as Ariya Huapapi. Ziebach County Sheriff Gary Cudmore says the girl was reported missing T...
July 11, 2019

South Dakota town mourns 2 who drove into a hole in the road
BISMARCK, N.D. — A small South Dakota town has been hit hard by the deaths of two people who drove into a hole that appeared in a dark North Dakota highway after a flash flood washed through. Jim Vanderwal, 65, and Trudy Peterson, 60, both of Mobridge, South Dakota, were r...
July 11, 2019

South Dakota woman charged again in her baby's drug death
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - An appeals court has revived a federal involuntary manslaughter charge against a South Dakota woman whose baby died hours after birth from illegal drugs found in his system. Samantha Flute was charged with the crime in 2016 when prosecutors said she killed t...
July 11, 2019

Pilot dies in plane crash at airport in western Minnesota
HAWLEY, Minn. - Authorities say a pilot has died in an ultra-light plane crash at a municipal airport in western Minnesota. The plane crashed after noon Thursday at Hawley Municipal Airport. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the pilot was the only person aboard and died at ...
July 11, 2019

South Dakota part of proposed law that would repeal US laws that hurt Native Americans
OKLAHOMA CITY - Leaders of Oklahoma-based Native American tribes are praising a proposal to repeal unenforced federal laws that discriminate against Native Americans. The Oklahoman reports legislation sponsored by members of Congress from Oklahoma, Arizona and South Dakota would...
July 11, 2019

Opponents want hearing on Dakota Access pipeline expansion
BISMARCK, N.D. - Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents plan to request a hearing on a proposal to nearly double the pipeline's capacity. The North Dakota Public Service Commission decided unanimously Wednesday to open the proposal up for public input. Earthjustice attorney Jan H...
July 11, 2019

School of Mines, Air Force partner on environment
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City will work with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center at the Ellsworth base on environmental stewardship goals. The school's experts in ecology, hydrology, environmental engineering and other discip...
July 11, 2019

Trade group running ads in support of Rounds
PIERRE, S.D. - A trade group says it will spend $69,000 on radio and TV ads in support of U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds and his re-election. The announcement by the American Chemistry Council comes a week after state Rep. Scyller Borglum launched a challenge to Rounds in the June 2020 ...
July 11, 2019

Nominations sought for Main Street Awards
BISMARCK, ND - In North Dakota, they're serious about neighborhoods ..... and main streets, preservng history and above all, celebrating community. Each year, the state asks for nominations for its Main Street Awards, a program of North Dakota's Main Street Initiative.The Main S...
July 11, 2019

Juvenile drug arrest rate high in S.D. despite reforms
UNDATED - Over the past decade, South Dakota saw a significant increase in the number of juveniles arrested for drug crimes, and officials see few signs that the arrests will fall anytime soon despite recent reforms of the state juvenile justice system. According to state crime ...
July 11, 2019

Livestock owners urged to watch for spreading virus
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is warning livestock owners in the state to be on the lookout for an animal virus spreading in other states. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that the Vesicular Stomatitis Indiana serotype has recently been found in horses in Texas,...
July 11, 2019

Keystone pipeline opponents again seek to block construction
BILLINGS, Mont. — Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the $8 billion project after President Donald Trump issued it a new permit. Attorneys for environmental groups made the request Wednesday in a lawsuit before U.S. Distr...
July 10, 2019

DiSanto ordered to stay away from constituent who says she threatened her
RAPID CITY, S.D. - A state lawmaker from Box Elder has been ordered to stay away from a woman who says she threatened her on social media. The Box Elder Police Department issued the "No Trespass" notification against Lynn DiSanto following a social media exchange between her and...
July 10, 2019

Body of child found in Cheyenne River
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Authorities say the body of a missing girl was found in the Cheyenne River Wednesday morning. Witnesses say the 5-year-old girl went missing around 1:00 p.m. Tuesday near the Cheyenne River, and was found around 11:40 am Wednesday in one of the river's b...
July 10, 2019

Rural healthcare clinics to benefit from Raffle that Rewards fundraiser
STURGIS, SD – Having access to health care in rural areas is always a challenge.  Meeting that formidable task for the past 41 years is Horizon Healthcare, a network of clinics across South Dakota serving 22 rural communities and areas surrounding them. According to Br...
July 10, 2019

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