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PIERRE, S.D. (KFGO) - The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is seeking information regarding a whitetail deer that was shot west of Claremont, S.D.. The deer was shot Tuesday near Highway 37. Investigators say the doe was pregnant with triplets and “left to rot.” Anyone with information ...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who embezzled from a group of American Indian churches while on probation for embezzling from the ... in restitution to the development corporation and the 13 United Church of Christ-associated congregations in South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota's Department of Social Services has named a new head administrator for the state-run mental health hospital in Yankton. Related Articles. Editorial: Colorado lawmakers should pass these 3 bills to address serious mental-health challenges · Pitkin County deputies, ...
A new report ranks South Dakota the 2nd most gambling addicted state in the nation. The report by the financial reporter WalletHub was released ahead of Kentucky Derby week, known for drawing huge wagers across the nation. While gambling addiction counselors say sports gambling is certainly on the ...
State Fire Meteorologist Darren Clabo said in a Friday seminar at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology that the western and central parts of the state are entering their wet season. His presentation says large fire potential is average over western South Dakota and below average elsewhere.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota state Rep. Sean McPherson has died after fighting cancer for more than a year. Dwight Edstrom, funeral director at Osheim and Schmidt Funeral Home, said the Rapid City legislator died Thursday. McPherson was 47. The Rapid City Journal reports McPherson's ...

MITCHELL, S.D. — A man accused of robbing a gas station in Mitchell, South Dakota, earlier this month has been arrested in Davenport, Iowa. Police last week issued an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Montez McClain after viewing surveillance camera video and investigating other leads. The Daily ...
A new report says soybeans were the most profitable crop for some South Dakota farmers in 2017 for the fifth year in a row. ... The South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management examined the records and farming practices of about 75 member farmers and ranchers statewide, the Capital Journal ...
Patterns of drought are well-known in the western Dakotas. John Wesley Powell, director of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in the late 19th century, identified the 100th meridian as the dividing line between wet and dry climate in the USA. The 100th meridian crosses central South Dakota.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed the state's chief technology officer, Pat Snow, to take on the added role of chief information officer following the retirement last month of William “David” Zolnowsky. Daugaard named Snow as Zolnowsky's acting replacement on March 30 after Zolnowsky's ...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( – Existing and threatened tariffs between the US and China could hit South Dakota businesses. Dave Owen, President of the state Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says exports are vital. “We have 1,100 manufacturers in South Dakota, employing 42,000 people,” Owen ...
PIERRE, S.D. ( -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared today Safe Driving Day in South Dakota. Director of the Office of Highway Safety Lee Axdahl says for the third year in a row, the Office of Highway Safety and the South Dakota Broadcasters Association are hosting “Lesson Learned SD.”.
The South Dakota Board of Regents announced today four candidates who are finalists to become the next president at the University of South Dakota. Regent Kevin Schieffer, who chairs the presidential search process, said the finalists will be on campus in Vermillion from April 24-25 for scheduled ...
Four South Dakota school districts, including Sioux Falls, faced testing delays Tuesday after "unusual activity" in the online assessment system, state officials said. The delays lasted about an hour, and no student data was compromised during the incident, said Abby Javurek, director of accountability ...
The blizzard was part of a potent spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend in the central U.S. It has also dumped heavy snow in South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. A tornado ripped through the tiny Ozark Mountain town of Mountainburg, Arkansas, injuring at least four people ...
SIOUX FALLS, SD (KSFY) - A video posted on the South Dakota Highway Patrol's Facebook page is quickly getting a lot of attention. The video shows a South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper pulled off to the side of the road, got down on the ground and did 39 push-ups. The number is significant. It was one ...
WASHINGTON: South Dakota has become what South Carolina once was — stubborn, pugnacious and wrong. In 1860, South Carolina became the first state to vote to secede. In 2016, South Dakota's legislature picked a fight in the hope that the U.S. Supreme Court would reverse a prior decision, thereby ...

A man who spent nearly 30 years at the South Dakota Highway Patrol has been sworn in as the state's new U.S. marshal. April 14, 2018, at 5:04 p.m. ... The Pierre Capital Journal reports that 64-year-old Dan Mosteller was sworn in April 3 as the U.S. marshal for South Dakota. The Senate confirmed Mosteller last month ...
Wildlife officials in South Dakota and Nebraska are studying why the walleye population is declining at the Lewis and Clark Lake. ... Chris Longhenry of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says neither of those stockings managed to stick with the exception of 0.5 percent in 2014 and 10 ...
Meanwhile, blizzard warnings stretched from northern Kansas across most of Nebraska and South Dakota into southwestern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa, with winter storm warnings and watches covering most of the rest of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Heavy snow already blanketed parts of ...
Updated 5:15pm 4/14/18. South Dakota officials have opened Interstate 90 from Vivian to Chamberlain and Interstate 29 from Summit to Watertown. I-90 is closed from Chamberlain to the Minnesota border. I-29 remains closed from Summit to Sioux Falls. Officials do not anticipate opening the full length of ...
After years of lagging behind neighboring states, South Dakota is suddenly poised for dramatic growth in wind energy production. That means hundreds more wind towers are headed to South Dakota in a frantic pace that could triple the size of the wind industry in the state over the next five years. The wind ...
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South Dakota Chief Information Officer William “David” Zolnowsky logged his final hours on March 30 with the state government where he worked for more than 44 years. An official confirmed the news with StateScoop on Tuesday. In a blog post that includes recollections submitted by Zolnowsky's family ...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's winter wheat crop remains mostly in fair condition. The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 67 percent of the wheat crop is rated fair, with another 17 percent in good condition. Only 16 percent is rated poor or very poor.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A federal appeals panel has ordered a district judge to determine whether the South Dakota prison system policy barring pornography is constitutional. The state Department of Corrections' 2014 policy was challenged by Charles Sisney, who is serving a life sentence for killing his ...
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Commission on Gaming has approved two new rules regarding underage people in casinos. Casinos would be required to prominently display signs at entrances and on gambling machines notifying people that they must be 21 years old to gamble. The other ...
South Dakota's slate of legislative candidates set. Posted: Mon 1:08 PM, Apr 02, 2018. PIERRE, S.D. (KOTA TV) - The field is set for the South Dakota Legislature election.
The Joint Legislative Procedure Committee voted unanimously to expand their rules barring harassment or offensive behavior to include electronic communication and social media. House Speaker Mark Mickelson, R-Sioux Falls, brought the rule change and said it was aimed at preventing legislators from ...
PIERRE — South Dakota lawmakers on Thursday provided a glimpse at the spending priorities they're set to finalize Friday, including a small raise for teachers and funding approval for a precision agriculture project in Brookings. The House of Representatives and the Senate voted to approve House Bill ...
For the third straight year, South Dakota State claimed the Summit League's NCAA Tournament bid. You should be familiar with the Jackrabbits by now. They hung with Gonzaga last year in the opening round, and nearly took down Maryland in a 5-12 matchup the year before. They're dangerous and ...
Drinking alcohol is a part of many of our lives no matter where you live. But alcohol abuse can take its toll on not only your health, but the economy as well. Buzz60. XXX IMG_LIQUOR_BY_THE_DRINK._1_1_792H4FN1.JPG USA TN. Liquor by the drink in Nashville, Tenn. on October 3, 2012. (Photo: ...
By coincidence, the South Dakota Legislature voted down an open government issue in the same week one of the leading candidates for governor put the issue front and center of her campaign. A bill that would bar local governments from negotiating confidential settlements passed through the Senate but ...
In his Mock Draft 3.0, McShay still has the Titans picking South Dakota State tight end Dallas Goedert. It's the same pick McShay made for the Titans in his 2.0 edition. “I would say it is a solid tight end class,” McShay said on a conference call on Wednesday. “It is not a great group, but we've certainly had ...
LEAD, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is using cameras to give outdoor enthusiasts a glimpse of snowmobile trail conditions in the Black Hills. The three cameras currently in use are placed at Kirk Trailhead south of Lead, Hardy Station and near Savoy. The Kirk Trailhead ...
It had received a lump sum of $30 million in 2014 that the governor wanted to last three years. Some of the money remains. ONE YEAR ONLY: Senators decided 32-2 to create a state license for wine manufacturers. They would be limited to importing up to 50 percent of bulk wine from outside South Dakota.
South Dakota Lawmakers Pass Plan to Build Veterans Cemetery. The state Legislature has approved a plan to build a state ... PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature has approved a plan to build a state veterans cemetery in Sioux Falls. The Argus Leader reports senators voted Wednesday to ...
Today, the South Dakota Senate passed House Bill 1271 by a 28-6 vote. This important self-defense legislation will now head to the desk of Governor Dennis Daugaard for his signature. On Monday, the South Dakota Senate is scheduled to consider pro-gun legislation, House Bill 1209. Please contact ...
On Wednesday, the measure was heard in a Senate committee and ran into considerable opposition from groups representing already-established gaming interests, as well as from some who did not want to see the expansion of gambling in South Dakota. The measure ultimately got out of committee on a ...


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