- Non-trophy bison hunting season begins at Custer State Park Updated: Feb-07-16 12:46 pm
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - The non-trophy bison hunting season has begun at Custer State Park.
- Proposal would create wetland mitigation bank for farmers Updated: Feb-07-16 12:10 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A proposal that's under federal review would establish a wetland mitigation credit system that could benefit farmers in South Dakota.
- Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs Updated: Feb-07-16 10:40 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an upcoming fitting before their wedding. In the back room, beyond the dapper mannequins and vest swatches of pink, yellow and blue, a tote filled with review packets for 24 of her Hayward Elementary School students awaits her attention if she gets any down time.
- State to hold 1st public meeting on federal Clean Power Plan Updated: Feb-07-16 10:38 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources has scheduled its first of several meetings to help develop a state plan to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan.
- Officials: Pine beetle epidemic slowing, but not yet over Updated: Feb-07-16 10:38 am
CUSTER, South Dakota - State and federal officials say the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing but still continuing in the Black Hills.
- Park Service: Over 1 million visited Badlands last year Updated: Feb-07-16 10:37 am
INTERIOR, South Dakota - For the first time in 15 years, more than a million people visited Badlands National Park in South Dakota.
- South Dakota State rolls to 80-58 win over IUPUI Updated: Feb-06-16 10:57 pm
BROOKINGS, South Dakota - Deondre Parks scored 17 points as South Dakota State rolled to an 80-58 win over IUPUI on Saturday night.
- South Dakota stops losing skid, beats Oral Roberts 91-79 Updated: Feb-06-16 5:33 pm
VERMILLION, South Dakota - Casey Kasperbauer nailed 3 of 5 from long range to total 17 points as South Dakota stopped a four-game losing skid with a 91-79 win over Oral Roberts on Saturday.
- Sioux Falls police: Man robs casino employee at knifepoint Updated: Feb-06-16 1:47 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Authorities in Sioux Falls say a casino was robbed at knifepoint early Saturday.
- Corps: Missouri River reservoirs ready for runoff season Updated: Feb-06-16 1:06 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Missouri River mainstem reservoirs are ready for this year's runoff season.
- Man arrested in lot of store he's suspected of robbing Updated: Feb-06-16 12:17 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Sioux Falls police arrested a man on suspicion of armed robbery of a convenience store after discovering him in another person's car in the store's parking lot.
- 89-year-old WW II veteran receives medal 70 years later Updated: Feb-06-16 11:42 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - An 89-year-old U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II finally has received his medal 70 years after his service to the country.
- House committee set to take up retirement system changes Updated: Feb-06-16 2:25 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A legislative committee is set to take up a measure to create a new retirement plan for future public employees that includes a two-year increase in the normal retirement age to 67 for many new workers.
- Agreement reached with HSBC to address mortgage abuses Updated: Feb-06-16 2:15 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota borrowers will receive money as part of a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses.
- Association honors work by Iowa newspapers Updated: Feb-05-16 10:01 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Des Moines Register was named Friday as the Iowa Newspaper Association 2016 "Newspaper of the Year."
- Jury convicts Herreid woman of setting fire to own bar Updated: Feb-05-16 6:33 pm
HERREID, South Dakota - A South Dakota woman accused of setting fire to her own bar to get insurance money has been convicted of arson.
- Six Pine Ridge men indicted in death of 30-year-old man Updated: Feb-05-16 6:06 pm
PINE RIDGE, South Dakota - Six Pine Ridge men have been indicted on second-degree murder charges for the death of a 30-year-old man.
- Daugaard proposes oversight overhaul after GEAR UP scandal Updated: Feb-05-16 5:07 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard is proposing an overhaul of oversight for state government entities and outside organizations that receive grants through the state after a murder-suicide last year involving two employees of a Platte-based educational cooperative.
- Police: Stranger raped Sioux Falls woman at her apartment Updated: Feb-05-16 4:30 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A Sioux Falls woman says an unknown man forced his way into her apartment and raped her.
- Woman claims discrimination for not being American Indian Updated: Feb-05-16 3:17 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A woman is suing the parent company of a Rapid City halfway house, alleging she was discriminated and retaliated against while she was employed by the facility because she is not American Indian.
- Deadwood grandstand log replacement considered emergency Updated: Feb-05-16 12:26 pm
DEADWOOD, South Dakota - The city of Deadwood is spending nearly $50,000 to replace more deteriorating logs in the grandstand at the Days of '76 Rodeo Grounds.
- Bids for Aberdeen's new public library come in at about $6M Updated: Feb-05-16 11:08 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Bids for Aberdeen's new public library have come in at about $6 million.
- Bill to allow guns in Capitol, courthouses moves forward Updated: Feb-05-16 10:00 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A state House committee has approved a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons in the South Dakota Capitol or county courthouses if they have an enhanced permit.
- Documentary of rodeo legend Casey Tibbs nearly finished Updated: Feb-05-16 9:14 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A Denver filmmaker producing a documentary about rodeo legend Casey Tibbs hopes to wrap up the project this month.
- Single building permit sets annual record in Yankton County Updated: Feb-05-16 8:05 am
YANKTON, South Dakota - Yankton County issued only one building permit in January, but it was a record-setting one.