- South Dakota pheasant numbers up 42 percent Updated: Aug-27-15 1:34 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Pheasant hunters in South Dakota should have a better season this year thanks to an estimated 42 percent jump in the number of birds, state wildlife officials said Thursday.
- Spearfish next up for SD Gov. Daugaard's Capital for a Day Updated: Aug-26-15 2:32 am
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - Spearfish is the next South Dakota city set to step in for Pierre in the governor's Capital for a Day program.
- Hundreds gather to protest changes to Hilger's Gulch park Updated: Aug-25-15 11:11 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Opposition continues to grow to planned changes at Hilger's Gulch park on the South Dakota Capitol grounds.
- 2 South Dakota women honored for World War II service Updated: Aug-25-15 9:11 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Two South Dakota women have been honored for their service in the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.
- Federal delegation crisscrosses state during August break Updated: Aug-23-15 12:10 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's federal lawmakers are still discussing Planned Parenthood and the Iran nuclear deal during their August break, but at county fairs and coffee shops rather than in the halls of Congress.
- Mom sues school, others after girl falls from parade float Updated: Aug-21-15 1:47 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The mother of a girl who was injured when she fell from a parade float during homecoming in 2013 has filed a lawsuit claiming negligence by her daughter's tribal school, the police and others.
- Unveiling party planned in Pierre for new Monopoly version Updated: Aug-20-15 2:28 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Board game enthusiasts rejoice: The new version of Monopoly featuring South Dakota's capital will be unveiled this week in Pierre.
- Critic of South Dakota foster care arrested on old charge Updated: Aug-19-15 5:28 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Family members of a Crow Creek Sioux Tribe woman who has spoken out against South Dakota's handling of Native American children in foster care are questioning whether her arrest on a 13-year-old charge was politically motivated.
- Harrold woman pleads guilty to violating election law Updated: Aug-18-15 7:27 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A Harrold woman who lived for more than a decade with an outstanding arrest warrant has pleaded guilty to a felony for violating election law.
- Reports of whopper salmon drawing anglers to Lake Oahe Updated: Aug-17-15 10:47 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Anglers are catching salmon fever on Lake Oahe in the Dakotas.
- Teen boy knocked out by bull at state 4-H Rodeo Finals Updated: Aug-17-15 7:18 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A 14-year-old Dupree boy was knocked unconscious by a bull over the weekend at the state 4-H Rodeo Finals in Fort Pierre. A relative says he's OK.
- Pierre seeking federal funding to market ailing airport Updated: Aug-15-15 6:22 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Officials in South Dakota's capital city are seeking federal funding to promote its airport in an effort to bring back customers lost in recent years.
- Pierre man pleads not guilty to soliciting sex from minor Updated: Aug-15-15 11:06 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A Pierre man arrested following a Craigslist police sting has pleaded not guilty to soliciting sex from a minor.
- Officials say Lake Oahe salmon fishery on the upswing Updated: Aug-13-15 8:02 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The chinook salmon population in Lake Oahe isn't back to levels seen on the Dakotas fishery before the 2011 Missouri River flood, but officials say it's getting a boost from a successful lake herring spawn.
- City of Pierre establishes workforce development initiatives Updated: Aug-12-15 2:43 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The City of Pierre says it's putting together a student internship program and a local workforce development council to fight worker shortage concerns.
- Board of Regents to evaluate direction of university centers Updated: Aug-10-15 6:19 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The state Board of Regents is reevaluating how it offers instruction in three South Dakota cities that lack a comprehensive public university campus.
- Project aims to find way to keep trash out of Missouri River Updated: Aug-10-15 12:16 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A group that promotes environmental protection and outdoor recreation is creating a pilot program in South Dakota to try to keep trash out of the Missouri River.
- Chinook salmon caught by Pierre children nearly state record Updated: Aug-10-15 10:31 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Two children from Pierre narrowly missed a state record when they landed a chinook salmon weighing nearly 23 pounds, 6 ounces.
- Philanthropist offers $25,000 grant to historical society Updated: Aug-06-15 6:04 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - A Pierre philanthropist is donating $25,000 to the South Dakota State Historical Society to fund an event celebrating the return of a historic South Dakota artifact.
- After 9 days, Keystone XL pipeline hearings finish in Pierre Updated: Aug-05-15 7:19 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - After nine days, the state Public Utilities Commission has finished hearing from opposing sides in the debate over whether to allow the Keystone XL oil pipeline to run through South Dakota.
- Democrat Paula Hawks starts run against US Rep. Kristi Noem Updated: Aug-03-15 6:05 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - State Rep. Paula Hawks is attempting to upend South Dakota's all-Republican congressional delegation by challenging U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem in the 2016 election, the Democrat's campaign announced Monday.
- Mickelsen named executive director of SD education group Updated: Aug-03-15 6:01 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Mark Mickelsen is taking over as executive director of the South Dakota Education Association.
- Pierre police: Tires on 18 vehicles slashed in capital city Updated: Aug-01-15 12:01 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Police in Pierre are looking for whoever is responsible for slashing tires on 18 different vehicles this week in the capital city.