Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County officials have decided against allowing construction of a solar farm on the outskirts of the city. Minnesota-based Geronimo Energy proposed the $25 million Cherry Creek solar farm, saying it would generate enough power for about 2,000 homes.
Police in Minnesota have arrested two teens suspected of shooting an 18-year-old man in the head while he was driving in Sioux Falls. Seventeen-year-old Bryon Hanson and 19-year-old Robert Montes were arrested in Marshall, Minnesota, on Friday.
A federal judge in South Dakota has ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but the decision doesn’t mean gay couples can immediately wed.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says one of its troopers was seriously wounded during a standoff at a rural home northwest of Kimball, but the officer is expected to live.
South Dakota authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the suspect in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says Joseph Patterson violated the terms of his bond by contacting the boy’s mother.
Rather than ask for the latest gadgets or clothes for her birthday, a Sioux Falls girl put animal food on her list.
A group of historians has formed an organization whose goal is to increase the study of the Midwest.
A 26-year-old man is accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl at the Sioux Falls day care where he worked.
A man and woman from Minneapolis have pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 31-year-old David Nance and 26-year-old Ashley Crayton are charged with sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion.
A judge says a history of violence against children can be used as evidence against a Sioux Falls man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
A federal jury in Sioux Falls has convicted a Minnesota man in a drug case that authorities say involved large quantities of methamphetamine and marijuana.
A man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alleged attack on the boy’s mother. Twenty-eight-year-old Joseph Patterson was arraigned Thursday in Sioux Falls on charges of aggravated assault and kidnapping.
A man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall is facing charges in a new alleged incident.
The National Weather Service says a confirmed tornado has directly hit a small town in Jerauld County.
Health officials in Sioux Falls are urging residents to verify that their vaccinations are up-to-date, following a reported increase in the number of pertussis cases in South Dakota. The state Health Department late last week said 29 cases of pertussis or whooping cough had been reported statewide so far this year, compared to 67 in all of last year.
Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday in South Dakota. He was 69.
A cancer center in South Dakota will bear the names of Don Meyer and his wife, providing an enduring legacy for the legendary basketball coach and his primary caregiver. The Don and Carmen Meyer Center of Excellence will house the new Avera Cancer Institute at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen.
A husband and wife were involved in an apparent murder-suicide at a residential care center in Worthington Friday evening. Worthington Police officers responded to a report of gunshots fired in a room at Crossroads Care Center just before 10 p.m.
The National Weather Service’s office in Sioux Falls, S. D., posted a video of the tornado that damaged rural farms Monday in western Minnesota.
An attorney for the man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson last fall says prosecutors have been too slow to provide relevant medical records.
A man is in custody on several charges after an alleged carjacking in Sioux Falls. Police say the 36-year-old man fled on foot from the scene of a vehicle crash about 8:40 p.m. Sunday. They say he eventually assaulted a man in a parking lot, stole the man’s car and then assaulted a woman who was still inside the car.
A South Dakota lawmaker says he’ll ask the Legislature to repeal the death penalty in the session that starts Tuesday in Pierre.
Dakotas-based Sanford Health is opening a second clinic in the Minnesota city of Alexandria. Sanford said services that will be offered at the new clinic will range from pediatric cardiology to podiatry.
The man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has bonded out of a South Dakota jail. The Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls says 27-year-old Joseph Robert Patterson is no longer housed there.
About 100 people turned out at a Sioux Falls church on Tuesday night to mourn the slain 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. About a dozen family members attended the service for Tyrese Ruffin at First Evangelical Free Church, along with members of the public.