The season’s first snowstorm could be bad news for farmers in the Upper Midwest where corn remains in fields.
Rather than waiting for the U.S. government to come through with funding for a tri-state Missouri River water pipeline, its developers are lobbying Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota — states that will also benefit from the project — for upfront money to keep it progressing.
Republicans have seized control of the Senate for the first time in eight years.
A 26-year-old man is accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl at the Sioux Falls day care where he worked.
A 14-year-old Hartford girl died when she was run over by a pickup truck driven by her 16-year-old brother.
outh Dakota Lottery officials say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million has been sold in Mitchell. Officials say the ticket holder matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Powerball on Saturday’s drawing. The winning numbers are 6, 10, 51, 54, 57, and the Powerball is 12.
Human remains found in western South Dakota’s Lawrence County last week have been identified as those of a man whose disappearance 14 years ago prompted searches in three states. The remains are those of David F. Johnson, a retired dentist from Buffalo, Wyoming, who was reported missing on June 5, 2000, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department.
A Minnesota man has died from injuries he suffered when the semitrailer he was driving collided with a train in northeastern South Dakota.
A Brookings man has died in a rollover crash near Elkton. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 1999 Chevrolet Sedan was heading westbound near Elkton, when it ran off the roadway to the right, struck a culvert and vaulted over the road. The vehicle rolled and then came to rest in the south ditch.
A weed strong enough to stop combines and resist many herbicides has been confirmed in South Dakota for the first time, raising concerns it could spread and cut deeply into crop production in the Upper Midwest — one of the few areas it hadn’t yet invaded.
A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond.
Officials from South Dakota and Minnesota are working together to reintroduce thousands of lake sturgeon into Big Stone Lake. Representatives from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be at Hartford Beach State Park in South Dakota on Thursday.
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 volleyball coach at St. Mary High School in Dell Rapids who has publicly announced he’s gay says he’s being allowed to keep his job. Nate Alfson announced he was gay last week on the website http://www.outsports.com , and later said he was concerned about his future with the private Catholic school.