Sioux Falls Man Accused Of Sitting On Woman, Cutting Off Her NipplesA Sioux Falls man is accused of sitting on a woman and slicing off her nipples with a pair of scissors. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says 45-year-old Tony Ledbetter attacked the woman during an argument Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with domestic aggravated assault.
Chelsea Clinton To Campaign For Hillary In Sioux FallsHillary Clinton's daughter is planning a stop in Sioux Falls to campaign for her presidential candidate mother. Clinton's campaign says Chelsea Clinton's appearance is set for Wednesday. Other details weren't immediately released.
South Dakota's Largest Solar Farm Begins Generating PowerThe largest solar farm in South Dakota is gearing up to start producing electricity. Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the 9-acre, $2 million solar farm at the Pierre airport, after about two months of construction.
Authorities Arrest Naked Intruder In S.D. Woman's ApartmentAuthorities say a 29-year-old Salem man has been arrested after he was found naked inside a woman's apartment.
Mount Rushmore Is About To Turn 75Next month, Mount Rushmore National Memorial marks 75 years of public pervasiveness, ending up in movies and comics and on quarter-dollar coins.
Dakota Flute-Maker, Player Earns Highest Folk HonorThere was a time when Bryan Akipa knew nothing of flutes. But that was long ago, before the budding artist stumbled across a wooden mallard-head flute in the studio of his mentor, sparking a fascination that led to a career in both making and playing the distinctive Dakota flutes.
Federal Government Suspends Work On Part Of Dakota PipelineThe government's order came minutes after a judge rejected a request by the Standing Rock Sioux to halt construction of the $3.8 billion, four-state pipeline.
Vendor Sales At Sturgis Down 55 PercentVendor sales at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally were down 55 percent from last year's landmark 75th anniversary event.
S.D. Art Center Displays Final Painting By Terry RedlinThe Redlin Art Center in South Dakota is unveiling the final painting by the late outdoors artist Terry Redlin. Executive Director Julie Ranum says the center in Watertown will put the painting on display Friday and leave it up for viewing until Sept. 19.
S.D. School District Moves Ahead With Armed Employee PolicyThe first South Dakota school district to allow approved employees to carry guns appears to be moving ahead with the program, though officials have declined to provide details, citing security reasons, and said they are "done talking about it."
FBI Seeks Help ID'ing Man Found Dead On South Dakota ReservationThe FBI is seeking the public's help identifying a man found dead on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The body of a man is his 30s or 40s was found Aug. 20 in a wooded area in Porcupine. Authorities didn't release details about how he died.
S.D. Sees First Case Of Zika VirusSouth Dakota's Health Department says a state resident has tested positive for the Zika virus — the first such case in the state.