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3 Who Sneaked Onto SD Racetrack Hurt In Crash

Three 19-year-old males who authorities say sneaked onto a dirt racetrack in the southeastern South Dakota town of Jefferson to turn some laps were injured when their car rolled.

04/01/2013

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SD Governor Signs Cellphone Ban For Young Drivers

outh Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that prohibits beginning drivers from using cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.

03/20/2013

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Crews Recover Teen’s Body From Icy S. Dakota River

Crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old girl who drowned after a fast-moving, icy river in South Dakota dragged her and another man away as they tried to save her 6-year-old brother, authorities said Friday. The search for the man is ongoing.

03/15/2013

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After 30 Years, College Baseball To End At Dome

The Twins’ old home. The Metrodome is still alive with baseball this time of year but it’s the final year. With the dome set to be torn down at the end of the Vikings season, it’s the end of another era this winter – college baseball under the roof.

03/09/2013

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SD Leads Nation In Native American Poverty Rate

South Dakota leads the nation in the percentage of Native Americans living below the poverty line, and more than half of the Native Americans in the state’s second largest city live in poverty, according to new U.S. Census data released Wednesday.

02/20/2013

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SD House Panel Approves Longer Abortion Wait

A bill that could require some women seeking abortions to wait longer after first seeing a doctor was approved Friday by a South Dakota House committee after supporters said women need time to reflect and seek counseling before ending a pregnancy.

02/15/2013

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Kids Forced Into Subzero Temperatures In SD

A South Dakota woman has been charged with neglect after reportedly kicking five children out of her home and into subzero temperatures over the weekend.

01/28/2013

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Former Vikings Linebacker To Speak At Clinic

A former Minnesota Vikings linebacker is scheduled to speak at a football clinic in Sioux Falls on Friday.

01/25/2013

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New Leader Appointed To ATF’s St. Paul Office

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has appointed a veteran agent to lead operations in Minnesota and surrounding states, the agency announced Tuesday.

01/22/2013

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Spotlight Falls On S.D. Teen During Wrestling Match

A South Dakota high school wrestler had his moment in the spotlight cut short when the lighting fixture crashed down on him during a match.

01/22/2013

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Nearly 70 Horses Seized Due To Neglect In SD

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has started a criminal investigation after nearly 70 horses were impounded for neglect.

01/17/2013

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SD Artist Starts Crane Project For Newtown School

Like most Americans, a former art teacher in a tiny western South Dakota town watched stunned as details about last month’s shooting at a Connecticut elementary school emerged.

01/11/2013

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ND Couple Accused Of Building Scam In South Dakota

A North Dakota couple is facing charges in South Dakota for an alleged building scam.

01/09/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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Corn Palace Director Elected To Fairs Board

The director of the world’s only Corn Palace has been elected to represent South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin on the International Association of Fairs and Expositions board of directors.

12/17/2012

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