The University of Minnesota has received a large and unexpected bequest from a South Dakota farmer and businesswoman. The $12.3 million gift from Millicent Atkins will go to the university’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.
A University of Minnesota dairy economist will speak at South Dakota University on Wednesday about current federal dairy legislation. Marin Bozic will talk at the Alfred Dairy Science Hall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The session is sponsored by the South Dakota Dairy Producers.
On Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.
North Dakota farmer Brett Kakela was only 27 in 2010 when he suffered a stroke that cost him the use of an arm and hampered his ability to walk. But the nonprofit Farm Rescue came to his aid just a few months later, providing free labor to help plant about 800 acres of wheat at his farm near Langdon.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is holding a public hearing on a proposal that would give a South Dakota-based company control over Fairview Health Services and the University of Minnesota’s medical center.
A South Dakota man has been found guilty in a child sex trafficking case.
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.
outh Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure that prohibits beginning drivers from using cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A former Minnesota Vikings linebacker is scheduled to speak at a football clinic in Sioux Falls on Friday.
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.