Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Attendees Spreading COVID-19 Infections Fast, FarThe hundreds of thousands of bikers who attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may have departed western South Dakota, but public health departments in multiple states are trying to measure how much and how quickly the coronavirus spread in bars, tattoo shops and gatherings before people traveled home to nearly every state in the country.
2 Executives At Fargo Company Killed In South Dakota CrashTwo executives of an agriculture equipment dealer who were lifelong friends have died in a highway crash in South Dakota, according to the company.
Crowds Of Bikers Gather At Sturgis Rally, With Little Signs Of COVID-19 PrecautionsThe coronavirus may be changing the world, but there aren't many signs of the pandemic at the massive annual motorcycle rally being held this week at a small city along Interstate 90 in western South Dakota.
South Dakota Governor Uses COVID-19 Restrictions Elsewhere, Including Minnesota, To Lure BusinessesGov. Kristi Noem is using COVID-19 restrictions in other states to lure businesses to relocate to South Dakota.
Anticipated Crowd Of 250,000 At Annual Sturgis Rally Amid Rising COVID-19 InfectionsMore than 250,000 people are expected to rumble through western South Dakota, seeking the freedom of cruising the boundless landscapes in a state that has skipped lockdowns.
DNA Leads Police To Arrest Sioux Falls Man, 79, In 1974 Willmar Murder Of Mae HermanPolice on Thursday arrested a South Dakota man in a 1974 cold-case homicide in Minnesota after using DNA to link him to the killing 46 years ago.
Reality Check: Is South Dakota's Strategy Of Luring Minnesota Businesses A New Tactic?The state of South Dakota has launched a major marketing campaign-- in Minnesota. It's unusual not just because it's targeting Minnesota businesses, but because it's asking them to re-locate due to Minnesota's pandemic shut down.
South Dakota Town Named After Battle Of Gettysburg Removes Confederate Flag From LogoOfficials have confirmed that a logo that included a Confederate flag has been removed from police department cars, buildings and patches in a small South Dakota community named for the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg.
South Dakota Governor, Exposed To COVID-19, Joined Trump On JetShortly after fireworks above Mount Rushmore disappeared into the night sky on Friday, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem accompanied President Donald Trump aboard Air Force One despite having had close contact with Trump’s son’s girlfriend, who had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Trump To Push Forward On Fireworks Display At Mount Rushmore, Drawing Sharp CriticismThe event is slated to include fighter jets thundering over the 79-year-old stone monument in South Dakota's Black Hills and the first fireworks display at the site since 2009.
'Faces Of The Conquerors': Trump's Planned Mount Rushmore Trip Draws FirePresident Donald Trump’s plans to kick off Independence Day with a showy display at Mount Rushmore are drawing sharp criticism from Native Americans who view the monument as a desecration of land violently stolen from them and used to pay homage to leaders hostile to native people.