Train Hits Washout In South Dakota; 2 Crew Members RescuedTwo crew members had to be rescued when a freight train derailed after hitting a washout in southwestern South Dakota. Pennington County authorities say the eastbound Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad derailed early Friday when the train came across a washout caused by flash flooding in New Underwood.
SD Sanford Health & Surgeon Accused Of Fraud, KickbacksTwo doctors employed by Sanford Health are suing the company and one of its neurosurgeons, accusing them of defrauding the federal government and harming patients by performing unnecessary surgeries. Dustin Bechtold and Bryan Wellman filed the lawsuit in 2016, and a federal judge unsealed it Thursday.
Judge OKs Execution Of South Dakota Man In 1993 SlayingA South Dakota judge has signed off on the execution of a man convicted of stabbing a former co-worker to death 27 years ago during a burglary at a doughnut shop. Judge Robert Mandel granted a motion Tuesday for an early November execution for Charles Rhines.
Fugitive In S.D. Triple-Shooting Arrested In MinneapolisAuthorities say 34-year-old Ramon Deron Smith had been on the run since the June 8 shooting that killed 42-year-old Larry Carr Jr.
2 Sentenced For Trafficking Fentanyl From MinnesotaHomeland Security helped in the investigation that led to the two men pleading guilty to drug conspiracy in February.
2 Bodies In Garbage Truck Pulled From Flooded RiverThe South Dakota Highway Patrol says the bodies of the 61-year-old driver and 46-year-old passenger were inside the truck when it was pulled from the river Sunday.
2 Missing After Truck Enters Flooded South Dakota RiverAuthorities in South Dakota are searching for two men missing after a garbage truck went into a flooded river.
Project Provides 'Hope' For 16K Abused, Neglected KidsRepresentatives say a project that provides backpacks to abused or neglected children entering the social services system has served more than 16,000 children in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota since its launch in 2008.
Minnesota Company Aims To Explore Gold In Black Hills ForestA Minnesota company is preparing to conduct exploratory drilling for gold near Silver City in the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota while two other companies have withdrawn bids to drill on forest land.
Company Tied To Polygamous Sect Buys Land Near Grand MaraisA company tied to a man who led a polygamous sect's South Dakota compound has purchased about 40 acres of land in northern Minnesota.
S.D. Senate Panel OKs Concealed Handguns Without PermitSenate President Pro Tempore Brock Greenfield, the bill's sponsor, says people are being asked to "lease back" their constitutionally protected right to bear firearms.
1 Dead After Small Plane Crash In South DakotaOne person is dead after a small engine plane crashed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Tuesday.
Land For Outdoor Recreation Donated To State Of South DakotaA conservation organization has gifted 580 acres of land in northeast South Dakota to the state for outdoor recreation.
Minnesota Teen Found Dead In S.D. Dorm Room Died Of Heart DefectThe mother of a Minnesota teen found dead in his dorm room at Northern State University in South Dakota says her son died of an undetected heart defect.
Student From Minnesota Found Dead In South Dakota Dorm RoomAuthorities say a college freshman from Minnesota has been found dead in his dorm room at Northern State University in South Dakota.