Single Engine Airplane

South Dakota Native to Attempt Solo Flight Around the World

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota native is about to embark in a solo flight around the world.  Matthew Guthmiller is scheduled to begin his trip Wednesday in California. The Aberdeen man would stop in his hometown that day, too.  Guthmiller plans to make 20 stops in 13 countries on five continents in...
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Governor Mike Rounds

Rounds’ Fundraising Pace Slows; Leads Cash on Hand

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The fundraising pace for Mike Rounds’ campaign for U.S. Senate slowed during the month and a half leading up to the June Republican primary, but the former governor still has the edge in cash on hand.  Federal Election Commission reports show that Rounds raised about $175,000 between April 1...
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A State Seal of South Dakota

South Dakota Indian Education Director Amiotte Starts June 9

   PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Lowell Amiottewill be the next director of the South Dakota Office of Indian Education. Amiotte is an Oglala Lakota tribal member born on the Pine Ridge reservation.   State Education Secretary Melody Schopp announced the appointment at a recent State-Tribal Relations Committee meeting.   Schopp says the position is a huge undertaking...
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Fire Axe and Helmet

No Foul Play Suspected in SD School Fire

 HOVEN, S.D. (AP) – Hoven firefighter Rick Schaefer says officials have no reason to suspect foul play in a fire that destroyed the town’s junior and senior high school.  Schaefer says that the cause of the Sunday blaze isn’t known. The state fire marshal’s office will be investigating.  Schaefer estimates that more than 100...
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