Snow and Wintry Road Conditions

3 South Dakota Cities Break Snowfall Records Yesterday

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The latest spring snowstorm to hit the Dakotas was another record-breaker.  The National Weather Service says the 2.9 inches of snow that fell in Sioux Falls on Thursday broke the city record for the date of 0.6 inches in 1978. The 3.3 inches in Huron broke that city’s...
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Judge Denies a Request in Pierre Shooting Death Case

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Attorneys representing a Pierre teenager accused of killing another teen will not be allowed to interview a key witness in the case.  Sixteen-year-old Braiden McCahren has pleaded not guilty to murder in the shooting death last Dec. 18 of 16-year-old Dalton Williams in the McCahren home. McCahren is accused...
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Frank Farrar

Former Governor Wins Gubernatorial Buttons

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former Governor Frank Farrar has won a collection of gubernatorial inaugural ball buttons representing nearly eight decades of South Dakota politics.  The collection was raffled off as a fundraiser for the Hughes and Stanley County Republicans. Former state Sen. Homer Harding donated the 49-button set.  Harding spent years amassing...
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Confederate Flag Removed from Hot Springs VA Hospital

  HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Officials at the Veterans Affairs medical center in Hot Springs have removed a Confederate flag from a historical display after some patients complained. VA Black Hills Health Care System Director Steve DiStasio tells the Rapid City Journal that he will meet with the veterans next week to talk...
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