Mountain Lion

New SD Mountain Lion Season Brings Expanded Quotas

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – It’s the start of an expanded mountain lion season for hunters in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The state Game Fish and Parks Commission has set a quota of 100 lions, a record in the seven years of lion seasons. The quotas have been gradually increased primarily to...
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Horse and Rider

Dakota Men Hanged in 1862 to be Honored in Mankato After Two Week Horseback Ride from SD

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – About 150 Native Americans are expected in Mankato to honor the 38 Dakota men who were hanged in 1862. KTOE radio reports a new monument will be dedicated at Reconciliation Park in Mankato in a Wednesday morning ceremony. It’s believed to be the location where the executions took place at...
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Fire Helmet

Fire Destroys Hunting Bus on Farm Near Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a bus used to transport hunters was destroyed by fire on a farm near Pierre. Pierre Rural Fire Department Chief Jason Roggow says operators at a guide service jump-started the bus Monday and left the engine running unattended. Roggow tells the Pierre Capitol Journal the engine compartment caught...
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Christmas Ornament

Today is Last Day to View Capitol Christmas Display

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Today is the final day for residents to view the decorated Christmas trees in the South Dakota Capitol. The annual Christmas at the Capitol holiday display is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. CST. Representatives of organizations and communities who decorated the more than 90 trees...
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