Federal Prosecutors to Hold Office Hours in Pine Ridge

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Attorney’s Office in South Dakota is going to hold weekly office hours on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The federal prosecutors say they’ll be on the reservation each Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The goal is to give citizens better access and ease communication. Residents...
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Dakotas, Tribes Getting Historic Preservation Grants

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Both Dakotas and tribes in the two states are getting federal grant money for historic preservation work. The grants are through the Interior Department and National Park Service. They’re aimed at efforts that help preserve historic places, culture and traditions. The state of North Dakota is getting about $437,000 and...
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May Snow Slows Travel, Knocks Out Power in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – April showers have given way to May snow. Sioux Falls and other parts of eastern South Dakota are waking up to snow-covered roads and power outages this May Day. Meteorologists say about 5 inches of snow has fallen near Crooks and about 3 1/2 inches at Sioux Falls. The...
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Vendors at the 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may now apply for a South Dakota tax license

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Revenue is now accepting sales tax license applications for the 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Vendors doing business at the 2017 rally are required to have a South Dakota sales tax license for each vendor space before opening for business in South Dakota. The deadline to apply...
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Biker Mauled by Buffalo Sues South Dakota Ranchers

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A North Dakota woman is suing a South Dakota ranch after she says she was mauled by a buffalo as she drove by the ranch on her motorcycle. Marisol Heidrich, of Minot, North Dakota, contends that Mickelson Ranch and its owners are negligent, because they allegedly failed to take...
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Elizabeth Nesland Crowned Miss South Dakota’s Outstanding Teen 2017

HOTSPRINGS SD – Elizabeth Nesland, 17, of Rapid City was crowned Miss South Dakota’s Outstanding Teen Sunday afternoon. She played an electric violin version of “The Phantom of the Opera,” and was the winner of the interview award as well as the Messenger Award, given to the contestant the judges feel shows exceptional personal...
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Governor’s Awards for History Presented April 29th

PIERRE SD – The South Dakota State Historical Society presented its annual Governor’s Awards for History on April 29 at its annual history conference in Sioux Falls. Recipients included, seated from left, Keith L. Crew of Philip, Individual; the Arlington Community Museum (represented by Martin Murphy), Organization; Jon K. Lauck of Sioux Falls, Schell...
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Interviews Begin for Pierre City Administrator Finalists

PIERRE, S.D. –The Pierre City Commission will host two finalists for the Pierre City Administrator job this week. They are Keith Senger of Pierre and Anthony Tolstedt of Douglas, Wyoming.  Current City Administrator, Leon Schochenmaier, will retire from the position in June. Senger is currently a Division Director for the South Dakota Bureau of...
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House Fire in Blunt is a Total Loss Sunday Evening

BLUNT SD – The Blunt Fire Department was called to a fire of an unoccupied home in Blunt at about 7:30pm Sunday night.  Ron Moehring with the Blunt Fire Department  informed it was a total loss. Blunt, Harrold and a division of Pierre Fire all assisted with the blaze. The Blunt Fire Department remained on scene following...
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Win 2 tickets to see Faith Hill & Tim McGraw at their Soul 2 Soul World Tour

Win 2 tickets to see Faith Hill & Tim McGraw at their Soul 2 Soul World Tour Concert June 9th at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. Full contest rules are below but stop in to these participating sponsor locations to get registered to win! Grand prize drawing to be held May...
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