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Motorcycle Rider

Patrol Says 9 People Died During Sturgis rally

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says nine people died at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which officially ended on Sunday. The Patrol says eight people died in fatal accidents, including an Oakes, N.D., woman who was killed Friday when her motorcycle struck a pickup truck driven by a Colorado man. Authorities...
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Oahe Dam Powerhouse

Events Celebrating Anniversary of Oahe Dam Planned

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Historical Society is offering three programs this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the Oahe Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers designed and built the dam starting in 1948. It was dedicated on Aug. 17, 1962. On Friday, the Historical Society...
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Juggler

Jugglers Decend on Sioux Falls for International Competition

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Balls, clubs and rings have been flying through the air in Sioux Falls as jugglers from around the globe compete this week in the World Juggling Federation International Championships.   The event has brought together some of the best jugglers in the world to compete in events that test their endurance,...
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agriculture

South Dakota Corn and Soybean Production Expected to Drop

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Production estimates for the majority of crops in South Dakota are down from last year, as drought continues around the state.  The Department of Agriculture’s first forecast for 2012 estimates South Dakota’s corn crop at 519.4 million bushels, down 21 percent over the year, and the soybean crop at just...
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