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Texas man who invoked ‘affluenza’ defense released from jail

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A 20-year-old Texas man who as a teenager invoked “affluenza” in his defense after killing four people in a drunken wreck has been released from jail. Tarrant County sheriff’s spokesman David McClelland says Ethan Couch was released Monday from the county jail near Dallas after serving nearly two years...
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Winter Storm Could Dump 4-6 Inches of Snow on Central SD

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 10pm Monday, April 2, 2018, until 1pm Tuesday, April 3, 2018. In this episode of “KGFX Beyond the Mic,” Dakota Radio Group news and farm director Jody Heemstra talked with Weather Eye meteorologist Nick Carlyle to find out more about the system approaching Central South Dakota....
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Pedestrian struck and killed in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a man was struck and killed while crossing a street in Rapid City. Police say the 38-year-old Rapid City man was killed about 8 p.m. Sunday while walking across a busy street outside of the crosswalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has not...
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University of Sioux Falls student athlete killed in crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – University of Sioux Falls officials say a student athlete has died in a traffic crash and another has been seriously injured. Head football coach Jon Anderson says junior wide receiver Courtney Beane was killed in the crash Sunday morning in Sioux Falls. Junior defensive end Jared Brito was seriously...
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Report: Midwest business conditions index rose again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A report says a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has surged again – a sign of continued improvement in regional economic conditions. The report released Monday says the Mid-America Business Conditions Index hit 62.1 in March, compared with 59.7 in February. The January figure was 57.3....
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Angeli Lange Named T.F. Riggs “Warrior of the Month” for March

The “Warrior of the Month” award was created as a way to recognize students involved in athletics, fine arts, and other extracurricular activities at T.F. Riggs High School. This award is presented to our students in partnership with the South Dakota National Guard. All individuals nominated are then voted on by the Riggs High...
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Mega Millions jackpot up to $521 million as drawing nears

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A giant lottery jackpot has grown a bit bigger. The Mega Millions jackpot climbed from $502 million to $521 million ahead of Friday night’s drawing as more players bought tickets. It’s the nation’s 10th largest lottery jackpot. No one has matched all six numbers drawn since January. It costs...
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Indian Motorcycle Company Releases Black Hills Edition Bike

STURGIS, SD (KBHB)- With the Sturgis Rally in mind, the Indian Motorcycle Company just released a special edition Black Hills Motorcycle. It’s called the Black Hills Indian Chieftain Elite and it’s currently on display at Indian Motorcycle Sturgis. Matt Hensley is sales manager at Indian Motorcycles and says the one on display one of...
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Prairie Dog Bounties Start in Standing Rock in April

Jeff Kelly with Standing Rock Game Fish And Parks says they will be starting a prairie dog bounty in April, here is Jeff Kelly with the details. Kelly tells about where the bounty applies.   Here is where you can find more information about the bounty.
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Spring Load Restrictions Start Today on Parts of Highways 271 and 20

Effective at 3 p.m. CDT today (March 30, 2018) Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be in effect on parts of SD highways 271 and 20. According to the South Dakota Department of Transportation, about seven miles of SD Highway 271 from Main Street in Java to the Campbell County Line and 13 miles of...
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