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Police Investigating Convenience Store Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Officers were called to the Shop ‘N Cart near the intersection of 10th Street and Sycamore Ave. for reports of an armed robbery shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday. An investigation revealed that a 40 to 50 year-old dark skinned male, approximately 5’6″ to 5’7″ with an average build, weighing 170-180 pounds, entered the business and demanded money….

Ex-State’s Attorney Accused Again Of Failing To Pay Taxes

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a former Bennett County state’s attorney convicted of tax evasion has once again failed to pay taxes. Forty-eight-year-old Kenneth Orrock, of Rapid City, is facing sentencing later this month after failing to pay $17,000 in federal taxes he had collected from his employees at the Black Hills Patrol security agency in 2015. Orrock…

Garth Brooks Adds Another Show To Sioux Falls Line-Up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – According to a release, Garth Brooks has added one more show in Sioux Falls for his World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The latest concert date released is Saturday, September 23rd at 3:00 p.m. at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. Tickets for this additional concert go on sale Thursday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m. Order tickets online at ticketmaster.com/GarthBrooks…

Brookings Man Sentenced In Large Illegal Drug Case

PIERRE, S.D.- A Brookings man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for conspiring to distribute large amounts of illegal drugs. Authorities began investigating 20-year-old Luis Cabrera last year when they intercepted packages linked to him that contained more than 2 pounds of heroin and about 5 pounds of meth. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says Cabrera pleaded…

At Least 16 Killed In Military Plane Crash

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on the deadly military plane crash in Mississippi (all times local): 7:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is offering condolences to the families of those who died in a tragic military plane crash in Mississippi. A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi on Monday, killing at…

Volunteer Group Helps Stranded Drivers On Reservations

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Ten people on two adjacent Native American reservations in South Dakota are volunteering this winter to help stranded motorists and emergency vehicles. These self-proclaimed road guardians on the sprawling Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations help tow vehicles, deliver fuel, change tires, provide traffic control at crash scenes and perform several other…

Construction Bids Due Soon For Aquatic Center In Mitchell

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption MITCHELL, S.D. Construction bids are due soon for a city aquatic center that Mitchell voters narrowly approved a year ago. Resident Ed Potzler, who’s been leading the charge against the project, believes it should be funded more by private dollars instead of the $8.1 million authorized by 54 percent of voters. But Mitchell City Councilman…

Suspect In Slaying On Pine Ridge Reservation In Custody

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption RAPID CITY, S.D. The suspect in a fatal shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation late last month is in custody. Authorities issued an arrest warrant for second-degree murder against 26-year-old Thomas Brewer after the slaying of Shawn Stevens on Nov. 30. The FBI earlier this month included Brewer on its most-wanted list. Rapid City…