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Two Dead, Six Injured In Alcester Crash

Driver unintentionally stepped on gas instead of brake

Photo Courtesy: Shaleen AllenUPDATE (5:13 p.m.) ALCESTER – South Dakota Highway Patrol officials say the investigation into Monday’s fatal crash in Alcester continues to indicate that the incident was unintentional. Two people were killed and six others were injured when a vehicle ran into Alcester Care and Rehab Center, hitting seven people who were coming out of the building. The…

No Injuries Reported In Late Night House Fire

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a fire at 330 North Spring Avenue shortly after 10:30 Sunday night. First-arriving crews found a dumpster fire located close to the building causing an exterior corner of the building to catch fire. All residents of the building were evacuated. The fire was quickly extinguished and crews searched…

2017 South Dakota Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Ten South Dakotans were introduced today as the 2017 state Hall of Fame inductees. They are professionals in industries like agriculture, education and medicine. The ten were selected from a group of nominees. Board members say making the choice is never easy with so many qualified applicants. The inductees are being honored for their outstanding work…

Witnesses Testify In Dell Rapids Manslaughter Motions Hearing

A Dell Rapids man accused of shooting and killing another man in November, told investigators he meant to shoot the victim in the shoulder, not the head. Alex Wittenberg is facing manslaughter charges in the death of 39-year-old Johnathan Puttman. Authorities say last November, Wittenberg and his girlfriend, who was Puttman’s estranged wife, were waiting to drop off her kids…

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends Sees Record Fundraising Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Hy-vee Sanford Legends announced a record fundraising year today at the Sanford Fieldhouse in Sioux Falls. $210,000 was raised for local youth sports organizations, pushing the total donated since 2005 to $1.89M. The program provides opportunities for student-athletes to learn alongside celebrity athletes through sporting clinics and camps held in Sioux Falls. More than 4,500 student…

Crews Searching Missouri River For Missing Swimmer

Elk Point, S.D. — Authorities are searching the Missouri River near Burbank Beach after a report of a 27-year-old man that went missing in the water near the South Dakota-Nebraska border. The report was made around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities said a group of six people was swimming on a sand bar when one of them stepped off and went…

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood To Perform At Premier Center

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 21st at 10 a.m.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Entertainer of the Year in 2017, Garth Brooks and Grammy award-winning superstar Trisha Yearwood will bring The Garth Brooks World Tour to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center Saturday, September 16th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 21st at 10 a.m. at www.ticketmaster.com, or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000. This will be the last South Dakota/Minnesota appearance…

Syngenta To Appeal $218M Verdict In Seed Case

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas federal jury’s awarding of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued the company over its introduction of a genetically modified corn seed variety. Syngenta says in a statement that it is “disappointed” by Friday’s verdict after a three-week trial in Kansas City, Kansas. That…

Miss SDSU Miranda Mack Crowned Miss South Dakota 2017

Mack is a student at South Dakota State University, and held the local title of Miss SDSU

misssd.org misssd.org HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (MISSSD.ORG) – Miranda Mack, 21, of Redfield was crowned Miss South Dakota 2017 Saturday night. Her platform is “All for Music.” For her talent, she performed the operatic aria “Habanera.” She is the daughter of Hugh and Cari Mack, is a student at South Dakota State University, and held the local title of Miss SDSU….

Mickelson Wins SF School Board Seat

SIOUX FALLS – Cynthia Mickelson will serve as the newest member of the Sioux Falls school board. Mickelson won Tuesday’s election with 52.5% of the vote. The Sioux Falls businesswoman tallied 2,278 total votes. She will take office on July 10. Mickelson replaces Doug Morris, whose term expires at the end of the month. Randy Dobberpuhl finished with second with…

No Injuries In Car Vs. Pole Accident

Driver cited for careless driving

SIOUX FALLS – A car vs. pole accident had drivers looking for a different route Monday night. The accident happened just after 6 p.m. on the 5600 block of West 41st St. The collision left power lines hanging down to the street. Police diverted traffic until the area was cleared. No injuries were reported. The driver was cited for careless…

Gregory County Man Arrested For Murder

Chance Harruff, 46, arrested for second degree murder

GREGORY COUNTY – A Dallas, South Dakota man has been arrested for second degree murder. Attorney General Marty Jackley says Chance Harruff, 46, is charged in the death of 38-year-old Kristi Olson, who is also from Dallas. Authorities responded Thursday to an incident at a home on the 400 block of Highway 18. An autopsy was scheduled after authorities deemed…