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White Named Top Executive At Sanford Health In Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Nate White has been named to the top post of Sanford Health in Fargo. White has been the chief operating officer for Sanford since 2012. He takes over as executive vice president for longtime administrator Paul Richard, who will retire later this year. White graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in 2000 and…

Workforce Education Grants Totaling Over $1 Million Awarded

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Department of Education says four South Dakota school districts and one private nonprofit corporation have been awarded workforce education grants totaling over $1 million. The agency said Thursday that the five grants are for projects ranging from developing a new architecture and construction program at Webster Area School District to creating a new agriculture…

Interim President Named At School Of Mines And Technology

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An interim president has been named at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology as officials seek a permanent replacement for Heather Wilson. Wilson submitted her resignation effective Wednesday after the U.S. Senate confirmed her as Air Force secretary. The state Board of Regents says Jan Puszynski will serve as interim president until a national…

Summer Fashion With TH Grey

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Coming from a small town in South Dakota, Trish Tilberg has mixed her sense of practicality with her love of high fashion to create her online boutique, TH Grey. Tilberg started TH Grey six months ago and runs the all operations of the boutique herself. While her collection is sold exclusively online, Tilberg says she is looking for…

Deadly End To Rapid City Standoff

RAPID CITY, S.D.- A four-hour standoff between a man and police in Rapid City came to a deadly end on Thursday afternoon. The Rapid City-Pennington County Special Response Team used lethal force on the man they say threatened an officer with a pistol at the Harmony Heights Apartment Complex. Police were called for a welfare check around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday…

Crews Search Mississippi River For Missing U Of M Student

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)- Crews are searching the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis for a missing University of Minnesota student who apparently was swept into the water. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board says Grant Keiner told Park Police officers that he and his 22-year-old roommate Christopher Stanley climbed a fence to sit along the river. Keiner said a large wave swept…

Casey’s General Store Burglarized Overnight

On-Going Investigation At 5th Street and Kiwanis Ave. Store

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Police Department was called to Casey’s General Store near 5th Street and Kiwanis Avenue at around 2:40 a.m. Thursday morning for reports of a burglary. Surveillance video showed the suspect used a rock to break the glass front door to steal merchandise. The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. There was an employee…

Lit Fireplace Causes House Fire In Central Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A lit fireplace that spilled over caused a house fire in central Sioux Falls on Tuesday morning. A man and woman were inside their home on Summit Avenue and 2nd Street when they saw smoke and called 911, according to Battalion Chief Mark Bukovich. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue arrived at the house five minutes later with 22 firefighters…

UPDATE: Driver Airlifted To Hospital In Early Morning Rollover

DELL RAPIDS, S.D.- A driver was airlifted to a local hospital after a rollover crash in Dell Rapids early Monday morning. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene at Jasper Street and 482nd Avenue around 12:25 a.m. on Monday for a single-car rollover accident. Authorities say the driver was ejected after the car rolled over through a ditch…

Man Accused Of Using Belt On Girl Who Refused To Do Laundry

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – A 42-year-old Sioux City man has been accused of using a belt on his daughter after she refused to do laundry. Court records say Ricardo Cordova-Larios is charged with child endangerment causing injury. He was arrested Sunday. Jail records show he remained in custody Wednesday. His attorney didn’t immediately return a call from The Associated…

The Market Reveals Spanish-Inspired Menu For Restaurant Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Downtown Sioux Falls’ Restaurant Week is in full swing as the top restaurants in downtown show off their best items for their limited edition menus. The Market’s Restaurant Week menu was inspired by a picture of Spanish pozole, according to their head chef. Chef Greg Springer from The Market says the dishes incorporate a unique blend of spices…

Three Injured In Overnight Rollover Crash

BALTIC, S.D.- Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle rollover accident near 250th Street and 477th Avenue, about 2 miles east of the Baltic Corner. First responding crews discovered one of the three teenage passengers was ejected from the vehicle. Two occupants were transported by ambulance for serious, but non-life threatening injuries while the third occupant received minor…

Oil In Pipeline Under Missouri River Reservoir

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline says oil has been placed in the pipe under a Missouri River reservoir and the full line will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a court filing Monday. The move comes despite months of protests and the objections of two American Indian tribes who…