South Dakota’s Department of Social Services is denying claims of racial discrimination against Native Americans who applied for jobs at the agency’s office on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
About 800 bison are being auctioned Saturday on a ranch in south central North Dakota, in one of the biggest such sales in the country this year.
A small town in northern Minnesota lost its mayor and a teacher in separate deadly accidents on the same day and on the same stretch of highway.
Jackrabbit Women Win 74-65
The SDSU women’s basketball team improved to 5-2 with a 74-65 win over Portland State.
USD Women Beat 6-0 Bulldogs 92-87
The South Dakota women’s basketball worked overtime to hand unbeaten Drake their first loss 92-87.
Botched Demolition Happened 10 Years Ago
Today marks the ten year anniversary of the planned demolition of the zip feed mill in Sioux Falls. For almost 5 decades the mill was the tallest structure in Sioux Falls. On December 3rd 2005 it was scheduled to come down, but as most of you know, the implosion did not work as planned. The building settled after the explosion meant to cut its base. The old mill tipped but would not fall.At 202 feet tall, it once dominated the skyline of downtown Sioux Falls. Built in 1957 the buildings time had passed and the move to revitalize that part of downtown meant the mill must come down. In its place would be something modern and new.
Senior leaders from the South Dakota National Guard visited the Republic of Suriname recently to reinforce a security partnership established in 2006.
Southeast Tech is one of seventeen colleges and universities nationwide being honored by University Business magazine in its Winter 2015 Models of Excellence recognition program.
Giving Tuesday, which fell on Dec. 1 this year, is a global day dedicated to giving back. The Avera Queen of Peace Foundation participated in this day to raise funds to help bring 3-D mammography to Mitchell.
South Dakota’s juvenile corrections programs have again reached the highest level status possible under a national project that measures conditions and treatment services provided to incarcerated youth.
The University of South Dakota Department of Nursing has added a new international clinical experience opportunity that will allow nursing students to travel to Guatemala to provide health care services to rural, indigenous people.
President Obama has called for flags at half-staff, effective immediately, out of respect for the victims whose lives were taken by the violence in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday, Dec. 2.
Recently released 2014 Abortion Statistics, published on the SD Department of Health website, show the number of reported abortions in South Dakota decreased. There were 551 total abortions reported performed in South Dakota in 2014 compared to 601 in 2013.
An organizer of more than two weeks of demonstrations outside a Minneapolis police station to protest the fatal shooting of a black man by police says she’s angry that officers evicted them and tore down their encampment.
148 snow alert tickets added since Wednesday morning
Sioux Falls handed out an additional 148 snow alert tickets Wednesday afternoon, pushing the total of snow alert violations to 796 from Monday’s snow event.
South Dakota’s public universities retain nearly three-quarters of their home-grown graduates in state, according to the latest Board of Regents’ placement study. The report was delivered to the regents at a meeting this week in Spearfish.
The federal government has threatened to remove the Rosebud Indian Health Service Hospital from the Medicare program because of regulatory violations.
Everett “Butch” Felix, Sr. is going to have a good Christmas this year…and he’s planning to make it a good holiday for others, too. The Sisseton man pledged to “pay it forward” when he claimed his $215,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot Dec. 2, 2015 at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.
The onset of winter has brought an end to another successful street construction season for the City of Sioux Falls.
Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender has formed a task force to study the future of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.