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Update: DOT Fully Reopens I90 in South Dakota

Interstate from Wall to Chamberlain cleared for travel

UPDATE After two days of closures due to this latest winter storm, the Department of Transportation has finally been able to clear and reopen I90 between Rapid City and Chamberlain. Officials say Interstate 90 is now completely open, with the last stretch from Wall to Chamberlain opened at 10 a.m. CDT, both east and westbound lanes. #sdwx #ulmer — SDDOT…

Grocery Ad Sent to Arkansas Stores Says ‘Heaven Has a Wall’

Screenshot of Weekly Ad for Mac’s Cash SaverCAMDEN, Ark. – A grocery store chain is facing criticism after it sent out a weekly ad to stores in Arkansas and Louisiana that included the message: “Heaven has a wall.” The Mac’s Cashsaver ad was distributed in the Arkansas cities of Camden, Magnolia and El Dorado, and in northern Louisiana. The front…

Pierre Woman Identified as Teen Killed in I-90 Crash

WALL, S.D. – Authorities say a 19-year-old woman from Pierre was the teenager who died in an interstate crash near Wall last week. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety on Sunday identified the victim as Katie Kloos. Authorities say Kloos was a passenger in a car that was trying to pass an SUV on icy I-90 on Tuesday. The…

Businesses Back Open After Building Facade Scare

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-City officials say the exterior that’s protruding from the Vishnu Bunny Tattoo Parlor on Phillips Avenue isn’t as dangerous as they initially thought. This is good news for the businesses on that block. “I’m feeling good. The wall didn’t come down, so that’s a really good thing and they’ve assured it up, up front and engineers said it’s…

Local Red Cross Volunteer Helps In Houston, Shares Stories of Heartache And Hope

Organization Has Sent More Than 100 Volunteers From The Dakotas To Areas Hit By Hurricane Harvey, Irma

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Since Hurricane Harvey and Irma hit, the American Red Cross has provided nearly 1 million overnight stays to victims. They have opened shelters in 8 states, as well as in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. More than 100 North and South Dakotans have answered the call for help as well. “It’s just natural for me to…

Safety Tips For Paddlers From An Instructor: ‘Everyone will swim at one point or another’

We first told you about a water rescue at Wall Lake Tuesday. A camp counselor was kayaking, when authorities say the kayak took on water. The group she was with called 911 when they couldn’t see her. She was found in the water a short time later uninjured. Authorities say the life jacket she was wearing possibly prevented a tragedy…

Semitrailer Crash On I-90 In Pennington County Kills Driver

WALL, S.D. (AP) – A semitrailer crash on Interstate 90 in Pennington County has killed a man. The Highway Patrol says the semi pulling two trailers went off the roadway into a pasture about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The 45-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene about 14 miles east of Wall. Authorities say some diesel fuel from the semi…