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Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Oct. 20, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

Yankton Press & Dakotan. October 18, 2021. Editorial: South Dakota Redistricting: Redrawing The State South Dakotans are finding out a few things in the once-in-a-decade exercise of legislative redistricting currently being conducted by state...

Police: Rapid City stabbing victim, suspect were associated

Oct. 20, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A suspect in a fatal stabbing in Rapid City had an “association” with the victim, according to investigators. Officers were called to the crime scene about 4 a.m. Tuesday and found the 24-year-old victim on the ground with several stab...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 20, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Adams Central def. Holdrege, 25-16, 21-25, 25-17 Ainsworth def. South Loup, 26-24, 27-25, 25-23 Amherst def. Gothenburg, 18-25, 25-23, 18-25, 25-22, 15-13 Archbishop Bergan def....

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 20, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Aberdeen Central def. Mitchell, 19-25, 25-8, 25-19, 25-27, 15-11 Alcester-Hudson def. Freeman Academy/Marion, 25-13, 25-11, 25-19 Arlington def. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 25-19, 21-25, 25-20, 25-15 ...

South Dakota lawmakers craft proposal for recreational pot

Oct. 19, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults while repealing much of the state's new medical marijuana law. The Adult-Use Marijuana Study Subcommittee, which has been studying the issue...

Group seeks to convert old railroad line to recreation trail

Oct. 19, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Advocates of a new outdoor recreational project in southeast South Dakota are asking state regulators for permission to convert an old railroad line into a trail for cyclists, hikers and horseback riders. The Friends of the Tabor to Platte Rail to...

Monday's Scores

Oct. 18, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Bridgewater-Emery def. Sioux Falls Lutheran, 25-20, 25-7, 25-15 Ethan def. Avon, 25-10, 25-19, 25-22 Groton Area def. Langford, 25-20, 25-19, 25-20 Hamlin def. Castlewood, 20-25, 25-15, 25-21,...

2 dead; child sustains life-threatening injuries in crash

Oct. 18, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man and a woman died and a 5-year-old child suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash about 5 miles south of Rapid City. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said the 31-year-old male driver of a compact SUV and his...

South Dakota lawmakers summon key figures for Noem inquiry

Oct. 18, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers have summoned two people who were present at a meeting Gov. Kristi Noem held last year that included her daughter, Kassidy Peters, and state employees who were overseeing Peters' application for a real estate appraiser license. ...

South Dakota lawmakers split over records lawsuit payment

Oct. 18, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Top South Dakota lawmakers are feuding over whether taxpayers should pay for the state House speaker's legal defense as he faces a lawsuit for refusing to release the names of House legislators who supported a special session this year. Sen. Lee...