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Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Oct. 27, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

Black Hills Pioneer. October 22, 2021. Editorial: Black Hills State University needs to be heard Black Hills State University has plenty to boast about. But it seems university leadership and supporters need to crow a bit louder,...

Company moving ramen production to US, Black Hills

Oct. 27, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) — A California company plans to build one of the largest ramen producing facilities in the country in a small Black Hills community. Albany Farms CEO Bill Saller says the complex in Belle Fourche will include a flour mill, production factories...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 27, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= NSAA Playoffs= Class A= District A-1= Omaha Marian def. Lincoln High, 25-19, 25-13, 25-14 Papillion-LaVista South def. North Platte, 25-11, 25-11, 25-5 ...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 27, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Aberdeen Central def. Watertown, 17-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-20 Aberdeen Christian def. Herreid/Selby Area, 25-11, 25-12, 25-22 Aberdeen Roncalli def. Milbank, 25-8, 25-21, 25-16 Arlington def....

Man accused of fatal shooting, kidnapping in Jerauld County

Oct. 26, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Bond of $1 million cash has been set for a man accused in a fatal shooting and hostage situation in Jerauld County. According to the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, law enforcement officers responded to a Wessington...

Monday's Scores

Oct. 26, 2021 04:10 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= NSAA Playoffs= Class A= District A-1= North Platte def. Omaha South, 25-7, 25-10, 25-9 District A-2= Omaha North def. Omaha Benson, 25-19, 25-13,...

Monday's Scores

Oct. 26, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Chester def. Arlington, 25-16, 25-23, 23-25, 25-8 Colman-Egan def. Dell Rapids St. Mary, 25-12, 25-17, 25-9 Dakota Valley def. Tea Area, 25-13, 25-16, 25-21 Edgemont def. Pine Ridge, 25-19,...

South Dakota House, Senate at odds over redistricting maps

Oct. 25, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Committees in the South Dakota House and Senate approved different legislative district maps on Monday, showing a schism among Republicans who lead each chamber over how to draw the political boundaries the state will use for the next decade. ...

Homicide investigation ongoing in Jerauld County

Oct. 25, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A homicide investigation is underway in a small community in eastern South Dakota, according to authorities. The Jerauld County State’s Attorney on Sunday confirmed the homicide investigation in Wessington Springs involves one victim and that...

College students design dating app that matches memes

Oct. 25, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — What’s scarier than the terrors of Halloween? For many people, it’s trying to find love on a dating app. Computer science students from South Dakota Mines have built a new dating app, Lafdr, that matches people based on their taste in memes....