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Rapid City-area homeowners sue county over sinkhole risks

Sep. 28, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

BLACK HAWK, S.D. (AP) — More than 150 homeowners in a development outside Rapid City are suing Meade County over risks to their properties after a sinkhole exposed an abandoned gypsum mine. The federal complaint filed Monday by Hideaway Hills residents in Black Hawk...

Guilty plea to manslaughter in fatal Aberdeen stabbing

Sep. 28, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man has changed his plea in a fatal stabbing as part of an agreement with prosecutors. Jacob Lane Lee Bad Wound, 24, has pleaded guilty to felony manslaughter in the death of Higinio Anthony Santiago who was found stabbed at an...

As daughter sought state license, Noem summoned agency head

Sep. 27, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Just days after a South Dakota agency moved to deny her daughter's application to become a certified real estate appraiser, Gov. Kristi Noem summoned to her office the state employee who ran the agency, the woman's direct supervisor and the state labor secretary. ...

Non-coronavirus patients wait for intensive care unit bed

Sep. 27, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The coronavirus patients that fill the intensive care unit at a Rapid City hospital are forcing other patients in need of an ICU bed to wait. The director of the ICU nursing unit at Monument Health hospital, George Sazama, said one man in need...

Aberdeen police handling 3 missing person cases, 1 from 1979

Sep. 27, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — There are currently 94 missing people in South Dakota, with 62 of those people, or about 65%, being Native Americans. The numbers demonstrate an epidemic of missing Indigenous people, especially from reservations. Three...

South Dakota lawmakers to weigh whether seek AG impeachment

Sep. 26, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature will consider whether to try to impeach Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for a car crash last year that killed a pedestrian, a House leader said. Republican Speaker Spencer Gosch said Saturday that there is enough support...

Shelley's 4 TDs leads Missouri State over South Dakota 31-23

Sep. 25, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Shelley accounted for four touchdowns to lead Missouri State to a 31-23 victory over South Dakota in a Missouri Valley Football Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night. Shelley tossed a 3-yard touchdown pass to Kevon Latulas...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Bridgewater-Emery def. Chester, 25-22, 25-23, 27-25 Belle Fourche Invitational Tournament= Pool A= Lead-Deadwood def. Bennett County, 25-9, 27-25 Lead-Deadwood def....

Oladokun throws for 3 TDs, catches another in 'Rabbits' win

Sep. 25, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Chris Oladokun passed for three touchdowns and caught one of his own from Pierre Strong Jr., who rushed for 150 yards, as South Dakota State blanked Indiana State 44-0 on Saturday in both teams' Missouri Valley Football Conference opener. All...

Brandon man sentenced to 10 years in prison in

Sep. 25, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Brandon man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a woman. The Argus Leader reports Jeffrey Eitreim was sentenced on Friday, after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide and vehicle battery...