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Removed South Dakota AG presses ethics case against Noem

Jun. 27, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, in his first public comments since being removed from office last week, appeared before a state ethics board Monday to press for an investigation of fellow Republican Gov. Kristi Noem, the person he blames for his...

Sioux Falls police: Officer shoots at armed suspect

Jun. 23, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls police officer is on standard administrative leave after firing shots at an armed suspect, according to officials. Assistant Police Chief Nick Cook says officers were called to the parking lot of a business about 7 p.m. Wednesday on a report...

Owner flees after pit bulls maul woman in South Dakota

Jun. 21, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A woman required stitches after she was mauled by four pit bulls in a southeastern South Dakota town and police believe the dogs’ owner fled with the animals to escape punishment. Authorities say the 55-year-old victim suffered 17 bite wounds when the...

Cyclist on fundraising trek killed in South Dakota crash

Jun. 15, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian bicyclist who was raising money for his granddaughter’s kidney transplant with a long-distance ride died from injuries suffered when he was struck by a truck driver in South Dakota. Jean-Pierre “JP” Petit, of Winnipeg,...

Great Plains Zoo vaccinating animals for the coronavirus

Jun. 14, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls is in the process of vaccinating its most susceptible animals against the coronavirus. A global animal health company, Zoetis, has developed an experimental vaccine for COVID-19 and is working with zoos across the...

Avera Health data breach affects 700 patients

Jun. 14, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The private information of hundreds of patients at a Sioux Falls-based health care system have been compromised, according to the provider. Avera Health says a data breach allowed someone to obtain the personal information of about 700 patients who...

Mixed results as South Dakota's Noem intervenes in GOP races

Jun. 12, 2022 08:16 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Ahead of a potential presidential bid, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem handily won the Republican nomination last week for a second term. Many of the candidates she hoped to elect to the Statehouse, however, did not have such a good night. She had hoped to...

South Dakota’s Noem, Thune repel GOP challenges from right

Jun. 08, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who has elevated her national prominence through a hands-off approach to pandemic restrictions, won the Republican primary on Tuesday against a former legislative leader who accused her of using the office to mount a 2024 White House bid. ...

Memorial Day tornadoes confirmed in Minnehaha County

Jun. 03, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed two early morning tornadoes struck Minnehaha County during severe storms on Memorial Day. The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reported Thursday that the NWS confirmed an tornado touched down briefly in Sioux Falls around...

Sioux Falls man arrested after allegedly attacking 2 women

Jun. 02, 2022 10:27 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police have arrested a 40-year-old Sioux Falls man after he allegedly attacked two women. The Argus Leader reported Thursday that police received a call around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday from a 65-year-old woman who said she saw the man by a vehicle and he was...