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Regional Health to be renamed, join Mayo network

Nov. 15, 2019 10:11 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The largest health care system in the Black Hills will have a new name. Regional Health says it will rebrand as Monument Health and will join the Mayo Clinic Care Network in January. Regional Health's president and CEO Paulette Davidson says the collaboration with Mayo is not a...

Gun fired into Rapid City home, tactical officers respond

Nov. 13, 2019 1:55 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Tactical officers responded to a home near downtown Rapid City after someone fired a gun from a car into a first-floor bedroom. Police say no one was hurt in Tuesday’s shooting near Rapid City High School. The Rapid City Journal reports a rifle was found inside a vehicle...

Oglala Sioux executive facing impeachment hearing

Nov. 12, 2019 8:28 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is facing an impeachment hearing later this month after she was accused of creating a hostile work environment. Three former employees of Darla Black say she was verbally abusive, texted them late at night and made them run errands that...

Honored WWII aerial gunner is a survivor

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Morry Crow is an everyday hero. Crow completed 30 missions as an aerial gunner in World War II. He flew missions in Norway and Germany and survived harrowing incidents during those missions. But while 10 of the 21 planes in his squadron didn't return, he and his crew were part of...

South Dakota hunting licenses sales drop by 26,000

Nov. 8, 2019 3:40 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Officials say South Dakota has sold nearly 26,000 fewer hunting licenses this year, which has cost the state more than $1 million in lost revenue. State Department of Game, Fish and Parks official Heather Villa told the Rapid City Journal that the long winter, flooding and a decline...

Death penalty off the table in Rapid City murder

Nov. 8, 2019 9:31 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Pennington County prosecutors say they won't seek the death penalty in a first-degree murder case involving a woman who was struck and killed in a Walmart parking lot in Rapid City. Forty-eight-year-old Rochelle Seminole is charged in the crash last May that took the life of...

Not guilty plea for man transporting hemp

Nov. 7, 2019 1:52 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Colorado man who was arrested in South Dakota after his load of hemp tested positive for THC, the component in marijuana that produces a high, has pleaded not guilty to drug charges. Robert Herzberg entered the plea in state court in Kadoka Wednesday to charges of intending to...

Not guilty plea for man transporting hemp

Nov. 7, 2019 12:12 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Colorado man who was arrested in South Dakota after his load of hemp tested positive for THC, the component in marijuana that produces a high, has pleaded not guilty to drug charges. Robert Herzberg entered the plea in state court in Kadoka Wednesday to charges of intending to...

South Dakota executes man in '92 slaying of former co-worker

Nov. 4, 2019 11:41 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A convicted killer who fatally stabbed a former co-worker during a 1992 burglary used his last words Monday to speak directly to the parents of his victim, saying he forgave them "for your anger and hatred towards me." But the victim's parents refused to focus on the man who killed...

The Latest: Executed inmate: 'I forgive' parents of victim

Nov. 4, 2019 9:44 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on South Dakota's execution of Charles Russell Rhines in the 1992 slaying of his former co-worker (all times local): 8:43 p.m. A convicted killer executed in South Dakota used his last words to speak to the parents of his victim. Charles Rhines was executed Monday...