RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's attorney general on Wednesday announced that he has filled a position to coordinate efforts from state, tribal and local law enforcement agencies, as well as nonprofit organizations, to tackle alarming rates of Indigenous people going missing or having their deaths remain unsolved.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City police officer shot and killed a man who charged at the officer while holding a large, butcher-type knife, authorities said Friday.
Police said the incident happened in a building about 5:30 a.m.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem planned a Monday reelection rally featuring a video message from former President Donald Trump in a final push to turn out voters in the heavily-Republican western part of the state, while her Democratic challenger, state lawmaker Jamie Smith, focused on the state's largest city in a bid to make the race competitive by winning big in his hometown of Sioux Falls.
Sioux Falls Lincoln def. Rapid City Stevens, 25-16, 24-26, 25-20, 25-22
Sioux Falls Washington def. Rapid City Central, 25-9, 25-12, 25-11
Sioux Falls Lincoln def. Rapid City Central, 25-14, 25-20, 25-6
Sioux Falls Washington def. Rapid City Stevens, 20-25, 25-16, 25-12, 25-19
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) _ Black Hills Corp. (BKH) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $35 million.
The Rapid City, South Dakota-based company said it had profit of 54 cents per share.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice sued the owners of a Rapid City, South Dakota hotel on Wednesday, alleging that they violated the civil rights of Native Americans by trying to ban them from the property.
Deubrook def. Sioux Valley, 25-19, 25-18, 19-25, 25-13
Edgemont def. Harding County, 25-22, 19-25, 26-24, 21-25, 15-9
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of killing his sister by strangulation is being held on $100,000 cash bond.
Nicklaus Houchin, 28, is charged with first-degree manslaughter in Thursday's death of 31-year-old Danielle Houchin of Rapid City.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was returning from an official appearance in Rapid City in 2019 when she faced a decision: Overnight in the capital of Pierre, where another trip would start the next day, or head home and see her son attend his high school prom?
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State Police lieutenant has been put on administrative leave after being arrested in South Dakota for allegedly paying a prostitute.
The 20-year department veteran was in Rapid City for a work-related conference when he was arrested about 3 a.m.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo on Tuesday prepared to hire a law enforcement officer to coordinate investigations into the disappearance and murder of Indigenous people.
Clark/Willow Lake def. Wilmot, 21-25, 25-17, 31-29, 25-11
Garretson def. Elkton-Lake Benton, 25-19, 22-25, 25-20, 25-23
Rapid City Central def. Sioux Falls Jefferson, 25-11, 25-16, 25-8
Rapid City Stevens def. Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 25-14, 25-19, 30-28
Aberdeen Central def. Sturgis Brown, 25-8, 25-15, 25-19
Brookings def. Rapid City Stevens, 25-12, 25-11, 25-20
Aberdeen Central def. Rapid City Central, 25-16, 25-18, 19-25, 25-13
Mitchell def. Sturgis Brown, 17-25, 25-13, 25-11, 25-11
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) _ Black Hills Corp. (BKH) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $33.4 million.
The Rapid City, South Dakota-based company said it had net income of 52 cents per share.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An investigation found that a Rapid City police officer was justified in shooting at a woman seven times as she backed her car into a police squad car during a May pursuit, South Dakota's attorney general said Friday.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City officers have fatally shot a man with a gun outside a casino, police officials said.
According to Rapid City Police Chief Don Hedrick, the shooting happened shortly after 10:30 p.m.
Tim Giago, the founder of the first independently owned Native American newspaper in the United States, has died at age 88, his former wife said.
Giago, who died at Monument Health in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Sunday, created an enduring legacy during his more than four decades of work in South Dakota journalism, his colleagues said.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The sister of a St. Louis man who died while hiking in the Badlands of South Dakota said Friday that he was camping as part of a trip to celebrate graduating from college and got lost trying to find his way back to his car.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man who was hiking on an unmarked trail in southwestern South Dakota that was featured in a social media challenge died when he and another hiker ran out of water, authorities said Thursday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and state Rep. Jamie Smith, the Democratic lawmaker challenging her in the November election for governor, agreed Wednesday to a September debate in Rapid City.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has given preliminary approval to a Minnesota company that wants to do some exploratory drilling for gold in South Dakota's Black Hills.
The land involved is near the Pactola Reservoir in the Black Hills National Forest and is owned by the federal government.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A new report shows 3.6 million visitors to Black Hills area national parks in South Dakota spent about $231 million in 2021.
That had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $301 million and resulted in about 3,360 jobs.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Proposed changes in veterans' healthcare facilities in South Dakota and elsewhere are on hold for now.
Some U.S. senators, including South Dakota's Mike Rounds and John Thune, have agreed to dismantle a commission tasked by the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out closures, downsizing and other significant changes to medical facilities.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The owners of Rapid City hotel are facing a lawsuit over a social media post by one of them that promised to ban Native Americans from the property.
The lawsuit comes from a shareholder who happens to be a relative of the family that owns the Gateway Hotel.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police have arrested a Rapid City man after he allegedly fired shots at construction workers along a highway.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Prosecutors won’t seek the death penalty for a New York man charged with killing three people in Rapid City.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City law enforcement officials say police shot and wounded a woman after she tried to run over an officer Tuesday morning following a failed traffic stop and chase.
Rapid City Police Chief Don Hedrick said the incident began about 4 a.m.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A project years in the making, Ellsworth Air Force Base has broken ground for the first of three dozen major projects that will support the incoming long-range B-21 bomber.
The 95,000-square-foot Low Observable Restoration Facility, or LO, will have "specialized equipment to ensure that the free world’s next generation stealth bomber is sustained and maintained,” said Gen.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Four ad agencies, all from outside South Dakota, have been selected to collaborate on promoting the state's tourism industry.
Karsh Hagan, Love Communications, Lou Hammond Group and Two by Four were picked after only one South Dakota agency bid for the partnership.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Real estate agents says the hot housing market in South Dakota's larger cities has spilled over to the state's more rural areas.
While the competition is the highest in Sioux Falls and Rapid City where prices have increased about 20% over last year, the rural real estate market is also changing.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A pair of South Dakota law enforcement officials have been named to a federal commission tasked with helping improve how the government addresses a decades-long crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Best-selling author Dave Eggers is offering high school seniors in South Dakota's second-largest city free copies of his book “The Circle” and copies of four books by other authors that were removed from the district's schools.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) _ Black Hills Corp. (BKH) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $117.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Rapid City, South Dakota-based company said it had net income of $1.82.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — An altercation over a debt has turned deadly in Rapid City, according to police.
Officers responded to an alley about 8:30 p.m. Friday where they found a man with a gun shot wound.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Military officials are preparing to put on an air show at Ellsworth Air Force Base for the first time in seven years.
The Rapid City Journal reported Friday that the Ellsworth Air & Space Show is set for May 14 and May 15.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a woman to eight years in prison for providing the fentanyl that caused the overdose death of a 16-year-old Porcupine boy.
Tarriah Provost, 24, earlier pleaded guilty to conspiracy with intent to distribute a controlled substance as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota prison inmate who walked away from a minimum-security facility is back in custody.
The state Department of Corrections said Phillip Richards left his work release job in Rapid City on Saturday without permission and didn’t return to his housing unit.