South Dakota Delegation Urges Use of Aircraft to Fight Fires
The members of South Dakota's congressional delegation are urging the U.S. Forest Service to consider using a soon-to-be retired Air Force aircraft to fight wildland fires in the Black Hills and other states in the Rocky Mountain region.
South Dakota Accepting Proposals to Restore Buildings
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced that South Dakota is accepting proposals through the end of May for development and restoration of buildings on the old campus of the Human Services Center in Yankton.
Bond Set for Couple in South Dakota Building Scam
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says bond has been set at $20,000 each for a Fargo couple accused of allegedly running a building scam.
Boston Bombs Said to be Made from Pressure Cookers
The two bombs that ripped through the crowds at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 170, were fashioned out of pressure cookers and packed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings.
No New Sentencing Hearing for Prison Guard Killer Rodney Berget
A South Dakota judge has denied a new sentencing hearing for a man sentenced earlier to die for his role in killing a prison guard two years ago.
Mitchell Bans Texting While Driving in City Limits
The Monday night vote was 4-3 in favor of the ban. Mayor Ken Tracy says the goal isn't to issue tickets, but to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving.
Lewis and Clark Regional Water System Officials Upset with Federal Funding
The board chairman of the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System says the amount of money for the project in President Barack Obama's fiscal 2014 budget proposal "leaves us completely dead in the water."
Donika Gonzales of Gann Valley Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Killing 4-year-old
A South Dakota woman accused of beating to death a 4-year-old boy in February because he wet his pants has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges against her.
Kent Gene Davidson of Mitchell Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Manslaughter
A man accused of killing a Mitchell woman last month has pleaded not guilty to murder and manslaughter charges.
Boston Marathon Blasts Put World’s Cities on Alert
The deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic as cities from Los Angeles to London saw a surge in security.