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Mosquito spraying leads to fewer West Nile cases in South Dakota Video included

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The last few weeks of cooler temperatures have put a damper on a lot of last minute summer activities, but on the bright side, this cooler summer has helped keep one mosquito related illness in check.  More>>

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Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Treating the whole patient with Functional Medicine Video included

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Stress is something we all face but for some people their bodies simply aren't able to find relief. To beat the stress requires a change, one that functional medicine providers are able to help coach.
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Rapid City law enforcement search for shooting suspect Video included

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Local law enforcement is still searching for a shooting suspect who is considered to be armed and dangerous after hours of investigating throughout the day. More>>

Ex-teacher pleads not guilty to child porn charges

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A former middle school teacher in Rapid City has pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges. US. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 27-year-old Andrew Hiipakka entered his plea to charges of receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography. More>>

SD State Fair hopes to raise money for 4-H hall

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Officials with the South Dakota State Fairgrounds hope to raise donations during the ongoing fair in Huron toward the goal of building a new 4-H exhibit hall. More>>

Despite rain, LifeLight Festival attracts thousands Video included

The community of Worthing is drawing hundreds of thousands this weekend for the 17th annual LifeLight Music Festival -- from Skillet to Michael W. Smith, Sanctus Real and Colton Dixon -- the festival is bringing some big-name Christian artists to our area The community of Worthing is drawing hundreds of thousands this weekend for the 17th annual LifeLight Music Festival -- from Skillet to Michael W. Smith, Sanctus Real and Colton Dixon -- the festival is bringing some big-name Christian artists to our area
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 The community of Worthing is drawing hundreds of thousands this weekend for the 17th annual LifeLight Music Festival -- from Skillet to Michael W. Smith, Sanctus Real and Colton Dixon -- the festival is bringing some big-name Christian artists to our area.  
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Thousands raised for disabled veterans at charity poker run Video included

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The South Dakota Army National Guard's 727th Transportation Company and the group Disabled American Veterans held their 10th annual charity poker run. More>>

Little SD-owned publishing house earns Wilder book

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The South Dakota State Historical Society Press plans to publish "Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Autobiography" this November. More>>

Sioux Falls ranked high for job seekers over 50

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A social media and marketing company ranked Sioux Falls among the best U.S. cities for people looking for a job who are older than 50. More>>

New High School brings bright future for Gettysburg Video included

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Students at Gettysburg started school this week with a brand new building. More>>

Ukrainian Americans say U.S. needs to step in now Video included

The unrest continues in Ukraine -- as Russia's involvement is becoming much clearer. For Ukrainian Americans here in South Dakota, it's hard to watch the images on television in their home country. The unrest continues in Ukraine -- as Russia's involvement is becoming much clearer. For Ukrainian Americans here in South Dakota, it's hard to watch the images on television in their home country.
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The unrest continues in Ukraine -- as Russia's involvement is becoming much clearer. For Ukrainian Americans here in South Dakota, it's hard to watch the images on television in their home country. More>>

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

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The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its border with Guinea over fears that the deadly outbreak could spread, the Senegalese Press Agency reported Friday. More>>

South Dakota, other states settle lawsuit against Omnicare

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The state's attorney general says South Dakota has recovered more than $170,000 after settling a whistle blower lawsuit with a Cincinnati-based company that allegedly engaged in a kickback scheme with skilled-nursing facilities nationally.
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Child immunization rates up in South Dakota

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South Dakota's Health Department says a national survey shows that child immunization rates are up in the state.
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Templeton Rye will add clarity of Indiana origins

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Executives at Templeton Rye say they will change labels on bottles of their celebrated whiskey to be clear the alcohol is distilled in Indiana, not Iowa. More>>

No injuries, damage reported from Mayfield tornado

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No injuries or damage was reported from a tornado that touched down in northeastern Yankton County.
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Bomber crews from different states learn from one another

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Airman from Minot Air Force Base who fly and work on B-52 bombers say they've learned a lot from their counterparts at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota who fly B-1 bombers.
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Upgrading Pierre stadium would cost $1.2 million

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Officials say upgrading Hyde Stadium in Pierre would cost $1.2 million.
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Thune addresses grain shipment delays at SD forum

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Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune says he is doing everything he can to ensure that locomotives and railcars are available to move the abundant harvest that South Dakota farmers are expecting.
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Rosholt ethanol plant operating after 18 months

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After sitting idle for about 18 months, an ethanol plant in the northeast South Dakota town of Rosholt has reopened.
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LifeLight Christian Music Festival starts today in Worthing

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It is one of the largest Christian music festivals in our area and the annual event, LifeLight, kicks off today through Sunday in Worthing.  More>>

Sanford holds open forum for the future of neighborhood near the hospital Video included

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Homeowners near Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls are getting more concerned about the future of their property. More>>

Sioux Falls gun shop pushes safety on the range Video included

 It's a story that's likely been on your mind this week. A 9-year-old shot and killed her instructor at an Arizona gun range. It happened while he was showing her how to shoot an Uzi sub-machine gun. It's brought a lot of attention to gun clubs and the ac It's a story that's likely been on your mind this week. A 9-year-old shot and killed her instructor at an Arizona gun range. It happened while he was showing her how to shoot an Uzi sub-machine gun. It's brought a lot of attention to gun clubs and the ac
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The owner of Gary's Gun Shop says shooting ranges across South Dakota have different age requirements.  More>>

Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Building towards better healthcare Video included

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When you drive through Mitchell, it's impossible to miss Cabela's Superstore. Well pretty soon big things will be taking shape next door: the Avera Grassland Health Campus. More>>

Heavy rain puts Aberdeen docks underwater Video included

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Rain continues in northeastern South Dakota, and this rain is causing Mina Lake to rise higher than it has been all summer. Thursday people with houses and cabins on the Lake were busy raising docks.  More>>

Tornado spotted near Yankton County

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A tornado was spotted in northern Yankton County earlier this evening. The storm prediction center did not issue a tornado watch, but says one or two possible tornadoes can be expected tonight.  More>>

Madison finds creative solution to housing shortage Video included

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South Dakota's proud of it's relatively low unemployment rate. Even though there are plenty of jobs to go around, in some communities there aren't enough places to live. It's a growing problem for Madison, and the city's looking for solutions. More>>

Pavilion Spotlight: Sidewalk Arts Festival Video included

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The 51st Annual Sidewalk Arts festival is coming Saturday, September 6th in downtown Sioux Falls. More>>

Wisconsin woman dies in crash near Rapid City

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A Wisconsin woman has died after crashing her motorcycle west of Rapid City earlier this month.
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Events Center to use mock-ups to determine siding fix

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Earlier this year, the Events Center project team determined an issue with the exterior metal siding on the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.
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Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Hepatitis C Screening Video included

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It's a virus that has infected more than three million Americans, many of whom don't even know they're infected. You've probably heard of Hepatitis C but what is it exactly and is it treatable? More>>

Brief police chase ends with 4 damaged cars Video included

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A Sioux Falls man is in jail this morning after running from police briefly and hitting at least 3 other cars. More>>

Judge rules against Libertarian in PUC ballot spat

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A federal judge has ruled against the South Dakota Libertarian Party's attempt to get its Public Utilities Commission candidate on the November general election ballot.
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Woman pleads guilty in Sioux Falls drug conspiracy

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A Sioux Falls woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a federal drug conspiracy case linked to a Sioux Falls homicide More>>

Registration for Sioux Falls curling league open

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Sioux Falls Curling has announced sign-ups are available for a fall curling league. More>>

Leads' Homestake Opera House celebrates centennial

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The Homestake Opera House in Lead is celebrating its 100th birthday this weekend. More>>

Portrait of former Gov. Bill Janklow hung at USD

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A portrait of former South Dakota Gov. Bill Janklow now hangs in Farber Hall at the University of South Dakota.
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Judge hearing arguments in disputed candidate case

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A federal judge is hearing arguments on whether the South Dakota Libertarian Party's candidate for Public Utilities Commission can appear on the November general election ballot. More>>

Oil conference planned in Spearfish in October

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The South Dakota Oil and Gas Association and the Black Hills Expo Group are hosting an oil conference in Spearfish Oct. 1-2.
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Military vets get free admission to D-Day film

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Military veterans will receive free admission over the Labor Day weekend to the documentary "D-Day: Normandy 1944" at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls. More>>

Sioux Falls Ready to Take Action on Deer Video included

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Sioux Falls has an ever increasing problem with deer wandering right into the heart of the city. The area we're talking about is bordered by I-229 and 69th on the north and south and Southeastern and Western on the east and west.

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NSU students adjust to temporary music classrooms Video included

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The Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University is about to undergo roughly 11 million dollars worth renovations to update the over 40 year old facility. More>>

Downtown Sioux Falls' historic architecture comes with hidden problems Video included

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Tuesday night, part of the Larson Square Loft building began to collapse, at Fourth and Main in Downtown Sioux Falls. KSFY News spoke with city engineers to find out how likely we are to see this happen again. More>>

Harrisburg School District plans for population growth Video included

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The new school year saw a record growth in young elementary grade students in Sioux Falls and Harrisburg.  More>>

What is the EB-5 Program?

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A background guide to EB-5 program, and the problems it has faced recently. More>>

Later start date for Dell Rapids Public Schools Video included

Summer break is slowly coming to an end and kids are going back to school. But one district in the area is starting school later than usual this year -- Dell Rapids started on Wednesday Summer break is slowly coming to an end and kids are going back to school. But one district in the area is starting school later than usual this year -- Dell Rapids started on Wednesday
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Summer break is slowly coming to an end and kids are going back to school. But one district in the area is starting school later than usual this year -- Dell Rapids started on Wednesday 
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South Dakota tech school gets $500,000 NASA grant

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The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium has been awarded $500,000 by NASA. More>>

Two receive minor injuries in rollover accident Video included

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Two people received minor injuries after a rollover crash at a busy Sioux Falls intersection.Police say a minivan crashed at the intersection of 41st St. and Kiwanis Ave. after clipping an SUV around 3:30 p.m.
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City to update public on rippling siding at PREMIER Center

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The city's Public Works department will soon have an update on a construction issue facing the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. More>>

Company to bring 125 jobs to Brookings

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A Fargo-based company is adding a new facility in Brookings, bringing a potential 125 new jobs to the city. Discovery Benefits, a third party benefits administration and claims management firm, is expanding its operations to Brookings.
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City seeking public input on deer problem in Sioux Falls

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City officials say residents have expressed concerns regarding property damage and vehicle accidents as a result of deer living inside the city limits.
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Dem asks for another lawmaker to sit in for her

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The Democratic candidate for South Dakota governor is asking that another member of her party sit in on a committee looking into reported misconduct with the EB-5 visa program in the Governor's Office of Economic Development. More>>

Conservative Americans for Prosperity comes to South Dakota

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The conservative nonprofit group Americans for Prosperity is launching a South Dakota chapter. More>>

Police shootout in Omaha leaves suspect, TV crew member dead Video included

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Gunfire on the streets of Omaha, Neb. left a robbery suspect dead and a COPS television show crew member critically wounded Tuesday night.
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Police looking for two suspects in assault

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Sioux Falls police are on the lookout for two suspects accused of attacking a victim outside a store in central Sioux Falls. More>>

Girl, 9, accidentally kills instructor while firing an uzi

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A 9-year-old girl being taught how to use an Uzi sub-machine gun lost control of the powerful weapon and accidentally killed her instructor, authorities said. More>>

Hoven students begin classes in former hospital

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Students in the northern South Dakota town of Hoven who lost their school to a fire last spring have started fall classes in a former hospital.
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Faulkton to be honorary South Dakota capital for a day

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office has chosen the city of Faulkton to serve as South Dakota's capital for one day next month.
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USD using drone to capture images for marketing

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The University of South Dakota is taking to the air to capture video used in marketing the Vermillion campus.
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Driver dies in cement truck crash near Lake City

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A Britton man is dead after losing control of the cement truck he was driving. More>>

Building crumbling in downtown Sioux Falls Video included

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A building in downtown Sioux Falls is crumbling. The facade fell from the top floor of the historic building at 4th Street and Main Avenue. More>>

Moms Line Up to Learn About Football With 'Moms 101' Video included

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 A first of its kind event Tuesday night in Sioux Falls meant to put moms a little bit at ease about Football. If your little boy or girl wants to play, the first thing you might think about is them getting injured. South Dakota Junior Football decided they wanted to give moms a true first hand look at the game. More>>

Amount of homeless kids a "concern" in Sioux Falls Video included

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Miley Cyrus is making headlines again after the Video Music Awards on MTV. This time, it's because she had a homeless youth accept an award on her behalf. All to bring attention to a problem, that not many want to think about. More>>

South Dakota's tenth anniversary 9/11 speaker dies at 52

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Lt. William Dement was South Dakota's featured speaker at the largest regional gathering for the tenth September 11 anniversary in Sioux Falls. More>>

White House: American killed in Syria fighting with ISIS

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A Chicago-born jihadist has been killed while fighting in Syria, the White House said today, purportedly for the terrorist group ISIS. More>>

First day at temporary school for Hoven students Video included

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After a devastating May fire, many people were uncertain if a Hoven High School would ever exist again, but a determined school board put an end to those thoughts right away.  More>>

Former Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer indicted

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A federal grand jury has indicted a former Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer accused of improperly using a stun gun. More>>

South Dakota group plans protest to support legalizing medical marijuana Video included

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A Sioux Falls mother wants medical marijuana legalized to help treat her son who has epilepsy. This Friday, at the State Fair in Huron, a group plans to protest for people like her.
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Free blood pressure screenings planned for September

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Avera St. Luke's Hospital and Avera Mother Joseph Manor will be holding free blood pressure screenings in Aberdeen during the month of September More>>

City of Pierre responds to Taser lawsuit

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Pierre city officials have officially denied the allegations which accuse Pierre Police of using excessive force last year in subduing an eight-year-old girl. More>>

Boil order lifted at Ellsworth AFB, nearby communities

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Authorities have lifted the boil order that was issued over the weekend for Ellsworth Air Force Base.
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Nail polish claims to detect date rape drugs Video included

 Four students teamed up at the University of North Carolina State to invent a nail polish that changes colors when it comes into contact with date rape drugs like Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB. It's called 'Undercover Colors' and it's still in the research and Four students teamed up at the University of North Carolina State to invent a nail polish that changes colors when it comes into contact with date rape drugs like Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB. It's called 'Undercover Colors' and it's still in the research and
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 Four students teamed up at the University of North Carolina State to invent a nail polish that changes colors when it comes into contact with date rape drugs like Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB. It's called 'Undercover Colors' and it's still in the research and development stages.

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Young pheasant tally shows birds to increase

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The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says this year's tally of young pheasants is a good sign bird numbers in the state are expected to increase. More>>

Driver, passenger hurt after car rear-ends school bus

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Two teenagers were hurt in northwest Iowa after their car rear-ended a stopped school bus. More>>

Democrats asking 4 men to testify about EB-5

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Two Democratic lawmakers are asking the governor and three other men to testify under oath and in person about an investment-for-green-card program. More>>

Winter wheat harvest wrapping up in South Dakota

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The winter wheat harvest in South Dakota is nearly wrapped up.
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Libertarians sue Gant to put Gaddy on the ballot

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South Dakota's Libertarian Party is suing Secretary of State Jason Gant to try to get its candidate for Public Utilities Commission on the November ballot. More>>

No bond reduction for Rapid City murder suspect

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A judge in Rapid City has refused to lower bond for a man accused of killing another man in an alley last month. More>>

Members of explosives disposal group to meet in South Dakota

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A national association that unites people who have served in explosives disposal units will meet in South Dakota in September. More>>

Railcar backlog topic of town hall in Rapid City

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A backlog of railcars in the Midwest is one of the issues Sen. John Thune plans to seek input for on Thursday at a town hall in Rapid City. More>>

Pro-marijuana group planning State Fair protest

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Supporters of medical marijuana and industrial hemp are planning on staging a protest Friday that will begin at the South Dakota State Fair. More>>

Small house fire had Luverne Fire crews busy, Tuesday morning

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A small house fire had volunteer firefighters with the Luverne Fire Department busy, Tuesday morning.  More>>

5th annual Uncorked for Sioux Falls Area Humane Society

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Puppies, pasta and wine come together for the 5th annual Uncorked event for the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society, Thursday. More>>

Denny Sanford PREMIER Center announces fifth concert for fall Video included

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The Denny Sanford PREMIER Center has their fifth act all set to play this fall.  More>>

2014 Emmy Awards -- Winners List

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The 2014 Emmy Awards are here and as the winners get announced, we'll keep you completely updated on who took home an Emmy for all you favorite shows -- comedies and dramas. More>>

Sharpton Calls for Change in Honor of Michael Brown

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The Rev. Al Sharpton gave an impassioned plea today that slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown not be remembered as someone who sparked violent clashes but as someone who caused America to change the way police treat citizens. More>>

Sioux Falls School Board begins the search for a new superintendent Video included

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The Sioux Falls school board is looking for a leader to take the district to the next level. This comes after the announcement that Sioux Falls school superintendent Pam Homan is leaving her post. More>>

2 tornadoes touch down in northeast South Dakota

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Weekend storms spawned two tornadoes in northeastern South Dakota, one of which caused damage. More>>

Ex-USD football player pleads guilty in fraud case

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A former University of South Dakota football player has pleaded guilty to a federal charge in connection with a scheme that used stolen identities to fraudulently collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refunds. More>>

Angie's List Report: Replacing the Tub

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What's involved with replacing your tub with a shower? More>>

Prominent South Dakota golfer dies in ATV accident

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The Sully County Sheriff's Office says a prominent figure in the South Dakota golfing community has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident.
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Nonprofit provides supplies to students on reservation

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A nonprofit group has provided school supplies to more than 500 children on South Dakota's Cheyenne River Reservation.
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Man arrested for threatening victim with statue

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A Sioux Falls man is in custody after police say broke into an apartment and threatened the resident with a statue. More>>

Brookings homeowner robbed at gunpoint

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A suspect is in custody after allegedly stealing a car and burglarizing a Brookings home at gunpoint. More>>

Missing teen found in Black Hills

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Department of Corrections staff members and law enforcement are searching for a youth who ran away from the State Treatment and Rehabilitation (STAR) Academy overnight. More>>

Drivers told to stay out of Highway 34 work zone

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South Dakota transportation officials are warning motorists about driving around barricades on closed highway sections.
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Hot Lotto ticket sold in Sturgis worth $9,000

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A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Sturgis is worth $9,000 in the latest drawing.
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Frontier will suspend Sioux City flights Oct. 24

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Frontier Airlines plans to suspend Sioux City service on Oct. 24. Sioux City airport director Curt Miller says an email from Frontier described the suspension as a seasonal shutdown.
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Slipknot to perform at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

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Slipknot will be the first rock group to perform at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls. More>>

Ellsworth investigates lag in E. coli test results

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Ellsworth Air Force Base officials are investigating why it took three days for them to be notified that E. coli bacteria was found in the base's water supply. More>>

Dakotas endure weekend of storms, heavy rain

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A stormy weekend in the Dakotas led to flooding, power outages and damage to homes, cars and trees More>>

Wind Cave National Park preps for controlled burn

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Officials are preparing for a nearly 2,200-acre planned fire at Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota. More>>

Angie's List Report: Deck Staining Video included

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The best way to maintain your deck. More>>

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