RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A woman caused a stir at a Rapid City pawn shop when she brought in two items her husband had collected while serving in the Philippines during World War II. The items were hand grenades. Officials at Presidential Pawn alerted police. Police called in the bomb squad from Ellsworth Air Force Base to dispose of the grenade.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Lantry man faces a year in jail after he pleaded guilty to causing an accident that killed his passenger. Prosecutors say Charg Hebb was speeding and driving recklessly on the wrong side of the road and collided head-on with another vehicle. The accident killed Arleigh McLellan.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The Sioux Falls economy received an $8.5 million boost from the recent Summit League men's and women's basketball tournaments. The Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Sioux Falls Sports Authority says the tournaments pulled in about $4.5 million in direct sales and about $4 million in indirect sales. The Summit League Championships drew more than 37,000 fans to Sioux Falls Arena.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The Oglala Sioux Tribe is invoking federal treaties and international agreements in protest of a proposed uranium mine in the western part of the state. The Oglala Sioux has called upon the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to support their cause. The tribe has also invoked treaties from the mid-1800s.
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