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Deadwood Snocross postponed due to weather

DEADWOOD, S.D. — The 2022 Deadwood Snocross event has been postponed due to unseasonably dry conditions and warm temperatures hampering the ability to make snow. The event, originally scheduled for January 28 and 29, will now take place March 4…

Gov. Noem unveils two abortion bills

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has unveiled a proposal to ban most abortions. It mimics a Texas law that leaves enforcement up to private citizens through lawsuits instead of to prosecutors through criminal charges. [caption id="attachment_662426"…

Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

The omicron surge this winter has swamped U.S. hospitals with record numbers of patients with COVID-19. But it has also caused frightening moments and major headaches for people trying to get treatment for other ailments. Less-urgent procedures have been put…

South Dakota man given 10 years for defrauding military

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former western Wisconsin man has been sentenced in federal court to 10 years in prison for committing fraud to obtain military contracts. Craig Klund, of Yankton, South Dakota, was convicted of wire fraud, money laundering…

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68

FILE - Actor-comedian Louie Anderson appears at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016. A spokesman for Anderson says he is being treated for cancer in a Las Vegas hospital. Anderson's…

Felony for brokering unlicensed grain buyers clears Senate

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Senate unanimously passes a proposal to make it a felony for anyone who brokers a grain purchase with an unlicensed buyer. The state requires grain buyers to have a license as part of…

Air Pollution Alert issued for West Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Gusty winds expected later Friday morning and early afternoon have prompted the National Weather Service to issue an air pollution alert for areas of Rapid City west of "The Gap." The alert is in effect Friday,…

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