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$10,000 Reward for Information on Rural S.D. Gun Dealer Burglary

ISABEL, S.D. – A $10,000 reward has been announced for information related to the recent burglary of more than 100 firearms from Reloader's Corner in Isabel, S.D. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is looking into the…

WHO: World coronavirus cases fall 24%; deaths rise in Asia

LONDON (AP) — New coronavirus cases reported globally dropped nearly a quarter in the last week while deaths fell 6% but were still higher in parts of Asia, according to a report Thursday on the pandemic by the World Health…

North Dakota audit finds delays in child abuse contacts

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A new audit shows North Dakota’s Department of Human Services continues to fall short of establishing timely contact with individuals when investigating extreme cases of child abuse. The state analysis found the department averaged 13 days…

Kemp's ridley sea turtle nests 1st in 75 years in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The world’s smallest and most endangered sea turtles have hatched in Louisiana's wilds for the first known time in more than 75 years, officials said Wednesday. “Louisiana was largely written off as a nesting spot for sea turtles…

US to hold trade talks with Taiwan, island drills military

HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. government will hold trade talks with Taiwan in a sign of support for the island democracy that China claims as its own territory, prompting Beijing to warn Thursday it will take action if necessary…

Browns QB Deshaun Watson settles for 11-game suspension

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson has reached a settlement with the NFL and will serve an 11-game suspension and pay a $5 million fine rather than risk missing his first season as quarterback of the Cleveland Browns following accusations…

Anne Heche's death ruled accidental after fiery car crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Anne Heche died from inhalation injury and burns after her fiery car crash and the death was ruled an accident, according to coroner's results released Wednesday. Heche, 53, also had a fractured sternum caused by…

Disqualified for disabilities, railroad workers fight back

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific has already lost three lawsuits over the way it removes employees with health conditions because of safety concerns, and the prospect of hundreds more lawsuits looms over the railroad. The lawsuits were originally going…

SDDOH reminds families about the importance of childhood immunizations

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health is reminding families Thursday that August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Childhood immunizations can help during the back-to-school season by protecting the health of children and youth. “Making sure that your…

Tickets for "Annie" go on sale at The Monument Aug. 19

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The musical "Annie" is coming to The Monument for three performances in the Fine Arts Theatre, and tickets go on sale August 19 at 10 a.m. The three performances will be November 19 at 7 p.m.…

Fewer Americans file for jobless benefits last week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market continues to stand out as one of the strongest segments of the U.S. economy. Applications for jobless aid for the week ending August 13…

Banana plants an eye-catcher in Wilson Park

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Majestic, awesome, huge and impressive are just a few of the words used to describe the banana plants in Wilson Park. This is the sixth summer for the tropical plants, and even though they are…

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