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Crews fighting prairie fire southeast of Buffalo, S.D.

HARDING COUNTY, S.D. — Crews in Harding County are working to contain a grass fire southeast of Buffalo currently estimated at six to seven miles long and one mile wide. Buffalo, Reva, Ludlow, Harding, Redig, Bowman N.D., Castlerock, Bison, Prairie…

US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders…

One killed in Omaha mall shooting Saturday afternoon

UPDATE (4/18/21 @ 3:35 p.m.): Omaha police say 16-year-old Makhi Woolridge-Jones was arrested Sunday on a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting Saturday at the Westroads Mall in Omaha. Eighteen-year-old Brandon Woolridge-Jones was earlier arrested on a charge of…

Founder of Adobe and developer of PDFs dies at age 81

LOS ALTOS, Calif. (AP) — Charles “Chuck” Geschke — the co-founder of the major software company Adobe Inc. who helped develop Portable Document Format technology, or PDFs — has died at age 81. The company says Geschke, who lived in…

High court takes up case on virus relief funding for tribes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in a case that will determine who is eligible for more than $530 million in federal virus relief funding set aside for tribes last year. More than…

National Lineworker Appreciation Day is Sunday, April 18

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Sunday, April 18 is National Lineworker Appreciation Day, a time to commemorate the men and women responsible for constructing and maintaining much of our energy infrastructure. Local line and utility…

SD DOH: 200 total new COVID-19 cases, one death statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 116 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 106,439. 84 of the 200 total cases are considered as new probable…

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