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Latest update on the winter storm expected to hit Wednesday

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Officials are warning the public to take a winter storm expected to hit the state this week seriously. Here's the latest update on what to expect: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING FOR…

Pennington County advises public on incoming storm

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Multiple emergency departments are holding a release at 4:30 to give an update on the severe weather coming our way. NewsCenter1 will be live on scene for the release. Stay tuned to hear what you need…

Representative Borglum promotes constituent communication

It’s called a ChatBot, or what Borglum has personally named, Bella-Bot. It’s a social marketing tool that Governor Noem used throughout her campaign. It’s a Facebook Messenger program that allows her to communicate…

House votes to override Gov. Noem's veto of hemp bill

PIERRE, S.D. — The House has voted to override Gov. Noem's veto of House Bill 1191, a measure to legalize industrial hemp. The override comes after Gov. Noem vetoed HB 1191 Monday evening, citing concerns that it could complicate law enforcement…

Piedmont FD donates a chair to elderly woman

PIEDMONT, S.D. - The Piedmont Fire Department took a call about 2 weeks ago from an elderly woman (she prefers to be anonymous) who could not get out of a chair. When they arrived they realized that the chair was…

'AK-47 bandit' pleads guilty to Nebraska bank robbery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit for the assault rifle he's accused of using to hold up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska. Richard Gathercole, 40, could face…

It's Time for Action: Blizzard Warnings Issued for Rapid City, Black Hills Region

BLIZZARD WARNING FOR RAPID CITY AND THE BLACK HILLS REGION -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The time to start planning for Wednesday and Thursday's winter storm has started, lets break down the forecast. Should the…

Banff Film Festival coming to Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Arts Council is hosting a viewing of the 2018/2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at the Elks Theatre on April 15 and 16. The festival presents a collection of action-packed short films.…

Gov. Noem vetoes industrial hemp legislation

PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem has announced that she is vetoing House Bill 1191, the measure designed to legalize industrial hemp. In her announcement, Noem wrote the following letter to the House explaining her…

"What I Meant to Say," a Dorothy Rosby evening

The funny, heartwarming stories of local woman Dorothy Rosby will be an insightful look at the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Dave DeChristopher, Black Hills Community Theatre Education & Outreach, says, "The first…

ND lawmakers approve eagle feathers, plumes at graduations

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Legislature has approved a bill that would allow Native American students to wear eagle feathers or plumes at school graduations. The Senate passed the House bill 45-0 on Monday. Fargo Democratic Rep. Ruth…

More pastures wanted for West's overpopulated wild horses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — If you ever wished to gaze at a stomping, snorting, neighing panorama of Western heritage from your living-room window, now could be your chance. A classic image of the American West — wild horses stampeding across…