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Ellsworth helps property owners after drinking water test

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently tested for the presence of perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate - two types of perflourinated compounds – in private drinking wells near the base. Sampling results indicated…

17.5 years for Rapid City woman's drug crime

RAPID CITY, S.D. - A Rapid City woman convicted of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.…

1+1 Winner: Laurie Hayes

RAPID CITY, S.D. - A music teacher is now able to give students what they most wanted to learn, all thanks to the 1+1 Giveaway. NewsCenter1 and First Interstate Bank…

Charges resolved in Poet's Table vandalism case

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Prosecutors have resolved charges against two sisters accused of vandalizing a popular Black Hills hiking spot known as Poet's Table. Skyler Anders and Shelby Johnson originally were cited…

Faces in the Crowd: Terra Houska

RAPID CITY, S.D. -  On Sept. 21, Terra Houska, 38, enthusiastically rang the bell at Regional Health John T. Vucurevich Cancer Care Institute – it signifies the end…

Nonprofit envisions a 'new Whiteclay' for artists

WHITECLAY, Neb. - A new nonprofit is working toward a place for artists to thrive in a town formerly known for alcohol sales. In April 2017, the liquor stores of Whiteclay, Nebraska were shut down. The stores sold about 3.5 million…

35th Annual Zonta Expo

RAPID CITY, S.D. - For 35 years, Zonta Club of the Black Hills has been hosting their annual expo - a fun night out with friends. All proceeds benefit organizations…

Off-duty deputy nabs Taco John's hit-and-run suspect

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Police say a drunk man caused some trouble for Rapid City drivers Wednesday night. A woman said she was in the Taco John's drive-thru on Cambell Street when she was rear-ended by an SUV. The suspect…

Police catch wanted Rapid City inmate overnight

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The latest on a minimum-security inmate leaving the Rapid City Community Work Center without permission. Oct. 5 Bryan Matthew Briley-Huehl is back in custody. He…

South Dakota School of Mines inaugurating 19th president

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is inaugurating its 19th president. Jim Rankin has been on the job since January. The South Dakota Board of Regents named him to succeed Heather Wilson, who left…

Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight sentenced to 28 years in prison

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Thursday sentenced former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight to 28 years in prison for the 2015 death of man he ran over outside a Compton burger stand. Knight listened without reaction as members…

Atlas' 5-year anniversary reminds everyone to be prepared

RAPID CITY, S.D. - It has been five years since the region was dramatically impacted by blizzard conditions. The first week of October 2013 saw a storm called "Winter Storm Atlas" by some, and "Cattleman's Blizzard" and "Great Blizzard of…

County commissioner urged to resign

RAPID CITY, S.D. - A Pennington County commissioner is facing scrutiny regarding his legal eligibility to represent his district. According to voter records, George Ferebee, commissioner for the county’s…

Job fair indicates strong economy

RAPID CITY, S.D. - With a tight job market favoring prospective employees, it was prospective employers looking to impress Wednesday at a Rapid City job fair. [caption id="attachment_48674" align="alignleft"…

Snow Fighters Roadeo

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Snow plow drivers from across the state are gathering this week at the Central State Fairgrounds to participate in the Department of Transportation's "Snow Fighters Roadeo." About…

Regional Health doctor the target in attempted murder-for-hire

RAPID CITY, S.D. - A Rapid City man stands accused of trying to hire someone to kill his late wife's doctor. Investigators say he believed the doctor didn't treat her correctly. The suspect is 62-year-old William Thoman, whose wife died…

Breast Cancer Awareness

RAPID CITY, S.D. - October is the month known for Breast Cancer Awareness - to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and a cure. It’s also used…