Regional News

SF Lincoln wins 8th straight State Boys Tennis title

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Sioux Falls Lincoln outlasted Sioux Falls Washington on Friday to capture the State 'AA' boys tennis title. The Patriots have now won eight straight state tennis titles and 20 titles…

Custer State Park Bison Center hosts grand opening

CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. - Custer State Park, home of one of the world's largest free-roaming bison herds held its ribbon cutting and the grand opening of its new Bison Center on Friday. The…

UPDATE: Missing woman from MN found safe

UPDATE (5:51 p.m.): 70-year-old Jean Rosch has been located safe according to the Rapid City Police Department. RAPID CITY, S.D. — A 70-year-old woman from Minnesota has been reported missing after traveling to the Southern Black Hills. Jean Rosch planned to…

Atty. General: Sioux Falls officer cleared in fatal shooting

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s Attorney General said Friday a Sioux Falls officer was justified in the fatal shooting of a man police say threatened them with a knife. 41-year-old Cody Wade Kelly was killed after police conducted a…

SDDOH provides tips for baby formula alternatives

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health released tips Friday to help ensure parents can access safe formula alternatives as a result of the national formula shortage. Abbott Laboratories voluntarily issued a recall of powdered formulas including Similac…

City warns utility customers about scam phone calls

RAPID CITY, S.D. - City officials are advising utility customers to not give out personal information to callers seeking payment on city utility accounts. The City’s Utility Billing and Water Service…

1+1 Giveaway - Kim Johnson

HILL CITY, S.D.– During her more than twenty-year teaching career, Kim Johnson has taught at a few different schools around the Black Hills region, and different grades. However, she feels right at home…

DHS graduates walk halls of elementary schools

BOX ELDER, S.D. — While some members of the Class of 2022 are certainly ready to say goodbye to their high school hallways, there are others cherishing the memories they've created in them. As…

Butcher Block Act passes unanimously in House

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson's Butcher Block Act passed unanimously in the U.S. House Agriculture Committee Wednesday. The bipartisan bill would establish a loan program at the United…

Help your pets beat the heat

  RAPID CITY, S.D. - The dog days of summer will soon be upon us and with temperatures already in the 80s in May, it might just be a really hot one. Our…

North Dakota regulators seek to curb pull tab machines

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators want to change the definition of a bar to make clear where electronic pull tab machines will be allowed. Regulators have identified a handful of gas stations and convenience stores that have begun…

Some SD wildlife populations decline due to ongoing drought

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The ongoing drought in South Dakota has been hard on the state’s wildlife. The U.S. Forest Service says the grouse population in the Fort Pierre National Grassland has declined by 15% in 2022, largely because of…

Dr. Dawn Frank named at Oglala Lakota College President

RAPID CITY, S.D. -Dr. Dawn Frank was named Oglala Lakota College President on Friday. Frank, is an Oglala Sioux Tribal member and grew up and currently resides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Human…

Flooding concerns arise across Northeastern South Dakota

After the copious amount of rain East River received during Wednesday and Thursday's event, it comes as no surprise that flooding is a major concern. Here are some of the latest flood warnings for the area. If you do have…

OST reports missing woman

PINE RIDGE, S.D. - The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety have reported Anpo Giago missing since Saturday, May 14.  She may be driving a silver 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe. If you have any information about her whereabouts please contact…

US report details church-state collusion on Native schools

A new Interior Department report underscores how closely the U.S. government collaborated with churches in operating boarding schools for Indigenous children. The federal government saw churches as useful in Christianizing Native children as part of a project to sever them…

"Ban Off Our Bodies" rally for abortion rights

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Saturday, in Rapid City and nationwide, abortion rights supporters will gather for a “Bans Off Our Bodies” day of action in support of abortion access and reproductive freedom. The events,…

Share your EAFB Air Show photos

RAPID CITY, S.D. - It has been said that a picture is worth a 1,000 words.  We would like to see what your experience was like at the 2022 Ellsworth Air Force Base Air Show. So let your words be…

Vitalant seeking blood donations in honor of mothers

RAPID CITY, SD--  Healthcare workers at Monument Health are bleeding for the need Friday. Vitalant is supporting women who have experienced pregnancy-related complications during the month of May with their "Donate for Mothers" campaign. Friday, the staff at Monument Health…