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Bison injures woman in Yellowstone National Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A bison has injured a hiker in Yellowstone National Park. How the bison hurt the unidentified woman Sunday near a trail at the northern end of Yellowstone Lake is unclear. A park spokeswoman describes…

South Dakota lawmakers, cities warm to marijuana plans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota is waiting for a state Supreme Court decision on whether recreational marijuana will become legal in July. But state lawmakers and city governments are moving forward with their own pot plans. Officials statewide…

SD DOH: 36 total new COVID-19 cases statewide, 15 West River

PIERRE, S.D. — On Tuesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 34 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 109,137. Two cases are considered as new probable cases. No new deaths…

S.D. Missing Persons Monday - 06/21/21

PIERRE, S.D. — Every Monday, the Office of the Attorney General of South Dakota highlights missing persons cases still active throughout the state. Take a look at the cases below - your information could make the difference! KYLE GULLICKSON (30)…

Health care groups propose easing medical pot certifications

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s largest health care providers have proposed that lawmakers drop part of the requirement for people seeking medical marijuana identification cards to obtain a physician’s recommendation to use the drug. Under the proposal made…

Father's Day bundle of joy

RAPID CITY, S.D. — There wouldn't be Father's Day without babies, and one Ellsworth airman experienced one of the best gifts a guy could receive, a son on Father's Day. After hours of waiting, Corey…

Make Music Black Hills back in action

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Arts Council has joined forces with the Allied Arts Fund to celebrate Make Music Black Hills, in conjunction with Make Music Day. A global event…

Soldiers get hands on training at Golden Coyote

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Army National Guard is currently hosting it's 37th Golden Coyote training exercise, an opportunity for more than 2,000 military members to get hands on training. Golden Coyote…

FINAL RESULTS: South Dakota High School Finals Rodeo

FORT PIERRE, S.D. - The champions were crowned on Saturday at the South Dakota High School Finals Rodeo in Fort Pierre. Along with winning state titles, the top four contestants in each event qualified for the National High School Finals…

Feds: Man suspected of stealing at least 63 golf carts

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a Minnesota man with transportation of stolen vehicles in what they say was a litany of golf cart thefts. An FBI affidavit filed in North Dakota this week says the man is…

Pine Haven Fire now 100% contained & controlled

PINE HAVEN, Wyo. — A wildfire burning near Pine Haven, Wyoming, since June 16 is now 100% contained and controlled. The fire burned 103 acres of land and is believed to be unintentionally human-caused, with no evidence of foul play…

STUDY: mine under Hideaway Hills could extend below I-90

BLACK HAWK, S.D. — Montana Technical University recently finished a geophysical study of the Hideaway Hills subdivision, confirming that there are no voids underneath Daisy Drive. Montana Tech was asked by Fitzgerald Law Firm - which represents a number of…

Spearfish Honor Guard to marshal Fourth of July Parade

SPEARFISH, S.D. — The Spearfish Honor Guard will be recognized as the Parade Marshalls for the 21st annual Spearfish Fourth of July Parade. The Guard has around 20 members who volunteer their time around the Northern Black Hills by serving…

Law enforcement searching for missing Rapid City woman

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. — Law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating a missing Rapid City woman last seen early Friday morning in the area of Merritt and White Buffalo Roads. 33-year-old…

Fire at state prison in Sioux Falls sends 3 to hospital

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Investigators are looking into what caused a fire at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. The fire that damaged the carpentry shop at the prison sent three staff members to the hospital for…

Fire near Pine Haven now 100% contained after burning 103 acres

UPDATE (617/21 @ 6:10 P.M.): The Pine Haven Fire is now 100% contained. 103 acres burned. Mop up operations will continue through Sunday evening. Unburned fuel remaining inside the containment line will continue to burn and smolder so some smoke…

SD DOH: 16 total new COVID-19 cases, one death statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Thursday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 109,088. No cases are considered as new probable cases. One new death…

UPDATE: 13-year-old Lacee Elyse Donovan found safe

UPDATE (6/17/21 10:45 am): Lacee Elyse Donovan has been located safe. MISSING CHILD UPDATE: Lacee Elyse Donovan has been located safe. — RapidCityPD (@RapidCityPD) June 17, 2021 RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City…

2.6 magnitude reported near Quinn Wednesday morning

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. — A 2.6 magnitude earthquake was reported about nine miles north-northeast of Quinn in Pennington County early Wednesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quake…

SD DOH: 10 total new COVID-19 cases statewide, five West River

PIERRE, S.D. — On Wednesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 109,077. No cases are considered as new probable cases. No new deaths…

SD DSS launches program to help with behavioral health costs

  PIERRE, S.D.  –  The Department of Social Services (DSS) recently launched the Behavioral Health Voucher Program, offering funding assistance and support for mental health and substance use services. “South Dakotans across the…