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Citizens question number of closed county commission meetings
 RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Some western South Dakota residents are questioning the county commission's practice of holding discussions behind closed doors in executive sessions.   According to news reports,  more than 60 percent of Pennington County Commission ...
April 23, 2018

Tribal specialty plates offered by South Dakota agency
PIERRE, SD - The South Dakota Department of Revenue will begin offering Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe specialty license plates May 1. Vehicle owners may apply for the new tribal license plates at any time by visiting their local county treasurer's office or online at https://mysdcar...
April 23, 2018

Early voting for June primary underway
PIERRE, S.D.  - Beginning Friday, April 21, 2018, South Dakota voters can start weighing in on the primary election. Absentee voting starts 46 days before the primary election June 5. Not only will political parties pick their candidates for the general election, all South ...
April 23, 2018

Free cyber-security seminars to be held
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Scammers are estimated to have stolen $63 million from U.S. taxpayers in the past five years. This week, AARP of South Dakota is stepping up to help consumers learn how to protect themselves. One-third of consumer complaints of fraud and identity theft ...
April 23, 2018

Strategic plan announced to combat child trauma
PIERRE, S.D. - Childhood trauma that includes emotional, physical or sexual abuse can cause huge life impacts, but these can be minimized through awareness events such as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, through the end of April. In South Dakota, agencies and law enforceme...
April 23, 2018

Legal battle over proposed gravel pit exansion continues
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The legal battle over expansion of the Croell Redi-Mix gravel pit south of Rapid City may not be over. Croell purchased the old Perli Pit aggregate mine along Highway 16 – a popular tourism corridor -   and was approved for expansion by  P...
April 23, 2018

Target announces car seat trade-in program
RAPID CITY, S.D.  - If you have any old car seats, don't throw them out. Target will take them off your hands. Beginning April 22 until May 5, car seats can be dropped off at any Target in a designated bin at the front of the store. Anyone who donates will get a 20 percent ...
April 23, 2018

Rapid City man sentenced in medical laser scheme
RAPID CITY, S.D. — An 83-year-old Rapid City man convicted in a nearly $17 million illegal medical laser scheme has been sentenced to 12 years in federal custody. Larry Lytle was sentenced on Friday. Judge Roberto Lange recommended that Lytle be evaluated for possible plac...
April 23, 2018

Tribes want to assume control over Sioux San Hospital
RAPID CITY, SD – It was is being called “a historic, self-governance effort never before initiated in the Great Plains, three South Dakota tribes announced they want to assume management of the Sioux San Hospital in Rapid City. The historic site is currently managed ...
April 20, 2018

Bank fine goes to federal agencies, not victims of abuse
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in a wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the $1 billion will go to the victims ...
April 20, 2018

Mountain lion harvest similar to last year
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — This year's mountain lion harvest in South Dakota was about the same as last season, despite more purchased licenses and more snow that can help hunters track the animals. Hunters killed 31 lions in the Blacks Hills, 19 of them female. Last season, ...
April 20, 2018

Earth Day Expo offers programs, entertainment, vendors
RAPID CITY, SD – The annual Earth Day Expo will begin with a March for Science in Rapid City where day-long activities are in place for the free event. Beginning at 8:30am, Sunday, April 22, 2018 participants will march for Science from the Surbeck Center at South Dakota S...
April 20, 2018

Banking on reservation offered for first time
KYLE, S.D. - For the first time in the 129-year history of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation residents can open a checking account there. Before the Lakota Federal Credit Union opened its doors in Kyle in 2012, Pine Ridge residents had no bank on their reservation. In February t...
April 20, 2018

Off-road users warned to stay off trails
CUSTER, S.D.  - Spring moisture coupled with warmer temperatures is a damaging combination with off-roading enthusiasts in the mix. This time of year,  Black Hills Forest roads and trails become wet, soft and impassable. Forest Service officials caution the public to s...
April 20, 2018

Former city mayors have new plan for civic center
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Proponents of a new Rushmore Plaza Civic Center arena will hold a rally  Friday, April 20, 2018  in downtown Rapid City to get out the vote, but four former Rapid City mayors continue in their effort to stop the project. The four civic leaders - &nbs...
April 20, 2018


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