LOWER LAKE, Calif. — Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a former Pierre firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground.
RAPID CITY — Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Black Hills said this week they're taking steps to notify veterans affected by an information breach caused by an employee who accidentally threw away personnel files on its Hot Springs campus.
DEADWOOD — The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says a 46-year-old Colorado man has died near Lead.
A water main break in the 300 block of West Pleasant Drive is leaving 12 homes and an apartment building without water this morning, a city official has said.
It’s been three months since the fire devastated Pierre Flower Shop. Wally Thomsen said Thursday morning that he has no plans for what he would do with the property.
Shoppers will have a chance to pick through bargains this weekend — and help area youth while they’re at it.
GETTYSBURG, SOUTH DAKOTA – William Epling must have been a quiet man.
Pierre has seen about $10.5 million worth of building activity so far in 2015.
April 20, 1942 – July 29, 2015
South Dakota farmers and political leaders are raising questions about how new federal regulations on water might hurt state interests and business.
President Barack Obama on Thursday declared that a major disaster exists in South Dakota and ordered federal aid for state, tribal and local recovery efforts, including in Stanley and Hughes counties, and Fort Pierre and Pierre.
MINNEAPOLIS — A federal bankruptcy judge declined Thursday to extend next week's deadline for victims of clergy sex abuse to file claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
A water main break in Pierre reported at 4:19 p.m Thursday was fixed by about 10 p.m., a police dispatcher said.
SIOUX FALLS — A man serving life in prison for killing a woman in Sioux Falls 45 years ago has died. Corrections officials say 69-year-old Dale Aschmeller died Thursday morning at a Sioux Falls hospital, following a lengthy illness.
Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing last weekend in Fargo at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel.
FARGO — Former U.S. attorney from North Dakota Timothy Purdon is taking on his previous boss.
Citibank will not be able to reclaim $30 million in overpaid bank taxes to the state because it didn't request a refund until after the three-year legal window had passed, the South Dakota Supreme Court said in an opinion released on Thursday in Pierre.
The Pierre school board Wednesday passed an amendment requiring home and private-school students to take at least one course through the school district to participate in an extracurricular activity.
Christopher Jansen, the former Walworth County prosecutor indicted last year in state court on six counts of child rape, pleaded guilty to two of those counts Wednesday.
The Pierre Menards store will open for business September 15, the store's manager said Wednesday.
PIERRE, S.D. — Seven cases of a rare infectious disease that humans can catch from animals and insects have been reported in western South Dakota since June, state health officials said Tuesday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Storms early this week have caused damage across South Dakota.
Ten athletes who have not graduated from the Pierre school district will be affected by a proposed school board policy requiring students to participate in at least two courses at a district school if it passes today’s special meeting vote.
The under ground work is done on Pierre Street and the work is on schedule, according to city officials, but another project a block away, replacing a water main on Coteau Street, has only made problems worse for some downtown businesses.
A change-of-plea hearing has been scheduled in the case of Christopher Jansen, the former Walworth County state's attorney charged with several counts of child rape.
Due to concerns over the state's dwindling supply of qualified teachers, the South Dakota Board of Education meeting in Pierre Monday adopted a new rule that would make it easier for middle school teachers to get certified to teach math.
FARGO — The West Fargo School Board has voted to lift the suspension of a former North Dakota teacher of the year who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student in 2009.
RAPID CITY — A report on a wildfire in Wind Cave National Park in April concludes the park underestimated how dry conditions would affect efforts to control an escaped fire.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — A Minnesota dentist - and North Dakota native - said today he regrets killing a beloved and protected black-maned lion in Africa this summer, even as death threats come worldwide on social media for the big-game hunter.
Wednesday is the last concert of summer 2015 for the Capital City Band, directed by Larry Johnson.
Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill was excited about the project.