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Lake Benton man indicted on rape, solicitation charges in Brookings County

A Lake Benton, Minnesota man has been indicted on five felony counts in Brookings County. Eighteen-year-old Tristen…

SDSU President Barry Dunn concerned with impact of pandemic on students

He’s especially concerned for K-12 students as they continue their education. Perry Miller has more…   June…

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…

Noem declares Juneteenth holiday; most SDSU offices closed today

Governor Kristi Noem has announced a holiday for state workers on Friday in honor of Juneteenth. This…

One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Thursday; active cases continue to fall

One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Thursday. The total is now 2027. Active cases in Brookings…

Brookings man killed in tractor rollover

A Brookings man is killed in a tractor rollover. Assistant Brookings County Sheriff Scott Sebring says it…

Virus cases drop, health officials warn of fall resurgence

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials warned that despite coronavirus cases declining to the…

Senators would stop ‘micropolitan’ label for 144 US cities

Some lawmakers are trying to stop 144 American cities from losing their designations as “metropolitan areas.” The…

No COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday; active cases continue falling

No COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday. The total remains 2026. Active cases in Brookings County…

Teen killed in Grant County collision with a semi

One person was killed Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Milbank. Names of the two…