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State refuses to release details behind South Dakota DOC leadership shakeup, firings

South Dakota state officials are refusing to provide details about an ongoing investigation into the Department of Corrections, but there’s already a precedence for openness for the public to know more.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Five-bedroom home in Sioux Falls sells for $1.1 million

A house in southern Sioux Falls has topped the area sales for the week of June 18.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Noem: South Dakota ends year with more than $80M surplus

“We will continue to be responsible stewards of the taxpayers’ money with an eye towards future economic difficulty,” Gov. Noem said.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Eight area nonprofits apply for A Community Thrives grants

Area nonprofits can get a helping hand for their cause thanks to a $2.3 million grant initiative sponsored by the Gannett Foundation.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Photos: Rosebud Sioux tribe sees remains of children home after 142 years

The Rosebud Sioux tribe welcome home remains of nine children after 142 years on Friday, July 16. The children returned from a Pennsylvania boarding school.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Rosebud Sioux tribe welcomes home remains of 9 children who died at Pennsylvania boarding school

The remains of the children from the Rosebud Sioux tribe returned home in two emotional ceremonies held in Yankton and Whetstone Landing.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘It brings people to town’: Updated Dells campground seeing big numbers

14 new camping spots were added this summer, complete with water and sewer hookups.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Chamber of Commerce changing dates for Biz Bash

The Pigskin Classic football game is over Labor Day weekend. Chamber officials have moved Biz Bash up three weeks.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe holds repatriation ceremonies for nine children

More than 140 years later, the remains of nine of the children returned Friday to South Dakota after a two-day drive from the former Carlisle Indian Reform School.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Lawmakers, educators meet to review, strategize improving South Dakota’s lagging teacher pay

South Dakota lawmakers and educators met for more than three hours to discuss the state’s history of ranking near last in the nation for teacher pay.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘It was pretty crazy’: Dell Rapids Mudcats drill three grand slams in one game

The amateur baseball team his three games last week vs. Lennox. It’s happened only once in Major League Baseball history.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Man arrested in 2013 death of 38-year-old woman in Pennington County

A man was arrested Friday in a homicide that happened in 2013, according to a release by the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Rosebud Sioux children’s remains turned over from Army cemetery

The disinterred remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania were headed home to Rosebud Sioux tribal lands in South Dakota on Wednesday.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Photos: Rosebud children’s remains turned over from Army cemetery

Photos: Rosebud children’s remains turned over from Army cemetery        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Minnehaha County Commission lifts burn ban for county

The burn ban in Minnehaha County has been lifted as of Wednesday, according to a press release from the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Live: Medical marijuana is legal in South Dakota. See what’s happening at the state’s only dispensary

Medical marijuana is legal in South Dakota today. Here are the latest updates from Flandreau, the only dispensary open in the state.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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South Dakota medical marijuana: Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe makes first sale

Jonathan Schrader, Sr., Santee Sioux Tribe trustee, makes the first purchase of marijuana in Flandreau on July 1, 2021.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Gen Xers, rejoice: Everclear, Hoobastank to play The District this September

Summerland Tour 2021 will bring four bands of the ’90s and early 2000s to a local Sioux Falls venue.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Databank May 17-21: Minnehaha County property transfers

Partial list of property transfers from May 17-21, 2021 on record in the Minnehaha County Equalization Office.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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Is marijuana legal in South Dakota after July 1? Here’s what to know about medical dispensaries, cards and more

Despite measures passing legalizing adult recreational cannabis use and allowing medical marijuana, a pending SD Supreme Court case and state deadlines mean not just anybody can start toking up Thursday.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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South Dakota summer camp enrollments double in 2021 after COVID-19 drove closures

Summer camps are back in full swing this year after some limited enrollment or closed completely during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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‘A challenge I could overcome’: Dells teen finishes second at Thunder Valley

Jake Dearduff turned 16 in May. He finished second at Thunder Valley Dragways earlier this month and is in the championship hunt.        Top Featured Tags: – South Dakota NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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