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Schools across South Dakota struggle to meet new requirements

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Thirty-six school districts across the state of South Dakota learned on Thursday, Nov. 16th that they did not meet one or both requirements for teacher pay. One district under fire is New Underwood, which broke both requirements. "I am happy with the salary I get he

KOTATV.COM - 2017-11-21 01:42:00

South Dakota's U.S. attorney to step down Dec. 31 after surviving Trump firings

FORT PIERRE, S.D.-U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Randy Seiler, who was one of a few to survive earlier this year after President Trump fired 48 of his contemporaries, has announced he will retire at the end of the year. He plans to return to private practice where his family lives in Fort Pierre. Se

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-21 01:19:35

Did South Dakota's Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Initiative come at cost?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Does locking kids up for committing crimes work to help change their behavior? For almost twenty years incarcerating kids was so common in South Dakota the state consistently ranked number one or two in the nation for the number of minors in custody. That changed when lawmakers

KSFY.COM - 2017-11-21 06:47:00

What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 29 amazing sports photos from November 14 through November 20.

CNN - 2017-11-21 01:58:48

Tribal Leaders from USA and First Nation Chiefs from Canada: "Ruling in Nebraska will not Pave the Way for Keystone XL Pipeline

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - The Treaty Alliance of 150 Tribes in the US and First Nations in Canada, including the Nations all along the KXL route in Alberta, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Oklahoma, said that today's decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission to approve the route

NATIVENEWSONLINE.NET - 2017-11-21 00:13:37

South Dakota community offers family support after car crash

YANKTON | It's been shown time and time again that the Yankton community steps up whenever tragedy befalls one of its own. A recent car crash that seriously injured four people is no exception. In early October, a two-vehicle accident injured three members of a Yankton family: Matt and Tessa Hoefs a

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 01:11:00

138 Thanksgivings Ago

Linda and I are thankful for many things this year. We are thankful for our children and grandchildren, for the friends old and new we've made across the state, and for the opportunity to serve as governor and first lady. I am also thankful for a Yankton dinner table conversation that took place 138

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-21 04:45:00

Wyoming tops SDSU men in Cayman Islands opener

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - Hayden Dalton scored 18 points and Wyoming beat South Dakota State 77-65 on Monday in the first round of the Cayman Islands Classic. The game featured two standout forwards, Dalton a 6-foot-8 senior who came in averaging 26 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Daum, a 6-9 j

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-21 05:02:07

Nebraska clears path for Keystone XL pipeline, challenges remain

LINCOLN, Neb./CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp's (TRP.TO) Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, removing a big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project backed by President Donald Trump, but leaving its future shrouded in legal

REUTERS - 2017-11-21 00:05:49

Gorillas' football standout VanDerWerff picks Jackrabbits

GREGORY - Jayd VanDerWerff is trading his Gregory red in for Jackrabbit blue. The talented Gorilla football standout said Monday that he will play football at South Dakota State University, accepting a preferred walk-on offer from the Jackrabbits. VanDerWerff, who was Gregory's most versatile player

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-21 02:11:00

SD utilities commissioner 'deeply disturbed' by Keystone leak

A South Dakota utilities commissioner is "semi surprised and deeply disturbed" by a 210,000-gallon oil leak discovered last week from TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline in Marshall County. Commissioner Gary Hanson was a member of the state Public Utilities Commission that in Marcy 2008 approved the per

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-21 00:30:00

TransCanada to test water in drainage ditch near spill

A South Dakota official says TransCanada Corp. plans to test water from a drainage ditch near the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline to determine if it is polluted. Brian Walsh, a manager at the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, said Monday that

KHQ RIGHT NOW - 2017-11-21 02:35:00

Environmentalists Rush To Combat 210,000-Gallon Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill In South Dakota

South Dakota is facing an environmental crisis with the leak of 210,000 gallons of oil from the Keystone Pipeline on November 16 near the town of Amherst. Now the Environmental Protection Agency, Greenpeace, and even the local tribe that opposed the pipeline are all taking action to clean up the spi

A PLUS - 2017-11-21 00:19:36

Headed to in-state schools

Six Brandon Valley student-athletes signed national letters of intent Friday, Nov. 17, to attend South Dakota colleges and play sports. Haylee Waterfall signed with Augustana to participate in track and field and cross country; Josh Donahoe signed with South Dakota State for track; Hannah Hendrick w

ARGUS LEADER - 2017-11-21 05:11:33

TransCanada starts excavation work after South Dakota pipeline leak (TRP)

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Canada Corp has started initial excavation work at the site of an oil spill on its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota but has not yet pinpointed where the leak came from, a state official said on Monday. The 590,000 barrel per day Keystone pipeline, which links Alberta's oil sands

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-11-21 00:42:03

SDSU's Christion, Johnson Grab Top Missouri Valley Honors

South Dakota State's three-point win in the regular season finale at South Dakota has earned a pair of Jackrabbit players top honors from the Missouri Valley Conference. Quarterback Taryn Christion is the Offensive Player of the Week. The junior completed 23-of-36 passes for 299 yards and three touc

ESPN991.COM - 2017-11-21 06:06:40

MBB: Jacks Drop Opener at Cayman Islands Classic

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- South Dakota State saw a second-half surge fall short Monday in the opening round of the Cayman Islands Classic, losing 77-65 to Wyoming at John Gray Gymnasium. The Jacks (3-2) shot 37 percent from the field and hit nine 3-pointers. State got to the free line 30 times an

KSFY.COM - 2017-11-21 01:23:00

MBB: USD Downs Mt. Marty

VERMILLION, S.D. - In the campus game of the Sanford Pentagon Showcase, South Dakota men's basketball defeated Mount Marty 93-54 Monday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Tyler Hagedorn scored a game-high 16 points while three Coyotes, including Logan Power, set a new career-high for po

KSFY.COM - 2017-11-21 06:52:00

Coyotes handle Mount Marty with ease

VERMILLION, S.D. | As expected, South Dakota's men's basketball matchup with Mount Marty amounted to nothing more than a glorified scrimmage for the Coyotes, who zipped to a 93-54 win at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The game provided NAIA Division II Mount Marty a chance to compete against a Di

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 03:20:00

Hagedorn has 16 to lead South Dakota to fourth win

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Tyler Hagedorn had 16 points to help lead South Dakota to its fourth win of the season, dominating NAIA Mount Marty College 93-54 on Monday night. South Dakota (4-1) has won two straight after losing to TCU 76-71. The Coyotes will host Southern Miss on Friday. Hagedorn made 8 of

ESPN - 2017-11-21 06:36:00