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Woman dies in rollover crash off cliff in southwest South Dakota
HERMOSA, S.D. — A woman died Wednesday night, Dec. 12, in a one-vehicle crash in Custer County. The 78-year-old woman was driving a 2002 GMC Yukon east on Box Canyon Road about six miles west of Hermosa when the vehicle left the road, went down an embankment and off a 50-foot-high cliff, according t
South Dakota's unsolved mysteries: 5 to remember
Several murders and missing person cases in South Dakota remain unsolved, including the 1974 disappearance Ellabeth Lodermeier, who has never been found. Another unsolved mystery in South Dakota dates back to the 1940s. Another is as recent as 2015.
North Dakota St vs South Dakota St Live Stream: How to Watch FCS Football Semifinal Online
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits will visit the rival North Dakota Bison at the Fargodome on Friday in the first semifinal of the NCAA FCS football playoffs. The game is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. If you don’t have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can
This South Dakota Country Store Is One Of The Last Of Its Kind… And You Are Going To Want To Visit
When it comes to shopping in South Dakota, there is no shortage of options or places to go for groceries, gifts, clothes, and more. However, when you tire of the big box stores and generic chains, and long for something more unique, there is one place in particular we recommend, which is this South
Free press? South Dakota elected official asks for $100,000 in taxpayer funds to sue local newspaper
An elected board member in South Dakota, unhappy with the reporting of the Rapid City Journal, proposed using $100,000 of taxpayer funds to sue the newspaper. His motion was defeated by a 6-3 vote on Tuesday night, just hours after TIME magazine honored four journalists and one news organization as
South Dakota agriculture leaders press Sen. John Thune on issues
Although Congress' new farm bill provides certainty for South Dakota farmers, issues still remain to be addressed in the agriculture industry. South Dakota agriculture leaders gathered in Sioux Falls on Friday to bend the ear of U.S. Sen. John Thune on issues facing South Dakota residents. Lisa Rich
Missouri set to face red-hot South Dakota
There aren't many teams in Division I basketball hotter than the No. 22 Missouri Tigers right now, but their next opponent is one of them. Missouri will take on the streaking South Dakota Coyotes at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The game will be broadcast on SEC Network + and KTGR, or the Mizzou
South Dakota man gets jail, probation in fatal Nebraska ATV crash
HARTINGTON, Neb. — A South Dakota man accused of drinking alcohol before the fatal Nebraska crash of an all-terrain vehicle has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and five years of probation.
South Dakota man gets 40 years for killing infant daughter
KENNEBEC, S.D. -- A Lyman County court sentenced a 38-year-old Vivian man on Friday to spend 40 years in prison for killing his 7-week-old daughter in May 2017. Gerald Brink, 38, was convicted of domestic abuse first-degree manslaughter, to which he pleaded guilty on Oct. 25. He was sentenced to 50
The South Dakota Christmas Display That Was Just Named One Of The Most Beautiful In The World
A few weeks ago, we brought you This Christmas Tree Trail In South Dakota Is Like Walking In A Winter Wonderland, which talked all about one of our best Christmas displays and why everyone should see it. Since then, this display has received major accolades and was even named one of the most beautif
Wave of nursing home closures hitting small South Dakota communities
MOBRIDGE, S.D. (KELO.com) -- South Dakota has seen several nursing home closures in the past few years and two more are pending amid what a health-care industry expert says is an impending crisis in long-term care in the state.
Watch: South Dakota Highway Patrol K-9s 'sing' for holiday commercial
A holiday commercial from the South Dakota Highway Patrol features the department's police dogs "singing" a festive tune. The commercial, which the department also posted on its Twitter account, features K-9s Ryker, Thor, Koda, Brix, Aros, Zeke and Bobby barking set to the tune of "We Wish You A Mer
How South Dakota's Paul Erickson is tied to Maria Butina's guilty plea
A Russian woman who pled guilty Thursday to conspiracy to act as a foreign agent conspired with a longtime South Dakota political operative to influence U.S. political figures on behalf of Russia, court documents say.
South Dakota State University researcher is discovering new ways to destroy cancer cells
BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- A South Dakota State University researcher is discovering new ways to destroy cancer cells that develop resistance to multiple chemotherapy drugs.
9 Foods Every South Dakotan Craves When They Leave South Dakota
Are you traveling out of state this holiday season? Do you have to move anytime soon? Or maybe you left South Dakota a long time ago and are still longing for your home state? No matter your circumstance, we here at Only in South Dakota would like to send you off with a fair warning, as nearly every
State pulls SD sheriff's certification after sexual harassment admission
PIERRE, S.D. -- After admitting to seven accusations of sexual misconduct, a northeast South Dakota sheriff has had his certification rebuked by a state commission. Members of South Dakota’s Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission on Thursday, Dec. 13, unanimously voted to rebuke
South Dakota Snowmobile Trails Open Tomorrow
Snowmobile trails across South Dakota open tomorrow (Dec. 15). The Black Hills have not yet received much for snow accumulation, so officials say the majority of trails are in poor condition. East River trails will see minimal grooming by opening day. Snowmobilers are encouraged to check local condi
South Dakota school report cards show inaccurate safety data
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's recently released report cards on schools are filled with inaccuracies in safety data, according to state education officials. For the first time, the report cards required under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act include information on school safety from a
Here Are The 7 Best Cities In South Dakota To Retire In
Earlier this year, Kiplinger released their list of the best places to retire, naming South Dakota as their number one pick! Are we surprised by these findings? Of course not, but we wanted to dig in even further to discover which towns in particular are the best ones to retire in and came up with t
College football: Former West star Moore to transfer to South Dakota
VERMILLION, S.D. -- Former Waterloo West star Devon Moore announced on Twitter Thursday that he is transferring to the University of South Dakota. Moore choice comes two weeks after he announced he was leaving the Iowa State football program where he spent his first two collegiate seasons.