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Aberdeen animal shelter hopes to raise $1M for new facility
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — The Aberdeen Area Humane Society hopes to raise at least $1 million for a new shelter and outdoor facility. The American News reports the current shelter was built in the 1980s. Manager Elaine Schaible says the standards of care for animals have changed.
Breaking down South Dakota State's 2019 roster
South Dakota State reached the FCS semifinals for the first time in 2017, with a chance to face North Dakota State in the title tilt. The Jackrabbits were routed by James Madison, however, and the graduation of a senior class that included All-Americans Jake Wieneke, Dallas Goedert and Jacob Ohnesor
South Dakota women knock off No. 22 Missouri
After a slow start the South Dakota women took control on Saturday, handing No. 22 Missouri a 74-61 loss at Mizzou Arena. It was the second win of the season over a Division I Top 25 team for the Coyotes (10-1), and the first-ever on the road.
Looking back: Disappearance of Ellabeth Lodermeier
In 1974, a 25-year-old Augustana graduate vanished from her home in central Sioux Falls with the car still in the driveway. Friends and family never saw her again. The following is a timeline of Ellabeth Lodermeier's life, disappearance and the search for justice in her case.
Houghtaling, of Doland, takes first in Marketing and Design and Food Animal Agriculture at Big Idea competition
Houghtaling, of Doland, takes first in Marketing and Design and Food Animal Agriculture at Big Idea competition. Danielle Houghtaling, of Doland, was the Marketing and Design winner and Food Animal Agriculture winner of the Big Idea competition held at Northern State University's Johnson Fine Arts C
MSU men drop road affair against Northern State
ABERDEEN, S.D. — The Minot State men’s basketball team didn’t have an answer in slowing down Northern State’s offense. The Wolves (8-2, 4-0 NSIC) nabbed a 85-72 win Friday evening to remain undefeated in conference play and left the Beavers (5-8, 0-4 NSIC) still searching for their first conference
South Dakota man attempts to beat scram with ham
This is the kind of thing you expect to read about someone from Florida, not South Dakota:. “Oh, this is the ham case,” state Judge Mark Barnett said, remembering. Roberts had used a piece of ham stuck between his SCRAM bracelet and his leg to interfere with the bracelet’s detection of his alcohol u
Roberts County sheriff-elect pleads not guilty to assault
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - The sheriff-elect of Roberts County has pleaded not guilty to assault charges. Twenty-eight-year-old Korey Ware, of Sisseton, is accused of assaulting a 30-year-old man at or near an Aberdeen bar on Oct. 6.
Puppy euthanized after owner requests routine checkup
ABERDEEN, S.D. (KSFY) - An Aberdeen woman's puppy was euthanized after a routine checkup. "I had a 9-week-old puppy that I made an appointment for to take her in, regular puppy check," said Veronica Mercer, the dog's owner.
These 8 South Dakota Towns Have The Silliest Names But Are So Worth A Visit
Athol. Blunt. Highmore. No, these aren’t a bunch of marijuana jokes and references (or are they?), but actual South Dakota towns that have silly names! Are you ready to check ’em out? Let’s go!
SD Military Unit Prepares For Deployment
A South Dakota military unit is preparing to go overseas. Crowds filled the gymnasium of the Yankton High School Saturday afternoon for the activation ceremony of the South Dakota National Guard Bravo Battery, 1st of the 147th Field Artillery Battalion and 147th Forward Support Company.
South Dakota man gets 20 years for manslaughter
WATERTOWN S.D. — A 38-year-old Watertown man was sentenced to 20 years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, for killing a 28-year-old Watertown man last April.
FCS Semifinals: #5 South Dakota State Falls to #1 North Dakota State 44-21
For the fourth time in the last seven seasons, a trip to Fargo in the FCS Playoffs has proven to be the road to nowhere for South Dakota State, as top-seeded North Dakota State eliminated the Jackrabbits again Friday night (December 14), this time in the national semifinals, 44-21.
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
Laker girls go 0-2 in weekend road SDAHA games
The Watertown Lakers girls varsity hockey team went 0-2 over the weekend, falling 11-1 to Aberdeen on Saturday and 10-4 to Brookings on Sunday in road South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association contests.
One Watertown, two Brookings-Watertown Select teams win Futsal Flurry titles
One Watertown team and two Brookings-Watertown Select teams captured division titles over the weekend in the Watertown Youth Soccer Association’s Futsal Flurry indoor tournament.
No Apology Necessary: Mayor Levsen Tells Uncomfortable Facts
On Thursday, I spotlighted a September Spotlight on Northern video in which Mayor Mike Levsen discussed Northern State University, Aberdeen water quality and crime, economic development, and a variety of other issues. I also mentioned local self-professed bigot, liar, and dead-ender Pati Koeniguer’s
Mayor Levsen Speaks Truth; Local Bigot Admits Bigotry
Back in September, Dr. Jon Schaff and Dr. Ken Blanchard opened a new season of their Spotlight on Northern TV show with a conversation with Aberdeen Mayor Mike Levsen. Northern State University boosts jobs and economic activity in Aberdeen, but even if our campus added zero jobs and dollars to the l
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
SD regents pass tuition plan for students from nearby states
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Students from six surrounding states will soon pay the same tuition rate as South Dakota residents at the state’s public universities. The Rapid City Journal reports that the South Dakota Board of Regents approved the new policy this week. Board President Kevin Schieffer says t