RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The owners of two companies in Rapid City and Hermosa have been ordered to pay more than $1.2 million for employing undocumented immigrants under a U.S. Forest Service contract. U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler announced Tuesday that a civil judgement of $759,999 has been entered against Aurelio Munoz-Escalante of Black Hills Thinning of Rapid City and a judgement of $458,374 against Sergio Munoz-Escalante of SM Logging & Services of Hermosa.
FLANDREAU, S.D. -- The marijuana plants are already growing in a remodeled building on the Flandreau Santee Sioux reservation as the southeast South Dakota tribe shoots for a New Year’s Eve opening for its first-of-its-kind resort.
Harrisburg High School sophomore Kira Snow hid in a closet in a photography classroom Wednesday after it came over the public address system that a gunman was in the building and a shooting had occurred. “I was really scared,” said the 15-year-old. “It just happened all of a sudden.”
CANTON, S.D. -- Showing no emotion and answering respectfully to the judge, a 16-year-old appeared in Lincoln County court Thursday afternoon on charges he shot and wounded a principal in...
MINOT, N.D. -- Jo Ann Voeller says with drastic growth in Minot’s population largely due to the oil boom in recent years there has been the bad and the good...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Hanging over the approaching one-year anniversary of the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls was a possible lawsuit over the bulging metal panels on the west side of the building that some feel take away a bit from the appearance of the exterior. Up until earlier this week, Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether, on the advice of lawyers, was saying “no comment” on the issue.
The tribal council on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation voted Friday to reinstate its chairman, who was suspended earlier this month for ordering drug tests for all 100 tribal government employees.
A group working on a deal to help resorts and other businesses hurt by the state-mandated end to the walleye season on Mille Lacs Lake earlier this month abruptly adjourned Thursday in St. Paul.
Sturgis Police Chief Jim Bush said Monday in his 38 years on the police force he’s never seen such large crowds at the town’s motorcycle rally. “The traffic is the worst I’ve seen in my whole career,” said Bush, who has been chief the past 25 years. “Every venue I’ve been to, whether the bars, even the pig races, it’s been full,” he said. “I think it’s our largest rally ever --- already.”