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South Dakota lawyer gets more than two years in prison for fraud

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A disbarred South Dakota lawyer who pleaded guilty to wire fraud and other counts for allegedly stealing nearly $144,000 from a dead man’s estate has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken also ordered Rena Hymans, of Vale,...
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Waiting on the SD Supreme Court

The South Dakota Supreme Court heard arguments in April over the constitutionality of “Amendment A”, the recreational marijuana issue that was approved by voters last November. The court has not yet issued a decision in the case. Senator Art Rusch of Vermillion says the time frame is not unusual.. Rusch...
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Carroll's Jeff Becker commits to South Dakota State

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Carroll senior quarterback Jeff Becker committed to South Dakota State to continue his football career on Monday. A dual-threat quarterback, Becker threw for 2,581 yards and 33 touchdowns on 158 completions. He also ran 104 times for 549 yards and 10 touchdowns. Becker helped lead...
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Unruly Passenger Arrested at South Dakota Airport

It is not unusual to read about a passenger on an airline flight getting booted off of a plane and arrested. It is unusual for it to happen in South Dakota. According to the Rapid City Journal, 41-year-old Mistie Justice Watkins of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., spent the weekend in jail after an incident that went down at the Rapid City Regional Airport on Friday night.
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S.D. men sentenced for defrauding Microsoft

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Two South Dakotans who pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally selling Microsoft computer software worth many thousands of dollars have been sentenced. Bryan Bernhold, 26, of Box Elder received one year of probation, was fined $2,000 and ordered by the judge to perform 100 hours...

SD 911 system could get more backup

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — State government’s board that manages South Dakota’s 911 system decided Tuesday to seek more redundancy for emergency callers and to shift some of the burden of aligning rural addresses in counties. The catch, however, is federal grant money must be used to offset 60% of the...

South Dakota Savers: Get to know your grocery store and ways to shave your bill

FREEMAN — Bob Pidde has been in the grocery business since the 1970s, and he knows shoppers are always looking for a good deal. But he disagrees with one old adage. Common wisdom suggests that you shouldn’t buy groceries on an empty stomach, the idea being that the shopper will think less critically when making a purchase and perhaps overlook more economical shopping.
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Need a Job? South Dakota Is One of the Best Places to Be

One of the areas where the country has yet to fully recover from the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the labor force. A recent report from NBC News shows that there are currently 3.5 million fewer people employed these days compared to pre-pandemic levels, with only fewer than 68 percent of American men and less than 57 percent of women actively working these days.
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Custer State Park

Sometimes state park could be even better as a national park. Custer State Park should have been a national park. The rocky geological formation is very unique. Me and Remy had a blast exploring the Needles Cave. Also, we got lucky here that we saw lots of bison close up. You can do Custer right after Mount Rushmore since they are close to one another. Would highly recommend! Music: Youtube's Audio Library - One More Time and Namaster Trip by Ofshane ✔ I N S T A G R A M <a href=""></a>/ ✔Y O U T U B E <a href=""></a>/