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South Dakota to shutdown down stretch of Interstate 29, Dakota Dunes residents asked to evacuate

Gov. Kristi Noem addresses area residents and reporters during an update on flooding in southeast South Dakota on Sunday. (Joe Sneve/The Dakota Scout) NORTH SIOUX CITY — Peak flood levels in the south...

31 years later, daughter wants answers about mother’s murder

Tonya Hertel is still looking for answers about her mother’s death 31 years ago. Monica Bercier Wickre went missing from Aberdeen in April 1993. Her body was found in the James River two months later....

Flooding in South Dakota prompts declaration emergency from Gov. Noem

Update: A news release from South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Saturday night clarified Wall Lake and Lake Vermillion are included in the water bodies where “no boating” orders are in place. The two ...

Legals & Public Notices | June 21, 2024

CITY OF SIOUX FALLS MINUTESCity Council MeetingTuesday, June 18, 2024, at 6:00 PM Carnegie Town Hall, 235 West 10 th St., Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104 CALL TO ORDER 1. MEETING ROLL CALL Present: Co...

Patience waning as property tax probe dampens expectations of relief, cuts

PIERRE — A panel of lawmakers assembled to study property taxes is tempering hopes their work will do much to bring relief to South Dakotans. Others, though, are warning a perfunctory effort from Pier...

Abortion rights group turns to federal court in defense of Amendment G

The state’s leading abortion rights advocacy group is asking both state and federal courts to stand against its chief political rival. A ballot question committee behind a proposed constitutional amen...

South Dakota’s first tiny home village needs more time, money

A group working to build 25 tiny houses for homeless veterans in Sioux Falls won’t meet construction deadlines it promised when it accepted nearly $1 million worth of assistance from City Hall. But wi...

New road, bridge tax coming for Brown County property owners

After a lengthy deliberation, Brown County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution establishing a new road and bridge tax. That happened during their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 18 at the...