One person died and three others were injured on Thursday when a Subaru Forester, travelling westbound on Interstate 90 left the road, crossed over the median and collided head-on with a vehicle travelling eastbound on the interstate, just west of Murdo.
On Tuesday, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced that South Dakota and other states including California, Florida, New York, North Carolina, and Texas, have reached an agreement with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
The Monument has announced it’s first live music performance since opening it’s newly constructed Summit Arena. Mr. Worldwide aka Pitbull, is officially the first concert slated in Summit Arena at The Monument.
September 11th, 2001 was a difficult day for Americans no matter where you were in the country, however, an anchor with us here at KOTA Territory, Aaron Dickens, was living in New York City at the time the towers were attacked leaving him with lasting memories that affect him still today. ”New Yorkers struggle together and New Yorkers survive together. It seems like such a short time ago. I just cannot believe it’s been 20 years.”
It’s been 20 years since the United States was attacked by terrorists who targeted the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon, and 20 years since the bravery of the passengers on United Flight 93.
According to a 2021 Workforce Survey by the Associated General Contractors of America, 50% of construction firms in the states saw an increased headcount, while 22% saw a reduction in workers, and 28% saw no real change.
It may seem like morale in the North Rapid community would suffer, after a summer of tragedy in neighborhoods like Knollwood townhouses. However, where there’s despair, there’s also a determination to build a better future among the youth of the community.
One western South Dakota town is getting creative in order to help local businesses find employees, the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Sturgis Economic Development Corporation, has assembled the “work force opportunity wall.”
The art scene in Rapid City continues to expand as more galleries pop up throughout town. Two artists from the Pine Ridge reservation opened a gallery in June aimed to give indigenous artists the opportunity to sell their work off the reservation.
A Box Elder woman who pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced to twenty-four and one-half years in federal prison, followed by 5 years probation and a $100.00 fine.
COVID 19 cases continue to rise in counties in the Black Hills, with Pennington County reporting 123 new cases since Thursday to bring the total number of active cases to 921. Overall, there were 472 new cases statewide according to the latest numbers from the South Dakota Department of Health.
UPDATE: Thursday at morning at his plea hearing, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s was sentenced on both counts for which he plead “No Contest”. He received no jail time. Ravnsborg’s No Contest plea included one count of driving a motor vehicle while operating an electronic device, and one count of improper lane change.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will avoid a trial and take a plea deal for misdemeanor traffic charges in a crash last year in which he hit and killed a man who was walking along a rural highway, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
On Tuesday, the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office put out a tweet reminding the public to be mindful of phone calls from scammers who pretend to be law officers in order to steal money from unsuspecting individuals.