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.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg obtained his 7th speeding ticket in as many years just mere days before heading to trial in an accident he was involved in that led to one pedestrian death in September 2020.
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.
Five million Americans bought a gun for the first time in 2020, according to the Firearm Industry Trade Association, and as gun sales rose, ammunition became harder to find. One local shooting range says a year and a half later business has not slowed down.
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.
Pioneers came to the Black Hills in the late 1800′s in search of gold, and in that same spirit the Black Hills are attracting the pioneers of today, scientists who are looking to unlock the secrets of the universe.
The dollar hasn’t been stretching as far as it used to, especially at the pump. According to AAA gas prices are at the highest they’ve been all year with the national average at $3.19 over a $1.00 more than last year. But that isn’t the end of the story, for Western South Dakota tourism spikes the already high price of gas.
The Kirk Hill wildfire is currently burning just five miles southwest of Sturgis. As of 5:30pm, Forest Service Personnel had estimated that 50 acres of land have already been engulfed in flames, with 0% containment.
The South Dakota Board of Regents adopted a statement and action plan that strongly positions its public universities as "places of opportunity for all students to benefit from higher education, preparing them to live and work in South Dakota or anywhere in the world." As part of that, they took a swing at "banning" critical race theory in South Dakota public campuses.