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Rapid City Police release name of stabbing victim

A Rapid City woman accused of stabbing a man to death Saturday is held on $100,000 bond. Police arrested 32-year-old Lorraine Swallow for the stabbing death of her nephew, 28-year-old Tyrell Bull Bear. Bull Bear was reportedly stabbed twice during a heated argument. A witness told police that Bull Bear was in Swallow’s face, preventing…Continue Reading

SD High School Basketball media Poll-12/10/18

BASKETBALL S.D. MEDIA POLL The South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll for the week of Dec. 10 is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are listed in parentheses. Boys Class AA 1. Yankton (17) 2-0 85 1 2. Stevens 1-1 42 4…Continue Reading

Lockhart wins Round 2 at NFR

2018 WRANGLER NFR ROUND RESULTS BAREBACK – ROUND 2 Perf Place Contestant Score/ Time Stock Contractor Stock Name Prize Money 2 1 Tilden Hooper 87.50 Rafter G Rodeo Ankle Biter $26,230.77 2 2 Steven Dent 87.00 Kesler Rodeo Uptown Flash $20,730.77 2 3 Clayton Biglow 86.50 Frontier Rodeo Tip Off $15,653.85 2 4/5 Mason Clements…Continue Reading

Regents approve in state tuition rates for surrounding states

Students from six surrounding states will soon pay the same tuition rate as South Dakota residents at the state’s public universities. The  South Dakota Board of Regents approved the new policy this week. Board President Kevin Schieffer says the goal is to grow enrollment, meet the state’s workforce needs and attract more financial resources to…Continue Reading

O’Connell, Lockhart and Routier come up empty in Round 1 at NFR

2018 WRANGLER NFR ROUND RESULTS BAREBACK – ROUND 1 Perf Place Contestant Score/ Time Stock Contractor Stock Name Prize Money 1 1 Wyatt Denny 87.00 Pickett Pro Rodeo Night Crawler $26,230.77 1 2 Mason Clements 86.50 J Bar J Colorado Bulldog $20,730.77 1 3 Kaycee Feild 86.00 Kesler Rodeo Street Dance $15,653.85 1 4 Will…Continue Reading

SD Class A All State Volleyball Team announced

Class A all-state Volleyball team As selected by the South Dakota Volleyball Coaches Association First team Kadye Fernholz, Miller — Jr., 6-1, MH; 471 kills, 24 ace serves, 75 blocks, 322 digs Morgan Hammerbeck, Winner — Jr., 5-11, OH; 361 kills, 50 ace serves, 28 blocks, 349 digs McKenna Kranz, McCook Central/Montrose — Sr., 5-8,…Continue Reading

Daugaard presents final budget

In his last budget address as governor, Dennis Daugaard recommends a $4.8 billion budget for the 2020 fiscal year. That’s what he told the South Dakota Legislature Tuesday afternoon. On average, it is a 2.3 percent increase ($94 million) over last year. About two thirds of the state’s budget is tagged for state aid for…Continue Reading

SD Class B All State Volleyball selections announced

Class B all-state volleyball selections As selected by the South Dakota Volleyball Coaches Association First team Madalyn Groft, Northwestern, Jr., Setter (1,131 digs, 274 digs, 187 kills, 29 blocks, 77 aces) Hanna Reiff, Chester Area, Sr., Libero (956 digs and 54 aces) Peyton Melius, Faulkton Area, Soph., OH (no season stats available) Laura Ochsner, Warner,…Continue Reading

Daugaard to present final budget proposal

South Dakota tax collections are largely on track as outgoing Gov. Dennis Daugaard prepares to outline his final budget proposal as governor. The retiring Republican will present the budget plan to the Legislature today. The proposal will be a blueprint for GOP Gov.-elect Kristi Noem, who will formulate her own budget to be discussed during…Continue Reading