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Rapid City shooting investigation now a homicide investigation

A 17- year old male from Box Elder has died of injuries suffered in a Tuesday night shooting. Rapid City police determined the shooting took place in an alleyway behind the 700 block of Blaine Avenue. The victim was taken to Rapid City Regional Hospital shortly after 8 pm Tuesday night and died early Wednesday…Continue Reading

Driver arrested after crash with Lead-Deadwood School bus

The Lead Police Department says a passenger car ran into the back of a Lead-Deadwood school bus Tuesday afternoon on Highway 385 near the intersection with Kirk Road. Police say the bus began to slow to make a regular stop when it was hit. Police say one student was taken to Lead-Deadwood Regional Hospital with…Continue Reading

Meadowbrook Elementary Principal makes court appearance

A Rapid City elementary school principal is accused of pointing guns at a teacher in his home. Forty-nine-year-old Daniel Janklow appeared in court Tuesday on an aggravated assault charge. The teacher said she offered to help Janklow after he had back surgery. When Janklow asked her to drop off food at his home on Feb.…Continue Reading

Shooting victim suffers life threatening injuries

Rapid City Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that has left a male victim with serious life threatening injuries. Shortly after 8:00 pm Tuesday night, police received a report of a male that had just been shot. The person reporting the shooting was inside a vehicle which was taking the victim to Rapid City…Continue Reading

Flu numbers on the rise

South Dakota is starting to see flu numbers climb. From December 2018 to early February 2019, Pennington County has already seen 21 cases end up in the hospital and already one death. In early February, about 1,000 cases of flu was reported, according to the state health department. But the Regional Health Director of Infection,…Continue Reading

State Senate passes sports gambling measure

South Dakota’s Senate has passed a measure that would ask voters to allow sports betting in historic Deadwood. The chamber voted 18-14 on Wednesday to send the measure to the House. Republican Sen. Bob Ewing, the sponsor, says supporters believe voters should be given the opportunity to decide if they’d like to have sports wagering…Continue Reading

Industrial hemp measure passes House

State representatives have overwhelmingly advanced legislation to legalize industrial hemp in South Dakota days after Gov. Kristi Noem asked lawmakers to shelve the efforts this session. The House voted 65-2 Monday to send the bill to the Senate. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm says it’s time to move forward with hemp. The vote comes after Noem…Continue Reading

Juvenile dies in snowmobile crash

A juvenile from North Dakota died from injuries sustained in a snowmobile crash in Lawrence County. The juvenile died Sunday in Lead/Deadwood Regional Hospital. The name, age and hometown of the crash victim is being withheld pending family notification; and at the request of the family. According to a release from the county coroner, the…Continue Reading

Spearfish set to begin improvement projects

The City of Spearfish is getting set to embark on multiple improvement projects in 2019.  One project expected to launch early Spring of 2019 is upsizing the Tinton Tank Water Distribution line. This will allow stored water from the tank to be distributed into the east side water network more efficiently. Another project the city…Continue Reading

Deadwood gaming finishes year in positive territory

Deadwood gaming finished 2018 strong posting gains of over 10 percent for the month of December. The robust December numbers helped push Deadwood into positive territory for the year as casinos a handle of just over 1.1 billion dollars, an increase of 1.5 percent as compared to 2017.  Both slots and table games saw increases…Continue Reading

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