South Dakota

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Travel Guide To Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Practical travel guide to one of the jewels of the National Parks System, Mount Rushmore National Memorial


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South Dakota Officials Report 7 Cases Of Rare Children’s Virus

South Dakota health officials are confirming seven cases of a rare virus believed to be the cause of a severe respiratory illness that affects children.



Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

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Greg Vecchi shows off his new space. (Pioneer photo by Jaci Conrad Pearson)

Coming To Deadwood: Bullets And Beer

Businessman Greg Vecchi promises safety and fun at Deadwood Guns.


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South Dakota Ranchers Reeling From Cattle Losses

Western South Dakota ranchers are reeling from the loss of tens of thousands of cattle in last weekend’s blizzard, and many will dispose of carcasses in pits set to open Monday.


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Cops: Car Could be Crucial Clue in 1971 Disappearance

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota and Union County authorities say they’ve found a car believed to be related to the 1971 disappearance of two 17-year-old girls. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Union County […]


Motorcycle daredevil Robbie Knievel (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Authorities: Robby Knievel Arrested On DUI Charge

The daredevil son of Evel Knievel has been arrested on a drunk driving charge in South Dakota.


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South Dakota’s Corn Palace Renovations Get City OK

A quirky eastern South Dakota landmark dedicated to all things corn is undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation, including new lit domes resembling ears of corn, in an effort to draw in more maize-curious visitors.


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Mom Says Son Who Died In River Was ‘Biggest Hero’

The mother of a man who died in an icy South Dakota river while trying to rescue a 6-year-old boy says her son made the ultimate sacrifice.


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South Dakota Gov Signs Into Law Bill Allowing School Districts To Arm Teachers

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Friday allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns.