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A Native American-led nonprofit has announced that it purchased nearly 40 acres of land in the Black Hills of South Dakota amid a growing movement that seeks to return land to Indigenous people. …

BROOKINGS — Youth interested in the swine industry are invited to participate in the 2024 South Dakota Swine Summit in Brookings. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 13, \ on the …

Sow and Grow

The March 31 South Dakota NASS crop progress report indicates that spring wheat planting was at 1% completion, near the 5-year average of 2%, and oats were at 10% planted, ahead of the 5-year average …

BROOKINGS — SDSU Extension has welcomed Addie Womack as a new livestock production and stewardship specialist. Womack will coordinate the Beef Quality Assurance program in South Dakota, …

PIERRE — The Transportation Hall of Honor Committee is accepting nominations for review and consideration for induction into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor. The purpose of …

The  South Dakota State Fair  will start a day earlier this year, increasing weeklong admission prices because of the additional day. The fair, held in Huron at the end of August each …

RAPID CITY — One of three people convicted of carjacking and kidnapping  an FBI employee in South Dakota has been sentenced to 37 years in prison. Juan Alvarez-Sorto, 25, was …

WHITEWOOD — Two people died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near Whitewood. The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members. …

BROOKINGS — Former, current and future public servants gathered Tuesday to celebrate the creation of the Mike Huether Public Service Academy at South Dakota State University. Located …

BROOKINGS — The career possibilities for athletic trainers in South Dakota are expanding thanks to the efforts of a South Dakota State University clinical assistant professor. Educating …

A push to ask Arizona voters to add a right to abortion to the state constitution took on new stakes this week when the  state's Supreme Court ruled  that the state can enforce a ban on …

BROOKINGS — SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Department of Health Move Your Way team are partnering to get people moving this spring. The Move Your Way spring physical activity …

PIERRE — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley recently announced that a Mitchell woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison, with eight years suspended, after earlier pleading guilty to …

PIERRE — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Economic Development and the Economic Development Finance Authority acted at this month’s meeting, approving an up-to …

BROOKINGS — In the United States, one in every five deaths can be attributed to diet-related chronic diseases, like heart disease, strokes, Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. Most of these …

PIERRE — The South Dakota Retailers Association is offering a variety of scholarships to propel careers in retail, hospitality, business, or trades. Students who will be enrolled in …

NEW UNDERWOOD — Despite being home to wide-open spaces and abundant sunshine, South Dakota ranks 47th in the nation for production of solar power and has lagged well behind other states for …

BROOKINGS — Four undergraduate students in South Dakota State University’s Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics attended the American Physical Society’s annual meeting …

LINCOLN, Neb. — A bill that that would bar transgender students from school bathrooms, locker rooms and sports teams that correspond with their gender identity failed Friday to get enough votes …

RAPID CITY — A jury on Thursday convicted a former tribal leader in South Dakota of defrauding his tribe out of thousands of dollars. After a three-day trial, the jury convicted former …

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