South Dakota

Democrat George McGovern dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was a campaign in 1972 dishonored […]


Death row inmate to be executed Monday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s first execution in five years, and only the second in more than half a century, is scheduled for Monday night. Eric Robert, 50, pleaded guilty in the April […]


New NASA photo satellite to join 40-year mission

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A fleet of picture-snapping NASA satellites that for 40 years has documented forest fires, tsunamis and everyday changes in the Earth’s geography will soon get a new member. With Landsat […]


BPI sues ABC News for 'pink slime' defamation (audio)

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (AP) – Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub “pink slime,” claiming the network damaged the company by […]


CDC: Nation on track for deadliest West Nile year

NEW YORK (AP) – Health officials say they’re convinced this will be the worst year for West Nile virus deaths and severe illnesses since the disease hit America’s shores in 1999. So far, 1,405 serious […]


Salon manager dies trying to protect employee

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sioux Falls police say a 24-year-old salon manager was killed trying to protect an employee and her two children from an armed boyfriend who was upset about a domestic violence […]


Mom of slain girl to attend killer's execution

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A woman whose 9-year-old daughter was kidnapped, raped and slashed to death 22 years ago in South Dakota says she’s raised enough money to attend the convicted killer’s execution. Tina […]


Wynonna resumes tour after husband's crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Wynonna Judd is going back on tour after her husband lost his left leg in a motorcycle crash. She says in a statement that husband Michael Scott “Cactus” Moser “continues to […]