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WATERTOWN, S.D. – A 29-year-old woman walking along U.S. Highway 212 about two miles west of Watertown was struck by a pickup and killed Thursday night about 9:40 p.m. Names have not yet been released pending notification of family, said the South Dakota State Highway Patrol.
MILBANK, S.D. -- A 15-year-old girl has died when a SUV driven by a 14-year-old boy rolled over one mile north of Milbank in far northeast South Dakota Tuesday afternoon. The boy, and three other teenage girls in the car, had minor injuries when the 2002 Chevy Trailblazer went into the ditch off a gravel road and rolled several times about 4:45 p.m.. The girl who died, who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle, said the South Dakota State Patrol.
HECTOR, Minn. -- A 29-year-old Sisseton, S.D., woman died while she was walking on U.S. Highway 212 early Tuesday morning when she was struck and killed by a semi. Kara Diane Dirtseller was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 2:09 a.m. near Hector in Renville County in central Minnesota.
CASS LAKE, Minn. -- Leech Lake Tribal College in northern Minnesota had some good news on their first day of classes Monday, Aug. 21. The Cass Lake college was named the best community college in the U.S. The study by personal finance website WalletHub ranked more than 700 college and technical schools across the U.S. based on affordability, student-faculty ratio, graduation rates and job placement.
WATERTOWN, S.D. -- Led by perennial top 10 best community or technical college in the U.S. -- the Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown -- South Dakota has been ranked the No. 1 system in the country.
BISMARCK — With livestock producers sorely in need of hay for their animals in drought-stricken areas of North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana, the North Dakota Department of Agriculture is looking for hay donations and truckers to move the hay. Already 840 livestock producers have applied on the website for hay from what's being called the "Hay Lottery." With the huge number of applications, the department has decided to do a lottery. Each producer selected in the lottery will get a semi-load of hay in the lottery on Sept. 1.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Eddie Rosario was named the American League Player of the Week on Monday. He is one of the main reasons the Minnesota Twins remain in contention for a division title or wildcard spot.
DULUTH, Minn. -- All Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar locations in Minnesota will remain open, the corporate franchisee said Monday. The announcement followed news that up to 135 Applebee’s restaurants will be shuttered across the country this year. The franchisee has about 50 restaurants in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
STURGIS, S.D. -- Fatal and serious injury accidents increased substantially at the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally compared to last year, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. On the last day of the rally on Saturday, two deaths were reported raising the death toll to eight for the nine-day event, up from three deaths last year.
STURGIS, S.D. -- A 27-year-old man driving a vehicle on U.S. Highway 16 seven miles west of Custer died Thursday, Aug. 10, in what was the sixth fatal crash of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this year. The man, whose 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan rolled in the ditch, had three other passengers in the vehicle in the 7:10 a.m. crash with one suffering life-threatening injuries.