The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that nullified a voter-passed amendment to the state constitution that would have legalized recreational marijuana use.
The great-grandson of famed Lakota Sioux Chief Sitting Bull has been confirmed as his closest living relative by scientists, who used a new DNA technique.
The number of COVID-19 cases in South Dakota increased significantly over a span of two weeks following one of the most popular motorcycle enthusiast rallies in the country which drew hundreds of thousands of people.
A 10-year-old boy who died in the Big Sioux River saved one of his younger siblings who had fallen into the water.
Video posted on Facebook showed the moment an airport employee in South Dakota gave a stellar performance, juggling batons and entertaining onlookers on March 6.
Recreational marijuana initiatives passed in four states this year, from liberal New Jersey to conservative Montana and South Dakota. The results prove how broadly accepted marijuana has become.
South Dakota investigators says that Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg reported hitting a deer with his car on Saturday night but actually killed a pedestrian whose body was not found until the next day.
A study from San Diego State University shows 19 percent of the 1.4 million new coronavirus cases in the United States over the last month can be traced back to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota in August.
An analysis of anonymous cell phone data from Camber Systems, a firm that aggregates cell phone activity for health researchers, found that 61% of all the counties in the U.S. have been visited by someone who attended Sturgis, creating a travel hub that was comparable to a major U.S. city.
The powerful storm system that roared across the Midwest earlier this week killed at least two people and also caused widespread damage to millions of acres of crops in Iowa, according to officials.
Up to 250,000 are expected to attend the rally, which stretches on for nearly another week.
The New York Times reported on Saturday that in 2019, a White House aide asked South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's office about how a president could get added to the famed mountain sculpture.
Many who rode their bikes into Sturgis on Friday expressed defiance at the rules and restrictions that have marked life in many locales during the pandemic.
Though only about half the usual number of people are expected at this year's event, residents were split as the city weighed its options. Many worried that the rally would cause an unmanageable outbreak of COVID-19.
Gov. Kristi Noem defended the upcoming celebration at the memorial in a recent interview.
Several groups led by Native American activists are planning protests for Trump’s July 3 visit, part of his “comeback” campaign for a nation reeling from sickness, unemployment and social unrest.
Amid a campaign to take down statues across the country that has moved quickly from targeting monuments of Confederate generals to those of former presidents, South Dakota’s governor is promising that the famed Mount Rushmore will not be next.
A six-week old South Dakota boy was mauled to death by his family's dog, sheriff's officials said.
Even during a pandemic, some teachers are showing that they're still willing to go above and beyond for their students.
A Sioux Falls company has awarded holiday bonuses its 120 employees likely won’t forget.