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Tourism season set to kick off Memorial Day weekend

This time of the year is very important for local businesses, as the economy is highly dependent on money from tourists.

Black Hills Cemetery prepares for weekend of remembrance

It may not be rally time yet, but thousands are expected to be in the Sturgis area this weekend.

Positive changes for most recent drought monitor

With old drought monitors placing most of KOTA Territory in the abnormally dry category, and some in the moderate drought category, how much have we improved with the recent precipitation?

Woman shot by Campbell County deputies is identified

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A woman who was fatally shot by Campbell County Sheriff's deputies has been identified as 39-year-old Nikki Jo Burtsfield, of Gillette.

Bosworth testifies during her election law violation trial

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota political candidate Annette Bosworth has defended herself during her trial for election law violations by saying she didn't intend to mislead anyone.

Shooter in Sheridan killing faces 35 years in prison

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A Sheridan judge has sentenced a man convicted of killing a local homeowner to serve at least 35 years before he would be eligible for parole.

South Dakota among nine states in salmonella outbreak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna that has sickened 53 people in nine states.

Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off injury

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Serious injuries such as bone fractures and dislocations are occupational hazards for bull riders, but doctors, riders and researchers say concussions are at the top of…

Selfies, hashtags, status updates- how much information is too much on social media?

Before you start posting things on Social Media this Memorial Weekend, there's some safety precautions you should keep in mind. 

Cybersafety over the holiday weekend

7th Circuit Court gets new judicial leadership

South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson Thursday announced through an aide that Craig Pfeifle is now the presiding 7th Circuit Court judge.

New local head judge

Be careful around high water, KOTA Territory advised

The good news?  Reservoirs are at or near capacity. The bad news? Pactola Reservoir is so full that water is overflowing the south boat ramp parking area and that boat launch is closed.

Books part of effort to help all third graders become proficient readers

Give a kid a book and you change the world.  That is exactly what Rapid City public schools are trying to do.

Travel expected higer than normal for Black Hills

With gas prices a dollar less than last years average, holiday travel in KOTA Territory is expected to be higher than average.

Campbell County deputy kills woman armed with knife

County Attorney Ron Wirthwein said an initial electronic Taser stun charge fired by officers did not slow the woman's advance.

Boy Scouts president: Lift ban on gay adults

Robert Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America, called for the organization to end its ban on gay adults in remarks at the organization's national business meeting Thursday.

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Tourism season set to kick off Memorial Day...

Black Hills Cemetery prepares for weekend of...

Positive changes for most recent drought monitor

Woman shot by Campbell County deputies is...

Bosworth testifies during her election law...

Shooter in Sheridan killing faces 35 years in...

South Dakota among nine states in salmonella...

Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off...

Cybersafety over the holiday weekend

Selfies, hashtags, status updates- how much...

New local head judge

7th Circuit Court gets new judicial leadership

Be careful around high water, KOTA Territory...

Books part of effort to help all third graders...

Travel expected higer than normal for Black Hills

Campbell County deputy kills woman armed with...

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Boy Scouts president: Lift ban on gay adults

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