SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sioux Falls officials are debating whether the city should accept federal money to help with recovery from an ice and snow storm last month. Councilman Kermit Staggers says the city has money in reserves and other parts of the country, like tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., are facing much bigger problems. The storm last month dumped two feet of snow on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
WHITEWOOD, S.D. (AP) - The western South Dakota town of Whitewood has named its new police chief. Mayor Deb Schmidt announced this week that 20-year law enforcement veteran Robert Steenholdt will take over the position. He replaces Randy Milburn, who submitted a letter of resignation last week.
GARRETSON, S.D. (AP) - The national commander of The American Legion is visiting Garretson. James Koutz will visit the Post 23 Dugout late this afternoon. Koutz will speak about the programs of The American Legion and contributions being made to veterans and communities.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Ralph Halverson, the longtime executive director of the Montana Coaches Association, has died a few days after suffering a stroke. Halverson's daughter, Vicky Nelson, says her father died Monday at the age of 93. Halverson competed in track and basketball at Northern State University in South Dakota.
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