BOX ELDER, S.D. (AP) - A pickup driver ran over and killed a pedestrian on an Interstate 90 service road east of Rapid City in Box Elder. The Department of Public Safety says it happened before dawn yesterday on a stretch of road that doesn't have street lights. The agency says 52-year-old Michael Albright of Box Elder was going east in his Chevrolet pickup when he struck what he thought was a deer. He stopped and got out and realized he had hit a pedestrian. Authorities haven't been able to identify the victim, who was pronounced dead at a Rapid City hospital.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Sioux Falls bail bondsman has a role in the upcoming movie "Nebraska." Kevin Kunkel tells KDLT-TV he responded to a post on Facebook and was only looking at being an extra in the film. But after the casting director had him read a few lines, he ended up with the part of Cousin Randy.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Gold coins wrapped in $100 bills have been found in two Salvation Army donation kettles in Rapid City. Salvation Army spokesman Mark Kirkeby says the anonymous donations are worth a total of about $2,600. Donations of such coins in Salvation Army kettles have become an annual holiday event in many cities around the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two South Dakota teachers are among 102 to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Erin Marsh teaches math in Pierre and Ann Anderson is a science teacher from Belle Fourche (bel FOOSH').
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