The Holidays are in full swing, and for some, this is a time to be around friends and family. And many of those celebrations include gifts. But gift-giving can cause financial stress, as some wonder how they are going to make do until the new year.
“South Dakota Mines has zero-tolerance for racism. We apologize to all who were harmed by the unacceptable actions of those individuals. Their behavior goes against the core mission, vision, and values of our institution,” Dr. Jim Rankin
It’s not every day the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and Rapid City Police Department get to train for a real-life hostage scenario. But law enforcement and special forces got the opportunity to execute their annual full team training using real-life hostage scenarios with real-life people.
The South Dakota Speaker of the House and the Legislative Research Council will face a second lawsuit from newspaper organizations regarding his decision to not release the names of the people signed onto the special session petition.
“This is a tough time in the world,” says Ruth Conway, who is volunteering at the event, “and in Rapid City here, we know there’s a lot of families in need. This allows them to get together and have a big dinner they might not otherwise get to have. That family closeness and support... that’s what gets people by.”
The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office releases data regularly concerning drugs in the community. However, the Unified Narcotics Enforcement, or UNET, who often go undercover to fight against drugs, say those reports aren’t capturing the full scope of the drug epidemic in Pennington County. “I’ve been involved in drug investigations off and on since 2012,” says Sgt. Casey Kenrick, UNET’s Supervisor, “and it’s exploded exponentially in those almost nine years. It’s to a level where I didn’t think this area would get to.”
U.S. Secretary Pete Buttigieg today announced that the Biden Administration will award $23.8 million for two projects in the state of South Dakota through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grants program
The Wyoming Department of Health has issued a statement claiming that Norovirus is likely among the reasons behind increased reports gastrointestinal-related illnesses that have been reported recently in Wyoming.