South Dakota

COVID-19 Outbreak Linked To Youth Wrestling Tournament in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A COVID-19 outbreak has been linked to a wrestling tournament in Sioux Falls March 31 through April 3. Minnesota Department of Health says 64 teams from at least 52 Minnesota counties participated including Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Pennington, Todd and Wadena in our area. They have confirmed COVID-19 cases associated with the tournament in Morrison and Wright…

Ohio officials say Noem website used photos without consent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Ohio officials say a website unveiled by South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem to promote her campaign to ban transgender women from women’s sports is using photos without consent. Ohio Democratic state lawmaker Casey Weinstein says the website “defendtitleixnow” features images from Hudson, Ohio and other neighboring communities. Hudson City School District officials says hey did not give…

Veblen, SD – Town of the Week 3-23-21

Veblen becomes our fourth Town of the Week from South Dakota. With a large dairy operation the town has its largest population in its history. Categories: Town Of The Week Tags: Marshall County South Dakota, SISSETON, South Dakota, TOWN OF THE WEEK, Veblen

Fargo Mask Mandate Set To Expire As Active Cases Rise In Cass County

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. —  Fargo’s mask mandate ends Monday while Cass County continues to lead North Dakota in active cases with 285. Cass is well ahead of any other county in the state. Last Sunday the county had 198 active cases. State health officials report one new COVID-19 death and 49…

Fargo man arrested for burglarizing South Dakota home

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KVRR/KWAT) – A Fargo man arrested Monday night in South Dakota is accused of burglarizing a home in Codington County. Thirty-two-year-old Dylan Kerr is being held on charges of first degree burglary, intentional damage to property, possession of a stolen vehicle and petty theft. Codington County deputies were called to the area where the burglary occurred on a…

South Dakota attorney general may be impeached

Jason RavnsborgPIERRE, S.D. (KVRR/KWAT) – Lawmakers in Pierre are considering impeaching South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg. Articles of Impeachment could be brought in the State House as early as today and would be required to be filed no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday. House members have been privately discussing impeachment since last Thursday when Hyde County authorities announced the…

South Dakota’s attorney general charged in fatal crash

Jason RavnsborgPIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s attorney general has been charged with misdemeanor careless driving after he struck and killed a man with his car. Jason Ravnsborg is also facing misdemeanor charges of operating a motor vehicle while using a mobile electronic device and veering out of his lane, Emily Sovell, deputy Hyde County state’s attorney, announced. Authorities said he…

South Dakota bill bans abortions based on Down syndrome

Gov. Kristi NoemPIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has introduced a bill that would ban abortions based on a Down syndrome diagnosis. The bill was introduced as part of the legislative session and noted that Friday was the 48th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe versus Wade, which declared that women have a constitutional right…