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NEW YORK — Car dealerships in North America are still wrestling with major disruptions that started last week with cyberattacks on a company whose software is used widely in the auto retail …

What was planned as a small ceremony attended only by the late Moody County Deputy Sheriff Ken Prorok’s family and colleagues, turned into a well-attended sign dedication event last Tuesday at the scene of the incident that claimed Prorok’s life on February 2nd.

The annual Flandreau Airport Fly-In will not be happening in 2024. Always held on the first Sunday after the Fourth of July, the Fly-In typically showcases unique planes, organizations, and pilots while raising funds for a local non-profit. In the past, Team of Angels hosted the breakfast; this past year, the Moody County Boys and Girls Club was the host organization. However, the non-profit element of the Fly-In was missing this year, and without it, it just doesn’t have the same draw, said Brad Bjerke, a City Councilman and member of the Airport Board.

The 1742nd Transportation Company recently wrapped up its annual training, leaving Flandreau with full bellies and renewed confidence in the community’s support. On June 5th, members of VFW …

The long-term sustainability of the Moody County Ambulance service is uncertain due to the absence of a full-time paramedic and ongoing funding challenges. The county took a positive step last week, …

Flandreau City Council members are still debating the best way to address the need for a curfew in local city parks.

The court appearance by Joseph Gene Hoek this past Thursday in Moody County was brief and to the point. Hoek, it was announced, has been deemed competent to face the First-Degree Murder and Aggravated Eluding charges against him related to the February 2, 2024 death of Moody County Chief Deputy Sheriff Ken Prorok. Five weeks has been set aside for the trial which is set to begin on April 21, 2025.

A third day of torrential downpours this past week meant a tough call for the Flandreau Fridays committee, but early the morning of June 21st, the decision was made to move this year’s multicultural celebration back to this year’s rain date of June 28th.

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As husband-and-wife urologists, we talk a lot about the urinary tract and how it affects our patients. In women, the most common urinary concern is incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of …

Editor's note: This story is the second one in a two-story series. HURON — The patchwork nature of the rural and reservation health care system in South Dakota sometimes requires …

PIEDMONT — A 47-year-old man died Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle UTV crash 6 miles northeast of Piedmont. Preliminary crash information indicates Aaron M. Sibilsky of Pulaski, …

DAKOTA DUNES — During the week that started  June 9, bridge work began on the Interstate 29 overpass at exit 1 near Dakota Dunes. Work on the project includes approach pavement …

PIERRE — Travel South Dakota’s Tourism Advertising Promotion Grant program has awarded a total of $163,110 to assist South Dakota’s tourism industry and increase visitation to …

HURON — On June 24, the closure currently in place on state Highway 37 (Dakota Avenue) through Huron will be extended through the Third Street intersection. The closure will be in place on …

NEW YORK — Donald Sutherland,  the Canadian actor whose wry, arrestingly off-kilter screen presence spanned more than half a century of films from “M.A.S.H.” to “The …

AUGUSTA, Maine — Former U.S. Marine Gerry Brooks died alone at a nursing home in Maine, abandoned and all but forgotten. Then the funeral home posted a notice asking if anyone would serve as a …

KHARKIV, Ukraine — The first shock wave shattered aisles stacked almost to the ceiling with home improvement products. The next Russian bomb streaked down like a comet seconds later, unleashing …

MENOKEN, N.D. — Some day, the passenger jets that soar 35,000 feet (10.6 kilometers) over Dan McLean’s North Dakota farm could be fueled by corn grown on his land and millions of other …

PIERRE — The Bureau of Human Resources and Administration’s Office of the State Engineer has contracted with Built Right Construction & Roofing to replace the roof of the Capitol …

Editor's note: This is the first part of a two-part series. SISSETON — All it took in spring 2024 was two small, unrelated medical service interruptions to put women’s health at risk …

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