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STURGIS, S.D. -- Attendance was the second highest in the past 10 years at the 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August in the Black Hills of South Dakota, according to official numbers released Thursday, Oct. 11. The City of Sturgis in reporting the numbers said there were 495,000 visitors at the 10-day event with a total economic impact to the state of $786 million. More than $580,000 was raised at various events for local nonprofit organizations.
MILBANK, S.D. – A 16-year-old boy from Milbank has been identified as the person who died Sunday morning after falling off the hood of a moving vehicle near the town in far northeast South Dakota.
CANTON, S.D. — A 73-year-old Aberdeen man who was standing in the middle of a highway in the southeast South Dakota town of Canton has died after being hit by a vehicle. The South Dakota Highway Patrol said Wednesday, Oct. 10, that Larry Pigors died in the crash that occurred about 8:15 p.m. on Saturday night.
MILBANK, S.D. — A 16-year-old Milbank teenager died Sunday morning, Oct. 7, when he fell off the hood of a moving vehicle about five miles southeast of Milbank in far northeast South Dakota. The boy was riding on the hood of a 2001 Dodge Intrepid which was going westbound about 10:30 a.m. when his foot got caught on the front bumper and he was dragged under the vehicle, said the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
FARGO -- Sanford Imagenetics is now offering genetic testing and counseling at its primary care clinics in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Primary care physicians are able to use the results of the Sanford Chip genetic testing to help patients find which medications will work best for them and help them assess their personal risks of various diseases, including breast cancer.
FARGO — It's now been four years since a Fargo mother whisked away her two children to a remote Indian reservation in northwest South Dakota, for which she was later convicted of parental kidnapping. Despite a tribal court ruling in April that said the girls should be returned to Fargo to their fathers, who have been awarded custody in North Dakota courts, the case is still tied up in legal proceedings. A ruling by a Native American tribal appeals court on Tuesday, Sept. 25., didn't help settle the case either.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 23-year-old Sioux Falls woman is on the run after being accused of shooting a man in a vehicle in the city and then dumping his body north of town along a rural road. Kelsey Rachel Roubideaux is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached, said authorities. She is described as 5-foot-4, 180 pounds with tattoos on her neck and face. She is wanted on warrant for first degree manslaughter.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Authorities are continuing their investigating on Wednesday, Sept. 19, into the shooting death of a 40-year-old Sioux Falls man, whose body was found north of the city on a rural road near the small town of Renner. The victim has been identified as Lakendrick J Thornton. His body was found along the road on Tuesday morning. He died of a single gunshot wound, said Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead.
SISSETON, S.D. -- A 52-year-old Watertown man is still on the run after he took off following a fatal crash near Sisseton in far northeast South Dakota on Sept. 4. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said Tuesday, Sept. 18, that Robert Keoke Jr., who was driving the vehicle, still had not been found.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Golf legend Jack Nicklaus will help kick off the first Professional Golf Association tournament in the Dakotas. Nicklaus, who won 18 major tournaments, will be a part of the opening ceremonies at the inaugural Sanford International Presented by Cambria that starts on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls, S.D. The ceremonies start at 10 a.m. and Nicklaus will be joined by tourney host Andy North and representatives of sponsors Sanford Health and Cambria on the first tee.