Gov. Kristi Noem defended the upcoming celebration at the memorial in a recent interview.
Julia Lee Carter is facing charges of first-degree manslaughter and abuse or cruelty to a minor.
Amid a campaign to take down statues across the country that has moved quickly from targeting monuments of Confederate generals to those of former presidents, South Dakota’s governor is promising that the famed Mount Rushmore will not be next.
The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office in South Dakota said in a statement that first responders found the boy with several bite wounds. He was flown by helicopter to a hospital where he died of his injuries, the sheriff’s office said.
A meat plant in South Dakota is being shut down after 293 of its employees tested positive for coronavirus.
A Sioux Falls company has awarded holiday bonuses its 120 employees likely won’t forget.
A woman from South Dakota thought she was being rushed to the hospital for kidney stones, but was told by doctors when she arrived that she was actually going into labor with triplets.