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SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
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Hofer birth announcement
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Amick birth announcement
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White Lake man celebrates nine decades
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Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
October 15, 2015
DOT workers to spend 3 days repairing I-90 bridge over I-29
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Department of Transportation workers will be repairing the bridge deck in the westbound lanes of the Interstate 90 bridge over I-29 for the next three days. The DOT will be reducing westbound I-90 to one lane through the interchange during construction,...
October 15, 2015 - 4:53pm
October 7, 2015
Sheriff seeks public's help in probe into body found on I-90
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities in southeast South Dakota are renewing their efforts to find anyone with information related to the death of a 16-year-old boy whose body was found on Interstate 90 last week. The circumstances surrounding the death of Jay Gary Lavender are still...
October 7, 2015 - 2:02pm
August 21, 2015
Plankinton man dies in single vehicle rollover Friday
MOUNT VERNON -- A Plankinton man died after a one-vehicle rollover crash early Friday morning on Interstate 90. Jonathan Talbott, 24, was...
August 21, 2015 - 2:32pm
Speed limit upped to 80 mph on part of I-90 in NE Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Transportation officials have increased the speed limit to 80 mph along a 17-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in northeast Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Transportation says the increase affects I-90 between the east side of Sundance and the South Dakota...
August 21, 2015 - 2:04pm
August 10, 2015
Wisconsin man killed in crash on I-90 in South Dakota
VALLEY SPRINGS (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man was killed and three others were hurt when the pickup he was driving on Interstate 90 crashed two miles west of the South Dakota-Minnesota border. The South Dakota Highway Patrol said in a news release Sunday that 51-year-old...
August 10, 2015 - 4:53pm
July 27, 2015
Two motorcycle crashes result in three injures Sunday on interstate
CHAMBERLAIN — While officials were working the scene of one motorcycle crash Sunday on Interstate 90 in Brule County, another motorcycle crash occurred while traffic was backed up. A total of three people were injured in the two separate crashes, which were about one mile...
July 27, 2015 - 3:43pm
June 2, 2015
Flooding shuts down stretch of I-90 north of Rapid City
PIEDMONT (AP) — Authorities say motorists were stranded on Interstate 90 north of Rapid City as flooding from a storm shut down the highway. The Rapid City Journal reports a 20-mile stretch of I-90 was closed for a time Monday night. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the...
June 2, 2015 - 4:16pm
January 8, 2015
Would you like fries with that?
SALEM -- A snow plow was used to clear about 500 pounds of french fries from the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 after the fries spilled from the trailer of a semi involved in a pileup Thursday afternoon near Salem. McCook County Emergency Manager Brad Stiefvater told The Daily...
January 8, 2015 - 9:12pm
December 27, 2014
PHOTO: No one injured in I-90 rollovers
There were two rollover accidents within a short timespan on Interstate 90 within just a few miles of each other Friday evening, authorities...
December 27, 2014 - 7:13pm
November 18, 2014
Interstate Information Centers open this weekend
PIERRE — South Dakota's 13 Interstate Information Centers open Saturday to welcome and aid guests as they travel within the state. Most of the centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and all are located along Interstates 29 and 90 near Chamberlain, New Effington,...
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Two suffered minor injuries in rollover
A Sioux Falls woman was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90. Carol Calkins, 53, was driving east on I-90 in McCook County when she attempted to pass a vehicle, said Jonathan Harms, deputy public information officer at the South Dakota Department of Public...
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
I miss that child-like enthusiasm
As Nancy and I drove west on Interstate 90 through a bit of blowing snow somewhere between Kennebec and Presho late on Veterans Day evening, I caught myself thinking, "I'm way too old for this.'' I meant way too old for the late drive home in an unpredicted bit of snow. It seems...
November 18, 2014 - 3:09pm
Driver hits construction truck, resulting in I-90 closure
A truck crashed into a construction vehicle on Interstate 90 Wednesday between Mitchell and Mount Vernon, closing the westbound lanes for about 30 minutes. The crash occurred around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday near mile marker 323 on I-90, two miles west of the Betts Road exit. Douglas...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
No injuries after I-90 semi fire
CHAMBERLAIN -- A semi-truck pulling a horse trailer started on fire Monday afternoon, but no injuries were reported in the incident. South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Adam Woxland said flames ignited in the vehicle on Interstate 90, near mile marker 263 in the Chamberlain area....
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
October 21, 2014
Texas couple's motor home burns down on I-90 near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA (AP) — A Texas couple has lost their motor home after it caught fire while they were traveling through South Dakota on U.S. Interstate 90. The Argus Leader reports Myrna and Robert Pendley, of Lone Oak, Texas, were driving the vehicle that caught fire near on the...
October 21, 2014 - 10:18pm