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SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
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Week of Oct. 24 South Dakota Sportswriters Association polls
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Kernels dispatch Pierre in three sets
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Area high school volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Golden Eagles
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
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Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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Roland "Rollie" Benson
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
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GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 10, 2016
Powerball lottery ticket sold in Watertown worth $100,000
WATERTOWN (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Watertown is worth $100,000 in the latest drawing. Lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's $50,000 third prize in Saturday's drawing, and the ticket holder bought...
October 10, 2016 - 5:32pm
August 5, 2016
Lottery officials forecast a minimal uptick in 2017
PIERRE — South Dakota saw more video lottery terminals in operation during July and the amount of money that players lost went up as well. That was one piece of the summary delivered Thursday to the South Dakota Lottery Commission. The other parts showed sales of instant-win...
August 5, 2016 - 5:59pm
June 3, 2016
Two Mitchell men win $50K Powerball
For two Mitchell men, buying lottery tickets for the past 20 years has finally paid off. Philip Picha and Mike Hilton are splitting their $50,000 winnings from their Powerball ticket, drawn on Wednesday. The duo matched four of the five white ball numbers and the Powerball to claim...
June 3, 2016 - 8:45pm
Lottery commissioners agree it's time to try new directions
PIERRE — Unable again this year to get approval from the Legislature on expanding video lottery, the South Dakota Lottery Commission decided by consensus Friday to focus on finding innovations for its other products. The commissioners want more emphasis on instant tickets and...
June 3, 2016 - 4:16pm
Elderly man sentenced in wide-ranging Jamaican lottery scam
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An elderly man from Kentucky who decided to participate in a Jamaican lottery scam after he was victimized was sentenced on Thursday to time served and ordered to help pay back more than $5 million in losses to other victims. North Dakota authorities say James...
June 3, 2016 - 10:53am
May 26, 2016
$25,146 Dakota Cash jackpot won in Canton
PIERRE — A single ticket sold in Canton matched all five numbers in Wednesday's drawing to win the $25,146 Dakota Cash jackpot. Winning numbers are 4, 19, 21, 27 and 33. The odds of winning the top prize in Dakota Cash are 1:324,632.
May 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
May 12, 2016
Lottery officials hope EZ Match is a winner
PIERRE— The South Dakota Lottery is preparing to offer a new product that is a hybrid between jackpot lotto games and instant-win scratch tickets. The game, known as EZ Match, would be an added option for the Dakota Cash lotto game that's been offered since 1993. Players who...
May 12, 2016 - 6:03pm
May 5, 2016
$35,658 Dakota Cash jackpot won in Watertown
Pierre — A single ticket sold in Watertown hit the $35,658 Dakota Cash jackpot for the May 4 drawing. The lucky ticket holder matched all five white ball numbers; the odds of winning the top prize in Dakota Cash are 1:324,632. Winning numbers are 1, 3, 15, 18 and 27. The holder...
May 5, 2016 - 4:10pm
March 29, 2016
Custer resident claims $50,000 Powerball prize
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Custer resident has claimed a $50,000 Powerball prize that he won last week. South Dakota lottery officials say Ray McLaughlin has claimed the winning ticket from Wednesday's drawing. The ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win...
March 29, 2016 - 4:15pm
February 24, 2016
Wild Card 2 lottery comes to an end in 4 northern states
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A lottery game played in some northern states for nearly two decades is ending with Wednesday's final drawing due to sagging sales. Wild Card 2 has had dozens of jackpot winners, including a $2.8 million payout in Idaho in June 2007, and has paid out tens of...
February 24, 2016 - 11:51am
February 22, 2016
Final Wild Card 2 drawing on Wednesday
PIERRE—After 22 years in South Dakota, the Wild Card 2 lotto game holds its final drawing this week. The jackpot for the final draw is $375,000. The game produced 21 jackpot winners in South Dakota through the years, the largest being the $1,385,486 prize won by Robert Dunn,...
February 22, 2016 - 6:25pm
January 18, 2016
Wild Card 2 lottery game ending in Dakotas, 2 other states
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A lottery game in the Dakotas and two other states is ending next month due to a drop in popularity. The Wild Card 2 game will conduct its final draw on Feb. 24. Players will be able to purchase advance tickets up to the final date. Winners must claim Wild...
January 18, 2016 - 5:57pm
Powerball changes improve prize odds; longer shot at jackpot
PIERRE (AP) — New rules for Powerball in South Dakota mean players have a better chance of winning a prize at the expense of a longer shot at the jackpot. The Legislative Rules Review Committee approved changes to the game Monday. The rules were first authorized by the state...
August 18, 2015 - 2:01pm
July 31, 2015
Lottery commissioners make odds worse, so Powerball jackpot will be harder to win
PIERRE — Sales of Powerball lotto tickets sagged 18 percent in South Dakota during the past year. The reason: People won jackpots too often. The effect: Jackpot amounts never grew large enough to stir more people to buy more tickets. The South Dakota Lottery Commission agreed...
July 31, 2015 - 8:41am
June 29, 2015
Mega Millions ticket sold in Spearfish worth $25,000
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Mega Millions ticket sold in Spearfish is worth $25,000 in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to win the game's $5,000 third prize in Friday's drawing, and an option...
June 29, 2015 - 11:35am