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Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
Utility regulators look again at prosecuting wind company
State law requires state agencies put grant agreements on internet
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
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Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
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Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
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Ron E. Heiter
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WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
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Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
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Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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October 27, 2014
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Mitchell
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Lottery officials say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million has been sold in Mitchell. Officials say the ticket holder matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Powerball on Saturday's drawing. The winning numbers are 6, 10, 51, 54, 57, and...
October 27, 2014 - 6:34am
October 7, 2014
Jamaican DJ files plea deal in lottery scam
By Dave Kolpack FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A prominent Jamaican disc jockey charged for his role in a lottery scam targeting older people in the Dakotas and elsewhere is scheduled to plead guilty. Deon-ville O'Hara, also known as ZJ Wah Wa, is among 26 people who were indicted by...
October 7, 2014 - 10:06pm
September 29, 2014
Retired nurse from Hoven claims $200K Wild Card 2 jackpot
HOVEN (AP) — A retired nurse in Hoven has claimed the $200,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot in Saturday's drawing. South Dakota Lottery officials say Christa Ramirez is the lucky ticket holder. Officials say Ramirez matched all five white ball numbers and the wild card. Ramirez says...
September 29, 2014 - 8:21pm
Hot Lotto ticket sold in Kadoka worth $9,000
KADOKA (AP) — A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Kadoka is worth $9,000 in the latest drawing. State lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to win the game's $3,000 third prize, at odds of 1 in about 139,000. The ticket holder also...
September 29, 2014 - 11:41am
September 22, 2014
Powerball ticket sold in Hot Springs worth $10,000
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — South Dakota lottery officials say a Powerball ticket sold in Hot Springs is worth $10,000. The ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball in the Saturday drawing to win the game's third prize. The odds of winning it are 1 in about 650,000. The...
September 22, 2014 - 2:13pm
September 18, 2014
Winning Powerball tickets sold in Aberdeen, Rapid City
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Aberdeen is worth $10,000 in the Wednesday drawing, and a ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $20,000. South Dakota lottery officials say both tickets matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's $10,000...
September 18, 2014 - 3:44pm
September 5, 2014
State lottery shifts direction and promotes video lottery
PIERRE — The South Dakota Lottery is shifting its marketing away from individual products such as specific games and is promoting more play of video lottery terminals that are privately owned. The state agency has $100,000 earmarked in its budget this year for advertising video...
September 5, 2014 - 4:32pm
August 7, 2014
Wild Care 2 winner sold in Mitchell
A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Mitchell is worth $6,000 following the Aug. 6 drawing The owner of the ticket matched five of five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card to win the game's second prize. Winning numbers are 1, 7, 8, 17, 26 and the Wild Card is the Ace of Spades....
August 7, 2014 - 9:26pm
July 31, 2014
Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Hartford worth $6,000
HARTFORD (AP) — A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Hartford is worth $6,000 in Wednesday's drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card to win the game's second prize. The odds of winning it are 1 in about 127,000. The...
July 31, 2014 - 3:47pm
July 24, 2014
14 Clear Lake co-workers claim $230,000 jackpot
PIERRE (AP) — A group of 14 co-workers from a Watertown area business have claimed their $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say the "EMPI 14" all work in the West Building of the EMPI facility in Clear Lake. They've been collectively purchasing lottery...
July 24, 2014 - 11:20pm
June 26, 2014
Most SD lottery revenue down, officials say
PIERRE -- The 2014 budget year that ends June 30 hasn't been kind to the South Dakota Lottery. Officials said Thursday revenue was down; the estimated total through June 14 from the three sets of games was nearly $105.7 million. At the similar point one year ago it was $107.5 million. State...
June 26, 2014 - 10:01pm
June 11, 2014
Vermillion man claims $154,737 lotto jackpot
PIERRE — At first, Derek Ronning thought his co-workers were playing a joke on him. “I figured maybe they’d put a fake ticket in my wallet to make me think I was a winner,” said the Vermillion man, who works nights for the city of Vermillion. “So I stared at the ticket...
June 11, 2014 - 8:18am
June 8, 2014
Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion worth $154K
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Lottery officials say a Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion is worth $154,737. The ticket matched all five numbers in Saturday's drawing. The odds of doing so are 1 in 324,632. The winning numbers are 5, 6, 10, 27 and 33. Officials say the...
June 8, 2014 - 10:12pm
Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls worth $10,000
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls is worth $10,004 in the Wednesday drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's $10,000 third prize. The odds are 1 in about 650,000. The...
May 8, 2014 - 3:35pm
April 24, 2014
SD Lottery Commission repeals 1991 restriction on promotions
Establishments will have more flexibility to promote video play PIERRE — Managers of video lottery businesses in South Dakota will have a much freer hand to offer promotions as part of a state strategy to increase betting activity and make more money from players. The...
April 24, 2014 - 7:05am