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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say an occupied home was struck by at least two bullets during a neighborhood shooting that apparently stemmed from a fight, but no one was hurt. Authorities say the people inside the home were not involved in the Monday afternoon incident that involved multiple gunshots.
RAPID CITY (AP) — A 19-year-old South Dakota man who fell while climbing Montana's highest mountain peak earlier this month has died from his injuries. The Rapid City Journal reports that Thomas Craig Pfeifle died at a hospital Monday. Pfeifle had fallen 20 to 30 feet while climbing near the summit of the 12,800-foot Granite Peak on Aug. 8.
NORTH SIOUX CITY (AP) — The state Department of Transportation says repair work is beginning on Interstate 29 near North Sioux City. The agency says work repairing concrete pavement and resealing joints is beginning this week. The repairs will run from the Iowa state line to north of Exit 4 for the north and southbound lanes. In the work zone, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Drivers should pay attention to traffic and watch for construction workers and equipment.
DEADWOOD (AP) — Lawrence County residents are set to vote on whether a proposed rock quarry can proceed in scenic Centennial Valley. Tuesday's election will decide whether Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC can develop a 192-acre sand, gravel and rock quarry off Crook City Road. The County Commission in June narrowly approved the project. Area residents who oppose it then gathered enough petition signatures to force the public vote.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities are investigating gunshots in Sioux Falls that didn't leave anyone injured. Police say the gunshots occurred Monday afternoon. KSFY-TV reports that police spokesman Sam Clemens says nobody was hurt by the shooting. The Argus Leader reports that bullet casings were found in the road, and police had blocked off the area in south-central Sioux Falls to investigate.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says dry weather is impacting pasture and range conditions as drought conditions remain in western South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop progress report that topsoil moisture totals were rated 10 percent very short, 28 percent short, 61 percent adequate, and 1 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 10 percent very short, 34 percent short, 55 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus.
PIERRE (AP) — The state Department of Health says a Yankton County resident has died from causes associated with the West Nile virus. The agency said Monday that it's South Dakota's first death related to the virus this season. The department says the person who died was between 80 and 89. South Dakota has reported 74 cases of West Nile in humans so far this season.
VERMILLION (AP) — The University of South Dakota is holding a public open house on Tuesday for its new Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The event coincides with the first athletic event at the new basketball and volleyball arena. Doors open at 6 p.m. with $1 tickets and free T-shirts, and the Coyotes volleyball team will play the University of North Dakota starting at 7 p.m. The $66 million addition to the DakotaDome has seating for 6,000 fans. It also has a training facility and a laboratory.
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The federal government is a step closer to relocating more than 1,000 wild horses to a private ranch in southwestern South Dakota. Initial results of a Bureau of Land Management study indicate the move would have no negative impacts on the environment, the Black Hills Pioneer reported. The herd would come from the famed Triple U Ranch near Fort Pierre, a main setting for the movie "Dances with Wolves." The ranch was sold last year.
DEADWOOD (AP) — Wind-driven hail that hit Deadwood during the city's 20th annual Kool Deadwood Nites celebration damaged dozens of classic and customized cars. People from around the country bring cars to the event and display them on downtown streets. There were about 650 cars at this year's event, which wrapped up over the weekend, the Rapid City Journal reported. A storm late Friday brought quarter-size hail, wind and heavy rain. Many classic car owners rushed to seek refuge under a parking ramp.