Local

Third West Nile Death Reported

Third West Nile Death Reported

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — State health officials say a third person has died this year in South Dakota from the West Nile, a person in their 80s from Brule County.

The state Health Department says the state has recorded 122 cases of the mosquito-borne illness statewide in 2013.

The two other deaths were a person in their 70s from Turner County and a Tripp County resident in their 80s.

Recent Headlines

15 hours ago in Local

Mid-Central Educational Cooperative Director To Resign

SD sign

Dan Guericke's retirement was announced on Thursday.

15 hours ago in Local

Mayor Toomey Expected To Recommend New City Attorney

courtroom

Justin Johnson is expected to be appointed.

15 hours ago in Local

Mitchell Mayor Looking To Turn Around Corn Palace Financial Situation

corn palace

The tourist attraction loses several hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

2 days ago in Local

State House Delays Vote On Daugaard’s Teacher Pay Measure

daugaard

The chamber briefly considered the tax measure on Wednesday.