On a November evening 20 years ago, Nov. 17, 2000, in the school gymnasium in Plankinton, where several students and other school personnel were taking part in open gym and wrestling practice, a handful of students emerged from a locker room, reporting an odd smell. Exercising an abundance of concern, staff moved students from the facilities to other locations for their activities or sent them home, allowing school officials to inspect the matter more closely.
A metal storage building, used to shelter animals in the winter or newborn animals in the spring at the Wylie Park zoo, was destroyed in an early morning fire Tuesday.
A man has died of smoke inhalation in a brush fire in Rapid City, authorities said.
The FBI is investigating a data breach that may have compromised the identity of people with the COVID-19 virus in South Dakota.
A wildfire located near Mount Rushmore in South Dakota has been completely contained, according to Gov. Kristi Noem's office.
A man who drowned in a Minnehaha County lake died after saving two children who had fallen off a flotation device, according to sheriff's officials.