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Wall · Wall

Over 100 previously unknown Iron Age settlements found north of Hadrian's Wall

By Ashley Strickland, CNNMore than 100 previously unknown Iron Age settlements have been found during a survey of the region north of Hadrian’s Wall in the United Kingdom.The 134 sites correspond to Indigenous settlements that date to Roman occupation. A study detailing the findings published Tuesday in the journal Antiquity.See the Story
Marijuana · South Dakota

South Dakotans will vote on recreational marijuana... Again

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Initiated Measure 27 secured the necessary number of signatures and will be on the November ballot. Only 17,000 signatures were required for IM 27 to be placed on the ballot. Last November the South Dakota Supreme Court decided that Amendment A, which was approved by voters in the 2020 election, was invalid.See the Story
US & Canada · South Dakota

Life in prison for sexually abusing child, witness tampering

Coverage: 2 sources
Kimo John Little Bird, 40, was sent to prison for life by a federal judge on Monday. Little Bird was convicted of sexually abusing a minor in 2006 and was required to register as a sex offender. In 2016, Little Bird sexually abused an 11-year-old girl. Prosecutors said prior to his trial, he contacted a number of potential witnesses.See the Story
US & Canada · Dell Rapids

School district identifies 14-year-old killed in Dell Rapids

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
The victim was 14-year-old Zander Heathcote. Officials say the teen was riding his bike in the area of 5th Street and Orleans Avenue. Authorities say the driver of the pickup was cooperative and the accident was still being investigated. The accident is under investigation.See the Story
Europe · Wall

Jail for man found drunk among 22 empty beer cans after high speed car chase

Coverage: 2 sources
William Lawrence (36) more than 10 times over legal limit when taken to hospital after crashing yards from a Longford crecheSee the Story
Memorial Day · Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls area could get multiple rounds of severe weather over Memorial Day weekend, NWS says

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Southeastern South Dakota may be bracing for another round of severe weather this weekend. While details are uncertain, severe weather is possible Saturday night, Sunday night and also Monday night. The possibility comes on the heels of recovery efforts from the May 12 derecho that hit the area.See the Story
US & Canada · Sioux Falls

Here’s how candidates for state Senate and House stand on legal marijuana

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The issue of legal adult-use marijuana will be back in front of the voters in November. Initiated Measure 27 was added to the list of ballot questions for the November 2022 election. KELOLAND News has received more than 60 responses from the more than 100 state Senate and House candidates.See the Story
South Dakota · South Dakota

Long-awaited 'Pomp Room' documentary to premiere at Orpheum Theater in July

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The Pomp Room: A Rock N Roll Bar Story is premiering at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday, July 30. The documentary is the work of South Dakota filmmakers Jesse Yost and Austin Kaus. The 140-minute film is not rated, but is recommended for ages 16 and over.See the Story
US & Canada · South Dakota

Skyrocketing housing costs adding to financial burdens of renters in South Dakota - South Dakota News Watch

Steadily rising rents across South Dakota are adding further financial hardship to renters who are already facing record gas prices, rising costs for food and utilities and inflationary increases in the overall cost of living.See the Story

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