Christopher Vondracek

Education reporter

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State Geologist Jay Tople, left, and Steve Kamarainen, region bridge engineer with the South Dakota Department of Transportation, tap hammers …

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Needles Highway stayed open Monday during inspections of Hood Tunnel, but Needles and Iron Mountain Road will both be closed Tuesday. New fede…

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A team from the South Dakota Department of Transportation inspects Hood Tunnel on Needles Highway, just below Sylvan Lake, on Monday morning.

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Although South Dakota is the only state in the nation without the services of Uber, it still managed to win a half-million dollar share of a $…

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