PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Governor Dennis Daugaard (DOO'-gahrd) says he will call the South Dakota Legislature into a special session on June 22 to deal with cost overruns in the construction of a new State Veterans Home in Hot Springs. Daugaard says the state can't wait until the next legislative session in January to deal with the issue.
HURON, S.D. (AP) - The city of Huron yesterday opened its new $12.5 million Splash Central Water Park on the former campus of Huron University. Mayor Paul Aylward tells KOKK radio that the water park is a great facility to enhance the quality of life in the city, and it will be something that draws people to Huron.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A 33-year-old Rapid City man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a 9-year-old girl at a slumber party in April 2012. Jeremy Bauer was sentenced yesterday. A jury found Bauer guilty of first-degree rape in March.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Former University of North Dakota hockey player and assistant coach Cary Eades has been named coach of the year in the United States Hockey League. Eades led the Sioux Falls Stampede to a 45-17-2 record in his first season. The Stampede's 45 wins this year set a team record.
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