SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Here is a look at the day’s top stories as of 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, 48 new COVID-19 cases were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.
The state’s total case count is now at 124,071.
Active cases are now at 421, down from Tuesday.
A trial date is set for South Dakota’s Attorney General.
Jason Ravnsborg will go on trial Aug. 26 on three misdemeanor charges, including careless driving, operating a vehicle while on an electronic device and driving outside of his lane.
U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange wants to have a decision by June 2 on whether to require the U.S. Department of Interior to reverse itself and issue a permit to the State of South Dakota for July 4 fireworks at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
No injuries were reported from a house fire northeast of Yankton on Tuesday.
Crews were called to a home in Mission Hill around 12 p.m. Firefighters remained on scene after the fire was extinguished for about three hours.