South Dakota

House Party

The House Districts Where the Midterms Could Get Weird

Thanks to special elections and retiring Republicans, Democrats could pick up seats in unexpected places.
Robert Wheel
2.5.18
DAPL

The Dakota Access Pipeline Is Already Leaking

And the Standing Rock Sioux are worried.
Cole Kazdin
5.11.17
cuba

When South Dakotan College Basketball Players Became Sports Ambassadors to Cuba

In 1977, basketball players from the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State made a rare trip to Havana to play the Cuban national team in an effort to thaw relations between the two countries.
Michael Light
4.6.17
westworld

This Dying Westworld-Like Theme Park in South Dakota Is Pure Nightmare Fuel

Welcome to 1880 Cowboy Town in Buffalo Ridge: roadside Americana at its weirdest and most surreal.
Michael Goldberg
12.2.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, US Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel made history in Rio, the Trump campaign will meet with the RNC to try and plot a turnaround, Russia launches war games in the Black Sea, and more.
VICE Staff
8.12.16
Travel

We Meet Senator Ted Cruz at the Iowa State Fair on This Episode of 'VICE Does America'

The gang travels across the Midwest and gets a small taste of the campaign circus in Iowa.
VICE Staff
7.21.16
Sports

We Visit a Native American Town Held Together by Basketball Tonight on VICELAND

Tonight on 'VICE World of Sports' we talk to kids living on an Indian reservation in South Dakota to find out how the sport has given them hope.
VICE Staff
6.22.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Hillary Clinton wins the California primary, the FDA warns that people are overdosing on anti-diarrhea drugs, Edward Snowden claims the NSA is still withholding evidence about him, and more.
Vice Beta
6.8.16
LGBTQ

Why We Should All Be Terrified of Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bills'

This week, the South Dakota House of Representatives failed to override a veto of a bill that would have forced trans students to use the wrong bathrooms. Such legislation doesn't only codify prejudice into law and increase anti-trans vitriol: It also...
Diana Tourjée
3.4.16
Premieres

Black Hills Black Metallers Woman Is the Earth Raise the Torch with "Brother Of Black Smoke"

Stream a new song from 'Torch Of Our Final Night,' the South Dakota trio's upcoming new album for Init Records.
Kim Kelly
3.1.16
FIGHTLAND

Sioux Falls Lifts MMA Ban, South Dakota Now Much Cooler Than New York City

The UFC could be at the Denny Sanford Center before it makes it to MSG.
Josh Rosenblatt
10.16.15
Sports

Pearl Jam’s Bassist Has Personally Funded More Than a Dozen Skateboard Parks in the Midwest

Jeff Ament has used his fame and success to help build skateparks all over Montana and South Dakota, many on Native American reservations.
Chris Nieratko
8.24.15
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