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No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
October 19, 2016
Two Americans killed in attack on base in Afghanistan
KABUL - Two Americans were killed and another two were injured when a gunman opened fire on a base used by foreign troops in the Afghan capital, the NATO-led coalition and Afghan officials said Wednesday. One U.S. service member and one U.S. civilian were killed in the attack, which...
October 19, 2016 - 11:26am
August 24, 2016
Explosions, gunfire reported near American University in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A powerful explosion was heard near the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday evening, followed by sounds...
August 24, 2016 - 12:03pm
July 23, 2016
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
KABUL (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday that killed at least 61 people...
July 23, 2016 - 9:27am
With U.S. withdrawal looming, a nascent Afghan press is in peril
KABUL — The U.S.-funded media development institute is located in a large two-story house behind an armored steel door, guarded by armed security...
August 23, 2015 - 9:19am
July 27, 2015
350 airmen deploy from Ellsworth AFB to Afghanistan
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE (AP) — Three hundred and fifty airmen from Ellsworth Air Force Base are deploying to southwest Asia to provide support to forces in Afghanistan. A portion of the 28th Bomb Wing's B-1 bomber fleet shipped out from the base in western South Dakota on...
July 27, 2015 - 11:30am
June 5, 2015
Winner students create pen pal link to Afghanistan
WINNER — For kindergarteners, 7 miles is a long way away, let alone 7,000. But thanks to the connection of students in a Winner kindergarten...
June 5, 2015 - 1:39pm
June 3, 2015
149,000 people have died in war in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2001
WASHINGTON — War has directly resulted in the deaths of 149,000 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan between 2001 and 2014, according to estimates in a new report released by Costs of War project at Brown University's Watson Institute. That figure includes U.S. military members, contractors,...
June 3, 2015 - 11:27am
May 11, 2015
6 South Dakota National Guard soldiers going to Afghanistan
RAPID CITY (AP) — Six soldiers with the South Dakota Army National Guard in Rapid City are being deployed to Afghanistan for a year A deployment ceremony will be held Wednesday at the Army Aviation Support Facility next to Rapid City Regional Airport. The six are members...
May 11, 2015 - 8:49am
April 8, 2015
Rapid City National Guard unit will deploy to Afghanistan
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City-based National Guard unit has been ordered to deploy to Afghanistan. The South Dakota National Guard Public Affairs Office announced on Tuesday that the South Dakota Army National Guard's Detachment 48, Operational Support Airlift Command, received...
April 8, 2015 - 4:13pm
May 27, 2014
Obama plans to end U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan by 2016
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined a plan to withdraw all but 9,800 American troops from...
May 27, 2014 - 11:15pm
December 22, 2013
124 SD Guard members returning from Afghanistan
RAPID CITY (AP) — More than 100 South Dakota Army National Guard members will be home for the holidays. The 124 soldiers with the 235th Military Police Company arrived in the U.S. last weekend after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. They’re at Fort Bliss, Texas,...
December 22, 2013 - 9:21am
December 16, 2013
SD unit to deploy for Afghanistan
HARRISBURG — Members of the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 1742nd Transportation Company, family, friends and state dignitaries gathered Saturday at Harrisburg High School for a deployment ceremony. The 1742nd will deploy to Afghanistan for a year-long tour in support...
December 16, 2013 - 7:23pm
November 19, 2013
SD Guard soldiers back in US from Afghanistan
RAPID CITY (AP) — Eighteen South Dakota National Guard soldiers who served nine months in Afghanistan are back on U.S. soil. The members of the 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment arrived at Fort Dix, N.J., on Monday. The Rapid City-based unit will go through the demobilization...
November 19, 2013 - 7:58am
August 15, 2013
OPINION: The 15,000-troop option
MEDFORD, Mass. -- It is time to decide and announce the specific number of American advisers and trainers who will stay in Afghanistan after 2014 as part of the new NATO mission, Operation Resolute Support. The 50 nations that today have troops operating in Afghanistan have collectively...
August 15, 2013 - 9:28pm
July 3, 2013
SD Guard airmen preparing to deploy to SW Asia
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- About 200 airmen with the South Dakota Air National Guard are preparing to deploy to Southwest Asia. The Guard says the members of the 114th Fighter Wing will leave from Sioux Falls this month for an undisclosed location, where they will support an ongoing Air...
July 3, 2013 - 2:48pm