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Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf resorts. It's fake.
Labor Department to review Obama-era rule that would expand overtime pay
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
348th Ave. bridge over I-90 closed after damage from over-height vehicle
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Legion baseball roundup: Tabor sweeps visiting Jags
Mitchell's Nelson improving on camp circuit
Dannenbring wins local youth golf event in Sioux Falls
Former Augie standout Schilling to coach Lancers
Miscues doom Post 18 against Brandon Valley
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: The need-to-know on SD's deer seasons
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Bob & Anna Graumann
November 19, 2012
Daugaard to speak at 114th welcome home ceremony
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch will speak in Sioux Falls Monday at a welcome home ceremony for security force members of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing. Thirty soldiers from the unit deployed to southeast...
November 19, 2012 - 11:00am
November 6, 2012
SD airmen returning from Southwest Asia
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Twenty-seven members of the South Dakota Air National Guard who served half a year of duty in Southwest Asia are returning home. The Guard says the members of the 114th Security Forces Squadron are returning to Sioux Falls on commercial flights late Wednesday. The...
November 6, 2012 - 4:51pm
September 26, 2012
SD Guard unit scheduled to get back to Black Hills on Thursday
SPEARFISH (AP) -- Some 160 South Dakota Army National Guard soldiers are scheduled to arrive back in the Black Hills Thursday after a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. A welcome home ceremony for the 842nd Engineer Company is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at Black Hills State University...
September 26, 2012 - 7:56am
September 18, 2012
SD National Guard unit returns from Afghanistan
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota Army National Guard unit based in the northern Black Hills is back in the United States after spending a year in Afghanistan. National Guard officials say 160 members of the 842nd Engineer Company of Spearfish, Belle Fourche and Sturgis arrived Monday...
September 18, 2012 - 6:54am
September 12, 2012
Yankton soldier wounded in Afghanistan, doing fine
YANKTON (AP) -- The mother of an Army soldier from Yankton says he is recovering after being wounded in Afghanistan. Susie Gill tells the media that 22-year-old Pvt. Zack Haas is doing fine after suffering shrapnel wounds to one of his legs when the helicopter he was in came under...
September 12, 2012 - 8:20am
May 13, 2012
Chamberlain welcomes 200th Engineer Company home from Afghanistan
CHAMBERLAIN -- Flanked by American flags, yellow ribbons and cheers reflecting American pride, the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota...
May 13, 2012 - 9:30pm
April 20, 2012
Daugaard visits troops in Kuwait, Afghanistan
PIERRE -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard traveled to Kuwait and Afghanistan this week to meet with National Guard troops and get a first-hand look at military...
April 20, 2012 - 6:57am
April 19, 2012
Daugaard on tour of Afghanistan
PIERRE (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Wednesday that his current trip to Kuwait and Afghanistan has given him a chance to catch up with some South Dakota National Guard troops he met nearly a year ago when they were first deployed. Daugaard is traveling with Michigan Gov....
April 19, 2012 - 7:46am
April 17, 2012
Rapid City Guard unit to deploy to Afghanistan in 2013
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A South Dakota National Guard unit put an alert last fall for possibly duty overseas will be sent to Afghanistan early next year. The Guard says the Rapid City-based 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment will be mobilized in February 2013. The 20 soldiers first...
April 17, 2012 - 11:14am
March 28, 2012
Vermillion-based Guard unit will not be deployed to Afghanistan
VERMILLION (AP) -- A unit of the South Dakota National Guard has learned it will not be deployed to Afghanistan after all. Forty-eight members of the Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company learned this week that they would not be deployed in July. The change in deployment status...
March 28, 2012 - 2:51pm
March 8, 2012
THOMAS: US troops must leave Afghanistan immediately
Most wars have a turning point that either signals the road to victory or the ditch of defeat. In Vietnam, the 1968 Tet Offensive by communist...
March 8, 2012 - 8:57pm
Afghan bridge named after SD soldier's newborn son
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan - The Blue Force Tracker is designed to relay critical information to troops during missions, but it will forever...
February 8, 2012 - 4:39am
January 6, 2012
Sturgis physician headed to Afghanistan with Guard
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A longtime Sturgis physician is heading to Afghanistan with the South Dakota National Guard. The media reports that Maj. David Lauer was honored at an activation ceremony Thursday morning at Camp Rapid in Rapid City. He's a family practice physician at Fort Meade. Lauer...
January 6, 2012 - 12:55pm
December 24, 2011
Holiday treats sent to troops overseas
HOWARD -- Howard farmer, Mark Gieb, along with Skies the Limit Youth Foundation and the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, recently sent a holiday treat to South Dakota Army and Air National Guard members serving overseas. Nearly 750 pounds of donated beef jerky sticks were mailed...
December 24, 2011 - 1:40pm
December 22, 2011
Aberdeen soldier among those charged in death
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even before the Army sent him to Afghanistan, supporters say, Pvt. Daniel Chen was fighting a personal war. Fellow soldiers at a base in Georgia teased him about his Chinese name, crying out "Chen!" in an exaggerated Asian accent. They called him "Jackie Chen,"...
December 22, 2011 - 8:03am