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Spam is so popular in Hawaii they have to lock it up to keep thieves from stealing it
Wetter, colder winter predicted for Minnesota, North Dakota by National Weather Service
Yankton Co. forgiven for misusing 911 funding
Presho community lays to rest fire chief who died at structure fire
Pukwana teen sentenced to four years in juvenile correctional facility for rape
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
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71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
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T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
DWU basketball teams both picked 2nd in GPAC polls
Ex-Kernels impacting DWU football team in first season
Mitchell looks to snap two-game skid
Prep Focus: Self-driven Schuyler leading Winner
Catching up with former area athletes: Sebern scores for Saints
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Dan August Schumacher
Susan Marie Schumm
William "Bill" Rubin
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
14 soldiers from 927th Engineer Detachment return Sunday to Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fourteen soldiers from the 927th Engineer Detachment's survey and design team will be welcomed home Sunday. The South Dakota Army National Guard ceremony is being held at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn City Center in Sioux Falls. The unit just completed a nine-month...
April 19, 2013 - 8:04pm
April 17, 2013
SD National Guard soldiers back on US soil
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fourteen South Dakota National Guard soldiers who served nine months overseas are back on U.S. soil. The soldiers with the Sioux Falls-based 927th Engineer Detachment arrived at Fort Bliss in Texas on Monday night. They will return to South Dakota after going...
April 17, 2013 - 8:09am
January 28, 2013
Airmen return to Ellsworth after overseas duty
RAPID CITY (AP) -- About 200 airmen have returned to Ellsworth Air Force Base after about six months overseas. The airmen served in southwest Asia, helping with surveillance and munitions. They were met Sunday night by hundreds of family members and others. Airman 1st Class Yuri...
January 28, 2013 - 12:23pm
January 25, 2013
Sioux Falls Guard unit prepares for Afghanistan deployment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Nearly 170 South Dakota National Guard members are preparing for deployment to Afghanistan. The guard's 1742nd Transportation Company based in Sioux Falls are scheduled to deploy in December 2013 or January 2014. The unit will provide transportation of both dry...
January 25, 2013 - 5:13pm
January 2, 2013
Rapid City Guard unit trains for deployment to Afghanistan
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The South Dakota Army National Guard's 235th Military Police Company recently completed training in Arkansas in preparation for its second tour of duty in Afghanistan. The unit is based in Rapid City, but also has a detachment in Sioux Falls. Its mission is to...
January 2, 2013 - 6:32am
December 26, 2012
Pierre Guard unit receives orders for overseas mission
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota National Guard unit has received orders for its first-ever overseas mission. The 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, based in Pierre, is scheduled to leave in July for a one-year deployment to Afghanistan. There are 69 soldiers in the unit,...
December 26, 2012 - 3:01pm
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