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Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
Kernels sweep RC Central, Vermillion
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
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Keillor: Never been here before
LETTER: Dismayed with SD officials' response to Trump
THUNE: There's nowhere else I'd rather be
MERCER: Time to revisit state laws on open records
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
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
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