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Are these 80,000 pound trucks tailgating each other? Soon it may be perfectly normal — and safe
Country star Kenny Chesney aims to fix U.S. Bank Stadium's acoustics
How most leadership training programs fail women
Second panel of legislators wades into GEAR UP fight
Everything you forgot about Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's 2004 Super Bowl controversy
Map shows North Dakota, South Dakota among 7 states to not submit proposal for new Amazon HQ
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Place a Business Brief
Group plans push for expanded livestock sector in ND
Five fire departments receive grain bin rescue training
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Area prep volleyball roundup: Canistota edges Freeman in five sets
Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
DWU basketball coaches to speak at Mitchell Quarterback Club
DWU's Tuner named GPAC offensive player of the week for third time this season
Here's something we haven't seen from Wild winger Chris Stewart: goals, not fights
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
Laurie Kay Nelson
Anna Frances "Ann" VanderPol
Alexa Nicole McKenzie
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: A new book tells Tom Berry story
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
LETTER: Understanding the gun debate
LETTER: A new wonder at the theater
Pheasant hunters not fazed by lower South Dakota bird counts
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
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
October 11, 2017
Grand Forks AFB could play key role in northern defense, military experts say
GRAND FORKS — There is no doubt growing demand and international threats in the Arctic Circle deserve attention, a top military leader...
October 11, 2017 - 5:08am
September 25, 2017
Bombers deployed from Ellsworth used in show of force
ELLSWORTH (AP) — Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from the Ellsworth Air Force Base launched from Guam flew into international airspace over waters east of North Korea in a show of American military might. The bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north...
September 25, 2017 - 11:34am
June 15, 2017
Air Force plans exercise in Northern Plains training area
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Air Force is holding another large-scale exercise in the Powder River Training Complex in the Northern Plains. The training area covers nearly 35,000 square miles of airspace in the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming — the largest over the continental U.S. Officials...
June 15, 2017 - 10:07am
May 25, 2017
Tyndall resident, Dante native was an aircraft armorer in World War II
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a three-part series chronicling the lives of three area veterans of World War II leading up to Memorial Day....
May 25, 2017 - 8:11am
May 8, 2017
Senate confirms Trump's pick for Air Force secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Heather Wilson as secretary of the Air Force. Senators approved Wilson's nomination 76-22, making...
May 8, 2017 - 5:30pm
April 3, 2017
Amsoil founder Al Amatuzio dies
DULUTH, Minn.—Whether it was for military service or job creation, for philanthropy or friendship, Al Amatuzio always seemed to be there...
April 3, 2017 - 8:13am
Large-scale exercise set in Powder River Training Complex
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Air Force is set for another large-scale exercise in the massive Powder River Training Complex in the Northern Plains. The training area covers nearly 35,000 square miles of airspace in the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming — the largest over the continental...
June 3, 2016 - 11:14am
January 18, 2016
Air Force base houses new indoor training facility for dogs
RAPID CITY (AP) — An obstacle course inside a renovated aircraft hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base is helping some members of the military get ready for duty. But those training at the base in western South Dakota aren't airmen. The course with a catwalk, tunnel, jumps, seesaw,...
January 18, 2016 - 4:52pm
April 21, 2015
Air Force puts B-1, other long-range bombers in 1 command
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — B-1 bombers from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota and Dyess Air Force Base in Texas are joining their long-range B-2 and B-52 bomber counterparts under a single Air Force command as part of a leadership shift announced Monday. The Air Force is grouping...
April 21, 2015 - 12:58pm
April 20, 2015
SD delegation: Ellsworth Air Force Base joins new command
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota congressional delegation says Ellsworth Air Force Base is joining a new command, which U.S. Sen. John Thune says solidifies its status as a "premiere" Air Force site. The delegation announced the change Monday that moves the base and its...
April 20, 2015 - 2:03pm
January 16, 2015
Sen. John Thune says Air Force has approved an expanded training airspace over Northern Plains
PIERRE (AP) — Sen. John Thune says Air Force has approved an expanded training airspace over Northern Plains.
January 16, 2015 - 5:55pm
January 12, 2015
ND senator to Air Force: Consider training airspace impacts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — With a U.S. Air Force decision likely imminent on whether to establish an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said she urged a senior Air Force official to consider the expansion's impact on civilian aircraft, businesses...
January 12, 2015 - 1:17pm
December 25, 2014
Montana gov wants changes in bomber zone
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he remains opposed to an Air Force proposal to establish a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would cover an area larger than West Virginia. An Air Force decision is due possibly by the end of the month...
December 25, 2014 - 12:32am
May 17, 2013
Military furloughs affect Ellsworth Air Force Base
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The military's plan to furlough civilian employees to save money will affect an estimated 566 workers at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. The Defense Department announced this week that it will furlough about 680,000 civilian employees across the country...
May 17, 2013 - 2:25pm
April 12, 2013
Ellsworth training flights grounded to cut costs
RAPID CITY (AP) -- B-1 bomber training flights are being grounded at Ellsworth Air Force Base in southwestern South Dakota as part of larger Air Force efforts to save nearly $300 million. The military is halting training operations for 12 active-duty fighter and bomber squadrons...
April 12, 2013 - 11:23am