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"Meet the Creator" and closing reception at Dakota Discovery Museum
Vegetation management planned on Missouri River sandbars
Man arrested after two crashes, injuring passenger
Platte-Geddes using grants to enhance ag, welding programs
Scotland city council limits timeframe for fireworks
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 4, 2016
Man charged with arson in Delmont apartment fire
DELMONT — Charges have been filed against a man in connection with a fire that destroyed a Delmont apartment building and authorities are...
August 4, 2016 - 5:18pm
July 12, 2016
Stolen vehicle from Delmont found burning in Wagner
WAGNER — Law enforcement is seeking information regarding a stolen vehicle that was found burning near the airport in Wagner. At about 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Wagner police officers responded to a call of a vehicle fire on 298th Street, north of the Wagner Municipal Airport, according...
July 12, 2016 - 5:17pm
March 2, 2016
Child playing with lighter starts Aberdeen area home on fire
ABERDEEN (AP) — No one was hurt when a child playing with a cigarette lighter started a mobile home on fire near Aberdeen. Rural Fire Chief Mark Stoks tells the American News that the fire started about 5 p.m. Tuesday, in a back bathroom of the home. He says the home suffered smoke,...
March 2, 2016 - 12:16pm
February 25, 2016
Man sentenced for arson crime near Wasta on Halloween 2014
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man accused of setting fire to a vacant house in Pennington County 1 1/2 years ago has been sentenced to serve five years in prison. Thirty-five-year-old Utah native Shawn Hall initially had been declared not mentally fit to stand trial. After nearly half a year...
February 25, 2016 - 3:51pm
February 23, 2016
2 North Dakota men sentenced in South Dakota arson fire
ABERDEEN (AP) — Two North Dakota men have each been sentenced to a year in prison for their roles in a January 2015 arson fire that significantly damaged the Road House Bar and Grill in the South Dakota town of Herreid. Campbell County State's Attorney Mark Kroontje tells the American...
February 23, 2016 - 5:16pm
February 10, 2016
2 of 3 men accused of burning down church plead guilty
RIDGEVIEW, S.D. (AP) — Two of three Dewey County men accused of burning down a church that had stood for nearly a century have pleaded guilty. Twenty-seven-year-old Cody Yellow and 28-year-old Ake Kyle Eagle Hunter have each pleaded guilty to one count of accessory after the fact...
February 10, 2016 - 12:17pm
November 3, 2015
Scott Westerhuis acted alone, but why still unknown
PLATTE—Nearly a month and a half after the death of a family of six rocked Platte, many people in the community still want to know: Why? But...
November 3, 2015 - 9:45pm
August 12, 2015
3 men charged in federal court with burning down church
RIDGEVIEW (AP) — Three Dewey County men are accused of burning down a church that had stood for nearly a century. Twenty-seven-year-old Cody Yellow, 28-year-old Robert Grindstone and 28-year-old Ake Kyle Eagle Hunter are charged in federal court with third-degree burglary and...
August 12, 2015 - 10:55am
August 3, 2015
Jewish extremists torch Palestinian homes, killing toddler, authorities say
DUMA, West Bank — Arsonists set fire to two Palestinian homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, burning a toddler alive and injuring three others in an attack that authorities say was most likely carried out by Jewish extremists. The assailants signed their work with...
August 3, 2015 - 10:20am
July 31, 2015
Outdoor Campus recovers from arson; ready for weekend event
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls residents have come to the rescue of an outdoors program targeted by an arsonist. An early morning fire July 11 burned down a shed housing more than $30,000 worth of outdoors equipment owned by the state Game, Fish and Parks Department. The blaze...
July 31, 2015 - 3:38pm
June 19, 2015
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation resident faces arson charge
KYLE (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a Pine Ridge Indian Reservation resident of setting fire to a friend's home in April. A grand jury in western South Dakota has indicted Danny Ferguson, of Kyle, on an arson charge. Ferguson is expected to appear in court for the...
June 19, 2015 - 10:31am
May 21, 2015
Fort Thompson man gets 3 ½ years in prison for arson
PIERRE (AP) — A Fort Thompson man who admitted setting fire to an apartment duplex has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in federal prison. Twenty-one-year-old Lewis Brown was accused of setting fire to an apartment adjacent to one that housed members of a family with whom he had...
May 21, 2015 - 1:14pm
Mattress fire at Rapid City motel investigated as arson
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police are investigating a suspected case of arson at a motel. Authorities say the manager of the Ranch House Motel last Friday night reported a burning mattress in an empty room. The person who had occupied the room earlier in the day had reportedly...
April 21, 2015 - 10:24am
April 9, 2015
Herreid bar owner, 3 others face felony arson charges
HERREID (AP) — The owner of a bar in the northern South Dakota town of Herreid and three other people face felony arson charges in a fire that significantly damaged the business. Road House Bar and Grill owner Lori Brandner also faces a felony insurance fraud charge for filing...
April 9, 2015 - 1:06pm
February 12, 2015
Person in custody after fire at Rapid City detox center
RAPID CITY (AP) — No one was hurt in a fire at a detox center in Rapid City that prompted the evacuation of more than 50 people and the arrest...
February 12, 2015 - 10:18am