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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
MAC building blocks for the future
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell, Gophers win four relays
TRAXLER: For first time, national title is on the table for Jacks
Defense jumpstarts No. 1 DWU women over Doane
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Carroll M. Hunstad
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 20, 2012
Pipeline manufacturer breaks ground on Belle Fourche plant
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Texas-based company is starting construction this week on a new pipeline manufacturing facility in western South Dakota. Pipeline Plastics held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday for the new plant, which is expected to employ up to 40 people. The plant...
November 20, 2012 - 2:10pm
November 19, 2012
SF Roosevelt, SF Christian, Warner win titles
RAPID CITY -- No. 3 Sioux Falls Roosevelt claimed the Class AA state volleyball title when it defeated No. 5 Sioux Falls Washington in straight sets Saturday in Rapid City. Set scores were 25-21, 25-20, 25-16. The Rough Riders had three players with double-digit kill numbers. Maggie...
November 19, 2012 - 12:20am
November 14, 2012
Belle Fourche woman claims $40,000 lottery prize
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Belle Fourche woman has claimed a $40,000 lottery prize. South Dakota lottery officials say Debra Tillman's ticket matched four of five white balls and the Mega Ball in last Friday's Mega Millions drawing to win the game's $10,000 third prize. She also bought...
November 14, 2012 - 2:44pm
$40,000 Mega Millions ticket sold in Belle Fourche
A Mega Millions ticket sold in Belle Fourche is worth $40,000. The ticket-holder matched four of five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to win the game's $10,000 third prize in the Nov. 9 drawing, but because they purchased the Megaplier option for $1 more and the Megaplier...
November 14, 2012 - 6:36am
November 9, 2012
Supreme Court upholds Belle Fourche woman's embezzlement conviction
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld a Belle Fourche woman's conviction and sentence for stealing about $224,000 from her employer. Sarah Schmidt was sentenced to 20 years in prison after she pleaded guilty but mentally ill to 10 counts of grand theft. Schmidt...
November 9, 2012 - 11:29am
November 5, 2012
Belle Fourche plant will make fiberglass tanks for ND oil fields
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- Construction is under way on a plant near the northwestern South Dakota city of Belle Fourche that will make fiberglass tanks and other products for the North Dakota and Montana oil fields. The media reports that Black Hills Fiberglass will employ about two...
November 5, 2012 - 8:39am
Pipe co. starts work on Belle Fourche plant
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Texas-based pipeline manufacturer is starting work on a plant that could employ up to 40 people in western South Dakota. Pipeline Plastics vice president Keith Fisher said the company has been working on the project since last spring, and it closed a deal on...
November 5, 2012 - 8:07am
October 23, 2012
Belle Fourche dairy resumes selling raw milk
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Belle Fourche dairy that was ordered to stop sales last week after bacteria was found in a sample has been given the OK to sell its unpasteurized milk again. The state Agriculture Department ordered Black Hills Milk to halt sales after a bacteria that can...
October 23, 2012 - 11:45am
October 16, 2012
Harmful bacteria found in raw milk at Belle Fourche business
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Agriculture Department reports that harmful bacteria have been found in a sampling of unpasteurized milk from Black Hills Milk in Belle Fourche. Officials say raw milk purchased recently from the business should be returned or thrown out because it...
October 16, 2012 - 6:58pm
September 27, 2012
Belle Fourche raising burial fees
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- In a western South Dakota town, it's getting more expensive to die -- at least for people who want to be buried. The cost of graves, burial and care of the grave site is going up Jan. 1 at the three cemeteries in Belle Fourche. The city public works director...
September 27, 2012 - 10:10am
August 14, 2012
Belle Fourche shelter for women vets closes
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A homeless shelter and training facility for women veterans has closed after being open for less than eight months, in part because high construction costs left the facility with crippling debt. "I think all of us are in tears today," said Emily Wolff, a legal...
August 14, 2012 - 3:27pm
August 10, 2012
7th, 8th people killed in rally-related crash
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Two more people have died in a motorcycle crash during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota. The deaths were the seventh and eighth traffic fatalities since Sunday during this year's bike rally. Only four motorcycle deaths were recorded during...
August 10, 2012 - 8:49am
August 8, 2012
Workers find pipe bomb on highway in Sturgis area
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- State workers in western South Dakota found a pipe bomb on a highway that is a popular route for motorcyclists at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally who want to visit tourist attractions in Wyoming. Butte County Sheriff Fred Lamphere says the homemade bomb was about...
August 8, 2012 - 12:20pm
July 27, 2012
Pipeline manufacturer adding jobs in Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Texas-based pipeline manufacturer is expanding its operations to South Dakota. Pipeline Plastics is adding a plant in Belle Fourche that is expected to create 25 to 40 full-time jobs to the area. The plant is expected to open next year and provide high-density...
July 27, 2012 - 9:06am
July 20, 2012
Man accused of assaulting woman on Belle Fourche path
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Wyoming man is accused of attacking a woman who was walking on a bike path in Belle Fourche. Michael Jurkowski, of Casper, Wyo., is charged with first degree attempted rape and second-degree kidnapping, along with alternative counts of second-degree rape,...
July 20, 2012 - 9:09am