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Sanford awarded grant to study Native American, rural health
Early-morning crash on highway south of Watertown kills 2
Authorities identify victim who died after vehicle hit deer
Two injured in Sunday morning crash near Salem
67-year-old cancer survivor participates in Saturday’s Tour de Corn
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Cook moves closer to being starter
South Dakota Prep Media Football Poll: How They Fared
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
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
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
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
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
August 29, 2015
Far below South Dakota, a cave holds pure, promising water
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Hundreds of feet beneath the Black Hills, a team of scientists and researchers snake through dark, narrow and silent corridors of ancient rock to reach their goal: what is thought to be some of the purest water on Earth. The crew of National Park...
August 29, 2015 - 8:40pm
August 19, 2015
Site sacred to Sioux takes step toward federal trust
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Pennington County Commission will support placing a South Dakota site sacred to the Great Sioux Nation into a federal trust. In 2012, Sioux tribes raised $9 million with the help of celebrities including P. Diddy and Bette Midler to buy a 3-quare-mile...
August 19, 2015 - 1:04pm
August 10, 2015
Wildlife center operator says Deadwood location up for sale
DEADWOOD (AP) — A Minnesota woman who in recent months opened a wildlife education center that houses wolf cubs and fox kits in Deadwood is selling its business property in the town. Owner Terri Petter tells the Black Hills Pioneer that Fur-Ever Wild has decided to sell its...
August 10, 2015 - 11:41am
County weighing support of putting sacred site in trust
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Pennington County Commission is still deciding whether to endorse placing a site sacred to the Great Sioux Nation into a federal trust. The Rapid City Journal reports that county commissioners didn't take action at a meeting where tribal representatives...
August 10, 2015 - 11:19am
August 3, 2015
No indications of potential gang violence at 75th Sturgis
STURGIS (AP) — Never-before-seen crowds are expected to ride into the craggy, evergreen-dotted Black Hills of western South Dakota this week,...
August 3, 2015 - 5:28pm
Rapid City Harley-Davidson dealership hosts mini-rally
RAPID CITY (AP) — Terry Rymer makes no pretense about his newly expanded Black Hills Harley-Davidson dealership becoming its own mecca of motorcycling — not quite challenging Sturgis for the title, but certainly giving it a go. "It's its own destination, its own 'Rally at...
August 3, 2015 - 5:09pm
August 2, 2015
VA: Files containing personal information thrown in trash
RAPID CITY (AP) — Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Black Hills said this week they're taking steps to notify veterans affected by an information breach caused by an employee who accidently threw away personnel files on its Hot Springs campus. VA officials...
August 2, 2015 - 9:14pm
July 20, 2015
Scientist to give update on Black Hill's cave excavation
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — The scientist who led a crew to excavate ice age fossils from the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills is updating the public on what's been found so far. Jim Mead and a team of researchers began excavating Persistence Cave in June....
July 20, 2015 - 10:31am
July 17, 2015
Reserves estimate increased for South Dakota gold mine
LEAD (AP) — The new owners of a gold mine in western South Dakota believe it holds much more gold than previously thought. Chicago-based...
July 17, 2015 - 10:21am
July 14, 2015
Rainbow gathering ends, cleanup begins in Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) — The prayer circles are over, the cleanup has started, and the forest appears in good hands. The fear that thousands of members of the Rainbow Family may be leaving an irreversible scar on the Black Hills no longer seems a concern for the U.S. Forest Service. Only...
July 14, 2015 - 10:49am
July 10, 2015
Black Hills to be marketed to China, Germany, United Kingdom
RAPID CITY (AP) — Officials are planning to market the Black Hills region of western South Dakota to China, Germany and the United Kingdom. State and regional tourism officials are working with Brand USA — a public-private partnership aimed at promoting international travel...
July 10, 2015 - 9:55am
July 9, 2015
Using new technology, updated victim facial appearance released in 1999 murder
RAPID CITY -- Using a new 3-D facial approximation tool, South Dakota officials have released a drawing and three-dimensional head shot of what...
July 9, 2015 - 10:38am
July 6, 2015
VA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a...
July 6, 2015 - 11:31am
June 30, 2015
Forest Service: Counterculture gathering draws 750 so far
HILL CITY, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service estimates about 750 people so far have arrived for a counterculture gathering in the Black Hills. Members of the Rainbow Family of Living Light have been trickling into western South Dakota for the summer gathering they hold in...
June 30, 2015 - 1:10pm
June 29, 2015
Board to make final recommendation on Harney Peak renaming
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is making its final recommendation on a proposed name change for Harney Peak in the Black Hills National Forest. The board is expected to make its final recommendation on Monday at a meeting in Pierre. The board made...
June 29, 2015 - 11:33am