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Ho, ho, ho! SantaCon is coming to New York
A teen fired up Facebook Live from the highway. Moments later, everyone in her car was dead.
State's congressional delegation aims to enact GOP wish list
Prudential investigating Wells Fargo partnership after scandal
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
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
Wessington Springs holds off MCS rally
Area basketball roundup: Balanced MVP boys cruise past KWL
Kernels' Neugebauer to play football at DWU
Tiger men grab road win at Hastings
Bison ground game, stingy defense defeat South Dakota State in quarterfinals
Harrison woman celebrates 80th birthday
Armour woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple married in Aug. 12 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 95 years
Couple plans Jan. 6 wedding
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
LETTER: Public opinion will decide fate of technology
LETTER: 2016 election taught SD citizens a lot
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
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
August 6, 2016
Bull buffalo charges horseback riders at Custer State Park
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Authorities say a mounted guide who was leading a family of four on a trail ride in Custer State Park prevented a possible disaster when she put her horse in front of a charging buffalo. Park Superintendent Matt Snyder says a large bull buffalo attacked...
August 6, 2016 - 9:46am
May 13, 2016
SD park visitor injured after getting to close to buffalo
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Custer State Park officials say a visitor was hospitalized Thursday after suffering injuries while getting too close to a buffalo. Officials say the visitor was injured along Wildlife Loop Road and was flown to a Rapid City hospital. Park Superintendent...
May 13, 2016 - 11:42am
November 7, 2015
Long bus ride, showdown with Harding County looms for Colome
COLOME—Harding County won't be the only thing standing in Colome's way of a Class 9B state championship appearance at 5 p.m. CT on Saturday in Buffalo. The Cowboys will have a 5-hour bus ride to travel more than 300 miles to Buffalo before clashing with the 9-1 Ranchers. "I...
November 7, 2015 - 12:20am
May 5, 2015
Dream of tribal national park in South Dakota crumbling
RAPID CITY (AP) — An effort to create the nation's first tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota has degenerated into a bureaucratic standoff. The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the National Park Service have worked for years on a plan to turn the South Unit of Badlands National...
May 5, 2015 - 11:50am
November 6, 2014
Custer State Park buffalo auction set for Nov. 15
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Some of the bison gathered during the annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup will be sold this month. The bison auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the park corrals in the southern Black Hills. The park says 226 head will be sold. The...
November 6, 2014 - 6:43am
September 30, 2014
Custer buffalo roundup matches past turnout of 14K
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — The state of South Dakota says more than 14,000 people took part in the buffalo roundup at Custer State Park, matching crowd records from the previous six years. The 49th annual roundup took place Friday in the Black Hills. Horseback riders were joined...
September 30, 2014 - 4:36pm
August 4, 2014
Official: Anthrax found in bison, no food concern
The year's first case of animal anthrax in South Dakota has been confirmed in a bison herd in the northern part of the state, which is home to the most domesticated bison on ranches in the country. But experts say there is little need to be alarmed because the threat to humans is...
August 4, 2014 - 10:20pm
June 30, 2014
Badlands, Wind Cave possible relocation sites for Yellowstone bison
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials on Monday listed 20 parcels of public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for bison from Yellowstone National Park, but said it would be years before any relocations of the animals. The sites eyed for potential future...
June 30, 2014 - 10:47pm
June 12, 2014
Senators want bison declared national mammal
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Senators from the Dakotas are among those making another attempt to have the bison declared the national...
June 12, 2014 - 7:59am
June 7, 2014
SD leads in production of 3 commodities in 2013
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers and ranchers led the nation in the production of three commodities in 2013, up from just one the year before. The Agriculture Department says South Dakota producers once again led the U.S. in bison inventory. Oats production jumped from...
June 7, 2014 - 7:12pm
April 16, 2014
Trial set in proposed tribal national park dispute
Ranchers want judge to block Oglala Sioux Tribe from cancelling grazing leases, condemning land as tribe plans buffalo herd at Badlands.
April 16, 2014 - 12:26pm
April 10, 2014
First buffalo calf spotted at Custer State Park
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — It's a sign of spring at Custer State Park. The first buffalo calf of the year has been spotted. Park staff saw the newborn bull this week and he appears to be about a week old. The park has about 860 bison going into the spring and expects around...
April 10, 2014 - 11:11pm
December 20, 2013
Wind Cave officials concerned about bison crash deaths
So far this year, 14 buffalo killed; average is three.
December 20, 2013 - 2:28pm
December 8, 2013
Ranchers oppose Ogalal Sioux Tribe’s bison reserve plan
Meeting on issue postponed due to cold temperatures.
December 8, 2013 - 2:02pm
November 12, 2013
Custer State Park to hold bison auction
The 2013 Custer State Park Fall Classic Bison Auction will be Saturday at the park corrals where 331 head will be sold. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Mountain time at the Custer State Park Buffalo corrals, located 15 miles east of Custer on Highway 16A and then nine miles south...
November 12, 2013 - 9:45pm