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House panel tables expansion for historic vehicle eligibility
After silence on Parkland, NRA pushes back against law enforcement, media, gun-control advocates
Chislic is one step from official 'nosh'
California rape suspect knew police were coming. He ran - and brought along cyanide.
Deal reached: State's wineries might get to import 50 percent from outside
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
KFC restaurants in the UK have a problem. They don't have chicken.
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Prep Focus: Versatile Eklund racking up the wins
The greatest goal in US women's hockey history won Team USA the gold
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell named All-Big Ten second team
Crow Creek downs Winner boys
U.S.-Canada play for gold
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Bessie Melva Boughey
Annette Leontina Link
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
OPINION: Session is about two-thirds complete
WOSTER: 'Knock off the quads and let them skate'
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
April 18, 2013
LBST casino proposal: Closer look at plan
The current Golden Buffalo Casino on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation is a small version of what the tribe hopes to build at Oacoma. It has a gaming floor, conference area, dance floor, restaurant and gift shop. It also includes: 175 slot machines; Two game tables; ...
April 18, 2013 - 8:37am
March 15, 2013
Two killed in accident outside stateline casino
LARCHWOOD, Iowa -- Two people are dead following a two-vehicle accident by the Grand Falls Casino Resort Thursday night. Multiple news reports state that the accident happened before 6 p.m. right by the casino marquee when a car turned right from the entrance to the casino and...
March 15, 2013 - 6:52am
February 19, 2013
Nebraska man claims $1M jackpot at Pine Ridge casino
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- A Nebraska man has claimed a $1 million jackpot at Pine Ridge's Prairie Wind Casino. Gordon "Bud" Thompson of Alliance, Neb., hit the jackpot on Valentine's Day while at the casino with his wife of 60 years. Wife Donna was the one playing, but Thompson decided...
February 19, 2013 - 7:14am
February 6, 2013
$34 million casino proposed at Oacoma
OACOMA -- A developer presented a proposed $34 million casino project to the Oacoma area Tuesday evening. Richard Rangel, of RM Rangel Inc., Rapid City, spoke to a crowd of about 70 at the Oacoma Community Center. He would be the construction manager of the project, which is being...
February 6, 2013 - 5:33am
January 1, 2013
Deadwood's Gold Dust casino closes at least temporarily
DEADWOOD (AP) -- After New Year's Eve festivities Monday night, the Gold Dust casino closed down -- at least temporarily -- leaving 52 people unemployed and uncertain about what comes next. A lawyer for the Dunham Co. of Sioux Falls, which owns the Gold Dust, said the casino is closed...
January 1, 2013 - 8:32pm
December 12, 2012
Sioux Falls casino robbed by male with weapon
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls police are investigating an armed robbery at a local casino. Authorities say a male entered the Dollar Bill's Casino about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, showed a weapon and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Police did not say what the weapon...
December 12, 2012 - 2:41pm
November 20, 2012
Rapid City casino robber gets 8 years in prison
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A Rapid City man who used a pellet gun to rob a casino last summer has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Billy Robertson pleaded guilty last month to robbing the King of Hearts Casino in July. Prosecutors dismissed other charges in return...
November 20, 2012 - 2:06pm
October 30, 2012
Man pleads guilty to robbing Rapid City casino with pellet gun
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A man accused of robbing a Rapid City casino in July has pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery. The media reports that 25-year-old Billy Robertson in court on Monday admitted to robbing the King of Hearts Casino with a pellet gun. In exchange for his guilty plea,...
October 30, 2012 - 3:12pm
August 9, 2012
Suspect arrested in Sioux Falls casino robbery
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a Sioux Falls casino. Authorities say the 35-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday night. They did not immediately provide details of the arrest. Police say a gun-wielding man wearing a hooded sweat shirt...
August 9, 2012 - 10:32am
August 8, 2012
Police seek Sioux Falls casino robbery suspect
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a north Sioux Falls casino. Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens says Jackson's Casino II was robbed about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday by a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a bandana. Clemons tells the media that...
August 8, 2012 - 3:15pm
July 13, 2012
Man gets prison for robbing Sioux Falls casino
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A man who robbed a Sioux Falls casino at knifepoint last fall has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison. Authorities say 22-year-old Silky Richardson played video lottery in the Crown Casino last October until other customers left, then jumped a counter and...
July 13, 2012 - 10:51am
June 20, 2012
Man wins nearly $230,000 on slots at Deadwood casino
DEADWOOD (AP) -- A South Dakota man who won nearly a quarter of a million dollars at a Deadwood casino doesn't have any particular plans for how he and his wife will use the money. Joseph and Eleanor Tomac of Keldron tell the media that they will use the $228,979 that Joseph won...
June 20, 2012 - 10:24am
May 17, 2012
Flandreau tribe still wants to build casino in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in South Dakota says a proposal to build a $120 million casino in Sioux Falls in exchange for a revenue-sharing plan with the city is still on the table. Money from the plan could help finance the city's planned $115 million events...
May 17, 2012 - 10:35am
May 4, 2012
Safe stolen in Sioux Falls casino burglary
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls police are investigating a casino burglary in which a safe was stolen. Police spokesman Sam Clemens tells the media that a man used a hammer to break a window at Ken's Korner about 2:30 a.m. Thursday. The suspect put the safe in the back of a pickup...
May 4, 2012 - 11:12am
February 29, 2012
Rapid City woman pleads guilty to robbing casino with machete
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A Rapid City woman accused of using a knife and a machete in two casino robbery attempts last summer says she was drunk and high on drugs and did it "maybe for a thrill." Twenty-six-year-old Julia Peters has pleaded guilty to robbery under a plea agreement with...
February 29, 2012 - 2:33pm