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School board to take initial look at budget proposal
County board to hear reports
Council will meet to set malt beverage hearing
DWU Commencement, baccalaureate services announced
Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
An unpredictable spring puts burden on early planting
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Tiger baseball falls to Red Raiders
Area baseball roundup: Howard goes 3-1 in Northville
MVP's Walz claims two races at Ipswich
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
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
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
Donald W. Schimmel
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
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