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In newly surfaced Howard Stern interview, Trump joked about giving Princess Diana an HIV test
Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill appears doomed after Collins says no
Fort Thompson man is charged with assault in federal court
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
South St. Paul's Stalock continues comeback with Wild
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
Laura Jean Haiar
Gertrude "Trude" Morgan
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
February 22, 2012
Sturgis man hits $660,000 jackpot on slot bet
DEADWOOD (AP) -- A Sturgis man has hit it big on a progressive slot machine bet in Deadwood. The media reports that Jeremiah Isbell won the nearly $660,000 jackpot Friday night on the Wheel of Fortune Megajackpot slot machine at the Celebrity Hotel. Isbell had just put $10 into...
February 22, 2012 - 11:21am
February 6, 2012
Casino robbery machete caseto go to trial in March
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A Rapid City woman accused of using a knife and a machete in two casino robbery attempts is to stand trial in about a month. Defense attorney Jeremiah Davis tells the media that he and prosecutors have been unable to reach a plea agreement. Trial for 26-year-old...
February 6, 2012 - 8:07am
January 24, 2012
Man sentenced for robbing Sioux Falls casino
SIOUX FALLS(AP) -- A man who robbed a Sioux Falls casino of $405 last summer will spend at least two years in prison. Thirty-five-year-old Kory Steilow pleaded guilty earlier to second-degree robbery in the incident last Sept. 8 at the Crown II Casino. The media reports that a judge...
January 24, 2012 - 8:38am