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US Navy plane carrying 11 crashes into Pacific Ocean off Japan; 8 rescued
White House military personnel removed amid probe into contacts with foreign women during Asia trip
Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
Hunter in Wisconsin unknowingly shoots, kills rare albino deer
Former SD trooper denied early release from prison
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
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Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Tigers drop GPAC game in Midland
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Tiger women trip up Warriors in GPAC win
This is one of the most unbelievable encounters you'll ever see between a hunter and a deer
Langford Area’s Larson commits to DWU
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
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ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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October 5, 2015
Councilors: Sioux Falls casinos getting around smoking ban
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls City Council members say a group of businesses are getting around a state smoking ban by opening tobacco shops under the same roof as video lottery businesses. South Dakota's smoking ban passed by voters in 2010 includes video lottery facilities,...
October 5, 2015 - 1:15pm
June 23, 2015
Casinos in Deadwood to begin offering new games next week
DEADWOOD (AP) — Casinos are betting next week's introduction of keno, craps and roulette in Deadwood will help reinvigorate the historic Black Hills town and level its odds against gambling hotspots across the country competing to attract players. The new games, overwhelmingly...
June 23, 2015 - 1:17pm
November 20, 2014
Commission drafting bill for new voter-OK'd games
DEADWOOD (AP) — A bill to implement the three new voter-authorized games in Deadwood casinos will move forward, the South Dakota Commission on Gaming decided Thursday. The commission voted to draft the legislation allowing craps, keno and roulette with the goal of the regulations...
November 20, 2014 - 11:27pm
July 30, 2014
3 suspects in custody in Watertown casino burglary
WATERTOWN (AP) — Police have made three arrests in the burglary and vandalism of a Watertown casino. Two Sioux Falls men and a Watertown man were taken into custody on Monday. All three suspects are in their late 20s. Authorities allege that the men forced open a door at...
July 30, 2014 - 3:09pm
March 19, 2014
Despite allegations of cheating in poker, casinos showed little interest in seminar
DEADWOOD -- Casino managers received a blistering Wednesday from the state Commission on Gaming over the low interest so far in a seminar next week on detecting and preventing players from cheating at Deadwood's poker tables. Only one -- The Lodge -- of the four Deadwood casinos that...
March 19, 2014 - 9:12pm
Judge says Deadwood casinos must pay taxes on promo play
DEADWOOD -- A South Dakota judge has rejected an attempt by three casinos to escape paying state gambling taxes on free promotional plays they give to customers. Circuit Judge Mark Barnett decided in favor of the state Commission on Gaming in the lawsuit brought by Deadwood establishments...
March 19, 2014 - 8:08pm
March 5, 2014
SD Senate passes Deadwood gambling expansion on to voters
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Deadwood casinos to offer roulette, keno and craps. Senators on Wednesday voted 25-10 to support the measure. South Dakota voters will choose whether to authorize the change...
March 5, 2014 - 5:37pm
March 4, 2014
Deadwood won't have 24-hour alcohol service
PIERRE — Deadwood hotels that have casinos will not be allowed to serve alcohol anytime. The state Senate rejected the proposed change Tuesday, voting 20-15 against it. The final four senators in the alphabetical roll call -- Bill Van Gerpen, R-Tyndall; Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell;...
March 4, 2014 - 4:54pm
February 27, 2014
New SD law will keep banned players out of casinos
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure aimed at keeping banned gamblers out of Deadwood casinos. Existing law already gives the South Dakota Gaming Commission authority to prohibit players from entering casinos based on cheating or other...
February 27, 2014 - 10:23pm
February 26, 2014
Constitutional amendment would add games in Deadwood casinos
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Senate committee is considering a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Deadwood casinos to offer roulette, keno and craps. The House has already approved the measure that would put the proposal to a statewide vote on the November ballot. Deadwood...
February 26, 2014 - 12:22pm
February 6, 2014
OUR VIEW: Deadwood alcohol law sounds good if reasons are legit
Deadwood hotels want the option to serve alcohol around the clock, and a proposal in the state Legislature may do just that. Earlier this week,...
February 6, 2014 - 10:08pm
24-hour alcohol sales for Deadwood squeak through House
PIERRE -- The state House of Representatives decided Thursday that bars in Deadwood hotels should be treated differently than all of the others in South Dakota. House members voted 36-33 to allow Deadwood hotels to sell and serve alcohol round the clock. That would be an exception...
February 6, 2014 - 9:47pm
January 20, 2014
Sioux Falls police investigating casino robberies
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are investigating a pair of early-morning armed robberies at separate casinos. Police responded to Duces Casino Monday shortly after midnight. Authorities say a man robbed a clerk at gunpoint of an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect...
January 20, 2014 - 9:51am
January 17, 2014
Watertown Casino robbed at gunpoint
WATERTOWN (AP) — Watertown police are investigating an armed robbery at a casino. Police say two men armed with handguns entered the Magic Mile Casino about 8:30 p.m. Thursday and demanded money from a clerk. They fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. No one...
January 17, 2014 - 6:54am
December 25, 2013
Deadwood gaming poised to end 2013 on decline
Gross revenue down 3.26% for casinos in historic Black Hills town.
December 25, 2013 - 11:05pm