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Why didn't the officer rush into Florida's Parkland school mass shooting?
Vivian man pushed wife, threatened her with gun
A little girl saw an emotional-support dog on a plane. It went for her face.
More companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA movement gains steam
Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates plans to plead guilty to 2 charges
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
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
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
Swiss top Canada to take curling bronze medal
Germany stuns Canada to make first hockey final, face Russians for gold
Russians dominate figure skating, Lindstroem leads Sweden to biathlon relay gold
Minnesota’s Diggins becomes first U.S. cross country skier named as Olympic flag bearer in Closing Ceremonies
Deal: DWU men making strong case for NAIA berth
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
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
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
February 27, 2017
Philadelphia police investigate 'reprehensible' toppling of 100 headstones at Jewish cemetery
Police in Philadelphia are investigating what they call a targeted act of vandalism that toppled more than 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery...
February 27, 2017 - 4:01pm
February 5, 2015
Novstrup wants loopholes closed for cemetery trusts
PIERRE -- Rep. Al Novstrup's latest attempt to bring more protections to consumers and taxpayers regarding cemeteries has stalled. Novstrup, R-Aberdeen, is trying to expand the current regulations to cover cemeteries created before 1955. He also wants to add $25 daily fines for...
February 5, 2015 - 10:00am
Novstrup wants loopholes closed for cemetery trusts
PIERRE -- Rep. Al Novstrup’s latest attempt to bring more protections to consumers and taxpayers regarding cemeteries has stalled. Novstrup, R-Aberdeen, is trying to expand the current regulations to cover cemeteries created before 1955. He also wants to add $25 daily fines...
February 5, 2015 - 8:51am
November 18, 2014
New statue at Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
With a push and a nudge, a new statue was put in place Friday at Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery in northern Mitchell. The statue, which depicts...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
September 24, 2014
Tennessee tombstone found in SD during Sturgis rally heads home
SPEARFISH (AP) — South Dakota authorities have returned a 126-year-old tombstone to Tennessee, after it was stolen this summer only to turn up weeks later in a Spearfish alley during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. S.J.
September 24, 2014 - 10:51am
May 30, 2014
Cemetery decorations must be removed
Mitchell Cemetery workers will begin removing temporary decorations from gravesites Tuesday, as the city prepares to mow the cemetery grounds. Permanent decorations, such as shepherd's' hooks or flower pots, must located firmly based on concrete pads. For any questions, call...
May 30, 2014 - 9:16pm
April 11, 2014
City cleaning Mitchell cemetery
The city of Mitchell is in the process of spring cleanup at the city cemetery.
April 11, 2014 - 6:08pm
December 23, 2013
Deadwood spends $2M to restore forgotten St. Ambrose Cemetery
By Tom Griffith Rapid City Journal DEADWOOD (AP) — For more than a century, an angel has watched over the grave of tiny 2-year-old Oscar...
December 23, 2013 - 8:08am
August 22, 2013
SD cemeteries miss deadline for filing reports
ABERDEEN (AP) — None of the private, nonprofit perpetual care cemeteries in South Dakota has met a July 31 deadline to file annual financial reports with the state. The Legislature earlier this year passed a law requiring the reports. The goal is to ensure the cemeteries have...
August 22, 2013 - 10:54pm
March 5, 2013
Bill would transfer ownership of 9 historic Black Hills cemeteries
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- South Dakota Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune have introduced legislation that would allow local communities to assume ownership of nine historic cemeteries in the Black Hills. The cemeteries are currently owned by the U.S.
March 5, 2013 - 5:51pm
February 18, 2013
Belle Fourche buys radar to check for unmarked graves
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The city of Belle Fourche has spent about $22,000 to buy a ground-penetrating radar unit to uncover unmarked gravesites. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the city purchased the radar in January and started using it within the last few weeks. The city...
February 18, 2013 - 7:16am
September 27, 2012
Belle Fourche raising burial fees
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- In a western South Dakota town, it's getting more expensive to die -- at least for people who want to be buried. The cost of graves, burial and care of the grave site is going up Jan. 1 at the three cemeteries in Belle Fourche. The city public works director...
September 27, 2012 - 10:10am