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Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Winner man charged with attempted rape of teen
Man charged with cutting woman with broken mirror
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Kernels have strong showing at Mitchell Invite
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS girls tennis team suffers first defeat
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS soccer teams split in Spearfish
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Marla Rae Behm
Larry Dean Forbes
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
June 30, 2015
Sioux Falls bishop talks gay marriage ruling at service
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls says followers should not "disown God's law" following the Supreme Court's decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry. Bishop Paul Swain directly addressed the Supreme Court's Friday decision at a...
June 30, 2015 - 1:44pm
October 12, 2014
Native Americans say voting rights are violated on Pine Ridge rez
WANBLEE (AP) — Four Lakota residents of a community on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have filed a federal lawsuit claiming that officials in a South Dakota county are violating their voting rights. The Wanblee residents argue in the lawsuit that Jackson County is discriminating...
October 12, 2014 - 10:30pm
September 24, 2014
Gay teen says restaurant gave him offensive nametag
YANKTON (AP) — An openly gay Yankton teenager has filed a discrimination complaint against the fast food restaurant where he worked alleging he was forced to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur. The 16-year-old Tyler Brandt filed the complaint this week with the Equal Employment...
September 24, 2014 - 10:18pm
September 17, 2014
Honor song issue: Civil rights complaint filed against Chamberlain schools
CHAMBERLAIN -- The honor song fight is not dead in Chamberlain. The Office for Civil Rights under the U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into a complaint filed against the Chamberlain School District for halting public comment on allowing an American Indian...
September 17, 2014 - 7:35am
August 22, 2014
Civil rights panel to hold briefing in Rapid City
The South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public briefing Wednesday to gather information from government officials and others regarding the administration of criminal justice in Rapid City and South Dakota. The commission will hold the...
August 22, 2014 - 9:23pm
June 12, 2014
Corps office in Pierre target of race complaint
PIERRE (AP) — An employee of an Army Corps of Engineers office in Pierre says he has been denied promotions because he is black. The Capital Journal reports that John Newell has filed complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying he has been denied advancement...
June 12, 2014 - 8:16pm
May 5, 2014
SD AG welcomes court ruling favorable to prayer at council meetings
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley welcomed a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that says prayers that open town council meetings don't violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity. Jackley last year joined 23 states in a "friend...
May 5, 2014 - 5:19pm
August 26, 2013
Indian group complains counties seeking court costs in voting rights suit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An American Indian group is upset that two South Dakota counties named in a voting rights lawsuit that was dismissed are seeking to recoup their court costs from 25 Oglala Sioux members. The lawsuit accused Shannon County of violating voting rights by failing...
August 26, 2013 - 6:22am
Marching for King's dream: 'The task is not done'
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating...
August 26, 2013 - 6:10am
August 22, 2013
Marches, events to mark anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marches, speeches and global bell-ringing are set to mark the 50th anniversary this month of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream" speech, a key event in the struggle of African Americans for racial equality. The week of commemorations in Washington...
August 22, 2013 - 11:20pm
PETULA DVORAK: Remembering the March on Washington, 50 years later
She had on her Sunday best, as everyone else did. In her pretty, embroidered dress, done hair and cat-eye glasses, Kathleen Johnson was stretching to see the speakers on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and to snap a better photo of the crowds when -- splash! -- in she went. "It...
August 22, 2013 - 8:56am
Events marking 50th anniversary of March on Washington to emphasize dreams unfulfilled
WASHINGTON — Donald Cash was just a teenager in 1963 when he finished his shift at a downtown clothing store in Washington and joined the throngs marching toward the National Mall. He never got close enough to hear the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. speak, but always considered...
August 22, 2013 - 8:12am
August 13, 2013
SD society takes part in civil rights project
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota State Historical Society's museum in Pierre will take part in a national project designed to encourage discussion of America's civil rights movement. The museum at the society's Cultural Heritage Center is one of 473 institutions across the country...
August 13, 2013 - 5:59am
August 9, 2013
South Dakota cited in federal election complaint
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- An organization that asked state officials in South Dakota to approve satellite absentee voting offices on three American Indian reservations has now filed a complaint with the federal Justice Department's civil rights division. The Argus Leader reports (http://argusne.ws/174cGrj...
August 9, 2013 - 10:32pm
April 16, 2013
OUR VIEW: Film shows how Robinson leveled the playing field
Sixty-six years ago this week, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier that existed in Major League Baseball. Some say it was the real beginning...
April 16, 2013 - 5:29am