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Ten sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision
Mitchell's $202K waterslide one formality away from reality
Gift boosts Dakota State's cybersecurity program
SD officials seek patience from struggling region ambulance services
Sanford awarded grant to study Native American, rural health
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Dempsey's late PK sends Sounders past Minnesota United
State amateur baseball tournament brings in $54K
Experienced Kernels ready for new season
Players stepping into new roles for DWU volleyball team
Sano to DL with shin injury; Kennys Vargas likely to be called up
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
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
October 12, 2015
Crazy Horse Memorial celebrating Native Americans' Day
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) — The Crazy Horse Memorial is hosting its annual Native Americans' Day celebration. Activities were scheduled...
October 12, 2015 - 12:21pm
September 8, 2015
Crazy Horse planning anniversary night blast on Sunday
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) — The Crazy Horse Memorial plans to honor two anniversaries Sunday with a weather-permitting night blast. The pyrotechnic display on the mountain carving in progress recognizes the 107th birthday of sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski (KOR'-zhack jew-uhl-KUFF'-skee)...
September 8, 2015 - 2:43pm
July 5, 2015
Mitchell artist spends June in residence at Crazy Horse Memorial
From a young age, artist Lyle Miller Sr. felt he'd been given a gift for art. He's been perfecting it since, and now is sharing his gift with...
July 5, 2015 - 11:53am
June 11, 2015
Professional rodeo set at Crazy Horse Memorial in western SD
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) — Crazy Horse Memorial will serve as the backdrop to a number of professional rodeo events this month. The three-day Crazy Horse Memorial Stampede Rodeo and Gift from Mother Earth Art Show is scheduled to begin June 19 with an event sanctioned by the...
June 11, 2015 - 11:44am
June 1, 2015
Crazy Horse Memorial commemorates 67th anniversary
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) — Crazy Horse Memorial is commemorating the 67th anniversary of the dedication of the monument with various activities in June. Wednesday marks the 67th anniversary of the dedication of the Crazy Horse Memorial and the first mountain blast. In celebration,...
June 1, 2015 - 11:02am
March 26, 2015
Crazy Horse Memorial to glow blue to raise autism awareness
CRAZY HORSE (AP) — Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills will glow blue next week to raise awareness about autism Crazy Horse officials...
March 26, 2015 - 2:54pm
November 10, 2014
Crazy Horse Memorial plans Veterans Day blast
CRAZY HORSE (AP) — Crews at Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills plan to do a blast on the mountain to honor men and women who have served in all branches of the military. The annual Veterans Day blast will be at 11:11 a.m. Mountain time Monday, weather permitting. The...
November 10, 2014 - 2:43pm
August 7, 2014
Man wants 'prayer rock' moved to Crazy Horse
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man is pushing to move a 3-ton boulder known as a "prayer rock" from a local museum to the Crazy Horse Memorial in western South Dakota. The rock gets overlooked at the Pettigrew Museum and would be better placed at the memorial being built...
August 7, 2014 - 9:05pm
May 28, 2014
Hundreds turn out to mourn Crazy Horse matriarch
CUSTER (AP) — Hundreds of mourners turned out to celebrate the life and work of the woman who guided the Crazy Horse Memorial the past three decades. Ruth Ziolkowski died last week of cancer at age 87. Her funeral was held Tuesday in the welcome center at the western South Dakota...
May 28, 2014 - 8:26am
May 25, 2014
Funeral services for Ziolkowski to begin Monday
CUSTER (AP) — The funeral services for Crazy Horse Memorial leader Ruth Ziolkowski (joo-uhl-KUF'-skee) will begin Monday in Custer. A public viewing has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the studio of the original log home built by Ziolkowski and her husband in 1948. Ziolkowski...
May 25, 2014 - 10:29pm
May 24, 2014
After widow’s death, Crazy Horse led by 3 people
By Carson Walker The death of Crazy Horse Memorial leader Ruth Ziolkowski triggers a succession plan that transfers leadership to three people focused on advancing three main components: the monumental mountain carving, an American Indian museum and an Indian university, its president...
May 24, 2014 - 10:17pm
May 22, 2014
Officials comment on Ruth Ziolkowski's death
PIERRE (AP) — Ruth Ziolkowski carried on her late husband's dream of honoring American Indians by carving the likeness of warrior Crazy Horse into South Dakota's Black Hills. She died Wednesday in Rapid City, at age 87. Below, excerpts from reactions to Ziolkowski's death. —...
May 22, 2014 - 3:04pm
Crazy Horse sculpture matriarch, Ruth Ziolkowski, dies
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Ruth Ziolkowski, who carried on her late husband's dream of honoring Native Americans by carving the massive likeness of warrior Crazy Horse into the Black Hills in South Dakota, has died. She was 87. Mike Morgan, a spokesman for the memorial,...
May 22, 2014 - 7:07am
December 13, 2013
T. Denny Sanford pledges $10M to Crazy Horse carving
Philanthropist says he wants to see the horse's head completed.
December 13, 2013 - 7:40am
November 12, 2013
Blasts at Crazy Horse mountain carving honor vets
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) — Two blasts at the Crazy Horse Memorial mountain carving have paid tribute to military veterans. Officials at the mountain carving in South Dakota's Black Hills say a small gathering of people stood in swirling snow Monday to see the Veterans Day...
November 12, 2013 - 7:04am