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ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Renovations on schedule for 2018 archery world championships
County spends $1,500 per year replacing bullet-ridden signs
A virtuous vow: Mitchell nun celebrates 70th year jubilee
Around the Region: Plankinton, Chamberlain & Howard
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
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
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Vikings' stout defense set to clash with Rams' explosive offense
'Collective effort' and 'no egos' among keys to strong Vikings' offensive line
Dakota Wesleyan men snap skid, down Concordia
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
LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
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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September 30, 2017
Former Custer city official sentenced for child sex crimes
CUSTER (AP) — A former Custer city official has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for child sex crimes. Former planning administrator Scott...
September 30, 2017 - 10:50am
September 29, 2017
South Dakota teen kills mountain lion that attacked animals
CUSTER (AP) — A South Dakota teenager has killed a mountain lion that attacked several animals on his family's property in the southwest part of the state. The Rapid City Journal reports the mountain lion killed a goat, duck, cat and chicken on the property in Custer on Sept. 20....
September 29, 2017 - 4:20pm
September 12, 2017
$1 million bond in assault and kidnapping case
CUSTER (AP) — Bond is set at $1 million for a man accused of kidnapping, assaulting and burglarizing a woman in Custer County. Authorities...
September 12, 2017 - 9:36am
July 26, 2017
Grass fire spreads to home in Fairburn, kills woman
FAIRBURN (AP) — A woman is dead after a grass fire spread to a home in the Custer County town of Fairburn. Authorities did not immediately identify the 26-year-old woman whose body was found Tuesday morning. Custer Fire Chief Joe Harbach tells the Rapid City Journal that the grass...
July 26, 2017 - 9:39am
March 10, 2017
Tree falling on power line blamed for South Dakota wildfire
CUSTER (AP) — Crews believe a tree falling on a power line caused a wildfire that threatened several homes in western South Dakota. As many as 20 homes, cabins and other structures southeast of Custer were threatened by the Whitetail Fire on Wednesday. The fire started on private...
March 10, 2017 - 12:42pm
March 2, 2017
State government prepares to sell its juvenile facilities
PIERRE — The Daugaard administration is one step away from receiving the Legislature's green light to sell juvenile corrections facilities...
March 2, 2017 - 6:57pm
September 9, 2016
Iowa man killed in South Dakota motorcycle crash ID'd
CUSTER (AP) — Authorities have identified an Iowa man who died in a crash involving two motorcycles in South Dakota's Custer State Park. The Highway Patrol says the motorcycles were traveling together on state Highway 87, failed to negotiate a curve and went in the ditch Wednesday...
September 9, 2016 - 11:46am
September 8, 2016
2-motorcycle crash in Custer State Park kills 1, injures 1
CUSTER (AP) — A crash involving two motorcycles in Custer State Park killed one person and injured another. The Highway Patrol says the motorcycles were traveling together on state Highway 87 and failed to negotiate a curve. Both bikes went in the ditch about 2:40 p.m. Wednesday....
September 8, 2016 - 11:28am
August 25, 2016
Spots still open for outdoors workshop designed for women
CUSTER (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says spots are still available for its annual outdoors workshop designed for women. The weekend-long event scheduled to begin this year on Sept. 9 is meant to help women become more comfortable and aware of the outdoors...
August 25, 2016 - 11:35am
August 9, 2016
Jewel Cave to host education workshop for teachers
CUSTER (AP) — Jewel Cave National Monument in western South Dakota is hosting a workshop geared toward teachers interested in learning more about caves. Park Superintendent Bonnie Schwartz says the weekend-long workshop is scheduled to begin Sept. 9. Participating teachers will...
August 9, 2016 - 12:30pm
July 20, 2016
Jewel Cave hosting Junior Ranger Day focusing on bats
CUSTER (AP) — Jewel Cave National Monument in western South Dakota is hosting a Junior Ranger Day this weekend as part of the National Park Service's centennial celebration. Saturday's Junior Ranger Day will focus on nocturnal animals, including nine species of bats. Children will...
July 20, 2016 - 12:31pm
June 28, 2016
Black Hills National Forest getting a new supervisor
CUSTER (AP) — The Black Hills National Forest in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming is getting a new supervisor. Mark Van Every has more than 33 years of experience with the U.S. Forest Service. He has worked at forests in Alaska, Wyoming, Utah, Minnesota and Colorado....
June 28, 2016 - 11:42am
June 24, 2016
Reward offered for information about vandalism of homestead
CUSTER (AP) — The Black Hills Historic Preservation Trust is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the conviction of those involved in the vandalism of a historic homestead in the Black Hills National Forest. Officials say vandals caused more than $4,000 in estimated...
June 24, 2016 - 11:59am
May 20, 2016
Black Hills National Forest campgrounds open Friday
CUSTER (AP) — Campgrounds in the Black Hills National Forest are scheduled to open Friday. The forest features 30 campgrounds with more than 682 individual sites. Many of the campgrounds are operated by a Forest Service recreation service partner, Hill City-based Forest Recreation...
May 20, 2016 - 1:03pm
May 10, 2016
Custer mourning death of 2-year-old girl in septic tank
CUSTER (AP) — The western South Dakota community of Custer is in mourning after a 2-year-old girl fell into an open underground septic tank and died. Residents have tied teal-and-purple ribbons around town in memory of Evelyn Ferraro, KOTA-TV reported. "We're all just grieving for...
May 10, 2016 - 1:18pm