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Congress OKs commission to study Native children's programs
Woman accused with father of child sex crimes sentenced
State Supreme Court rules in favor of $150M ethanol plant
$5,000 reward offered in 23-year-old North Dakota cold case
Highway Patrol holding sobriety checkpoints in 19 counties
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Kernel girls tennis take second at ESD
Kernels earn road win at Yankton
Lee leads Parkston with his putter
Spotlight on prep football: Class 11AA holding their own against Class 11AAA foes
Kernels set for stiffer test against Sioux Falls Lincoln
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Glen Chasing Hawk
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
OUR VIEW: Understaffed sheriff's offices concerning for future
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
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
May 9, 2016
2-year-old girl falls into septic tank, later dies
CUSTER (AP) — A 2-year-old girl died after falling into an underground septic tank near Custer. Evelyn Ferraro was reported missing about 9 a.m. Friday from a mobile home court 3 miles west of Custer. A Custer County sheriff's deputy found the underground tank adjacent to the yard...
May 9, 2016 - 12:33pm
Forest officials temporarily close Roubaix Campground
CUSTER (AP) — Black Hills National Forest officials say Roubaix Campground will be closed to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday to remove trees invested by mountain pine beetles. Some 175 bug-killed trees within the boundaries of the campground need to be cut and removed. Forest...
May 9, 2016 - 12:07pm
April 28, 2016
Black Hills National Forest Supervisor Bobzien retiring
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Black Hills National Forest Supervisor Craig Bobzien is retiring. Bobzien will step down on Saturday, after nearly 40 years of service with the U.S. Forest Service. He's been the supervisor of the 1.2 million-acre Black Hills National Forest in western South...
April 28, 2016 - 1:08pm
Black Hills fire management officer receives national award
CUSTER (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has given Todd Pechota the 2015 National Forest Fire Management Officer of the Year award. Pechota is forest fire management officer on the Black Hills National Forest. He was presented the award at a recent ceremony at the U.S. Forest Service...
April 28, 2016 - 12:47pm
April 19, 2016
Black Hills National Forest to spray trees in several areas
CUSTER (AP) — The Black Hills National Forest will be spraying trees in several recreation areas to help protect them from mountain pine beetle infestation. Forest Silviculturist Blaine Cook says about 3,700 trees will be sprayed across the forest starting on Tuesday. The spraying...
April 19, 2016 - 11:31am
April 12, 2016
Crews conducting prescribed burns in Custer State Park
RAPID CITY (AP) — Wildland fire crews are conducting prescribed burns in Custer State Park this week. The burns by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture's Wildland Fire Division, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and Custer State Park are scheduled to take place on Tuesday...
April 12, 2016 - 6:14pm