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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
Early-morning crash on highway south of Watertown kills 2
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
Stenson takes Wyndham title with record 22-under
Twins jump out early, hold on vs. D-backs
Team USA rides early wave to Solheim Cup repeat
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
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
Youth inmates missing from Custer facility apprehended
CUSTER (AP) — Two teenagers who ran away from a youth correctional facility in western South Dakota are back in custody. Corrections officials say authorities with the Pennington County Sheriff's Office apprehended the 15- and 16-year-old boys Monday evening near Hill City. The...
October 20, 2015 - 11:21am
September 29, 2015
City of Custer to be honored at governor's luncheon
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Black Hills city of Custer will be honored as the community of the year next month. The award is part of the Governor's Philanthropy Luncheon to be held Oct. 6 at the Rushmore Holiday Inn in Rapid City. The city was nominated based on its support of...
September 29, 2015 - 2:58pm
September 25, 2015
Officials work to make the bison an official American icon
CUSTER (AP) — For the spectators at the 50th annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup, the thundering hooves and front-heavy gait of the shaggy,...
September 25, 2015 - 6:08pm
September 8, 2015
Flintstones park in South Dakota closing, gets new owner
CUSTER (AP) — A "Flintstones"-themed park in South Dakota is closing after the Labor Day weekend and being taken over by a new owner who will have to negotiate for the rights to keep using characters and scenes from the classic animated series. Owner Joe Speckels said the Flintstones...
September 8, 2015 - 4:30pm
September 7, 2015
Studebakers roll into Custer for annual show
CUSTER (AP) — Scores of classic Studebakers have been rolling through Custer this weekend as part of an annual Labor Day car and truck show. KEVN television reports that the show features a wide range of cars from 1915 to the 1960s. Some of the classics made trips of up to...
September 7, 2015 - 11:28am
August 31, 2015
Reward offered in South Dakota's Meeker Ranch vandalism case
CUSTER (AP) — A $500 reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the vandals who damaged a historic ranch on U.S. Forest Service property near Custer. A large section of siding on the Meeker Ranch Barn in the Black Hills was vandalized...
August 31, 2015 - 12:48pm
August 24, 2015
Authorities arrest 3 teens who ran away from SD rehab center
CUSTER (AP) — Corrections officials in South Dakota say the three teenagers who ran away from a youth rehabilitation center near Custer have been arrested. The South Dakota Department of Corrections says the 16-, 17- and 18-year-old males were apprehended Monday morning at...
August 24, 2015 - 2:22pm
July 28, 2015
Teen who ran away from youth rehabilitation academy arrested
CUSTER (AP) — One of two teenagers who authorities say ran away from a youth rehabilitation facility in western South Dakota earlier this month has been arrested. The state Department of Corrections on Monday said the 16-year-old boy was arrested during a traffic stop Friday...
July 28, 2015 - 4:11pm
July 6, 2015
Police searching for boys who ran away from youth academy
CUSTER (AP) — Authorities in Custer are searching for two teenagers who ran away from a youth rehabilitation facility Thursday night. Department of Corrections staff members and law enforcement agencies are looking for the 16-year-old and 17-year-old boys who ran away from...
July 6, 2015 - 11:30am
April 17, 2015
LA man ordered to pay back wages at South Dakota businesses
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been ordered to pay more than $8,000 in back wages and overtime pay to former employees at his businesses in the South Dakota city of Custer. The U.S. Attorney's Office and the federal Labor Department recently secured a state court judgment...
April 17, 2015 - 5:26pm
January 10, 2015
Historical Society awards 6 grants for restoration projects
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota State Historical Society has awarded six grants to fund large-scale restoration and rehabilitation projects of historic properties. The Historical Society says six projects received nearly $59,000 combined. The Deadwood Fund Grants are funded...
January 10, 2015 - 1:25pm
January 5, 2015
Wyoming man linked to theft of $35K worth of furs
CUSTER (AP) — A Wyoming man arrested in connection with a break-in at an office has been linked to the theft of $35,000 worth of furs and hides in South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reports the Custer County Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant for 22-year-old Tyrell...
January 5, 2015 - 1:05am
November 17, 2014
265 bison sold at Custer State Park auction
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Some of the bison gathered during the annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup have been sold at auction. The Rapid City Journal reported that 265 bison were sold Saturday at the park corrals in the southern Black Hills. The auction follows September's...
November 17, 2014 - 10:35pm
September 24, 2014
Probe into Summerset woman's death continues
CUSTER (AP) Authorities in South Dakota continue to investigate the death of a woman whose body found in rural Custer County. The office of the Attorney General says the Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the probe into the death of 59-year-old Nancy Kay Vickers,...
September 24, 2014 - 10:09pm
July 8, 2014
Man chokes to death at Custer hot dog eating contest
CUSTER (AP) — A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death. Walter Eagle Tail, 47, of Custer, died at a hospital Thursday after attempts to save him at the scene failed, Custer County Sheriff Rick Wheeler told...
July 8, 2014 - 9:47pm