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2018 candidates take questions in Mitchell
Lake Andes man flees court during sentencing for probation violation
Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
Records: Parents of baby left outside say they smoked K2
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Place a Business Brief
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
AgweekTV: Rina’s Garden is growing up some big things in Kindred, N.D.
DWU volleyball team downs Mount Marty
Two Golden Eagles set for state cross country meet
Mavericks take fourth in Fargo, finish season sixth in region
Kernel softball honored on all-state teams
MCM's Evans to speak at Mitchell QB Club
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
Virginia "Ginny" Scheller
Darleen Baumiller Zangle
Beatrice "Betty" Behrend
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
NOEM: South Dakota's generations of grit
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
THUNE: South Dakota's unofficial October holiday
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Trespass? There's a ticket for that
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
September 15, 2017
Deadwood's historic preservation budget reduced yet again
PIERRE — Trustees for the State Historical Society approved a smaller budget for Deadwood historic preservation Friday. The 2018 budget is $6,901,440. The 2017 operating budget of $6,950,000 was about $50,000 smaller than the 2016 amount and about $122,000 less than for 2015....
September 15, 2017 - 3:16pm
August 31, 2017
Casino owned by actor closes in South Dakota
DEADWOOD (AP) — A casino owned by actor and director Kevin Costner has shut down after operating for 26 years in the western part of South Dakota. Midnight Star in Deadwood permanently closed its doors Tuesday, leaving about 40 full- and part-time employees of the casino looking...
August 31, 2017 - 11:00am
July 5, 2017
Alcohol, marijuana, may be factors in Deadwood fatal crash
DEADWOOD (AP) — Authorities say alcohol and marijuana may have contributed to a two-vehicle crash in Deadwood that killed a 27-year-old man from Lead. Deadwood Police Chief Kelly Fuller says a car driven by Shane Robert Cass crossed the center line on U.S. Highway 14A around 8:45...
July 5, 2017 - 4:19pm
June 17, 2017
South Dakota city plans major development for 2018
DEADWOOD (AP) — A year after completing a $14 million reconstruction of U.S. Highway 85 and a week before it opens a new $6.5 million visitor center, a west South Dakota city is already looking to the future and a major revamp of the tourist town's northern entrance. Deadwood city...
June 17, 2017 - 2:13pm
June 9, 2017
Deadwood hotel flooded in January reopens after repairs
DEADWOOD (AP) — A Deadwood hotel flooded by a broken main waterline in late January is back in service. The Rapid City Journal reports that the 69-room Deadwood Comfort Inn and Suites reopened Thursday. The waterline break unleashed about 70,000 gallons of water over the hotel's...
June 9, 2017 - 1:44pm
May 6, 2017
Deadwood commission makes $2 mil commitment to plaza project
DEADWOOD (AP) — By a 3-2 margin Monday night, the Deadwood City Commission approved a recommendation by the historic preservation commission to commit $2 million toward two proposed downtown plazas. The Deadwood Revitalization Committee hopes the two Main Street plazas will become...
May 6, 2017 - 11:30am
April 30, 2017
Deadwood looks to restore old signs on historic buildings
DEADWOOD (AP) — The Old West gambling town of Deadwood is undertaking a program to help restore "ghost signs" — old, hand-painted advertisements on the exterior of historic structures. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission got approval...
April 30, 2017 - 2:28pm
April 15, 2017
South Dakota town sees increase in felony drug arrests
DEADWOOD (AP) — Though this city in western South Dakota saw fewer incidents of violent crime and no murders in 2016, it has seen a 130 percent increase in felony drug arrests. The Rapid City Journal reported 90 percent of felony drug arrests in Deadwood were tied to methamphetamine...
April 15, 2017 - 3:45pm
February 19, 2017
Old South Dakota town to get development funding
DEADWOOD AP) — Deadwood city commissioners have granted a request from the Historic Preservation Commission to update the Old West gambling town's improvement plan. It's been 16 years since the city's Comprehensive Improvement Plan has been updated, the Black Hills Pioneer reported....
February 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 5, 2017
Deadwood's welcome center display to focus on local wildlife
DEADWOOD (AP) — Deadwood's new welcome center will feature more than a dozen educational displays featuring full-size animal mounts as part of an effort to better inform visitors about wildlife in the area.
February 5, 2017 - 2:35pm
February 1, 2017
Broken waterline floods Deadwood hotel
DEADWOOD (AP) — A broken waterline has sent more than 70,000 gallons rushing through the first floor of the Deadwood Comfort Inn & Suites. The general manager of the 69-room hotel and casino, Tracy Island, says she got the call Monday night and arrived to a scene of chaos and...
February 1, 2017 - 12:33pm
January 30, 2017
Gambling in Deadwood declines 25 percent
DEADWOOD (AP) — Gambling in Deadwood fell 25 percent in December compared to the same month in 2015, and the industry finished the year with a 5 percent drop in cumulative totals. The Deadwood Gaming Association's executive director, Mike Rodman, tells the Black Hills Pioneer that...
January 30, 2017 - 1:52pm
January 15, 2017
Developer pulls plug on $35 million condo-hotel in Deadwood
DEADWOOD (AP) — Developers have pulled the plug for now on a $35 million condominium-hotel project planned in the Old West gambling town of Deadwood. In an email this week to Deadwood officials, the group behind The Chalets at Deadwood Mountain Grand informed the city that it was...
January 15, 2017 - 2:40pm
January 7, 2017
$150K in security upgrades on tap for county courthouse
DEADWOOD (AP) — More than $150,000 in security upgrades are planned for the Lawrence County Courthouse. The Lawrence County Commission approved nearly $22,000 in architectural fees to plan for possible security upgrades including impact-resistant windows and doors, new walls and...
January 7, 2017 - 10:30am
January 4, 2017
Worker critically injured while removing New Year's ball
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man who was removing a giant ball used last weekend for a New Year's Eve event in Deadwood has been critically injured in a fall. Police say 64-year-old Walter Ford suffered life-threatening injuries after slipping on a hotel veranda Sunday and falling about...
January 4, 2017 - 10:38am