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"Meet the Creator" and closing reception at Dakota Discovery Museum
Vegetation management planned on Missouri River sandbars
Man arrested after two crashes, injuring passenger
Platte-Geddes using grants to enhance ag, welding programs
Scotland city council limits timeframe for fireworks
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 20, 2016
Deadwood casino proposes land swap to help with plaza idea
DEADWOOD (AP) — The owners of a Deadwood casino have proposed a land swap with the city that could lead to a new public plaza on the tourist town's Main Street. The Rapid City Journal reports that representatives of the Silverado-Franklin Historic Gaming Complex have offered to...
August 20, 2016 - 10:14am
Judge says vote on controversial rock quarry should proceed
DEADWOOD (AP) — A Lawrence County judge has approved a special countywide election to decide the fate of a proposed rock quarry in the scenic Centennial Valley. Mountain View Ranches LLC, which wants to build the quarry, filed a lawsuit in July seeking to block the election. The...
August 20, 2016 - 10:11am
August 19, 2016
Judge: Public vote on controversial rock quarry can proceed
DEADWOOD (AP) — A state circuit court judge has ruled that a public vote on a proposed rock quarry in Lawrence County can proceed. The vote will decide whether Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC can move forward with a 192-acre sand, gravel and rock quarry off Crook City...
August 19, 2016 - 11:34am
July 31, 2016
Deadwood officials grapple with public building's next step
DEADWOOD (AP) — City officials haven't been able to decide what to do with a public building in Deadwood. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the city commission didn't take action on the Deadwood Pavilion building at its meeting Monday despite a motion to sell the structure. "We...
July 31, 2016 - 12:47pm
July 22, 2016
Developers unveil specifics of proposed theme park
DEADWOOD (AP) — A proposed multimillion-dollar western theme park in Deadwood would include three themes: miners, cowboys and pioneers, and Native Americans during the days of the Old West. Developers unveiled more specific plans for the Gold Nugget Theme Park during a public meeting...
July 22, 2016 - 10:55am
July 15, 2016
Lawrence County residents to vote on controversial quarry
DEADWOOD (AP) — Residents of Lawrence County will get the chance to vote on a proposed rock quarry that has run into opposition. County commissioners last month narrowly approved a permit for Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC, which is planning a 192-acre sand, gravel and...
July 15, 2016 - 11:28am
July 11, 2016
$40M theme park proposed for Deadwood gets warm reception
DEADWOOD (AP) — Backers of a proposed $40 million western theme park in Deadwood are lauding the project as a significant economic development opportunity for the Black Hills tourist town. Organizers hope the attraction could open in 2019, and early plans for the "Gold Nugget Theme...
July 11, 2016 - 12:25pm
July 9, 2016
Police say baby boy born in Deadwood was addicted to drugs
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Nebraska woman is facing felony charges after her child was found to be suffering from drug withdrawals shortly after his birth at a South Dakota hospital. The Rapid City Journal reports that 28-year-old Chelsea Avila, of Minatare, Nebraska, pleaded not guilty...
July 9, 2016 - 8:56am
July 7, 2016
Mother facing charges after newborn tests positive for meth
DEADWOOD (AP) — Authorities in western South Dakota have charged a woman who delivered a baby at a Deadwood hospital with child abuse and drug-related counts after the boy tested positive for opiates and methamphetamine. The Black Hills Pioneer reports the 28-year-old woman from...
July 7, 2016 - 3:45pm
June 10, 2016
Lawrence County OKs rock quarry despite neighbors' concerns
DEADWOOD (AP) — Lawrence County commissioners have narrowly approved a permit for a rock quarry that has met stiff opposition from area residents. Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC sought the county permit for a 192-acre sand, gravel and rock quarry off Crook City Road....
June 10, 2016 - 1:06pm
June 6, 2016
Deadwood gaming falls in April from year earlier
DEADWOOD (AP) — Data released by the South Dakota Commission on Gaming show the amount waged in machines and on tables in Deadwood fell in April from a year earlier. The Black Hills Pioneer reports there was roughly $86.3 million bet in machines and on tables in April by gamers...
June 6, 2016 - 12:18pm
June 2, 2016
Former fugitive sentenced for crimes in Lawrence County
DEADWOOD (AP) — A man who fled after being handcuffed by sheriff's deputies in Meade County earlier this spring has been sentenced to serve seven years in the State Penitentiary for crimes he committed in Lawrence County. Thirty-two-year old Kerri Nacey spent about four days on...
June 2, 2016 - 12:17pm
May 23, 2016
City of Deadwood buying Wild Bill sign for $13,500
DEADWOOD (AP) — The city of Deadwood is buying the 10-foot tall Wild Bill Bar sign for $13,500 to put it in its rightful spot. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that It's a mystery how the historic sign was moved from its proper location at 620 Main Street to 610 Main Street. This...
May 23, 2016 - 12:44pm
May 9, 2016
Gaming in Deadwood drops in March from year earlier
DEADWOOD (AP) — Data released by the South Dakota Commission on Gaming show gaming in Deadwood fell slightly in March from a year earlier. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that there was roughly $95 million dropped in machines and on tables by gamers visiting Deadwood in March. That's...
May 9, 2016 - 11:52am
May 5, 2016
Commission: Deadwood violated open meetings law
DEADWOOD (AP) — The South Dakota Open Meetings Commission has found that the city of Deadwood violated open meetings laws in phone conversations related to use of the Days of '76 concession stands. The Black Hills Pioneer said it filed a complaint after August 17 telephone conversations...
May 5, 2016 - 3:58pm