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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 8, 2016
Deadwood mystery man laid to rest after 160 years
DEADWOOD — On the morning of Thursday, Sept. 29, as a gentle breeze combed the pine boughs towering above the silent gravesites of countless...
October 8, 2016 - 9:00am
October 6, 2016
$35 million condo proposal in Deadwood draws opposition
DEADWOOD (AP) — A popular tourist destination in Deadwood is planning a $35 million condominium-hotel expansion, but some residents oppose the project. The Chalets at Deadwood Mountain Grand proposal calls for 103 one- and two-bedroom units on a steep hillside known as McGovern...
October 6, 2016 - 11:13am
September 26, 2016
Hotel occupancy, gambling money down in Deadwood for August
DEADWOOD (AP) — Officials say hotel occupancy rates and gambling revenue in Deadwood each fell more than 4 percent in August compared to the same month a year ago. The Rapid City Journal reports that hotels in the tourist town had an occupancy rate of nearly 70 percent. Officials...
September 26, 2016 - 10:55am
September 21, 2016
Crash highlights motorist concerns about bighorn sheep
DEADWOOD (AP) — The sister of a 64-year-old Sturgis woman who was badly injured in a motorcycle crash near Deadwood says a herd of bighorn sheep presents a danger to motorists. The collision occurred on Sept. 8 as Sheryl Hicks, 60, and her sister Esther Parks crested a hill on U.S....
September 21, 2016 - 12:01pm
September 9, 2016
Deadwood's historic preservation budget wins approval from state board of trustees
PIERRE — A state board approved a smaller budget Friday for Deadwood historic preservation in 2017. The budget is funded by an estimated $6.95 million from Deadwood gambling tax revenues and taking about $1.975 million from reserves for capital improvement projects. The amounts...
September 9, 2016 - 5:15pm
September 1, 2016
Western South Dakota authorities search for chase suspect
DEADWOOD (AP) — Authorities are still searching for a suspect who led officers in western South Dakota on a lengthy car chase. The chase that began with a traffic stop in Deadwood shortly after 2 a.m. last Friday went through the Sturgis and Spearfish areas and on to the Wyoming...
September 1, 2016 - 11:20am
August 31, 2016
Lawrence County voters reject rock quarry in scenic valley
DEADWOOD (AP) — Lawrence County residents have resoundingly rejected a proposed rock quarry in scenic Centennial Valley. Nearly two-thirds of the 1,749 people who took part in Tuesday's special election voted against allowing Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC to develop...
August 31, 2016 - 11:55am
August 30, 2016
Lawrence County residents to vote on controversial quarry
DEADWOOD (AP) — Lawrence County residents are set to vote on whether a proposed rock quarry can proceed in scenic Centennial Valley. Tuesday's election will decide whether Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC can develop a 192-acre sand, gravel and rock quarry off Crook City...
August 30, 2016 - 11:19am
August 29, 2016
Hail damages vintage vehicles at Deadwood classic car event
DEADWOOD (AP) — Wind-driven hail that hit Deadwood during the city's 20th annual Kool Deadwood Nites celebration damaged dozens of classic and customized cars. People from around the country bring cars to the event and display them on downtown streets. There were about 650 cars...
August 29, 2016 - 12:15pm
August 26, 2016
Jury deadlocks on felonies against suspended county official
DEADWOOD (AP) — The trial of a suspended Meade County commissioner accused of damaging private property ended with an acquittal on a trespassing misdemeanor, but the jury deadlocked over two property damage felonies. The Rapid City Journal reports the Lawrence County jury in the...
August 26, 2016 - 11:08am
August 25, 2016
Suspended Meade County commissioner on trial on felony count
DEADWOOD (AP) — A suspended Meade County commissioner accused of damaging private property is on trial in Deadwood. Wood home products businessman Alan Aker faces a felony charge of intentional damage to property and a misdemeanor count of trespassing. Authorities allege he entered...
August 25, 2016 - 11:41am
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