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More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Highway Patrol: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Dakota crash
Swedish train named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to Boaty McBoatface
Truck driver charged in Texas in suspected smuggling case that led to 10 deaths
'We've decided to let our son go': Parents of terminally ill baby halt legal battle
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Meyerink duo wins under-11 title at SDGA adult-junior tourney
Meyerink duo wins under-11 title at SDGA adult-junior tourney
Amateur baseball roundup: Gant's no-hitter sends Bankers to state
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Paul K. "Cork" Reuman
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
LETTER: Sutton a great choice for SD
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
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
May 2, 2016
Meade County commissioner faces charges in private dispute
DEADWOOD (AP) — A Meade County commissioner is facing criminal charges stemming from a dispute over payment for a private job contract. A grand jury recently indicted Alan Aker, 52, of Piedmont, on a felony charge of intentional damage to property and a misdemeanor count of trespassing....
May 2, 2016 - 12:49pm
Deadwood officials talk parking around time of Sturgis rally
DEADWOOD (AP) — Officials in Deadwood want to look closer at how long certain areas are dedicated for motorcycle parking around the time of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Black Hills Pioneer reports the Deadwood City Commission has given approval at least the last two years...
May 2, 2016 - 12:26pm