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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
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
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
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
Lori Jean Will
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 20, 2017
Ellsworth poised for next generation bomber
ELLSWORTH (AP) — Ellsworth Air Force Base will likely be home to the next generation bomber currently under development. U.S. Sen. John Thune says Air Force officials told him that bases currently home to units of the bomber fleet will likely be chosen to host the B-21 Raider. Ellsworth...
September 20, 2017 - 11:26am
May 12, 2015
Ellsworth bomber pilot sentenced for child pornography
RAPID CITY (AP) — A B-1 bomber pilot at Ellsworth Air Force Base has been sentenced on a child pornography charge. Michael Fech on Monday pleaded guilty to possessing, manufacturing and distributing child porn. He was sentenced to serve about three months in prison and five...
May 12, 2015 - 1:24pm
April 21, 2015
Air Force puts B-1, other long-range bombers in 1 command
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — B-1 bombers from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota and Dyess Air Force Base in Texas are joining their long-range B-2 and B-52 bomber counterparts under a single Air Force command as part of a leadership shift announced Monday. The Air Force is grouping...
April 21, 2015 - 12:58pm
April 20, 2015
SD delegation: Ellsworth Air Force Base joins new command
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota congressional delegation says Ellsworth Air Force Base is joining a new command, which U.S. Sen. John Thune says solidifies its status as a "premiere" Air Force site. The delegation announced the change Monday that moves the base and its...
April 20, 2015 - 2:03pm
April 18, 2014
Ellsworth AFB undergoing inspection
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE -- Members of the Air Combat Command Inspector General team began arriving on base to conduct a week-long unit effectiveness...
April 18, 2014 - 5:41am
April 7, 2014
Ellsworth Air Force Base to downsize
BOX ELDER (AP) — Ellsworth Air Force Base plans to downsize personnel this year as part of a nationwide shift in Air Force funding priorities. Col. Kevin Kennedy said Friday that a little more than 1,000 airmen have been given the opportunity to accept a cash payment and voluntarily...
April 7, 2014 - 7:44am
February 1, 2014
Ellsworth Air Force housing construction to start on the base
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE — The construction of 214 homes will begin in the former Black Hills Estates area on base this spring. Balfour Beatty Community quality compliance inspectors took over the government’s role of the ownership, management, maintenance and construction...
February 1, 2014 - 9:21pm
January 3, 2014
Official says August B-1B bomber crash was an anomaly
RAPID CITY (AP) — The crash of a B-1 bomber last August during a training exercise over southeastern Montana was an anomaly and not indicative of a bigger problem in the 30-year-old bomber fleet, an Ellsworth Air Force Base leader says. A report released earlier this week by...
January 3, 2014 - 10:51am
January 1, 2014
Report: Mechanical malfunction led to August B1 bomber crash
RAPID CITY (AP) — An Air Force report says a mechanical malfunction that started in a fuel leak caused the crash of an Ellsworth Air Force Base B-1B bomber during a training exercise in August over southeastern Montana. The report, released this week by the Air Combat Command...
January 1, 2014 - 12:38pm
December 20, 2013
SD’s Ellsworth Air Force Base provides FEMA a staging area
Federal officials to take applications for storm assistance.
December 20, 2013 - 7:00am
August 25, 2013
Ellsworth flights resuming 3 days after B-1B crash
Flights were resuming out of Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota on Thursday, three days after a B-1B bomber crashed in a remote area of southeastern Montana, an Air Force official said. Two pilots and two weapons system officers safely ejected Monday morning before the South...
August 25, 2013 - 2:27pm
August 21, 2013
Survivors of bomber crash in Mont. from around US
RAPID CITY (AP) — People who live near the remote area where a B-1B bomber crashed in southeastern Montana said the plane broke apart in midair, scattering debris over several miles. Rancher Braden Garwood said he was on horseback searching for a stray bull Monday when he heard...
August 21, 2013 - 7:03pm
August 20, 2013
4 crew names released from B-1B bomber crash
Ellsworth AFB crew ejected when bomber crashed Monday in Montana.
August 20, 2013 - 5:31pm