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Prince fans will get a Graceland of their own
Judge to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9
8 arrested in Rapid City sex trafficking investigation
Suspended Meade County commissioner on trial on felony count
Fire displaces residents of Pierre apartment building
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
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
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
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
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
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
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
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
April 13, 2016
DENR: Smoke impacting eastern South Dakota air quality
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota environmental officials say smoke traveling north from agricultural fires in Kansas is affecting air quality in the eastern part of the state. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources says air quality conditions will vary throughout...
April 13, 2016 - 1:24pm
April 8, 2016
Year's first bison calf born at Custer State Park
CUSTER (AP) — Calving season has kicked off at Custer State Park in western South Dakota. The first bison calf of the year was born Monday. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says most bison calves are born between late April and early May. The calves weigh 40 to 50 pounds...
April 8, 2016 - 11:10am
April 1, 2016
City to begin collecting compost
The city of Mitchell will begin collecting green compost containers, curbside, on the same day as your garbage collection the week of April 4, for those who have signed up for compost collection. The containers must be curbside and filled only with compostable yard waste; no tree...
April 1, 2016 - 11:43am
March 25, 2016
Federal oil, gas leases stall over bird concerns in US West
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Concerns over a bird that ranges across the American West continue to delay federal oil and gas lease sales, five months after Interior Secretary Sally Jewell proclaimed the Obama administration had found a way to balance drilling and conservation. The Interior...
March 25, 2016 - 4:39pm
Air Force to test water at South Dakota base
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE (AP) — The U.S. Air Force plans to test groundwater at its Ellsworth base after federal regulators warned training scenarios may have polluted it. KOTA-TV reported Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency believes perfluorinated compounds in foam...
March 25, 2016 - 11:54am
March 22, 2016
Carbon emissions highest since dinosaur age
OSLO (Reuters) - The rate of carbon emissions is higher than at any time in fossil records stretching back 66 million years to the age of the...
March 22, 2016 - 12:03pm
March 21, 2016
OPINION: Look beyond just Firesteel Creek for Lake Mitchell's high phosphorus levels
Before the city makes any assumptions about the Firesteel Creek being the supply source for the phosphorus in Lake Mitchell, let's take a hard look at all of the phosphorus sources around the lake. In 2001, I had many conversations about Lake Mitchell with water district managers,...
March 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
March 17, 2016
Moose killed by vehicle in Brown County; meat donated
HOUGHTON (AP) — A moose was struck and killed by a vehicle in northeastern South Dakota's Brown County. Sheriff Mark Milbrandt tells the American News that whoever hit the moose Tuesday night didn't stop. He says the vehicle might have been a semitrailer, based on debris at the...
March 17, 2016 - 10:46am
March 15, 2016
Rainbow trout release scheduled below Fort Randall Dam
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials plan to release thousands of catchable-sized rainbow trout below Fort Randall Dam this week. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says 5,000 hatchery-raised rainbow trout that are between 9 and 12 inches long will be released...
March 15, 2016 - 11:57am
February 29, 2016
Board votes to commit funds for more Big Sioux River testing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A water district board has voted to commit funds for more genetic testing related to E. coli in the Big Sioux River. The river has been tagged for years as an "impaired water body" due to an overabundance of E. coli and fecal coliform bacteria. Swimming in the...
February 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
February 26, 2016
Environmentalists sue for more rules to protect sage grouse
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Environmental groups sued Thursday to force the Obama administration to impose more restrictions on oil and gas drilling, grazing and other activities blamed for the decline of greater sage grouse across the American West. A sweeping sage grouse conservation...
February 26, 2016 - 11:42am
February 25, 2016
13 students to present research at South Dakota Capitol
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Thirteen undergraduate students attending colleges and universities in South Dakota will present their research work to residents and lawmakers next week at the state Capitol. The students will display their research Tuesday at the Capitol's rotunda during the...
February 25, 2016 - 12:46pm
February 22, 2016
Daugaard proclaims Bald Eagle Awareness Week in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed next week as Bald Eagle Awareness Week in South Dakota. A number of free events have been scheduled between Feb. 22 and 27 that will allow people across the state to learn more about birds of prey. Educators from the University of...
February 22, 2016 - 12:01pm
February 11, 2016
Neighbors upset over trees removed from health care site
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Members of a central Sioux Falls neighborhood are upset after more than a dozen trees were removed as part of an expansion of a senior living and health care facility. Touchmark at All Saints broke ground Monday on a 109,000-square-foot addition to its facility...
February 11, 2016 - 12:30pm
February 8, 2016
State to hold 1st public meeting on federal Clean Power Plan
PIERRE (AP) — The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources has scheduled its first of several meetings to help develop a state plan to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. The federal Clean Power Plan requires states to submit a plan...
February 8, 2016 - 11:49am