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Tom Hayden, prominent social activist, politician dead at 76
Negative tone of White House race sours young voters
Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
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Davison County receives Gold Level award
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CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
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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
Wagner wins SESD tournament
Mitchell places 11th, 13th at state event
Tigers swept by Hastings
DWU teams blanked by Broncos
Both DWU squads finish 7th in Yankton
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
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
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 20, 2016
Governor declares disaster in wake of Cottonwood Fire
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared an emergency disaster in southwestern Jackson County after a prairie fire burned 64 square miles of grassland and killed scores of livestock. The state will cover 90 percent of non-federal fire response costs, such as...
October 20, 2016 - 10:45am
October 19, 2016
Thune requests federal aid for ranchers affected by SD fire
RAPID CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune is requesting federal disaster aid for ranchers affected by a large prairie fire in western South Dakota....
October 19, 2016 - 10:57am
Cottonwood Fire now estimated to have burned 65 square miles
RAPID CITY (AP) — A prairie fire in western South Dakota that destroyed buildings and killed livestock is now estimated to have scorched 65 square miles. The Rapid City Journal reports that officials used GPS mapping to make the estimate, which is up substantially from an earlier...
October 19, 2016 - 8:27am
October 18, 2016
Large western South Dakota grass fire was human-caused
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say a prairie fire that burned 48 square miles in western South Dakota was human-caused. The Cottonwood Fire began Sunday afternoon east of Rapid City, in the Wall and Cottonwood areas. It scorched private land and part of the Buffalo Gap National Grassland....
October 18, 2016 - 8:26am
October 12, 2016
Shed destroyed in Oct. 6 fire near Menno
MENNO — A fire destroyed a wooden silage shed last week near Menno. At approximately 3 a.m. on Oct. 6, firefighters responded to a wooden...
October 12, 2016 - 6:14pm
October 8, 2016
Wagner home destroyed in Thursday night fire
WAGNER — A Wagner home is a complete loss following a Thursday night house fire, leaving one person displaced. At approximately 8:30 p.m....
October 8, 2016 - 2:27pm
October 6, 2016
Woonsocket home nearly destroyed in Monday fire
WOONSOCKET — Officials are unsure if a Woonsocket resident will rebuild following a Monday fire that nearly destroyed his residence.
October 6, 2016 - 5:22pm
Fighting fires: Samsung struggles to limit damage from smartphone recall
SEOUL (Reuters) - Heated meetings, sacrificed holidays and teams monitoring social media round-the-clock to track whether there have been any...
October 6, 2016 - 3:51pm
October 5, 2016
75-acre prescribed burn on Sheep Mountain Table rescheduled
INTERIOR (AP) — A 75-acre prescribed burn on Sheep Mountain Table that's part of a research project has been rescheduled. The National Park Service says the fire is planned for the week of Oct. 9. The prescribed burn is being conducted for a research project on controlling non-native...
October 5, 2016 - 11:13am
September 26, 2016
Suspect arrested in storage unit fire in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police have arrested a suspect in a weekend fire that damaged a 40-unit storage building. The blaze at the Arena Storage complex was reported shortly before 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Investigators determined the fire started inside one of the storage units....
September 26, 2016 - 11:12am
September 2, 2016
Fire that damaged Sioux Falls strip mall deemed suspicious
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Investigators say a fire that damaged a strip mall in Sioux Falls is suspicious. No one was hurt in the late Wednesday blaze, but two businesses suffered fire damage and smoke spread throughout the building. The cause of the fire was not immediately determined...
September 2, 2016 - 10:55am
September 1, 2016
Lightning likely cause of hunting lodge fire near Mansfield
MANSFIELD (AP) — Lightning is believed to be the cause of a fire that damaged a hunting lodge in northeastern South Dakota. Edmunds County Sheriff Todd Holtz tells the American News that there was bad weather and power outages in the area during the time of the fire at the Grass...
September 1, 2016 - 11:16am
Fire damages strip mall in Sioux Falls; no one injured
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — No one was hurt in a fire that damaged a strip mall in Sioux Falls. More than 30 firefighters responded to the scene about 11 p.m. Wednesday after people in a neighboring building noticed smoke. Flames were contained to two of the mall's units, but smoke damage...
September 1, 2016 - 11:14am
August 29, 2016
Man faces 6 felonies in fires at Madison apartments, store
MADISON (AP) — A 25-year-old man is accused of starting two fires in Madison and assaulting a police officer. The Daily Leader reports that fire damage at the Uptown Apartments where Travis Smith Jr. lived was contained to a closet, but that the One Stop convenience store suffered...
August 29, 2016 - 12:13pm
August 25, 2016
Fire displaces residents of Pierre apartment building
PIERRE (AP) — Fire has displaced about a dozen residents at a Pierre motel building that's used for apartments. KCCR radio reports that the blaze at the State Motel building broke out about 5 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters had it under control within minutes, but several apartments...
August 25, 2016 - 11:40am