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Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
Highway Patrol increasing use of sobriety checkpoints statewide
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Marlin varsity teams embark with new leaders
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 6, 2016
Fire burns 780 acres, forces highway closure
RELIANCE — Warm and dry conditions sparked a Saturday afternoon fire near Reliance that burned more than 750 acres over a five-hour span....
November 6, 2016 - 2:21pm
November 4, 2016
Man sentenced to 34 years for starting fires in Madison
MADISON (AP) — A man accused of starting two fires in Madison has been ordered to serve 34 years in prison. Authorities say 25-year-old Travis Smith Jr. started fires in the apartment building where he lived and in a convenience store in August. No injuries were reported in the...
November 4, 2016 - 11:02am
Cause of devastating prairie fire might never be known
RAPID CITY (AP) — The cause of a prairie fire that burned 64 square miles of grassland and killed nearly 300 cattle in western South Dakota last month might remain a mystery. The Cottonwood Fire east of Rapid City scorched private land, state land and part of the Buffalo Gap National...
November 4, 2016 - 11:01am
November 2, 2016
Cause unknown for fire that destroyed Dimock shed
DIMOCK — A wooden shed near Dimock was destroyed in a fire Sunday, but officials still don't know the cause. At about 5:10 p.m. Sunday,...
November 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 31, 2016
No smoke detectors found in house damaged by fire
Five individuals were lucky to be awake when the Mitchell home they lived in caught fire Saturday night, a Fire Division official said Monday....
October 31, 2016 - 5:33pm
October 29, 2016
Mitchell police, fire department respond to Saturday night house fire
Nobody was injured in a Saturday night house fire in Mitchell. The Mitchell Police Division and Mitchell Fire Department responded to a report...
October 29, 2016 - 11:27pm
October 26, 2016
Bridgewater family displaced by Monday fire
BRIDGEWATER — Firefighters extinguished a house fire Monday night that displaced a Bridgewater family. A dozen firefighters from the Bridgewater...
October 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
2 children die, man injured in Aberdeen area home fire
ABERDEEN (AP) — Two children died in a mobile home fire on the outskirts of Aberdeen. The blaze occurred about 5 a.m. Tuesday. Brown County Coroner Mike Carlsen confirmed the deaths but did not immediately identify the victims. A man in the home was taken to a hospital with unknown...
October 26, 2016 - 10:52am
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