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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
Insurance agent earns two honors
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.
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
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
Dakota State stuns Dakota Wesleyan football team
No. 3 Jaguars fend off No. 4 Cowboys
Kernels cross country brings back bigger squad
Titans overtake Razorbacks in first half
Bormann qualifies for Symetra Tour golf event
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
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Steven Douglas Coulter
Fern M. Chasing Horse
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
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
May 30, 2016
Fire leaves heavy damage at Al's Oasis Inn
OACOMA—The cause of an early morning fire that destroyed the main section of Al's Oasis Inn in Oacoma is under investigation. Around 2:15...
May 30, 2016 - 12:08pm
May 24, 2016
Authorities identify man found dead in house fire near Irene
IRENE (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died in a house fire near Irene earlier this month. The Yankton County Sheriff's Office says the body of 59-year-old Dean Gilbertson was found in the rubble of the early morning fire on May 14. The house was destroyed in the blaze,...
May 24, 2016 - 11:40am
May 16, 2016
Firefighters extinguish multiple flames along interstate near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — Alexandria firefighters extinguished a series of small fires Saturday stretching across a 1½-mile stretch of Interstate 90. Six Alexandria firefighters responded to a call at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 90 near Alexandria. When they arrived, they found...
May 16, 2016 - 3:43pm
May 12, 2016
Milbank business fire cause undetermined, not suspicious
MILBANK (AP) — The South Dakota Fire Marshal's Office says it cannot determine the source of a fire that destroyed Titan Machinery in the northeastern South Dakota town of Milbank, but the cause does not appear suspicious. Officials say the May 4 blaze involved multiple explosions...
May 12, 2016 - 3:39pm
May 5, 2016
Interstate median fire quickly extinguished near Reliance
RELIANCE—A small grass fire in the median of Interstate 90 near Reliance was extinguished quickly Thursday afternoon. Around 12:30 p.m., officials responded to a report of a fire in the median of I-90 between mile markers 255 and 256, according to Lyman County Sheriff Steve...
May 5, 2016 - 6:22pm
Fire destroys Titan Machinery building in South Dakota town
MILBANK (AP) — Fire has destroyed the Titan Machinery building in the northeastern South Dakota town of Milbank. The blaze was reported about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police Chief Boyd Van Voren says there were multiple explosions inside the building, and ash from the fire traveled...
May 5, 2016 - 11:13am
May 3, 2016
No one injured in rural Tripp vehicle fire
TRIPP — No one was injured in a car fire Friday night in Tripp. According to Tripp Fire Chief Dana Horn, a Dodge Ram overheated while driving down a dirt road on 414th Avenue near Highway 18 at approximately 11 p.m. No specific cause of the fire was determined. The only occupant...
May 3, 2016 - 12:12pm
April 28, 2016
Ethan shed destroyed in fire
ETHAN — A shed near Ethan was deemed a total loss after it mistakenly caught fire during a controlled burn. Approximately a dozen Ethan...
April 28, 2016 - 2:01pm
April 26, 2016
Storm Hill Fire in Hill City area now fully contained
HILL CITY (AP) — Firefighters have fully contained a wildfire that burned about 200 acres of private and U.S. Forest Service land in western South Dakota. The Storm Hill Fire started in the Hill City area on Saturday, scorching about one-third of a square mile before its spread...
April 26, 2016 - 12:57pm
April 22, 2016
One injured in late-night kitchen fire
One person was injured in a late-night apartment fire Thursday in Mitchell. The kitchen fire was out by the time members of the Mitchell Fire Division arrived, according to Assistant Fire Chief Paul Morris. He said firefighters were called out a little after 11:40 p.m. Thursday to...
April 22, 2016 - 11:17am
April 21, 2016
Woman convicted of burning bar for insurance gets new trial
ABERDEEN (AP) — A woman convicted of setting fire to a bar and grill she co-owned in the South Dakota town of Herreid to get insurance money has been granted a new trial. A jury in February found 42-year-old Lori Brandner guilty of arson, conspiracy to commit arson and filing a...
April 21, 2016 - 12:09pm
April 20, 2016
Mitchell kindergartner starts fire in elementary school bathroom
Police arrived at a Mitchell elementary school Tuesday after a kindergartner started a small fire in the bathroom. A 7-year-old boy enrolled in the kindergarten class at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in Mitchell started a small fire in a school bathroom using a cigarette lighter...
April 20, 2016 - 7:40pm
April 19, 2016
Fire destroys rural White building, farm equipment, bales
WHITE (AP) — Fire has destroyed a large storage building south of White, along with the farm equipment and hay bales inside. KBRK radio reports that the 14,400-square-foot steel building was engulfed when firefighters arrived shortly after 10 p.m. Monday. Items inside included two...
April 19, 2016 - 11:46am
Sioux Falls apartment fire blamed on unattended cooking
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Fire prompted the evacuation of a three-story apartment building in Sioux Falls. No injuries were reported in the Monday afternoon blaze that displaced the resident of the third-floor apartment where an unattended cooking appliance started the fire. Fire officials...
April 19, 2016 - 11:32am
April 14, 2016
Crews continuing Custer State Park prescribed burn
RAPID CITY (AP) — Wildland fire crews are planning to continue a prescribed burn in Custer State Park on Thursday. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's Wildland Fire Division, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and Custer State Park plan on burning about 800 acres in...
April 14, 2016 - 11:23am