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Three indicted on burglary, grand theft charges in Sanborn County
Hundreds rally in Rapid City against, for President Trump
Off-duty trooper helps teens out of fiery wreck in SD
Bigger farms, fewer farmers
Trump names general as new national security adviser
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Athlete of the week: Weber buries school-record nine treys
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
Hazel F. Wipf
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
October 26, 2016
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
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