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New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
Local group donates hundreds of backpacks, supplies to area children
NorthWestern Energy shows support for Prehistoric Indian Village
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Amateur baseball district playoffs: Mustangs blank Bullheads 6-0
Mitchell Black takes top seed into regions
Two Mitchell tennis players take second at Brandon Junior Open
Milbank claims Class B Legion title
Canova Gang grabs state tourney spot with win over Dell Rapids Mudcats
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Wilma Jean Miller
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
June 2, 2016
South Dakota firefighters get annual training this week
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — About 500 South Dakota firefighters are expected to attend the annual state fire school this week in Sioux Falls. The event will run Thursday through Saturday. Fire Marshal Paul Merriman says the school allows firefighters from departments of all sizes to share...
June 2, 2016 - 12:10pm
January 19, 2016
Volunteer Yankton firefighters gets access to help program
YANKTON (AP) — Volunteer firefighters in Yankton are getting access to the city's Employee Assistance Program. The program aims to help city employees cope with personal problems that could potentially affect their job performance, health or well-being. The Daily Press & Dakotan...
January 19, 2016 - 1:21pm
October 22, 2015
Spearfish mayor establishes fire protection task force
SPEARFISH (AP) — The Spearfish City Council has authorized Mayor Dana Boke to set up a task force to discuss how firefighting will be handled in the city after the Black Hills community's volunteer force has been dissolved. Volunteers announced late last month that they are...
October 22, 2015 - 1:15pm
October 15, 2015
Artist expresses appreciation to fire division
David Finnell, owner and artist at Hardcore Inc., in Mitchell, presented a hand-drawn tribute to the Mitchell Fire Division Wednesday afternoon...
October 15, 2015 - 9:26am
October 14, 2015
43rd name added to fallen firefighters memorial
PIERRE (AP) — A 43rd name has been added to the South Dakota Fallen Firefighters Memorial near Capitol Lake in Pierre. KCCR-AM reports that Steven Ackerman's name was added to the memorial during a ceremony this past weekend. The Valley Springs Fire Department firefighter was...
October 14, 2015 - 12:27pm
October 13, 2015
Local artist to present Mitchell Fire Division with hand-drawn tribute
A local artist is using his skills and expertise to honor firefighters and emergency personnel. David Finnell, owner and artist at Hardcore...
October 13, 2015 - 6:43pm
August 27, 2015
More South Dakota firefighters help with Western wildfires
RAPID CITY (AP) — More South Dakota firefighters are heading out to help fight wildfires in Western states. Five Rapid City Fire Department firefighters left Wednesday and Thursday for Washington state. Rapid City Fire Chief Mike Maltaverne says the department currently has...
August 27, 2015 - 10:20am
June 18, 2015
About 400 SD firefighters expected to attend fire school
PIERRE (AP) — About 400 South Dakota firefighters are expected to attend the annual state fire school in Pierre this week. The firefighters will choose from 26 classes in the training event that begins Thursday with an opening ceremony and runs through Saturday. Fire Marshal...
June 18, 2015 - 2:18pm
June 9, 2015
Push for state policy unlikely on impaired firefighting
PIERRE (AP) — Key state lawmakers and Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration don't plan to push for a statewide measure to regulate intoxication among firefighters when they're responding to emergency calls, officials said Monday. An autopsy last week found a volunteer firefighter...
June 9, 2015 - 1:29pm
January 5, 2015
Brookings Fire Department to begin using drone
BROOKINGS (AP) — A fire department in eastern South Dakota has gone high-tech with a new custom-built drone. The unmanned aircraft will provide Brookings firefighters a panoramic view of structure fires, wildfires and gas leaks. The F450 quadcopter can even be used to search...
January 5, 2015 - 1:01am
December 18, 2014
Statue to honor Sioux Falls firefighters
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls firefighters foundation is planning to raise $250,000 for a 6-foot bronze statue honoring firefighters throughout city history. The Argus Leader reports the Sioux Falls Firefighters Benevolent Foundation plans to place the statue of two firefighters...
December 18, 2014 - 12:20am
November 20, 2014
Pierre firefighters rescue 6 newborn kittens
PIERRE — Firefighters in Pierre have rescued six newborn kittens whose mother stashed them underneath a trailer home. Rescue Squad Captain Ron Bren tells KCCR-AM that the cat was trying to protect her litter from the cold and "squirreled" them deep into the insulation underneath...
November 20, 2014 - 11:30pm
October 21, 2014
PHOTO: Firefighter demonstration
October 21, 2014 - 7:05am
June 6, 2014
Rapid City firefighter rescues boy from creek
RAPID CITY (AP) — An off-duty Rapid City firefighter who had recently completed swift-water rescue training put the new skills to use when a 7-year-old boy slipped and fell into Rapid Creek. Authorities say the current pinned the boy against a downed tree and pulled him under...
June 6, 2014 - 11:41am
May 19, 2014
BACK IN TIME: Mitchell firefighters
This photo of all of the full-time firefighters in the Mitchell Fire Division was taken and given as a present to each of them for Christmas...
May 19, 2014 - 10:01pm