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A jogger accidentally crossed into the US from Canada and was detained for two weeks
Why a small-town restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave
Katie Arrington, GOP lawmaker who defeated Sanford, seriously injured in car accident
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
More Mitchell School District employees could get state retirement
Breaking down the myths of phone repair and battery life
Molson Coors latest beermaker to consider adding buds to suds
Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
Branding, ‘a neat tradition’: Mathews-Allen Ranch near Draper works 1,200 calves in two days
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
'Ideal shape for a great winter wheat crop'
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
Rapids edge Loons with goal deep in stoppage time
Beltre, Chirinos pace Rangers past Twins
WORLD CUP ROUNDUP: Mexico closes in on next round, Germany stays alive
Ervin Santana's 'rough journey' continues to drag on following surgery
Parkston's Van Laecken honored by national induction
Cindi D. Mulder
Audrey Jane (Bosworth) Sonne
LETTER: SD opens arms to drinking
WOSTER: Considering cleanliness and creativity
LETTER: Noem isn't governor material
LETTER: NAFTA died ugly death it deserved
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
Ominous warning came days before Florida woman was killed by a 12-foot alligator
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
Lowell and Carole Funk
Rolf & Marjean Hope
Dolores (Lori) Kelsey
May 11, 2018
Congress seeks data on firefighter cancer risk
WASHINGTON—More knowledge about the cancer risks facing firefighters is sought from legislation that passed the U.S. Senate this week with...
May 11, 2018 - 10:33pm
January 16, 2018
Platte Fire Department honored for work to train SD firefighters
PLATTE — The Platte Fire Department may be small, but it is well-trained. So well-trained, in fact, its members are able to help train...
January 16, 2018 - 8:28am
December 28, 2017
Firefighters who've developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves
After a 24-year career in the fire service, Eric Fessenden has a memory bank of the grisly calls he answered. He's pulled bloated bodies out...
December 28, 2017 - 8:57pm
September 13, 2017
Platte firefighters to help battle Idaho blaze
PLATTE — Three area firefighters are headed west to battle blazes. Platte volunteer firefighters Jarrod Lang, Luke Meyerink and Eric Schoenfelder...
September 13, 2017 - 8:11am
August 23, 2017
Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Way back in February, a band of English firefighters rescued 18 baby pigs and two sows from a burning barn. Grateful farm manager Rachel Rivers...
August 23, 2017 - 9:35pm
June 9, 2017
Firefighters flood into Mitchell
Where there's smoke, there's fire. And where there's smoke and fire, there's firefighters. This week in Mitchell, firefighters across South Dakota...
June 9, 2017 - 4:32pm
June 8, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters...
June 8, 2017 - 4:21pm
March 20, 2017
South Dakota struggling to keep volunteer firefighters
RAPID CITY (AP) — Volunteer fire departments across South Dakota are facing difficulty in attracting and retaining volunteers at a time when call volumes are dramatically increasing. The Rapid City Journal reports that only five of the 337 fire departments in the state are not fully...
March 20, 2017 - 11:12am
October 7, 2016
Governor asks for flags at half-staff on Sunday
PIERRE — President Obama has proclaimed the week of Oct. 9 — 15 as Fire Prevention Week, and has ordered flags at half-staff on Sunday, Oct. 9, in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. In accordance with the President's wishes, Gov. Dennis Daugaard...
October 7, 2016 - 5:14pm
August 5, 2016
Finding savings in prevention
Earlier this summer, lightning struck Crow Peak in the Black Hills, setting about 2,700 acres of land on fire before it was contained. The...
August 5, 2016 - 10:32am
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.
October 14, 2015 - 12:27pm