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BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
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Darrell Dean Simmons
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
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