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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
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.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
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
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
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
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
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
July 11, 2016
Police: Boys set off fireworks in apartment building hallway
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Police in Sioux Falls say two boys lit off fireworks over the weekend in the hallway of at apartment building. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the actions of the 9- and 12-year-old boys led to the evacuation of the building Sunday night and damaged the hallway's...
July 11, 2016 - 2:38pm
July 5, 2016
Fireworks-related calls jump for Fourth
Independence Day weekend in Mitchell was filled with red and blue — of police lights. Mitchell police were called to respond to 39 complaints...
July 5, 2016 - 6:38pm
July 2, 2016
Why fireworks make you happy
It's the Fourth of July weekend. For my family that means, weather permitting, a trip down to the bend in the Missouri River after sunset on...
July 2, 2016 - 10:41am
July 1, 2016
State: Leave fireworks at home when visiting state parks
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is asking state parks visitors to leave their fireworks at home. Setting off fireworks isn't allowed on lands that the department owns or leases. That prohibition includes places such as state parks, nature areas and...
July 1, 2016 - 6:48pm
June 29, 2016
Fire officials remind residents to be careful with fireworks
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Department of Agriculture's Wildland Fire Division says citizens should be very cautious lighting off fireworks in areas of South Dakota where conditions are dry. Fireworks sales in South Dakota are legal until July 5, and they can be shot off through July...
June 29, 2016 - 10:17am
June 22, 2016
Fire marshal: Be safe, have fun when using fireworks
PIERRE (AP) — State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman is urging people who celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks to be safe. Fireworks sales in South Dakota are legal from June 27 until July 5. Merriman says fire officials want people to have fun while also exercising caution. Hot...
June 22, 2016 - 11:46am
March 21, 2016
Rapid City might move fireworks from winter back to summer
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City is considering moving its annual public fireworks display from New Year's Eve back to the Fourth of July, even though the city's fire chief has concerns. The City Council in 2013 decided to move the display from summer to winter after drought and...
March 21, 2016 - 12:49pm
July 6, 2015
Fireworks light up sky at Lake Mitchell
July 6, 2015 - 11:44am
July 2, 2015
Mitchell adds musical choreography to fireworks show
As usual, Independence Day will end with a bang in Mitchell. The holiday's annual fireworks show at Lake Mitchell will start around 10:10...
July 2, 2015 - 9:47am
June 30, 2015
Fireworks are a rite of summer for Dakota Pyro manager
Forty years ago, Linda Henglefelt wasn't looking for a job she loved. Almost anything would have worked for her at the time. But in 1975,...
June 30, 2015 - 9:37pm
June 28, 2015
Fire marshal: Be careful lighting fireworks for July Fourth
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — State Fire Marshal Paul Merriman is reminding people celebrating the Fourth of July holiday to be careful when they're shooting off legal fireworks. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said Friday that the sale of fireworks in the state is legal...
June 28, 2015 - 10:27am
March 6, 2015
Six-year-old student's idea leads to expansion of fireworks season
PIERRE -- The state House of Representatives unanimously approved a change Thursday allowing some types of fireworks to be used throughout the...
March 6, 2015 - 1:04pm
November 18, 2014
SD fireworks sellers might have set record
PIERRE -- Licensed sales of fireworks surpassed $10 million last year in South Dakota, according to the state Department of Revenue. The total of $10,268,402 might be the highest yet. "It seems to be for at least as far back as we readily have the numbers but I cannot say it was...
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
July 12, 2014
WOSTER: Delight and danger — the two sides of fireworks
Watching the Fort Pierre Fire Department’s fireworks display from a boat on the Missouri River is a marvelous way to end a Fourth of July. The...
July 12, 2014 - 1:27pm
July 11, 2014
Delight and danger, the two sides of fireworks
Watching the Fort Pierre Fire Department's fireworks display from a boat on the Missouri River is a marvelous way to end a Fourth of July. The light show more than offsets the tricky and sometimes dangerous business of getting back to the dock in the dark. This year the trip back...
July 11, 2014 - 1:27pm