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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
August 24, 2016
Scotland city council limits timeframe for fireworks
SCOTLAND — Next year's Independence Day holiday should be quieter for Scotland residents. During a special meeting of the Scotland City Council on Monday, council members added a time restriction to the city's fireworks and firearms ordinance limiting when fireworks can be set...
August 24, 2016 - 5:30pm
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