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"Meet the Creator" and closing reception at Dakota Discovery Museum
Vegetation management planned on Missouri River sandbars
Man arrested after two crashes, injuring passenger
Platte-Geddes using grants to enhance ag, welding programs
Scotland city council limits timeframe for fireworks
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
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
September 18, 2014
COLUMN: Star-spangled banner still waves over us
By Kate Cohen Special to The Washington Post We were in it for the boat ride. Baltimore was hot by 9 a.m., and across the harbor, Fort McHenry beckoned. I knew it had something to do with the War of 1812 and “The Star-Spangled Banner;” I even knew (from the fort’s website)...
September 18, 2014 - 12:16pm
July 28, 2014
Committee gets 91 entries for Sioux Falls flag
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A committee says it received 91 design entries for a Sioux Falls flag to represent the city. The Committee to Establish a Suitable Flying Banner for the City of Sioux Falls asked people to submit flag designs by mid-July. KSFY-TV reports that 12 finalists...
July 28, 2014 - 12:04am
February 21, 2014
SD Legislature OKs flag for soldiers who died in service
PIERRE — A new flag will be flying in South Dakota soon. The Legislature finished approving a resolution Thursday designating the “Honor and Remember” flag as the symbol for members of the U.S. Armed Forces who lost their lives in service or as a result of serving. South...
February 21, 2014 - 6:37am
November 13, 2013
No pledge mandate for Sioux Falls high schools
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Middle school students in Sioux Falls will be required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance on a daily basis, but that mandate will not be expanded to high school students. That's upsetting to some military veterans. Army veteran James Boorman had asked that...
November 13, 2013 - 1:47pm
September 5, 2013
PHOTOS: Raising 'new' glory
An American flag that flew over Afghanistan in a B-1 is raised Thursday at Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. (Photos by Sean Ryan/The...
September 5, 2013 - 7:47pm
September 3, 2013
Deadwood flag size rule upsets businessman
DEADWOOD (AP) -- A business owner in Deadwood is upset about a city rule that classifies American flags as signs and requires special permission for flags larger than 24 square feet. Hotel and casino owner Mike Gustafson applied in July for a permit to hang a 375-square-foot flag...
September 3, 2013 - 9:05pm
July 5, 2013
Flag likely from Custer's Last Stand housed in SD
PIERRE (AP) -- What might be a relic of one of the most famous battles of the Old West has found a resting place in Pierre. The South Dakota...
July 5, 2013 - 8:16am
May 10, 2013
LETTER: Should we take down Old Glory, too?
To the Editor: How interesting that Rep. Noem would ban forever the Confederate flag from the VA hospital -- and all of South Dakota for that matter. In 1958, Congress passed a law stating that Confederate soldiers and sailors were to be honored as U.S. military veterans, to include...
May 10, 2013 - 12:32pm
LETTER: Confederate flags should have stayed
To the Editor: I am very upset over the Confederate flag removal. I agree 100 percent with Bruce Gillam Sr., and certainly not with the editorials that have been in your paper. I can't understand how two people can make a fuss and get it taken down. I am sure most of the people...
May 10, 2013 - 12:20pm
February 16, 2013
LETTER: Flag, country deserve respect from everyone
To the Editor: The Fort Pierre story of a custodian being fired is crazy. We all need to respect our flag and country, and so should the superintendent of the Stanley County School System. A Korean War veteran and American Legion member.
February 16, 2013 - 12:06pm
February 5, 2013
School janitor posts photos of American flag disrespected, fired
FORT PIERRE (AP) -- A Fort Pierre man says he was fired from his job as a school custodian after posting photos on Facebook showing a crumpled up American flag. Local media report that Cesar Zakahi was fired Monday from his job at Stanley County School District after he posted photos...
February 5, 2013 - 3:55pm
April 26, 2012
LETTER: Flag theft is symbol of what's wrong with US
To the Editor: To the thief who took my flag: I am a U.S. Air Force retiree and a card-carrying member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Air Force Sergeant's Association, the American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans. You didn't just steal a "flag." You stole a symbol...
April 26, 2012 - 10:49pm
March 18, 2012
Dimock girl's flag to be on display in Washington, D.C.
A Parkston Elementary sixth-grader is packing her bags and going to Washington, D.C., to take part in a national ceremony honoring student designers...
March 18, 2012 - 5:30pm
February 7, 2012
OUR VIEW: Nice to have flag ideas, but this plan wasn't good
The South Dakota state flag will not get an upgrade. A legislative committee rejected the proposed new flag Monday on a 7-4 vote. The legislation...
February 7, 2012 - 11:09am
February 6, 2012
SD House panel rejects plan for new state flag
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota House panel has rejected a proposal to redesign the state flag. The measure's main sponsor, House Democratic Leader...
February 6, 2012 - 12:19pm