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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
Tigers win season opener in Colorado
New faces abound for DWU men
Mitchell woman turns 80
Canova woman marks 85th birthday
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ruth E. Baker
Mary Jo Wittstruck
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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