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Nominations for person of the year being sought
1 duck hunter found dead, 1 still missing in South Dakota
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump Person of the Year
Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
Veterans' Holiday Relief Drive taking place through Jan. 30
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Lila J. Steiber
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
September 26, 2016
Hotel occupancy, gambling money down in Deadwood for August
DEADWOOD (AP) — Officials say hotel occupancy rates and gambling revenue in Deadwood each fell more than 4 percent in August compared to the same month a year ago. The Rapid City Journal reports that hotels in the tourist town had an occupancy rate of nearly 70 percent. Officials...
September 26, 2016 - 10:55am
August 20, 2016
Deadwood casino proposes land swap to help with plaza idea
DEADWOOD (AP) — The owners of a Deadwood casino have proposed a land swap with the city that could lead to a new public plaza on the tourist town's Main Street. The Rapid City Journal reports that representatives of the Silverado-Franklin Historic Gaming Complex have offered to...
August 20, 2016 - 10:14am
August 11, 2016
YST's Fort Randall Casino one step closer to doubling slot machine capacity
WAGNER — The Yankton Sioux Tribe's Fort Randall Casino is one step closer to doubling the number of slot machines allowed on tribal ground....
August 11, 2016 - 2:49pm
July 18, 2016
Legal gambling spreads farther in South Dakota
PIERRE — Come August, the South Dakota Lottery debuts a new game at convenience stores and other lotto-ticket outlets. It's called EZ Match....
July 18, 2016 - 11:35am
May 9, 2016
Gaming in Deadwood drops in March from year earlier
DEADWOOD (AP) — Data released by the South Dakota Commission on Gaming show gaming in Deadwood fell slightly in March from a year earlier. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that there was roughly $95 million dropped in machines and on tables by gamers visiting Deadwood in March. That's...
May 9, 2016 - 11:52am
May 2, 2016
AGs not betting on internet gambling
DEADWOOD—No kids allowed on the casino floor. But they might have a slot machine in their pocket. Former Wisconsin Attorney General J.B....
May 2, 2016 - 7:06pm
April 20, 2016
Downtown drinking proposal in Deadwood meets with opposition
DEADWOOD (AP) — The owner of a saloon on Deadwood's Main Street wants patrons to be able to roam downtown with drinks in hand year-round rather than just during special events, but the idea doesn't sit well with some. Gunslingers Saloon owner Lacey Kirwan believes a relaxed alcohol...
April 20, 2016 - 8:34am
March 7, 2016
Deadwood gaming sees small gains in January
DEADWOOD (AP) — Deadwood Gaming officials say 2016 appears to be off to a good start, with January numbers showing small, positive gains. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that monthly data from the South Dakota Commission on Gaming shows that gamers dropped $85.2 million in Deadwood...
March 7, 2016 - 11:15am
September 21, 2015
Daily fantasy sports: Are they legal? Are they addictive?
FARGO -- For anyone who watches TV, listens to the radio or browses the web, the barrage of ads for daily fantasy sports sites like DraftKings...
September 21, 2015 - 11:56am
September 2, 2015
Revitalization plan unveiled for gambling town of Deadwood
DEADWOOD (AP) — Architects have unveiled an ambitious master plan for the Black Hills tourist and gambling town of Deadwood. The Rapid City Journal reports it calls for removal of at least two non-historic buildings to make way for park-like settings, fountains and streams,...
September 2, 2015 - 1:25pm
August 26, 2015
Bettors wager nearly $1M on new Deadwood games in 1st month
RAPID CITY (AP) — New games offered in the historic Black Hills gambling town of Deadwood attracted bettors who wagered nearly $1 million last...
August 26, 2015 - 4:31pm
June 14, 2015
OPINION: More, more and more:State needs gambling
PIERRE—Our state government wants more people to gamble more. And when people spend more on state-sponsored gambling, our state government can spend more, without taxing more the people who aren't gamblers. This is free will at its finest and its worst. I've known gambling...
June 14, 2015 - 3:38pm
April 24, 2015
Wild Card 2 ticket sold in South Dakota worth $6,000
PIERRE (AP) — A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in South Dakota is worth $6,000. State lottery officials say the ticket sold in Pierre matched all five white ball numbers, but missed the Wild Card in the Wednesday drawing to win the game's second prize. The winning numbers are 1, 8,...
April 24, 2015 - 2:05pm
March 3, 2015
Hot Lotto ticket sold in Yankton worth $9K in latest drawing
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lottery officials say a ticket sold in Yankton is worth $9,000 in the latest Hot Lotto drawing. The ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to win the game's $3,000 third prize in Saturday's drawing. The ticket holder also...
March 3, 2015 - 11:52am
March 1, 2015
Supporters cheer as Deadwood gambling bill heads to Daugaard
PIERRE (AP) — Deadwood gambling advocates were jubilant Thursday that a yearlong push to allow three new games in the historic outlaw town is finally coming to a close. The state House voted 46-22 to approve the proposal to allow keno, craps and roulette in Deadwood. It has...
March 1, 2015 - 10:35am