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Photos From the Winner Elks Benefit Rodeo
Trump acceptance speech ratings fall short of record
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after Republican convention
Federal prisoner jumps fence, escapes from Yankton facility
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Amateur baseball roundup: Power-hitting Plankinton cruises to opening-round win
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
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
Spearfish man wins $9,000 Hot Lotto prize; jackpot at $5.13M
PIERRE (AP) — A Spearfish man has claimed a $9,000 prize he won in the latest Hot Lotto drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say David Hannah ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to win the game's $3,000 third prize in the Wednesday drawing. Hannah...
March 1, 2015 - 10:28am
February 26, 2015
New Deadwood games -- keno, craps and roulette -- get final legislative OK
PIERRE — In South Dakota, whose state motto is "Under God the people rule," that held true Thursday even for Deadwood gambling. Voters adopted a change to the state constitution in November to allow craps, keno and roulette. On Thursday afternoon, the state House of Representatives...
February 26, 2015 - 5:48pm
February 25, 2015
House panel passes plan authorizing new games for Deadwood
PIERRE (AP) — A state House committee has passed a measure that would authorize three new voter-approved games in Deadwood. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 10-3 to approve the proposal to allow keno, craps and roulette in the historic mining town. The measure...
February 25, 2015 - 6:17pm