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Thune talks IHS, tribal relations with Wagner students
Abrahamson Elected SDREA Secretary
Chamberlain man arrested for assault with machete
Bridgewater family displaced by Monday fire
Two Civil War veterans’ headstones dedicated Wednesday
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.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
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
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