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Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
Ho, ho, ho! SantaCon is coming to New York
A teen fired up Facebook Live from the highway. Moments later, everyone in her car was dead.
State's congressional delegation aims to enact GOP wish list
Prudential investigating Wells Fargo partnership after scandal
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
Wessington Springs holds off MCS rally
Area basketball roundup: Balanced MVP boys cruise past KWL
Kernels' Neugebauer to play football at DWU
Tiger men grab road win at Hastings
Bison ground game, stingy defense defeat South Dakota State in quarterfinals
Harrison woman celebrates 80th birthday
Armour woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple married in Aug. 12 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 95 years
Couple plans Jan. 6 wedding
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
LETTER: Public opinion will decide fate of technology
LETTER: 2016 election taught SD citizens a lot
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
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
December 1, 2016
Levi's CEO asks shoppers to leave their guns at home
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The chief executive of the Levi Strauss & Co jeans company waded into the U.S. gun control debate on Wednesday,...
December 1, 2016 - 10:42am
November 21, 2016
Bill would allow carrying concealed pistol without permit
PIERRE (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker plans to sponsor a bill that would let people who can legally carry a concealed handgun in South Dakota to do so without a permit. Right now, it's a misdemeanor for someone to carry a concealed pistol or to have one concealed in a vehicle...
November 21, 2016 - 3:58pm
September 19, 2016
Just 3 percent of adults own half of America's guns
Just 3 percent of American adults own half of the nation's firearms, according to the results of a Harvard-Northeastern survey of 4,000 gun owners....
September 19, 2016 - 1:05pm
September 17, 2016
Lawsuit settled over 2008 hunting accident in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The wife of a South Dakota man who was killed in a 2008 hunting accident has settled her lawsuit against Remington Arms Co. Carol O'Neal filed the complaint in 2011 over the death of her husband, Lanny, who was killed while deer hunting with friends and family...
September 17, 2016 - 10:02am
September 9, 2016
Aberdeen police officer who shot suspect cleared after probe
PIERRE (AP) — An Aberdeen police officer who shot and wounded a suspect has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Attorney General Marty Jackley says a state investigation determined that Officer Ty Reinke was justified in firing his weapon during the Aug. 14 incident. Twenty-one-year-old...
September 9, 2016 - 11:55am
Multiple shots fired at second apartment complex in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen police are investigating a second incident of shots being fired at an apartment complex and have offered rewards for information that helps them to crack the case. About 10 shots were fired at an apartment complex shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday, according...
September 9, 2016 - 11:41am
August 31, 2016
1st South Dakota school appears poised to have armed staffer
COLTON (AP) — The first South Dakota school district to allow approved employees to carry guns appears to be moving ahead with the program, though officials have declined to provide details, citing security reasons, and said they are "done talking about it." One applicant from...
August 31, 2016 - 12:01pm
August 4, 2016
Woman questions no-guns policy at Sioux Falls events center
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An Elkton woman is questioning a policy that barred her from carrying a gun into the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. When Robin Mulvey and her daughter attended a football game in July, they were told to put their concealed handguns back in their...
August 4, 2016 - 10:59am
July 20, 2016
Rights and responsibilities; balance them with common sense
Some years back, a law-enforcement friend told me of the time he worked security at the South Dakota State Fair and received several reports...
July 20, 2016 - 10:52am
July 12, 2016
U.S. gay gun group's membership surges after Orlando killings
SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - At a local shooting range, the 23-year-old president of the Salt Lake City chapter of Pink Pistols, a national lesbian,...
July 12, 2016 - 4:16pm
U.S. Capitol briefly locked down as police stop man with gun
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Capitol was briefly placed on lockdown on Tuesday after police received a call about a man with a gun several blocks away, police said. Police stopped the man near the Capitol, a Washington police spokesman said. There were no shots fired during the...
July 12, 2016 - 4:05pm
July 9, 2016
After 'painful' week, Obama urges Americans not to despair over divisions
WARSAW/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to view the United States as being riven into opposing groups,...
July 9, 2016 - 7:07pm
June 18, 2016
LETTER: America needs to envision different future
To the Editor: President Obama in his speech after the Orlando mass murder said it right: "We need to decide what kind of country we want to...
June 18, 2016 - 10:14am
June 1, 2016
The ins and outs of handguns and concealed carry
Handguns and the ammunition to feed them may currently be the hottest selling goods in America. It's not just a "man" thing. Women are serious buyers. Though self-defense is a factor, recreational shooting is very popular. Handgun hunting is growing in popularity, and many handguns...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 23, 2016
Hillary Clinton could topple Obama's record for revving gun sales
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has struggled with her party's liberal base during the primary season, as Sen. Bernie Sanders...
May 23, 2016 - 3:48pm