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Orlando nightclub gunman's wife arrested, faces several charges
There goes the neighborhood: Obamas, Ivanka Trump, Jeff Bezos are moving in
State Department of Health hopes to reduce obesity rates with wellness programs
Ozone sauna detoxifies, combats health issues
Midco not sure of root cause of Internet outage Friday
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
Mitchell scores season-best but finishes second at Huron
Saturday's prep basketball roundup: McCook Central/Montrose rallies to beat Webster Area
Kernels' Havlik wins Opbroek Invite title
Turnovers hurt MCS girls at Madison
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
Diana L. Caldwell
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
LARSON-SHIELDS: Why an audiologist and why do my hearing aids cost so much?
ROZUM: Week one report
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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
April 21, 2016
Window opens to challenge Tri-Valley school sentinel policy
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Tri-Valley School Board is waiting to schedule training for certain school employees to carry guns until it's known whether the board's decision will be referred to a public vote, Superintendent Mike Lodmel said Thursday. State legislators passed the school...
April 21, 2016 - 12:35pm
April 13, 2016
Reward money offered in Rapid City stolen guns case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A reward fund is offering $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who stole 25 hand guns from a Rapid City outdoors store. Police say The Rooster on West Main Street was broken into during the morning hours of April 10, and 25...
April 13, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 12, 2016
Tri-Valley School approves policy for arming employees
COLTON (AP) — The Tri-Valley School Board has given final approval for certain school employees to carry guns, a first for South Dakota. State legislators passed a school sentinel law in March 2013, a few months after the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut,...
April 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2016
Police: Virginia state trooper badly wounded in bus station shooting
RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A Virginia state trooper was badly wounded in a shooting at a Richmond bus station on Thursday afternoon and the suspected gunman was shot fatally, a state police spokeswoman said. The trooper approached a man at around 2:45 p.m. EDT (1845 GMT) who pulled...
March 31, 2016 - 4:28pm
March 30, 2016
WILTZ: Current background checks are plenty thorough
It was about 48 years ago when Betsy and I drove to Olivet in order to change our voter registrations from Democrat to Independent. It probably had to do with gun control, as I had recently become of life member of the National Rifle Association. Politics-wise, we were like many young...
March 30, 2016 - 1:47pm
March 10, 2016
OUR VIEW: Firearm 'accidents' aren't really accidents
Why does it seem to take "accidents" for people to remember guns are extremely dangerous? Although we do report it as an "accidental shooting" or "hunting accident," as the authorities often refer to it, we feel the irresponsible discharge of a firearm should not be phrased as an...
March 10, 2016 - 10:10am
February 24, 2016
WILTZ: Pheasant hunting with .410-gauge pistols? I don't think so.
I just finished reading Red Notice, a compelling story of Russian politics by Bill Browder. This nonfiction expose' reveals the horrific corruption and brutality of the current Vladimir Putin regime. I'd call it "must" reading for anyone interested in current world affairs.
February 24, 2016 - 12:24am
February 10, 2016
Bill could bring handguns to pheasant hunting
One South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department official hopes a bill to allow handguns to hunt game birds is shot down in committee. Tony Leif,...
February 10, 2016 - 9:09pm
February 2, 2016
South Dakota gun permits set monthly record in January
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's secretary of state says the number of concealed carry weapon permits issued in January broke a record set just a month earlier. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs released a report Monday that said there were 3,879 permits issued in the state in January,...
February 2, 2016 - 12:29pm