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More Mitchell School District employees could get state retirement
Cracking down on underage alcohol sales
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Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
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Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
Rangers blitz Twins for 6th win in row
Wild draft young Swedish defenseman Filip Johansson with No. 24 overall pick
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Oliver "Ollie" Hanten
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Silent auction opens gateway for giving
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Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
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January 13, 2017
Two men charged with taking 16 guns in Lake Andes
LAKE ANDES — Two area men were charged in late December with taking 16 guns worth nearly $18,000 from a rural Lake Andes residence. Daniel...
January 13, 2017 - 4:41pm
January 6, 2017
About one-fifth of gun buyers don't get background checks
About one in five gun owners in the U.S. said they purchased a firearm in the previous two years without undergoing a background check, according...
January 6, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 30, 2016
Krebs: Record 30,000 concealed carry permits issued in 2016
PIERRE (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says the roughly 30,000 concealed carry permits issued in 2016 is a record. Krebs said Friday that the previous high was nearly 27,000 permits issued in 2013. She says South Dakota residents value Second Amendment rights. She says national...
December 30, 2016 - 2:05pm
December 29, 2016
New 'gold card' permit may make gun shopping easier, faster
PIERRE (AP) — A new South Dakota concealed pistol permit would speed up gun shopping for permit holders if it receives federal approval, according to supporters of the "gold card" available starting next week. It would allow customers to bypass a background check for each firearm...
December 29, 2016 - 11:05am
December 23, 2016
Concealed carry permits hit record high in Davison Co.
Davison County residents have purchased or renewed more concealed carry permits in 2016 than in any other year. Through Dec. 21, the Davison...
December 23, 2016 - 5:20pm
December 15, 2016
Colorado school district votes to allow employees to carry guns
(Reuters) - A tiny school district in central Colorado has voted to allow teachers or other employees at its two schools to carry concealed handguns...
December 15, 2016 - 4:34pm
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."
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