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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
USD men's basketball team going on 10-day trip to Spain
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Ima Gene Toland
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
March 4, 2014
Bill would bar mentally ill in SD from having guns
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Senate Committee is considering a bill intended to prevent people with mental illnesses from obtaining guns. The measure would allow people who are involuntarily committed as mentally ill and deemed a threat to others to be added to the National...
March 4, 2014 - 7:17am
February 20, 2014
House OKs reporting mentally ill to FBI's criminal system
PIERRE — The state House of Representatives decided Thursday that South Dakota should become part of the national system for identifying people whose mental defects prohibit them from legally purchasing firearms in the United States. The vote was 53-17 in favor of the measure....
February 20, 2014 - 9:33pm
February 19, 2014
POWERS: SD’s pistol permit system faster than a speeding ... snail
By Pat Powers Dakota War College When I was with the Secretary of State’s Office, I was in charge of administrative services. Someone...
February 19, 2014 - 4:23pm
February 18, 2014
Panel defeats bill to give SD gun laws more power
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — A bill that would have given South Dakota state gun laws supremacy over those of federal and local governments failed in a legislative panel Tuesday. The House Local Government Committee voted 8-4 to reject the measure. The bill would have...
February 18, 2014 - 8:54pm
February 14, 2014
Man charged with illegally having firearm
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing a firearm with prior convictions for violent crimes. Joshua Benson, 26, was arrested Jan. 27 after police allegedly found a rifl e, marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside his residence, located at 611 E. Sixth Ave. Benson was convicted of...
February 14, 2014 - 6:06am
February 11, 2014
Panel OKs allowing concealed guns in SD Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House Transportation Committee has voted 8-5 to support a bill allowing people with concealed carry permits...
February 11, 2014 - 5:54pm
February 7, 2014
Legislators test their marksmanship
PIERRE -- During Attorney General Marty Jackley's recent legislative tour, legislators had an opportunity to test and compare their marksmanship. In doing so, they may donate to a charity of their own choosing and there is no cost to taxpayers. The results of the attorney general's...
February 7, 2014 - 5:58pm
January 30, 2014
South Dakota House votes against guns in Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota public officials will not be allowed to carry guns in the state Capitol. A bill allowing legislators to pack heat in public buildings failed to pass the House with 49 representatives voting against it and 18 in support. It would have applied to state...
January 30, 2014 - 8:10pm
January 28, 2014
Bill OK'd to let SD lawmakers carry guns in Capitol
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — Saying they were afraid of being attacked while on the job, members of a South Dakota legislative committee...
January 28, 2014 - 3:01pm
MILBANK: America's numbness to mass shootings
WASHINGTON -- If you think it'll be a month of Sundays before this country gets serious about gun violence, you're probably underestimating. It's already been nearly three months of Mondays -- 77, to be exact -- and we're not making progress. After the July 2012...
January 28, 2014 - 10:48am
January 14, 2014
Deadwood business aims to combine bullets and beer
DEADWOOD (AP) — A businessman in the western South Dakota gambling town of Deadwood wants to combine an indoor shooting range with a saloon. The...
January 14, 2014 - 10:45am
January 9, 2014
Rapid City police chase ends in crash, injuries
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say a car being pursued by officers crashed into a light pole and caught fire, sending the three people inside to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries. Authorities say the car sped off Wednesday night when an officer tried to make...
January 9, 2014 - 12:41pm
January 8, 2014
Use of pistol brings assault charge
WHITE LAKE — A White Lake man is accused of threatening two women with a pistol. Zane Wiggers, 27, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. Wiggers was allegedly arguing with his girlfriend...
January 8, 2014 - 9:41pm
Mitchell man accused of stealing pistol
A Mitchell man is accused of stealing a pistol from Cabela’s. Jonathan Harder, 20, is charged with grand theft, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of two years in prison and a $4,000 fine. Harder was arrested Dec. 26 after police were notified he had been seen...
January 8, 2014 - 5:28pm
January 1, 2014
Belle Fourche ramps up police firepower
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The northwestern South Dakota city of Belle Fourche (foosh) is ramping up the firepower of its police department in response to its location along highways that lead to North Dakota's booming oil fields. The Rapid City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1cm0sP2)...
January 1, 2014 - 12:45pm