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26-year-old man dies near Canistota when vehicle drifts over center line
87-year-old woman dies in crash near Platte
Trial planned for Dallas man injured in explosion, allegedly threatened VA hospitals
Mayor: Veto possible on council’s recycling decision
Retirement system bills clear House
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
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
Undefeated Nighthawks soaking up success
Parkston wins home tournament
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
Ted E. Schmidt
Ruby Mae Hoffman
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WALTMAN: The faces change, but the process endures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
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
Mayor: Veto possible on council’s recycling decision
October 21, 2014
Gabby Giffords in Minnesota: "Women's Lives are at Stake"
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. — Former U.S.
October 21, 2014 - 9:32pm
October 14, 2014
Sioux Falls couple robbed at gunpoint in home
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery and assault at a couple's home. Authorities say a male entered the home shortly before 11 p.m. Monday and robbed the couple at gunpoint, pistol-whipping the man in the home. The robber then...
October 14, 2014 - 5:27pm
October 12, 2014
WOSTER: Growing up with guns
I grew up at a time when folks just expected that other folks knew how to handle firearms. I never heard anyone say that. Saying it would...
October 12, 2014 - 12:12pm
September 15, 2014
PHOTO: Gun auction
September 15, 2014 - 4:02pm
July 23, 2014
Law enforcement searching for armed suspect
Law enforcement is searching for a potentially armed 32-year-old Native American male. Craig Edward Valandra, 32, is believed to be carrying two semi-automatic handguns.
July 23, 2014 - 10:05pm
July 2, 2014
Some 2013 South Dakota laws well-rooted after their first year
By Nora Hertel PIERRE — South Dakota’s 2013 laws mark their one year anniversary Tuesday, and some, like the Public Safety Improvement Act, already are making an impact. Others, such as the policy to train and arm school staff, have stalled. Here’s a look at the status...
July 2, 2014 - 7:00am
June 30, 2014
More than 200 new South Dakota laws taking effect
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — More than 200 new laws are taking effect in South Dakota this week, including requiring the recitation of the pledge of allegiance in schools — just in time for Independence Day. The new laws range from expanding open government provisions to...
June 30, 2014 - 10:38pm
Parents of Calif. gunman describe ‘hell on earth’
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) — The parents of Elliot Rodger, the gunman who killed six college students in a rampage in southern California,...
May 30, 2014 - 7:51am
May 26, 2014
Brookings man arrested after hours-long standoff
BROOKINGS (AP) — A 30-year-old Brookings man is in custody after an hours-long standoff with police. KSFY-TV reports that Brookings Police responded to a report of gunshots fired around 5:15 a.m. Monday at a trailer park. Police were told the man had fired a handgun and also...
May 26, 2014 - 5:11pm
May 9, 2014
Gun bans in capitol buildings draw cries of hypocrisy
State Rep. Hickey pushed for guns in schools, fought guns in Capitol.
May 9, 2014 - 5:50am
May 3, 2014
LETTER: Obama will try to take everyone’s guns away
To the Editor: With varying interest, I have watched the candidacy and/or the presidency of the last 13 U.S. presidents. Hands down, I recall no time when fellow citizens have been so fearful of the man occupying the White House — Barack Obama. Fast and Furious, IRS, Solyndra,...
May 3, 2014 - 8:29am
April 9, 2014
Ethan student suspended after gun brought to school
ETHAN — A high school student in Ethan has been suspended for 10 days after accidentally bringing an airsoft gun to school Monday. Ethan School District Superintendent Terry Eckstaine said an airsoft gun -- which generally fires plastic pellets and are considered to be non-lethal...
April 9, 2014 - 5:58pm
March 14, 2014
LETTER: Gun sale background checks save lives
To the Editor: Each day, 33 Americans are murdered with guns, and of these, eight are children and teens. Each day, 110 Americans are treated in hospitals for non-fatal gunshot wounds. Each day, 51 people commit suicide with a firearm. Each day, most of these gun deaths...
March 14, 2014 - 11:33pm
March 4, 2014
SD panel votes to keep guns away from mentally ill
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota should take steps to keep guns out of the hands of people found to be mentally ill and a threat to themselves or others, a state Senate committee recommended Tuesday. The Judiciary Committee voted 5-2 to endorse the measure after...
March 4, 2014 - 7:20pm
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