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Texting ban in jeopardy as SD Senate issues dare to House
Rapid City man pleads not guilty in Amber Alert incident
SD lawmakers looking at revenue projections
Dakotas among best, worst poverty in US
Mitchell school board extends Graves' contract
Mitchell native leads 'Fun and Gun'
Tuesday's sports schedule
Tuesday at the Corn Palace
USD to break ground on sports buildings May 12
Chamberlain boys fall in Region 6A game
Mitchell woman donating kidney to husband
Safety poster contest sponsored by local group
GALLERY: Parmalee at the Corn Palace
Mitchell show choir takes second runner up
BACK IN TIME: First Davison County Courthouse
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
VEHLE: As 2014 session ends, budget issues loom large
AMY KIRK: Ranching reality TV
MERCER: Legislators are seeking a fair fight
LETTER: Expand Medicaid, give everyone a voice
GF&P seeks changes for 2014 elk harvest
Hunt Safe classes for ’14 set for Mitchell area
Former SD senator charged in illegal hunting case
Asian carp invade eastern South Dakota rivers
Overloaded boats get attention under new rule
John William "Sonny" Stluka
Gordon Keith Horgen
September 10, 2013
High school crews install trail posts at Wind Cave
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — The hard work of about two dozen high school-aged volunteers will help hikers find their way through the backcountry at Wind Cave National Park. The Black Hills park says the two 11-person Student Conservation Association crews each spent three...
September 10, 2013 - 7:43am
June 3, 2013
First day of Crazy Horse hike draws 4,400 people
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) -- More than 4,000 people hiked to the top of the Crazy Horse Memorial on the first day of this year's annual Volksmarch at the huge mountain carving in the Black Hills. This is the 28th year for the 6.2-mile round trip hike at the mountain where a sculpture...
outdoors / news / state
June 3, 2013 - 8:13am
May 28, 2013
Crazy Horse Volksmarch set for this weekend
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) -- This year's Crazy Horse Volksmarch is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at the huge mountain carving. This is the 28th year for the hike. The 6.2-mile round trip hike attracted more than 11,000 people last year. The cost to participate is $3 and registration...
outdoors / life / state
May 28, 2013 - 12:19pm
April 8, 2013
USD prof leads Spirit Mound hike
VERMILLION (AP) -- The University of South Dakota earth sciences department led a leisurely spring hike up Spirit Mound on Saturday. Associate professor Mark Sweeney led the 10 a.m. walk, teaching about local geology, how the mound was formed and the geological processes influencing...
outdoors / news / state
April 8, 2013 - 10:15am
January 4, 2013
Mickelson Trail hosts Black Hills snowshoe hikes
PIERRE (AP) -- The George S. Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills will host three snowshoe hikes this winter. Hikes will be held at 1 p.m. MST on Saturday and Jan. 19, with both starting at the Englewood trailhead. The final hike will be held at 1 p.m. on Feb.
life / state
January 4, 2013 - 6:53am
October 12, 2012
2 hikes planned at Blood Run Nature Area
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Blood Run, a national historic landmark set to become South Dakota's first new state park in more than 50 years, is hosting two self-guided hikes this month. The picturesque acreage along the Big Sioux River was used by thousands of Oneota Indians into the early...
life / outdoors / state
October 12, 2012 - 7:07am
Construction begins on $1.16 nature center in Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) -- Construction has started on a $1.16 million nature center building at the Dakota Nature Park in Brookings. The 5,300-square foot center will have a rustic appearance and overlook ponds in a corner of the park. Dakota Nature Park is a 135-acre property that once...
outdoors / news / state / fishing
September 12, 2012 - 3:12pm
September 5, 2012
Blood Run, future state park, to hold guided hikes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Blood Run, a national historic landmark set to become South Dakota's first new state park in more than 50 years, is hosting two guided hikes this month. The picturesque acreage along the Big Sioux River was used by thousands of Oneota Indians into the early 1700s,...
outdoors / state
September 5, 2012 - 10:42am