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Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Referendum push unlikely for new petition circulator rules
Transportation Commission approves five highway bids
State nixes local request for slower speeds at Tabor, Tyndall
EPA's Pruitt admits role in aide's pay raise but calls attacks on him politically motivated
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Minn. United's Allianz Field will hold big-time matches, commissioner says
Rule 5 pick Tyler Kinley understands why Twins had to designate him
Gary Sanchez's three-run blast sends Twins to seventh-straight loss
After first-round playoff exit, Wolves players look forward to 'Step 2'
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Nancy (Zingmark) Langenfeld
Violet Mae Freidel
James J. Sejnoha
Violet Mae Freidel
Noem: Keeping Washington out of South Dakota
On Farm Bill, might over right
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Wiltz: Snow geese hunters on a mission
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
November 12, 2013
PHOTO: What's new at Whittier Lofts
An open house will be conducted from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Whittier Lofts, an interior view of which is seen here, near the corner of Sanborn...
November 12, 2013 - 6:31am
October 7, 2013
State Historical Society offers property tax moratorium
PIERRE — South Dakota State Historical Society officials are reminding property owners that Nov. 1 is the deadline to apply for the state property tax moratorium. The eight-year moratorium is for restoration and rehabilitation work completed on historic sites during 2013. A new...
October 7, 2013 - 2:56pm
September 13, 2013
Sioux Falls neighborhood might seek 'historic' tag
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some residents in one of Sioux Falls' oldest neighborhoods want to make their place in history official. The area called either Hunter's Addition or Pendar Lane is a shady area of narrow streets lined with brick and wood frame houses. Some residents would like...
September 13, 2013 - 3:16pm
Deadwood's historic depot to get $400,000 roof
DEADWOOD (AP) — A historic railroad depot in the western South Dakota gambling town of Deadwood is getting a new roof. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the City Commission this week accepted a bid of just under $400,000 for the roof work on the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri...
September 13, 2013 - 3:11pm
September 6, 2013
Area properties gain National Register status
The National Park Service recently approved five South Dakota properties -- including one near Wessington Springs and one in Jones County -- for the National Register of HIstoric Places, the official federal listing of properties important in American history, architecture, archeology,...
September 6, 2013 - 3:25pm
July 13, 2013
Old stained glass in SD Capitol to be restored
PIERRE (AP) -- Work will begin later this month on a $2.7 million project that will restore the century-old stained glass in South Dakota's Capitol building, a state official said Thursday. The four large skylight installations in the Capitol rotunda dome, above the House and Senate...
July 13, 2013 - 2:35pm
July 5, 2013
Flag likely from Custer's Last Stand housed in SD
PIERRE (AP) -- What might be a relic of one of the most famous battles of the Old West has found a resting place in Pierre. The South Dakota...
July 5, 2013 - 8:16am
July 3, 2013
City of Deadwood paying $8,512 for 4 artifacts
DEADWOOD (AP) -- Deadwood commissioners have approved the purchase of four artifacts tied to the early gold camp days, including what might be the first wanted poster ever produced in the Black Hills. The poster offered $500 for the capture of the person responsible for killing stage...
July 3, 2013 - 2:37pm
June 19, 2013
House targeted for demolition is on historic list
Before the city of Mitchell can demolish one of the city's oldest surviving homes, it needs to prove there are no realistic alternatives, City...
June 19, 2013 - 7:42am
June 16, 2013
SD tribes get historic preservation grants
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The National Park Service has announced more than $3.7 million in historic preservation grants to Native American tribes, including tribes in South Dakota. National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis says the grants will help tribes preserve their important...
June 16, 2013 - 11:35pm
June 12, 2013
Deadwood taps into its long-lost Chinese history
DEADWOOD (AP) -- More than 80 years after a once-vibrant Chinese culture disappeared from the Black Hills, one long-lost remnant is set to return. Officials in the western South Dakota town of Deadwood are undertaking a $30,000 project to excavate a small site of a historic cemetery...
June 12, 2013 - 7:08am
May 28, 2013
Belle Fourche church to become historic site
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The First Congregational United Church of Christ is waiting for the National Park Service to officially designate the Belle Fourche church as a historic site. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the congregation applied for a spot on the National Register of Historic...
May 28, 2013 - 12:01pm
May 21, 2013
Roads partially open near old Longhorn
Part of First Avenue next to the former Longhorn Bar building in Mitchell is now open to traffic. A narrow two-lane path is open on the south side of the road. The north side of the road will remain closed until demolition of the old Longhorn building is complete, said Tim McGannon,...
May 21, 2013 - 10:04pm
May 20, 2013
OUR VIEW: Longhorn moral: Start planning now
The demolition of the old Longhorn Bar in downtown Mitchell is turning out to be much more than anyone bargained for. First, we must say we're...
May 20, 2013 - 9:41pm
May 17, 2013
Stanley County working with ND company to save cemetery
PIERRE (AP) -- The main road used to go right past the town of Meers, but that's when the main road was the Fort Pierre-to-Deadwood freight route, traveled by mule and ox teams pulling wagons to and from the Black Hills. Railroads and then highways put Meers out of business. The...
May 17, 2013 - 2:31pm