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Accounting firm behind Oscar blunder gets to keep its supporting role
Trump says 'we must fight' Freedom Caucus Republicans and Democrats
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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
May 4, 2013
MMS&B photo contest announced
May is National Historic Preservation Month, and Mitchell Main Street & Beyond is celebrating by holding a Downtown Photo Contest. Local photographers can capture images of their favorite downtown Mitchell building or architectural characteristic.
May 4, 2013 - 6:17am