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ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Renovations on schedule for 2018 archery world championships
County spends $1,500 per year replacing bullet-ridden signs
A virtuous vow: Mitchell nun celebrates 70th year jubilee
Around the Region: Plankinton, Chamberlain & Howard
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Vikings' stout defense set to clash with Rams' explosive offense
'Collective effort' and 'no egos' among keys to strong Vikings' offensive line
Dakota Wesleyan men snap skid, down Concordia
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
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August 28, 2014
Leads' Homestake Opera House celebrates centennial
LEAD (AP) — The Homestake Opera House in Lead, which barely survived a fire 30 years ago, is celebrating its 100th birthday this weekend. The...
August 28, 2014 - 10:13pm
March 21, 2014
BHSU will have direct link to Sanford lab
LEAD – A special branch of Black Hills State University will be nearly one mile deep in the old Homestake gold mine. The university will...
March 21, 2014 - 7:16pm
October 30, 2013
First dark matter experiment results to be announced
LEAD (AP) — Scientists are announcing the first results of an experiment that is searching for dark matter in a lab nearly a mile underground at the former Homestake gold mine in South Dakota's Black Hills. Physicists working in the Large Underground Xenon project, called LUX,...
October 30, 2013 - 7:16am
September 6, 2013
Lead underground lab project ahead of schedule
LEAD (AP) -- A $25 million project to replace structural steel supports at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead is ahead of schedule. The Rapid City Journal reports that the Ross Shaft project started 13 months ago and has used $10 million and 6,200 rock bolts so far....
September 6, 2013 - 4:05pm
August 12, 2013
Sanford underground lab seeks $20 million budget
LEAD (AP) — The Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota's Black Hills is seeking a $20 million budget for the next year. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the lab is seeking $12.7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, $2 million from state government, $3.8...
August 12, 2013 - 8:15pm
June 26, 2013
Group overseeing Sanford Lab getting new leader
LEAD (AP) -- A new leader has been named for the group that oversees an underground laboratory in western South Dakota where scientists are conducting complex experiments. Mike Headley on July 1 is replacing Ron Wheeler as executive director of the South Dakota Science and Technology...
June 26, 2013 - 3:01pm
June 25, 2013
SD Mines new president tours Sanford Underground Lab
LEAD (AP) -- The new president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has gotten an up-close look at the Sanford Underground Research...
June 25, 2013 - 10:53am
June 21, 2013
Locals speak live with underground physicists at Sanford lab
Through a live video feed, Mitchell residents spoke with physicists working across the state in a lab nearly a mile underground Thursday. ...
June 21, 2013 - 7:21am
June 18, 2013
Mitchell residents to chat live via video with physicists underground
Mitchell residents can connect live with scientists deep underground this week during an event hosted by the local Rotary Club. The Deep Science...
June 18, 2013 - 4:59am
June 4, 2013
Public meetings about proposed lab to be held
LEAD (AP) -- Federal officials will be in western South Dakota later this month to host informational meetings about the environmental impact...
June 4, 2013 - 7:22am
May 21, 2013
Sanford lab selected for nuclear reaction experiment
LEAD (AP) -- Scientists have selected the Sanford Lab in Lead as the site for an experiment that seeks to simulate nuclear reactions that take place within stars. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the Dual Ion Accelerator for Nuclear Astrophysics, or DIANA, will help scientists...
May 21, 2013 - 10:50am
April 6, 2013
Ray Davis heralded as neutrino pioneer
A tank filled with 100,000 gallons of dry-cleaning fluid and tucked into a corner of Lead's Homestake gold mine for two-and-a-half decades was...
April 6, 2013 - 8:29am
A taxpayer's guide to the galaxy
LEAD -- Researchers working in the old Homestake gold mine could be on the verge of discovering dark matter, a scientific event that would put...
April 6, 2013 - 7:50am
March 27, 2013
Underground lab won't be affected by budget cuts
LEAD (AP) -- Operations at the Sanford Lab will not be affected by automatic budget cuts set to go into effect at the end of March. Ron Wheeler is the executive director of the Sanford Underground Research Facility. He tells the media that the lab would receive $500,000 less than...
March 27, 2013 - 5:24pm
February 1, 2013
Scientists ready dark matter search at Homestake lab
LEAD (AP) -- Scientists hoping to detect dark matter deep in a former South Dakota gold mine are hoping to flip the switch on their experiment next month. Sanford Lab at Homestake science liaison director Jaret Heise tells the Black Hills Pioneer that scientists next week will begin...
February 1, 2013 - 8:14am