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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
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
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
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
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
January 6, 2014
Sanford Lab begins $7M education center campaign
PIERRE (AP) — The Sanford Underground Research Facility has kicked off a $7 million fundraising campaign to help develop an education center that will operate from three locations in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota. The Sanford Lab Homestake Visitors Center will be...
January 6, 2014 - 11:51am
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