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'I will ... become a chicken': French artist who spent a week inside a rock is now hatching eggs
White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Donations boom for family of South Dakota woman who died
Woman who persuaded juveniles in motel fire avoids prison
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
Vikings S Smith undergoes ankle surgery
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
'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
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
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
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
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