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Rapid City forms committee to study future of Civic Center
Powerball changes improving prize odds go into effect
Documentary on T-rex discovery in South Dakota wins Emmy
War memorial statue in Spearfish repaired after vandalism
Councilors: Sioux Falls casinos getting around smoking ban
Volunteers keep Probstfield Farm in Moorhead alive and well
Industrial hemp gains ground
South Dakota ag, wildlife agencies launch habitat initiative
South Dakota corn stocks up 16.5M bushels from last year
South Dakota spring wheat, winter wheat production down
Kernels enter state tournament with momentum
Monday's sports schedule
Sacks doom Vikings in loss to Broncos
Chamberlain, Parkston hoping for top finishes at state golf
DWU women's soccer blanked by Hastings
Buckets ’N’ Boards opens 2015-16 Concert Series
Mitchell man celebrates 75th
Area couple to celebrate 50th
Mitchell woman celebrates 94th
LifeQuest artists featured at ACT for 'The Boys Next Door'
Gay Lynn Lang
William H. Hinker
Gary LeRoy Maeschen
OPINION: By the light of the silvery moon ... reflections on astronomy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Patience, perseverance mark Vehle's victories
LETTER: Wind farms are a scam
LETTER: Kudos to cop who saved Hope
South Dakota's new one-stop habitat shop
South Dakota opens salmon station for egg collection
Plan would allow nonresident lion hunting in South Dakota
South Dakota prairie turkey licenses to drop under proposal
Morning fishing at Lake Mitchell
Four injured in helicopter crash near Parkston Monday
December 27, 2012
TUPPER: More words, meanings and whatnot
In March, I wrote a column about words and phrases that are specific to our part of South Dakota. I got lots of feedback, including suggestions...
opinion / columns / state
December 27, 2012 - 6:56pm
December 20, 2012
Red Cloud Indian School wins Lakota Language Bowl
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Students from a school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have won this year's Language Bowl that is part of the Lakota Nation Invitational. The students from the Red Cloud Indian School beat out the other teams to win the bowl, which focuses on the use of the...
Life / state
December 20, 2012 - 4:41pm
December 17, 2012
Language program steadily grows for Aberdeen schools
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Five years after Aberdeen public schools introduced its English as a Second Language program, it's grown to more than 40 students speaking nine languages. The program is growing on pace with the community. The population has steadily increased since it was announced...
Life / state
December 17, 2012 - 6:46am
November 21, 2012
Program at tribal college teaches Lakota language
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Tom Red Bird is 61 years old and he eats macaroni and cheese with Elmer's Glue on his fingers, just like a 3-year-old. ...
November 21, 2012 - 8:12am
November 15, 2012
Fight to save indigenous languages topic of Rapid City summit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Hundreds of tribal members and tribal educators from all over the country are in western South Dakota for a three-day summit focusing on language revitalization. The annual Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Language Summit started Thursday in Rapid City. It seeks to find...
Life / News / state
November 15, 2012 - 11:41am
July 30, 2012
New app for equipment teaches kids Dakota language
MARTY (AP) -- The Marty Indian School on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota has released a new language app designed to teach children the Dakota language. The app is called Dakota One. It includes more than 700 sound files and images in 25 categories including animals,...
July 30, 2012 - 8:46am
March 13, 2012
TUPPER: South Dakota's words, meanings and whatnot
We recently received a South Dakota-tailored news release about the fifth edition of the Dictionary of American Regional English. In the...
opinion / columns / state
March 13, 2012 - 8:16am
March 7, 2012
Dictionary covers regional vocabulary from A to Z
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Order a sloppy Joe in North or South Dakota, and the waiter may give you a blank stare. The popular beef-on-a-bun sandwich...
March 7, 2012 - 6:29am
October 24, 2011
MERCER: Indian-language election issue deserves scrutiny
PIERRE -- South Dakota election officials don't need to make special provisions any longer for speakers of American Indian native languages in...
opinion / columns
October 24, 2011 - 7:44am
October 18, 2011
Native American language help during elections waived for SD counties
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Nearly a dozen counties in the Dakotas no longer have to provide Native American language assistance during elections after the U.S.
News / state
October 18, 2011 - 3:25pm