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Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
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Near perfect Froome claims fourth Tour title
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Bee management practices continually changing
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'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Paul K. "Cork" Reuman
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
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Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
July 7, 2017
South Dakota researchers to educate public about neutrinos
LEAD (AP) — A research facility in the eastern part of South Dakota is preparing to spend a day dedicated to teaching the public about neutrinos, a type of particle. The Sanford Underground Research Facility plans to host Neutrino Day on Saturday. The day includes events designed...
July 7, 2017 - 9:15pm
June 20, 2017
South Dakota National Guard hosts annual training exercise
LEAD (AP) — About 2,400 military service members are working on community service projects during an annual training exercise hosted by the South Dakota National Guard. The Rapid City Journal reports that the Golden Coyote training exercise this week includes 30 military units from...
June 20, 2017 - 10:35am
April 24, 2017
Chickens may be allowed in South Dakota city
LEAD (AP) — It may soon be legal for residents in a western South Dakota city to keep chickens. A proposed ordinance could come before the Lead city commission early May. The proposal has a $100 registration fee for residents who want to keep chickens. Residents would not be allowed...
April 24, 2017 - 11:53am
April 13, 2017
Students go deep underground to learn about science
LEAD (AP) — Students from across South Dakota are going deep underground to learn answers to some of the most challenging science questions....
April 13, 2017 - 1:40pm
March 27, 2017
Musical park to come to South Dakota town of Lead
LEAD (AP) — A soon-to-be-renovated park in the South Dakota town of Lead will include a feature available in only a few U.S. cities: outdoor musical instruments. The devices at Manuel Brothers Park will be large outdoor equivalents of common and not-so-common musical instruments....
March 27, 2017 - 11:27am
August 6, 2016
57-year-old motorcyclist who died in crash identified
LEAD (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in South Dakota have identified the 57-year-old man who died in a motorcycle crash in Lawrence County. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Eric Johnson, of Ramsey, Minnesota, lost control of the bike on state Highway 14A and it went in the...
August 6, 2016 - 9:19am
August 5, 2016
Motorcycle crash in Lawrence County kills 57-year-old man
LEAD (AP) — A 57-year-old man is dead in a motorcycle crash in Lawrence County. The Highway Patrol says the man lost control of the bike on state Highway 14A and it went in the ditch about 5 miles west of Lead. He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before noon Thursday. Authorities...
August 5, 2016 - 11:45am
July 25, 2016
Lead church installs mailbox for prayer requests
LEAD (AP) — A church in Lead has installed a mailbox where people can drop in requests for prayers. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the decorated mailbox is outside the Christian Ministry Center. Pencils and paper can be found next to the mailbox, which is locked for privacy....
July 25, 2016 - 12:34pm
July 1, 2016
Sanford Underground Lab ready to celebrate Neutrino Day 2016
LEAD, S.D. (AP) — The Sanford Underground Laboratory in Lead is ready to celebrate Neutrino Day 2016 next week. The annual science festival scheduled for July 8 and 9 will include hoistroom tours, displays, activities for children, presentations that address the exploration of Mars,...
July 1, 2016 - 6:43pm
June 27, 2016
Lead locks Main Street fence gates, irking business owners
LEAD (AP) — City officials in Lead have decided to lock the gates on a fence that lines part of Main Street, and that has some business owners irked. The decorative metal fence has gates installed mid-block to allow business owners and residents direct access from the sidewalk to...
June 27, 2016 - 12:43pm
May 12, 2016
Lead OKs conveyor over Main Street for science experiment
LEAD (AP) — Lead's City Commission has given South Dakota's Science and Technology Authority the clearance to build an elevated conveyor system over the community's Main Street. The enclosed conveyer belt will be used to clear 800,000 tons of waste rock from the Sanford Underground...
May 12, 2016 - 11:27am
April 22, 2016
Coroner: Death of Lead librarian caused by exposure
LEAD (AP) — The Lawrence County coroner has attributed the cause of death of a Lead woman to exposure. The Rapid City Journal reports that the body of 51-year-old Roiann Baird was found shortly after dawn on Monday in a snow-covered parking lot near the Lead-Deadwood High School....
April 22, 2016 - 12:13pm
April 20, 2016
Three Michigan officials charged in Flint toxic water crisis
FLINT, Mich. (Reuters) - Three Michigan state and local officials were criminally charged on Wednesday in an investigation into dangerous lead...
April 20, 2016 - 5:14pm
April 13, 2016
Science group wants Lead's OK for conveyor over Main Street
LEAD (AP) — The South Dakota Science and Technology Authority wants to build an elevated conveyor system over Lead's Main Street to transport waste rock from a science experiment. About 800,000 tons of waste rock needs to be moved from the Long Baseline Neutrino Facility construction...
April 13, 2016 - 1:51pm
March 31, 2016
Lead business fire blamed on problem with coal burner
LEAD, S.D. (AP) — A problem with a coal burner is being blamed for a business fire in Lead that shut down a highway between that city and Deadwood for two hours. Lead City Administrator and volunteer firefighter Mike Stahl tells the Rapid City Journal that flames jumped from the...
March 31, 2016 - 11:17am