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Mitchell Tech earns high rating in recent US Department of Education data
Letcher man sentenced to 8 months in prison for killing a bald eagle
Weekend Snackpack program's new director has a 'heart for families'
'What is Art?' event to expose Mitchell community to different types of artwork
Winner band, Dimock ballroom among inductees for SD Rock and Roll Hall
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
OUR VIEW: Understaffed sheriff's offices concerning for future
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
March 6, 2015
Lead town leaders revisit whether to fund recreation center
LEAD (AP) — City Commissioners in Lead are revisiting whether to end municipal funding for the Handley Recreation Center. The Black Hills Pioneer reports they unanimously passed this week the first reading of a proposal to repeal an ordinance that would sever all city funding. Lead...
March 6, 2015 - 3:18pm
February 22, 2015
Chicago-based company buys Wharf gold mine for $105M in cash
LEAD (AP) — A Chicago-based company has bought the Wharf gold mine for $105 million and plans to quickly increase production at the site, located in the historic Black Hills mining district of Lead. Coeur Mining Inc. finalized the purchase of the mine from Canadian-based Goldcorp...
February 22, 2015 - 8:07pm
January 28, 2015
$5M Sanford lab visitor center in Lead set to open by June
LEAD (AP) — A $5 million visitor center for the Sanford Underground Research Facility at Lead (LEED) is on track to open by June. The Black Hills Pioneer reports work included the installation of 22 steel support piers that go down 100 feet to the bedrock and keep the building...
January 28, 2015 - 3:08pm
January 13, 2015
Canadian company selling South Dakota gold mine for $105M
LEAD (AP) — A Chicago-based company plans to buy the Wharf gold mine in western South Dakota. Coeur Mining Inc. has an agreement to buy the gold mine near Lead from its parent company, Goldcorp Inc., for $105 million in cash. Goldcorp is based in Vancouver, British Columbia,...
January 13, 2015 - 12:58pm
December 12, 2014
Orchestra show, cowboy ball among weekend events
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakotans on both end of the state have access to holiday entertainment this weekend. The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will host its annual holiday collage concerts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Washington Pavilion, which involves...
December 12, 2014 - 1:39am
December 2, 2014
Lead, Deadwood residents mourn death of priest
RAPID CITY — Residents of Deadwood and Lead are mourning the death of a local priest in a plane crash in southeastern Montana. The body of Peter Kovarik, 50, was found in the wreckage in a rugged area known as Finger Buttes near Alzada, Montana, on Sunday. He was flying the...
December 2, 2014 - 11:57pm
November 25, 2014
Great Bear has earliest opening in 20-plus years
LEAD (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders near Sioux Falls are enjoying Great Bear Recreation Park's earliest opening in more than 20 years, while other parks are scheduled to open on time thanks in part to cold weather that has helped man-made snow stick around. Chairlifts at Great...
November 25, 2014 - 11:24pm
November 24, 2014
Researchers take on dark matter search again
LEAD — Scientists working nearly a mile underground in an abandoned gold mine in Lead are trying again to find an elusive substance known as dark matter — and fill a hole in humanity's basic understanding of the universe. A researcher said Friday that investigators expect...
November 24, 2014 - 11:22pm
September 22, 2014
Postal Service scraps Lead-Deadwood mail plan
LEAD (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is postponing plans to cut home mail delivery to more than 700 addresses in Lead and Deadwood. The Postal Service announced the move to centralized collection boxes last week, after a string of injuries to postal workers due to falls related...
September 22, 2014 - 2:20pm
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
July 22, 2014
City of Lead establishes parks improvement fund
LEAD (AP) — The city of Lead has established a parks improvement reserve fund. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the fund was sparked by plans to replace the restroom facility at the city's Manuel Brothers Park. City officials approved a plan to move $59,000 from the...
July 22, 2014 - 11:08pm
July 2, 2014
Work begins on $5M Sanford Lab visitor center in Lead
LEAD (AP) — Construction is to begin Monday on a $5 million visitor center for the Sanford Underground Research Facility at Lead. Ground was broken for the facility on Tuesday. Construction of the 8,000-square-foot center is expected to be complete within a year, according...
July 2, 2014 - 9:46am
SD grants $11,000 to address forestry problems after October blizzard
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture has provided more than $11,000 in grants for tree planting projects. They came from the Urban and Community Forestry Comprehensive Challenge Grant Program and the U.S. Forest Service. Recipients matched the grants with...
July 2, 2014 - 9:44am