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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
Davison County Magistrate Court for Feb. 27 through March 13
South Dakota man charged with streaming terrorist threats
Groups work to clean up river in South Dakota
Backers of marijuana measures to launch push for 2018 ballot
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Kernel boys better own relay record
Locals lead the way at Greenway Relays
Rosario's blast carries Twins by Tigers
Greenway puts his stamp on hometown meet
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert C. "Bobby" Douville, Sr.
Dennis LeRoy (Denny) Kringen
Richard J. Miller
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
LETTER: Clearing the air on wind energy
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
July 17, 2015
Reserves estimate increased for South Dakota gold mine
LEAD (AP) — The new owners of a gold mine in western South Dakota believe it holds much more gold than previously thought. Chicago-based...
July 17, 2015 - 10:21am
April 30, 2015
South Dakota man pleads guilty to child abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Lead man has pleaded guilty to hitting a 15-month-old boy in the head. The Rapid City Journal reports 27-year-old Austin Ehnes pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated child abuse of a child under the age of 7. He was accused to striking the child...
April 30, 2015 - 2:06pm
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