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Harrisburg principal shot in 2015 brings positive message to Scotland
Crime Stoppers offers $500 for information on Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect
State panel is set to consider funding three airport projects
Menno man sustains no injuries in Wednesday crash that killed 78-year-old
Colome man pleads guilty to soliciting sex from minor
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Byers leads Class A pack into the state meet
Kernels put away pesky Bobcats in five sets
Bono, Kocers aiming high for SDSU wrestling this season
Area volleyball roundup: Thunder drop Golden Eagles in prep volleyball
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Alexandria man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman marks 80th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
Just another day in the old neighborhood
LETTER: What has Congress done about farm prices?
LETTER: Hillary is not most qualified for president
LETTER: An election season lesson
Livestock's bleak industrial future
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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