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Obama to grant hundreds more drug commutations
New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974
Lawmakers to take up bills on retirement system, drug abuse
Davison County Magistrate Court Oct. 24 through Nov. 7
General Motors says it will invest additional $1 billion in U.S.
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
August 5, 2016
Fallen soldier's memorial 'fills hole' in family's heart
PARKSTON — Jeremiah Boehmer earned the nickname "Flame" for his outgoing and radiant personality. Then, in 2006, Boehmer's life was cut...
August 5, 2016 - 6:06pm
May 17, 2016
Ethan high school student designs veterans memorial
A new veterans memorial in Ethan will serve as a “thank you” to past veterans and a tribute to future members of the military. The memorial...
May 17, 2016 - 6:31pm
January 28, 2016
South Dakota base holds service for airman killed overseas
RAPID CITY (AP) — Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Ellsworth Air Force Base this week to remember an airman killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan. Thirty-year-old Staff Sgt. Peter Taub was among American troops killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan four days before...
January 28, 2016 - 11:48am
September 7, 2015
Repairs preserve Bullock's Black Hills memorial to Roosevelt
DEADWOOD (AP) — Seth Bullock's 1919 memorial to Theodore Roosevelt has lasted long enough to undergo a restoration, which is yet another reminder of how Bullock took friendship and political loyalty to extremes. In 1900, he was with Roosevelt when the aspiring vice president...
September 7, 2015 - 11:29am
April 20, 2015
Honoring the fallen
April 20, 2015 - 1:20pm
May 28, 2014
Hundreds turn out to mourn Crazy Horse matriarch
CUSTER (AP) — Hundreds of mourners turned out to celebrate the life and work of the woman who guided the Crazy Horse Memorial the past three decades. Ruth Ziolkowski died last week of cancer at age 87. Her funeral was held Tuesday in the welcome center at the western South Dakota...
May 28, 2014 - 8:26am
May 25, 2014
Funeral services for Ziolkowski to begin Monday
CUSTER (AP) — The funeral services for Crazy Horse Memorial leader Ruth Ziolkowski (joo-uhl-KUF'-skee) will begin Monday in Custer. A public viewing has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the studio of the original log home built by Ziolkowski and her husband in 1948. Ziolkowski...
May 25, 2014 - 10:29pm
May 19, 2014
Don Meyer memorial services scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday
ABERDEEN (AP) — Memorial services have been scheduled in South Dakota and Tennessee for Don Meyer, one of the nation's winningest basketball coaches. He died Sunday in his Aberdeen home at age 69. Meyer was diagnosed with inoperable cancer after a September 2008 car accident. Northern...
May 19, 2014 - 2:27pm
May 12, 2014
PHOTOS: Hundreds attend annual memorial event in Alexandria
The walk is held every year in honor of Dan's brother, Staff Sgt. Greg Wagner, an Alexandria native who died in 2006 while serving in Iraq. Kassie...
May 12, 2014 - 7:03am
December 11, 2013
PHOTOS: Dakota 38 Plus 2 Reconciliation Ride
The Dakota 38 Plus 2 Reconciliation Ride from Lower Brule to Mankato, Minn., commemorates events from 1862. The riders started in Lower Brule...
December 11, 2013 - 7:14am
October 23, 2013
Service held to mourn slain son of football star
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — About 100 people turned out at a Sioux Falls church to mourn the slain son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, hours after a judge increased bond for the man accused in the 2-year-old's death. About a dozen family members attended the service...
October 23, 2013 - 4:43pm
July 20, 2013
LETTER: Veterans memorial should return to park
To the Editor: We heard on the news that there is going to be a bronze likeness of the only living Medal of Honor recipient in South Dakota, Mike Fitzmaurice, placed at the Veterans Memorial in Huron. Due to renovation work at the public library, the Veterans Memorial was moved...
July 20, 2013 - 7:57am
June 13, 2013
Ceremony to honor NC airmen killed fighting fire
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A memorial ceremony will honor four North Carolina airmen killed last summer when their plane crashed while fighting a wildfire in South Dakota's Black Hills. The July 1 ceremony on the one-year anniversary of the crash will dedicate an interpretive site seven...
June 13, 2013 - 2:02pm
December 24, 2012
Rapid City event draws attention to suicides
RAPID CITY -- Jennifer Mesteth said Native American children are hurting and that suicide is too common. And she knows that firsthand. "My...
December 24, 2012 - 7:33am
December 22, 2012
'A calamity which may well appall us'
They were Dakota warriors. They met their fates with courage 150 years ago. The 38 condemned men, their hands bound behind them, rushed to the...
December 22, 2012 - 8:45am