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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
New schedule to spread out South Dakota football championships
Area volleyball roundup: Beavers claim home tournament title
Football rivals DWU, DSU to face each other tonight
Kernels give No. 2 Harrisburg a battle in opener
Turner ready for junior season with DWU football team
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 23, 2016
Military bands taking fire
Mitchell's award-winning military band may not be playing at Downtown Thursdays — or any other free social event — next year. On...
August 23, 2016 - 6:28pm
June 30, 2016
U.S. military repeals ban on transgender service members
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Thursday ended its ban on openly transgenderpeople serving in the U.S. military, formally removing the...
June 30, 2016 - 4:23pm
May 19, 2016
DeVries, of Mitchell, appointed to U.S. Naval Academy
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) on Thursday acknowledged the South Dakota students who were offered appointments into the nation's service academies for the fall 2016 semester with his nomination. Senator Rounds nominated the following applicants, all of...
May 19, 2016 - 4:05pm
April 28, 2016
Women could be headed for the draft, after House committee vote
WASHINGTON - The House Armed Services Committee took a big and unexpected step toward making women register for the draft as a handful of Republicans joined Democrats on Wednesday night to back a measure whose own sponsor hoped would fail."Right now the draft is sexist," said Rep....
April 28, 2016 - 5:31pm
April 11, 2016
69-year-old Vietnam vet receives second Purple Heart
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some 46 years after Jake Aning had his first Purple Heart pinned to his fatigues in Vietnam, Aning has received his second. The Argus Leader reports that the 69-year-old Navy veteran received the medal recently in U.S. Sen. John Thune's Sioux Falls office. Aning...
April 11, 2016 - 12:17pm
April 7, 2016
OPINION: Another milestone for Ellsworth Air Force Base
Ellsworth Air Force Base is well-known to all South Dakotans, especially those who live in West River. It's not only home to two B-1B Lancer combat squadrons and MQ-9 Reaper ground control stations, but it's a staple of the community and is something in which our state takes great...
April 7, 2016 - 2:37pm
February 8, 2016
89-year-old WW II veteran receives medal 70 years later
RAPID CITY (AP) — An 89-year-old Navy veteran who served during World War II finally has received his medal, 70 years after his service to the country. U.S. Sen. John Thune pinned the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal on Morris Hallock during a luncheon Friday at the Holiday Hills...
February 8, 2016 - 11:27am
February 3, 2016
South Dakota ranchers ask Air Force for more flight info
A South Dakota livestock organization is petitioning U.S. Air Force officials to provide more information to ranchers who monitor their herds and land by air in a newly expanded training zone. The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association's request to officials at Ellsworth Air Force...
February 3, 2016 - 12:56pm
February 2, 2016
Top U.S. generals: Women should have to register for draft
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Marine Corps and Army generals said on Tuesday that women should be required to register for the military draft, along with men, as the armed forces move toward integrating them fully into combat positions. "I think that all eligible and qualified...
February 2, 2016 - 3:55pm
January 11, 2016
Local business supporting military year-round
One local business' small gesture to support the military has spread beyond city limits. Dakota Scents Gift Boutique has a box stationed to the...
January 11, 2016 - 9:17am
October 22, 2015
Noem takes stand against Obama's veto
October 22, 2015 - 4:58pm
September 29, 2015
U.S. military launches airstrike on Kunduz after Taliban assault on the key city
KABUL - Afghan forces struck back Tuesday in the besieged northern city of Kunduz, opening potentially risky street-by-street battles seeking to drive back Taliban fighters and reverse a humiliating blow to Afghanistan's Western-backed government. But the counteroffensive met stiff...
September 29, 2015 - 3:39pm
SD National Guard members visit Suriname soldiers
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota National Guard members recently traveled to the South American country of Suriname (SUR'-ih-nahm) to exchange ideas with its military on the professional development of non-commissioned officers. Lt. Col. Orson Ward says the purpose of the exchange...
September 29, 2015 - 2:55pm
September 18, 2015
Military operations begin at expanded bomber training area
PIERRE (AP) — The first military flying operations took to the air Friday at an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that was approved this spring after years of consideration. The expansion of the Powder River Training Complex over the Dakotas, Montana and...
September 18, 2015 - 3:07pm
August 28, 2015
SD National Guard members visit Suriname to meet officials
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota National Guard members recently traveled to the South American country of Suriname (SUR'-ih-nahm) to share with officials ways in which military personnel can help during disaster relief efforts. Three guardsmen met with members of Suriname's...
August 28, 2015 - 1:13pm