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Dakota Access firm files motion to halt environmental study
Coca-Cola completes first shipments out of new Mitchell facility
Experience Yosemite through 'someone else's eyes' at local art show
DWU's Around the World Cultural Festival set for this month
Industrial heater causes house fire in Plankinton
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
Fab freshman: DWU’s Hoglund holding his own in first season
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
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
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
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 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
August 11, 2015
More than 1,200 gather in Wagner for Nat’l Guard detachment’s sendoff to Kuwait
WAGNER—For Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Meyerink, his second deployment overseas will be a little more difficult. When he was overseas with the...
August 11, 2015 - 7:55pm
August 6, 2015
Soldier from Mitchell aids in extinguishing fire in Iraq
CAMP TAJI, Iraq -- When your office is next to 60,000 gallons of fuel, the last thing you want is a fire. But, for the Taji Forward Arming and...
August 6, 2015 - 2:51pm
July 17, 2015
60 years later, WWI vet to receive correct headstone in Mitchell
A World War I veteran from Texas is finally receiving the proper recognition for his service thanks to persistence. But it's arriving 60 years...
July 17, 2015 - 9:25am
June 19, 2015
Military knew about bizarre methods of doctor hired to train troops
For years, a doctor now accused of performing macabre procedures on the troops that he trained took steps to cloak his battlefield-medicine classes in secrecy. The doctor, John Henry Hagmann, often required that those who took or helped teach his courses sign non-disclosure agreements....
June 19, 2015 - 1:37pm
May 27, 2015
Military families to access over dozen SD museums for free
MITCHELL (AP) — Active- duty military personnel and their families will have free access to more than a dozen South Dakota museums this summer. The Blue Star Museum program that kicks off this week and runs through Labor Day has included 11 museums across the state in its annual...
May 27, 2015 - 11:36am
May 22, 2015
Giving veterans a final, proper salute
Considering their sacrifice to our country, a veteran's funeral is the final, proper salute. But making that salute run smoothly has changed...
May 22, 2015 - 5:01pm
April 26, 2015
USD official using past experiences to oversee department
VERMILLION (AP) — A woman with a diverse teaching background is using her experiences at the U.S. Military Academy and a professional ballet company in overseeing the University of South Dakota's foreign language program. Laura Vidler said her desire to serve the country after...
April 26, 2015 - 10:02pm
April 22, 2015
COLUMN: The excellence of the South Dakota National Guard
As the commander-in-chief of the South Dakota National Guard, I know well the role the National Guard plays in defending our nation and responding to domestic emergencies here in our state. I've witnessed their service firsthand while visiting members in Kuwait and Afghanistan, and...
April 22, 2015 - 12:52pm
April 2, 2015
Avon soldier receives national honor
AVON — Warrant Officer Kenny Podzimek scanned the award winners a few times to make sure it was really his name on the list. It was. Podzimek...
April 2, 2015 - 11:56am
March 20, 2015
Investigation finds male on male sexual assault in military often overlooked
Here's a scenario: A male U.S. service member is hanging out with others from his unit at a barbecue when he realizes he has had too much alcohol to drink. He's taken back to his barracks to sleep it off, but wakes up several hours later to be "teabagged" — with another man putting...
March 20, 2015 - 3:14pm
March 3, 2015
Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on...
March 3, 2015 - 2:12pm
February 13, 2015
LETTER: Crimes against humanity deserve punishment
To the Editor: All of us remember when Japan flew with its airplanes to Pearl Harbor. It killed our sailors with its planes and dropped a bomb on our battleship Arizona with men on board who went down with that ship. It awoke a sleeping giant. Our Air Force retaliated with two megaton...
February 13, 2015 - 9:50pm
November 18, 2014
Scotland man waits 70 years for WWII medals
SCOTLAND -- Delmar Strunk was never sure the moment would occur. But Wednesday in Scotland, after nearly 70 years of waiting, Strunk and his...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
World War II veteran prevents story from being lost to history
SALEM — Ask Wayne Saxton about his favorite medal, and the answer might be surprising. No, it's not his Purple Heart. And it's not the...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm