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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Streak snapped! Mitchell ends 42-game losing streak in home thriller
Area basketball roundup: Freeman girls advance to Round of 16
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Wayne H. Bracha
Patrick Raymond Bowar
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
June 19, 2013
Forging Demonstrations to be hosted at the Dakota Discovery Museum
Artist blacksmith Clark Martinek will be doing demonstrations on the museum grounds during his exhibit, "The Evolution of Iron," which runs through Aug. 31. Hoping to inspire others, Martinek will be demonstrating how he is able to bring metal to life in his forge. He will be forging...
June 19, 2013 - 5:09am
Dakota Discovery Museum to host book signing
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host Dorothy Hargens-Waldron of Chadron, Neb., at a book signing for "Black Hills Doc: 1892-1945." She will speak on the Hargens family history and her work in compiling, editing and publishing the work. The book signing and talk will be from 2 p.m....
June 19, 2013 - 5:00am
June 17, 2013
National Guard museum extends summer hours
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre says it is expanding its summer hours. Starting July 1, the museum will open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday and the third Thursday of the months through September. Normal museum hours are from 9 a.m. to 4...
June 17, 2013 - 12:47pm
June 3, 2013
'Iron Man' coming to Dakota Discovery Museum
The Evolution of Iron, an exhibition of the work of Clark Martinek, will open June 8 and run through Aug. 31, at the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell. A free admission public reception will be held for the artist from 2 to 4 p.m. June 8 with a Gallery Talk at 2:15 p.m.
June 3, 2013 - 8:25pm
May 30, 2013
'Dakota Woman' prints made for first time in decades
Famous artwork probably doesn't often get peddled in a station wagon, but that's how one of Harvey Dunn's most famous works came to rest in Mitchell. ...
May 30, 2013 - 5:59am
May 28, 2013
Deadwood museum opening marred by wagon crash
DEADWOOD (AP) -- Four people were injured in a horse-drawn wagon crash in Deadwood this weekend, which marred the opening ceremonies for the Days of '76 Museum. The free wagon rides were part of the opening of the $5.5 million museum, which tells the story of the American West. ...
May 28, 2013 - 7:53am
May 13, 2013
Akta Lakota Museum addition tells school's history
CHAMBERLAIN -- After more than 40 years of work at St. Joseph's Indian School, Mark Shields has plenty of stories. As Shields, a retired school...
May 13, 2013 - 7:11am
April 29, 2013
Museum announces hours for upcoming season
The Dakota Discovery Museum will change its hours of operation as of May 1. In May and September, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It will be closed on Sunday and Wednesday. During June, July and August, the museum will...
April 29, 2013 - 12:09am
April 25, 2013
4-year-old left behind on field trip to Brookings museum
MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) -- Administrators at Marshall Public Schools have scheduled a meeting to review field trip protocol after a 4-year-old child was left at a museum. Jacqueline Whylly says it was her worst nightmare to learn her son had been left at the Children's Museum of South...
April 25, 2013 - 11:52am
April 16, 2013
New exhibit opens Saturday at Cultural Heritage Center
PIERRE -- The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society will debut its new exhibit, "Furniture: The Fancy & The Functional," on Saturday at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. The new exhibit will be in the Marvis T. and Florence Brown Hogen Gallery. Admission will...
April 16, 2013 - 5:25pm
April 4, 2013
Dakota Discovery Museum to host reception for Youth Art Month participants
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host a reception for the artists featured in the 2013 Youth Art Show on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The annual Youth Art Show offers South Dakota students the opportunity to show their work in a gallery setting and have it evaluated by professional...
April 4, 2013 - 5:41pm
April 1, 2013
Longhorns return to western Spearfish museum
SPEARFISH (AP) -- The High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish once again has live animals on display. Three longhorn steers were turned out into the museum's fenced pasture last week. The media reports that the steers named Buckwheat, Chester and Freckles are on loan from...
April 1, 2013 - 1:48pm
March 2, 2013
Area Akta Lakota Museum additions near completion
CHAMBERLAIN -- An addition and new wing on the Akta Lakota Museum in Chamberlain is 90 percent complete. A climate-controlled storage facility is done and officials are moving artifacts in, but there is some work left on museum renovations and the Historical Alumni Center wing. ...
March 2, 2013 - 4:01pm
February 28, 2013
Indian Village plans new exhibit
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village has received a $4,000 donation from Wells Fargo Bank, Mitchell, for the creation and installation of a new exhibit titled "Fire in the Village." The exhibit explains the serious effects a fire might have had on the Indian village about 1,000...
February 28, 2013 - 10:18pm
February 9, 2013
Dakota Discovery Museum to celebrate Youth Art Month with 2013 art show
To recognize area students during March, which is National Youth Art Month, the Dakota Discovery Museum is hosting the 2013 Youth Art Show. ...
February 9, 2013 - 8:48pm