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Former police chief found guilty of murder
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital to host advocate for patients with Parkinson's Disease
Woonsocket's Van Dyke Taxidermy hit with layoffs
Two injured after 10- to 12-foot fall at Mitchell Fine Arts Center
DWU recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of best regional colleges
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Week of Sept. 26 South Dakota Sportswriters Association Polls
Mitchell man aiming for fast draw's Top Gun award
Cubs win Region 3A golf title
Leading the pack: Cougars' Person makes strides in 2016
Area volleyball roundup: Titans sweep Parkston
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Charlotte Ann Foreman
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Julie L. Lang
Raymond Russell Stevens
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Former police chief found guilty of murder
July 5, 2016
Success: NASA's Juno probe enters orbit around Jupiter
NASA scientists on Monday night confirmed that Juno, a basketball-court-sized spacecraft designed to unlock some of the secrets of our solar...
July 5, 2016 - 4:27pm
September 21, 2015
Scientist from Geological Survey's EROS takes job with NASA
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A longtime scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey's Earth Resources Observation and Science Center near Sioux Falls is taking his talents to NASA. The Argus Leader reports David Meyer has accepted a two-year detail with the space agency. His duties will...
September 21, 2015 - 12:32pm
August 27, 2015
USGS, NASA celebrate 25-year partnership collecting images
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey and NASA are celebrating 25 years of partnership at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center. The agencies set up their partnership at the EROS Center north of Sioux Falls in August 1990 to collect and disseminate...
August 27, 2015 - 11:32am
August 23, 2015
Ex-astronaut promotes STEM studies among Native Americans
RAPID CITY (AP) — A former NASA astronaut is trying to get Native American students to develop an interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The Rapid City Journal reports John Herrington, the first Native American to walk in outer space, has met in...
August 23, 2015 - 9:13am
August 2, 2015
School of Mines gets $750,000 grant from NASA program
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA to develop materials to be used in future exploration of other planets. The funding comes from the space agency's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research...
August 2, 2015 - 9:08pm
July 23, 2015
Scientists discover 12 new potential Earth-like planets
WASHINGTON — The latest update from NASA's Kepler space telescope — designed to spot distant exoplanets — adds more than 500 new possible...
July 23, 2015 - 3:53pm
July 21, 2015
OPINION: Finding the final frontier
Last Monday was July 20. The date was a Sunday back in 1960. That day, Neil Armstrong became the first earthling to set foot on the moon. I remember the day of the week because a golf tournament was wrapping up at Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls, and I had to leave home to...
July 21, 2015 - 5:39pm
July 15, 2015
VIDEO: Pluto probe survives encounter, phones home
July 15, 2015 - 8:33am
July 14, 2015
Humankind just visited Pluto for the first time - at least we hope so
With any luck, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft just made its closest pass by Pluto. At 7:49 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, the probe — which took...
July 14, 2015 - 3:03pm
Everything you need to know about Tuesday's Pluto encounter
After a nine-year journey, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is just hours away from its closest approach of Pluto on July 14. The event will be...
July 14, 2015 - 11:23am
June 23, 2015
VIDEO: NASA tracking sun's surface with Solar Dynamics Observatory
One-hundred and fifty million kilometers from the Sun, humans on Earth are getting a high-definition view of the brightest star in the sky. The...
June 23, 2015 - 2:51pm
March 31, 2015
On Friday, half a pair of twins leaves for a year in orbit. It's a chance to measure the effects on long-term space travel.
When Astronaut Scott Kelly volunteered to spend a year in space, he asked NASA scientists whether they'd take advantage of the near-perfect copy...
March 31, 2015 - 10:34am
March 27, 2015
NASA shifts to Plan B for its grab-an-asteroid mission
NASA has decided that instead of trying to pull in an entire small asteroid and whip it into orbit around the moon, it is going after a boulder from a larger asteroid and will try to redirect it. NASA associate administrator Robert Lightfoot announced Wednesday that this option...
March 27, 2015 - 2:21pm
January 26, 2015
Giant asteroid set to buzz Earth, poses no threat
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Jan 26 (Reuters) - An asteroid measuring about a third of a mile (half a kilometer) in diameter will make a relatively close,...
January 26, 2015 - 5:10pm
August 27, 2014
Watertown tech school gets $500,000 NASA grant
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium has been awarded $500,000 by NASA. The grant will be used by the consortium, located at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, to increase engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...
August 27, 2014 - 10:42pm