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Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
Bill O'Reilly breaks silence after Fox News ouster: 'I'm very confident the truth will come out'
ND native who died trying to rescue soldier in Texas creek escorted by law, fire officials to funeral site
Mitchell man incarcerated for selling drugs gets 3 more years for probation violation
Former Parkston football coach apologizes, receives 75 days in prison embezzlement
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
SHIPLEY: 'It' factor is no mystery, but the Wild need to find it
China's Shao Ting getting acclimated to Lynx and hoping to make roster
Vikings likely to select a guard earlier than usual in the draft
Former Vikings RB Adrian Peterson 'closing in' on contract with Saints
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Freidel Mimmack
Harold Theodore Tiede
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
March 27, 2017
Musical park to come to South Dakota town of Lead
LEAD (AP) — A soon-to-be-renovated park in the South Dakota town of Lead will include a feature available in only a few U.S. cities: outdoor musical instruments. The devices at Manuel Brothers Park will be large outdoor equivalents of common and not-so-common musical instruments....
March 27, 2017 - 11:27am
October 26, 2015
RV park worries Lead residents who remember 1994 landslide
LEAD (AP) — Some residents of Lead (leed) say a planned recreational vehicle park is in an area of unstable ground, and they worry it could have catastrophic effects. The planned park is adjacent to an area that was the site of a slow landslide in 1994 that threatened 30 homes...
October 26, 2015 - 2:46pm
September 9, 2015
State makes changes to Hilger's Gulch plan from public input
PIERRE (AP) — The state is remaking its proposal for changes at Hilger's Gulch park on the state Capitol grounds after hearing public input and opposition about the plan. The Bureau of Administration said Wednesday that Gov. Dennis Daugaard asked for changes to the park plan. Daugaard...
September 9, 2015 - 2:32pm
July 27, 2015
Sturgis City Council votes to allow beer sales in city park
STURGIS (AP) — The Sturgis City Council has reversed its previous decision and voted to allow a promoter to serve beer in a city park during this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The council denied the request from John Oakes, of Sturgis Racing and Entertainment, earlier this...
July 27, 2015 - 11:22am
May 8, 2015
Having a ball at John Paul II's Game Day
Students from John Paul II Elementary School enjoyed an afternoon at Patten Young Park on Thursday for the annual Game Day. Betty McNeil,...
May 8, 2015 - 2:09pm
May 6, 2015
2 Sioux Falls students charged with vandalizing high school
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities in Sioux Falls say two students vandalized a local high school early Wednesday morning, leading officials to delay classes and postpone an Advanced Placement exam. Addison Park and Alex Engel have both been charged with third-degree burglary and...
May 6, 2015 - 5:49pm
March 14, 2013
Plans for water park in Rapid City announced
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Rapid City will soon be home to a brand new vacation venue. The media reports that developers announced they plan to build a new 93,000-square-foot water park. Rapid City developer Robert Akers, Sr., announced that construction will begin this month on the five-story...
March 14, 2013 - 4:49pm
March 2, 2013
Choppers drive elk from Wind Cave to Custer
CUSTER (AP) -- Park officials are using a pair of helicopters to drive hundreds of elk from Wind Cave National Park into nearby Custer State Park. The drive is aimed at reducing the elk herd in Wind Cave, which numbers 900 to 950 animals. Officials would like the herd cut in...
March 2, 2013 - 4:10pm
January 14, 2013
Wind Cave park to reduce bloated elk herd
HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- Officials are considering herding elk out of Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to reduce a bloated herd. The park plans to reduce its elk herd by about 600 animals in the next two years to prevent overgrazing. Officials plan to use a helicopter...
January 14, 2013 - 7:47am
December 31, 2012
Grant awarded for development of new Blood Run state park
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Community Foundation is providing a $10,000 grant to help develop a new state park at the Blood Run National Historic Landmark near Sioux Falls. The grant goes to the South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation, which is working with the state Game,...
December 31, 2012 - 6:28am
September 18, 2012
Contest winnings help renovate Lake Andes park
LAKE ANDES -- From dilapidated to delightful, the Lake Andes City Park has made a stunning transformation thanks to an online contest, a grant...
September 18, 2012 - 5:59am
September 5, 2012
Blood Run, future state park, to hold guided hikes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Blood Run, a national historic landmark set to become South Dakota's first new state park in more than 50 years, is hosting two guided hikes this month. The picturesque acreage along the Big Sioux River was used by thousands of Oneota Indians into the early 1700s,...
September 5, 2012 - 10:42am
August 29, 2012
Bella's Butterfly Garden Tribute to be built for crash victim
Bella Morgan will be remembered in a Mitchell park as long as people watch butterflies dance on air. The Mitchell Park and Recreation Board has...
August 29, 2012 - 5:17am
May 24, 2012
Plan to rename park for Iszabella Morgan hits snag
Mitchell's Northridge Park appeared to be a good candidate to memorialize Iszabella "Bella" Morgan, especially since the existing name was apparently...
May 24, 2012 - 6:22am
May 23, 2012
OUR VIEW: Park renaming a good memorial for 'Bella' Morgan
We're pleased to hear that the Mitchell City Council is considering renaming Northridge Park in honor of Iszabella Morgan, the 9-year-old girl...
May 23, 2012 - 9:46am