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Governmental transparency tops Daugaard’s agenda for final two years in office
Crushed vehicle leads to dismissal of vehicular homicide charge
Senate approves first Cabinet members, Mattis and Kelly
Winner $23 million hospital expansion ready for bid
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
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Area high school basketball roundup: Black Panthers bounce Scotland
Point guard duo paces DWU women
Lyman wins three duals at the Sioux Valley Quad
Brookings downs Marlin girls
Boys Hanson Classic: Jaguars, Huskies set for tough tests
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
Robert "Bob" Ryno
Dwayne D. Scott
Victor L. Sitting Crow
WOSTER: Afraid of the dark
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
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
December 19, 2016
Haakon County residents worried about nuclear waste project
PHILIP (AP) — A proposed federal effort to assess whether nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes is raising the ire of some Haakon County residents in western South Dakota. Two other prospective sites in North Dakota's Pierce County and South Dakota's Spink County were...
December 19, 2016 - 10:55am
December 15, 2016
Ranchers hurt by Cottonwood Fire to get some aid this week
PHILIP (AP) — The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and a charity in Philip are working together to help ranch families hurt by the devastating Cottonwood Fire west of Phillip in October. The human-caused prairie fire burned 64 square miles of grassland, killed nearly 300 cattle...
December 15, 2016 - 11:02am
December 9, 2016
Wild horse sale being moved after auction is harassed
PHILIP (AP) — The sale of hundreds of wild horses seized from a troubled sanctuary in north-central South Dakota is being moved after Philip Livestock Auction was allegedly harassed and threatened. Dewey County Sheriff Les Mayer made the announcement in a social media post and declined...
December 9, 2016 - 11:31am
April 24, 2016
Black Panthers, Cubs win Chamberlain Invitational
The Platte-Geddes girls track and field team won the Chamberlain Invitational on Saturday in Chamberlain with 126 points. The Black Panthers beat out second-place Philip (85) and third-place Chamberlain (84). Hallie Hallock won the shot put for Platte-Geddes with a throw of 37 feet,...
April 24, 2016 - 11:52pm
September 1, 2015
Man accused of harassing American Indian students cleared
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge has cleared a South Dakota man accused of harassing American Indian children with racial slurs and spilling beer...
September 1, 2015 - 11:15am
July 8, 2015
Early testimony given in alleged student harassment case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge has taken early testimony in the case of a Philip man accused of subjecting American Indian children to racial slurs and spraying them with beer at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City. Trace O'Connell's bench trial on a misdemeanor disorderly...
July 8, 2015 - 9:21am
May 29, 2015
Man accused of harassing kids at game won't get jail
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge has taken the possibility of jail time off the table for a Philip man accused of subjecting American Indian children to racial slurs and spraying them with beer at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City. The decision by Fourth Circuit Magistrate...
May 29, 2015 - 10:52am
March 19, 2015
Man pleads not guilty to charge from hockey game incident
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Philip man who authorities say spilled beer on and used racial slurs toward a group of Native American students in January at a Rapid City Rush hockey game has pleaded not guilty. Attorney Patrick Duffy entered the plea on Wednesday for 41-year-old Trace...
March 19, 2015 - 10:34am
March 18, 2015
Activists rally against reported harassment at hockey game
PHILIP (AP) — A group of protesters demanded an apology Tuesday from the city of Philip and a resident for his alleged role in an incident at a Rapid City Rush hockey game in January where Native American students were reportedly subjected to racial slurs and sprayed with beer. About...
March 18, 2015 - 4:27pm
May 26, 2014
Officials propose fees for Minuteman Missile Site near Philip
PHILIP (AP) — Guided tours at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in Philip may soon stop being free. The National Park Service has proposed a fee for the tours of the Delta-01 underground nuclear launch facility. The Rapid City Journal reports the Park Service has...
May 26, 2014 - 5:14pm
January 13, 2013
Philip tree farms agree to pay $170K in fraud case
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The owners of two tree farms linked to a Federal Crop Insurance Program fraud case have agreed to pay the federal government $170,000 to settle the case. The payment settled allegations Black Hills Tree Farm and Western Hills Tree Farm, both of Philip, cheated...
January 13, 2013 - 6:13pm
September 7, 2012
Area volleyball: Andes Central tops Jaguars
CORSICA -- The Andes Central volleyball team improved to 4-0 with a win over Corsica/Stickney in three sets Thursday in Corsica. Set scores...
September 7, 2012 - 12:10am
July 9, 2012
Blom, Fees to wed Aug. 18 in Corisca
Stephanie Blom and Zane Fees announce their engagement. Parents of their couple are Leroy and Jodi Blom, Corsica; and Donald and Carmen...
July 9, 2012 - 6:51pm
May 3, 2012
Philip student wins $20,000 Coca Cola scholarship
Sayde Slovek, a senior at Philip High School has been recognized as one of the country's most outstanding high school seniors by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and has been awarded at $20,000 scholarship for college. Slovek joined 252 high school seniors at the Coca-Cola Scholars...
May 3, 2012 - 12:05pm
December 28, 2011
Area sites chosen as best in health program
Parkston, Redfield, Wessington Springs, Winner, Wagner and Philip have been selected as Best Practice Model sites for the Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Program (REHPS) 2012. The REHPS program connects interdisciplinary groups of students enrolled in medical,...
December 28, 2011 - 7:41am