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Gene Cernan, last person to walk on the moon, dies at 82
Canada's Trudeau faces ethics probe over Bahamas trip
MLK's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'
Country star Lee Greenwood says singers may regret turning down inauguration performances
Security grid for inauguration means thousands of police, street closures
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
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
Mitchell scores season-best but finishes second at Huron
Saturday's prep basketball roundup: McCook Central/Montrose rallies to beat Webster Area
Kernels' Havlik wins Opbroek Invite title
Turnovers hurt MCS girls at Madison
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
Diana L. Caldwell
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
LARSON-SHIELDS: Why an audiologist and why do my hearing aids cost so much?
ROZUM: Week one report
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
November 3, 2016
Rushing attack, defensive pressure, key for No. 1 Kernels
Twenty-one days ago, the Mitchell High School football team spotted itself a 42-0 halftime lead over the Pierre Governors and cruised to an easy...
November 3, 2016 - 11:19pm
November 1, 2016
Pierre pulls playoff upset of top seed Kernels
The Mitchell High School volleyball team learned exactly how hard it is to defeat a team for a third time in a season Tuesday night. The top-seeded...
November 1, 2016 - 11:42pm
October 26, 2016
Kernels are top seed in District 3AA volleyball tournament
The Mitchell High School volleyball team will have a home-court advantage for the District 3AA volleyball tournament, which starts Tuesday. The...
October 26, 2016 - 10:48pm
South Dakota woman accused of beating daughter to death
PIERRE (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota woman could face life in prison for allegedly beating her five-year-old daughter to death. Officials say 25-year-old Desarae Makes Him First has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, assault...
October 26, 2016 - 10:58am
October 24, 2016
Kernels dispatch Pierre in three sets
If the goal is to finish with a flourish, the Mitchell High School volleyball team did just that on Monday. The No. 4-ranked Kernels earned a...
October 24, 2016 - 11:22pm
October 21, 2016
Just another day in the old neighborhood
As I drove past the governor’s residence in my old Pierre neighborhood the other afternoon, I saw at the corner of Washington and Capitol a...
October 21, 2016 - 5:26pm
October 14, 2016
No. 2 Kernels dominate Govs
The Mitchell High School football team kept the pedal to the floor on Friday night. Constantly winning the battle at the line of scrimmage, the...
October 14, 2016 - 11:22pm
October 13, 2016
Officials resolve dispute over Goat Island in Missouri River
PIERRE (AP) — State and federal officials have resolved a dispute over an island in the Missouri River on the Nebraska-South Dakota border, offering a potential boost to recreational opportunities for visitors. South Dakota officials said Wednesday that the National Park Service...
October 13, 2016 - 11:36am
October 7, 2016
Groups spar over contributions to amendment campaign
PIERRE (AP) — A nonprofit funding a ballot measure campaign to establish nonpartisan elections is denouncing allegations that the group ran afoul of state campaign finance law. Amendment V opponents say outside groups TakeItBack.Org, of Sioux Falls, and New York-based Open Primaries...
October 7, 2016 - 10:47am
October 6, 2016
South Dakota governor appoints new state circuit court judge
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed state Education Department attorney Bobbi Rank to a state circuit court judgeship. Rank will move from Pierre to Winner and succeed Sixth Circuit Judge Kathleen Trandahl, who is retiring this week. Rank grew up on her family's ranch...
October 6, 2016 - 11:23am
September 29, 2016
Pierre teen detained after allegedly bringing gun to school
PIERRE (AP) — A 15-year-old boy is facing charges in juvenile court after authorities say he brought a handgun to school in Pierre. The student was detained at T.F. Riggs High School on Wednesday afternoon without incident, after another student alerted school personnel, Police...
September 29, 2016 - 11:28am
September 27, 2016
Largest solar farm in South Dakota to start generating power
PIERRE (AP) — The largest solar farm in South Dakota is gearing up to start producing electricity. Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the 9-acre, $2 million solar farm at the Pierre airport, after about two months of construction. It will provide enough power for...
September 27, 2016 - 11:56am
September 26, 2016
Daugaard appoints former lawmaker to vacant House seat
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed attorney and former state Rep. David Lust of Rapid City to a vacant seat in the state House. Lust will succeed Rep. Dan Dryden, who died last month. Dryden's current term representing District 34 began in January 2015 and ends early...
September 26, 2016 - 11:15am
Board approves money for 6 South Dakota solid waste projects
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved more than $860,000 for six solid waste management projects, most of which will go toward construction of a large regional landfill. The board approved $788,000 for the Northwest South Dakota Regional...
September 26, 2016 - 11:06am
Office seeks public comment on historic preservation needs
PIERRE (AP) — The State Historic Preservation Office is looking for public comment on South Dakota's preservation needs and projects. The office is asking which properties or areas need to be inventoried and which should be considered for nomination to the National Register of Historic...
September 26, 2016 - 11:04am