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26-year-old man dies near Canistota when vehicle drifts over center line
87-year-old woman dies in crash near Platte
Trial planned for Dallas man injured in explosion, allegedly threatened VA hospitals
Mayor: Veto possible on council’s recycling decision
Retirement system bills clear House
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
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
Undefeated Nighthawks soaking up success
Parkston wins home tournament
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
Ted E. Schmidt
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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
Mayor: Veto possible on council’s recycling decision
September 26, 2016
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
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
PIERRE—It was a hard road to Pierre on Saturday for the Mitchell Kernels volleyball team. But once they got there, the Kernels took care of business. After overcoming some bus troubles on the road, Mitchell won its Eastern South Dakota Conference match with the Governors in...
September 26, 2016 - 12:43am
September 20, 2016
Man accused of altering opioid prescription gets probation
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of altering his prescription for opioids has been sentenced to one year of probation. U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has sentenced 42-year-old Fort Thompson resident Bryce Damon Drapeau. He pleaded guilty in June to one count of false...
September 20, 2016 - 10:49am
September 7, 2016
Pierre awards bid for $2M airport fire and rescue station
PIERRE (AP) — The Pierre City Commission has approved a nearly $2 million bid for construction of a new fire and rescue station at the city's airport. KCCR radio reports that the bid was awarded to a local contractor on Tuesday night. The existing station is in need of repair, and...
September 7, 2016 - 12:08pm
August 26, 2016
Work underway on 10-acre solar energy farm in Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Work has begun in Pierre on what is expected to be the biggest solar energy project in South Dakota. The 10-acre solar farm at the Pierre airport will have 11 rows of 500-foot-long solar panels, and two rows of 400-foot-long panels. It will generate 1 megawatt of power,...
August 26, 2016 - 11:19am
August 25, 2016
Fire displaces residents of Pierre apartment building
PIERRE (AP) — Fire has displaced about a dozen residents at a Pierre motel building that's used for apartments. KCCR radio reports that the blaze at the State Motel building broke out about 5 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters had it under control within minutes, but several apartments...
August 25, 2016 - 11:40am
August 24, 2016
Multimillion-dollar cancer center planned for Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Avera Health plans to build a cancer center in Pierre, funded largely by a multimillion-dollar grant from a charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley. The trust is donating $7.5 million toward the building and will match...
August 24, 2016 - 11:11am
August 23, 2016
Foes: South Dakota ballot measure circumvents right-to-work
PIERRE (AP) — A coalition of business groups recently launched a campaign against a labor-backed ballot measure going before voters in November, arguing that the plan would allow unions to circumvent South Dakota's right-to-work law. Supporters of Initiated Measure 23, which would...
August 23, 2016 - 11:17am
August 20, 2016
GF&P, Pierre police ask for public's help fighting vandalism
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre police and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are asking people who see someone damaging public property to alert authorities. The agencies are working together to deter unlawful acts after a recent uptick in littering and vandalism on the Pierre waterfront....
August 20, 2016 - 10:09am
August 19, 2016
South Dakota commission proposes fishing tournament fees
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission might introduce fishing tournament fees to help recoup state costs associated with the events. The Game, Fish and Parks Department must process tournament applications and also handle some field work, such as law enforcement,...
August 19, 2016 - 11:32am
August 17, 2016
Pierre starts work on last 2011 flood-related repair project
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre is starting work on the last major project in the city's recovery from Missouri River flooding in 2011. Commissioners on Tuesday awarded a bid for repairs to a park amphitheater parking lot. The project funded by a federal grant will restore the lot to its pre-flood...
August 17, 2016 - 11:37am
Lawmakers studying drug abuse prevention to meet at Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — A group of lawmakers looking at how to prevent drug abuse in South Dakota is meeting at the state Capitol. The Substance Abuse Prevention Interim Study Committee meets Wednesday. The committee is hearing from former U.S. attorney from North Dakota Timothy Purdon. Purdon...
August 17, 2016 - 11:33am
August 16, 2016
Aerodynamics Inc. makes inaugural flight out of Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Aerodynamics Inc. has begun flights between South Dakota's capital city and Denver after a rocky two-year process, pleasing both city and state leaders. "I know (first lady) Linda and I will be flying out of Pierre again," Gov. Dennis Daugaard said during a Monday...
August 16, 2016 - 12:14pm
Men convicted in reservation metal bar assault lose appeals
PIERRE (AP) — Two men convicted of assaulting another man on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation with a metal bar have lost their appeals to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Authorities say Wesley Running Shield and Michael Alford in June 2014 used the metal bar to break the...
August 16, 2016 - 12:13pm
Court declines to send Constitution Party hopefuls to voters
PIERRE (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to order the Secretary of State to put two Constitution Party candidates on the November ballot. KELO-TV reports that U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Monday denied an injunction from Libertarian Party chairman Ken Santema...
August 16, 2016 - 12:03pm