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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
May 13, 2016
Capitol group OKs Native American code talkers memorial
PIERRE (AP) — A proposed Pierre memorial to Native American wartime code talkers took a step closer to becoming a reality this week when the Capitol Complex Restoration and Beautification Commission unanimously approved the site and design for the monument. "I think this is long...
May 13, 2016 - 11:52am
May 11, 2016
City of Pierre paves way for $2 million solar panel project
PIERRE (AP) — The Pierre City Commission has paved the way for what officials say will be the biggest solar energy project in South Dakota. It also will be the first solar energy project for Missouri River Energy Services, which provides nearly half of the city's power. The city...
May 11, 2016 - 12:30pm
May 6, 2016
Free public tours of the Governor's Mansion start next month
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Governor's Mansion will begin its sixth season of free weekly tours next month. First lady Linda Daugaard says the governor's mansion belongs to the people of South Dakota, and she and Gov. Dennis Daugaard are happy to again open the home on...
May 6, 2016 - 6:34pm
May 2, 2016
Registration for 3-day Archaeology Camp opens Monday
PIERRE (AP) — Registration for the South Dakota State Historical Society's three-day Archaeology Camp opens Monday. Archaeology Camp is an active, outdoor experience located on an archaeological site near the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area, north of Fort Pierre. Students should...
May 2, 2016 - 12:36pm
Tax receipts on farm machinery fall in agriculture slowdown
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's sales tax collections on farm equipment have fallen from record highs in recent years as profits in the agriculture sector decline, a slide that has forced farmers to tighten budgets and caused sales slumps for machinery dealers. The U.S. Department...
May 2, 2016 - 12:30pm
April 26, 2016
Pierre once again to recommend Aerodynamics for air service
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre's City Commission has decided to once again recommend Aerodynamics Inc. to provide federally subsidized air service to South Dakota's capital city. Pierre officials have been unsatisfied with the current service provided by Great Lakes Airlines and have been...
April 26, 2016 - 1:03pm
April 22, 2016
Mitchell girls medley relay team takes first
PIERRE—The Mitchell High School girls medley earned a first-place finish at the Pierre track and field invitational on Friday in Pierre. The team recorded a time of 4 minutes, 34.6 seconds. Members of the girls winning medley relay team were Kyla Crago, Kristin Pistulka, Erin...
April 22, 2016 - 11:47pm
Sazue elected chairman of Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
PIERRE (AP) — Brandon Sazue has been elected chairman of South Dakota's Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. Tribal members held their general election on Thursday. KCCR-AM reports Sazue received 503 votes; Joseph Shields received 449. Sazue was chairman from 2008-2010, and again from 2012-2014....
April 22, 2016 - 12:22pm
April 21, 2016
South Dakota high court upholds teen's murder conviction
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Pierre teenager convicted of killing a classmate. Attorney General Marty Jackley announced the decision on Thursday. The lawyer for 19-year-old Braiden McCahren had argued that his client was been denied...
April 21, 2016 - 1:29pm
April 12, 2016
2 air carriers still in the running to serve Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — A task force in Pierre has narrowed the list of candidates to provide air service to the city. Bids under the Essential Air Service federal subsidy program were submitted by four carriers: Great Lakes Airlines, Aerodynamics Inc., Boutique Air and Key Lime Air. The...
April 12, 2016 - 11:58am
April 11, 2016
Pierre man pleads guilty to abusing baby last summer
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre man accused of abusing a baby has changed his plea to guilty and told a judge that the incident happened when he passed out drunk. KCCR radio reports that 25-year-old Darrell Custer pleaded guilty on Friday and remains free on bond until his May 31 sentencing....
April 11, 2016 - 1:30pm
Pierre woman sentenced for bizarre chase with law officers
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre woman arrested after a bizarre chase with law officers has been sentenced to five years in prison. Authorities say Alexis Cepak huffed a can of air duster during the March 2015 chase then bit officers who eventually stopped and arrested her. Cepak later pleaded...
April 11, 2016 - 1:27pm
March 24, 2016
No one hurt in Pierre crash involving Highway Patrol trooper
PIERRE (AP) — No one was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at a Pierre intersection involving a state Highway Patrol trooper. Authorities tell KCCR radio that an 85-year-old woman ran a red light on Tuesday afternoon and collided with a patrol squad car. Both vehicles suffered significant...
March 24, 2016 - 12:19pm
March 22, 2016
Daugaards hosting Easter egg hunt at governor's residence
PIERRE (AP) — Families looking for a place to hunt Easter eggs can set their sights on the South Dakota governor's residence in Pierre. Gov. Dennis Daugaard and first lady Linda Daugaard will host the 63rd Annual Elks Easter Egg Hunt on the residence lawn at 1 p.m. Sunday. Children...
March 22, 2016 - 10:41am
March 21, 2016
South Dakota DENR hosting environmental conference
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources is hosting an environmental and ground water quality conference in Pierre. The conference scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday will include exhibits and presentations covering subjects related to South...
March 21, 2016 - 11:55am