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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
Tigers win season opener in Colorado
New faces abound for DWU men
Mitchell woman turns 80
Canova woman marks 85th birthday
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Marcellina C. Weiss
Paul Patrick Hohn
Ruth E. Baker
Mary Jo Wittstruck
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 27, 2016
SkyWest pilot suspected drunk, arrested in South Dakota
RAPID CITY (AP) — Police arrested the pilot of a SkyWest Airlines plane on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol Wednesday before the passenger jet could leave a South Dakota airport. Rapid City police were notified shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday that the pilot smelled...
22 hours 44 min ago
October 25, 2016
Habitat for Humanity to deconstruct Rapid City homes
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity says it plans to deconstruct several homes and buildings in Rapid City, rather than build them. Pennington County is donating a row of homes for the project, and Habitat for Humanity will tear down the structures to create...
October 25, 2016 - 10:49am
October 21, 2016
HUD accuses Rapid City landlord of discrimination
RAPID CITY (AP) — The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing a Rapid City apartment landlord of discrimination for allegedly favoring a male renter over a single woman and her teenage daughter. Landlord Amie Kelly faces an administrative charge of discrimination...
October 21, 2016 - 10:34am
October 20, 2016
Missouri homicide suspect waives extradition in South Dakota
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man charged in a fatal shooting in Missouri that authorities believe was prompted by road rage has waived extradition in South Dakota. Thirty-nine-year-old Christopher Taylor, of Independence, Missouri, was arrested Tuesday in Box Elder, South Dakota. He appeared...
October 20, 2016 - 8:30am
October 18, 2016
Defendant in child rape case wants statements thrown out
RAPID CITY (AP) — The lawyer for a Rapid City woman accused of raping a 4-year-old girl while baby-sitting a year ago is asking a judge to throw out statements the woman allegedly made to police and the girl's parents. Twenty-six-year-old Ashlee Goldsmith has pleaded not guilty...
October 18, 2016 - 10:37am
Large western South Dakota grass fire was human-caused
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say a prairie fire that burned 48 square miles in western South Dakota was human-caused. The Cottonwood Fire began Sunday afternoon east of Rapid City, in the Wall and Cottonwood areas. It scorched private land and part of the Buffalo Gap National Grassland....
October 18, 2016 - 8:26am
October 17, 2016
Ex-teacher's aide gets 6 months for exploiting student
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge has sentenced a 39-year-old former Rapid City High School teacher's aide to six months in jail for sexually exploiting a 15-year-old student. Michelle Felkey admitted to sending naked pictures of herself to the boy and arranging to pick him up for sex,...
October 17, 2016 - 10:37am
Rapid City to install bat houses within Rapid Creek Greenway
RAPID CITY (AP) — It won't happen in time for Halloween, but strollers along the Rapid Creek Greenway may be spotting more bats in the future. The Rapid City Urban Wildlife Committee is working with a bat expert and the city's Parks and Recreation Department to place three bat maternity...
October 17, 2016 - 10:36am
October 14, 2016
Missing Rapid City minimum-security inmate apprehended
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a minimum-security state prison inmate in Rapid City who had been placed on escape status. Corrections officials say 43-year-old Sam Quiver was allowed to leave the Rapid City Community Work Center on Thursday to search for a work release...
October 14, 2016 - 11:18am
October 11, 2016
Man to spend almost 25 years in prison for taking Minnesota minor for sexual purposes
RAPID CITY -- A California man who intended to take an underage Minnesota girl to California to engage in illegal sexual activity has been sentenced to spend almost 25 years in prison.Thomas Lee Richard, 50, of Eureka was caught after the girl got help from passersby while her and...
October 11, 2016 - 5:17pm
October 10, 2016
Rapid City facing financial problems after land deal
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Council is being pressured into making difficult financial decisions due to an agreement made with a land developer over a decade ago. According to the Rapid City Journal, the deal made to aid developers could have left 22 Rapid City homeowners to...
October 10, 2016 - 8:07am
October 7, 2016
Man sentenced to over 17 years for second-degree murder
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for his role in the death of a 30-year-old man. The 23-year-old Terry Goings III, of Pine Ridge, pleaded guilty in April to second-degree murder. Authorities say Goings was among a group of people...
October 7, 2016 - 10:49am
October 6, 2016
Prison inmate missing more than a month back in custody
RAPID CITY (AP) — A minimum-security state prison inmate who walked away from a community service job in Rapid City more than a month ago is back in custody. Thirty-six-year-old Michael Merrival went missing Aug. 23. Corrections officials say he was apprehended in Rapid City overnight....
October 6, 2016 - 11:20am
Students at moldy school to return to classes next week
RAPID CITY (AP) — Hundreds of Rapid City elementary students whose school was shut down last week after the discovery of mold are to return to classes on Tuesday. Black Hawk Elementary was shut down for inspection at the end of classes Sept. 30 after mold was found in an interior...
October 6, 2016 - 11:15am
October 5, 2016
School of Mines eyeing $20 million research facility
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has unveiled a plan for a $20 million research facility on the site of a former hotel in downtown Rapid City. The proposal is part of a $113 million package of projects that four state colleges have offered to expand...
October 5, 2016 - 11:27am