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Fifth-graders volunteer with Love Feast, learn value of giving
Core board searching to fill top positions
Grammy-winning artist returns to Palace after 2006 visit
15th annual Community Christmas Dinner planned
Seven trains a 'pretty fair' start for Presho-Chamberlain rail line
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Lila J. Steiber
The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
A different future for Health care
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
September 28, 2016
Rapid City police work to improve race relations in city
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Police Department is taking several steps to try to improve relations with the city's Native American community. By November, everyone on the force is to have undergone cultural training. The department also is exploring ways to recruit Native Americans...
September 28, 2016 - 12:01pm
September 27, 2016
School of Mines engineering program getting big grant
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is getting a big boost for a program that aims to attract, retain and graduate more women and other underrepresented students in engineering. The school has been awarded more than $1.1 million from the National Science...
September 27, 2016 - 11:17am
September 26, 2016
Legion Lake improvements to bring better access, fishing
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota state park lake is expected to have better access and improved fishing habitat after a shoreline rebuilding project is completed. South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks officials began decreasing the water level in the 9.2-acre Legion Lake in the northern...
September 26, 2016 - 11:10am
Man who posed as pimp during sex sting sentenced to prison
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man who toyed with agents by posing as a pimp during a sex sting operation at the 2014 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has been sentenced to two years in prison. Authorities say Timithy Fielding, 52, knew he was communicating with law enforcement officers when he responded...
September 26, 2016 - 11:00am
September 24, 2016
Rapid City short-term rental rules earn another approval
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Despite some public opposition, a group of Rapid City officials has given preliminary approval to a set of regulations for the growing cottage industry of home sharing. The Rapid City Planning Commission on Thursday approved the proposed regulations for services...
September 24, 2016 - 10:20am
September 16, 2016
Man tackled by rodeo clown ordered to pay $100 fine
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man who was tackled by a rodeo clown after he ran into the ring during an event in Rapid City has been fined $100. The Rapid City Journal reports that 35-year-old Edward Mashburn, of Quinn, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. He was also ordered to pay $66...
September 16, 2016 - 5:46pm
National park in South Dakota seeks hunters to curb elk herd
RAPID CITY (AP) — A national park about 50 miles south of Rapid City is seeking volunteers to hunt its elk herd in an effort to reduce the population and combat a deadly disease. The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department and the National Park Service have teamed up to reduce...
September 16, 2016 - 12:01pm
September 14, 2016
Feds to close Indian Health Service hospital's ER
The emergency room at the Indian Health Services hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota, will close indefinitely, the federal government announced Tuesday, a move that some tribal officials say will threaten lives. The Sioux San Hospital emergency department is set to be closed on Sept....
September 14, 2016 - 10:52am
Rapid City event to offer tool to help recover lost kids
RAPID CITY (AP) — A group of volunteers will be at a Rapid City mall this weekend to encourage parents to register their children in a comprehensive child identification program. The South Dakota Child Identification Program will collect information to register children at the Rushmore...
September 14, 2016 - 10:50am
September 12, 2016
Ruling in 2013 storm-related case prompts policy reviews
RAPID CITY (AP) — Some ranchers are revisiting their insurance policies following a South Dakota Supreme Court ruling that allows a family in Quinn to collect insurance for cattle that drowned during a blizzard in 2013. The unanimous ruling issued in July has prompted scrutiny from...
September 12, 2016 - 11:35am
Daugaard accepting nominations for Rapid City district
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is accepting nominations from the public to fill a vacancy in the state House, following the death of a lawmaker. Daugaard will appoint the person who will finish the term of Rep. Dan Dryden, who died Aug. 30. Daugaard's appointee...
September 12, 2016 - 11:31am
Boy, 16, dies in Pennington County; alcohol may be factor
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy at a home in Pennington County. The sheriff's office says deputies and a medical unit were sent to the home early Saturday on a report of a teenager who was not breathing. Authorities arrived and determined...
September 12, 2016 - 11:16am
September 9, 2016
Man charged with murder in death of Hill City woman
RAPID CITY (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in western South Dakota say a man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman who reportedly was the victim of a domestic assault. The Pennington County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said 41-year-old Hill City resident...
September 9, 2016 - 12:06pm
Man accused of role in murder-for-hire wants trial moved
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man accused of being an accessory in the alleged murder-for-hire of a Rapid City woman last year wants his trial held outside of the city. The attorney for 25-year-old Michael Frye is seeking a change of venue in the case, due to extensive news coverage in Rapid...
September 9, 2016 - 11:56am
September 8, 2016
Rapid City shelter gets boost from city but still at risk
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Council has approved a 2017 city budget that includes a quarter of a million dollars for a homeless shelter Mayor Steve Allender says is in danger of closing. The mayor says the Cornerstone Rescue Mission is facing a loss of large grants from the...
September 8, 2016 - 11:25am