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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
School board approves new SD-based bus company for district
Take two on Main Street restoration plan
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Defenders sweep DWU baseball
Kernels grind out pair of dual victories
Tiger men's golf in third heading to GPAC final round
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Marilyn Jean Small
Hilda Ann Thome
Harold T. Tiede
Mary Freidel Mimmack
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
March 10, 2017
State prison inmate gets another 100 years for child rape
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man serving 15 years in the South Dakota Penitentiary for a child sex crime has been sentenced to another 100 years for molesting two other children. Forty-year-old Michael Slaughter had earlier pleaded guilty to first-degree rape counts. Authorities say he molested...
March 10, 2017 - 12:43pm
Rapid City police arrest man in woman's death
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man in the death of a woman at a motel. Police arrested the suspect Thursday on suspicion of first-degree murder and aggravated assault.
March 10, 2017 - 12:37pm
March 9, 2017
Rapid City police ID potential suspects in woman's death
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say a 30-year-old woman is the victim of an apparent homicide. Police say they discovered the body of Deziree Martinez, of Rapid City, after responding to a report at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. No further details have been released. The investigation...
March 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
2 plead not guilty in death of convenience store clerk
RAPID CITY (AP) — Two people accused of stabbing a Rapid City conveniences store clerk to death during a robbery in January have pleaded not guilty. The Rapid City Journal reports that 17-year-old Carlos Quevedo is charged as an adult with first- and second-degree murder and first-degree...
March 9, 2017 - 12:11pm
March 8, 2017
Rapid City police investigate motel homicide
RAPID CITY (AP) — Police are investigating a homicide at a motel in Rapid City. The Rapid City Journal reports Assistant Police Chief Don Hedrick said officers were called to the Price Motel Wednesday morning on a report of an "unconscious subject." Hedrick says there were clear...
March 8, 2017 - 2:22pm
March 6, 2017
White supremacist posters appear at 2 South Dakota colleges
RAPID CITY (AP) — White supremacist posters have been appearing at Black Hills State University and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, drawing criticism from school officials. The posters are part of a national recruitment campaign by a group called Identity Evropa,...
March 6, 2017 - 11:45am
March 5, 2017
Man pleads guilty to failing help boy who died of abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to failing to help an abused boy, then concealing his death from authorities. Forty-four-year-old Mitchell Wisecarver admitted in federal court Friday that he knew his wife, Lori Wisecarver, had been physically abusing 2-year-old...
March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
February 27, 2017
Traxler: Combined wrestling tournament should be here to stay
For a second straight year, wrestling fans in the state of South Dakota enjoyed the buffet that is eight mats of prep wrestling all under one roof. And for a second straight year, there was proof that the tournament should never go back to any other format.
February 27, 2017 - 10:55pm
Report: Hotel near Mount Rushmore faces more problems
RAPID CITY (AP) — The owner of a hotel near Mount Rushmore has bigger problems than just a potential shutdown of his septic system by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a report published Sunday.
February 27, 2017 - 11:51am
Ellsworth officials ready if base closures become reality
RAPID CITY (AP) — Supporters of the Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City say the facility is in good position should it need to survive another round of base closures. U.S. Democratic Rep. Adam Smith, of Washington, introduced a bill in January seeking to convene a new Base...
February 27, 2017 - 11:48am
February 21, 2017
Up to 23 years in prison possible in investor fraud case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A former Rapid City investment adviser faces up to 23 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to defrauding clients of more than $4 million and evading income taxes. Mike Lundy admitted to convincing clients to put money in a fake investment company, then...
February 21, 2017 - 9:13am
February 20, 2017
Hundreds rally in Rapid City against, for President Trump
RAPID CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people turned out in Rapid City to both oppose Donald Trump on Presidents Day and also to support the new Republican president. A larger anti-Trump faction stood on a street corner Monday as part of a "Not My President" protest, similar to other demonstrations...
February 20, 2017 - 6:41pm
Rapid City police could have body cameras by next summer
RAPID CITY (AP) — Officers with the Rapid City Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff's Office could be outfitted by body cameras by next summer. The two agencies applied last week for a U.S. Department of Justice grant that would help pay for the video recording tools....
February 20, 2017 - 8:35am
February 17, 2017
Firefighters make progress on Custer State Park fire
RAPID CITY (AP) — Fire officials say progress is being made to contain a wildfire in Custer State Park in South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reports the Great Plains Information cooperative says the 24-acre wildfire was reported around midnight Thursday just north of Center Lake....
February 17, 2017 - 11:34am
February 15, 2017
Mother accused of kidnapping 2 daughters avoids jail time
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota woman accused of kidnapping her two daughters has avoided jail after her attorney asked for downgraded charges. Twenty-two-year-old Alissa Hayes, of Rapid City, was originally charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping after police say she...
February 15, 2017 - 1:50pm