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Forest Service: Closure order for Crow Peak area lifted
Sioux Falls mayor advances building after council rejection
New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
A boost with heart in mind: SDHSAA foundation provides AEDs to schools in need
Tigers to open football season with rare Friday game
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Ima Gene Toland
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
July 7, 2016
Rapid City intersection to reopen after water main repairs
RAPID CITY (AP) — Officials say an intersection in Rapid City is slated to reopen after unknown problems caused water main breaks in the city. The Rapid City Journal reports reports the intersection at Dakota Drive and West Main Street is expected to open on Thursday. Homes, businesses...
July 7, 2016 - 8:49am
Police don't suspect foul play in Rapid City infant death
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say don't suspect foul play in the death of infant that was found behind a Rapid City motel. Rapid City police...
July 7, 2016 - 8:38am
July 6, 2016
Infant's body found wrapped in cloth behind Rapid City motel
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of infant that was found behind a Rapid City motel. Police say a witness informed officers on Sunday morning that a female had a miscarriage and was going to "dispose" of baby's body. Police made contact with the mother who...
July 6, 2016 - 11:35am
July 5, 2016
Police arrest suspect in Rapid City casino robbery
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police say an arrest has been made following an armed robbery at a casino in town. Police say Uncle Sam's Casino was robbed at gunpoint early Monday afternoon. Police say two males entered the casino with a gun and demanded money from the clerk. They...
July 5, 2016 - 12:24pm
4 people injured this year by bison at Custer State Park
RAPID CITY (AP) — Bison have injured four people in Custer State Park this year, despite warnings that the animals are dangerous and shouldn't be approached, park official say. The attacks have come after a five-year stretch of no such incidents, said Gary Brundige, the park's resource...
July 5, 2016 - 12:19pm
Driver in fatal crash pleads guilty to vehicular homicide
RAPID CITY (AP) — The driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal crash on a Pennington County road south of Rapid City has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide. The Rapid City Journal reports 20-year-old Jacobi Branich is accused of driving drunk on April 12 and losing control of his...
July 5, 2016 - 12:17pm
Wildlife officials hosting Outdoor University in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Children and families wanting to get a taste of fishing, canoeing, kayaking, archery and other outdoors activities can get their chance in Rapid City next weekend. The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department is hosting its annual Outdoor University July 9 at...
July 5, 2016 - 12:04pm
July 5 brings people to Humane Society looking for lost pets
RAPID CITY (AP) — Independence day brings festivities, fireworks and fun to some, but pets may not necessarily enjoy the noise. The Humane Society of the Black Hills tells KELO-TV that July 5 is usually the busiest day of the year with people looking to reclaim their pet that ran...
July 5, 2016 - 11:47am
June 30, 2016
Rapid City slaying suspect extradited from Colorado
RAPID CITY (AP) — The suspect in a fatal shooting in Rapid City has been extradited from Colorado and awaits a July 12 court hearing. Thirty-three-year-old Mark Heinen is accused of shooting 23-year-old Kiawe (kee-AH'-vee) Walker during a drug deal on June 17. Heinen was apprehended...
June 30, 2016 - 11:22am
June 29, 2016
150 South Dakota Army National Guard soldiers return home
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Army National Guard says 150 soldiers are returning home after a 10-month deployment to Kuwait. A welcome home ceremony for the Guard's Rapid City- and Wagner-based 155th Engineer Company is scheduled for Saturday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center....
June 29, 2016 - 10:29am
June 28, 2016
Fatal Rapid City shooting happened during alleged drug deal
RAPID CITY (AP) — Court documents indicate a fatal shooting in Rapid City earlier this month happened during a drug deal. Thirty-three-year-old Mark Heinen is accused of shooting 23-year-old Kiawe (kee-AH'-vee) Walker on June 17. The Rapid City Journal reports that a police report...
June 28, 2016 - 11:36am
June 27, 2016
Man restores Rapid City building in honor of family's legacy
RAPID CITY (AP) — A familiar brick building situated between east and west Rapid City is set to be transformed into a retail and office space. The building emblazoned with the name "Lindstrom's" was originally an electrical power plant and most recently a gold manufacturing company,...
June 27, 2016 - 12:37pm
June 24, 2016
Former area couple celebrate 50 years
RAPID CITY—Ronald and Beverly Krier, Rapid City, formerly of Emery, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, June 28. Their children request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 6421 Sahalee Court, Rapid City, S.D., 57702.
June 24, 2016 - 12:50pm
June 23, 2016
Bystander shoots at Rapid City robbery suspects as they flee
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are searching for two suspects who robbed a Rapid City store and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash after getting shot at as they fled. Rapid City police say two men used a gun Wednesday night to demand money from the store's cash register....
June 23, 2016 - 4:34pm
June 22, 2016
Pennington County commissioner reprimanded for bullying
RAPID CITY (AP) — Four Pennington County commissioners have publicly reprimanded a fellow board member for allegedly bullying and harassing Planning Department staff. The decision to suspend George Ferebee was made Tuesday in closed session. Commissioners said Ferebee had a conflict...
June 22, 2016 - 11:56am