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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured in traffic stop
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
UPDATE: 5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash
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Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
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Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
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5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
Preview: Predators at Penguins
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
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
July 30, 2013
Rare Triceratops horn headed to SDSM&T
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Scientists from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology are getting a rare dinosaur brow horn. The 31-inch Triceratops horn is believed to be 65 million years old and was found by diggers in Nebraska working on a U.S. Forest Service project in the Thunder...
July 30, 2013 - 1:22pm
OPINION: Nazi experiment that never happened basis for 'legitimate rape' idea
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- I've written before about how the myth that rape rarely causes pregnancy, trotted out most famously by former Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, R, originates with a claim about a Nazi experiment in a 1972 essay by the obstetrician Fred Mecklenburg. Mecklenburg was married...
July 30, 2013 - 7:59am
July 26, 2013
ND, SD universities get bioprocessing grant
PIERRE (AP) -- Four universities in North Dakota and South Dakota have been awarded a $6 million grant to establish a research consortium that will study the use of a plant material to replace petrochemicals. The National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive...
July 26, 2013 - 12:09pm
July 23, 2013
Elk shot at Wind Cave park to retrieve radio collar
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A park official had to shoot and killed a cow elk at the Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to recover a malfunctioning radio collar, the U.S.
July 23, 2013 - 11:27am
July 13, 2013
Thune backs ag research bill
July 13, 2013 - 10:15am
July 3, 2013
2 research centers to launch at SD School of Mines
PIERRE (AP) -- Two new state-supported research centers will launch this year on the campus of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. The effort is in addition to a new South Dakota Research & Innovation Center, which was recently created to link university-based research and...
July 3, 2013 - 2:40pm
June 26, 2013
Group overseeing Sanford Lab getting new leader
LEAD (AP) -- A new leader has been named for the group that oversees an underground laboratory in western South Dakota where scientists are conducting complex experiments. Mike Headley on July 1 is replacing Ron Wheeler as executive director of the South Dakota Science and Technology...
June 26, 2013 - 3:01pm
SD universities embrace research agenda
PIERRE -- The budget requests for next year show how deeply research became part of the mission for South Dakota's public universities during the past decade. The millions of dollars sought for more faculty, staff, equipment, facilities, fellowships, student grants and legal...
June 26, 2013 - 9:09am
June 25, 2013
SD Mines new president tours Sanford Underground Lab
LEAD (AP) -- The new president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has gotten an up-close look at the Sanford Underground Research...
June 25, 2013 - 10:53am
June 18, 2013
Mitchell residents to chat live via video with physicists underground
Mitchell residents can connect live with scientists deep underground this week during an event hosted by the local Rotary Club. The Deep Science...
June 18, 2013 - 4:59am
June 4, 2013
Public meetings about proposed lab to be held
LEAD (AP) -- Federal officials will be in western South Dakota later this month to host informational meetings about the environmental impact...
June 4, 2013 - 7:22am
June 3, 2013
Discovery of 3 Triceratops skeletons give SD institute rare opportunity
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The recent discovery of three Triceratops fossils in Wyoming could include the most complete skeleton of the three-horned dinosaur to date. Until the discovery last month near Newcastle, Wyo., just west of South Dakota's Black Hills, only two relatively complete...
June 3, 2013 - 7:05am
May 28, 2013
State biologists begin white-tailed deer study
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is conducting a whitetailed deer fawn survival study to learn more about the deer population in southeastern South Dakota. Biologist Julie DeJong says the study involves capturing fawns in the spring in Lincoln and Turner...
May 28, 2013 - 11:58am
SDSU scientists documents rapid wetlands loss
BROOKINGS (AP) -- An expert on soil science at South Dakota State University says wetlands in eastern North Dakota and South Dakota are shrinking at a rapid pace. Professor Carol Johnston compared Department of Agriculture crop maps with wetland maps from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
May 28, 2013 - 7:43am
May 21, 2013
Sanford lab selected for nuclear reaction experiment
LEAD (AP) -- Scientists have selected the Sanford Lab in Lead as the site for an experiment that seeks to simulate nuclear reactions that take place within stars. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the Dual Ion Accelerator for Nuclear Astrophysics, or DIANA, will help scientists...
May 21, 2013 - 10:50am