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Supreme Court snubs challenge to death penalty constitutionality
After Google grounds drone project, Facebook ramps up flights
After the Note 7 crisis, Samsung won't debut its next phone until March
Probe into wrong Oscar winner announcement deepens
South Dakota State student stabbed, suspect injured
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
Kindred students take on service project to celebrate National FFA Week
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
Max takes third for Kernels
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
George Bollock, Jr.
Donald James Fredrichs
Dorothy A. Heibel
Beverly Ann Feenstra
David G. Hamilton
MERCER: Special law wanted on pipeline protests
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
June 16, 2015
Officials: Use trails in Badlands National Park
INTERIOR (AP) — Officials at Badlands National Park are urging visitors to use the park's trails following a cave-in that injured several members...
June 16, 2015 - 11:48am
June 5, 2015
New technology could put an end to drunken driving, federal officials say
WASHINGTON — A technological breakthrough that could virtually eliminate the drunken driving that kills 10,000 Americans each year was announced Thursday by federal officials, who said it could begin appearing in cars in five years. The new equipment won't require a driver to...
June 5, 2015 - 2:05pm
June 1, 2015
Crashes, fatalities in SD highways down over the year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The number of crash and fatalities recorded this year in South Dakota highways has significantly declined compared to the same period in 2014. The Argus Leader reports the state in 2015 has seen 32 highway crashes and 34 fatalities, down from 50 crashes and...
June 1, 2015 - 11:00am
May 29, 2015
U.S. swimming pools ban long breath-holding after deaths
A U.S. Navy SEAL hopeful and his friend, an off-duty lifeguard, were barreling through underwater drills in a pool just 3.5 feet (1 meter) deep....
May 29, 2015 - 1:46pm
Some plastic teething toys may have hormone-altering chemicals
Some plastic teething toys used by infants might contain chemicals that could interfere with the production of hormones needed for normal growth...
May 29, 2015 - 1:41pm
April 20, 2015
Trucking group urges government to move on speed limiters
DETROIT (AP) — The nation's largest trucking industry group wants the government to get moving on a rule requiring speed-limiters on big rigs. The American Trucking Associations proposed the limiters in 2006, but the rule has been stuck in the government bureaucracy. The group...
April 20, 2015 - 4:31pm
January 28, 2015
Bicycle safety legislation again stalls in House committee
PIERRE (AP) — State lawmakers want to make bicycling safer in South Dakota, but they're having trouble figuring out how exactly to do it. The...
January 28, 2015 - 3:00pm
January 18, 2015
Deadwood revamping monuments to better accommodate selfies
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Snapping selfies in front of Deadwood Monument markers is about to become less of a gamble. The Deadwood City Commission...
January 18, 2015 - 7:45pm
October 21, 2014
Dangerous Sioux Falls intersection being studied
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Traffic engineers and police are studying a Sioux Falls intersection just west of Interstate 29 where two people died in a crash last week. The Argus Leader reports that the study actually began a week before Friday's fatal crash. The area around the intersection...
October 21, 2014 - 4:19pm
October 13, 2014
Tribal leaders to discuss transportation safety
WATERTOWN (AP) — Leaders from South Dakota's nine Native American tribes will gather with state officials this week to discuss transportation safety on reservations. The 5th annual Tribal Transportation Safety Summit will bring together tribal officials to discuss effective...
October 13, 2014 - 11:10pm
October 2, 2014
Rapid City event to offer tool to help recover lost kids
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota parents can get help in putting together a kit of information about their children that could be used to identify them should they ever go missing. The South Dakota Child Identification Program will collect information for the kits Saturday at...
October 2, 2014 - 8:02am
August 29, 2014
WOSTER: No helmet? That's crazy!
My hair is thinning, it's kind of fine and it's totally unruly, so when I wear a cap or hat or bicycle helmet, it creates the kinds of patterns...
August 29, 2014 - 3:56pm
August 18, 2014
Sioux Falls street safety effort prompts warnings
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police issued warnings to about two dozen people each day during the first week of a campaign to enhance safety on city streets. The push to change behavior was prompted by a summer of fatal accidents involving motorists, pedestrians and cyclists....
August 18, 2014 - 7:49am
July 30, 2014
Effort aims for no fatalities on I-90, I-94
PIERRE (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in the Dakotas are joining counterparts in 13 other states in a four-day interstate enforcement campaign on Interstates 90 and 94. The I-90/94 Challenge has a goal of zero fatalities and half the typical number of crashes on the interstates...
July 30, 2014 - 3:05pm
July 16, 2014
Report: Dakotans are deadly on their roads
Several Northern Plains states — including the Dakotas — are among the highest in the nation for most traffic deaths per miles driven, according to a new report. A new study conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute found North Dakota, South...
July 16, 2014 - 6:59am