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Woonsocket school eyeing elementary expansion
Area honey production appears to hold on despite drought
Davison Co. to consider adopting $13.39M budget
Rain before harvest
Two injured in crash near Parkston
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Dome thriller: DWU holds off Hastings
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
LaVern "Pappy" Leftwich
Lori Jean Will
Laura Jean Haiar
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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 cycl...
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