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Report: South Dakota tourism draws record number of visitors
Organized retail crime becomes an issue in South Dakota
2 teenagers charged in Rapid City gas station clerk stabbing
Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
Cannon Ball residents ask pipeline protesters to leave
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
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Offensive outburst helps Golden Eagles over TDA
Area high school basketball: Poyer leads Blackhawks to 281 Conference tourney title
Nighthawks top Golden Eagle girls
Comeback kid: Havlik competing for Augustana
Kernel wrestlers take down Tigers
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Helen Rose Bame
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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