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Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
SpaceX to send first paying tourists around moon next year
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
Traxler: Combined wrestling tournament should be here to stay
Golden Eagle boys top Tigers
Area high school basketball roundup: Beavers hold off Ethan in playoff opener
Cavanaugh has been a bright spot for Kernels
Aberdeen halts Kernel girls in playoff opener
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
Berneice Agnes (Puetz) Feiner
Louise A. Metcalf
George Bollock, Jr.
DAUGAARD: An unglamorous, necessary undertaking
MISKIMINS: To Mitchell, with love: Miskimins signing off
HAGEN: More is better: USA Today content coming to Daily Republic
MERCER: Special law wanted on pipeline protests
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
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
February 24, 2017
Soccer-playing bumblebees get goal-scoring buzz
Scientists in London are training bumblebees to 'score' goals by moving a mini ball to a target, demonstrating unprecedented learning abilities....
February 24, 2017 - 12:06pm
February 23, 2017
South Dakota panel votes to reject alternative science bill
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have allowed science teachers to discuss strengths and weaknesses of evolutionary and climate change theories. The House Education Committee Wednesday defeated a do pass vote and approved sending the bill to the...
February 23, 2017 - 11:24am
February 22, 2017
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for...
February 22, 2017 - 4:12pm
February 16, 2017
LETTER: SB 55 is about religion, not science
To the Editor: The proposed Senate legislation known as SB 55 is not about improving the teaching of science in South Dakota schools, as its...
February 16, 2017 - 5:30pm
Sudden reversal in Antarctic sea ice complicates argument by climate-change doubters
In recent years, one of climate change doubters' favorite arguments has involved the floating sea ice around Antarctica. It's growing, they...
February 16, 2017 - 3:56pm
February 13, 2017
Not even the world's deepest ocean trenches are free of pollution, scientists discover
Scientists have discovered the presence of chemical pollutants in some of the ocean's deepest trenches, previously thought to be nearly untouched by human influence. In fact, they've found levels of contamination in some marine organisms living there that rival some of the most polluted...
February 13, 2017 - 12:31pm
February 9, 2017
Northern State gets initial green light for science building from lawmakers
PIERRE — The Legislature's budget panel gave its crucial blessing Thursday to Northern State University constructing a science center paid...
February 9, 2017 - 2:58pm
February 5, 2017
Lawmakers to take up bills on lobbying, guns at the Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are set to consider measures on abortion, lobbying restrictions and allowing concealed pistols in...
February 5, 2017 - 4:47pm
January 27, 2017
South Dakota lawmakers approve scientific bill
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota parents and educators are concerned that an bill approved this week could bring nonscientific theories into science classes. State lawmakers approved a bill on Wednesday that would "protect the teaching of certain scientific information in classrooms,"...
January 27, 2017 - 4:28pm
January 26, 2017
Government scientists go 'rogue' in defiance of Trump
Employees from more than a dozen U.S. government agencies have established a network of unofficial "rogue" Twitter feeds in defiance of what...
January 26, 2017 - 9:35am
January 25, 2017
Teaching science divides state Senate
PIERRE – A majority of South Dakota senators favor more flexibility in teaching science in public schools. Senate Bill 55 received support...
January 25, 2017 - 4:49pm
January 17, 2017
Trump's hairstyle inspires name of newly found moth
In an article published in the journal ZooKeys, Vazrick Nazari explains in pretty clear terms how a new species of moth got its name.
January 17, 2017 - 3:43pm
January 10, 2017
Study suggests Earth once had many moonlets - until they merged to form the moon
The moon is the most obvious and familiar object in Earth's night sky - constant, consistent, predictable in its monthly cycles and its daily rising and setting. Astronomers understand the moon's movements so thoroughly that even a break from the routine, like an eclipse, can be anticipated...
January 10, 2017 - 12:17pm
January 4, 2017
NASA's newest missions will explore the solar system's asteroids
NASA will launch two new missions to asteroids in search of clues about the early solar system, the space agency announced Wednesday. The first...
January 4, 2017 - 3:56pm
Rapid City scientist examines future of nano solar cells
RAPID CITY (AP) — A researcher at the South Dakota School of Mines is working to make nano solar cells more efficient and applicable to the commercial market. The Rapid City Journal reports that professor Phil Ahrenkiel's goal is to place the solar cells in aluminum, one of the...
January 4, 2017 - 1:52pm