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Targeting deals for the trophy room
South Dakota nonprofit to build housing for ex-convicts
Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
School board to consider new bus company
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Moke strikes out 16 in Honker victory
Finalists named for Miss, Mr. Basketball
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Nelson relishes quarterback competition
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
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
Harold Theodore Tiede
Jay D. Mudder
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
April 21, 2017
Scientists to march in Sioux Falls to encourage funding
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Many scientists are planning to march in Sioux Falls this weekend to raise awareness about science, and encourage research and data-backed policymaking. The Argus Leader reports the effort is the local arm of a national campaign. Some scientists have been motivated...
April 21, 2017 - 10:55am
April 5, 2017
Scientists find common antibiotic could prevent or treat PTSD
LONDON - A common antibiotic called doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative thoughts and fears in the brain and may prove useful in...
April 5, 2017 - 4:30am
April 1, 2017
Tom DeLonge defined pop-punk with Blink-182. He left stardom behind to study aliens.
Of all the pop-punk bands to emerge in the 1990s, few achieved success like Blink-182. Massive hits like "What's My Age Again?" and "All the Small Things" fueled its distinct brand of cheery-cum-snotty adolescence. By October 2001, the band could draw 15,000 eager fans to Maryland's...
April 1, 2017 - 9:41am
March 27, 2017
A 'Star Trek'-inspired gizmo could win its inventors $9 million
PAOLI, Pa. - Basil Harris is an emergency-room physician who holds five degrees. Yes, five, including a doctorate in engineering. Back in grade...
March 27, 2017 - 3:41pm
March 21, 2017
Travel tips from a real space tourist: get ready to feel awful
One of the first tourists to travel in outer space found it to be a bit of a buzzkill. Sure, he loved every minute-even if he was physically...
March 21, 2017 - 10:54am
March 20, 2017
A new definition would add 102 planets to our solar system - including Pluto
Is Pluto a planet? It's not a question scientists ask in polite company. "It's like religion and politics," said Kirby Runyon, a planetary scientist...
March 20, 2017 - 3:34pm
March 13, 2017
NASA just found an orbiter that's been missing around the moon for 8 years
No one had heard from Chandrayaan-1 since Aug. 29, 2009. That's when the pioneering moon orbiter - the first lunar probe ever launched by the...
March 13, 2017 - 1:56pm
March 3, 2017
Sanford Health partners on gene sequencing initiative
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A health care system headquartered in the Dakotas is partnering with a children's hospital in Florida to sequence the genes of nearly 1,000 Latino and Hispanic people to better understand the health needs of those populations. Philanthropist Denny Sanford and...
March 3, 2017 - 11:41am
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