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Semi fire shuts down I-29 south near Fargo
Man, 66, killed in crash near Summit
Hughes County stalls wind farm projects to study ordinances
Rangeland in South Dakota still recovering from fire
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
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
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Haring claims high jump title, sets Kernel record
O'Bryan pulls another upset, wins Class B long jump
Durant, favored Warriors shrug off parity talk
Alonso looks to return to work with Indy 500 win
Pittsburgh, Nashville clash in Stanley Cup of contrasts
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
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
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
Mysterious radio burst came from a galaxy 2.5 billion light years away, astronomers discover
For the first time, scientists have nailed down a source of fast radio bursts, one of astronomy's most enigmatic phenomena. A dim dwarf galaxy...
January 4, 2017 - 12:57pm
December 31, 2016
Slime molds prove you don't need a brain to learn - or teach - a new trick
A slime mold doesn't have eyes for watching, a mouth for communicating or a brain for thinking. It doesn't even have neurons, for crying out loud. It is exactly what its name suggests: a weird-looking, single-celled blob of goo. But it can learn. And it can teach its friends. Which...
December 31, 2016 - 8:48am
December 18, 2016
Scientists try to unlock genetic secrets of seahorses
WASHINGTON—Scientists have unlocked some of the genetic secrets of the weird and wondrous seahorse including its exotic eccentricity of...
December 18, 2016 - 7:10am
November 16, 2016
Underground ocean found on Pluto, likely slushy with ice
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Scientists have found evidence that tiny, distant Pluto harbors a hidden ocean beneath the frozen surface of its heart-shaped...
November 16, 2016 - 5:07pm
November 14, 2016
Supermoon delights world's star gazers in full moon, eclipse combination
SYDNEY (Reuters) - From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven...
November 14, 2016 - 1:50pm