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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
2 people killed in 2-pickup crash north of Sturgis
Nearly all emergency funds for pipeline protest costs used
South Dakota woman accused of beating daughter to death
Lincoln County planners set wind development restrictions
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
January 28, 2016
Driverless cars work great in sunny California. But how about in a blizzard?
As cities along the East Coast finally finish digging their way out of last weekend's historic snowstorm, drivers braving the streets have to contend with icy conditions, snowbanks along the curb and other hazards they would probably rather avoid if they could help it.Enter the self-driving...
January 28, 2016 - 4:54pm
Avon school builds second science lab
AVON—Paul Kuhlman is crazy about science. And through the years, his passion has spread to his students in the Avon School District. Most...
January 28, 2016 - 10:03am
January 22, 2016
How driverless cars could kill the speeding ticket - and rob your city
One of the big benefits of driverless cars is that they aim to promote safety on the roads while reducing congestion at the same time. If cars are largely run by computers, talking to each other, they can travel closer together in a more coordinated fashion without fear of causing...
January 22, 2016 - 1:55pm
January 21, 2016
Discovery of prehistoric massacre may point to origins of human warfare
The 10,000-year-old bones bear the blunt marks of a violent death.The skeleton of one man lay with half his skull and torso sunk into the ground. He had been hit in the front of the head, and stabbed in the neck with a pointed weapon. Another, the skeleton of a woman in the late stages...
January 21, 2016 - 6:13pm
September 2, 2015
Rapid City hosting computer science conference contest
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City and the School of Mines and Technology are planning to host the world's leading conference contest in the computer science field. KOTA television reports that Rapid City has been picked to host the International Collegiate Programming Contest World...
September 2, 2015 - 2:47pm
August 23, 2015
Ex-astronaut promotes STEM studies among Native Americans
RAPID CITY (AP) — A former NASA astronaut is trying to get Native American students to develop an interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The Rapid City Journal reports John Herrington, the first Native American to walk in outer space, has met in...
August 23, 2015 - 9:13am
August 7, 2015
Eating carbs may have given human ancestors a big brain boost
It's widely accepted these days that cooking helped make us human. It's easier to use energy from cooked food than raw, so pre-modern humans...
August 7, 2015 - 3:28pm
July 29, 2015
How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later
Think you have your hands full making sure your baby is fed and clean and gets enough sleep? Here's another thing for the list: developing your child's social skills by the way you talk. People used to think that social skills were something kids were born with, not taught. But...
July 29, 2015 - 1:48pm
June 18, 2015
Saharan silver ants use special hairs to survive the harshest desert heat
Saharan silver ants don't have an easy life, even by ant standards. To avoid predators, they have to look for food during the hottest time of...
June 18, 2015 - 4:41pm
June 17, 2015
This engine uses nothing but water and bacteria to power small devices
It's not exactly going to replace the fuel in your Hummer, but this new engine -- which costs just $5 to build -- could represent the first step...
June 17, 2015 - 12:41pm
June 16, 2015
Dozens of U.S. companies bet on nuclear power revolution
The Pentagon's top arms provider and firms partly funded by Silicon Valley billionaires Bill Gates and Paul Allen are among dozens of companies collectively betting more than $1.3 billion that a new wave of nuclear power can be a force to fight climate change. Advanced nuclear...
June 16, 2015 - 3:22pm
June 3, 2015
On the verge of extinction, female sawfish resort to 'virgin births' to survive
Smalltooth sawfish are on the verge of extinction. But scientists have discovered that some of the fish — perhaps in an effort to survive —...
June 3, 2015 - 11:47am
May 29, 2015
Scientists are closing in on the secrets of plant photosynthesis
Scientists have long understood how photosynthesis works — but only up to a point. The very fine details are hard to discern. Everything takes...
May 29, 2015 - 1:59pm
May 21, 2015
Antarctic glaciers once thought stable now thawing fast
Glaciers in part of Antarctica have started to thaw fast, adding to sea level rise that threatens coasts and cities from New York to Shanghai, a team of scientists said in a study published on Thursday. Another expert in the field however immediately cast doubt on the conclusions...
May 21, 2015 - 4:07pm
Smokers who quit may have brains hard-wired for success
Smokers who kick the habit could be hard-wired for success, thanks to greater communication between two regions of the brain that may play a...
May 21, 2015 - 4:01pm