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Jury selection begins in U.S. case against church shooter
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Motive sought in fatal shooting at Washington state mall after arrest
Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate
Daugaard appoints former lawmaker to vacant House seat
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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
May 19, 2015
New science standards include climate change instruction
ABERDEEN (AP) — South Dakota's Board of Education has adopted new science education standards that include instruction on climate change. The board made the move during its meeting Monday in Aberdeen. It also adopted new content standards in fine arts and educational technology. The...
May 19, 2015 - 1:49pm
May 18, 2015
International scientists converge on School of Mines campus
RAPID CITY (AP) — More than 100 physicists, chemists and other scientists from around the world will converge on Rapid City Monday to discuss dark matter, neutrino physics and many other experiments being conducted at South Dakota's underground laboratory in Lead. The South...
May 18, 2015 - 2:50pm
A deepwater fish joins mammals, birds in the warm-blooded club
Move over, mammals and birds, and make room for a fish called the opah in the warm-blooded club. Researchers said in the journal Science...
May 18, 2015 - 1:33pm
May 15, 2015
Scientists turn bird beaks into dinosaur bones in evolution study
The past hundred million years or so have not been kind to the dinosaurs. Once formidable "terrible lizards," their closest modern descendant...
May 15, 2015 - 3:47pm