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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Finnish president visiting Minnesota this week
Aeronautics panel looks at six projects
September storm smacks Salem
Enrollment up slightly at South Dakota public universities
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Bradford remains game-time decision for non-contact knee injury
Bronx bombed: Gregorius, Judge propel Yankees to sweep of Twins
Division II player dies from in-game injury
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Area high school volleyball roundup: Cougars topple Black Panthers
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
May 9, 2017
Earth could break through a major climate threshold in the next 15 years, scientists warn
Global temperatures could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above their preindustrial levels within the next 15 years, according to a new scientific...
May 9, 2017 - 4:13pm
May 1, 2017
WOSTER: The super collider that wasn't
Thirty years ago about this time, the young administration of Gov. George Mickelson began working on a bid for a massive federal science thing...
May 1, 2017 - 10:30am
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