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Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
SD man sent to prison for placing ad on Craigslist inviting men over for sex at woman's home
Four juveniles lead police on high-speed chase near Chamberlain
New Runnings store being built in Winner
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
Rosters set for Three-Class Shootout Saturday in Salem
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Bonnie Jo Magnuson
Rose Marie Nowlin
Leo Joseph Effling
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
WOSTER: Don't let life 'roll along'
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
September 1, 2016
Curious radio signal stirs talk of extraterrestrials
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in California are taking a second look anyway, the SETI Institute said on Tuesday.A group of Russian astronomers...
September 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
August 24, 2016
Scientists say they've found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbor
Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new planet, the closest one ever detected outside our solar system. It is a small, rocky...
August 24, 2016 - 3:47pm
May 19, 2016
Scientists gather in Rapid City to discuss neutrinos
RAPID CITY (AP) — About 175 scientists from across the globe are gathering in Rapid City Thursday to discuss the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. The scientists are meeting at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology through Sunday. Another 100 scientists will participate...
May 19, 2016 - 11:13am
May 14, 2016
LETTER: All sound science is compatible with Christianity
To the Editor: In a letter to the Wessington Springs True Dakotan newspaper published on April 26, I'd attempted to explain that Jesus Christ...
May 14, 2016 - 10:41am
May 4, 2016
For first time, scientists grow two-week-old human embryos in lab
LONDON(Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time grown human embryos outside of the mother for almost two full weeks into development, giving unique insight into what they say is the most mysterious stage of early human life.Scientists had previously only been able to study human...
May 4, 2016 - 4:44pm
March 16, 2016
Quality surpasses quantity at science fair
Mitchell students showed their science smarts Tuesday, as they swept the top awards at the South Central South Dakota Science and Engineering...
March 16, 2016 - 10:17am
March 14, 2016
Project to brand plains provinces, states as protein region
PIERRE (AP) — Officials in three Canadian plains provinces and six northern U.S. states are launching an effort to brand the region as the potential provider of protein to the world. The "Protein Highway" project aims to encourage scientists to work together and share information...
March 14, 2016 - 12:29pm
March 1, 2016
South Dakota-based entomologist loses appeal to USDA
BROOKINGS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rejected an appeal by a federal scientist who said his research was repressed. South Dakota-based entomologist Jonathan Lundgren filed an internal complaint against USDA in 2014, saying he'd been restricted from publishing...
March 1, 2016 - 11:56am
February 23, 2016
Stanford professor to speak on nanoscale materials
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Stanford University professor will kick off the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Chemical and Biological Engineering speaker series on Tuesday with a talk on nanoscale materials for sustainable energy. Stacey Bent will focus her presentation on creating...
February 23, 2016 - 11:08am
February 11, 2016
Physicists detect gravitational waves from violent black-hole merger
WASHINGTON - Scientists announced Thursday that, after decades of effort, they have succeeded in detecting gravitational waves from the violent...
February 11, 2016 - 5:21pm
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