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Congress breaks impasse on bill to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
John Heard, 'Home Alone' Dad, Dies at 72
Water sports 101: How to choose the best lake day activity
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Yellow-flowered street-side plant identified
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day'
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Hutterite colony by Stratford plans to grow swine facility
OUR VIEW: To the farmers, thank you
Official on derailment: Track failure ‘a matter of time’
Column: I confess, I no longer pray for rain
Grace breaks major single round golf record with 62
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Tyndall, Canova, P/G advance at state junior teener tourney
Waddell sets record at sectionals meet
Hutmacher finishes third at Greco-Roman nationals
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
LETTER: Consider image with new logo
OPINION: Dedicating time to traveling teams
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
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
November 7, 2016
DNA evidence helps free a service dog from death row
Jeb, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois with alert ears and a dark muzzle, was sentenced to death in September. The Michigan judge who ordered the dog be euthanized said he had no choice. A neighbor had testified that he saw Jeb standing over the lifeless body of his Pomeranian, Vlad....
November 7, 2016 - 4:36pm
October 20, 2016
The mysterious 'Planet Nine' might be causing the whole solar system to wobble
Astronomers can't see "Planet Nine." But it makes its presence known. The massive hypothetical object, which supposedly looms at the edge of...
October 20, 2016 - 12:36pm
October 18, 2016
Orbital rocket blasts off on space station cargo run
(Reuters) - An unmanned Antares rocket owned by Orbital ATK Inc blasted off from Virginia on Monday with a cargo ship for the International Space...
October 18, 2016 - 1:04pm
October 10, 2016
Doctors grapple with best use of potent new cancer drugs
COPENHAGEN—Evelyn O'Flynn still has lung cancer. But after going straight on to a new immune system-boosting drug more than a year ago,...
October 10, 2016 - 5:12pm
September 27, 2016
Elon Musk outlines plans to put humans on Mars
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (Reuters) - SpaceX is developing an interplanetary rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars...
September 27, 2016 - 3:24pm
September 6, 2016
The Philae spacecraft, lost on a comet for two years, has been found
The Philae lander made history in November 2014 when it became the first spacecraft ever to touch down on a comet and take pictures of what it...
September 6, 2016 - 1:04pm