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Driver in fatal crash sentenced for vehicular homicide
Buffer strip boosters plan another go during 2017 session
Saturday night street dance reunites recently returned guardsmen
Australia native brings passion for praise, music to Holy Family
Officials begin plans for potential fourth DWU building project in four years
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Buffer strip boosters plan another go during 2017 session
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Unbeaten Angels outlast Pheasants
Postseason amateur baseball roundup: Nolz, Mudcats book spot at state
Freeman Academy, Marion join forces in athletic co-op
Mad Dogs fall to Sioux Falls Saints
Legion baseball all-star teams announced
Local man reaches 93rd birthday
Chamberlain man celebrates 94th
Fulton couple to celebrate 40 years
Twin sisters turn 90 years old
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50th
Sophie Van Hyft
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
LETTER: Trump not the answer
LETTER: SD has more potential for wind energy
LETTER: Abortion is the problem
LETTER: There never has been racial equality
LETTER: God is alive and well
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
August 16, 2014
New science standards proposed for SD public schools
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A committee drafting new education standards wants to make sure students to get more hands-on experience in the sciences. The Argus Leader reports state education officials released a draft of new science curriculum standards this week. The 31-person committee...
August 16, 2014 - 8:59pm
August 13, 2014
PHOTO: Soil workshop
Doug Malo, professor of plant science at South Dakota State University, shows the different soil levels and salt types in the soil Tuesday afternoon...
August 13, 2014 - 7:40am
August 12, 2014
OPINION: Extreme space weather could leave United States in dark
You probably haven’t noticed, but the sun has been more restless lately. Scientists have been predicting an upswing in volatile solar behavior, resulting in “space weather” that poses a surprisingly dangerous threat to modern society. A big “coronal mass ejection” is one...
August 12, 2014 - 9:10am
August 4, 2014
Kitchen chemistry: Just add water and light a science spark
FARGO, N.D. — Start with water. Add a healthy splash of cooking oil, and just a few drops of food coloring. It might sound like a bad recipe, but in the hands of Graeme Wyllie — and the addition of half a tablet of Alka-Seltzer — the four ingredients combine into an impressive,...
August 4, 2014 - 8:58am
July 21, 2014
School science standards will be offered in August; hearings start this fall
PIERRE — Students throughout South Dakota's public schools would be tested on their science knowledge starting in spring 2018 with a new set of statewide assessments, an official told the state Board of Education on Monday. The standardized testing would be the culmination...
July 21, 2014 - 8:41pm
July 18, 2014
Common Core complaints are firmly in mind as state’s K-12 science standards face changes
PIERRE – The state Board of Education will hold its meeting Monday morning at the State Library in a room large enough for a bigger crowd than what was typically seen before Common Core standards for math and language arts became such a hot political issue in South Dakota. Another...
July 18, 2014 - 8:59pm
July 7, 2014
Possible new bison kill site near Ree Heights
By Lance Nixon Pierre Capital Journal REE HEIGHTS (AP) — Rancher Dean Lockner found the site about three years ago one day while checking cows — a place where the earth on a hillside had started splitting like a seam. It’s what was underneath that slide area that got...
July 7, 2014 - 7:58am
July 2, 2014
PHOTO: Archeology Days this weekend
Kate Carlson, left, of Augustana College in Sioux Falls, and Tova Lisensky, of Beloit College in Beloit, Wis., excavate an area of shells Wednesday...
July 2, 2014 - 9:06pm
Work begins on $5M Sanford Lab visitor center in Lead
LEAD (AP) — Construction is to begin Monday on a $5 million visitor center for the Sanford Underground Research Facility at Lead. Ground was broken for the facility on Tuesday. Construction of the 8,000-square-foot center is expected to be complete within a year, according...
July 2, 2014 - 9:46am
June 23, 2014
SD gov promoting bioscience at national conference
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard and several other South Dakotans are promoting the state's bioscience industry in San Diego at the BIO International Conference. Groups represented include the Graduate Education & Applied Research Center, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls Development...
June 23, 2014 - 9:12am
May 24, 2014
LETTER: To deny science is to deny God-given gifts
To the Editor: On May 16, a letter to the editor was published titled, “God ultimate controller in climate change.” The letter, riddled with Bible verse citations and references to eternal damnation, explained how, “As sin continues to abound … there will be more and...
May 24, 2014 - 9:21pm
May 22, 2014
DWU hosts youth science camps in June
Space is still available for youth interested in participating in three June science camps at Dakota Wesleyan University. Camps will take place June 9-13. "Minecraft Mathematics" is a camp for fourth- and fifth-graders; "Art & STEM" and "Robotics" are camps for sixth- through eighth-grade...
May 22, 2014 - 9:25pm
May 21, 2014
NDSU study shows manure has role in crop production
Manure has many nutrients, including nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, but it must be managed differently than commercial fertilizer.
May 21, 2014 - 8:05am
May 18, 2014
USD, Sanford to host biomedical research symposium
VERMILLION (AP) — The University of South Dakota and Sanford Health will be hosting a symposium that will address advances in biomedical research. The event will take place Monday at the university's campus in Vermillion. USD officials say eight speakers from Sanford Research...
May 18, 2014 - 11:13pm
May 14, 2014
School of Mines holds paleontological conference
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is hosting a conference on partnerships between federal and non-federal agencies managing fossils found on public lands. The 2014 Conference on Fossil Resources runs through Thursday at the Rapid City school....
May 14, 2014 - 8:10am