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North Carolina man arrested near Emery after crashing vehicle in creek
Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
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
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
Kernels have strong showing at Mitchell Invite
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS girls tennis team suffers first defeat
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS soccer teams split in Spearfish
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Lawrence "Larry" Strand
Joyner Little Owl
Gayle L. Moen
Ronald L. McCullough
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 27, 2014
Watertown tech school gets $500,000 NASA grant
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium has been awarded $500,000 by NASA. The grant will be used by the consortium, located at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, to increase engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...
August 27, 2014 - 10:42pm
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