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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
October 15, 2014
SD Mines to host rocks, fossils ID public event
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is inviting individuals to take their interesting backyard rock or fossil finds to the university's annual identification event. Paleontology staff and students will study and identify people's finds during the...
October 15, 2014 - 7:14am
September 29, 2014
University research being squeezed in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Research at public universities in South Dakota is being squeezed by a drop-off in federal funding. The number of people at South Dakota State University paid through research grants and contracts has dropped from about 1,500 in 2012 to about 1,000 this year,...
September 29, 2014 - 11:51am
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