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Mellette school is 2nd in state to approve armed staffers
California AG bans state travel to South Dakota, 3 other states
'Maybe it's time': actor Johnny Depp jokes about a Trump assassination
Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Amateur baseball roundup: Bankers power past Nationals
Staying in front of the ball: Post 18 infielders leading strong defense
Traxler: Travels brings sports shortlist into focus
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Barry Dean Grabenstein
Paul J. Mertz
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
LETTER: This world is full of hate
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
LETTER: Believe we can with ethanol
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
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
August 23, 2015
Ex-astronaut promotes STEM studies among Native Americans
RAPID CITY (AP) — A former NASA astronaut is trying to get Native American students to develop an interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The Rapid City Journal reports John Herrington, the first Native American to walk in outer space, has met in...
August 23, 2015 - 9:13am
August 7, 2015
Eating carbs may have given human ancestors a big brain boost
It's widely accepted these days that cooking helped make us human. It's easier to use energy from cooked food than raw, so pre-modern humans...
August 7, 2015 - 3:28pm
July 29, 2015
How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later
Think you have your hands full making sure your baby is fed and clean and gets enough sleep? Here's another thing for the list: developing your child's social skills by the way you talk. People used to think that social skills were something kids were born with, not taught. But...
July 29, 2015 - 1:48pm