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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
October 12, 2015
Sculptor unveils 5 pieces of public art in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — A sculptor is gradually unveiling gray granite pieces of his public art project in downtown Rapid City. Masayuki Nagase has completed about two-thirds of the $2 million project titled "The Sculpture Project: Passage of Wind and Water." He already has finished...
October 12, 2015 - 12:47pm
June 20, 2015
Free art exhibit showcases local talent
Artwork has long been showcased on Mitchell's Main Street, and now just blocks from the famous corn murals, another free art exhibit is open. On...
June 20, 2015 - 8:32am
June 18, 2015
Sculpture damaged by vandals to go back up in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A sculpture has been repaired and is returning to its place in an annual exhibition in downtown Sioux Falls after it was damaged by vandals. The Argus Leader reports the piece called "Book Peddlers" was knocked from its perch in front of a bank last month....
June 18, 2015 - 2:11pm
June 1, 2015
Sculpture stolen from Sioux Falls exhibition found in park
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A sculpture stolen from an annual exhibition in downtown Sioux Falls has been found in a park. Jeff Hansen with SculptureWalk says the piece titled "Raven" was found by a citizen in Menlo Park on Sunday. It was reported stolen early Saturday from its pedestal...
June 1, 2015 - 10:23am
November 11, 2014
Hill City company to cast last bronze sculpture
HILL CITY (AP) — A South Dakota company that has cast nearly half of the presidential sculptures on display in Rapid City is going out of business. The Rapid City Journal reports that Black Hills Bronze is scheduled to pour its last molten bronze cast next week. The company...
November 11, 2014 - 10:12pm
November 10, 2014
Crazy Horse Memorial plans Veterans Day blast
CRAZY HORSE (AP) — Crews at Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills plan to do a blast on the mountain to honor men and women who have served in all branches of the military. The annual Veterans Day blast will be at 11:11 a.m. Mountain time Monday, weather permitting. The...
November 10, 2014 - 2:43pm
July 28, 2014
Sculpture placed for fallen Rapid City officers
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City officials have dedicated a sculpture to honor two police officers killed in a 2011 shooting. The Rapid City Journal reports that the sculpture was dedicated Friday at Founders Park to honor Officers Ryan McCandless and Nick Armstrong. The two officers...
July 28, 2014 - 12:02am
March 4, 2014
Aberdeen residents raise funds for sculpture of WWII flying ace
ABERDEEN (AP) — A group of South Dakota residents are working to recognize a World War II flying ace. The Aberdeen News reports that supporters of Cecil Harris are raising funds for a statue of the Cresbard native that would be placed on the Northern State University campus. Supporters...
March 4, 2014 - 4:45pm
December 23, 2013
American Indian sculpture in Rapid City garden raising funds
RAPID CITY (AP) — Fundraising has begun for a planned American Indian sculpture garden in Rapid City’s downtown. KOTA television reported the First Nations Sculpture Garden will feature cast bronze portraits of honored men who span several generations of modern Lakota, Dakota...
December 23, 2013 - 8:12am
August 25, 2013
Northern State unveils new sculpture garden
ABERDEEN (AP) — Northern State University is unveiling five new sculpture pieces for its campus in Aberdeen. The works by Vietnamese artist Tuan Nguyen will be displayed in a new sculpture garden in Baumgart Plaza, west of the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The garden is being unveiled...
August 25, 2013 - 4:09pm
August 6, 2013
Native American sculptures get OK in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Council has unanimously approved a Native American sculpture garden in the city's downtown despite safety and access concerns. The sculpture garden in Halley Park proposed by the nonprofit First Nations Sculpture Garden Corp. will feature bronze...
August 6, 2013 - 1:12pm
July 23, 2013
Sculpture park group pledges 3-year timeframe
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A group proposing a Native American sculpture park in Rapid City says construction would begin within three years once the city gives final approval. The timeline was reached during a private meeting Monday by the First Nations Sculpture Garden Corporation, Mayor...
July 23, 2013 - 3:06pm
July 22, 2013
GIAGO: Covert racism or plain stupidity? That is the question
If you are Native American and you have lived in Rapid City for any length of time, the actions of the Department of Parks and Recreation Advisory...
July 22, 2013 - 7:38pm
June 4, 2013
Crazy Horse blast commemorates 65th anniversary
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The mammoth Crazy Horse mountain carving in South Dakota's Black Hills is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the monument's dedication with a morning blast. Crazy Horse was a famed Oglala Lakota warrior and leader who played a key role in the 1876 defeat of...
June 4, 2013 - 7:21am
June 3, 2013
Crazy Horse commemorates 65th anniversary
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) -- Crazy Horse Memorial is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the dedication of the monument with several activities in June. Monday marks the 65th anniversary of the dedication of the Crazy Horse Memorial and the first mountain blast. It's also the...
June 3, 2013 - 2:36pm