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White House stands by embattled nominee to lead Veterans Affairs
Sen. McCain discharged from hospital, returns to home near Sedona, Ariz.
Suspect in Toronto van rampage charged with 10 murder counts
Eagles owner's anti-Trump comments surface as team discusses White House visit
Trial moved to July for Yankton man shot by state trooper
Brookings fish food company expanding with $60M Volga plant
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge asked to reject pipeline protester's evidence request
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Twins option reliever Busenitz after blowout loss
Commentary: For Wild, letting GM go was the easy part
Commentary: Wolves say they have to check the tape but fans understand what happened
Ground game gains: Rushing attack lifts Tiger offense in final spring scrimmage
Yankees tee off on Twins
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Brandon Michael Smith
Bob Lee Schaeffer
Amy M. Lake
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
July 18, 2017
Mount Rushmore ceremony held for National Guard unit
RAPID CITY (AP) — A small South Dakota Army National Guard unit is heading for duty overseas. The Rapid City-based 216th Engineer Detachment is a three-member firefighting team. The soldiers will be serving nine months in Romania, supporting U.S. and international operations in...
July 18, 2017 - 9:21am
June 12, 2017
Afghan soldier kills 3 US soldiers, US official says
Three US soldiers were killed and another wounded during a joint US-Afghan military operation Saturday in Nangarhar province, US officials told...
June 12, 2017 - 6:09pm
200th Engineer Company assigned to deployment for third time
A.J. Armstrong, along with 14 other members of the 200th Engineer Company, is headed back overseas to serve the country. Armstrong, of Springfield,...
July 12, 2016 - 5:20pm
June 8, 2015
3,000 soldiers training in South Dakota's Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) — One of the largest National Guard training exercises in the country is underway in western South Dakota's Black Hills. Nearly 3,000 soldiers are taking part in this year's 31st annual Golden Coyote training exercise hosted by the South Dakota National Guard....
June 8, 2015 - 9:43am
June 3, 2015
149,000 people have died in war in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2001
WASHINGTON — War has directly resulted in the deaths of 149,000 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan between 2001 and 2014, according to estimates in a new report released by Costs of War project at Brown University's Watson Institute. That figure includes U.S.
June 3, 2015 - 11:27am
April 19, 2013
14 soldiers from 927th Engineer Detachment return Sunday to Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fourteen soldiers from the 927th Engineer Detachment's survey and design team will be welcomed home Sunday. The South Dakota Army National Guard ceremony is being held at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn City Center in Sioux Falls. The unit just completed a nine-month...
April 19, 2013 - 8:04pm
April 17, 2013
SD National Guard soldiers back on US soil
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fourteen South Dakota National Guard soldiers who served nine months overseas are back on U.S. soil. The soldiers with the Sioux Falls-based 927th Engineer Detachment arrived at Fort Bliss in Texas on Monday night. They will return to South Dakota after going...
April 17, 2013 - 8:09am
February 19, 2013
Fulton lawmaker in Oscar-nominated film
FULTON -- One of this year's Oscar-nominated documentaries includes commentary by a Fulton man. The film, "The Invisible War," examines what...
February 19, 2013 - 9:43pm
February 14, 2013
National Guard holds off on training in grasslands amid uranium concerns
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard has postponed plans for training exercises on federal grasslands in the Black Hills after an environmental group warned the military about radiation levels caused by uranium deposits. Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch, adjutant general of the...
February 14, 2013 - 2:53pm
January 28, 2013
Airmen return to Ellsworth after overseas duty
RAPID CITY (AP) -- About 200 airmen have returned to Ellsworth Air Force Base after about six months overseas. The airmen served in southwest Asia, helping with surveillance and munitions. They were met Sunday night by hundreds of family members and others. Airman 1st Class Yuri...
January 28, 2013 - 12:23pm
January 25, 2013
Sioux Falls Guard unit prepares for Afghanistan deployment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Nearly 170 South Dakota National Guard members are preparing for deployment to Afghanistan. The guard's 1742nd Transportation Company based in Sioux Falls are scheduled to deploy in December 2013 or January 2014. The unit will provide transportation of both dry...
January 25, 2013 - 5:13pm
Local soldiers reflect on overseas tour
A 10-month mission in Iraq and Qatar was one of pride and excitement for Mitchell-area soldiers deployed with the 139th Brigade Support Battalion...
May 25, 2012 - 4:11pm
December 28, 2011
WOSTER: Don't let the light of good memories be extinguished
As both the old year and the long war in Iraq come to an end, I find myself thinking of several South Dakota soldiers whose lives touched me...
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 24, 2011
Holiday treats sent to troops overseas
HOWARD -- Howard farmer, Mark Gieb, along with Skies the Limit Youth Foundation and the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, recently sent a holiday treat to South Dakota Army and Air National Guard members serving overseas. Nearly 750 pounds of donated beef jerky sticks were mailed...
December 24, 2011 - 1:40pm
December 21, 2011
Area residents send soldiers beef jerky sticks for holidays
HOWARD -- Community members and organizations sent a holiday treat to South Dakota Army and Air National Guard members serving overseas Saturday from Howard. Mark Geib, of De Smet, and the Jensen family, of Howard, along with the Sky's the Limit Youth Foundation and the Catholic...
December 21, 2011 - 7:48am