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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
Aberdeen approves animal carcass composting facility
Game, Fish and Parks: Avoid Big Sioux close to Dell Rapids
Bust still missing from Rapid City Chamber of Commerce
An annual drive to the rodeo
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Indian Canyon Fire spares Edgemont but harms ranchers
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Wagner drops slugfest against Tea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
July 21, 2015
OPINION: Finding the final frontier
Last Monday was July 20. The date was a Sunday back in 1960. That day, Neil Armstrong became the first earthling to set foot on the moon. I remember the day of the week because a golf tournament was wrapping up at Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls, and I had to leave home to...
July 21, 2015 - 5:39pm
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
September 5, 2013
NASA aiming for moon again, this time from Virginia
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is headed back to the moon, this time to explore its thin atmosphere and rough dust. The robotic spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LA'-dee), will fly to the moon by way of Virginia's Eastern Shore. Liftoff is set for late Friday night from NASA's Wallops...
September 5, 2013 - 7:50pm
August 20, 2013
Why is our black hole such a picky eater?
A strange type of star never before found near the Milky Way's center is providing new clues about the bizarre behavior of the supermassive black...
August 20, 2013 - 8:23am
August 18, 2013
Voyager left solar system last year, new research shows
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- NASA's long-lived Voyager probe crossed into interstellar space last year, becoming the first man-made object to leave the solar system, new research shows. Scientists have been waiting for Voyager to detect a magnetic field that flows in a different direction...
August 18, 2013 - 3:15pm
May 30, 2013
USGS taking over satellite mission from NASA
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey EROS Center in Sioux Falls will officially take over the Landsat 8 satellite mission from NASA on Thursday. The center north of Sioux Falls is collecting at least 400 Landsat 8 scenes per day from around the world. The images are archived...
May 30, 2013 - 7:57am
March 21, 2013
NASA, USGS release first Landsat 8 images
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have released the first images from a new land imaging satellite launched last month...
March 21, 2013 - 1:55pm
February 11, 2013
Latest Earth satellite to beam images to SD land station
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.
February 11, 2013 - 1:23pm
August 9, 2012
OPINION: Mars should be quarantined
The uneventful nine-month, 150,000,000-mile journey of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover, which also goes by the whimsical name Curiosity, ended with a harrowing 7-minute landing in Gale Crater. Getting the fourth Mars Rover into space was a piece of cake compared with setting it...
August 9, 2012 - 6:55am
September 16, 2011
SD Air and Space Museum to get lunar sample
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The South Dakota Air and Space Museum is getting its own moon rock. Officials with the Ellsworth Heritage Foundation Board, the governing and fundraising organization behind the museum in Rapid City, have been working on the acquisition since 2007, according to...
September 16, 2011 - 1:12pm
July 21, 2011
South Dakota research project could help colonize space
BROOKINGS - Humans may move one step closer to colonizing space thanks to a new research project that NASA is funding at South Dakota State...
July 21, 2011 - 12:46pm