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Pukwana man suspected of making explosive arrested in Mitchell
FBI, police investigate why someone registered at least 19 dead Virginians to vote
House panel lambasts Wells Fargo boss over phantom accounts
Pine Ridge grandmother pleads not guilty in grandson's death
Woman sentenced for accessory role in Sioux Falls homicide
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
September 1, 2016
Curious radio signal stirs talk of extraterrestrials
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in California are taking a second look anyway, the SETI Institute said on Tuesday.A group of Russian astronomers...
September 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
August 24, 2016
Scientists say they've found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbor
Scientists have discovered what they believe to be a new planet, the closest one ever detected outside our solar system. It is a small, rocky...
August 24, 2016 - 3:47pm
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