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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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