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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Richard John Huey
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 11, 2016
America will take the giant leap to Mars, Obama says
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he would help send people to Mars as soon as 14 years from now, pledging to...
October 11, 2016 - 9:05am
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