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LifeQuest honors longtime employees in annual dinner meeting
‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
Captain America was punching Nazis in 1941. Here's why that was so daring.
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Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
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Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
MHS girls tennis opens with win over Harrisburg
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Mitchell soccer teams fall to Yankton
Spotlight on prep football: Same group, different name for Canistota/Freeman
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
August 7, 2017
Spearfish man sentenced for embezzling nearly $50,000
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Spearfish man who embezzled from his nonprofit employer has been sentenced to serve five years in prison and ordered to pay back the money. Authorities say 43-year-old Rocky Rardon over the course of about three years stole nearly $50,000 while serving as finance...
August 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 21, 2017
Class B state Legion roundup: Royals upend McCook/Miner in opener
WINNER — A three-run first inning set the table for Winner/Colome Post 169 and the host Royals were able to make the lead hold up, as they...
July 21, 2017 - 10:22pm
July 20, 2017
Class B state Legion baseball capsules
WINNER—Eight teams converge on Winner this weekend for the Class B state Legion tournament at Leahy Bowl. The double-elimination tournament...
July 20, 2017 - 6:49pm
June 21, 2017
9 people in northern Black Hills charged in deadly drug ring
SPEARFISH (AP) — Nine people in the northern Black Hills have been indicted on a total of 50 felony charges in the largest drug bust in the...
June 21, 2017 - 11:00am
June 20, 2017
Driver dead after dump truck crash in Lawrence County
SPEARFISH (AP) — One person is dead after a dump truck crash in western South Dakota's Lawrence County. The Highway Patrol says the 43-year-old...
June 20, 2017 - 8:28am
June 3, 2017
Trees planted in memory of children killed in Spearfish fire
SPEARFISH (AP) — Families and friends of five children killed in a Spearfish house fire in April have planted trees near the site of the tragedy to memorialize the victims. The children who died are remembered as "The Fantastic Five" and on Friday their relatives planted a tree...
June 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 1, 2017
Woman suspected of robbing Spearfish credit union arrested
SPEARFISH (AP) — It didn't take long for authorities to arrest a woman suspected of robbing a Spearfish credit union. The suspect entered Black Hills Federal Credit Union Thursday morning and demanded money. She did not display a weapon. The woman left in a silver Dodge with Colorado...
June 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 10, 2017
Authorities kill mountain lion after dog attack in Spearfish
SPEARFISH (AP) — The Spearfish Police Department says a mountain lion has been killed by authorities after reports that the lion killed a dog....
May 10, 2017 - 4:53pm
May 7, 2017
South Dakota college gives renovated hillside Lakota name
SPEARFISH (AP) — University officials at a college in western South Dakota have named a renovated hillside on campus "Oyate Wicaka Wita," a Lakota name meaning "People or Nation Gathering Place." The Black Hills Pioneer reported that Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson...
May 7, 2017 - 2:34pm
April 21, 2017
Origin of fire that killed 5 in Spearfish determined
SPEARFISH (AP) — Investigators say the exact cause of a fire that killed five children in Spearfish cannot be determined, but they have pinpointed...
April 21, 2017 - 10:44am
April 7, 2017
5 victims of Spearfish house fire died of smoke inhalation
SPEARFISH (AP) — Authorities have concluded that five children killed in a Spearfish house fire died of smoke inhalation. Police on Friday...
April 7, 2017 - 1:42pm
April 5, 2017
Vigil held for 5 children killed in Spearfish house fire
SPEARFISH (AP) — Hundreds of people turned out for a candlelight vigil to remember five children killed in a Spearfish house fire over the weekend. The Tuesday night gathering was outside the home where the fire broke out early Saturday. People put flowers and stuffed animals on...
April 5, 2017 - 10:11am
April 3, 2017
Five children who died in SD fire were all in same bedroom
SPEARFISH, S.D.—A candlelight vigil is planned for Tuesday night, April 4, at the site of a multi-family dwelling where five children—all...
April 3, 2017 - 9:45pm
Police identify 5 children killed in Spearfish house fire
SPEARFISH (AP) — Police have released the names of five children killed in a Spearfish house fire over the weekend. The victim are tentatively...
April 3, 2017 - 3:38pm
Report: Pine beetle epidemic in Spearfish now over
SPEARFISH (AP) — A 2016 report from the Black Hills National Forest indicates that the mountain pine beetle that ravaged most of the Black Hills is history. The Black Hills Pioneer reports the study on last year's forest health was released Friday and shows that over 94 percent...
April 3, 2017 - 12:56pm