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Semi fire shuts down I-29 south near Fargo
Man, 66, killed in crash near Summit
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Strikeouts mount for struggling Sano
Dozier's homer leads Twins past Rays
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Daniel Robert Fritz
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Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
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South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
September 23, 2016
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
September 23, 2016 - 11:54pm
Authorities identify man killed in crash west of Spearfish
SPEARFISH (AP) — Authorities have identified a 30-year-old man who died in a one-vehicle crash west of Spearfish. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Adrian Gourneau of Spearfish died after he lost control of a pickup truck he was driving early Wednesday. The pickup rolled after...
September 23, 2016 - 10:55am
September 19, 2016
Mitchell tennis goes 1-1 at home triangular
The Mitchell girls' tennis team mixed it up on Saturday. The Kernels split their home triangular with Spearfish and Yankton at Hitchcock Park. Mitchell defeated Spearfish 7-2 and lost to Yankton 5-4. The Kernels were without one player against Yankton, while Sammy Pooley sat out with...
September 19, 2016 - 10:13am
July 27, 2016
Forest Service: Closure order for Crow Peak area lifted
SPEARFISH (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says a closure order for the Crow Peak area has been lifted and a wildfire on the peak west of Spearfish is fully controlled. The agency said Wednesday that visitors can now use the Crow Peak hiking trail. The blaze sparked by lightning on...
July 27, 2016 - 6:25pm
July 23, 2016
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
WEBSTER — As the host community for the Class B State Legion baseball tournament, Webster gained an automatic berth into this year's tournament. On Friday, they proved they belonged. Webster Post 40 topped Spearfish Post 164 3-1, aided by Braden Rithmiller's complete-game four-hitter...
July 23, 2016 - 12:40am
July 15, 2016
Spearfish man dies after crashing his ATV in rural area
SPEARFISH (AP) — Authorities say a Spearfish man has died after crashing his all-terrain vehicle. The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says the body of 68-year-old Paul Baker was found Wednesday in an agricultural area. Authorities tell KEVN-TV that Baker was using the ATV as part...
July 15, 2016 - 5:10pm
Proposed Spearfish ordinance deals with pets in hot vehicles
SPEARFISH (AP) — The Spearfish City Council will consider an ordinance that would make it a misdemeanor to endanger a pet by leaving it unattended in a hot vehicle. The Black Hills Pioneer reports the proposal that the council is to discuss Monday would make violations punishable...
July 15, 2016 - 11:37am
July 5, 2016
Crow Peak fire is fully contained; evacuation orders lifted
SPEARFISH (AP) — A wildfire that has been burning on Crow Peak west of Spearfish for more than a week is now fully contained. The blaze sparked by lightning on June 24 torched more than 2,700 acres, or about 4 square miles. The U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday said evacuation orders...
July 5, 2016 - 4:58pm
July 1, 2016
4-square-mile Crow Peak Fire at 15 percent containment
SPEARFISH (AP) — A wildfire that has been burning on Crow Peak west of Spearfish for a week is now at 15 percent containment. The blaze sparked by lightning last Friday evening has torched 2,600 acres, or about 4 square miles. No homes have been lost, though voluntary evacuation...
July 1, 2016 - 12:26pm
June 30, 2016
Northern Black Hills fire only 5 percent contained
SPEARFISH -- About 470 firefighters from Alaska to Michigan are fighting a pesky fire in the northwestern Black Hills near Spearfish that covers...
June 30, 2016 - 11:00am
June 29, 2016
Crews begin to suppress nearly 2-square-mile Crow Peak Fire
SPEARFISH (AP) — Crews have begun to suppress a wildfire on Crow Peak west of Spearfish. The nearly 2-square-mile blaze sparked by lightning Friday evening is at 5 percent containment. No structures have been lost, though a few have been threatened and some voluntary evacuation...
June 29, 2016 - 10:41am
June 28, 2016
Personnel battling Crow Peak wildfire grows to nearly 420
SPEARFISH (AP) — The number of personnel battling a wildfire on Crow Peak west of Spearfish has grown to nearly 420, with more arriving. The fire sparked by lightning Friday evening has burned an estimated 943 acres, or nearly 1 ½ square miles. There is still no containment. Crews...
June 28, 2016 - 11:39am
Crow Peak wildfire still uncontained; grows to 1,000 acres
SPEARFISH (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire on Crow Peak near Spearfish has grown from about 300 to 1,000 acres in the last day. The fire is on a scenic peak that includes a popular hiking trail. Rugged terrain has made combating the blaze difficult for firefighters. They're fighting...
June 28, 2016 - 11:30am
June 27, 2016
Crow Peak wildfire still uncontained; personnel up to 135
SPEARFISH (AP) — The number of firefighters working to contain a wildfire on Crow Peak near Spearfish has grown to 135, with more personnel on the way. The lightning-caused fire has consumed 313 acres, and there is not yet any containment. Voluntary evacuation notices have been...
June 27, 2016 - 8:20am
June 14, 2016
State wildlife officials collaring fawns in Black Hills area
SPEARFISH (AP) — State wildlife officials are working to put collars on newborn deer in the Black Hills region to track how many survive. Last weekend likely was the peak of birthing activity by does, according to the Black Hills Pioneer reports. State Game, Fish and Parks Resource...
June 14, 2016 - 12:09pm