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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Twins power past terrible Tigers
WNBA FINALS: Gray's shot gives Sparks 1-0 series lead over Lynx
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Kolpack: University of South Dakota's financial investment in football already paying off
Twins' Kepler hopes to return to lineup by Tuesday after tweaking back
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
Lori Jean Will
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Darlyne A. Gottlob
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
July 20, 2017
Newell hard hit by storms packing 100 mph winds
NEWELL (AP) — Property owners in Butte County are tallying damage from this week's powerful storm that pummeled homes, schools and other buildings with near hurricane-strength winds, torrential rain and baseball-sized hail. Workers boarded up dozens of shattered windows in the Newell...
July 20, 2017 - 1:24pm
OUR VIEW: Severe weather planning crucial
Last week, a severe storm that brought tornadoes, powerful winds and hail pummeled through the region. As the severe alerts were sent out by...
June 20, 2017 - 8:30am
June 16, 2017
Tuesday storms spawned numerous tornadoes in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The National Weather Service says survey teams have confirmed nine tornadoes that touched down Tuesday within the range of the agency's office in the northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen. The Argus Leader reports that seven of the twisters were in South Dakota...
June 16, 2017 - 10:33am
June 12, 2017
Strong start to growing season tempered by weekend storms, cloudy forecasts
CRYSTAL, N.D. — The potato crop at Lyle Shephard's farm near Crystal was looking good. So good, in fact, that he took a picture of the...
June 12, 2017 - 8:06pm
May 1, 2017
Tornadoes, storms kill 11 in southern U.S.
Tornadoes ripped through an East Texas county on Saturday evening, killing at least four people and injuring dozens, while high winds, falling...
May 1, 2017 - 8:02am
October 9, 2015
FEMA sending trailers to Pine Ridge Reservation
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The federal government is sending trailers to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where residents are still recovering from severe storms last spring. Crews are delivering 50 Federal Emergency Management Agency trailers to the Oglala Sioux tribe...
October 9, 2015 - 2:29pm
August 28, 2015
Above average temps forecast after flash flooding
A series of thunderstorms known as "train echoes" moved over the region Thursday night collectively dropping up to nearly 8 inches of rain in...
August 28, 2015 - 5:27pm
July 29, 2015
Early week storms cause damage across South Dakot
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Storms early this week have caused damage across South Dakota. Hail as big as baseballs fell in Hill City on Monday, and smaller but more intense hail combined with rain stranded some vehicles in the middle of streets in Custer. A home in Rapid Valley was...
July 29, 2015 - 10:55am
July 23, 2015
Daugaard requests assistance from FEMA for June storms
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested a major disaster declaration for a dozen counties and three Native American tribes in response to damaging storms in June. The request was made in response to damage of public infrastructure that was estimated at nearly $3 million between...
July 23, 2015 - 6:24pm
July 15, 2015
Summer hail prompts use of snowplows in South Dakota city
RAPID CITY (AP) — A brief but intense hailstorm that dropped as much as 4 inches of slippery pellets in a South Dakota city prompted officials to call out snowplows in the middle of summer. Pennington County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Jackson tells the Rapid City Journal that...
July 15, 2015 - 3:48pm
July 1, 2015
Deadly start to U.S. summer as lightning kills most since 2009
Lying flat on the ground won't help, standing under a tree is never a good idea and if you're a man, fishing in Florida seems to be about the...
July 1, 2015 - 10:26am
June 27, 2015
National Weather Service warning
A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 915 p.m. for southeastern Jerauld, northwestern Davison and Sanborn Counties. Hazard:...
June 27, 2015 - 9:42pm
June 24, 2015
Xcel Energy restores power to most in eastern South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Xcel Energy has restored electricity to areas of eastern South Dakota and southwestern Minnesota that were hit by strong storms this week. Winds gusting to 100 mph Monday downed hundreds of power poles and plunged about 8,000 Xcel customers in the region...
June 24, 2015 - 10:34am
June 23, 2015
Severe thunderstorms create damage in eastern South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Violent thunderstorms early Monday caused damage throughout eastern South Dakota, leaving thousands of people without power and zeroing in on the town of Garretson, where damage was particularly extensive. Winds downed trees and power poles in the town 10...
June 23, 2015 - 11:47am
4,000 without power in Mitchell after high winds down trees
Aside from some downed tree branches and short power outages, Mitchell fared well compared to other South Dakota towns during Monday's overnight...
June 23, 2015 - 10:44am