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South Dakota nonprofit to build housing for ex-convicts
Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
School board to consider new bus company
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Nelson relishes quarterback competition
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Kernel boys better own relay record
Locals lead the way at Greenway Relays
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert C. "Bobby" Douville, Sr.
Dennis LeRoy (Denny) Kringen
Richard J. Miller
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
April 3, 2017
'I won't let this house own me': How a ND widow overcame husband's suicide to stay in her home
WEST FARGO—Upon the sudden and unexpected death of her husband, Callie Bahls was faced with a multitude of significant life decisions....
April 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 28, 2016
Rapid City councilman hurt by defunding of suicide group
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City council member says he's deeply hurt by the city's decision to stop funding a support group for relatives of people who take their own lives. The Front Porch Coalition played a crucial role in helping Councilman John Roberts and his wife make it through...
December 28, 2016 - 12:24pm
September 27, 2016
Don't wait to make the call
Mary Ellen Dirksen grew up in what most people would consider a pretty typical Midwest family. Her close-knit family of four looked picture...
September 27, 2016 - 5:13pm
Teen checkups should include suicide risk screening
(Reuters Health) - Suicide is among the leading causes of death in U.S. adolescents and while it’s not entirely preventable, doctors can minimize...
June 27, 2016 - 4:26pm
Balloon launch Monday in honor of Mitchell boy who committed suicide
On Memorial Day, the masses gather to remember fallen war veterans and those who have served. But Jay and Kathy Parker will also be remembering their son, Jay, known as "Junior," who committed suicide on the same date one year ago.
May 27, 2016 - 5:28pm
May 23, 2016
OUR VIEW: Coping training should be requirement for law enforcement
Signing up to be a law enforcement officer means signing up for a job filled with stress. Well documented are police brutality and officer-involved shootings around the country that draw national attention. These incidents cause racial tension and can raise questions as to why one...
May 23, 2016 - 5:17pm
March 22, 2016
Behavioral health unit serving tribes to be built in April
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — In the wake of more than 20 suicides last year on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Native Americans in western South Dakota will have access to more behavioral health services with the construction of a new intensive outpatient therapy center next month. Though...
March 22, 2016 - 8:27pm
November 27, 2015
Answers sought to teen suicide epidemic across SD tribal communities
SISSETON — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., has been to one of the nation’s poorest locales -- the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the southwest...
November 27, 2015 - 4:08pm
October 8, 2015
State probe clears officers in Lawrence County shootout
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says three Lawrence County sheriff's deputies involved in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect who later died were justified in firing their weapons. Jackley's report also says 31-year-old Rory Gunderman, of Sundance, Wyoming, died...
October 8, 2015 - 2:44pm
February 19, 2015
Sioux Steel workers grieving but getting back to work
LENNOX (AP) — Employees at Sioux Steel in Lennox are gradually getting back to work, after a shooting incident a week ago that killed one worker and injured two others. The company reopened Monday and has been letting employees come back to work whenever they feel ready, CEO...
February 19, 2015 - 3:05pm
September 12, 2014
DWU professor discusses seven-letter word - suicide
It's the seven-letter word that gets misunderstood, stereotyped and oftentimes barely spoken above a whisper. Suicide. The very mention of the word, its sight in print, or memory of someone who died, evokes emotional responses ranging from sadness to pity to fear to grief and a...
September 12, 2014 - 6:41am
Comedy great Robin Williams hanged himself at home
SAN RAFAEL Calif./LOS ANGELES -- Oscar-winning actor and groundbreaking comedian Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt in his Northern California...
August 12, 2014 - 5:22pm
August 11, 2014
Actor Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide
(Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California,...
August 11, 2014 - 7:08pm
July 20, 2014
LETTER: As long as there’s breath, there’s hope
To the Editor: Anybody who has thoughts of suicide should try to stop these thoughts any way possible. I say this because as long as you have breath, there is still hope. I myself have had suicidal thoughts on a couple of occasions. Once I was going to run off the interstate...
July 20, 2014 - 9:53pm
July 11, 2014
Death of Mitchell native ruled suicide
The death of a 22-year-old Mitchell native has been ruled a suicide. Brett Victor, 22, died June 25 at his home in Brookings. Authorities declined to state the cause of death at the time. A death certificate filed as a public record lists suicide as the cause of ...
July 11, 2014 - 11:12pm