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After calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist,' a professor taunts critics: 'I will never be fired'
Three Kansas militiamen who plotted to bomb Muslims are found guilty on terrorism charges
Trump calls Stormy Daniels' story of 2011 threat 'a total con job'
Olson directs his final MHS play, 'The Day the Internet Died'
Spring storms delay ... everything
Herberger's, other Bon-Ton Stores, to close
Job fair attracts hungry employers
Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
One person killed when engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
place a business brief
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
Bruno Sammartino, 'Living Legend' king of pro wrestling, dies at 82
Teichmeier adds size, length for Tiger men
Baltic principal, former Freeman football coach Jim Aisenbrey dies
More changes to spring sports schedule due to weather
Is it a travel? Andrew Wiggins says James Harden's step back is 'a legal one'
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Margaret (Olson) Letcher
Gary Lee Brink
Glenda L. Thompson
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
GRAVES: What keeps me up at night
OPINION: Helping a family in need
OPINION: Seasons come in their own time
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
Lowell Funk 80th birthday
Verna J. Hofer
Dr. John Wingfield
July 5, 2013
Pierre museum to show Korean War exhibit soon
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre will host an exhibit later this month to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. The U.S. Defense Department's exhibit commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War will be displayed at the museum on...
July 5, 2013 - 8:02am
July 3, 2013
SD Guard airmen preparing to deploy to SW Asia
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- About 200 airmen with the South Dakota Air National Guard are preparing to deploy to Southwest Asia. The Guard says the members of the 114th Fighter Wing will leave from Sioux Falls this month for an undisclosed location, where they will support an ongoing Air...
July 3, 2013 - 2:48pm
June 24, 2013
National Guard building mock Afghan village near Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- Army National Guard soldiers are building a mock Afghanistan village in western South Dakota that will be a target for Air Force bomber practice missions. Members of the 842nd Engineer Company, which returned home last fall after a year of duty in Afghanistan,...
June 24, 2013 - 3:56pm
June 20, 2013
SD National Guard unit deploying to Afghanistan
PIERRE (AP) -- Soldiers with the South Dakota National Guard are preparing to be deployed to Afghanistan next month. About 70 members of guard's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion will spend nine months overseas providing support in areas like transportation, supply and maintenance...
June 20, 2013 - 3:09pm
May 31, 2013
Battleship memorial gets facelift before reunion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A Sioux Falls man is leading an effort to spruce up the USS South Dakota battleship memorial in time for a reunion of Navy veterans at the end of June. Robert Ruf is recruiting several businesses to help him sandblast, power wash and repaint the concrete and steel...
May 31, 2013 - 10:49am
April 30, 2013
Governor welcomes Guard troops back home
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch welcomed home members of a Rapid City-based Army National Guard unit Tuesday morning. KOTA television reports that the 35th Combat Aviation Brigade returned home to the Black Hills on Monday night. The unit was in charge...
April 30, 2013 - 4:00pm
January 28, 2013
Airmen return to Ellsworth after overseas duty
RAPID CITY (AP) -- About 200 airmen have returned to Ellsworth Air Force Base after about six months overseas. The airmen served in southwest Asia, helping with surveillance and munitions. They were met Sunday night by hundreds of family members and others. Airman 1st Class Yuri...
January 28, 2013 - 12:23pm
January 25, 2013
Sioux Falls Guard unit prepares for Afghanistan deployment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Nearly 170 South Dakota National Guard members are preparing for deployment to Afghanistan. The guard's 1742nd Transportation Company based in Sioux Falls are scheduled to deploy in December 2013 or January 2014. The unit will provide transportation of both dry...
January 25, 2013 - 5:13pm
January 2, 2013
Rapid City Guard unit trains for deployment to Afghanistan
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The South Dakota Army National Guard's 235th Military Police Company recently completed training in Arkansas in preparation for its second tour of duty in Afghanistan. The unit is based in Rapid City, but also has a detachment in Sioux Falls. Its mission is to...
January 2, 2013 - 6:32am
January 1, 2013
Former DWU professor returns from overseas service
Former Dakota Wesleyan University professor and Mitchell resident Dr. Anthony "Tony" Cole, a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, has returned from deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom. Cole was assigned to the 983rd Medical Detachment...
January 1, 2013 - 10:39pm
December 26, 2012
Pierre Guard unit receives orders for overseas mission
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota National Guard unit has received orders for its first-ever overseas mission. The 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, based in Pierre, is scheduled to leave in July for a one-year deployment to Afghanistan. There are 69 soldiers in the unit,...
December 26, 2012 - 3:01pm
November 19, 2012
Daugaard to speak at 114th welcome home ceremony
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch will speak in Sioux Falls Monday at a welcome home ceremony for security force members of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing. Thirty soldiers from the unit deployed to southeast...
November 19, 2012 - 11:00am
November 8, 2012
SD airmen return from duty in Southwest Asia
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Twenty-seven South Dakota Air National Guard soldiers have returned home after six months of duty in Southwest Asia. The members of the 114th Security Forces Squadron who left for the mission in April flew into Sioux Falls on Wednesday. They were greeted by about...
November 8, 2012 - 10:40am
November 6, 2012
SD airmen returning from Southwest Asia
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Twenty-seven members of the South Dakota Air National Guard who served half a year of duty in Southwest Asia are returning home. The Guard says the members of the 114th Security Forces Squadron are returning to Sioux Falls on commercial flights late Wednesday. The...
November 6, 2012 - 4:51pm
October 29, 2012
LETTER: George McGovern was a true hero of WWII
To the Editor: During World War II my late father, Chief Master Sgt. Robert Meinhold, served with George McGovern in the Fifteenth Air Force Command and flew in many of the same B-24 combat bombing missions that McGovern flew in 1944 and 1945. Like so many World War II veterans,...
October 29, 2012 - 1:41pm