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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
October 7, 2016
Death toll from Hurricane Matthew surges in Haiti, storm hugs Florida coast
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew, carrying winds of 120 miles per hour (195 kph), lashed central Florida on Friday, hugging the Atlantic...
October 7, 2016 - 12:19pm
October 5, 2016
Southeast bracing for powerful Hurricane Matthew
TAMPA, Fla./CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Millions of people along the U.S. Southeast coast were urged on Wednesday to evacuate and prepare for...
October 5, 2016 - 12:27pm
October 4, 2016
Hurricane Matthew hammers Haiti, moves out to sea toward Cuba
LES CAYES, Haiti (Reuters) - The fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade ripped into Haiti's southwestern peninsula on Tuesday with 145 mile-per-hour...
October 4, 2016 - 12:13pm
September 29, 2016
Springfield residents recovering from Labor Day wind storm
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield residents say they're still recovering from wind storm earlier this month that left 70 residents without a home. Springfield city councilman Steve Green tells the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan that those residents who needed shelter after the Sept....
September 29, 2016 - 11:20am
September 26, 2016
Storms damage 18 Oglala-area homes; 4 deemed unlivable
OGLALA (AP) — Severe storms with strong winds over the weekend damaged 18 homes in the Oglala area. The American Red Cross says most of the homes suffered minor damage to roofs, windows and siding, but four homes were deemed too damaged to be occupied. Those families are getting...
September 26, 2016 - 11:13am
September 22, 2016
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
One day into fall, temperatures are expected to continue rising above normal conditions, creating near-ideal conditions for farmers looking to...
September 22, 2016 - 5:33pm
September 16, 2016
Storm shatters record, floods roads, causes power outages
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Torrential rains in Sioux Falls Thursday ended with flooded roads, power outages and a shattered rainfall record. The National Weather Service says the airport saw 3.6 inches of rain, breaking the previous record of 1.5 inches set in 1988. Jim Murray is a meteorologist...
September 16, 2016 - 11:04am
September 12, 2016
Ruling in 2013 storm-related case prompts policy reviews
RAPID CITY (AP) — Some ranchers are revisiting their insurance policies following a South Dakota Supreme Court ruling that allows a family in Quinn to collect insurance for cattle that drowned during a blizzard in 2013. The unanimous ruling issued in July has prompted scrutiny from...
September 12, 2016 - 11:35am
September 7, 2016
Weather aids farmers with silage cutting, late-season haying
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of mostly dry, warm weather helped South Dakota farmers with silage cutting and late-season haying. However, the Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that late-week storms caused crop damage in parts of southeastern South Dakota. The spring...
September 7, 2016 - 12:22pm
Community continues cleanup, ready to rebuild
SPRINGFIELD — When the Deans pulled into Springfield on Monday, they were blown away — just like their house. "I've been through...
September 7, 2016 - 10:38am
September 5, 2016
Lurking Hermine spares much of U.S. East Coast, could regain hurricane strength
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Atlantic storm Hermine, which has killed two people, lurked off the middle of the U.S. East Coast late on Sunday while threatening...
September 5, 2016 - 10:55am
August 30, 2016
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says dry weather is impacting pasture and range conditions as drought conditions remain in western South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop progress report that topsoil moisture totals were rated 10 percent...
August 30, 2016 - 11:09am
August 29, 2016
Freak lightning storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO (Reuters) - A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday. Dead animals...
August 29, 2016 - 1:21pm
Hail damages vintage vehicles at Deadwood classic car event
DEADWOOD (AP) — Wind-driven hail that hit Deadwood during the city's 20th annual Kool Deadwood Nites celebration damaged dozens of classic and customized cars. People from around the country bring cars to the event and display them on downtown streets. There were about 650 cars...
August 29, 2016 - 12:15pm
August 19, 2016
Thursday night storm drops 5 inches of rain near Howard
HOWARD — Up to five inches of rain and softball sized hail were reported near Howard as a result of a Thursday night storm that blanketed...
August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm