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Theft of mother's tombstone worsens split as family enters court battle in western Minnesota
300 of more than 2,500 migrant children reunited as scramble underway to meet judge's deadline
Suspect in Minnesota prison guard's death witnessed his own mother's murder
Texas restaurant bans customer who left racist note to waiter
Coworkers vow to fight for more staff at Minnesota prison where guard was killed
Sioux Falls residents can now mix beer with ax throwing
Santel rolls out fiber internet upgrade plan
Rapid City-based Regional Health abruptly changes leadership
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
place a business brief
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
Nearly half of consumers avoid GMO foods, survey says
Study analyzes how Tax Cuts and Job Act impacts farm households
AgweekTV: Dicamba Damage in 2018
Senators brag on the provisions included in its farm bill
Legion baseball roundup: McCook/Miner rolls past Wessington Springs
Amateur baseball district roundup: Vermeulen's no-hitter leads Alexandria to opening win
Mitchell Black fends off Watertown at regions
Post 18 sweeps Watertown, Renner twinbill
Elshere scores high at Corn Palace Stampede
Rebekah "Becky" Kleinhans
Kindness can save lives
OUR VIEW: Violent crash could have been much worse
OPINION: Counting down the lazy, crazy days of summer
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Our view: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: An awesome experience with Argentine waterfowl
GF&P agrees to seasonal Day County lake deal
Wiltz: Some advice for East River deer hunters
Father-son duo aren’t limited by same-old fishing routine
Wiltz: Youth fishing excursions have life benefits
Dave and Bonnie Meyerink
December 8, 2017
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Sherri Kayser thanks her late mother every day for an idea that now, 25 years later, has flourished into a full-fledged business. Kayser is the...
December 8, 2017 - 8:03am
August 11, 2017
Honoring our heroes with 'The Wall That Heals'
CHAMBERLAIN — Silence filled the crowd as 192 names of South Dakota's fallen Vietnam War veterans were read. Except for the whistling of...
August 11, 2017 - 8:25am
May 3, 2017
Veterans Park to feature wall of those paying the 'ultimate sacrifice'
A wall honoring veterans who were killed in action is becoming a reality for the veterans park. The wall has been a long time in the making,...
May 3, 2017 - 6:10pm
August 5, 2016
Fallen soldier's memorial 'fills hole' in family's heart
PARKSTON — Jeremiah Boehmer earned the nickname "Flame" for his outgoing and radiant personality. Then, in 2006, Boehmer's life was cut...
August 5, 2016 - 6:06pm
May 17, 2016
Ethan high school student designs veterans memorial
A new veterans memorial in Ethan will serve as a “thank you” to past veterans and a tribute to future members of the military. The memorial...
May 17, 2016 - 6:31pm
January 28, 2016
South Dakota base holds service for airman killed overseas
RAPID CITY (AP) — Soldiers, family and friends gathered at Ellsworth Air Force Base this week to remember an airman killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan. Thirty-year-old Staff Sgt. Peter Taub was among American troops killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan four days before...
January 28, 2016 - 11:48am
September 7, 2015
Repairs preserve Bullock's Black Hills memorial to Roosevelt
DEADWOOD (AP) — Seth Bullock's 1919 memorial to Theodore Roosevelt has lasted long enough to undergo a restoration, which is yet another reminder of how Bullock took friendship and political loyalty to extremes. In 1900, he was with Roosevelt when the aspiring vice president...
September 7, 2015 - 11:29am
April 20, 2015
Honoring the fallen
April 20, 2015 - 1:20pm
May 28, 2014
Hundreds turn out to mourn Crazy Horse matriarch
CUSTER (AP) — Hundreds of mourners turned out to celebrate the life and work of the woman who guided the Crazy Horse Memorial the past three decades. Ruth Ziolkowski died last week of cancer at age 87. Her funeral was held Tuesday in the welcome center at the western South Dakota...
May 28, 2014 - 8:26am
May 25, 2014
Funeral services for Ziolkowski to begin Monday
CUSTER (AP) — The funeral services for Crazy Horse Memorial leader Ruth Ziolkowski (joo-uhl-KUF'-skee) will begin Monday in Custer. A public viewing has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the studio of the original log home built by Ziolkowski and her husband in 1948. Ziolkowski...
May 25, 2014 - 10:29pm
May 19, 2014
Don Meyer memorial services scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday
ABERDEEN (AP) — Memorial services have been scheduled in South Dakota and Tennessee for Don Meyer, one of the nation's winningest basketball coaches. He died Sunday in his Aberdeen home at age 69. Meyer was diagnosed with inoperable cancer after a September 2008 car accident. Northern...
May 19, 2014 - 2:27pm
May 12, 2014
PHOTOS: Hundreds attend annual memorial event in Alexandria
The walk is held every year in honor of Dan's brother, Staff Sgt. Greg Wagner, an Alexandria native who died in 2006 while serving in Iraq. Kassie...
May 12, 2014 - 7:03am
December 11, 2013
PHOTOS: Dakota 38 Plus 2 Reconciliation Ride
The Dakota 38 Plus 2 Reconciliation Ride from Lower Brule to Mankato, Minn., commemorates events from 1862. The riders started in Lower Brule...
December 11, 2013 - 7:14am
October 23, 2013
Service held to mourn slain son of football star
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — About 100 people turned out at a Sioux Falls church to mourn the slain son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, hours after a judge increased bond for the man accused in the 2-year-old's death. About a dozen family members attended the service...
October 23, 2013 - 4:43pm
July 20, 2013
LETTER: Veterans memorial should return to park
To the Editor: We heard on the news that there is going to be a bronze likeness of the only living Medal of Honor recipient in South Dakota, Mike Fitzmaurice, placed at the Veterans Memorial in Huron. Due to renovation work at the public library, the Veterans Memorial was moved...
July 20, 2013 - 7:57am