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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, considering 2020 White House bid, now says he supports assault weapons ban
Trump speechwriter fired amid scrutiny of appearance with white nationalists
Twitter CEO admits 'left-leaning' bias but says it doesn't influence company policy
After #MeToo, Kevin Spacey movie 'Billionaire Boys Club' earns $126 on opening day
Planners envision improvements to Rapid City downtown park
Fraud: Costly, painful and all too common
Can you record your boss at work without him or her knowing?
Feds: South Dakota reservation hospital could lose funding
North Dakota man embarks on covered wagon trip across the country
Bayer shares drop after Monsanto loses Roundup cancer trial
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AgweekTV: Regenerative Farming
Trump administration plans to reorganize agriculture research offices, alarming some scientists
North Dakota man embarks on covered wagon trip across the country
Native American farm fund to start disbursing millions in civil rights case
Would rain help or hurt?: On balance, it’s needed
MHS boys fall to Brandon Valley
Kernel girls drop match against Lynx
Snedeker holds on for second Wyndham title
Twins' Santana returns to DL with finger discomfort
Rosario lifts Twins to win over Tigers
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LETTER: Bjorkman will restore balance to Congress
LETTER: From Brown v Board-of-Education to Trump
LETTER: Dusty will work hard
LETTER: Kudos on the democracy editorial
Commentary: 'Judas' leaves us shattered, but God still God
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
Water Spaniels compete at national field trials
Wiltz: A neighboring hunting saga worth watching
Hunters killed a mother bear and two 'shrieking' newborn cubs in their den, Alaskan troopers say
The man who taunted a bison in Yellowstone park had visited 3 national parks that week. He had incidents in all of them.
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November 27, 2017
Readers' choices for favorite farm-town hangout
Here are the nine other establishments submitted by Agweek readers, along with a sampling of their comments. Photos came from the submitters:...
November 27, 2017 - 5:49am
April 25, 2017
Man who allegedly beat woman with silver bar pleads not guilty to attempted murder
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — A man who allegedly attempted to murder a woman by beating her with "a silver bar" has pleaded not guilty to two felony...
April 25, 2017 - 12:16pm
January 2, 2013
Arrests anticipated following New Year's fight at Moonlight
Authorities say two people were hospitalized with severe but non-life-threatening injuries following an early morning brawl on New Year's Day outside the Moonlight Bar and Lounge in Mitchell. At least 14 people were involved in the fight, which Davison County Chief Deputy Steve...
January 2, 2013 - 7:28pm
December 24, 2012
Moonlight's response to nuisance citation: Put a sign over it
Like hanging a painting over a cracked wall, a new advertisement now blankets the Moonlight Bar in Mitchell. A massive Budweiser beer sign...
December 24, 2012 - 7:20am
November 6, 2012
Huron bar owner convicted of rape gets 100 years
HURON (AP) -- A South Dakota bar owner convicted of raping three girls after serving them alcohol has been sentenced to serve 100 years in prison. Thirty-five-year-old Werner Fajardo, of Sioux Falls, owned the El Cuervo bar in Huron. He was found guilty in August of assaulting a...
November 6, 2012 - 1:54pm
August 2, 2012
Judge orders that Sturgis bar sign be uncovered
STURGIS (AP) -- A federal judge in California has ordered that black plastic be removed from the "Easyriders" sign on a bar and restaurant in Sturgis, meaning it will be displayed during next week's annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The business, owned by North Dakota-based KSLB&D,...
August 2, 2012 - 3:08pm
July 31, 2012
Thirsty's lawsuit could expand
The man serving time in prison for an assault last September outside a bar in downtown Mitchell has now been sued for his role in the attack. TS Services, another defendant in the suit, filed a complaint July 26 against 35-year-old William Watkins. Watkins was sentenced...
July 31, 2012 - 6:01am
June 29, 2012
Sturgis bar says it will drop 'Easyriders' name
STURGIS (AP) -- The owner of a Sturgis bar being sued by a motorcycle magazine publisher for dropping the Easyriders brand says it will continue as Sturgis Saloon Company. Scott Upton of Fargo, N.D.-based KSLB&D Inc.
June 29, 2012 - 4:04pm
May 8, 2012
New trial date for Huron bar owner accused of rape
HURON (AP) -- A new trial date has been scheduled for a South Dakota bar owner accused of serving alcohol to a 12-year-old and two 14-year-olds and raping them. Thirty-five-year-old Werner Fajardo had been scheduled to stand trial on multiple rape charges on May 16. But Judge Jon...
May 8, 2012 - 11:44am
May 7, 2012
Rapid City bar damaged by Sunday fire; no one hurt
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the cause of a weekend fire that damaged a Rapid City bar. Firefighters quickly extinguished the small blaze Sunday afternoon at Teddy's Sports Grill, but the building was filled with smoke. Manager Doug Roth says he expects to reopen...
May 7, 2012 - 10:41am
April 9, 2012
Fate of Mitchell's Longhorn bar still unknown despite city deadline
The owner of the old Longhorn Bar is still trying to figure out what to do with Mitchell's oldest building. Jason Bates, the owner of the old bar building, was asked to submit a plan to the city for the future of the building by Monday. The city sent him a letter that was mailed...
April 9, 2012 - 9:59pm
February 29, 2012
Bartender arrested for assault at Thirsty's
A working bartender at Thirsty's Bar in Mitchell was arrested last week after allegedly pushing a customer by her throat. Judy Lynn Hall, 45, was arrested by a Mitchell patrol officer after she was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with a customer, Andrea Finnell. Hall...
February 29, 2012 - 9:22am
February 28, 2012
Lawyer for Huron bar owner asks for recusal from rape case
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A lawyer for a South Dakota bar owner accused of raping a 12-year-old and two 14-year-olds at a Huron tavern where authorities say he served alcohol has asked to be recused from the case. Jeff Burns was appointed by a Beadle County judge to represent 34-year-old...
February 28, 2012 - 10:44am
February 22, 2012
Mitchell man gets 8 years in prison for bar attack
A Mitchell man convicted of beating of a North Dakota man outside a Mitchell bar in September has been sentenced to a prison term and ordered...
February 22, 2012 - 7:20am
January 2, 2012
Owners of burned Fort Pierre bar to reopen by July
FORT PIERRE (AP) -- The owners of a Fort Pierre bar that burned down on Christmas Eve say they plan to rebuild and reopen by July. A wood-burning stove is believed to be the cause of the Dec. 24 blaze at Dudley's Valley Tap, which doubled as the home of brother and sister owners...
January 2, 2012 - 2:41pm