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Viral photos showing Chicago police sleeping in squad car prompt outrage
Jury in Manafort's case said it is split on at least one count
Trump denies report that he considered restricting Obama's intelligence briefings
Less lethal guns knock down SD teenager in standoff with police
Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts found dead a month after she vanished, authorities say
ND, Minnesota ranked in top 10 for women's equality while SD ranks 37th
Sanford, Good Samaritan Society affiliation clears regulatory process
Minnesota ranch looks to regenerate land rather than sustain it
'Simplicity is king': Stone Mill, partners ride wave of demand for clean, raw grains
Red Trail president speaks up for ethanol production
place a business brief
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
DWU volleyball hopes experience translates to playoffs
Twins starter Gonsalves loses major league debut
White Sox manager taken to hospital before Twins game
Parkston boys golf notches top-10 finish in Dell Rapids
'Never underestimate the heart of a champion': Lynx begin title defense
Sherry L. Johnston-Sparrow
Clarence Richard Riggen
Mary E. Thuringer
Ryan T. Shawd
Joy J. Scheel
OUR VIEW: Week in review: the best, worst
LETTER: Keep up the good work
MERCER: In SD's election laws, what does 'new nominee' mean?
LETTER: Bjorkman will restore balance to Congress
LETTER: From Brown v Board-of-Education to Trump
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.
Joy Prangley Baker
Sally Hohn 85th birthday
Alfred "Ike" Wells
science and nature
August 18, 2018
New Trump power plant plan could release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into air
President Donald Trump plans next week to unveil a proposal that would empower states to establish emission standards for coal-fired power plants...
August 18, 2018 - 3:59pm
August 17, 2018
Small earthquake brings 'slight shake and rumble' to Northern Virginia
WASHINGTON - A small earthquake occurred late Thursday, August 16, with an epicenter about 35 miles northwest from here in suburban Loudoun County, Virginia, officials said. A U.S. Geological Survey report on the 1.7-magnitude temblor originated about 2.5 miles northeast of Belmont,...
August 17, 2018 - 10:46am
Oil company grants funds for handicap ramp at Lake Menno
MENNO — The joint venture between the Lake Menno Development Association (LMDA) and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks received a $3,000 grant from the TransCanada Corp. to help fund a new handicap accessible dock at Lake Menno. The cost of the total project is expected to be...
August 17, 2018 - 8:18am
August 15, 2018
Lake committee waits to commit to budget recommendation
Last week, the Mitchell City Council allocated $250,000 in the 2019 budget toward the cleanup of Lake Mitchell. This week, during its Monday...
August 15, 2018 - 8:27am
August 12, 2018
Orca abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking, weeks-long journey
A grieving orca whale has released the body of her dead calf after carrying it for at least 17 days through the Pacific Ocean in an unprecedented...
August 12, 2018 - 2:04pm
A fast-moving future for gene-edited foods
ROSEVILLE, Minn. - In a gleaming laboratory hidden from the highway by a Hampton Inn and a Denny's restaurant, a researcher with the biotech...
August 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Paleontologists uncover complete tyrannosaur in Montana
Dickinson Paleontologist Denver Fowler and his team are continuing summer field work at Montana's Judith River Formation, where a complete, articulated tyrannosaur skeleton is being uncovered. Fowler has called the Montana site "the most exciting I've ever found." Last year, Fowler...
August 12, 2018 - 6:17am
August 9, 2018
This NASA spacecraft is about to probe one of Earth's scariest threats - the sun
The source of all light and life on Earth is also the source of one of its biggest natural threats: space weather. The sun's atmosphere regularly...
August 9, 2018 - 5:37pm
August 8, 2018
Pentagon is moving toward establishing Trump's Space Force
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is moving toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's request to establish a Space Force, in what would be the first...
August 8, 2018 - 7:39pm
August 3, 2018
NASA unveils the astronauts who will relaunch human space flights from US soil
HOUSTON - NASA on Friday announced the crews of the first flights from U.S. soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group of astronauts...
August 3, 2018 - 12:51pm
August 2, 2018
What the EPA's proposed fuel standards could do to your gas mileage
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a plan to weaken fuel economy standards put in place under the Obama administration....
August 2, 2018 - 3:08pm
August 1, 2018
A wildlife photographer won a permit to shoot grizzlies. Here's what he's doing with it.
The largest grizzly hunt in the Lower 48 in more than 40 years is set to open next month in Wyoming, and more than 7,000 people applied for a...
August 1, 2018 - 7:10pm
July 31, 2018
Lake Advisory Committee plans to present $19.2 million plan
The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee has been looking into strategies for cleaning up the lake for more than a year and a half. Next Monday,...
July 31, 2018 - 7:51am
July 30, 2018
Killing of polar bear that attacked cruise employee on remote Arctic island sparks debate
In the middle of the Arctic Ocean, a collection of islands dot the icy waters between Norway and the North Pole. Described as "a genuine Arctic...
July 30, 2018 - 9:36am
July 27, 2018
An orca calf died shortly after being born. Her grieving mother has carried her body for days.
For roughly 17 months, she patiently waited. Like many expectant mothers, she looked forward to the day she would get to welcome her new baby...
July 27, 2018 - 11:20am