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Concealed carry bills move on to South Dakota Senate after tight committee vote
Mitchell forecasted for as much as 8 inches of snow Friday
Trump fires back at Pelosi, says he's 'postponing' her overseas travel
Noem picks Pierre-area lawyer for deputy general counsel
TSA says financial stress of shutdown is forcing growing number of officers to stay home
Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity
Craft beer in SD: No pint-size operation
Funding for the future: Checkoff groups continue to fund ag research
Mitchell store to stay open following Shopko bankruptcy announcement
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
place a business brief
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving support checks amid shutdown
Barn total loss following blaze
Farm fatalities on the rise: Ag industry ranked most hazardous in the US
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
China back in the market for American soy with trade talks planned
Wild trade Nino Niederreiter to Carolina for Victor Rask — Paul Fenton’s first major move
New Wild winger Pontus Aberg wants to show Ducks ‘they made a mistake’
Standards considered for state wrestling dual tournament
SDHSAA turns down $20,000 — for now
BEE’s VanLeur is finalist for national award
Leland E. Krueger
Richard Clyde Steele
Mary Maxine Schlepuetz
Rosalee J. Sternhagen
GUEBERT: 'You better believe it'
HAGEN: Panic! At the household
WOSTER: A Democrat farmer and Republican lawyer walk into the Capitol
KLUMB: Here we go — another session begins
Commentary: This is why the federal government will have a hard time regulating prescription opioids
Wiltz: A different kind of farm, different kind of fish
Ride Across South Dakota bike trip to visit southern part of state
Brad Dokken: Time outdoors fuels sense of anticipation
A love for the fur market: Bridgewater’s Potter Fur Company a SD rarity
GF&P board revises deer drawing structure
Dorothy Tucker celebrates 90 years
September 11, 2018
Thieves stole 7,000 creepy insects and spiders from a museum. But why?
PHILADELPHIA- Most people try to stay far away from hissing cockroaches, desert hairy scorpions, and venomous, six-eyed sand spiders. Not the...
September 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 17, 2018
Keeping history alive in Mount Vernon
MOUNT VERNON — There is nearly 140 years of history in the town of Mount Vernon. And for the first time, the community has a place to house...
August 17, 2018 - 7:54am
January 11, 2017
George Lucas' new museum has a crucial mission that goes way beyond 'Star Wars'
It is welcome news that George Lucas and his team have finally settled upon a museum home for the "Star Wars" creator's collection, after a years-long...
January 11, 2017 - 2:56pm
December 23, 2016
Behind taxidermy display halls are lots of donors of (unsolicited) dead animals
David Skelly returned to his desk one day to find a two-headed snapping turtle in a mayonnaise jar. "I still don't know where that came from,"...
December 23, 2016 - 1:31pm
July 22, 2016
Plankinton museum open house set for Saturday
PLANKINTON—Following a 12-year restoration project at the Sweep-VanDyke Hotel Railroad Museum, the building is ready for public viewing. From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the public can attend an open house and dedication ceremony at the museum and cultural heritage center on...
July 22, 2016 - 6:24pm
January 16, 2016
Avon museum fundraiser nets $2K
AVON—A fundraiser sponsored by the Avon Lions Club that netted more than $2,000 will help make renovations to the Avon Historical Museum possible. On Sunday, the Lions Club hosted a pancake and sausage breakfast to raise funds to give to the museum for roof repairs and exterior...
January 16, 2016 - 8:48am
July 27, 2015
Homeowners can research properties' history at SD museum
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A southeast South Dakota museum is offering homeowners the chance to research their properties' history. The Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls wants to help homeowners find out the year their homes were built, who built them and any changes they have undergone...
July 27, 2015 - 10:26am
July 6, 2015
Now playing: Harpsichord of Columbus' era sounds again
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A harpsichord that entertained the elites of Italy in the mid-1500s has been restored by a South Dakota museum and will soon bring its sound to 21st-century ears. The National Music Museum in Vermilion, which acquired the instrument in 2009, worked with Chilean-born...
July 6, 2015 - 10:27am
June 4, 2015
SD Museum to host event celebrating legacy of Mexican food
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota State Historical Society's museum is holding an event to celebrate the history and popularity of Mexican food in the world and the United States. The Historical Society said Wednesday the event will be held on June 16 in Pierre at the Cultural...
June 4, 2015 - 1:43pm
April 23, 2015
South Dakota artifact on display at world-renowned museum
PIERRE (AP) — People visiting one of New York City's world-renowned museums can now catch a glimpse of an artifact that belongs to South Dakota's Cultural Heritage Center. South Dakota's Sioux Horse Effigy is being showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an exhibition...
April 23, 2015 - 2:35pm
March 12, 2015
South Dakota artifact on display at NY museum art exhibit
PIERRE (AP) — An artifact belonging to South Dakota's Cultural Heritage Center is now on display at a world-renowned museum in New York City. South Dakota's Sioux Horse Effigy is being showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an exhibition of Plains Indian masterworks. "The...
March 12, 2015 - 11:42am
November 20, 2014
Independence Day celebration to feature local favorite Uncle Roy and Friends
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host an Independence Day Celebration from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on July 4. Admission to the event and museum is free. Donations are welcomed to help support the exhibits and programs of the museum. Guests will enjoy ice cream, watermelon and lemonade while...
November 20, 2014 - 9:01am
November 18, 2014
Akta Lakota Museum to hold book signing
CHAMBERLAIN — Award-winning American Indian author and illustrator Donald F. Montileaux will sign copies of his new book from 1 to 3 p.m....
November 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
Museum announces hours for upcoming summer season
The Dakota Discovery Museum has changed its hours of operation for the summer. The new hours started Thursday. In May and September, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. During June, July and August, the museum will...
November 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
Prehistoric Indian Village having temporary exhibit on Lakota, Nakota, Dakota
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village is having a temporary exhibit from the South Dakota Historical Society beginning June 12 on the art of the Lakota, Nakota and Dakota peoples. The Dakota, Nakota and Lakota of South Dakota have a long history of creating beautiful works of art....
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm