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Small Press Sees Sales Bump After 'The Revenant'A small university press that holds the publishing rights to a historical novel on mountain man Hugh Glass is seeing a spike in sales thanks to the success of the film "The Revenant."
Dakotas' Winter Wheat Crop Down SignificantlyThis year's winter wheat crop in the Dakotas is smaller than the previous year's. The Agriculture Department estimates South Dakota's crop at 1.1 million acres, down from 1.4 million acres.
Wander Minnesota: Omnifest 2016So much for our warm spell -- the cold is about to return. Avoid cabin fever and frostbite at the same time by taking in the annual Omnifest at St. Paul's Science Museum of Minnesota. The festival runs through March 3. Plan ahead and pre-order tickets, especially for weekends because this is a popular event.
Minnesota Couple Pulled Over For Speeding Before Birth Of New Year's BabyA Minnesota couple pulled over for speeding on their way to a South Dakota hospital is celebrating the birth of their New Year's Day baby.
Bicyclists Brave Cold For New Year’s Day Ride In South DakotaTemperatures aren't expected to reach above 25 degrees on Friday, but cyclists in Sioux Falls still plan to take to the streets. Chad Pickard of the Spoke-N-Sport bicycle shop says the 29th annual New Year's Day Ride will help build awareness for the Center of Hope and help fund its Bike to Work Ministry program.
Officials Say Flu Season Off To A Slow Start In The DakotasThe flu season is off to a slow start in the Dakotas, but officials say that doesn't mean people shouldn't take precautions against the illness.
Winter Storm Leads To Power Outages, Closed I-90 Across The DakotasOfficials have reopened part of Interstate 90 in southern South Dakota, but travel remains difficult in much of the Dakotas due to a snow storm that also has caused power outages and school closures.
Burnette's Layup Lifts South Dakota Over Gophers 85-81 In OTTre Burnette had 14 points and the go-ahead layup with 35 seconds left in the second overtime, lifting South Dakota to an 85-81 victory over Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.
Man Sentenced To Life In Prison In Death Of Adrian Peterson's SonA man convicted in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been sentenced to life in prison in South Dakota. The child, Tyrese Robert Ruffin, died in October 2013. An autopsy concluded he sustained four blows to the head that doctors said couldn't have been accidental.
Man Accused Of Raping Girl In Cargo Van To Appear In CourtA Sioux Falls man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a cargo van is expected to appear in court this week. The 41-year-old Frederick McAbee, of Sioux Falls, faces several charges including attempted first-degree murder and rape.
In Fear Of Feds, S.D. Tribe Burns Pot CropA South Dakota American Indian tribe that sought to open the nation's first marijuana resort says it burned its crop after federal officials signaled a potential raid.
Man Accused Of Stealing South Dakota State Flag Put On LeaveA former Secretary of State employee accused of stealing an original, handmade South Dakota flag has been put on leave by the Washington, D.C.-area Republican research company where he works.

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