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Dark Matter Detector Nearing Activation In SD Mine

Scientists hoping to detect dark matter deep in a former South Dakota gold mine have taken the last major step before flipping the switch on their more than $300 million experiment and say they may be ready to begin collecting data as early as February.

11/20/2012

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More Than 250 Buffalo To Be Auctioned In S. Dakota

In the market for a pregnant buffalo? Then western South Dakota’s Custer State Park is the place to be Saturday.

11/16/2012

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Fight To Save Indigenous Languages Topic Of Summit

Hundreds of tribal members and tribal educators from all over the country are in western South Dakota for a three-day summit focusing on language revitalization.

11/15/2012

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4 Mich. Men Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash In S. Dakota

Four Michigan men have died and a fifth received life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash in northeast South Dakota.

11/07/2012

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South Dakota Increases Nonresident Hunting Fees

South Dakota wildlife officials decided Thursday to raise several nonresident hunting license fees next year to bring in more than $1.1 million in additional revenue.

11/01/2012

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Swapping Chili For Votes? SD Democrats Deny Charge

The South Dakota GOP accused Democrats on Thursday of trying to buy votes by serving food at a series of get-out-the-vote rallies, but event organizers insisted their chili was legit.

11/01/2012

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Minnesota Man Sentenced For Kidnapping SD Woman

A Minnesota man convicted of assaulting a South Dakota woman and locking her in a bedroom has been sentenced to three years in prison.

10/30/2012

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SD Officials Seek To Attract Medical Device Makers

South Dakota officials plan to attend an event in Minnesota next week as part of an effort to attract companies that make medical devices.

10/26/2012

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Means’ Hollywood Career Continued Until His Death

American Indian activist Russell Means kept busy with his Hollywood career even as he battled the cancer that finally took his life.

10/22/2012

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80 Mph Winds Wreak Havoc In Western South Dakota

Western South Dakota is recovering from winds that overturned semitrailers, downed power lines, fed fires and even left a trampoline hanging from a power pole in Box Elder.

10/19/2012

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Teacher: S.D. Shooting Victim Fun-Loving, Hard-Working

The former teacher and coach of a 24-year-old woman shot and killed outside a Sioux Falls hair salon describes her as a fun-loving and hard-working young lady who was a joy to have in the classroom.

09/13/2012

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St. Paul Man Disqualified From Marathon, Only Ran Half

A man who appeared to win the Sioux Falls Marathon was disqualified for running the wrong course, but he said he was not trying to cheat.

09/10/2012

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Officials Push For More Lewis And Clark Funding

Officials including members of Congress are pushing the Bureau of Reclamation’s top official to endorse more funding for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.

08/21/2012

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Third Person Dies In SD Motorcycle Rally Crash

Officials are stressing safety at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota, where three bikers have died in a span of about 12 hours.

08/07/2012

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SD Woman Holds Record For Largest Bear Collection

As a child growing up in foster care in Minnesota, Jackie Miley never had that most quintessential childhood toy: the teddy bear.

07/31/2012

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