PIERRE — Voters sent a clear message to legalize cannabis in South Dakota, and elected officials should focus more on making that happen in a safe and responsible way, rather than fighting the initiative, according to a leading cultivator and distributor of cannabis-based products.
NEW YORK (AP) — The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the throngs of people usually scrambling for a view.
SPEARFISH — At the Nov. 2 Spearfish City Council meeting, Darick Eisenbraun formally announced he would resign his seat on the council.
RAPID CITY — The Black Hills Clean Water Alliance issued a statement Wednesday, opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of Underground Injection Control and Safe Drinking Water Act aquifer exemption permits to Powertech (USA) Inc., Tuesday night.
LEAD — The Historic Homestake Opera House will host the concert of Celtic and Holiday Music, with one of its all time favorite SD Touring Artists Groups, Maggie in the Meantime.
EDGEMONT — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final Underground Injection Control (UIC) permits and a Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) aquifer exemption to Powertech (USA) Inc. for the Dewey-Burdock uranium in-situ recovery (ISR) site near Edgemont.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest was replaced Tuesday, less than a week after telling employees that he had recovered from COVID-19 and was not wearing a mask around the office.
SPEARFISH — As with many holiday events this year, the Zonta Club of Spearfish is turning its annual Festival of Trees auction fundraiser into an online event.
SPEARFISH — Black Hills Gold swim team members have competed in two meets this season while observing changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — In a prepared statement Tuesday, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) announced its plans to conduct winter sports during the 2020-2021 academic year.
STURGIS — The fourth annual Sturgis 5k Turkey Trot was organized by Traeton Monahan and Josie Kaufman as their senior English project, raising money for a classmate.
SPEARFISH — The Spearfish Rifle and Pistol Range is undergoing a two-phase project that will allow more shooters to use the facility.
SPEARFISH — Max Sailor became the newest member of the Minot (N.D.) State University wrestling team when he signed his letter of intent Thursday afternoon.
SPEARFISH — Erin Rotert made it official Thursday afternoon when she signed a letter of intent to play women’s basketball at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell starting with the next school year.
SPEARFISH — Spearfish Gymnastics Academy can claim to be the only South Dakota venue that has run a virtual gymnastics meet.
NEWELL — Newell’s volleyball program continued to improve during the 2020 season under head coach Tysha McDonald.
OPINION — This year, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first Small Business Saturday, the annual event that encourages customers to shop at local businesses during the holiday season.
OPINION — Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season – although I think we all put our Christmas trees up a little earlier this year.
OPINION — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s public service announcements during the COVID pandemic have consistently said that “We will get through this together.”
OPINION — Thanksgiving is around the corner, and across the country families are planning how to celebrate with their loved-ones in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some states across the country are imposing restrictions on Thanksgiving celebrations. Some in the media are even looking ah…
OPINION — In 1934, William Allen White, editor and publisher of The Emporia (Kansas) Gazette wrote to a young editor Whitley Austin, of the Hutchinson (Kansas) News in an effort to try to get the younger former Gazette reporter to be patient with democracy.
OPINION — COVID is making a strong attempt to alter the course of education. Educators are fighting to restore some sense of normalcy to a proven process of success. It is a tough fight. Things are not the same. Educators are stretched, stressed and doing the best they can with the circumst…
OPINION — A little historical perspective. In the history of the United States, according to The University of Virginia’s Miller Center, the two narrowest presidential margins of victory have been the race between George W. Bush and Al Gore in 2000, and Rutherford Hayes against Samuel Tilden…
The mantra in the nation this week has been “Keep Calm and Carry On” – counting votes that is.