BEULAH — With a little bit of divine intervention on the part of the Society of Black Hills Pioneers, the mystery of historic military headstones found on a weedy hill near Beulah, Wyo., has been solved.
STURGIS — It’s long been said that South Dakota has two seasons – winter and road construction.
South Dakota businesses in the midst of a vigorous post-pandemic economic recovery are scrambling to attract new employees from what has become a limited pool of potential workers.
SPEARFISH — Missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated three semi truckloads of food to Feeding South Dakota from their large-scale service facility, Welfare Square located in Salt lake City, Utah.
LEAD — Difficulties associated with the aging building combined with a shortage of some materials have lead to a delayed completion and opening at the soon-to-be Hampton Inn in Lead, but owners say once the building is finished it will be worth waiting for.
BELLE FOURCHE — After walking into a renovated building on State Street, Peedee Hansen knew the space needed to be a tap house. The Hitching Post Tap House officially opened June 4 at 519 State St., in Belle Fourche.
LEAD — Kids who want to be rewarded with big prizes and cool events should check out the Summer Reading Program at the Phoebe Hearst Library in Lead.
RAPID CITY (AP) — Another earthquake has been recorded in South Dakota, the fifth since December.
PIERRE — The reaction of some golf coaches to a change approved in a first reading by the board of directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) led to a lengthy discussion about communication when the board met on Thursday, June 10.
OPINION — I had the pleasure last week to run into Jim Phillips.
SPEARFISH — The 20th annual Mark Larscheid Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at noon, Saturday, July 3, at the Spearfish Canyon Golf Club.
CASPER, Wyo. — The College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., is one day closer to the finish line.
BUTTE, Mont. — The Spearfish Sasquatch scored in each of the first seven innings and defeated the Mining City Tommyknockers 19-4 in Expedition League play Thursday night.
FORT PIERRE — The South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals completed its first go-round Thursday evening.
OPINION — Father’s Day is a time to celebrate all the great fathers in our lives. My kids have an awesome one in Bryon. My son-in-law Kyle will be a father any day now! And I want to wish every father in the state of South Dakota a very happy Father’s Day. The holiday can also be a tough rem…
OPINION — How much money does it take to be wealthy? As I’ve pointed out in previous columns, this is basically an unanswerable question. It depends on too many variables, such as social norms, personal circumstances, accounting methods, lifestyle, and financial standards. Perhaps most signi…
OPINION — More and more I find myself asking people, “How are you?” and meaning it, rather than just using it as a greeting. When they say, “fine,” I ask, “would you tell me if you weren’t?” The variety of responses I get range from, “yes,” to, “probably not,” and everything in between.
OPINION — Until its closure in 2002, the former Homestake Gold Mine was the largest and deepest in the western hemisphere. Following the closure, Barrick Gold Corporation continued to dewater the mine as negotiations to develop a deep underground research facility proceeded. As progress slow…
OPINION — As the Senate returns to work and faces a fistful of thorny issues — from upgrading infrastructure to upholding voting rights — the ghost of a man named Jim Jeffords haunts the Capitol.
OPINION — The reason Democrats in Washington are increasingly frustrated is because their legislative ambitions far outstrip their congressional majorities. They have no majority at all in the U.S. Senate — it is evenly divided, 50-50, between Republicans and Democrats — and depend on Vice P…
OPINION — In the middle of June six years ago, my first child arrived into the world. There were some very minor complications that resulted in major implications, and we ended up in the NICU. After a week of hushed voices, kind nurses, beeping machines, and more tubes and cords than we coul…
OPINION — On Monday, I sat down with the South Dakota Corn & South Dakota Soybean Associations in Valley Springs. For over an hour, I heard directly from producers on concerns they have, the challenges of the last four years, as well as the emerging opportunities. From workforce to trade…