EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth in a series of stories where the Pioneer will explore the legalization process of medical and recreational marijuana in South Dakota.
A temporary halt to abortions in 2020 at the only clinic in South Dakota where the procedures take place led to a big drop in abortions performed in the state last year, but it did not prevent women who wanted to terminate their pregnancies from doing so elsewhere.
DEADWOOD — The annual Days of ’76 parade took to Main Street Friday afternoon paying homage to the people who helped build Deadwood.
LEAD — A local businessman has breathed new life into the former Odd Fellows building of Lead.
LEAD — The newest building on the Sanford Lab campus will be named after Sen. Mike Rounds.
BELLE FOURCHE — Area residents poured into the Tri-State Museum & Visitor Center back lawn Thursday to take in the Hometown Thursdays finale for the 2021 season. Weston Frank Live performed while visitors enjoyed food vendors and a number of kids activities. Thursday’s event was the last…
DEADWOOD — During three previous visits, consultant Roger Brooks introduced Deadwood to the idea of a public gathering space in Outlaw Square and is thoroughly impressed with its execution and management thus far.
STURGIS — Due to the increased traffic volumes expected during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will activate temporary traffic signals at the following locations:
SPEARFISH — On July 27, the High Plains Anglers of Spearfish hooked up with the Kid Konnection Summer program, sharing their knowledge and passion of fishing to create new anglers.
DEADWOOD — South Dakota athletes Eli Lord, Chance William Schott, and Jacob Kammere moved to the top spot in their respective events as the second PRCA rodeo performance ended Thursday night at the Days of ’76 rodeo in Deadwood.
GREGORY — Belle Fourche Post 32 finished 0-2 at the Region 7 Legion baseball tournament and finished with a 9-20 record.
SPEARFISH — The Spearfish Sasquatch and the Sioux Falls Sunfish combined for 23 runs on 25 hits, but in the end the Sasquatch scored for runs in the bottom of the seventh to win 12-11
OPINION — President Joe Biden recently passed his six-month mark in the White House. It might end up being the high-water mark of his presidency.
OPINION — When you hear the word “trauma,” what comes to mind? The death of a loved one, severe injury or illness, a natural disaster, physical or sexual abuse, wartime combat? These are the things that I once thought of as trauma.
OPINION — “Back to School” season can be full of excitement and new adventures, but, for some, the thought of going back to school can bring overwhelming feelings of anxiety about the unknown. This is not only true for kids who are transitioning from online to in-person learning this fall, b…
OPINION — If you’ve noticed the cost of everyday items going up lately, you aren’t imagining it. Inflation, which describes consumers’ purchasing power and the price of goods, grew in June to its highest level in 13 years. As a result, American families are – literally – paying the price. In…
OPINION — The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was recently introduced in the House and has now been introduced in the Senate — and will benefit every member of this community! Unlike many issues in Washington, this legislation has bipartisan support and is focused on delivering be…
OPINION — Smoke gets in your eyes…. but flames destroy fences.
OPINION — After a year of Zooming I was finally able to get out without my computer and marvel at the amazing state of create we live in. We’ve all been ready to get back to making and experiencing art—and it seems as if everything is happening at once. One very exhilarating trend is the con…
OPINION — I am considerably less clueless than I was when I arrived on the ranch seven years ago, but I grew up in the suburbs for goodness sake. Consequently, life on a ranch will probably always be rife with me doing the wrong thing at the wrong time.