DOE Studying Effects of Potential Lab Near Lead
LEAD - The Department of Energy has started an environmental assessment in Lead that will determine whether building a new surface laboratory will have significant effects on human health and the environment.
Suspicious Fire Destroys Abandoned Church in Pine Ridge
PINE RIDGE - Investigators say a weekend fire that destroyed an abandoned log cabin church on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is suspicious.
Column: Other Issues in Focus as War, Economy Fade
WASHINGTON - After a dozen years of war and a half-dozen of economic troubles, the United States is beginning to wrestle with a question even more existential than those big events: What does it mean to be an American?
Sioux Falls Students Can’t Use Computers for Tests
SIOUX FALLS - The Sioux Falls School District is spending millions of dollars on Google Chromebooks and Apple iPads. But students won't be able to use them to take standardized tests next year.
Forecaster Expects Busy South Dakota Wildfire Season
RAPID CITY - State Fire Meteorologist Darren Clabo says there is a potential for large wildfires in western South Dakota this spring.
Longhorns Return to Western South Dakota Museum
SPEARFISH - The High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish once again has live animals on display.
People Leaving South Dakota Countryside for Urban Centers
RAPID CITY - New 2012 census estimates confirm that people are leaving the South Dakota countryside to live in the urban centers of Sioux Falls and Rapid City.
Program to Help Parents Understand Crying Babies
PIERRE - A new program in South Dakota is educating parents about a period in a baby's life when they may cry a lot.
Lion Season Ends with Reduced Kill in Black Hills
RAPID CITY - Despite an increase in the number of lions that could be killed, the Black Hills lion season has ended well short of the limit.
Cellphone Burglars Hit Companies in Brookings, Brandon, Watertown
MITCHELL - Authorities say cellphone businesses in three South Dakota cities have been burglarized.