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Discrimination lawsuit reveals dysfunction in police department in 1990s

Before appointing Steve Allender as Rapid City police chief in 2007, then-mayor Alan Hanks ordered an investigation of the claims of discrimination by Allender against fellow officer Glen Yellow Robe.

May 24, 2015 6:20 am(2)


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American Legion baseball: Post 22 extends winning streak to seven

American Legion baseball: Post 22 extends winning streak to seven

An 0-6 start to the season has become a distant memory for the Post 22 American Legion baseball team after its seventh consecutive victory, which included four straight wins against Bozeman, Mont., over the weekend.

May 23, 2015 11:15 pm Photos




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TED KOOSER: Standing strong

Poets often do their best work when they’re telling us about something they’ve seen without stepping into the poem and talking about themselves. Here’s a lovely poem of observation by Terri Kirby Erickson, who lives in North Carolina.

May 24, 2015 4:00 am(0)
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