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Deep injection well sought for oil wastewater in southwest SD

A proposal to dispose of oil-production wastewater by injecting it 3,160 feet underground in the southwestern corner of South Dakota appear… Read more

Black Hills Works Gala honors local author, three others

A poet, an artist, an advocate and a woman who loves her independent life — each challenging the notion of what living with disability mean… Read more

Fatal Tilford fire caused by 'cigarette being smoked in bed while on oxygen'

The house fire that killed a Sturgis firefighter was started by an elderly man who was in bed and smoking a cigarette while on oxygen, acco… Read more

Sutton in-laws donate thousands to Noem

A new campaign finance report shows that two women related by marriage to Democratic nominee for governor Billie Sutton gave a combined $2,… Read more

Board to hear first 'compassionate parole' case; man sentenced for molesting boys at Custer facility

A South Dakota man sentenced in 1999 to nearly 60 years in prison for molesting boys while working as a counselor at a juvenile correctiona… Read more

Black Hills' scenic tunnels get a hard look

The tip-tip-tap of small hammers against the granite Hood Tunnel on the road to Sylvan Lake on Monday morning might have sounded like the m… Read more



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Sutton in-laws donate thousands to Noem

Seth Tupper Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

A new campaign finance report shows that two women related by marriage to Democratic nominee for governor Billie Sutton gave a combined $2,… Read more

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Fatal Tilford fire caused by 'cigarette being smoked in bed while on oxygen'

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The house fire that killed a Sturgis firefighter was started by an elderly man who was in bed and smoking a cigarette while on oxygen, acco… Read more

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Former child leader sentenced to 40 years for child rape, sexual touching

Arielle Zionts Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

A Box Elder man who worked at a preschool and in youth sports was sentenced Wednesday in state court to 40 years in prison for raping one y… Read more

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Noem-Trump event raised $518,780; list of contributors revealed

Seth Tupper Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

Kristi Noem’s fundraiser featuring President Donald Trump raked in $518,780, according to a new campaign finance report. Read more

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100 years ago this month, Spanish flu ravaged Rapid City

Seth Tupper Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

One hundred years ago this month, something like martial law was enforced in Rapid City as public buildings and many private businesses wer… Read more

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Sturgis couple to donate $20K to firefighter's widow

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The Albert and Laverne Elliott First Responders Fund at the Black Hills Area Community Foundation has been established to provide immediate… Read more

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Raiders' Hagen put on paid administrative leave

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Rapid City Stevens head football coach Scott Hagen will miss the rest of the season after being placed on paid administrative leave. Read more

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Mother accused of trying to kill self, baby in car crash

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A woman tried to kill her baby and herself by crashing her car into a ditch off an interstate in Sioux Falls, because she believed the infa… Read more

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Deadwood's historic Franklin Hotel getting a new parapet

Jim Holland Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

DEADWOOD | Another step in restoring a landmark western South Dakota hotel to its original luster is underway, with the rebuilding of a dec… Read more

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Another Harkless brother has Hot Springs eyeing a deep playoff run

Geoff Preston Journal staff ​ | ​ Updated ​ | ​ 0 Comments

In the Harkless family in Hot Springs, football is introduced early in life. Read more

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See the best photos from Journal stories you might have missed. Read more

PHOTOS: State soccer: Pierre vs. Rapid City Stevens

Pierre beat Rapid City Stevens 2-0 Saturday to claim the Class AA girls’ state soccer championship match at Sioux Park in Rapid City. Read more

PHOTOS: Autumn snow falls in Black Hills

Areas throughout the Black Hills have received snow over the past few days. Rapid City recorded 3.4 inches of snowfall between Sunday eveni… Read more

PHOTOS: Walking to remember on Native American Day

A group of more than 200 people participated Monday morning in a walk to remember the  dozens of  Native American children who died at the … Read more

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