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Residents question safety of proposed rare-earth mine

Residents question safety of proposed rare-earth mine

SUNDANCE, Wyo. — Landowners living near the site of a proposed rare-earth elements mine questioned water quality, dust control and radioactive minerals at a meeting Monday night in Sundance.

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S.D. sand not suitable for oil field fracking in N.D.

PIERRE, S.D. — A state study that took more than a year to complete has concluded that sand from western South Dakota is not suitable for use in the oil and gas industry.

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Black Hills men down MSUB

SPEARFISH, S. D. -- Six Black Hills State players scored points in double figures on Saturday night as the Yellow Jackets beat Montana State Billings 97-77 in men's basketball.

November 16, 2013 11:01 pmLoading…
Montana-led drive to help South Dakota ranchers makes first donation

Montana-led drive to help South Dakota ranchers makes first donation

A Montana-led effort to deliver heifers to storm-devastated ranches in South Dakota will make its first delivery Friday.

October 28, 2013 5:20 pmLoading…

Rocky runner Raymond recognized

Rocky Mountain College freshman Jessica Raymond has been selected as the women's cross country runner of the week in the Frontier Conference.

September 17, 2013 2:41 pmLoading…

Perfect start for Rocky runners

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- The women's cross country team at Rocky Mountain College had a perfect 1-2-3-4-5 finish on Friday in winning the Black Hills State Yellowjacket Invitational.

September 13, 2013 8:26 pmLoading…
5 free things in South Dakota's Black Hills

5 free things in South Dakota's Black Hills

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Mount Rushmore National Memorial may be the most famous landmark in the Black Hills of South Dakota, but it's not the only one.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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In top coal state, gas to fuel next power plant

In top coal state, gas to fuel next power plant

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The next major power plant to be built in the nation's top coal-mining state will be fueled by natural gas.

May 22, 2013 6:11 pmLoading…
New book on Yellowstone features 103 historic photos

New book on Yellowstone features 103 historic photos

The strength of “Yellowstone Yesterday & Today,” by Paul Horsted with Bob Berry, is that it melds history, nature and art in a 160-page book.

March 10, 2013 12:30 am Photos

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Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore

One of America’s great Icons, Mount Rushmore.

December 19, 2012 4:45 pmLoading…

Rocky women, MSU men win meet

The Montana State University Billings men and the Rocky Mountain College women captured team titles Saturday during the 22nd annual Yellowjacket Invitational cross country meet at Riverfront Park.

October 13, 2012 1:52 pmLoading…

Lichen kills elk near Wamsutter; officials warn hunters not to shoot sickly elk

CASPER, Wyo. — Do not shoot an elk that looks weak or paralyzed. It could be suffering from lichen poisoning, and officials do not know the possible health effects on humans if infected meat is eaten, said Daryl Lutz, Lander regional wildlife supervisor for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

October 02, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Black Hills deer die-off could be worst in decades

CASPER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials knew some deer would die in the Black Hills this fall. No one expected what could be the worst die-off in decades.

September 26, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Draft study proposes thinning Black Hills Forest to control mountain pine beetle

Draft study proposes thinning Black Hills Forest to control mountain pine beetle

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Forest Service proposes thinning portions of the Black Hills National Forest, including 32,300 acres in Wyoming, to stop the mountain pine beetle from killing trees.

September 22, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Black Hills Corp. will close two coal-fired power plants in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Black Hills Corp. will shutter two coal-fired power stations in Wyoming in the next 19 months, which could affect up to 13 employees.

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Ghost Town Rally aims to grab biker traffic

CASPER, Wyo. — Motorcycles are ubiquitous on the roads and highways of Wyoming.

July 31, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…
Black Hills-area wildfires scorch 6,000 acres

Black Hills-area wildfires scorch 6,000 acres

8:47 A.M.: RAPID CITY, S.D. — Communities canceled fireworks displays, and the American Red Cross geared up to help families in need as the July 4th holiday approached with wildfires burning about 6,000 acres of land in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming.

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Wyoming fugitive caught in South Dakota waives extradition

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Wyoming fugitive who spent two days on the run before being captured in South Dakota's Black Hills will be returned to his home state to face charges.

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Stock Growers honor two

JACKSON — The Wyoming Stock Growers Association presented two awards during the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention in Jackson recently.

June 08, 2012 11:15 pmLoading…

United Nations fact finder on indigenous rights wraps up visit

WASHINGTON — A United Nations fact finder surveying the lives of Native Americans and Alaska Natives said Friday he'll recommend in an upcoming report that some of the tribes' lands be restored, including the Black Hills of South Dakota.

May 04, 2012 2:30 pm Related Loading…

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