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83-year-old Rapid City man sentenced in medical laser scheme
An 83-year-old Rapid City man convicted in a nearly $17 million illegal medical laser scheme has been sentenced to 12 years in federal custody.
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A Minnesota man suspected in the slaying of a man in South Dakota has been returned to that state to face charges. Jose Vega, of Montevideo, Minnesota, is one of two men charged with murder in the death last week...
New Mitchell aquatic center nears completion
Construction for an $8 million aquatic center in southeast South Dakota is under budget and nearing completion.
South Dakota district downsizes staff amid $1.5M deficit
A school district in western South Dakota is downsizing its staff as it prepares to face a $1.5 million budget deficit.
Aberdeen man pleads not guilty in fatal apartment fire
An Aberdeen man accused of shooting and killing an Andover woman and setting her apartment on fire has pleaded not guilty.
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A man who has pleaded guilty to causing the death of another man because he was drunk driving has been sentenced to prison. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that 41-year-old Rudy Isla-Mejico was sentenced to 10...
Federal air quality restrictions lifted on Sheridan
A federal restriction imposed on Sheridan in northern Wyoming in the late 1980s has been lifted as the result of decades-long efforts to improve air quality in the city.
Environmentalists ask court to restore oil-gas emission rule
Environmentalists are asking an appeals court to reinstate a rule restricting harmful methane emissions on U.S. lands, at least temporarily.
Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor
One of the Republican Party's top fundraisers is running for governor of Wyoming.
Wyoming coal firm appealed to governor over mine permit
A coal company denied a permit in northern Wyoming last year sought, but did not receive, respite from Gov. Matt Mead and the head of the Department of Environmental Quality.
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A state district judge has upheld Williston's July 1 deadline for oil field crew camps to shut down, though the legal battle isn't over. Target Logistics and Lodging Solutions sued the city in April, saying...
North Dakota Capitol elevator replacement pegged at $1.8M
A $1.8 million project is underway to replace the four main elevators at the North Dakota Capitol.
Great River Energy studies viability of greenhouse project
Great River Energy is studying whether it could profitably power a greenhouse near its Coal Creek Station coal-fired power plant.
Dakota Access builder donates $5M to Bismarck university
The company that built the Dakota Access pipeline has donated $5 million to the University of Mary in Bismarck.
17 apply to be medical marijuana growers in North Dakota
North Dakota's Health Department has received 17 applications from potential manufacturers of medical marijuana.
Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism
A Virginia photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photo of a fatal car attack the day of a white nationalist rally is the latest in a series of newspaper employees who have won journalism's top honor but...
The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library
Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.
Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered
As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.
Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died
Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" films has died at age 49.
Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse
A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.
Nicaragua says it's open to dialogue after 9 dead in unrest
Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.
Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia
Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science.
Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London.
French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103
French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.
Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site
Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.
N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests
North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117
The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117.
Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths
Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.
17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China
The fire department says the death toll from two boats that capsized in southern China has risen to 17.
India approves death penalty for rape of young children
India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women.