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Lead-Deadwood students to recite Pledge daily

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — The Lead-Deadwood School District is the latest in South Dakota to have students at all grade levels cite the Pledge of Allegiance each day.

Superintendent Dan Leikvold tells the Black Hills Pioneer that officials came to the d…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lead-Deadwood students to recite Pledge daily

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — The Lead-Deadwood School District is the latest in South Dakota to have students at all grade levels cite the Pledge of Allegiance each day.

Superintendent Dan Leikvold tells the Black Hills Pioneer that officials came to the d…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sanford Lab begins $7M education center campaign

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The Sanford Underground Research Facility has kicked off a $7 million fundraising campaign to help develop an education center that will operate from three locations in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota.

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Sanford Lab begins $7M education center campaign

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The Sanford Underground Research Facility has kicked off a $7 million fundraising campaign to help develop an education center that will operate from three locations in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota.

The Sanford Lab Ho…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lead to recount votes on indoor rec center funding

November 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

LEAD (AP) — A petition submitted to city of Lead officials has prompted a recount on a vote that cut city funding for the town’s only indoor recreation facility.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that about one in four of Lead’s 2,037 registered v…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Dark matter search goes on

November 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

Thomas Edison, inventor of the incandescent light bulb, famously replied to a question about whether he was a failure because he had failed to find the right combination of materials for a light bulb after 9,000 attempts: “Why would I feel like a f…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lead residents vote not to fund recreation center

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

LEAD (AP) — Residents of Lead have decided in a close vote to cut city funding for the town’s only indoor recreation facility.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the vote Tuesday was 273-269 to cut city funding for the Handley Center.

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Blizzard cleanup costing Northern Hills cities

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — Snow removal costs in the northern Black Hills communities of Lead, Deadwood and Spearfish approached $1 million after the Oct. 4 blizzard that dumped as much as 5 feet of snow in the region.

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Blizzard cleanup costing Northern Hills cities

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — Snow removal costs in the northern Black Hills communities of Lead, Deadwood and Spearfish approached $1 million after the Oct. 4 blizzard that dumped as much as 5 feet of snow in the region.

“This storm was spectacularly unexpe…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Search for dark matter at Homestake comes up empty so far

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Chet Brokaw and Seth Borenstein

LEAD (AP) — Nearly a mile underground in an abandoned gold mine, one of the most important quests in physics has so far come up empty in the search for the elusive substance known as dark matter, scientists ann…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com