| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Here's our round-up of the week's most notable concerts. For more shows, check out FindLocal. Ticket prices do not reflect any additional surcharges and taxes.
On Monday, the wonderfully named I Set My Friends on Fire plays Sonar ($11/$13).
| Feb 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Dock workers and the management of 15 East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout on Wednesday.
The six-year deal between the International Longshoremen's Association,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A weekend strike by dockworkers from Maine to Texas was averted Friday after union and management negotiators settled a major sticking point and extended the contract deadline until Feb. 6 to hammer out the rest of a long-term deal.
The announcement came...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Port of Baltimore officials say they "are preparing for the worst," in the event of a longshoremen's strike at one minute past midnight Dec. 30.
But that would be nothing, they say, compared with a management decision to lock out workers at the...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 12:39 PM
On any summer weekend, thousands of outdoors enthusiasts are drawn to the cooling waters and shaded shores of Big Gunpowder Falls.
Some of them are after nothing more than a leisurely float down the river. Tubing has long been a hot-weather institution...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 7:06 AM
PIERRE — The 2012 session of the Legislature took some of the normal strange turns. Lawmakers decided South Dakota didn’t need a state mascot, or at least the bison shouldn’t play that role, as Sen. Tom Nelson, R-Lead, suggested.
| Mar 28, 2012
PIERRE — The candidate filing deadline arrived Tuesday evening for the June 5 primary elections, and voters in many parts of South Dakota will be in for some wild rides in contests for the Legislature.
Secretary of State Jason Gant can still...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:05 AM
BOYNE CITY — Skipper, an adorable, stray beagle from the Charlevoix Area Humane Society now proudly serves his country in Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection division at the San Francisco International Airport.
But how exactly did a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:02 PM
PIERRE — Politicians hoping to win high office down the road have long spread money to other campaigns along the way in the hope of engendering good will. The latest is former Gov. Mike Rounds.
The "Peter Norbeck" political action committee that...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:43 PM
PIERRE — The Senate’s Republican leader and the state Board of Regents’ twice-retired executive director were chosen Monday to lead a study committee to look at the purpose and funding of post-secondary education in South Dakota.
| May 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
An Aberdeen trio won this weekend's 24th annual Wolves on the Water Walleye Tournament on the Missouri River near Glenham.
Kent Wirebaugh, Shannon Yeske and Scott Podoll earned the first-place prize of $2,500 by catching eight fish that weighed a total...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:05 PM
Most incumbents rolled to victories Tuesday in their re-election bids for the South Dakota Legislature. But a very big name in Democratic politics lost, Democrats gained at least two seats in the Senate, Republicans gained two seats in the House of...