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Fifth-graders volunteer with Love Feast, learn value of giving
Core board searching to fill top positions
Grammy-winning artist returns to Palace after 2006 visit
15th annual Community Christmas Dinner planned
Seven trains a 'pretty fair' start for Presho-Chamberlain rail line
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Lila J. Steiber
The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
A different future for Health care
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline are getting conflicting messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The tribal chairman tells demonstrators that it's time to leave their camp and go home. Another leader implores them to stay through...
9 hours 51 min ago
U.S. surgeon general E-cigarette report sparks controversy
WASHINGTON - The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday, Dec. 8, called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young...
10 hours 9 min ago
After 'pizzagate' shooting, an industry trained in hospitality thinks about security
I was sitting in a restaurant in Paris last November when I learned that, one arrondisement over, terrorists were attacking restaurants. As my...
10 hours 21 min ago
No mistrial for Dylann Roof after church shooting survivor calls him 'evil'
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday denied a mistrial for accused white South Carolina gunman Dylann Roof, who a day earlier...
10 hours 55 min ago
'Silent extinction': Giraffes listed as a vulnerable species after 30-year population plunge
The stately 18-foot-tall giraffe is among the animals ecologists call "charismatic megafauna," the name for critters that elicit squeals of delight...
11 hours 3 min ago
VIDEO: Police release surveillance footage of Moorhead school bus driver using racial slur, abandoning kids on side of road
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead Police Department has released a surveillance video that shows a school bus driver using a racial slur and leaving...
11 hours 52 min ago
Stepfather charged in death of toddler in Dell Rapids
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — Sheriff's officials say the stepfather of an 18-month-old boy has been arrested and charged in the child's death in southeastern South Dakota. Minnehaha County Sheriff's Capt. Jason Gearman said Thursday officers were called to a Dell Rapids home Wednesday afternoon...
12 hours 39 min ago
Federal charges filed in 2 fatal shooting on Pine Ridge
RAPID CITY (AP) — Federal authorities have announced charges against three people stemming from two fatal shootings on the Pine Ridge reservation. The Rapid City Journal reports a 36-year-old Colorado man is charged with second-degree murder in the Sept. 29 death of 34-year-old...
12 hours 41 min ago
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
NEW YORK - Almost 60 percent of transgender Americans have avoided using public restrooms for fear of confrontation, saying they have been harassed...
13 hours 9 min ago
Already a great-grandfather, Mick Jagger a dad again at 73
NEW YORK - Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time on Thursday, Dec. 8, when his ballet dancer girlfriend gave...
13 hours 26 min ago
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
FARGO — Ralphie May may have been on the naughty list earlier this year, but the comic has been trying to work his way onto the nice list lately....
14 hours 27 min ago
USGS reports earthquake magnitude 6.8 off coast of Northern California
WASHINGTON - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 was reported off the coast of Northern California on Thursday, Dec. 8, the U.S. Geological...
14 hours 34 min ago
Authorities investigate child death in South Dakota
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — Authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a child in southeastern South Dakota. The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office says the death happened in a home in Dell Rapids. Authorities say the call came in around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and was originally...
15 hours 30 min ago
December 7, 2016
Somali-American lawmaker from Minneapolis says D.C. cabbie harassed her
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ilhan Omar, a Minneapolis woman recently elected the nation’s first Somali-American lawmaker, said she was subjected to “hateful,...
December 7, 2016 - 9:55pm
Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
PIERRE — The Anti-Corruption Act approved by a majority of South Dakota voters last month is constitutional and doesn't hamper the existing employment arrangements of legislators or their family members, according to the state attorney general's office. A group of more than...
December 7, 2016 - 6:19pm