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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
January 17, 2017
New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974
NEW YORK (AP) — Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.
January 17, 2017 - 10:44am
December 14, 2016
Women denied abortions face higher risk for mental health problems
(Reuters Health) - Women who are denied abortions have a higher risk for mental health problems soon afterward compared to women who are allowed to go through with the process, a new study suggests. For five years, researchers tracked nearly 1,000 women who either received or were...
December 14, 2016 - 4:33pm
December 13, 2016
Ohio governor vetoes 'heartbeat' abortion ban, signs 20-week legislation
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Republican Governor John Kasich signed a 20-week abortion ban into law on Tuesday but vetoed stricter legislation that...
December 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
December 12, 2016
Abortion providers sue Texas over new rules for fetal tissue disposal
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Several abortion providers sued Texas in federal court on Monday to halt a new regulation that requires them to dispose...
December 12, 2016 - 1:28pm
December 7, 2016
Ohio lawmakers pass 'heartbeat' abortion legislation
CLEVELAND - Ohio lawmakers approved a bill that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception,...
December 7, 2016 - 8:58am
November 21, 2016
Pope extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Monday, Nov. 21, extended indefinitely to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors in most parts of the world. Francis, who has made a more inclusive and forgiving Roman...
November 21, 2016 - 4:17pm
October 15, 2016
LETTER: Devout Christians cannot vote for Clinton
To the Editor: A devout and faithful Christian cannot vote for a candidate who embraces the 2016 Democratic Party platform. This platform endorses...
October 15, 2016 - 10:30am
LETTER: Sign me up as one of the 'deplorables'
To the Editor: The duplicity of the left is something to behold. While the words of Donald Trump are troubling, the actions of Bill Clinton in...
October 15, 2016 - 10:00am
LETTER: Saddest Birthday Ever
To the Editor: October 16, 2016 marks the saddest birthday ever — the 100th birthday of Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest provider...
October 15, 2016 - 10:00am
July 30, 2016
LETTER: Abortion is the problem
To the Editor: A recent letter (July 9) asserts that abortion "was not considered to be particularly troublesome until Catholic Pope Pius IX...
July 30, 2016 - 10:00am
June 27, 2016
Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic restrictions
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion restrictions that have been widely duplicated in other states, a resounding...
June 27, 2016 - 3:19pm
June 6, 2016
Republican candidates face clear litmus test on abortion
PIERRE — A candidate seeking a Republican nomination to a legislative seat in the June 7 primary elections wrote a complaint to me a few days ago. He didn't like his treatment by South Dakota Right to Life. There was obvious reason for the treatment. He didn't answer the organization's...
June 6, 2016 - 1:41pm
March 30, 2016
FDA: Women can take abortion pill later; have fewer clinic visits
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Women will be able to take the so-called abortion pill later in a pregnancy and with fewer doctor visits under a new federal label for the drug that undermines several state laws aimed at restricting medical abortions. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
March 30, 2016 - 6:41pm
March 22, 2016
Legislature readily approves broader abortion restrictions
PIERRE — The Legislature increased restrictions against abortions in South Dakota in the 2016 session. But the six measures that passed didn't receive public attention to the degree some other topics did, such as education funding and transgender bathroom restrictions. That...
March 22, 2016 - 4:57pm
March 9, 2016
Fetal-pain ban approved for abortions in week 20
PIERRE — Most abortions performed in week 20 or later after fertilization would become a crime in South Dakota under a major change by the Legislature. State senators gave final approval Wednesday 26-7 to the legislation. SB 72 now goes to the governor for his review. Sen. Jeff...
March 9, 2016 - 6:22pm