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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
August 1, 2014
LETTER: Abortion stops a beating heart
Regarding “Hobby Lobby’s logic flawed on birth control” (July 12), the availability of contraception has led to widespread abortion for decades. Abortion is considered the “foolproof contraceptive.” For that reason, the ease with which contraception is available has translated...
August 1, 2014 - 4:16pm
April 17, 2014
Fetal-heartbeat abortion law denied in ND
Restriction called ‘unconstitutional.’
April 17, 2014 - 2:43pm
March 14, 2014
New SD law bans adoptions at pregnancy centers
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a new law to tweak the policy governing the state's pregnancy help centers. The law forbids the centers from lining up adoptions. It will take effect in July. The centers are designed to provide neutral counseling...
March 14, 2014 - 10:21pm
March 9, 2014
LETTER: HB1162 offensive to women of all backgrounds
To the Editor: Legislators in Pierre are again not focusing on the real issues facing South Dakota, but focusing on lowering the quality of women's health care in the state. This time, they're doing it under the guise of banning so-called "sex-selective abortions." Even though...
March 9, 2014 - 9:52pm
March 6, 2014
LETTER: HB 1162 attacks women's right to choose
To the Editor: House Bill 1162 is one of the worst bills to come up this legislative session. The bill would make it a felony to terminate a pregnancy solely because of the sex of the fetus, but supporters can't even identify an instance where that has ever occurred in South...
March 6, 2014 - 10:00pm
March 4, 2014
Senate takes action on pregnancy centers
Pregnancy help centers will now be required to submit a list of licensed counselors to the state.
March 4, 2014 - 10:04pm
March 3, 2014
SD gender abortion ban bill criticized, revised
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's proposed ban on gender-selective abortions would stigmatize Asian-Americans and promote racial stereotypes, opponents of the measure said during a hearing Monday. Lena Tran, an Asian-American student at the University of South...
March 3, 2014 - 10:46pm
February 26, 2014
Adoption services restriction is one step from final approval
PIERRE — State law already requires pregnant women seeking abortions to first visit a pregnancy care center that can't be affiliated with an abortion provider. A similar restriction might soon apply against affiliations with adoption services, too. The state Senate could vote...
February 26, 2014 - 10:28pm
February 20, 2014
SD lawmakers reject abortion ban for Down syndrome
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — A measure that would have banned aborting fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome was rejected by a South Dakota legislative committee Thursday, with lawmakers saying it could jeopardize the state's legal defense of abortion restrictions passed in...
February 20, 2014 - 2:27pm
February 12, 2014
SD panel passes abortion ban for gender selection
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel on Wednesday approved a measure that would ban abortions sought because of the gender of a fetus after supporters said scientific advances are making it easier to determine the sex of a fetus earlier in a pregnancy. The...
February 12, 2014 - 7:10pm
January 23, 2014
State victories create dilemma for abortion foes
As groups on both sides of the debate mark Wednesday's anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, anti-abortion majorities in the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature and elsewhere are under pressure to take bigger, broader steps.
January 23, 2014 - 10:28pm
January 17, 2014
Study: Highway 281 isanti-abortion heartland
By Northern Plains News Both sides of U.S. Highway 281 are anti-abortion territory, according to a recent study by NARAL Pro-Choice America. In fact, the Dakotas sit atop the six-state stack in the middle of the country stretching from North Dakota to Texas — U.S. 281’s...
January 17, 2014 - 11:22pm