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Ten sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision
Mitchell's $202K waterslide one formality away from reality
Gift boosts Dakota State's cybersecurity program
SD officials seek patience from struggling region ambulance services
Sanford awarded grant to study Native American, rural health
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
State amateur baseball tournament brings in $54K
Experienced Kernels ready for new season
Players stepping into new roles for DWU volleyball team
Sano to DL with shin injury; Kennys Vargas likely to be called up
Kernels swept against Brandon Valley
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
July 24, 2015
Deutsch wants broader ban against sales from abortions
PIERRE—Since 1993, South Dakota has prohibited the use for research or transplantation of any unborn or newborn child or any organ or tissue from the child who has been subject to an induced abortion. But a South Dakota legislator wants a stronger ban. Rep.
July 24, 2015 - 8:10am
February 20, 2015
House removes beheading ban from anti-abortion legislation
PIERRE — Neither side in South Dakota's long fight over legalized abortion seemed to want to have to vote Thursday on a proposed state law that would have banned beheadings of unborn children. So Rep.
February 20, 2015 - 8:29am
February 17, 2015
Panel approves potential prohibition of abortion procedure
PIERRE (AP) — A legislative committee has approved a measure that could ban a surgical abortion procedure that doesn't appear to occur in South Dakota. The House Health and Human Services Committee voted Tuesday for a plan that would prohibit fetuses from being beheaded. Republican...
February 17, 2015 - 3:46pm
February 16, 2015
Lawmakers to mull minimum wage, nonstop Deadwood drinking
PIERRE (AP) — Lawmakers are set to consider measures on transportation, abortion, a youth minimum wage and all-hours drinking in Deadwood. Here's a look at some of the proposals they'll take up this week in Pierre: TRANSPORTATION The House State Affairs Committee takes...
February 16, 2015 - 4:35pm
February 4, 2015
Roe v. Wade resolution could be walked into US Supreme Court
PIERRE -- The Legislature's resolution asking for the Roe v. Wade abortion decision to be reconsidered and overturned might be carried by hand to the U.S. Supreme Court, the lawmaker behind it said Tuesday. Rep. Roger Hunt, R-Brandon, said a copy of the resolution would be sent to...
February 4, 2015 - 1:12pm
February 3, 2015
Committee approves proposal to bar pre-payment for abortions
PIERRE (AP) — A legislative panel has approved a measure that would prohibit abortion providers in South Dakota from accepting payment until the day a procedure is scheduled to be performed. The House Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday passed the proposal sponsored...
February 3, 2015 - 4:40pm
January 30, 2015
State House urges U.S. Supreme Court to admit abortion decision was mistake
PIERRE — The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly called upon the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reassess and overturn its Roe and Casey decisions that legalized and upheld abortions nationwide. House members — 10 for and one against -- spoke for more than...
January 30, 2015 - 10:41am
November 21, 2014
LETTER: Do we care enough to please God?
To the Editor: It appears we are starting to realize that aborting an unborn baby is wrong. For the first time in a national survey, more people consider themselves pro-life, or against abortion. Also, in South Dakota, the Planned Parenthood clinic in Rapid City will close on De...
November 21, 2014 - 3:37pm
October 28, 2014
LETTER: Who will protect your most basic right to live?
What’s your most basic right? Is it not the right to life? When you go to the voting booth, ask yourself who will fight to protect that right. The party platform of the Democrats is pro-abortion (anti-life). Mr. Weiland and Mr. Pressler are pro-abortion. Mike Rounds has a strong...
October 28, 2014 - 10:45pm
August 1, 2014
LETTER: Hobby Lobby fight about religion, not health
They say if you repeat a falsehood often enough, people will embrace it as fact. Dr. Dean’s letter regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to allow Hobby Lobby to refuse to include certain contraceptive services in the employee health insurance coverage it provides is a case in...
August 1, 2014 - 4:18pm
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