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Mitchell Tech showcases program in annual welding competition
Photos from the annual Mitchell Polar Plunge
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Around the Region
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Robert "Bob" Jenkinson
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
April 3, 2013
ND group seeks to put abortion laws on ballot
April 3, 2013 - 5:44am
March 18, 2013
Anti-abortion attorney says ND bill won't survive legal challenge
FARGO -- A bill passed by the North Dakota Legislature on Friday would effectively end abortions in the state, but an anti-abortion lawyer says...
March 18, 2013 - 7:15am
March 16, 2013
LETTER: Abortion a tragedy worse than slavery
To the Editor: It has been more than 150 years since our nation outlawed slavery in the Confederate states when the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. It was quite a battle to accomplish this change in America as portrayed in the movie, "Lincoln,"...
March 16, 2013 - 9:49am
March 8, 2013
SD gov approves longer abortion wait in some cases
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill extending in some cases what is already the nation's longest waiting period for a woman to receive an abortion. Daugaard announced that he signed the legislation on Friday. Women seeking abortions in South Dakota...
March 8, 2013 - 2:52pm
March 2, 2013
LETTER: Pro-life arguments seem inconsistent
To the Editor: In your newspaper's online comments section, somebody made a statement to the effect of, "people should consider before having children because they are expensive." This led me to consider previous statements made by commenters refuting reproductive rights...
March 2, 2013 - 3:40pm
March 1, 2013
How They Voted
Here's how the Senate broke Thursday on excluding Saturdays, Sundays and annually recurring holidays from calculation of the 72-hour waiting period for an abortion in South Dakota. Yes: Tim Begalka, R-Clear Lake. Corey Brown, R-Gettysburg. Bob Ewing, R-Spearfish. Phyllis...
March 1, 2013 - 8:46pm
Longer waiting period for abortions now awaits a decision from governor
PIERRE -- It's now up to Gov.
March 1, 2013 - 8:37pm
February 27, 2013
SD Senate panel approves longer abortion wait
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota Senate committee has approved a bill that could require some women seeking abortions to wait longer after first seeing an abortion clinic doctor. South Dakota already has the nation's longest waiting period at three days.
February 27, 2013 - 2:05pm
February 20, 2013
South Dakota House approves longer abortion wait
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota House has approved a bill that could require women seeking abortions to wait longer after first seeing a doctor at an abortion clinic. The House voted 56-13 to pass a measure that says Saturdays, Sundays and holidays could not count in calculating...
February 20, 2013 - 9:22pm
February 18, 2013
MERCER: Friends remember Ruth Karim
Ruth Karim left this world Feb. 10 at age 82. Her funeral Feb. 16 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pierre marks the final passing of...
February 18, 2013 - 7:02am
February 16, 2013
LETTER: Abortion is a 'sin against the Creator'
To the Editor: Does God distinguish a death by abortion from a child murdered in a class room? In both cases, each breaks His commandment, "You Shall Not Kill." Daily, the number of abortions in America far exceeds the number of non-abortion killings. There are nearly 1,000...
February 16, 2013 - 12:00pm
February 11, 2013
Texting, abortion, extra money on tap in Pierre
PIERRE -- The Legislature will look at a bill banning texting while driving and a possible change in calculating the waiting period for abortions. Here are a few items of interest heading into the session's sixth week. Storm warning The blizzard warnings looming over much...
February 11, 2013 - 6:28am
February 3, 2013
O'REILLY: What the babies would say
It is one of life's great mysteries that so many liberal people are so callous when it comes to aborting fetuses. I mean, the Democratic Convention...
February 3, 2013 - 10:24pm
February 1, 2013
LETTER: Abortion toll worse than that of WWII
To the Editor: Sixty six years ago, during the Second World War in Europe, six million Jews, 20 million Russians, 10 million Christians and 1,900 Catholic priests were murdered, raped, burned, starved and humiliated by Russian and German authorities. The people looked the other way....
February 1, 2013 - 10:40pm
January 22, 2013
OPINION: 40 years too many for abortion
Gun violence is the hot topic lately, although this is a misnomer. Physical violence occurs when individuals or groups act out using any type...
January 22, 2013 - 12:42am