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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
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
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
Dakota State stuns Dakota Wesleyan football team
No. 3 Jaguars fend off No. 4 Cowboys
Kernels cross country brings back bigger squad
Titans overtake Razorbacks in first half
Bormann qualifies for Symetra Tour golf event
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Steven Douglas Coulter
Fern M. Chasing Horse
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
December 5, 2013
GUEBERT: Big Ag and Big Data
Big data is really big and Big Ag is investing big bucks in what it sees is the next big thing on your farm or ranch.
December 5, 2013 - 5:44pm
November 29, 2013
GUEBERT: Dumb triumphs over Dodd-Frank
Somewhere along his long, winding way from Delaware to Indiana to Washington D.C., Bart Chilton picked up a desire for public service, a view that government should serve the powerful and powerless alike and a trusted way to bring people together to write straightforward, fair public...
November 29, 2013 - 4:48pm
November 7, 2013
GUEBERT: Government’s poor planning hurts farmers and ranchers
In a recent television interview, famed Wall Street investor Warren Buffett characterized the October federal government shutdown as “totally irresponsible” and said the failure of leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives to raise the nation’s debt ceiling until moments...
November 7, 2013 - 6:27pm
October 31, 2013
GUEBERT: Congress could learn from players in 1981 farm bill standoff
Some things never change: In 1981, the White House and Congress were locked in a farm bill fight the likes no one had seen before. On one side was an overwhelmingly Democratic House and Senate that wanted more active federal policies on export embargoes, target prices and dairy...
October 31, 2013 - 11:54am
October 3, 2013
ALAN GUEBERT: You can’t make up absurd stories from Congress
About a month ago, an editor friend replied to a draft copy of one of these weekly efforts with the simple email comment: “You’ve got to be kidding.” My reply assured him I wasn’t kidding because, “No one, not even me, can make this stuff up.” For example, could...
October 3, 2013 - 10:44am
September 5, 2013
ALAN GUEBERT: Opponents still trying to undo country-of-origin labeling
On Aug. 27, the late summer heat of Washington, D.C., was spit-roasting locals and tourists alike up and down Pennsylvania Avenue. Inside the U.S. District Courthouse, a half-block off the main thoroughfare and just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, however, all anyone from Mexico...
September 5, 2013 - 12:48am
August 22, 2013
ALAN GUEBERT: The last supper at St. Leo's Church
The weekly newspaper from my hometown bring news that the small, rural Catholic church near the big southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth will close its doors next year, a casualty, according to its distant bosses, of too few priests and too many parishes. It's a judgment day that...
August 22, 2013 - 10:18pm
July 31, 2013
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
As this July forever fades into this August and the sweaty, hardworking part of high summer slides into the sleepier, dog days of late summer,...
July 31, 2013 - 7:02pm
July 25, 2013
GUEBERT: Congress rides the crazy train
After a 10-day cooling off period known as the Fourth of July recess, House and Senate members came back to steamy, hot Washington, D.C., on...
July 25, 2013 - 6:20pm
June 27, 2013
GUEBERT: Remember the big bank boys?
If you thought the farm bill fight was bad, you're going to hate the coming battle over the reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading...
June 27, 2013 - 6:49am
June 5, 2013
GUEBERT: Some air coming out of farmland prices, rents
The mild winter affected U.S. farmland values only mildly. Summer, however, may cool 'em. According to the much-followed Seventh Federal...
June 5, 2013 - 8:00pm
May 30, 2013
GUEBERT: Where's my cow insurance?
It was evident from the hello that the South Dakota rancher had practiced his pitch before he dialed my office. "I'm (so and so)," he said...
May 30, 2013 - 6:53am
May 23, 2013
Dairy's dive into the unknown
It's one of American agriculture's best truisms: Only six people in the world understand U.S. dairy policy and none of the six milks cows. It's...
May 23, 2013 - 9:22am
May 9, 2013
GUEBERT: Late corn planting in May
The first good corn planting day of spring finally arrived at my central Illinois farmette April 30. Like the month's previous 29 days, however,...
May 9, 2013 - 8:47am
May 2, 2013
GUEBERT: SNAP will bite back if not funded
Two of the greatest ironies of living in the richest, strongest nation in the history of the world are how many poor people remain in 21st century America and how vulnerable -- as the Boston bombings showed again -- we are to evildoers. The two are not linked. Evil is evil...
May 2, 2013 - 8:16pm