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Eagle Butte man sentenced to 15 years for fatal stabbing
South Dakota judge puts government ethics overhaul on hold
Obama orders review of cyber attacks on 2016 election: adviser
Boy, 3, accidentally shot in induced coma in Fargo children's hospital
Fifth-graders volunteer with Love Feast, learn value of giving
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Marlin varsity teams embark with new leaders
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
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The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
A different future for Health care
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
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