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U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
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Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
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Bergeson places 28th in trapshooting at NHSFR
Mitchell tennis claims two titles
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Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
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Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Agnes F. Schelske
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DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
October 27, 2016
SkyWest pilot suspected drunk, arrested in South Dakota
RAPID CITY (AP) — Police arrested the pilot of a SkyWest Airlines plane on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol Wednesday before the passenger jet could leave a South Dakota airport. Rapid City police were notified shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday that the pilot smelled...
October 27, 2016 - 10:45am
October 16, 2016
County to consider beer, wine license request
The Davison County Commission will review a malt beverage and wine license request from RR Enterprises, Inc. on Tuesday, approximately one month...
October 16, 2016 - 4:50pm
September 24, 2016
Capping beer, liquor licenses
State and local alcohol laws limit where Mitchell residents can knock back a drink, but they may also be slowing business growth within city...
September 24, 2016 - 10:03am
August 26, 2016
State's wine lovers order about 14K bottles to South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Wine connoisseurs enjoying easier access to their favorite varieties during the first year of South Dakota's consumer-direct wine shipping law have had about 14,000 bottles sent to their doors since January, according to state regulators. The law that went into...
August 26, 2016 - 11:01am
August 23, 2016
Casino murder defendant accused of making liquor in jail
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man accused of killing another man outside a Sioux Falls casino is facing an additional charge after being accused of making liquor in jail. The Argus Leader reports 21-year-old Jared Stone was charged earlier this month with possession of unauthorized articles...
August 23, 2016 - 11:19am
August 11, 2016
One business fails alcohol compliance check
On Tuesday, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted 15 alcohol compliance checks in the city of Mitchell. The following establishments were checked and passed: VFW Post 2750, OverTime Steakhouse and Lounge, Shopko, Northside Sinclair, The Grille, Moose Lodge, Platinum Players...
August 11, 2016 - 5:37pm
August 9, 2016
Activists: Enforce law in Whiteclay or close beer stores
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to end beer sales in Whiteclay are calling on state officials to enforce liquor laws in the Nebraska town or revoke the licenses of its four beer stores. The group said in a statement Tuesday that Nebraska needs to provide adequate law enforcement...
August 9, 2016 - 3:22pm
July 20, 2016
Alcohol compliance check has no failures
On Monday, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted 14 alcohol compliance checks in the city of Mitchell. The following establishments were checked and passed: Depot, Casey's General Store (100 S. Main); American Legion; Big Dummy's, Moonlight Bar and Lounge, Scoreboard Pub...
July 20, 2016 - 5:34pm
Pierre City Commission approves sidewalk alcohol ordinance
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre's City Commission has approved an ordinance allowing bars and restaurants to serve alcohol on city sidewalks outside their establishments. KCCR radio reports the decision was made Tuesday night after a public hearing in which no one spoke either for or against...
July 20, 2016 - 12:54pm
July 7, 2016
Campus alcohol sales met with policy change by Board of Regents
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota State University senior Jenna Croymans may currently be studying abroad in Ireland, but even from across the ocean one of South Dakota’s newest laws will impact her once she returns to the states. As of July 1, alcohol can now be sold on South Dakota’s...
July 7, 2016 - 9:10am
July 1, 2016
Alcohol problems in Whiteclay consume county's budget
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska village that sells millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation is consuming a sizeable chunk of the surrounding county's budget, according to county officials. Sheridan County Commissioner James Krotz raised the...
July 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
June 30, 2016
Regents give final OK to beer and wine sales at games, other events on university campuses
MADISON – Beer and wine can be sold at state university events including athletic competitions starting Friday, July 1, when a new South Dakota law takes effect. The state Board of Regents, whose members govern the universities, adopted a final policy Thursday authorizing beer...
June 30, 2016 - 1:43pm
Board of Regents to consider beer, wine sales regulations
MADISON (AP) — The state Board of Regents is set to give final consideration to rules governing the sale of beer and wine at special events hosted at South Dakota's public universities. The board is scheduled to take up the policy Thursday. Members gave preliminary approval to the...
June 30, 2016 - 11:20am
June 20, 2016
Sturgis grocery stores to sell booze during bike rally
STURGIS (AP) — The Sturgis City Council will allow liquor sales at grocery stores in an effort to alleviate congestion at the city-owned liquor store during the town's famous motorcycle rally. Mayor Mark Carstensen said the city will experiment with the special event liquor license...
June 20, 2016 - 11:14am
June 7, 2016
Critics highlight violence, response times in Whiteclay
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to end beer sales in Whiteclay are once again urging Nebraska alcohol regulators to intervene, citing numerous reports of violence in the tiny village that borders South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The group on Tuesday presented...
June 7, 2016 - 3:46pm