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School safety, new high school topics of Mitchell Board of Education forum
5 Sisseton Wahpeton tribal executives admit to stealing thousands in funds
Man testifies in his own trial in marijuana resort case
Trump administration dropping nuclear waste burial test
Law school move could hurt business in South Dakota city
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
Watch: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws during first day of OTAs
Rain forces Los Angeles to wait another year for Super Bowl
Cornbelt team camp dates set for June
Mitchell's Ruff hits fifth career hole-in-one
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Gary L. Hanson
Charles William Deter
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Hauser: When Jesus told his disciples they were to be salt, light
THUNE: South Dakota businesses would benefit from pro-growth tax reform
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
April 12, 2017
Avera Health to build new $134 million campus in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Avera Health said Wednesday that it plans to build a new $134 million campus in southwest Sioux Falls and to make $40 million in renovations to existing facilities. Avera said the first phase of the new campus project will be the construction of a 24-bed surgical...
April 12, 2017 - 2:11pm
April 4, 2017
Avera Sacred Heart buys Yankton hospital for $13.2M
YANKTON (AP) — The Avera Sacred Heart Hospital has purchased Yankton's Lewis and Clark Specialty Hospital for nearly $13.2 million. The hospital deal went into effect Saturday, giving Lewis and Clark the new name Avera Surgical Hospital on the Avera Fox Run Health Campus, the Yankton...
April 4, 2017 - 5:26pm
March 24, 2017
Avera Queen of Peace receives national recognition for rural health
Avera Queen of Peace is among the best in the nation for rural community hospitals, according to the National Rural Health Association, which...
March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Parkston health administrator retires after 40-plus years
PARKSTON — After more than 40 years in health care, Gale Walker has decided to retire. The CEO of Avera St. Benedict Health Center in Parkston...
March 24, 2017 - 1:59pm
February 1, 2017
Can-Do attitude lives on at Mitchell's Vasek Villa
The "can-do" spirit continued to cement itself in Avera Brady Health and Rehab's Vasek 'Can-Do' Villa this week. After donating more than $330,000...
February 1, 2017 - 5:04pm
December 29, 2016
Avera Queen of Peace sees small rise in births in 2016
Whoa, baby. The Avera Queen of Peace maternity ward has been a teeny-tiny bit busier in 2016, on pace to deliver a little more than 520 babies....
December 29, 2016 - 5:55pm
November 25, 2016
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation spreading awareness, raising funds for the Cancer Institute Navigation Center
Giving Tuesday is Nov. 29, an international day of giving, and on this Giving Tuesday, the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation is teaming up with...
November 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 18, 2016
Feds showcase Avera's telehealth service on Rural Health Day
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal health officials are highlighting the telemedicine services offered by Sioux Falls-based Avera Health during National Rural Health Day. Avera Health providers offered a live, simulated telemedicine demonstration Thursday as part of a series of events organized...
November 18, 2016 - 11:22am
October 25, 2016
Avera hosts first-time breast cancer prevention event
All breast cancers are not created equally, according to Kathy Naegele. Naegele, who specializes in hematology and oncology with the Avera Cancer...
October 25, 2016 - 12:44am
October 4, 2016
SD Supreme Court upholds decisions in Avera suit
The Supreme Court affirmed a local court's decisions last week regarding discrimination and defamation claims filed against an Avera hospital...
October 4, 2016 - 6:40pm
September 30, 2016
Avera leaving Sanford Health Plan
As of next year, health care provided by Avera Health physicians in South Dakota will no longer be covered by insurance offered through the Sanford Health Plan. Avera announced on Friday it was leaving the network, a decision that comes one month after Sanford Health cut ties with...
September 30, 2016 - 6:05pm
September 20, 2016
Avera Health brings new service to Mitchell
In just two weeks time, what's now a bare bones structure stripped of its furniture and fixtures will become Avera Health's newest venture in...
September 20, 2016 - 9:01pm
Avera to provide telemedicine services to IHS
The Indian Health Service and Avera Health have partnered on a new agreement. On Tuesday, IHS announced a $6.8 million contract has been awarded to Avera to provide telemedicine services in all of IHS' 19 Great Plains Area service units, which serve approximately 130,000 American...
September 20, 2016 - 5:52pm
July 18, 2016
Avera Health earns more than $1 million in rural service/telemedicine grants
Avera Health received $494,518 in funding from the USDA Rural Utilities Service Distance Learning and Telemedicine program, which will fund Pyxis Automated Dispensing Machines in 18 rural locations. Avera Queen of Peace Hospital was awarded the HRSA Small Provider Quality Improvement...
July 18, 2016 - 5:18pm
July 15, 2016
Avera, Mount Marty get grants for telemedicine, education
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two institutions in South Dakota have received grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture meant to help connect rural communities with medical and educational services. Avera Health and Mount Marty College are each receiving one of the 81 grants that the USDA...
July 15, 2016 - 11:12am