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Police: Man in mask, US Postal Service uniform robs business
University of South Dakota football player accused of rape
A self-proclaimed Nazi is banned from his college campus in Florida - but allowed to remain a student
Hughes County Jail on pace for record federal revenue
Thanksgiving meal served up for oil spill cleanup crews
Minnesota, South Dakota farmers named to soybean board
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Iowa routs Nebraska with strong second half
Marlin girls making progress on the ice
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Coyotes improve to 5-1, defeating Southern Miss
Class 9A all-state football: Jaguars loaded with five all-state players
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Richard "Dick" L. Fuller
Hilda D. Schoenfelder
Michael "Mick" Kirwan
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
THUNE: A once-in-a-generation opportunity
SMITH: An important time to be thankful
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wayne Decker is turning 85
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
PIERRE — South Dakota voters could have at least four choices for president on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. They are: Republican Donald Trump, of New York City, New York, whose nomination paperwork was received Friday; Libertarian Gary Johnson, of Santa Fe, New Mexico,...
July 25, 2016 - 5:55pm
September 18, 2014
Gant: Absentee ballot options
PIERRE — South Dakotans have the option of absentee voting by mail or in person. Secretary of State Jason Gant said absentee voting opens Friday for the Nov. 4 General Election. "To vote absentee by mail, voters must complete an absentee ballot application, sign it and either...
September 18, 2014 - 6:54am
August 28, 2014
Judge rules against Libertarian in ballot lawsuit
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A federal judge ruled Thursday against the South Dakota Libertarian Party in an attempt to add its Public Utilities Commission candidate to the November general election ballot. U.S.
August 28, 2014 - 10:08pm
November 1, 2012
OPINION: RL 16 is wrong for SD children
Referred Law 16, formerly HB1234, purports to "reform" education in South Dakota. Our students nationally rank sixth in graduation rates and eighth in college entrance exam scores, despite state funding and teacher pay being dead last in the country. A draconian makeover will do more...
November 1, 2012 - 11:01am
October 31, 2012
Attorney General Explanation of RL 16
Referred Law 16 is an education reform act with five key components. First, it establishes a scholarship program for eligible college students who commit to teach in South Dakota in critical need subject areas. Second, the referred law creates a program to provide state-funded annual...
October 31, 2012 - 10:53am
October 12, 2012
OPINION: IM 15 is the wrong way to set tax policy
South Dakota voters are being asked to decide if they approve of what is believed to be the largest tax increase in the state's history. Initiated...
October 12, 2012 - 4:46am
October 2, 2012
Gant: Pamphlet law was followed
South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says there's a simple reason no opposing statements on four proposed constitutional amendments were...
October 2, 2012 - 5:45am
September 29, 2012
Gant: Effort was made to get con statements
South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant responded Friday to allegations from a state senator that Gant improperly excluded con statements...
September 29, 2012 - 7:02am
September 19, 2012
Mitchell chamber helps back Referred Law 14
PIERRE -- Several organizations, chambers of commerce and citizens have joined together to support Gov. Dennis Daugaard's economic development...
September 19, 2012 - 7:14am
August 27, 2012
SD ballot question explanations posted online
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant has posted a pamphlet online to help voters understand the measures that will appear on the November ballot. Gant says the pamphlet includes Attorney General Marty Jackley's explanations and the pro and con statements submitted...
August 27, 2012 - 7:41am
June 29, 2012
Officials not done checking teacher bill referral
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota election officials expect to determine early next week whether enough valid petition signatures have been submitted to refer Gov. Dennis Daugaard's controversial education plan to a public vote. Opponents two weeks ago submitted about 30,000 signatures,...
June 29, 2012 - 4:09pm
April 13, 2012
LETTER: Help make HB 1234 a choice, sign a petition
To the Editor: The SDEA (South Dakota Education Association) is currently circulating petitions for placing a vote regarding the repeal of HB 1234 recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor. This bill concerns the disbursement of funds to local school superint...
April 13, 2012 - 3:22pm
April 10, 2012
Santorum stays on SD presidential primary ballot
PIERRE (AP) -- Secretary of State Jason Gant says Rick Santorum will remain on South Dakota's presidential primary ballot, even though Santorum has quit his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Gant says March 29 was the final day for candidates to withdraw from South...
April 10, 2012 - 3:54pm
December 16, 2011
SD chamber president: Referendums will play key session roles
Dave Owen, president of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, gave local business and political leaders an entertaining preview of issues lawmakers will tackle when the 2012 legislative session swings into action next month. Hop-scotching through the issues during...
December 16, 2011 - 6:55am
November 2, 2011
Sales tax proposal petitions submitted to state
Supporters of a proposal to increase South Dakota's sales tax by one percentage point to boost education and Medicaid funding said they submitted enough petition signatures Tuesday to get the proposal on the ballot next year. The group Moving South Dakota Forward said it brought...
November 2, 2011 - 7:12am