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Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
Minneapolis police chief: Damond 'didn't have to die'
Eleven counties recommended to receive HAVA election aid
Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after U.S. contest
Garth Brooks tickets go on sale Friday for his last stop in Upper Midwest on this world tour
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day'
Hutterite colony by Stratford plans to grow swine facility
OUR VIEW: To the farmers, thank you
Official on derailment: Track failure ‘a matter of time’
Column: I confess, I no longer pray for rain
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
Class B state Legion baseball capsules
Kolpack: Don't be thinking about hotel reservations in Minneapolis anytime soon
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open
Mitchell blanks Sturgis to stay alive in region playoffs
Timberwolves, G Wiggins inching closer to 5-year deal
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
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
Lauren C. Meiers
Francis L. DeRouchey
THUNE: The internet needs a law, not a regulation
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
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
McMillan 40th anniversary
Sibson 25th anniversary
February 15, 2017
Almost 56,000 U.S. bridges structurally deficient, report says
WASHINGTON—Almost 56,000 U.S. bridges are structurally deficient, down slightly from a year ago, with underperforming spans including New...
February 15, 2017 - 12:45pm
February 14, 2017
Improvement plans set for Red Arrow Road, two Davison Co. bridges
One of Davison County's bumpier roads is about to get an upgrade. Eight miles of 406th Ave., between 257th Street and 265th Street, will be milled...
February 14, 2017 - 4:55pm
October 4, 2016
Davison County reviews future road repair plan
Davison County is cruising along on its five-year road plan. Now in its fourth year of the five-year plan, Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg...
October 4, 2016 - 5:15pm
February 18, 2015
Opponents push back against transportation funding taxes
PIERRE (AP) — Members of the oil and gas industry are contesting the size and longevity of tax increases included in a roughly $50 million proposal to fund roads and bridges. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday reviewed a measure similar to Gov. Dennis Daugaard's...
February 18, 2015 - 4:41pm
December 9, 2014
Bridge plans presented for county
Davison County's bridges need some work and the county's highway department has a plan. Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg presented the county's bridge program for 2015, with a list of five bridges that will receive work next summer and outlined long-term plans for a dozen...
December 9, 2014 - 6:10pm
November 23, 2014
Quality of South Dakota's roads declining
PLANKINTON -- Paul Mayclin works inside his farm shop in rural Aurora County and hardly notices the cars and trucks rolling by right outside...
November 23, 2014 - 5:56pm
July 12, 2014
Report: SD’s rural bridges among most deteriorated in US
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report finds that rural roads and bridges in South Dakota have significant deficiencies and are in need of safety upgrades. The report, “Rural Connections: Challenges and Opportunities in America’s Heartland,” was released Thursday by TRIP, a national...
July 12, 2014 - 10:24am
July 9, 2014
Lincoln County flood damage estimated at $2M
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials in Lincoln County estimate recent flood damage to roads and bridges at more than $2 million, and they're hoping for federal aid. "The damage is massive," County Emergency Manager Harold Timmerman told the Argus Leader newspaper. Road repairs...
July 9, 2014 - 11:47am
July 8, 2014
SD officials: Roads, bridges need work
Sen. Vehle says farmers need to advocate for funding. Transportation accounts for 18 percent of the cost of SD soybeans heading to Chinese customers.
July 8, 2014 - 6:33am
June 29, 2014
Public meeting Tuesday on Missouri River bridge
PIERRE (AP) — Design options on a new Missouri River bridge in Pierre and Fort Pierre will be released Tuesday. Representatives with both cities and the South Dakota Department of Transportation plan to hold a public open house to tell area residents about the conceptual improvement...
June 29, 2014 - 9:47pm
June 17, 2014
Work to begin on several bridges in Mitchell area
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that work will begin on five bridges in the Mitchell area on June 23. Work is set to begin on the two structures on Highway 1804 near the Platte Creek Recreational Area with a bridge deck overlay, concrete bridge...
June 17, 2014 - 11:00pm