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Regulators consider first major ND pipeline since Dakota Access
After latest police shooting, Minneapolis mayor faces calls to resign: 'You have failed us'
Congress breaks impasse on bill to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
John Heard, 'Home Alone' Dad, Dies at 72
Water sports 101: How to choose the best lake day activity
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'
AgweekTV: Canola is king
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
Saturday's amateur baseball roundup: Salem stuns Colman in 4B opener
Spearfish drills Winner/Colome at Class B state Legion
Ex-teammate: Garcia can be 'pretty special'
Red Bulls blank Minnesota United for 5th in row
Ice-cool Froome on brink of fourth Tour triumph
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
LETTER: Sutton a great choice for SD
LETTER: Just say 'thank you' for the pool
LETTER: Consider image with new logo
OPINION: Dedicating time to traveling teams
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
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
July 6, 2017
Thursday need-to-know: 5 stories
Here are five stories to know headed into Thursday, July 6. 1. Mitchell residents may have illegally fired off fireworks on the Fourth of July,...
July 6, 2017 - 8:58am
July 5, 2017
Initiative aims to force disclosure of advocacy group donors
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A proposed ballot measure that would force nonprofit advocacy organizations to reveal top donors if the groups make...
July 5, 2017 - 4:21pm
January 11, 2017
Secretary of state's campaign finance overhaul introduced
PIERRE (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has proposed a rewrite of state campaign finance laws that could replace an embattled voter-approved government ethics overhaul. The two bills introduced this week would create a campaign finance ethics commission, tighten financial...
January 11, 2017 - 11:32am
November 10, 2016
Credits offer new avenue for funding political campaigns
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Future political candidates will have access to a new public campaign finance system under a ballot measure approved Tuesday that has the potential to shift how campaigns are funded in South Dakota. The measure was the sole survivor among a trio of ballot measures...
November 10, 2016 - 11:16am
November 3, 2016
District 20 Senate race spending exceeds $30K
The battle for District 20's open South Dakota Senate seat is attracting heavy financial interest. Committees for State Rep. Joshua Klumb, R-Mount...
November 3, 2016 - 5:22pm
October 17, 2016
Advisory group helps Krebs on campaign finance reforms
PIERRE — The advisory group working on possible changes to campaign finance reporting in South Dakota appears likely to recommend that candidates for state-level offices file separate reports for each office they plan to seek. Currently officeholders and candidates can continue...
October 17, 2016 - 10:11am
September 27, 2016
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
South Dakota voters will come eye-to-eye with a jam-packed ballot in November, and among the 10 ballot questions is one 34-page behemoth of an...
September 27, 2016 - 5:20pm
June 13, 2016
The need for more sunshine in campaign finance reports
PIERRE — Money flew like punches with fury in the final weeks of many campaigns leading to last Tuesday's party-primary elections across South Dakota. Maneuvers that attempted to deceive or make discovery difficult became commonly used, especially in some of the fierce Republican...
June 13, 2016 - 12:03pm
November 18, 2014
GUEBERT: The price of access: $1.2 billion
What did individuals and political action committees believe they were buying when, according to Sept. 30 totals compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics, they contributed $755.1 million this election cycle to Republican and Democratic candidates for the U.S. House and $415.2...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm
November 1, 2014
LETTER: Big money came to Weiland campaign
To the Editor: Rick Weiland started his Senate campaign with a vow to keep big outside money out of South Dakota elections. It was Weiland, with his attack PACs and a million dollars from the Democratic National Committee, who brought big outside money into the Senate race. Therefore,...
November 1, 2014 - 9:40am
October 29, 2014
Group to spend $255,000 on TV ads backing Weiland
WASHINGTON (AP) — An outside group plans to spend an additional $255,000 on ads in the final days of the South Dakota Senate race in an effort to boost Democrat Rick Weiland and attack independent candidate Larry Pressler. Every Voice Action said Wednesday it would air a new...
October 29, 2014 - 4:41pm
October 28, 2014
Documents suggest Dems scaling back ad plans in SD
By Philip Elliott and Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are scaling back their spending in South Dakota, as recent polls show the Republican nominee, former Gov. Mike Rounds, moving ahead. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show Senate Democrats'...
October 28, 2014 - 11:13pm
October 22, 2014
Pressler has $169,000 ahead of Senate election
PIERRE (AP) — Independent Larry Pressler's U.S. Senate campaign says it has $169,000 in the bank in the last fundraising period disclosed before Election Day. Pressler's report to the Federal Elections Commission released Wednesday shows he raised about $54,000 between Oct....
October 22, 2014 - 10:13pm
Weiland raised most in latest fundraising period
PIERRE (AP) — Democrat Rick Weiland's campaign says it has outraised Republican Mike Rounds in a tight four-way U.S. Senate race that once seemed like an easy Republican pickup. Rounds' team estimates that he raised about $269,000 in the latest campaign finance disclosure period....
October 22, 2014 - 10:06pm
Rounds sits on $667,000 ahead of Election Day
PIERRE (AP) — Republican Mike Rounds' U.S. Senate campaign says it has $667,000 banked in the final fundraising period disclosed ahead of the fall elections. Rounds' camp said on Wednesday that he raised about $269,000 between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15. Reports specifying campaign...
October 22, 2014 - 10:02pm