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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured in traffic stop
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
UPDATE: 5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
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
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AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
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
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
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
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
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
October 21, 2014
Weiland raises $400,000 at tight Senate race's end
PIERRE (AP) — Democrat Rick Weiland's U.S. Senate campaign says it has raised about $400,000 in the final fundraising period disclosed before the November elections. Campaign adviser Steve Jarding says Weiland raised the funds between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15. Reports detailing expenditures...
October 21, 2014 - 10:10pm
October 16, 2014
Political parties buy more ads in key states
Democrats put SD on list with Weiland funds.
October 16, 2014 - 8:01am