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Avalanche destroys Italian hotel, up to 30 feared dead under snow
Fargo police chief among those offering condolences in death of Rolette County deputy
Deputy, 29, and suspect fatally shot after shootout in ND’s Rolette County, 2 other deputies on leave
White House denies clemency for Indian activist Peltier
Clerk killed in Rapid City robbery identified
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Trump formally announces Perdue as nominee for agriculture
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
39,000 SD children live in poverty
There are 39,000 South Dakota kids who live in poverty -- enough to fill Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins. That's a mental image...
March 19, 2013 - 10:55pm
March 18, 2013
SD Voices for Children seeks teen advisors; deadline is Friday
South Dakota Voices for Children is seeking candidates from across the state for its Youth Advisory Council. These teen volunteers represent the diversity of the South Dakota -- urban, rural and reservation communities and public, private and home-schooled. Youth advisory council...
March 18, 2013 - 5:20pm
February 21, 2013
Nominations sought for Champions for Children award
Nomination forms are available for 2013 Champions for Children. The awards, given annually by South Dakota Voices for Children since 1996, acknowledge exceptional work that benefits children or children's causes in South Dakota in the following categories:. Volunteer,...
February 21, 2013 - 6:39am
January 16, 2013
Site of triple-fatal Sioux Falls fire to be probed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fire officials are preparing to go inside a burned-out home in Sioux Falls where three children died to try to figure out...
January 16, 2013 - 8:14am
January 14, 2013
South Dakota Voices for Children to host Children's Day at the Capitol
PIERRE -- South Dakota Voices for Children is hosting the 19th annual Children's Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Those who attend will learn about proposed legislation that affects children, meet with policymakers, and connect with others dedicated to ensuring the well-being...
January 14, 2013 - 11:35pm
January 4, 2013
Push goes on for changes to custody laws in state
The shared parenting movement is progressing in South Dakota. Although supporters of updated joint custody laws didn't reach their goals last legislative session, a Mitchell-area native is encouraging other parents to push the Legislature for further action. "I'm not sure...
January 4, 2013 - 5:49am
December 19, 2012
TV icon's words on 'caring people' go viral following Conn. shooting
"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who...
December 19, 2012 - 6:49am
December 3, 2012
500 children shop without parents
They may not have quite matched the fervor and pandemonium of Black Friday shoppers, but it wasn't for lack of trying. Between 9 a.m. and...
December 3, 2012 - 10:45am
November 2, 2012
Children's mental health website launched
A desire to help parents secure the best outcome for their children prompted South Dakota Voices for Children to develop the new website sdkidsmentalhealth.org. Sustaining support is provided by Sanford Health and Avera. The website has information about mental health disorders...
November 2, 2012 - 9:57am
August 27, 2012
SD Alliance for Economic Security to host summit in Pierre
The Alliance for Economic Security, a coalition of groups and individuals dedicated to improving the lives of South Dakota children and families, will host its fourth summit, Building Assets and Creating Opportunities, Sept.
August 27, 2012 - 3:44am
August 21, 2012
Head Start food program launched
South Central Child Development Inc.
August 21, 2012 - 8:14am
August 10, 2012
Bridge to Benefits website links those in need to assistance
A valuable resource for families and individuals in difficult economic circumstances, the Bridge to Benefits website (www.sdbridgetobenefits.com) has been just been updated. Developed by South Dakota Voices for Children in partnership with the Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota,...
August 10, 2012 - 8:54am
August 7, 2012
SD official urges vaccinations for kids
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota health official says parents of pre-teens and college freshmen should make sure their kids are vaccinated for a couple of diseases before heading back to school. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says college freshmen living in dorms and unvaccinated...
August 7, 2012 - 3:18pm
July 30, 2012
SD celebrating world breastfeeding week
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota health officials say the state is joining the rest of the country and more than 170 countries Aug. 1-7 in celebrating the 20th Annual World Breast-feeding Week. The Department of Health's Rhonda Buntrock says the commemoration offers a good reminder that...
July 30, 2012 - 11:07am
July 18, 2012
Kinship care on rise in SD
Sharon Hall has raised her grandchildren ever since her daughter moved to Colorado 16 years ago. Hall's grandson was 8 and her granddaughter was only 13½ months old. "She said she didn't want the kids, you can have them," said Hall, 73. Hall and her husband, of Sioux Falls, met...
July 18, 2012 - 6:53am