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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
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
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
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
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
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
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
April 22, 2014
China provides cushion for corn farmers amid glut
BEIJING — Even after four years of record corn harvests left China with the world's biggest surplus since 2002, Zhang Fengyou and millions...
April 22, 2014 - 5:35pm
March 13, 2014
Governor picks reps for SD trade mission to China
Mitchell's Muth Electric, Alexandria's Sharp Industries sending representatives on trade mission.
March 13, 2014 - 4:01pm
January 10, 2014
SD companies must sign up soon for China trip
PIERRE (AP) — Officials say companies must apply soon if they want to join Gov. Dennis Daugaard on the next trade mission to China. Pat Costello, commissioner of the Governor's Office of Economic Development, says companies must submit applications by Jan. 17. Costello says...
January 10, 2014 - 8:04am
December 17, 2013
Daugaard inviting SD businesses to go to China
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard plans to travel to China again this spring and is inviting South Dakota business leaders to join him. His third trade mission to the country will include visits to Beijing and Shanghai. The governor's office says preference will be given...
December 17, 2013 - 7:50am
November 5, 2013
Huntsman discusses relationship between China, US
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — This century's biggest story will be the rise of China to superpower status and how the United States reacts to it, former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China Jon Huntsman said Monday night during a speech at a South Dakota college. Huntsman talked about...
November 5, 2013 - 2:07pm
November 4, 2013
Former Utah Gov. Huntsman speaking Monday in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China Jon Huntsman is scheduled to speak in Sioux Falls. Huntsman, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, will discuss the "Geopolitics of China and the U.S." at 7 p.m. Monday at Augustana College. He's the latest...
November 4, 2013 - 12:00pm
July 10, 2013
SD tourism officials look to lure Chinese visitors
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Tourism is hoping to draw Chinese visitors to the Mount Rushmore state. South Dakota tourism officials recently hosted their first Chinese familiarization tour of the state for Chinese tour operators.
July 10, 2013 - 3:06pm
June 28, 2013
China to boost wheat imports after extensive rain damage to crops
BEIJING/SINGAPORE -- China will tap global markets for more top-quality wheat after rains during last month's harvest damaged some 10 million...
June 28, 2013 - 6:54am
June 14, 2013
GUEBERT: Top reasons to love China's purchase of Smithfield
There are dozens of reasons for American farmers and ranchers to be thrilled -- nay, elated! -- by Shuanghui International Holding Inc.'s proposed...
June 14, 2013 - 6:07am
April 18, 2013
Daugaard builds trust with tribes
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has been quietly meeting and building relationships with South Dakota's American Indian tribal leaders, and he says the...
April 18, 2013 - 9:28pm
April 5, 2013
Brian Klock to accompany governor to China
Mitchell businessman Brian Klock will be among a contingent of 15 South Dakota business and agriculture leaders departing today with Gov. Dennis...
April 5, 2013 - 6:56am
February 14, 2013
Speaker at SDSU to discuss China's influence
BROOKINGS -- Award-winning photojournalist James Whitlow Delano will address "Chinese Soft Power, WikiLeaks and a Small Amazonian Country" at South Dakota State University this month. Delano will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Bailey Rotunda Room D on the campus. His lecture is open...
February 14, 2013 - 5:34am
January 16, 2013
Sanford Health might expand to China
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sanford Health could be operating in China in about a year if the Dakotas-based health system can work out details of a joint venture with the country's communist government. Sanford Executive Vice President Ruth Krystopolski tells the media the Chinese government...
January 16, 2013 - 8:11am
January 2, 2013
SD governor leading another trade mission to China
PIERRE (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Wednesday that he'll lead another trade mission to China in the spring, and he urged South Dakota business...
January 2, 2013 - 3:16pm
November 7, 2012
Typhoon no obstacle to third record Chinese corn harvest
CHICAGO -- Chinese farmers are reaping a third record corn harvest even after a typhoon wiped out some of the crop, easing demand for imports at a time when the U.S. drought is driving sales from the biggest exporter to a four-decade low. The harvest rose 3.6 percent to 199.74...
November 7, 2012 - 7:28am