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Are these 80,000 pound trucks tailgating each other? Soon it may be perfectly normal — and safe
Country star Kenny Chesney aims to fix U.S. Bank Stadium's acoustics
How most leadership training programs fail women
Second panel of legislators wades into GEAR UP fight
Everything you forgot about Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's 2004 Super Bowl controversy
Map shows North Dakota, South Dakota among 7 states to not submit proposal for new Amazon HQ
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Place a Business Brief
Group plans push for expanded livestock sector in ND
Five fire departments receive grain bin rescue training
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Area prep volleyball roundup: Canistota edges Freeman in five sets
Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
DWU basketball coaches to speak at Mitchell Quarterback Club
DWU's Tuner named GPAC offensive player of the week for third time this season
Here's something we haven't seen from Wild winger Chris Stewart: goals, not fights
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laurie Kay Nelson
Anna Frances "Ann" VanderPol
Alexa Nicole McKenzie
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: A new book tells Tom Berry story
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
LETTER: Understanding the gun debate
LETTER: A new wonder at the theater
Pheasant hunters not fazed by lower South Dakota bird counts
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
October 14, 2016
27 years later, China to release the final prisoner from Tiananmen Square protests
BEIJING - On Saturday, China plans to release the final prisoner held for the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, but after more than 27 years behind bars, he will rejoin the world a physically and mentally ill man, a rights group said. Miao Deshun, a factory worker from Beijing, was...
October 14, 2016 - 1:58pm
January 21, 2016
OPINION: China sees woe, US ag sees red
The fireworks-filled, holiday celebration that is the Chinese New Year doesn't begin until Feb. 8—three weeks into calendar year 2016. However, key elements in China's economy — its wildly speculative stock markets, less-than-transparent currency, sagging heavy industries...
January 21, 2016 - 10:28am
August 17, 2015
Damage from Tianjin blasts keeps John Deere factory closed
NEW YORK - Deere & Co.'s John Deere said on Sunday it has suspended operations near the Chinese port of Tianjin indefinitely after huge explosions...
August 17, 2015 - 8:40am
August 14, 2015
China defends initial response to chemical fires after port blasts
China on Friday defended firefighters who initially hosed water on a blaze in a warehouse storing volatile chemicals, a response foreign experts...
August 14, 2015 - 4:44pm
August 12, 2015
Huge explosions rock Tianjin in northeast China
LONDON (Reuters) - Huge explosions hit an industrial area in the northeast Chinese port city of Tianjin late on Wednesday, triggering a blast...
August 12, 2015 - 3:11pm
July 16, 2015
Scientists find a new dinosaur with well preserved, bird-like wings - but not for flight
Paleontologists working in China have found a new dinosaur with one of the most complex, well-preserved set of wings ever seen on a specimen...
July 16, 2015 - 4:13pm
January 5, 2015
SD's Augustana College band to perform in China
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Members of the Augustana College band will be traveling to China to perform in eight concerts during a 23-day trip. More than 60 students will leave the U.S. Tuesday. This will mark the band's fifth international tour and fourth visit to China. The band has...
January 5, 2015 - 12:40am
October 15, 2014
Northern State U. working toward Confucius Institute
ABERDEEN (AP) — Northern State University officials including President James Smith are in China and Japan for the next two weeks as the school works to finalize plans for a Chinese language and cultural center known as a Confucius Institute. Smith told the American News that...
October 15, 2014 - 7:19am
October 14, 2014
Sanford Health opens children's clinic in China
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health has opened a children's clinic in China. Sanford is operating the clinic in the city of Kunming in collaboration with a state-owned health care system in China, YMCI Calmette Medical Investment & Management Co. Inc., which...
October 14, 2014 - 5:24pm
Daugaard: SD delegation strikes China trade deal
PIERRE (AP) — Delegates on South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's third trade mission to China have closed one deal and others are in the works, Daugaard said in a Wednesday call from Shanghai. Officials haven't yet released details of the closed deal they say is worth half a...
May 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
May 12, 2014
Official: China trip helping South Dakota businesses
Dusty Johnson, the governor's chief of staff, said Daugaard's latest trip to China, which will last through Friday, is meant to help facilitate...
May 12, 2014 - 5:44pm
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