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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
Ryu wins NW Arkansas Championship
Harvick wins for first time this season at Sonoma
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Ailing Sano out for second day
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
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
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