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Woman traverses 4 continents, 33 countries in lifetime to watch 7 total solar ecplises
Meth still region's drug of choice, and it's gaining popularity
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Cook moves closer to being starter
South Dakota Prep Media Football Poll: How They Fared
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
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
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
LETTER: Wall Street caused a national security crisis
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
December 27, 2013
‘American Hustle’ starts with Abscam facts, then adds fiction
Sen. Larry Pressler, a Republican from South Dakota, emerged with clean hands, his reputation not only intact but enhanced.
December 27, 2013 - 2:28pm
December 26, 2013
GUEBERT: Years and seasons end, but politics are ongoing
Babies that were born when Congress began its farm bill work in 2012 can now walk, talk and use their parents’ smart phones.
December 26, 2013 - 8:50am
December 25, 2013
SD lawmakers press farm bill, help for ranchers
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiating and implementing Congress' multibillion-dollar farm bill so that it helps South Dakota, including ranchers who suffered heavy losses during October's blizzard, will be the first order of business in 2014, the state's congressional...
December 25, 2013 - 11:58pm
News of farm bill details will wait until January
Panel members tight-lipped on ag legislation as conference committee negotiations continue.
December 25, 2013 - 8:16pm
December 23, 2013
Thune, other senators fight farm regulations
By South Dakota Ag Connection U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., Friday led an effort with 42 of his Senate colleagues from both sides of the aisle in requesting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration immediately stop what he says is unlawful regulation of family farms....
December 23, 2013 - 8:40pm
December 20, 2013
Lawmakers say new defense bill helps protect SD
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers say a comprehensive, nearly $633 billion defense bill that cleared the Senate on Thursday...
December 20, 2013 - 11:17am
OPINION: End of Fiscal Year Fiesta - the ugly consequences of expiring budgets
By Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer Foreign Policy WASHINGTON — The end of every fiscal year creates something of a spectacle in Washington: Merchants and contractors camp outside government offices in the hopes that a few million federal dollars might flow their way, and East Coast...
December 20, 2013 - 7:28am
December 19, 2013
OPINION: Congress changing its ways?
By The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead The budget compromise that came out of Congress last week is not the grand bargain that once was thought possible, even in divided government. It’s a small deal. But for Speaker of the House John Boehner, it’s a big win and a big deal. Boehner...
December 19, 2013 - 11:35pm
Pressler's in -- 'probably'
Former senator to announce intention next week.
December 19, 2013 - 9:26pm
December 18, 2013
SD senators split on budget deal
South Dakota’s U.S. senators cast opposing votes on the federal budget deal passed Wednesday by the Senate. The bill, which would scale back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system, passed on a vote of 64-36. Sen. Tim Johnson, a...
December 18, 2013 - 8:03pm
Johnson, Thune fret over farm bill details
Payment caps, link of crop insurance subsidies to conservation in jeopardy, senators say.
December 18, 2013 - 8:00pm
Thune: Debt ceiling could hinge on pipeline fate
Keystone XL approval could be linked to looming 2014 fiscal fight.
December 18, 2013 - 2:34pm
December 17, 2013
NOEM: Time to bring the farm bill home
It’s hard to meet a South Dakotan who isn’t in some way tied to agriculture. That’s not incredibly surprising when you consider that the industry contributes $21 billion to our state economy each year. That contribution is important. An economist for the state Bureau...
December 17, 2013 - 6:00pm
December 16, 2013
Yankton attorney making run for US Senate
YANKTON (AP) — A Yankton attorney and soldier has announced a run for the U.S. Senate in South Dakota, though one expert says Jason Ravnsborg's...
December 16, 2013 - 1:52pm
December 15, 2013
Congress winter break means longer wait for ranchers
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON — South Dakota rancher Alan Rislov didn’t inherit a farm or any livestock of his own, but he grew up wanting...
December 15, 2013 - 10:42pm