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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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