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Forest Service: Closure order for Crow Peak area lifted
Sioux Falls mayor advances building after council rejection
New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
A boost with heart in mind: SDHSAA foundation provides AEDs to schools in need
Tigers to open football season with rare Friday game
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Ima Gene Toland
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
December 13, 2013
Noem votes for budget deal
Budget peace hits after Speaker Boehner raps conservative groups.
December 13, 2013 - 8:05am
December 12, 2013
Noem says farm bill nearly done
Retroactive livestock disaster provision included.
December 12, 2013 - 9:48pm
December 11, 2013
Negotiators say no new US farm bill before January
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The lead agricultural negotiators in the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday that a new bill would not be completed before January as Democrats and Republicans struggle to reach a compromise on sticking points such as funding for food stamps. Frank Lucas, chairman...
December 11, 2013 - 7:31am
Congress strikes budget deal
By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON — A bipartisan budget deal announced in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, while modest in its spending...
December 11, 2013 - 6:40am
December 10, 2013
Farm bill progress: Conferees plan next meeting
By Jerry Hagstrom WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees appear to be making progress on merging the House...
December 10, 2013 - 6:32am
December 8, 2013
SD delegation seeks to head off Corps plan to charge for water
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Dakota's congressional delegation is pressing House and Senate negotiators to keep a provision in a massive water projects bill that would prevent the Army Corps of Engineers from charging some state residents for use of water. The House and Senate have...
December 8, 2013 - 11:24pm
Boehner blasts lack of farm bill progress
House speaker says he supports one-month extension.
December 8, 2013 - 9:15pm
Ranchers oppose Ogalal Sioux Tribe’s bison reserve plan
Meeting on issue postponed due to cold temperatures.
December 8, 2013 - 2:02pm
Foes in meat label issue face off online
By South Dakota Ag Connection A battle has occurred over what’s cool online. Make that “COOL,” as in country-of-origin labeling for meat. J. Dudley Butler, former administrator of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, is now cocounsel representing...
December 8, 2013 - 1:22pm
December 5, 2013
OPINION: Congress passes the buck but not bills
By The Washington Post What do you get when you mix a Republican-dominated House with a Democratic-majority Senate? Answer: not much — at least, not much legislation to address the country’s major challenges. So far in 2013, Congress has been in session for about a month less...
December 5, 2013 - 10:38am
December 4, 2013
NOEM: Time to serve up better school lunch standards
As all parents know, no two kids are exactly alike. I have three kids. Kassidy takes after her father. She is a natural-born athlete. Kennedy, on the other hand, is more like me. She plays sports too, but she’s a little scrappier than her sister. And Booker — well, he has more...
December 4, 2013 - 3:35pm
December 3, 2013
VIDEO: Noem on Fox talking about her school lunch bill
Kristi Noem on "Fox & Friends" Monday morning talking about her Reducing Federal Mandates on School Lunch Act.
December 3, 2013 - 11:03am
December 2, 2013
OUR VIEW: Noem takes right approach with school lunch
We’ve criticized Kristi Noem in the past for being too extreme on some issues. Today we’re praising the Republican South Dakota congresswoman...
December 2, 2013 - 7:10pm
December 1, 2013
Congress works to finish farm bill, others big for SD
Farm, water, defense bills could be done by Christmas.
December 1, 2013 - 11:19pm
Bill in Congress aims to corral sex trafficking
Legislation to crack down on issue plaguing oil patch, rest of Dakotas.
December 1, 2013 - 11:04pm