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Park Rapids police reveal contents inside suspicious box initially considered to be possible explosives
State trooper who fatally shot suspect cleared after probe
Rapid City man pleads guilty in New Year's bayonet killing
U.S. takes 'full responsibility' for Manchester intelligence leaks, Tillerson says
The Trumps take their first official trip, and the world gets its first real look at the Trump marriage
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
Kunitz scores 2 as Penguins edge Sens in Game 7
Amateur baseball roundup: Larson strikes out 16 as Mount Vernon takes down Platte
Mitchell Black loses season-opener
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
Ada Jean Caffee
Ada Jean Caffee
Janice Marie Buckley
Opinion: Circus folding its tent
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
OUR VIEW: Critical to recognize EMS crews
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
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