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Area departments respond to fires in Ethan, Presho, Reliance
City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
As a financial dispute ends, construction on Mitchell's new visitor center begins
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
Dakotafest to host Hawks town hall
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
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
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Magic have their man: Powell to coach new team
Armour knocks out Chamberlain
State Legion roundup: Hartford/Humboldt, Milbank advance to title game
Dakota Magic tickets now on sale
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
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
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
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?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
October 31, 2014
Weiland wants Democrats to oust Reid as leader in favor of Warren, others
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland says he's launching a national petition drive to urge Democratic senate candidates to oust Harry Reid as the Senate majority leader. Weiland said Friday he wants senators to enlist Elizabeth Warren or another...
October 31, 2014 - 2:36pm
Romney stumps for Rounds as GOP eyes control of Senate
By James Nord SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney stumped for U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds on Thursday...
October 31, 2014 - 6:59am
October 21, 2014
Ellsworth base subject of ad in US Senate race
RAPID CITY (AP) — Ellsworth Air Force Base is the subject of a full-page advertisement published in a South Dakota newspaper by U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds. The Rapid City Journal reports the Republican candidate published the ad announcing that his Democratic challenger...
October 21, 2014 - 4:30pm
Farmers may reap subsidy boom on record crops thanks to Congress
By Alan Bjerga WASHINGTON — A record U.S. harvest has pushed crop prices so low that taxpayers may pay billions of dollars more to subsidize farmers than anticipated just months ago, thanks in part to changes Congress approved this year. Lawmakers passed a five-year farm...
October 21, 2014 - 7:07am
October 20, 2014
US Senate hopefuls disagree on Congress reforms
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The four candidates for South Dakota's opens U.S. Senate seat have strongly criticized the way that Congress operates. But their views on how to change it vary widely.
October 20, 2014 - 2:09pm
October 16, 2014
SLATE: Do Democrats have a shot in South Dakota?
By John Dickerson WASHINGTON — With three weeks until Election Day, each party is choosing its metaphors. “Our job is to get as many races on the table as possible,” says a Democratic strategist involved in this fall’s midterm elections, “create as many opportunities...
October 16, 2014 - 12:40pm
October 15, 2014
Santorum backs Rounds for US Senate in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum has endorsed Republican candidate Mike Rounds for a South Dakota U.S. Senate seat. The Pierre Capital Journal reports Santorum, a former Republican presidential candidate from Pennsylvania, praised Rounds Tuesday in Rapid City...
October 15, 2014 - 7:06am
October 13, 2014
OPINION: Farming out antibiotics
Donald Kennedy, a Stanford University biology professor, had been commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration for less than two months in 1977 when he plunged into a difficult scientific and political debate that remains unresolved today. Kennedy wanted to cut back on the widespread...
October 13, 2014 - 10:49pm
October 9, 2014
LETTER: Congress failing by not balancing budget
To the Editor: Our Congress is failing us by not balancing our government budget. The results are already beginning to show up in that the National Guard has been put on hold because there is no money to pay them. That is our reserve defense system, and it doesn’t take much of...
October 9, 2014 - 4:38pm
October 8, 2014
GUEBERT: The price of access: $1.2 billion
What did individuals and political action committees believe they were buying when, according to Sept. 30 totals compiled by the Center for Responsive...
October 8, 2014 - 9:13pm
October 7, 2014
SEN. JOHNSON: Time to play FAIR
The congressional gridlock in Washington has become unparalleled in modern times. There seems to be no ability to compromise on the major issues, or even the minor ones, facing our country. A major source of the problem is the gerrymandering of congressional districts.
October 7, 2014 - 9:49pm
NOEM: SD's economic policies worth copying
Last week was another incredible reminder of all that South Dakota is doing right to create a healthy, growing economy. Nationally, our economy...
October 7, 2014 - 3:49pm
October 3, 2014
LETTER: Noem’s accomplishments don’t add up for SD
To the Editor: The first campaign postcard came from Kristi Noem this week. Most of her points were about cutting spending and balancing the budget. After 41 votes in the House so far, she would vote again to repeal the Affordable Care Act. She said nothing about funding FEMA,...
October 3, 2014 - 9:17pm
October 2, 2014
Thune, Klobuchar call on USDA's Vilsack to look into rail issues impacting ag
Two of South Dakota's and Minnesota's U.S. Senators have written the Secretary of Agriculture to look into rail issues impacting farmers and ranchers, such as the lack of rail cars to haul grain. U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) Wednesday sent a letter to...
October 2, 2014 - 6:15pm
Republicans craft 2015 plan to force Obama's hand on Keystone
By Amanda Becker and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline...
October 2, 2014 - 6:16am