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Mitchell man arrested for alleged dry fire at woman
26 years and counting: Howard community bands together to bring presents to area children
Anonymous donor gives Mitchell PD $10K to hand out
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Marlin varsity teams embark with new leaders
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 5, 2014
Dakotas Republicans relish new Senate influence
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers from the Dakotas on Wednesday savored sweeping GOP election gains, including a Senate seat for former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds and a chance for incumbents in both states to push their policies in a majority for...
November 5, 2014 - 9:39pm
U.S. Senate sees power shift as GOP dominates key races
WASHINGTON — Republicans won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday with a string of election victories from the Deep South to high plains, after a bitter and expensive midterm campaign in which anger over Washington gridlock was turned against a president who had promised to overcome...
November 5, 2014 - 6:48am
November 4, 2014
South Dakotans re-elect Noem to US House
By Regina Garcia Cano SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican Rep. Kristi Noem breezed to a third term as South Dakota's lone member of the U.S. House on Tuesday by soundly defeating Democratic challenger Corinna Robinson. Noem's victory was anticipated as Robinson, a retired Army...
November 4, 2014 - 9:42pm
AP: Republican Rounds wins South Dakota US Senate seat
By James Nord SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican favorite Mike Rounds beat out three opponents for South Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat in a race that was once considered close enough for national scrutiny — and money. The Associated Press called the race before any results...
November 4, 2014 - 8:38pm
5 things to watch in Senate races tonight
WASHINGTON — All along, the biggest question in this election was whether Republicans could take over the Senate and add it to their solid House majority. Five things to watch tonight: Can Democrats topple GOP giant in Kentucky? Kentucky, often an early-reporting state,...
November 4, 2014 - 2:16pm
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