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Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Department of Agriculture seeks input on pollinator plan
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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
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