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Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
Utility regulators look again at prosecuting wind company
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
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Darrell Dean Simmons
May 19, 2017
Trump proposes staff cuts with USDA budget reduction
Rural services may take a hit under the president's budget proposal, which cuts more than $4 billion from the Department of Agriculture. Trump's...
May 19, 2017 - 1:43pm
March 6, 2017
ESPN expects to lay off more talent in cost-cutting move
LOS ANGELES - ESPN expects to lay off some portion of the approximately 1,000 employees who deliver news, podcasts and TV reports for the Walt...
March 6, 2017 - 2:25pm
February 28, 2013
Noem: House passed 'targeted cuts' that would have averted sequestration
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would have averted the federal "sequestration" cuts taking effect Friday,...
February 28, 2013 - 10:59pm
Thune: Obama ignored bill for budget cut list
A federal law pushed by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., required the Obama administration to publicly disclose exactly how the so-called sequestration...
February 28, 2013 - 6:07am
February 26, 2013
SD would feel deepest sequester pain, Pew Center study reports
South Dakota will feel deeper financial pain than any other state if the sequestration happens as scheduled -- or threatened -- on Friday, according to a report. A Pew Center study claims that South Dakota would suffer the largest share of loss of federal grants as a percentage...
February 26, 2013 - 5:46am
February 25, 2013
1,000 civilian Defense employees in SD would be furloughed under cuts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September. As to whether states could...
February 25, 2013 - 11:03am
May 24, 2012
Thune bill seeks pending budget cut details
The public should know the details of more than $100 billion in cuts to the Defense Department that will be made at year's end if Congress and the...
May 24, 2012 - 6:29am
March 2, 2012
Sen. Johnson opposes proposed $67M cut to Impact Aid program
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., said he is leading an effort opposing the president's proposed $67 million cut to the Impact Aid...
March 2, 2012 - 7:44am
February 1, 2012
Woonsocket schools to seek bigger opt-out
WOONSOCKET -- The Woonsocket School Board plans to ask its district taxpayers to support a larger opt-out. For the last nine years, Woonsocket School District has operated with a $150,000 opt-out, but the last legislative session's funding cut of 6.6 percent from K-12 education...
February 1, 2012 - 6:19am
January 23, 2012
Producers slam FSA plan to close Wessington Springs office
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Residents of Jerauld County and the surrounding area are worried the potential loss of a local Farm Service Agency office...
January 23, 2012 - 10:25pm
January 21, 2012
Wessington Springs FSA office could close under budget ax
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Federal budget cuts could close some small-town Farm Service Agency offices, including one in Wessington Springs. The South Dakota FSA announced recently that Jerauld, Jackson, Harding and Campbell counties may lose offices due to several factors, said Kent...
January 21, 2012 - 10:17am
January 11, 2012
Davison County officials study options for road money
A short-handed Davison County Commission opened discussions Tuesday at the courthouse in Mitchell on county highway needs for 2012. Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg said the county will probably have $120,000 to $123,000 in State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) money...
January 11, 2012 - 6:58am
January 10, 2012
SD rare state to offer state employee raises
When South Dakota Gov.
January 10, 2012 - 6:27am
January 8, 2012
Rapid City superintendent proposes $4.3 million in cuts
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Rapid City's school superintendent is proposing more than $4.3 million in cuts to the local school budget to make up for lost state funding. Tim Mitchell says the cuts include a reduction in the equivalent of about 50 full time employees. Mitchell says...
January 8, 2012 - 10:05pm
December 7, 2011
SD school officials pleased with governor's budget
RAPID CITY(AP) -- South Dakota education officials who have been struggling to deal with recent budget cuts said they are encouraged by school aid increases proposed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Daugaard's state spending plan unveiled this week includes a 4.5 percent increase in aid...
December 7, 2011 - 10:13am