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Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
Highway Patrol increasing use of sobriety checkpoints statewide
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
Miller leaves with injury as SDSU falls to Green Bay
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
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
June 8, 2016
After Tuesday's primaries, a major shift in Republican ranks underway in Senate
PIERRE—At least 16 of the state Senate's 35 seats will have new people in them for the 2017 legislative session. The chamber's Republican leadership could be in line for big changes, too. The relationship might be tested more often between many of the Republican senators and...
June 8, 2016 - 6:29pm
June 3, 2016
Republican primaries for legislative seats will be political dividing line for governor
PIERRE — His name isn't on the ballot. But Gov. Dennis Daugaard has his political posterior on the line Tuesday in South Dakota's Republican primary elections. The Republican governor spent money from his campaign committee to help at least nine candidates who are in primaries...
June 3, 2016 - 5:49pm
February 27, 2016
Feds will change policy, take IHS costs off states
PIERRE — South Dakota's state government received official notice Friday that the federal government would start reimbursing at 100 percent for services to Indian Health Service patients who are sent to receive additional care through non-IHS facilities. Currently the federal...
February 27, 2016 - 11:18am
December 8, 2015
Daugaard outlines $4.8 billion state budget to lawmakers
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard proposed an ambitious budget Tuesday for a state bolstered by better-than-expected revenues, backing new...
December 8, 2015 - 3:08pm
December 7, 2015
Daugaard: Better revenue will allow larger proposed budget
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Monday that better-than-expected state revenues will allow him to propose larger budget increases for the 2016 legislative session. Daugaard is to outline his spending priorities in a Tuesday budget address to lawmakers at the Capitol. Daugaard...
December 7, 2015 - 8:29pm
August 14, 2015
'Capital For A Day' in Madison will include community social
PIERRE (AP) — Madison's chance to be the honorary South Dakota Capital for a Day this month is approaching quickly. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said Thursday that activities for the Aug. 19 celebration will include a community social gathering with the governor. Community...
August 14, 2015 - 3:25pm
August 12, 2015
Governor's plan for Capitol-area park draws criticism
PIERRE (AP) — Dozens of people oppose Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to change the look of Hilger's Gulch park in South Dakota's capital. The Pierre park has a mile-long lighted walking trail, flower gardens and a scenic view of the Capitol building. Daugaard last month announced...
August 12, 2015 - 10:33am
July 29, 2015
Daugaard unsupportive of medical, decriminalized marijuana
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he needs to review proposed ballot measures that would decriminalize marijuana possession and legalize...
July 29, 2015 - 9:37pm
June 2, 2015
Daugaard: Over $2.8M in funding to help 6 community projects
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded more than $2.8 million in grant funding to aid six projects in communities throughout the state. The governor says the Community Development Block Grants will help complete the projects totaling more than $15.3 million. The funding...
June 2, 2015 - 4:22pm
May 7, 2015
Daugaard declares Milbank state capital for a day in June
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard might make Pierre a little jealous in mid-June. Daugaard announced Wednesday that Milbank will be South Dakota's "Capital for a Day" on June 11. The governor says he's excited for the event in Milbank. Daugaard will hold a community discussion,...
May 7, 2015 - 3:34pm
May 6, 2015
Governor fills open Senate seats, GOP to choose leaders
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Senate is back at full strength, and Republicans are gathering over the weekend to fill two top leadership spots. Gov....
May 6, 2015 - 5:48pm
Daugaard taps Dell Rapids mayor for vacant SD Senate seat
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is appointing Dell Rapids Mayor Scott Fiegen to the seat vacated by former Senate Majority Leader Tim Rave. The governor announced Wednesday that he chose Fiegen to fill the seat until Rave's term expires next year. Daugaard says voters...
May 6, 2015 - 4:23pm
May 1, 2015
Governor's Mansion to begin 5th season of free public tours
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Governor's Mansion will begin its fifth season of free weekly tours next month. First lady Linda Daugaard says the governor's mansion belongs to the people of South Dakota, and she and Gov. Dennis Daugaard are happy to again open the home on the...
May 1, 2015 - 2:13pm
April 10, 2015
Daugaard names Rapid City attorney as new 7th Circuit judge
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a new circuit court judge to fill the seat vacated by state Supreme Court Justice Janine Kern. Daugaard says Jane Wipf Pfeifle (FY'-flee) of Rapid City will preside as a circuit court judge in South Dakota's Seventh Circuit Court....
April 10, 2015 - 2:39pm
April 6, 2015
Gov. Daugaard names SD's artist laureate; term lasts 4 years
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota now has an ambassador to promote the arts and represent the state's varied artistic traditions. Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Monday named sculptor Dale Lamphere South Dakota's artist laureate. The Sturgis man is the first artist to receive the title since...
April 6, 2015 - 4:57pm