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Rapid City, Pennington County officers getting body cameras
Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
Head-on crash in Roberts County kills 2 women
Friday need-to-know: 5 stories
Workforce war: Mitchell makes progress in attracting workers as businesses expand
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
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Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
SDHSAA prep football quarterfinals set
Area prep football playoff roundup: KWL routs RC Christian 54-0
Kernels smash Spartans to cap regular season
Blackhawks rally past Titans
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
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Violettia "Vi" Simek
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
LETTER: Fortunate our laws protect free speech
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
July 24, 2017
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
PIERRE — There was a time in South Dakota when the Legislature's committees met behind closed doors. Your presence depended upon whether...
July 24, 2017 - 10:48am
June 22, 2017
Platte awarded $2.3M loan for wastewater project
PLATTE — A $2.3 million loan from the state Board of Water and Natural Resources will help the city of Platte complete a wastewater project...
June 22, 2017 - 4:13pm
January 21, 2017
LETTER: Dakotas not a waste land
To the Editor: The extent that oil pipeline leaks occur and not detected by the pipeline companies is very concerning. Leak detection equipment...
January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
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