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California AG bans state travel to South Dakota, 3 other states
'Maybe it's time': actor Johnny Depp jokes about a Trump assassination
Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
Contract awarded for Lewis and Clark pipeline project
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Amateur baseball roundup: Bankers power past Nationals
Staying in front of the ball: Post 18 infielders leading strong defense
Traxler: Travels brings sports shortlist into focus
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Barry Dean Grabenstein
Paul J. Mertz
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
LETTER: Believe we can with ethanol
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
OUR VIEW: Local justice reform better for juveniles, county's future
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
February 19, 2014
Debt limit splits U.S. House candidates
Robinson critical of Noem’s vote against ceiling increase.
February 19, 2014 - 7:57pm
February 12, 2014
House approves 'clean' debt limit after Republicans drop demands
By David Lawder and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives narrowly approved a one-year extension of federal borrowing...
February 12, 2014 - 7:06am
December 18, 2013
Thune: Debt ceiling could hinge on pipeline fate
Keystone XL approval could be linked to looming 2014 fiscal fight.
December 18, 2013 - 2:34pm
October 7, 2013
White House open to short-term hike in debt limit
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats intend to introduce legislation by mid-week to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated...
October 7, 2013 - 12:49pm
Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default on the government's debt Sunday as Speaker John...
October 7, 2013 - 12:41pm
January 13, 2013
Noem attacks 'embarrassing' coin proposal
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem , R-S.D., announced Thursday that she will co-sponsor the Stop the Coin Act which she said would prevent...
January 13, 2013 - 5:30pm
February 10, 2012
Noem still undecided on joining Tea Party Caucus
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., said she has not yet decided whether to join the House's Tea Party Caucus. Noem was confronted by constituents about the issue at a town hall meeting held over the weekend in Rapid City, according to media reports. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.,...
February 10, 2012 - 6:22am
September 16, 2011
OPINION: GOPers revel in debt politics
WASHINGTON -- What occurred beneath the Capitol Dome on Wednesday afternoon was the U.S. Open of political gamesmanship, and freshman Republican...
September 16, 2011 - 6:25am
August 11, 2011
All members of Congress' new debt-reduction supercommittee named
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's appointment Thursday of three Democrats to Congress' new debt-reduction supercommittee completes the roster of a panel whose members are already being tugged in competing directions. Pelosi selected Reps. James E. Clyburn of...
August 11, 2011 - 1:23pm
August 3, 2011
OPINION: Democrats howl at deal
WASHINGTON -- Majority Leader Harry Reid, a principal sponsor of the debt-limit deal, went to the Senate floor Monday morning to say that, however ugly things are in Washington, they could be worse. His evidence? The attack on Sen. Charles Sumner by Rep. Preston Brooks. In 1856....
August 3, 2011 - 7:50am
SD delegation votes for debt-ceiling compromise
WASHINGTON -- All three members of South Dakota's congressional delegation voted in favor of the debt ceiling deal reached this week. Sen....
August 3, 2011 - 7:12am
August 2, 2011
Debt-limit bill passed by Senate, Obama quickly signs it to defuse crisis
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate emphatically passed emergency legislation Tuesday to avoid a first-ever government default, rushing the legislation...
August 2, 2011 - 1:40pm
August 1, 2011
It's a deal: Obama, Congress will avert default
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders announced a historic agreement Sunday night on emergency legislation to avert the nation's first-ever financial default. The dramatic resolution lifted a cloud that had threatened...
August 1, 2011 - 6:22am
July 30, 2011
LETTER: When services end, see if tea party helps
To the Editor: This is a partial list of the federally funded programs in Mitchell and South Dakota that will be cut off after 30 days if the tea party has its way: 1. Social Security payments and Low Income Housing, forcing many elderly out of their apartments. 2. Medicare prescription...
July 30, 2011 - 12:03am
July 28, 2011
House nears debt-limit vote as GOP closes ranks; Senate Dems vow to defeat it tonight
WASHINGTON - As Thursday's crucial vote neared, Republican leaders convinced a growing number of their fractious rank and file to support a House...
July 28, 2011 - 4:08pm