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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
New schedule to spread out South Dakota football championships
Area volleyball roundup: Beavers claim home tournament title
Football rivals DWU, DSU to face each other tonight
Kernels give No. 2 Harrisburg a battle in opener
Turner ready for junior season with DWU football team
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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