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U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons
Freeman faring well without city administrator position
Trump again vows to bring back U.S. jobs, but offers few details
Mitchell students gear up for state robotics competition
Mitchell, Freeman libraries accredited by South Dakota Library
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
DWU women's GPAC semifinal moved to later Saturday
Brozik finds another gear in senior season
District 8B girls basketball semifinals moved to earlier times
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
October 26, 2012
Daschle: McGovern gave Democrats hope
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Former U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle says he and hundreds of other Democratic party candidates can thank George McGovern for giving...
October 26, 2012 - 2:50pm
Building a family and a party
George McGovern came home to DWU to continue his education with the help of the GI Bill, and he completed work on his bachelor's degree in 1946....
October 26, 2012 - 12:26pm
October 14, 2012
Monthly meeting for Democrats canceled
The regular monthly meeting of the Davison County Democrats will be canceled for October. The cancellation aims to avoid conflicts with upcoming election debates and forums.
October 14, 2012 - 7:27am
October 8, 2012
Liberal online newspaper The Antidote to fold after Nov. election
A liberal voice is going silent in South Dakota. The Antidote, an online publication founded by a group called The South Dakota Alliance...
October 8, 2012 - 5:22am
September 7, 2012
PARKER: Michelle Obama's valentine to men
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There's no point trying to find something wrong with Michelle Obama's speech to the Democratic National Convention. It was...
September 7, 2012 - 10:14am
September 6, 2012
MILBANK: It's a media love fest in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Democratic National Convention is just getting under way, but already I've been given the treatment.
September 6, 2012 - 9:07am
September 5, 2012
SD delegation ready for low-stress Democratic convention
Former Sen. Tom Daschle is part of the South Dakota delegation to the Democratic Convention. Daschle, who served eight years in the House and 18 in the Senate representing the state before he was defeated in 2004, is listed as a super-delegate. Those are slots left open for current...
September 5, 2012 - 6:49am
July 7, 2012
40 years later, McGovern's impact endures
George McGovern's rise to the top of the Democratic Party in 1972 stunned a lot of people. Born in tiny Avon and raised in Mitchell, he was...
July 7, 2012 - 8:01am
June 18, 2012
Dems nominate 2 for utilities commission seats
ABERDEEN -- The two Democratic candidates tapped Saturday to run for the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission said they will criticize their incumbent Republican opponents for not doing enough to protect farmers from a failed grain-buying company. Delegates at the Democratic state...
June 18, 2012 - 7:10am
June 14, 2012
SD Democrats optimistic about fall election
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Democrats expect to be outspent by Republicans in this year's election, but they believe they can make gains up and...
June 14, 2012 - 4:00pm
April 5, 2012
Democrats can pick new hopeful for county panel seat
Davison County Auditor Susan Kiepke said Wednesday that county Democrats have the option of selecting a candidate to replace District 2 County Commissioner Jerry Fischer on the fall ballot. Fischer, in a surprise announcement Tuesday, withdrew his candidacy.
April 5, 2012 - 8:22am
March 1, 2012
GOP starts picking convention delegates
South Dakota Republicans will start the process to choose delegates for the Republican National Convention tonight. Democrats will begin the process to pick delegates on March 10. The Davison County Republicans will meet at 8 p.m. today at Prairie Crossings Assisted Living,...
March 1, 2012 - 7:51am
February 21, 2012
SD Democrats to select national convention delegates
PIERRE -- The South Dakota Democratic Party will conduct delegate selection caucuses in each of the state's 35 legislative districts to start the process of electing delegates to the 2012 Democratic National Convention this summer in Charlotte, N.C. "The process is actually pretty...
February 21, 2012 - 9:55pm
February 16, 2012
SD parties fill coffers ahead of elections
At the dawn of this election year, the money race between South Dakota's two major political parties has both sides feeling optimistic for November. ...
February 16, 2012 - 6:33am
February 13, 2012
Varilek wins 1st Democrat straw poll
STURGIS -- The first votes are in and Matt Varilek is the winner. Varilek "won" an unofficial straw vote on the Democratic candidate for the...
February 13, 2012 - 7:27am