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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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
February 10, 2012
Daschle, Patrick Kennedy to speak at McGovern Day dinner
SIOUX FALLS -- Former Sen. Tom Daschle and former Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., will join former Sen. George McGovern and Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D.,...
February 10, 2012 - 7:45am
January 6, 2012
Sen. Johnson endorses Matt Varilek for Democratic House nomination
Sen. Tim Johnson has endorsed his former staffer, Matt Varilek, for South Dakota's lone U.S. House seat. Johnson compared Varilek to George...
January 6, 2012 - 10:49am
October 22, 2011
George McGovern highlights Mitchell in new book about Democrat ideals
While it's about his views on Democrats and their impact on the country and world, Mitchell plays a major role in George McGovern's new book....
October 22, 2011 - 9:16am
October 3, 2011
MERCER: Do Democrats have good reason for complaints in redistricting?
PIERRE -- Real Democrats don't whine. They fight. They figure out how to win in South Dakota. They elect people such as Tom Daschle and Tim Johnson and Stephanie Herseth Sandlin to Congress, and Dick Butler and Curt Johnson and Bryce Healy and Steve Kolbeck and Pam Nelson to...
October 3, 2011 - 8:03am
Johnson's political future full of intrigue for many
As South Dakota's only Democrat in a statewide office, Sen. Tim Johnson's plans for 2014 are fraught with political intrigue. The three-term,...
September 3, 2011 - 8:04am