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Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
South Dakota no longer last in average teacher pay
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
Waffle House shooting suspect left behind considerable evidence at scene, authorities say
Records reveal years of child abuse in former Minnesota family driven over cliff in California
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
Brookings fish food company expanding with $60M Volga plant
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge asked to reject pipeline protester's evidence request
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
DWU men finish 8th at GPAC tourney
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Gayville-Volin sweeps Great Plains Conference meet
Jimmy Butler the recruiter? Timberwolves should be recruiting Butler, agent says
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Dorothy Marie Callies
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
June 26, 2015
LETTER: Republicans not fulfilling their promises
To the Editor: On D-Day, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower did not tell his troops that we were going to defeat the National Socialists so that we could cooperate with them. The order Eisenhower gave was to rid the Earth of Hitler, his band of murderous thugs and everything they stood for. In...
June 26, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 15, 2015
5 candidates and a rat: the 1972 Democratic debate
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Is there room for a rat? Faced with an unusually large class of Republican candidates, media organizations have begun setting the criteria for 12 GOP presidential debates between August and March. There's no chance Ned Coll — who once famously brandished...
June 15, 2015 - 10:50am
June 4, 2015
Four Democrats seek party's 2016 U.S. presidential nomination
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remains the front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, but she faces challenges from several current and former officials. For the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll results for all the potential Democratic presidential...
June 4, 2015 - 4:23pm
April 20, 2015
Democrats formally approve campaign to refer laws to voters
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Democratic Party has formally joined the fight to send two laws to the voters for their review. The party's central committee voted Saturday to push back against a proposal that carves out a $7.50 youth minimum wage and to fight against a...
April 20, 2015 - 2:57pm
South Dakota Democrats hope history helps them in 2016
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's history of electing Democrats to Congress and the state's "independent streak" will ensure there are competitive congressional races in the 2016 elections, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Saturday. South...
April 20, 2015 - 2:47pm
March 22, 2015
MERCER: A 'Hail Mary': Are Democrats just a TD away from a revival?
PIERRE — Why doesn't anyone mention Tom Daschle when they talk about possible Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate election in 2016? Daschle, who turned 67 on Dec. 9, is the only Democrat associated with South Dakota's political scene who has the mustard and connections...
March 22, 2015 - 10:33am
February 6, 2015
Democrats criticize measure to repeal 'Daschle law'
PIERRE (AP) — Democrats are fighting back against Republican efforts to change the state's so-called "Daschle law" that bars a presidential candidate from seeking another office on the same South Dakota ballot. The House State Affairs Committee on Friday voted 9-2 for a proposal...
February 6, 2015 - 3:28pm
November 17, 2014
Weiland pitches donors to continue election fight
PIERRE (AP) — Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland doesn't appear to be exiting the political stage quietly. Weiland sent out a fundraising pitch on Monday calling for donations to fight against the Keystone XL pipeline and to help his campaign pay off its debt. Weiland...
November 17, 2014 - 10:34pm
November 14, 2014
The Johnson role model SD's longest-serving Democrat leaving legacy
In 1986, Top Gun ruled the box office, "Cheers" was on TV and Van Halen was on the radio. And, the Johnson family of Vermillion was moving to...
November 14, 2014 - 6:47pm
July 1, 2014
SD Dems have no candidates for 3 statewide races
By David Montgomery SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Democrats have conceded three statewide races to Republicans this fall, a once-rare phenomenon becoming increasingly common. At the party's convention this past weekend in Yankton, Democrats nominated no candidates for...
July 1, 2014 - 6:16pm
June 29, 2014
South Dakota Democrats wrap up Yankton convention
Democrats nominate candidates for PUC, treasurer, secretary of state but have none for attorney general, auditor or commissioner of school and...
June 29, 2014 - 9:31pm
June 11, 2014
Recount set for Charles Mix sheriff primary
A recount will be held Monday on the vote totals from the Democratic primary for Charles Mix sheriff. Gene Niehus, who lost the election by two votes on June 3 by a 324-322 margin to Wagner police officer DesaRae Gravatt, has requested a recount. Candidates can request a recount...
June 11, 2014 - 3:31pm
May 14, 2014
Yankton hosting state Democratic Party convention
YANKTON (AP) — Yankton will host South Dakota Democrats next month at their state party convention. It runs Thursday, June 26, through Saturday, June 28, at the Best Western Kelly Inn Hotel and the NFAA Easton Archery complex. Democratic National Committee vice chairman...
May 14, 2014 - 8:06am
October 3, 2013
Organizers continue drive for SD minimum wage vote
RAPID CITY (AP) — Organizers of a petition drive seeking a statewide vote on a measure that would raise South Dakota's minimum wage say they have collected about half the signatures they intend to gather. The South Dakota Democratic Party and some labor unions are seeking a statewide...
October 3, 2013 - 10:18am
SD Democrats' chairman Nesselhuf resigning
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The chairman of the South Dakota Democratic Party says he's resigning to move closer to his wife in Sioux City, Iowa. Ben...
July 3, 2013 - 8:18am