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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Richard John Huey
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 20, 2016
Governor declares disaster in wake of Cottonwood Fire
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared an emergency disaster in southwestern Jackson County after a prairie fire burned 64 square miles of grassland and killed scores of livestock. The state will cover 90 percent of non-federal fire response costs, such as...
October 20, 2016 - 10:45am
October 17, 2016
Governor intends to offer the buffer-strip tax break
PIERRE – The governor will ask the Legislature next year to grant tax breaks to landowners who maintain grassy buffer strips along waterways to reduce agricultural runoff, a state government tax official said Monday. Gov. Dennis Daugaard, a Republican, had vetoed the same concept...
October 17, 2016 - 3:23pm
October 12, 2016
If South Dakota voters choose Trump, state’s three electors will back him too
PIERRE – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will have the Electoral College votes of all three Republican electors for South Dakota....
October 12, 2016 - 8:19am
October 11, 2016
Governor wants Trump out of the race, but would vote for him
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — GOP Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Monday that he wants Donald Trump to quit the presidential race, but he'd still vote for Trump...
October 11, 2016 - 8:52am
October 8, 2016
Thune, Daugaard call for Trump to drop out following crude comments about women
Two of South Dakota's most well-known Republican politicians have called for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump to drop out of the race,...
October 8, 2016 - 12:33pm
September 29, 2016
Capitol flags to fly at half-staff to honor past lawmaker
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags at the state Capitol in Pierre to be flown at half-staff on Oct. 3 in memory of former state lawmaker Elaine Elliott. Elliott died Tuesday at age 71. Her funeral will be held Oct. 3. Elliott was elected as a state representative...
September 29, 2016 - 11:22am
September 23, 2016
Gov. Dennis Daugaard proclaims October to be Archives Month
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has named October to be Archives Month in South Dakota. Daugaard says that archival institutions have a responsibility to collect and preserve records that document the history of South Dakota and the plains region for present and future generations....
September 23, 2016 - 10:56am
September 6, 2016
Governor proclaims state Direct Support Professionals week
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has named a week to recognize those who work closely with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Direct Support Professionals week in South Dakota begins Sept. 11. Direct Support Professionals are the main providers...
September 6, 2016 - 10:50am
September 2, 2016
General counsel departing Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office
PIERRE (AP) — A key adviser to Gov. Dennis Daugaard who serves as his general counsel is leaving his position for the private sector. The governor's office said Thursday that Jim Seward will depart in the fall. He has served as general counsel since Daugaard took office in 2011....
September 2, 2016 - 10:31am
August 26, 2016
Governor asks South Dakotans to honor veterans at state fair
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is calling on state residents to honor veterans at the South Dakota State Fair. Daugaard has proclaimed Sept. 1 to be Veterans Day at the fair at the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans and active military personnel...
August 26, 2016 - 11:09am
July 27, 2016
Daugaard awards nearly $1M in trail project funding
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded nearly $1 million in Recreational Trails Program funding to cities, state parks and the Black Hills National Forest. Daugaard says he's happy to be able to award the grants to project sponsors across the state. Awards to cities ranged...
July 27, 2016 - 10:53am
July 21, 2016
Daugaard: Trump made 'good pick' in choosing Pence as VP
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is praising his party's choice of vice presidential candidate. The Argus Leader reports...
July 21, 2016 - 11:34am
July 18, 2016
Governor names Scott Stern, of Freeman, as GOED Commissioner
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Monday that he will appoint Scott G. Stern as Commissioner of the Governor's Office of Economic...
July 18, 2016 - 4:24pm
July 13, 2016
Gov. Daugaard issues emergency fire declaration
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has issued an emergency fire declaration for 13 central and western South Dakota counties that have been impacted by drought conditions. The counties are: Butte, Custer, Fall River, Haakon, Harding, Hughes, Jackson, Jones, Lawrence, Meade, Pennington,...
July 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
Daugaard: State ends 2016 budget year with $14M surplus
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota ended the 2016 budget year with money to spare, sending $14.1 million to budget reserves and marking the fifth consecutive year of surplus, Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Wednesday. Revenues grew by an unexpected $3.6 million over economic estimates lawmakers...
July 13, 2016 - 5:30pm