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State’s storm spotters ‘crucial’ to severe weather preparedness
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Ag advisor offers his take on Trump and farmers
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Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
Kernels rally twice to take two in Yankton
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Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT
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'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
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ROUNDS: Paris Climate Agreement another misguided step that puts U.S. at competitive disadvantage
NOEM: 100 days of giving control back to you
DAUGAARD: Choices behind the wheel
LETTER: New Order of the Free Man
LETTER: Sonday, rather than Sunday?
Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Reverend Lyle Howard
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March 17, 2017
Upgrades coming for South Dakota's animal research lab
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's animal disease research lab is in line for much-needed renovations and upgrades after Gov. Dennis Daugaard approved creative funding to provide millions of dollars. Daugaard signed legislation Friday to upgrade and expand the Animal Disease Research...
March 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 16, 2017
OUR VIEW: Another step toward government openness
Gov. Dennis Daugaard just followed through on a commitment he made in January, boosting government transparency with one stroke of a pen. Daugaard...
March 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs anti-meth legislation into law
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law two bills meant to fight growing methamphetamine use in South Dakota. The Republican governor said Wednesday that the bills will help stop meth from entering the state, keep people from using it and help those who are addicted...
March 16, 2017 - 12:10pm
March 14, 2017
Daugaard: South Dakota takes on risk under GOP health plan
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he doesn't like that House Republicans' health care plan would require South Dakota to take on more risk under proposed funding changes for the Medicaid program. But the Republican governor said Tuesday it's important to get control of the...
March 14, 2017 - 12:53pm
March 12, 2017
South Dakota lawmakers deal with ethics bills, short funds
PIERRE — South Dakota lawmakers navigated lower-than-anticipated tax collections to pass a lean state budget, capping a difficult legislative...
March 12, 2017 - 10:00am
March 5, 2017
Lawmakers may end option to pocket leftover campaign cash
PIERRE (AP) — State lawmakers are weighing new campaign finance regulations that would remove South Dakota from the short list of states...
March 5, 2017 - 3:44pm
February 28, 2017
Legislature expands lobbying ban to more officials and doubles length
PIERRE — The ban against lobbying the Legislature would expand to two years and cover many more officials. The vote was 51-17. The legislation...
February 28, 2017 - 5:36pm
February 22, 2017
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
Has South Dakota fixed its high prison population problem, or just kicked the can down the road? Recently, Gov. Dennis Daugaard touted the successes...
February 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 17, 2017
Legislators face deadline Thursday on IM 22 fixes
PIERRE — With days running out, Republican legislators look hard-pressed to make good on their promises to pass campaign and ethics laws...
February 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Minnesota, South Dakota governors to attend Pheasant Summit
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The governors of Minnesota and South Dakota are set to participate in a National Pheasant Summit in Minneapolis Saturday....
February 17, 2017 - 4:19pm
February 16, 2017
LETTER: No surprises in Pierre
To the Editor: Ethics? Who? What? Where? It comes as no surprise to me that the state legislators and Gov. Dennis Daugaard quickly axed the ethics...
February 16, 2017 - 5:30pm
February 2, 2017
Daugaard signs Initiated Measure 22 repeal
PIERRE — Voter-approved Initiated Measure 22, that put in place a series of regulations meant to ensure more oversight of and transparency...
February 2, 2017 - 5:22pm
January 27, 2017
Opposition to Spearfish park remains strong even without fee
SPEARFISH (AP) — Opposition to a proposed state park in Spearfish Canyon remains strong even after Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced that no entrance fees would be charged. About 400 people gathered Thursday at a public hearing on the idea, which requires the transfer of 1,400 acres...
January 27, 2017 - 10:46am
South Dakota governor opposes transgender locker room bill
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he would veto legislation restricting which locker rooms transgender students can use. The Republican said Thursday he'd veto the bill if it gets to his desk. He says any concerns about privacy can be met at the local level.
January 27, 2017 - 10:41am
January 26, 2017
DAUGAARD: Taking on the meth problem
I recently heard a story about a young man who was exposed to meth as a child. The young man, named Chris, grew up around meth and the violence...
January 26, 2017 - 5:15pm