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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
June 28, 2016
Legislators want hard data for Medicaid reimbursement
PIERRE—The cost reports filed with state government by Medicaid providers that form the basis for reimbursement rates often haven't been timely or weren't filed at all, a panel of South Dakota legislators learned Monday. Jason Dilges, the governor's commissioner of finance and...
June 28, 2016 - 10:58am
June 23, 2016
Daugaard names day for post-traumatic stress injuries
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed there will be a "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day" this month. Daugaard says that Monday will be a day to think about the treatment, symptoms and causes of post-traumatic stress injuries. Larry Zimmerman is secretary of...
June 23, 2016 - 12:16pm
June 22, 2016
Daugaard will not call for special session on Medicaid expansion
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will not call a special legislative session to address Medicaid expansion in South Dakota. Daugaard announced his intention...
June 22, 2016 - 5:16pm
Daugaard: No special session to consider Medicaid expansion
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he has decided not to call a special legislative session to consider expanding Medicaid in South Dakota....
June 22, 2016 - 3:44pm
June 17, 2016
Governor reminds east river residents to wait to mow ditches
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is reminding east river residents to wait to mow ditches along the state's highways. The governor said Thursday that people cannot mow right-of-way highway ditches in counties east of the Missouri River until July 10. As of Wednesday, mowing is...
June 17, 2016 - 11:37am
June 14, 2016
Gov. Daugaard to serve as Western Governors' Association vice chairman
PIERRE — The Western Governors' Association Tuesday elected Gov. Dennis Daugaard to serve as the organization's vice chairman. "The Western Governors' Association is an effective coalition of states," Daugaard said. "Our states are geographically large and we share common ground...
June 14, 2016 - 4:43pm
June 3, 2016
Local legislators mulling over Medicaid expansion
Gov. Dennis Daugaard may be convinced that South Dakota can expand Medicaid, but District 20 legislators are not so sure. On Tuesday, Gov. Daugaard said if plans appear politically viable, he would like to call a special legislative session in June or July. Medicaid is a free or low-cost...
June 3, 2016 - 10:28am
June 1, 2016
Daugaard: Medicaid expansion math works; let's talk politics
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Tuesday that he's convinced South Dakota can expand Medicaid without adding to state spending, but...
June 1, 2016 - 11:42am
May 3, 2016
Daugaard names May 'Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month'
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says May is "Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month" in South Dakota. The designation is meant to emphasize the importance of managing noxious weeds that negatively impact agriculture, water quality and wildlife. The Department of Agriculture says...
May 3, 2016 - 11:55am
May 2, 2016
Daugaard orders flags at half-staff to honor Mehlhaff
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard ordered flags to fly at half-staff at the state Capitol on Monday in honor of former state Rep. Dean Mehlhaff. Mehlhaff died last Wednesday. His funeral was Monday. Mehlhaff represented the Eureka area in the South Dakota House of Representatives...
May 2, 2016 - 12:55pm
April 28, 2016
Governor requests flags at half-staff to honor Terry Redlin
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Friday to honor the life of Terry Redlin. The iconic South Dakota artist passed away on Sunday at age 78. Public visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to...
April 28, 2016 - 5:35pm
Daugaard declares May month to improve wildfire awareness
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says May is Wildfire Awareness Month in the state. The state Department of Agriculture says the goal is to inform the public about the dangers of wildfires and how citizens can protect themselves. The agency says now is the time...
April 28, 2016 - 12:50pm
April 21, 2016
Governor invites families to camp on Capitol lawn in June
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says families can bring tents to the South Dakota state Capitol lawn for a campout. The free event is set to start June 10. It's meant to encourage families to learn outdoor skills and camping on the lawn of the Capitol in Pierre. Daugaard says...
April 21, 2016 - 11:47am
April 13, 2016
OPINION: Low taxes and low spending
In the 2016 session legislators serving on the appropriations committee adopted a new budget process. With the goal of more thoroughly evaluating...
April 13, 2016 - 11:05am
April 7, 2016
Governor to speak on disability employment campaign
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is scheduled to speak at a symposium later this month about the Department of Human Services' disability...
April 7, 2016 - 11:50am