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Ho, ho, ho! SantaCon is coming to New York
A teen fired up Facebook Live from the highway. Moments later, everyone in her car was dead.
State's congressional delegation aims to enact GOP wish list
Prudential investigating Wells Fargo partnership after scandal
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Pairings set for Huron Holiday Classic basketball games
Second half lifts Mitchell Christian past Iroquois
Harold Thune's basketball career comes full circle with Gophers' visit
Huron's late charge upends Marlins boys
Area basketball roundup: Winner takes down Red Raiders
Harrison woman celebrates 80th birthday
Armour woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple married in Aug. 12 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 95 years
Couple plans Jan. 6 wedding
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
LETTER: Public opinion will decide fate of technology
LETTER: 2016 election taught SD citizens a lot
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
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
July 12, 2016
Supporting renewable energy in SD
In the past decade South Dakota has seen tremendous job creation and capital investment in renewable energy. Wind power has led the way by contributing...
July 12, 2016 - 1:10pm
July 11, 2016
Daugaard activates drought task force due to dry conditions
PIERRE (AP) — The abnormally dry conditions affecting parts of South Dakota have prompted Gov. Dennis Daugaard to activate the state's Drought Task Force. Daugaard's office says the task force met for the first time Monday in Pierre. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that...
July 11, 2016 - 3:35pm
July 4, 2016
Foes predict tough politics for Medicaid expansion in 2017
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Opponents of Medicaid expansion in South Dakota say Gov. Dennis Daugaard's chances of broadening eligibility for the program have likely diminished since he announced he won't call a special legislative session to consider it. It's "very possible" the Republican...
July 4, 2016 - 7:52pm
June 29, 2016
Governor to call on private group to help mental hospital
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he'll bring in a quality assurance officer from the private group he previously directed to monitor South Dakota's state-run mental health hospital in Yankton. Daugaard told the Argus Leader that he asked a quality assurance leader at...
June 29, 2016 - 10:34am
Daugaard's vote went to Kasich, not Trump, in state primary
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he voted for former presidential contender John Kasich in South Dakota's GOP primary earlier this month after the Ohio governor had suspended his campaign for the White House. Daugaard cast a ballot for Kasich in the June primary even...
June 29, 2016 - 9:56am
Tech school backers launch constitutional amendment campaign
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is backing a proposed constitutional amendment that supporters say will help South Dakota's technical schools address the state's skilled worker shortage. Boosters launched their campaign Tuesday to convince South Dakota residents to vote...
June 29, 2016 - 9:54am