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22-year-old DWU student enters council race
City offices closed, City Council meeting postponed in observance of Presidents' Day
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
SpaceX rocket is launched from historic NASA pad in Florida
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Marlin boys fall to Pierre
Tiger baseball team goes 1-3 against Tabor College
Mitchell Ravens win U12 title at Wesleyan Classic
Area high school boys basketball roundup: Friesz scores 30 as Chamberlain outlasts Aberdeen Roncalli in OT
Jackrabbit women topple Fort Wayne
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Florence Irene Moke
Robert Lee Sunderman
Robert Fritz Wegehaupt
Mary Jean Nelson
Charyl E. Saunier
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Don't elect climate deniers
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 10, 2017
Daugaard: Amazon to begin collecting taxes in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — Online retail giant Amazon has agreed to begin collecting state and local sales taxes on purchases in South Dakota, Gov. Dennis...
January 10, 2017 - 6:15pm
Daugaard: Debating a bathroom bill shouldn't be a priority
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says that debate over restricting the bathrooms that transgender students can use at school shouldn't be a priority during the 2017 legislative session. Daugaard tells the Argus Leader that he views the debate at the Capitol as unnecessary because...
January 10, 2017 - 11:39am
January 9, 2017
Starting another session: Two returning legislators prepare priorities for Pierre
After a short break from the political arena, two local legislators will return to Pierre with different priorities in mind. Lance Carson, a...
January 9, 2017 - 10:14am
January 4, 2017
DAUGAARD: The importance of South Dakota's Animal Health Laboratory
For a state like South Dakota, with five times as many cattle and twice as many hogs and chickens as we have citizens, livestock health is a...
January 4, 2017 - 5:15pm
December 27, 2016
DAUGAARD: Remembering friends
The years go faster as one gets older, and as 2016 closes, I have been thinking back on the past year. As always, Linda and I have much to be...
December 27, 2016 - 5:10pm
Daugaard to share state of the state Jan. 12
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will share the 2017 State of the State in Mitchell at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Highland Conference Center, Mitchell....
December 27, 2016 - 9:42am
December 15, 2016
Governor's group charts course to fight growing meth use
PIERRE (AP) — The fight against growing methamphetamine use and mounting drug arrests in South Dakota should include a new interstate drug trafficking task force, law changes to allow authorities to wiretap cellphones and a range of other efforts, a state workgroup recommended Thursday....
December 15, 2016 - 11:05am
December 14, 2016
SD GOP electors will vote for Trump on Monday
Two months after calling for President-elect Donald Trump to drop out of the race, Gov. Dennis Daugaard will cast his Electoral College ballot...
December 14, 2016 - 5:36pm
December 13, 2016
DAUGAARD: An overview of the fiscal year 2018 budget proposal
The week of the annual Budget Address is always a busy time in the Capitol Building, and this year is no exception. The halls are filled with...
December 13, 2016 - 5:15pm
December 9, 2016
Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
PIERRE (AP) - Gov. Dennis Daugaard is appointing a commissioner to replace the state's former chief financial officer who left the administration shortly after getting placed on leave. Daugaard announced Friday that Liza Clark, of Pierre, will be the new commissioner of the Bureau...
December 9, 2016 - 6:08pm
December 5, 2016
Governor to offer modest spending hikes in state budget plan
PIERRE (AP) - Gov. Dennis Daugaard says his budget plan to be released Tuesday won't include cuts, but lower-than-anticipated tax collections will only allow for modest spending increases during the 2017 legislative session. The governor is to outline his spending priorities in...
December 5, 2016 - 3:03pm
November 28, 2016
Governor predicts 'lean' state budget for upcoming cycle
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says his upcoming budget proposal will have no major new spending because of dipping tax collections. The Republican governor wants to use one-time money this year to plug an expected budget shortfall. Daugaard is set to make his budget address...
November 28, 2016 - 8:14am
November 23, 2016
Daugaard favors repeal of new ethics law
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he supports repeal or major changes to a government ethics overhaul just approved by voters this month, criticizing the campaign for the ballot measure as deceptive. Daugaard told The Associated Press that he doesn't plan to include millions...
November 23, 2016 - 8:49pm
November 17, 2016
Teachers reap higher pay as result of sales-tax increase to 4.5%
PIERRE — Raising the state sales tax appears to have partially solved the problem of low pay for teachers in South Dakota. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration released preliminary data Thursday showing the average salary for a teacher in a public school rose to $46,924. This...
November 17, 2016 - 5:49pm
November 15, 2016
Daugaard says no to pursuing Medicaid expansion
PIERRE (AP) — Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Tuesday that he won't pursue an expansion of Medicaid in 2017 after a discussion with Vice...
November 15, 2016 - 4:27pm