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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
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.
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
Tigers win season opener in Colorado
New faces abound for DWU men
Mitchell woman turns 80
Canova woman marks 85th birthday
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ruth E. Baker
Mary Jo Wittstruck
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
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
July 13, 2016
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
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