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Avera hosts first-time breast cancer prevention event
Parkston hosts mock car crash to highlight the dangers of distracted driving
Jury selection begins for child-murder trial
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation names new director
Hungry Dog owners attempt to ‘move on’ from drug charges
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.
Week of Oct. 24 South Dakota Sportswriters Association polls
Prep football playoffs: 18 area football teams, 12 games open up postseason today
Kernels dispatch Pierre in three sets
Athlete of the week: Dominguez running the show in Chamberlain
Area high school volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Golden Eagles
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Roland "Rollie" Benson
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
Jean A. Geyerman
Ellen M. Hoffman
Joseph J. Turnis
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
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
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
April 2, 2016
LETTER: SD governor has disappointed with his decisions
To the Editor: I was inspired to write due to Rep. Josh Klumb's excellent defense of HBA 1008 (March 8). Surely the people of South Dakota elected...
April 2, 2016 - 10:57am
March 31, 2016
OPINION: An outstanding facility named for a remarkable man
Until he went abroad to serve his country, Michael J. Fitzmaurice had never left the Dakotas. Fitzmaurice was born in Jamestown, North Dakota, and grew up in South Dakota. Coming from a family with a history of serving, Michael carried on the tradition by joining the Army in 1969....
March 31, 2016 - 5:27pm
March 29, 2016
OPINION: The fight against meth
On March 6, the United States lost a beloved First Lady. As partner to the most powerful man in the world, First Lady Nancy Reagan chose to devote her time in the White House to a cause that is as relevant today as it was when she announced it 30 years ago. This, of course, is Mrs....
March 29, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 28, 2016
Legislators decide vetoes on Tuesday
PIERRE—South Dakota legislators return Tuesday for the final time of the 2016 session to handle five vetoes issued by the governor. The governor suggested corrections and clarifications to two pieces of legislation through what are known as style and form vetoes. Those two bills...
March 28, 2016 - 10:24am
March 25, 2016
Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs tax credit school choice measure
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota insurance companies would get tax credits for donating to private-school scholarships under a measure Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed into law Friday, providing the financial backing for a school-choice program that supporters say gives parents an opportunity...
March 25, 2016 - 4:44pm
Daugaard acts on final bills from 2016 legislative session
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill that authorizes tax credits for contributions to help South Dakota students attend private schools, but rejected a plan that would have offered a property tax incentive to put in buffer strips between cropland and waterways. The...
March 25, 2016 - 12:54pm
Daugaard vetoes bill offering tax breaks for buffer strips
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has vetoed a bill that that would have offered landowners tax breaks for putting in buffer strips of vegetation between farm fields and waterways. The Republican governor rejected the bill Friday, saying that he's concerned it's unconstitutional...
March 25, 2016 - 11:50am
March 24, 2016
Buffer bill: What to know as Daugaard mulls whether to sign
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is weighing whether to sign a bill that would offer farmers tax breaks for taking cropland along waterways...
March 24, 2016 - 12:34pm
March 23, 2016
Gov. Daugaard appoints interim agriculture secretary
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed an interim state secretary of agriculture. Daugaard says Dr. Dustin Oedekoven (OH'-deh-koh-ven) will be responsible for the state agency while the search continues for a permanent replacement for Lucas Lentsch,...
March 23, 2016 - 3:44pm