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Badger Clark memory lives on in South Dakota
Mitchell a 'solid academic district' following release of report cards
2017 CP Fest brings in 'impressive' profits
Grading SD's education: Math scores slipping
'My heart is in pieces': Father makes public plea for son bullied because of medical condition
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Area high school volleyball roundup: Cougars topple Black Panthers
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
DWU volleyball falls to No. 11 Northwestern
Mitchell cheer, dance teams take 10th in Huron
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
Alvin Peck, Jr.
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
February 28, 2017
Legislature expands lobbying ban to more officials and doubles length
PIERRE — The ban against lobbying the Legislature would expand to two years and cover many more officials. The vote was 51-17. The legislation...
February 28, 2017 - 5:36pm
February 22, 2017
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
Has South Dakota fixed its high prison population problem, or just kicked the can down the road? Recently, Gov. Dennis Daugaard touted the successes...
February 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 17, 2017
Legislators face deadline Thursday on IM 22 fixes
PIERRE — With days running out, Republican legislators look hard-pressed to make good on their promises to pass campaign and ethics laws...
February 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Minnesota, South Dakota governors to attend Pheasant Summit
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The governors of Minnesota and South Dakota are set to participate in a National Pheasant Summit in Minneapolis Saturday....
February 17, 2017 - 4:19pm
February 16, 2017
LETTER: No surprises in Pierre
To the Editor: Ethics? Who? What? Where? It comes as no surprise to me that the state legislators and Gov. Dennis Daugaard quickly axed the ethics...
February 16, 2017 - 5:30pm
February 2, 2017
Daugaard signs Initiated Measure 22 repeal
PIERRE — Voter-approved Initiated Measure 22, that put in place a series of regulations meant to ensure more oversight of and transparency...
February 2, 2017 - 5:22pm
January 27, 2017
Opposition to Spearfish park remains strong even without fee
SPEARFISH (AP) — Opposition to a proposed state park in Spearfish Canyon remains strong even after Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced that no entrance fees would be charged. About 400 people gathered Thursday at a public hearing on the idea, which requires the transfer of 1,400 acres...
January 27, 2017 - 10:46am
South Dakota governor opposes transgender locker room bill
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he would veto legislation restricting which locker rooms transgender students can use. The Republican said Thursday he'd veto the bill if it gets to his desk. He says any concerns about privacy can be met at the local level.
January 27, 2017 - 10:41am
January 26, 2017
DAUGAARD: Taking on the meth problem
I recently heard a story about a young man who was exposed to meth as a child. The young man, named Chris, grew up around meth and the violence...
January 26, 2017 - 5:15pm
Daugaard's Spearfish Canyon proposal in peril
PIERRE — There's not much support for a plan to convert Spearfish Canyon into a state park, according to Republican leaders from the state...
January 26, 2017 - 1:08pm
January 25, 2017
Daugaard will not endorse 2018 candidate for governor
When the 2018 governor’s race rolls around, don’t expect Gov. Dennis Daugaard to take sides. With a tough Republican Party primary battle...
January 25, 2017 - 4:11pm
January 24, 2017
Public notices might be up earlier for state boards and commissions
PIERRE — South Dakota senators gave final legislative approval Tuesday to expanding the public notice period to 72 hours for meetings of state boards and commissions. The legislation passed 35-0 on the Senate’s consent calendar without debate. The measure, HB 1006, now goes to...
January 24, 2017 - 5:40pm
January 23, 2017
GRAVES: Finally, somebody said it
Unfortunately, way too many people left it to the governor to set the record straight. What record would that be? The state's record with the...
January 23, 2017 - 5:10pm
January 20, 2017
Governmental transparency tops Daugaard’s agenda for final two years in office
Six years after taking the oath of office, Gov. Dennis Daugaard still has work to do. Amid his penultimate legislative session as South Dakota’s...
January 20, 2017 - 6:44pm
January 15, 2017
Daugaard hoping for expanded CRP acres
As governor of one of the nation's most prominent crop producing states, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's stance on ag issues carries weight....
January 15, 2017 - 6:30pm