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Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Britain will not seek 'half in, half out' EU deal, May says
Aurora County alcohol sting held
MLK's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
June 22, 2016
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
May 3, 2016
Daugaard names May 'Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month'
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says May is "Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month" in South Dakota. The designation is meant to emphasize the importance of managing noxious weeds that negatively impact agriculture, water quality and wildlife. The Department of Agriculture says...
May 3, 2016 - 11:55am
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