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State GOP party won't reprimand lawmaker over Facebook post
Supreme Court upholds casino robbery conviction
Mitchell-based designer: Artist turned award-winning architect
Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests
Movie shot on SD reservations to make Mitchell debut Friday
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
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
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
Mitchell looks to get back on track against Douglas
Area volleyball roundup: MCM downs Parkston
Moller finishes sixth at Yankton meet
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Kernel volleyball sweeps Lynx
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
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
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
October 7, 2014
South Dakota confirms 2 new cases of swine disease
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota veterinary officials say two more farms have confirmed cases of a potentially deadly swine virus, bringing the state total to 38 farms. The South Dakota Animal Industry Board held a conference call Tuesday for its October meeting. Staff veterinarian...
October 7, 2014 - 10:10pm
South Dakota reports first flu detections of season
PIERRE — South Dakota is reporting one case of influenza A and two of influenza B, the first detections of the 2014-2015 season. The influenza A case was a Charles Mix County resident under the age of 10. The influenza B cases were a Lawrence County resident in the 60-69 age...
October 7, 2014 - 9:54pm
October 3, 2014
Confirmed enterovirus cases in SD now up to 12
RAPID CITY (AP) — The number of confirmed cases of enterovirus 68 in South Dakota has risen to a dozen. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger tells the Rapid City Journal that a majority of the cases are in the western part of the state. Enterovirus is a rare germ believed...
October 3, 2014 - 5:17pm
October 2, 2014
Rhode Island child with respiratory disease dies after infection
BOSTON — A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection, in what state public health officials described on Wednesday as an unusual and dangerous combination. The child, a 10-year-old girl who was not named, died last week as a result...
October 2, 2014 - 6:58am
Up to 18 exposed to U.S. Ebola patient, including children
By Lisa Maria Garza and Marice Richter
October 2, 2014 - 6:29am
August 8, 2014
SD ranks third in number of West Nile cases in US
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota has recorded the third-highest number of cases of West Nile virus in the country, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A total of 12 cases have been reported to the South Dakota Department of Health...
August 8, 2014 - 1:29pm
July 7, 2014
OUR VIEW: Don't bring brucellosis with bison
We have a deep appreciation of bison, those symbols of the American West that have played such a prominent part in the history and culture of...
July 7, 2014 - 5:10pm
June 9, 2014
Dakotas seeing syphilis outbreak
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State health officials in the Dakotas are trying to address what they say is an outbreak of syphilis. There have been 33 reported cases of the sexually transmitted disease in North Dakota this year, up from 26 at the same time last year and just 14 the...
June 9, 2014 - 10:23am
May 28, 2014
Clinics set up in Black Hills to combat whooping cough outbreak
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Health Department has organized two pertussis vaccination clinics in the western Black Hills, after an outbreak of the disease better known as whooping cough. Shots were being given in Rapid City on Wednesday, and a clinic was scheduled to open...
May 28, 2014 - 11:06pm
May 27, 2014
Former Woonsocket woman battling advanced Lyme disease
Woman first tested positive for the disease in Mitchell in 1996.
May 27, 2014 - 11:32pm
May 26, 2014
Black Hills medical facilities react to whooping cough outbreak
SPEARFISH (AP) — Medical clinics in the Black Hills are taking precautions because of an outbreak of pertussis, better known as whooping cough. A medical clinic in Spearfish has put routine checkups on hold for young children. Spearfish Regional Medical Clinic staff have diagnosed...
May 26, 2014 - 5:20pm
May 22, 2014
Whooping cough cases increasing in South Dakota, especially Black Hills
PIERRE (AP) — Health officials say the number of pertussis cases in South Dakota is on the rise. The Department of Health says that while the state saw 67 cases last year, 29 have been reported in the first five months of 2014. Pertussis is also known as whooping cough....
May 22, 2014 - 3:30pm
SD Health Department urges measles vaccinations
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Health is urging residents to verify that their immunizations are up to date as the number of cases of measles has gone up nationally. State epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger says 200 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S....
May 22, 2014 - 3:28pm
May 19, 2014
Plague spreading among prairie dogs in SD
PIERRE (AP) — Sylvatic plague that has devastated prairie dog colonies across western South Dakota since 2007 has spread north and east and is now affecting colonies in the Fort Pierre National Grassland. Wildlife biologist Ruben Mares tells the Capital Journal that prairie...
May 19, 2014 - 6:52am
May 14, 2014
SD sexually transmitted disease rates up
PIERRE (AP) — Figures for the first four months of this year show that rates of some sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in South Dakota. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger said syphilis rates haven't been this high since the 1970s. HIV rates are reaching levels...
May 14, 2014 - 8:54pm