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Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
There's a new top concern for vehicle owners, study shows
As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
Lawmakers push bill to address dropped rural cellphone calls
Hill City man sentenced to 10 years in girlfriend's death
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
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
Tiger men hit the road for GPAC semifinals
Fourth-quarter run helps MCM past Parkston
Nighthawks fly to District 11B title
Kernels start slow, finish strong on first day
Avon captures District 12B girls basketball title
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Violet Ordella Moline
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
LETTER: Ironic situation with SCOTUS
LETTER: What's unconstitutional?
LETTER: Be alert, knowledgeable with votes in 2 years
LETTER: Americans are tired of partisanship
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
February 14, 2017
Headlight hours change rejected by House panel
PIERRE — A state lawmaker wants motorists to use headlights 30 minutes earlier at night and keep them on 30 minutes later in the morning...
February 14, 2017 - 1:38pm
November 7, 2016
Parents are more 'do as I say, not as I do' when it comes their teens and driving
A new survey shows the difficulties parents have trying to teach their children to drive, and especially how to teach them to drive without distractions. And yet the survey also shows once again that part of the problem is that adults too often are doing what they tell their children...
November 7, 2016 - 1:49pm
May 21, 2016
WOSTER: White-knuckle driving in Denver
We spent most of a week in the Denver area recently, and I didn't catch a glimpse of a single mountain, majestic or otherwise. I don't travel...
May 21, 2016 - 9:54am
April 7, 2016
Sioux City tickets continue despite limit on driver details
PIERRE (AP) — An Iowa border city hasn't been deterred from issuing tickets to South Dakota drivers caught on speed cameras despite being blocked from accessing some driver information in a South Dakota database, Sioux City's legal department said Thursday. In what has become something...
April 7, 2016 - 3:22pm
October 13, 2015
Sioux Falls councilwoman says cellphones, driving don't mix
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls City Councilwoman Michelle Erpenbach wants to ban motorists from using hand-held electronic devices including cellphones, but her proposal might face a bumpy road. Sioux Falls already bans texting while driving, but some say that doesn't go far...
October 13, 2015 - 11:30am
June 15, 2015
Sioux Falls police promise crackdown on noisy vehicles
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police are promising a crackdown on loud vehicles this summer as part of a safe driving campaign that's also targeting street racing and reckless driving. Officer Jason Christensen tells the Argus Leader that the effort was spurred by growing...
June 15, 2015 - 9:55am
June 2, 2015
Man using phone in fatal accident: 'Is it worth it?'
Chris Weber boiled down his life-changing decision 11 months ago to one question: "Is that cell phone worth more than the life next to you?"...
June 2, 2015 - 5:16pm
February 27, 2015
LETTER: Texting and driving is dangerous
To the Editor: Did you know that research shows that the odds of being involved in safety-critical event such as a near crash or crash are 23 times greater for Commercial Motor Vehicle drivers who text while driving than for those drivers who do not.
February 27, 2015 - 5:03pm
December 12, 2014
'Don't Jerk and Drive' campaign stirs discussion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Department of Public Safety knows that its new "Don't Jerk and Drive" ad campaign has a salacious double meaning. It's supposed to. If they didn't make you gasp or giggle, the ads wouldn't grab your attention. Without your attention, you might not...
December 12, 2014 - 1:04am
SD sixth-least expensive state to operate vehicle
NEW YORK — South Dakota is the sixth-least expensive state to operate a motor vehicle, at $2,022 per year, according to a new Bankrate.com report. That's below the national average of $2,223. The new report accounts for the costs of gasoline, insurance and repairs in each...
August 12, 2014 - 10:31pm
July 26, 2014
M, N vehicle tags must be renewed
Last names that start with M or N need to renew their vehicle license decals by July 31. License decals can be renewed by mail or at the Davison County Treasurer’s Office located at 200 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell, at the self-service terminal located in County Fair or at www.SDCars.org. Please...
July 26, 2014 - 7:46am
July 16, 2014
Report: Dakotans are deadly on their roads
Several Northern Plains states — including the Dakotas — are among the highest in the nation for most traffic deaths per miles driven, according to a new report. A new study conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute found North Dakota, South...
July 16, 2014 - 6:59am
May 26, 2014
Patchwork of SD driver's ed programs under review
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has begun reviewing the state's assortment of driver's education programs, and one instructor says she would be open to more teaching guidance. Legislators and state officials have shared a growing...
May 26, 2014 - 6:22am
October 2, 2013
Pennington County bans texting while driving
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Pennington County Commission has joined a number of other South Dakota local governments in banning texting while driving. The South Dakota Legislature has refused so far to pass a statewide ban, so some eastern South Dakota cities have passed ordinances...
October 2, 2013 - 5:11pm
August 6, 2013
Pennington County looks at texting while driving
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Commissioners in Pennington County say they'll look into whether they legally can ban texting while driving. Commissioner Ron Buskerud told the board that it's time for the county to take on the issue as the state legislature and the Rapid City council have failed...
August 6, 2013 - 6:34pm