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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
Trump acceptance speech ratings fall short of record
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after Republican convention
Federal prisoner jumps fence, escapes from Yankton facility
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Amateur baseball roundup: Power-hitting Plankinton cruises to opening-round win
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
July 21, 2016
South Dakota schools confused by conflicts disclosure law
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — School administrators in South Dakota are struggling to interpret the state's new conflict disclosure law, saying it's confusing and overly broad. The law spurred by recent state scandals went into effect this month. It requires school board members and administrators...
July 21, 2016 - 11:56am
July 6, 2016
South Dakota schools see fewer teacher openings in June
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A monthly survey of teacher job openings in South Dakota shows that the number of teacher vacancies is continuing its downward trend, dipping below last year's numbers for the sixth consecutive month. The Argus Leader reports the Teacher Placement Center reported...
July 6, 2016 - 2:20pm
June 29, 2016
Tech school backers launch constitutional amendment campaign
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is backing a proposed constitutional amendment that supporters say will help South Dakota's technical schools address the state's skilled worker shortage. Boosters launched their campaign Tuesday to convince South Dakota residents to vote...
June 29, 2016 - 9:54am
June 21, 2016
State court sides with South Dakota in Common Core case
PIERRE (AP) — A state judge says South Dakota's adoption of the Common Core education standards isn't illegal. The Argus Leader reports that Circuit Court Judge Mark Barnett ruled against two South Dakota parents who were part of the November lawsuit against the state. Tony Venhuizen,...
June 21, 2016 - 10:40am
June 15, 2016
Bridgewater-Emery approves $4.5 million gym project
The Bridgewater-Emery School District is moving forward an estimated $4.5 million gym in Emery. At the Bridgewater-Emery School Board meeting...
June 15, 2016 - 5:19pm
June 9, 2016
Backers lay groundwork for South Dakota's school choice law
PIERRE (AP) — Parents looking for help sending their children to private school may be able to tap a state-backed scholarship program as soon as this fall under South Dakota's new school choice law, the measure's legislative sponsor said Thursday. Going into effect next month,...
June 9, 2016 - 4:47pm
June 8, 2016
Staying S.M.A.R.T. in Mitchell
When Susan Dodd first received training for the S.M.A.R.T. program 11 years ago, she didn't realize that she would be using these same skills...
June 8, 2016 - 6:49pm
June 6, 2016
Hoven teacher to spend summer in Alaska on NOAA mission
HOVEN (AP) — A South Dakota science teacher is spending part of his summer break doing research in Alaska on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship. Hoven teacher Spencer Cody will be onboard the NOAA ship Fairweather to learn about ocean sciences, including NOAA's...
June 6, 2016 - 12:44pm
AgweekTV: First ag genotyping lab in US opens at NDSU
It's the first of its kind in the nation. A new ag lab has opened on the NDSU campus. It's called the National Ag Genotyping Center, but they...
June 6, 2016 - 6:00am
May 31, 2016
Spearfish superintendent retiring after 16 years at helm
SPEARFISH (AP) — The school superintendent in Spearfish is retiring after 16 years at the helm. KOTA television reports that Dave Peters' retirement marks the end of a career in public education that spans 42 years. He's planning to move to northwestern Montana to spend more time...
May 31, 2016 - 1:10pm
May 24, 2016
Avon student advances through local, regional and national science fairs
AVON — Evan Blaha's successful tomato research has grown and grown. The Avon High School student's project started at the local science...
May 24, 2016 - 5:51pm
Lake Andes combines food, fun to teach nutrition
LAKE ANDES — Eleven kids chopped, mixed and measured their way through the first day of the Lake Andes 4-H Food and Fun event. The event,...
May 24, 2016 - 5:39pm
May 23, 2016
Parents want tougher weapons policy in Rapid City schools
RAPID CITY (AP) — Parents of Rapid City students are demanding the school district get tougher on weapons. The Rapid City Journal reported Sunday that Rana Graham and Jennifer Nairn have founded a Facebook page titled Parents for Safety in Rapid City schools. The page's followers...
May 23, 2016 - 1:06pm
May 19, 2016
Huron school board member removed over 'disappointing fluke'
HURON (AP) — The Huron School Board has been forced to remove one of its members because he moved to a home just a few hundred feet outside of the school district. Sherman Gose tells KOKK radio that his family bought a home in the country after winning an auction bid — but it's...
May 19, 2016 - 11:37am
May 18, 2016
Board of Regents honor outbound presidents, student regent
PIERRE (AP) — The state Board of Regents has recognized an outbound student regent and two departing university presidents. The board said Tuesday that the honors are for their service to South Dakota's public higher education system. Regent Joseph Schartz served on the board for...
May 18, 2016 - 12:28pm