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U.S. Bancorp says Andy Cecere to succeed Richard Davis as CEO
Trump's childhood home put up for auction in New York City
Florida nightclub gunman's wife accused of misleading police
Trump accuses civil rights leader Lewis of lying about inauguration
Drought-to-drenched California faces H20 balancing act
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
January 16, 2017
965 Sioux Falls students reported homeless in past year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls School District has identified 965 school-aged children that lived without a home at some point in the past school year. Homelessness, along with poverty and affordable housing are issues that affect children living in Sioux Falls, and are the...
23 hours 33 min ago
January 15, 2017
'Someone like me': For young people of color, Obama had indelible impact
FARGO—When Jered Pigeon took in President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 during a watch party with hundreds of other students at Minnesota...
January 15, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Lawsuit faults Bureau of Indian Education schools
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A small, remote American Indian village in the scenic base of one of the most visited places on earth is at the center of a lawsuit that seeks to dramatically reform the conditions of U.S. Bureau of Indian Education schools. The bureau failed to protect...
January 13, 2017 - 11:18am
January 12, 2017
State hopes to increase teacher retention through mentorship program
TRIPP — As a first-year teacher, Gina Schnabel often worries if she will get “burnt out” in her profession. But thanks to her mentor and...
January 12, 2017 - 6:34pm
South Dakota's college readiness test getting little use
Gov. Dennis Daugaard expressed frustration in his State of the State speech that few school districts are using a college readiness testing program that aims to help reduce the need for remedial classes. Some things to know about the problem, the program and why it matters: THE...
January 12, 2017 - 12:16pm
January 11, 2017
John Paul II Elementary kicks off sales for Catholic Schools Raffle
How can you turn $5 into a brand-new SUV or $20,000 cash? The students at John Paul II Elementary School in Mitchell know. Beginning Friday, Jan. 13, they will be selling raffle tickets as part of the Catholic Schools Raffle. $5 gives buyers the opportunity to win a 2017 Jeep Compass...
January 11, 2017 - 5:10pm
Jones County School District considering $2.8M elementary project
MURDO — Due to structural deficiencies, the Jones County School District is contemplating the construction of a $2.8 million facility to stand...
January 11, 2017 - 4:57pm
January 10, 2017
DWU listed as one of U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Programs
Dakota Wesleyan University's online bachelor's program has been named as one of the best by U.S. News & World Report for the second year in a...
January 10, 2017 - 5:15pm
January 9, 2017
Starting another session: Two returning legislators prepare priorities for Pierre
After a short break from the political arena, two local legislators will return to Pierre with different priorities in mind. Lance Carson, a...
January 9, 2017 - 10:14am
January 5, 2017
Core offers contracts for interim director, business manager
PLATTE — Two area women are poised to fill a new education cooperative’s top positions. At Thursday’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting,...
January 5, 2017 - 8:08pm
December 28, 2016
First-year Mitchell teachers find their footing
Finishing her first semester at the Mitchell School District, fourth-grade teacher Roxanne Ross has learned to just go with the flow. Ross is...
December 28, 2016 - 5:51pm
December 22, 2016
OUR VIEW: District did fine job with lunch changes
Innovative ideas are helping more students through the lunch line at Mitchell School District. Earlier this week, we reported that the district is giving students more food choices and is enhancing dining areas at the middle school and Longfellow Elementary to align with a cafe-like...
December 22, 2016 - 5:10pm
December 17, 2016
Decline of in-state public college students worries regents
VERMILLION (AP) — The state Board of Regents is concerned about the future of higher education and unfilled jobs because more South Dakota residents are foregoing college after graduating high school. Executive Director Mike Rush said the state needs to make an effort to recruit...
December 17, 2016 - 10:14am
December 16, 2016
Harvard and Columbia did it in November. Now, Princeton suspends team over 'vulgar' messages.
In November, Harvard University said it was canceling its men's soccer season because of what officials said were sexually explicit "scouting reports" written by players, which graded recruits of the women's soccer team based on their appearance. Columbia University, in the same month,...
December 16, 2016 - 11:36am
December 15, 2016
Colorado school district votes to allow employees to carry guns
(Reuters) - A tiny school district in central Colorado has voted to allow teachers or other employees at its two schools to carry concealed handguns...
December 15, 2016 - 4:34pm