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South Central School Board ready to enter formal joint-powers discussions with Burke
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Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Royals return key pieces in repeat bid
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Former Kernels coach Skoglund returning to Spearfish
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
January 4, 2011
State GOP chairman steps down
PIERRE -- State Sen. Bob Gray said Monday he won't seek a second two-year term as chairman for the South Dakota Republican Party. The Pierre legislator was at the helm during one of the Republican Party's strongest election performances in decades. Republicans swept every...
January 4, 2011 - 7:54am
Herseth Sandlin misses 17 votes in final days
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin has missed 17 votes in the waning days of her term in the U.S. House. The Democratic congresswoman, whose last full day in office is today, skipped the votes during the final days of the 2011 session, which concluded in December. Herseth Sandlin...
January 4, 2011 - 7:52am
December 6, 2010
Democrat leader says party can compete and win
The South Dakota Democratic Party is down but it isn't out, according to Ben Nesselhuf, who was chosen Saturday to lead the state party. Democratic candidates were pounded on Nov. 2, as Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin was defeated, all statewide candidates lost in landslides and...
December 6, 2010 - 8:41am
December 1, 2010
Ousted congresswoman says she has 'no regrets'
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin admits she was pained by her election defeat, but she's not ready to announce an end to her political career. "I can't assess the odds, but I'm not going to close any doors," Herseth Sandlin said when asked the chances of her running for office again...
December 1, 2010 - 8:45am
November 26, 2010
Armour native climbs political ranks
Tony Venhuizen is able to look Gov.-elect Dennis Daugaard right in the eye and tell him he thinks he's wrong. "I've done that many times....
November 26, 2010 - 7:54am
November 24, 2010
Incumbent loses after recount in Sanborn Co.
WOONSOCKET -- An independent candidate will represent Letcherarea residents on the Sanborn County Commission. A recount conducted Monday in the District 5 commissioner's race resulted in Gary Blindauer receiving one more vote, giving him an 82-to-77 vote win over Democratic incumbent...
November 24, 2010 - 10:27am
November 17, 2010
Tripp-Delmont election remains same after recount
A recount of Tripp-Delmont's representation measure Monday showed the same outcome -- a defeat by five votes. District voters opposed changing the school board's representation from geographic areas to at-large seats 225 to 220 on Nov. 2. After the school board canvassed...
November 17, 2010 - 4:38pm
November 11, 2010
Marking: Noem was 'third best' candidate
B. Thomas Marking was disappointed not only with his showing in South Dakota's three-way U.S. House race, but also with the order of the top-two finishers. "I think that was probably the third-best choice," Marking said this week of the winner, Kristi Noem. Marking was the...
November 11, 2010 - 8:11am
November 5, 2010
County panel certifies election results
The Davison County commissioners, acting as the county canvassing board, officially certified the results of Tuesday's general election, as part of the commissioners' weekly meeting Thursday at the courthouse. The regular Tuesday meeting was moved to Thursday because of the election. ...
November 5, 2010 - 12:26pm
Dusty Johnson among those named to Daugaard transition team
PIERRE -- Dusty Johnson, of Mitchell, has been named to the transition team for Gov.-elect Dennis Daugaard and Lt. Gov.-elect Matt Michels. Daugaard and Michels announced their team Thursday. Johnson, who won a resounding re-election to the South Dakota Public Utilities...
November 5, 2010 - 12:25pm
Group: Support of ag subsidies cost Herseth Sandlin in election
WASHINGTON -- An Environmental Working Group analysis of the 2010 mid-term election results shows that for besieged rural Democrats, voting for the 2008 farm bill and its subsidies for the largest and wealthiest agribusiness operations failed to shield them from the Republican wave,...
November 5, 2010 - 12:24pm
November 4, 2010
Recounts possible in 3 area races
Two area state House incumbents and an area county commission candidate will need to decide soon if they will seek a recount in their races. District 22 Rep. Quinten Burg, D-Wessington Springs, is 81 votes behind Republican Jim White, of Huron. White leads with 4,607 votes compared...
November 4, 2010 - 8:02am
After vote, little change predicted
The vote is over and numerous acres of city-owned land near Lake Mitchell are "permanently dedicated for public use as parks." What difference...
November 4, 2010 - 7:56am
November 3, 2010
Unofficial results of all the issues on Mitchell voters' ballots
Unofficial results of all the issues on Mitchell voters' ballots: U.S. House Noem, 48 percent Herseth Sandlin, 46 percent Marking, 6 percent Governor Daugaard, 62 percent Heidepriem, 38 percent Secretary of state Gant, 54 percent Nesselhuf, 39 percent Stacey, 7...
November 3, 2010 - 9:25am
Area legislative races: Two recounts possible
Two area legislative races might face a recount after results were reported Tuesday night on the secretary of state's website. The District 22 House race features a tight race for the second seat and was marked as a possible recount. Republican challenger Jim White, of Huron,...
November 3, 2010 - 9:12am