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Mitchell man who escaped from Davison Co. Jail receives probation
Brandon man strikes oncoming vehicle in crash near Menno
House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump
Legislators want four to testify in deepening probe of Gear Up
U.S. Senate narrowly votes to proceed on healthcare, with boost from McCain
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Minnesota Lynx weather Liberty rally for 76-75 win
Garcia comes aboard; Twins send Gibson packing
Vikings' Mike Zimmer likely to turn over defensive play calling -- in a preseason game
New Vikings campus in Eagan to feature areas for fans to walk, sit, play and interact
St. Paul's new soccer stadium gets its name
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Rose Arla Daum
Regina Bad Horse
Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
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