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Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Donations boom for family of South Dakota woman who died
Woman who persuaded juveniles in motel fire avoids prison
Driver runs out of gas again after stealing squad car
Oversight panel says new juvenile commitments have fallen
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
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
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
'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
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
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
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
April 9, 2014
Woman who challenged ballot says she can't pay court-ordered $35k
PIERRE — The woman who tried to get a state legislator removed from the election ballot in 2012 said Monday she refuses to pay the $35,881.60 she now owes for the legislator’s attorney fees and court costs. “I don’t have any money. I don’t have any property. I have nothing,”...
April 9, 2014 - 6:57am
February 5, 2014
Guymon's election lawsuit dismissed
A lawsuit filed by a losing candidate contesting the results of the June 2012 election for the Mitchell Board of Education has been dismissed....
February 5, 2014 - 9:40pm
November 27, 2013
High court affirms Jerauld state's attorney win
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The man who won the state's attorney's race in Jerauld County last November is the rightful holder of the office, even though he simultaneously ran for the position in a neighboring county, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Dedrich...
November 27, 2013 - 6:49pm
August 28, 2013
Records link GOP activist to illegal robo-calls
BRANDON (AP) — Phone, Internet and credit card records connect Daniel Willard to a phone that generated illegal robocalls attacking South Dakota Republican leaders before the 2012 election, a prosecutor said during the trial of the GOP activist. Willard's lawyer said Tuesday...
August 28, 2013 - 11:22am
April 30, 2013
Judge questions whether lawmaker can push robo-call case in courts
SD robo-call case might go a different direction SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota state senator is considering filing a federal complaint against those who operated a robo-call campaign criticizing some Republican legislators last year. Dakota Dunes lawmaker Dan Lederman has already...
April 30, 2013 - 2:13pm
March 22, 2013
Judge finds candidacy lawsuit malicious, frivolous
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota judge has found that a lawsuit challenging the candidacy of a state lawmaker was frivolous and was filed for malicious...
March 22, 2013 - 3:36pm
February 4, 2013
OPINION: Facts are clear: Romney was better choice for trailer industry, Trail King
On Jan. 9, Mr. Owen Reitzel criticized the CEO of Trail King for suggesting to Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., on a recent visit to Mitchell, that business...
February 4, 2013 - 9:14pm
January 25, 2013
New SD economic development program taking shape
PIERRE -- The Legislature's Republican and Democratic leaders want to go back to the future with their support for a new package of tax incentives...
January 25, 2013 - 5:50am
January 14, 2013
OUR VIEW: SD needs to attract business projects
Even as we wrote it, we knew that our late-October endorsement of Referred Law 14 was fraught with questions and concerns. If passed, the proposal...
January 14, 2013 - 10:53pm
January 9, 2013
Judge rules in Jerauld County election dispute
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- A judge has cleared up confusion over who is the state's attorney of Jerauld County, for now. Judge Jon Erickson filed a decision Tuesday morning stating Dedrich "Deach" Koch, a Buffalo County resident of Gann Valley, lawfully won the June 2012 Republican primary...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Gunkel ready to make 'good changes'
Christie Gunkel says she's more than ready to take over as Davison County's new treasurer. "I've spent the last few days reading codified...
January 4, 2013 - 6:40am
December 17, 2012
SD to cast official presidential vote Monday
PIERRE (AP) -- The presidential election has long been declared, but a historic tradition remains: casting the official electoral college ballots. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Lt. Gov. Matt Michels, Attorney General Marty Jackley and the state's electoral college electors...
December 17, 2012 - 6:59am
December 12, 2012
Chamber chief: Voters didn't believe arguments
A ballot issue that was defeated in the November election has the state chamber of commerce evaluating how to better communicate with voters....
December 12, 2012 - 5:44am
December 11, 2012
AG: Sioux Falls man faces robo-call charges
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a complaint filed in Lake County accuses a Sioux Falls man of four counts of election law violations related to robo-calls made in September. The state is alleging that 31-year-old Daniel Willard made calls identifying...
December 11, 2012 - 12:40pm
Gov. promised businesses $5 million before voters rejected program
PIERRE -- Commitments made behind the scenes by Gov.
December 11, 2012 - 6:05am