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Platte-Geddes raises $10K for local senior
MEGA Youth Training Center
County provisional budget to be considered
Earth is on track to lose an India-sized chunk of its tropical forests by mid-century
Testers find twice as many 'superbugs' in conventional hamburger as organic ones
In reversal, abundant grain trains available for harvest
SD drought free for second straight week
Court arguments made in Parker chicken farm dispute
SDFU celebrates 100 years at 2015 State Fair
Small grains harvest in South Dakota in latter stages
Tigers open season with 40-27 win over in-state rival Dakota State
Monday's sports schedule
Mitchell softball confident it will overcome slow start
Spearfish tops Mitchell soccer teams
Young runners shine at Mitchell Invite
‘Walt Before Mickey’ producers visit DWU, theater for film premiere
Tony Orlando still on the road after 54 years
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band returns to Mitchell
'Walt Before Mickey' premieres today
Theory of a Deadman: rock stars promise they 'never disappoint'
Harry "Juny" Lee Durst
Norman F. Murphy
OPINION: A man's outlandish ideas are adventures in disguise
OPINION: SDHSAA is headed to more democracy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
When Mexicans crossed our border to feed Americans in need
G’day from Pastor Daryl Schubert
SD GF&P searching for adequate number of resident Canada geese
OPINION: The curse of the banana strikes again
Fishing license sales set another record in North Dakota
Officials: Salmon caught on Lake Oahe is South Dakota record
North Dakota waterfowl, fall wild turkey hunting seasons set
December 3, 2012
MERCER: Sometimes a kiss isn't just a kiss
Not since their first inaugural ball, when they danced together for the first time as South Dakota's then-new first couple, did Jean and Mike...
opinion / politics / columns / state
December 3, 2012 - 8:06am
November 27, 2012
After reform bill fails, SD education focus shifts
PIERRE -- When South Dakota voters defeated Gov. Dennis Daugaard's education-reforms package three weeks ago, one of the rejected changes would...
News / state
November 27, 2012 - 7:56am
November 24, 2012
OTHER VIEW: Let's succeed, not secede
A curious thing happened after Nov.
opinion / editorials
November 24, 2012 - 7:49am
November 18, 2012
OPINION: South Dakota Democrats must be radical witnesses
A reader rang the Madville Times tip jar and included this Election Day note: "I decided to vote twice today. One won't count for much in...
opinion / politics / state
November 18, 2012 - 11:44am
LETTER: Corruption in Pierre working against voters
To the Editor: Your Our View column on Nov. 8 left the impression that there is no corruption in Pierre and those who try to expose legislators' voting records with postcards are negative. This is a smokescreen used to paint those who bring legislative accountability with the...
opinion / letters / politics / state
November 18, 2012 - 11:36am
LETTER: The election is over, let's start working
To the Editor: Well, the election is over and Obama has been re-elected for another four-year term in spite of all the adverse stories the opposition had fabricated trying to destroy him. Some of those were outright lies and all the billions that they spent trying to make the...
opinion / letters
November 18, 2012 - 11:12am
November 16, 2012
OPINION: Make your voices be heard by Legislature
As an active opponent of RL 16, I worked hard to educate many South Dakota citizens about the contents of the education bill. I had many caring and intelligent South Dakota citizens actively asking me questions up until Election Day about every aspect of the bill. I observed no voter...
opinion / state / politics
November 16, 2012 - 3:38am
November 15, 2012
Study: North Dakota high in rate of racist election tweets
FARGO, N.D. -- A small but vocal group of disgruntled North Dakotans took to the Web after last week's election to put the state on the map in an ugly way. According to a group of researchers who crunch online geographic data, the state was among the national leaders in the rate...
November 15, 2012 - 5:32am
Petition for SD to secede signed by more than 5,000
Well, the name of the state is South Dakota. Maybe that explains why some residents in the state have joined in a secession movement. But unlike the 11 southern states who tried to leave the union from 1860 to 1865, this secession isn't about slavery, states' rights or other...
News / state / politics
November 15, 2012 - 4:29am
November 14, 2012
WILL: Conservatives need only bide their time
Nothing is impossible I have found/For when my chin is on the ground/I pick myself up,/Dust myself off,/Start all over again. -- From the...
opinion / columns / politics
November 14, 2012 - 5:47am
November 12, 2012
MERCER: Voters stick with GOP despite 10 percent cuts
With their financial decisions in Tuesday's general elections, South Dakota voters handed Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the Legislature clear and...
opinion / columns / state
November 12, 2012 - 8:07am
November 10, 2012
Red state gets redder
Tony Venhuizen said South Dakota Republicans expected to lose a little ground in Tuesday's election. They had three candidates running statewide, including Rep, Kristi Noem and Public Utilities Commissioners Chris Nelson and Kristie Fiegen. In addition, the entire Legislature...
News / politics / state
November 10, 2012 - 10:39am
November 9, 2012
Dakota Dunes newspaper, Republican Party feud over mailer
NORTH SIOUX CITY (AP) -- The publisher of a newspaper in southeastern South Dakota is at odds with the local Republican Party over an election mailer the publisher says caused confusion the day before the general election. The Union County Republican Party released a mailer Monday...
News / state / politics
November 9, 2012 - 11:22am
OPINION: Same-sex marriages and Old Time Religion
Amid concerns about voter intimidation, little mention has been made of Leviticus, that strong-arm book of the Bible that for years has tried to dictate my thoughts and actions through fear and guilt, and on Tuesday dogged my every step to the polls. "Leviticus, 18th chapter,...
November 9, 2012 - 10:52am
WILL: Status quo preserved
WASHINGTON -- America's 57th presidential election revealed that a second important national institution is on an unsustainable trajectory. The...
opinion / columns
November 9, 2012 - 10:50am