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Civil rights groups want road near pipeline protest reopened
No injuries when small plane crash-lands near Sioux Falls
SDSU police arrest suspect in reported campus sexual assault
Aberdeen denies taxicab license to manslaughter suspect
Occupied home struck by bullets in Sioux Falls shooting
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Athlete of the week: Kortan, Bon Homme hope to make noise in Class 9AA
Inaugural Kernel Bowl dubbed a success
Dakota State win adds fuel to football rivalry with Dakota Wesleyan
MCS volleyball faces season's challenge with youth
Kernel cheer and dance teams pumped for season
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Margerie Lee Crowe
Gerhard "Gary" Reimnitz
Lawrence O. Strand
Myron "Pat" Buchholz
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
January 31, 2014
Farm bill’s details: Cost, cuts, labeling, hemp and sheep
By The Washington Post House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a new five-year farm bill that would make significant changes to the nation’s farm support programs but also cut billions in food stamp aid. Here’s a look at some of the details of the 939-page agreement: How...
January 31, 2014 - 8:12pm
January 30, 2014
Subsidies taken out for biofuel blending gas pumps
(Reuters) — Lobbyists opposed to mixing more ethanol in gasoline scored another victory on Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a farm bill with a provision removing subsidies for biofuel blending pumps in rural areas. The provision, tucked into page 735 of...
January 30, 2014 - 6:59am
Country of Origin Labeling divides some organizations
By Wendy Reuer FARGO, N.D. — While most farmers and ranchers celebrated when the U.S. House passed a farm bill Wednesday, some regional beef producers who hoped to exclude a provision that demands “Product of the U.S.A.” labels on American meat weren’t pleased. Country...
January 30, 2014 - 6:55am
US House gives approval to new farm bill
By Eric Beech WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive farm bill on Wednesday that cuts payments for food stamps...
January 30, 2014 - 5:42am
January 29, 2014
Agricultural lobby scores again as rural-urban allies defeat opponents
By Alan Bjerga and Julie Bykowicz Bloomberg News WASHINGTON — A coalition spanning grocer Kroger to Iowa soybean growers is on the verge...
January 29, 2014 - 6:28am
SD lawmakers react to farm bill agreement
A newly proposed five-year farm bill has received largely positive reactions from South Dakota’s congressional delegation. The new farm bill agreement, released by House and Senate negotiators Monday, is expected to be voted on today in the House. If passed, the legislation will...
January 29, 2014 - 6:13am
January 28, 2014
Farm bill set for vote aids SD farmers, ranchers
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A massive, five-year farm bill set for a Wednesday floor vote in the U.S. House offers important safety nets for South Dakota farmers and ranchers, legislators and advocacy groups say. The deal reached by congressional leaders on Monday...
January 28, 2014 - 2:48pm
Final farm bill votes expected Wednesday, next week
The House likely will take action before its Republican leadership leaves town late on Wednesday for a three-day policy retreat. A vote in the Senate could come as early as next week.
January 28, 2014 - 6:27am
January 27, 2014
Farm bill deal struck on Capitol Hill
Direct payments out, COOL stays; Noem signs conference report. Conference bill now heads to House, Senate for floor votes.
January 27, 2014 - 9:12pm
January 20, 2014
Thune: CRP acres slashed in proposed farm bill
TYNDALL — The Conservation Reserve Program will suffer a major hit in the new farm bill, Sen. John Thune said. Thune, R-S.D., said CRP...
January 20, 2014 - 5:24pm
January 16, 2014
GUEBERT: Food stamp fraud rate super small
It might be a new year but the old year’s weaknesses persist. For example, I still try to type the word “separate” with one “a,” still can’t walk past a display of cherry licorice without buying some, and still can’t do high-end math like, say, division. Part...
January 16, 2014 - 7:47am
January 15, 2014
Congress still waiting on farm bill deal
SD’s Johnson, Noem reluctant to discuss extension of 2008 legislation.
January 15, 2014 - 10:02pm
January 13, 2014
New farm bill may limit subsidies based on size
By Public News Service CLEAR LAKE, IOWA — As Congress nears the finish line on a new farm bill, there’s concern that a provision to help keep family farms strong may be watered-down, or not included at all in the final legislation. Both the U.S. Senate and House versions...
January 13, 2014 - 7:19am
January 9, 2014
Farm bill deal could mean $9B food stamp cut
By Ed O'Keefe The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Negotiations are almost complete on a long-overdue farm bill that will set new spending levels for the federal food stamp program and add yet another wrinkle to the national debate over income inequality as Congress mulls how...
January 9, 2014 - 7:07am
Lawmaker: Dairy policy fight delays farm bill deal
By Derek Wallbank and Alan Bjerga Bloomberg News WASHINGTON — A longstanding dispute over dairy policy is holding up an agreement between House and Senate lawmakers on a new farm bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas said Wednesday. The most obvious sticking...
January 9, 2014 - 7:04am