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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured in traffic stop
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
UPDATE: 5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
October 2, 2014
GUEBERT: Facts, figures and funny lines from around the country
Who knew ... ... that Bill Gates, the Harvard drop-out who co-founded Microsoft, owns 8.4 percent of Deere & Co., worth about $2.5 billion and "at least 100,000 acres of farmland in California, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana and other states" that includes a 490-acre Wyoming ranch once...
October 2, 2014 - 6:50am
September 30, 2014
Conference in Spearfish offers how SD can benefit from ND oil
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's oil and gas production is a fraction of North Dakota's, though the organizer of a conference this week in Spearfish said the southern neighbor could prosper if companies step up to supply much-needed products and services to...
September 30, 2014 - 4:58pm
September 19, 2014
Dems: Bollen's EB-5 activities needed securities regulation from state
SIOUX FALLS — With absentee voting starting today, the U.S. Senate race heated up Thursday with the state’s two political parties flinging charges and countercharges over issues old and new. At noon Thursday, the South Dakota Democratic Party held a follow-up news conference...
September 19, 2014 - 7:36am
September 9, 2014
State's trust funds pump out big cash
PIERRE — State government's four major trust funds paid out more than $40 million to public schools, state universities and health programs in South Dakota this summer, according to a report delivered Tuesday to the Legislature's Executive Board. Two are in very strong shape...
September 9, 2014 - 9:51pm
August 29, 2014
SD-based Great Western Bancorp files for initial public offering
By Soyoung Kim and Mike Stone NEW YORK — Great Western Bancorp Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of National Australia Bank Ltd, filed with U.S. regulators on Thursday for an initial public offering. Reuters reported earlier on Thursday that NAB, Australia’s No. 4 lender by market...
August 29, 2014 - 3:32pm
August 20, 2014
Wheat rises on Ukraine concerns; new-crop soy dips
By Tom Polansek CHICAGO — U.S. wheat futures advanced on Tuesday on concerns about reduced supplies from Ukraine, a major exporter, while new-crop soybeans slipped as a widely watched crop tour projected bumper U.S. harvests. Traders focused on Ukraine, expected to be the...
August 20, 2014 - 7:32am
August 19, 2014
Hedge funds extend longest soy bear run since 2006
NEW YORK — Hedge funds extended the longest bearish streak for soybeans in eight years as improving crop conditions bolster prospects for a record harvest in the U.S., the world’s largest grower. Money managers have been betting on declines for five straight weeks, the most...
August 19, 2014 - 8:49am
August 4, 2014
Standard & Poor's upgrades SD's rating
PIERRE (AP) — Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed its outlook on South Dakota's credit rating for the better. Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Monday said the independent credit ratings firm revised its outlook from "stable" to "positive" on South Dakota's AA+ rating. S&P...
August 4, 2014 - 10:23pm
July 30, 2014
DAUGAARD: State on sound fiscal footing
Recently, South Dakota hosted visits from Moody's and from Standard & Poor's, as we prepare for a bond issue by the South Dakota Building Authority...
July 30, 2014 - 9:51pm
July 27, 2014
Some in Congress push to roll back futures regulations
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Fiebiger watched the collapse of trading company MF Global and understood the need to increase regulations in commodities markets. He just didn't think the misdeeds of a big firm would have much effect on him or his Finley, N.D.-based operation. The...
July 27, 2014 - 11:36pm
July 11, 2014
Report: Nearly 150 South Dakotans could use federal program to reduce mortgage payments
Nearly 150 South Dakotans could lower their house payments by using the federal Home Affordable Refinance Program, according to a story this week in The Washington Post. According to the Post’s research of Federal Housing Finance Agency records, 140 South Dakota homeowners would...
July 11, 2014 - 11:09pm
July 1, 2014
Wheat prices fall as global supply ramps up
By Megan Durisin CHICAGO — Hedge funds got more bearish on wheat as predictions for ample global supplies spurred the largest rout in prices since 2011. Money managers are holding the biggest bet against wheat prices since mid-February. Global stockpiles will reach a three-...
July 1, 2014 - 9:31am
June 17, 2014
SD retirement, unemployment trust funds regain financial strengths
PIERRE -- Their latest reports show South Dakota's trust funds for government retirees and jobless workers have regained their footing financially. Both the South Dakota Retirement System and the state unemployment insurance program hit rough spots during and after the 2008-2009...
June 17, 2014 - 10:31pm
June 9, 2014
Obama to issue order easing student loan debt payments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Barack Obama will issue an executive action today aimed at making it easier for young people to avoid trouble...
June 9, 2014 - 7:21am