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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Magic edge Omaha 103-99
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
January 9, 2014
State: $1.3M spent at SD farmers markets in 2013
PIERRE (AP) — State officials say South Dakota's farmers markets are a small but growing part of the ag economy. The Agriculture Department says sales topped $1.3 million at the 60-plus markets in the state last year. The department worked with 12 of the operations to determine...
January 9, 2014 - 3:17pm
January 8, 2014
OPINION: Genetically modified organisms require many voices to be understood
By Heidi Marttila-Losure Dakotafire Media On a topic like genetically modified organisms, with vast interconnections into so many locations and areas of study, it’s nearly impossible for any one person to see the whole picture. New York Times environmental reporter...
January 8, 2014 - 7:49am
January 2, 2014
USDA relaxes school lunch rules after backlash
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., calls for Congress to put changes into law.
January 2, 2014 - 9:48pm
December 30, 2013
Brookings company ships grass-fed beef to your door
By Joel Ebert Pierre Capital Journal PIERRE (AP) — NuAgra, a Brookings-based company, has begun selling grass-fed South Dakota beef directly to households throughout the United States — and the company's beef starts out in central South Dakota. Formed just 10 months...
December 30, 2013 - 10:40am
December 17, 2013
ABC News bid to toss ‘pink slime’ case planned today in Elk Point
By Karl Plume The fate of a $1.2 billion lawsuit accusing ABC News of damaging a beef producer’s profits and reputation through its reports about a controversial product dubbed by critics as “pink slime” might be determined this week. Oral arguments on whether Beef Products...
December 17, 2013 - 7:42am
December 3, 2013
Jimmy John’s opens in Mitchell
Jimmy John’s of Mitchell, located at 1610 S. Burr, opened for business Tuesday. The company will deliver a single sandwich and larger orders within a five minute drive of the store, essentially south of Eighth Avenue. Walk-in orders are prepared in 30 seconds for quick pick-up. To...
December 3, 2013 - 9:16pm
VIDEO: Noem on Fox talking about her school lunch bill
Kristi Noem on "Fox & Friends" Monday morning talking about her Reducing Federal Mandates on School Lunch Act.
December 3, 2013 - 11:03am
November 26, 2013
Noem seeks school lunch changes
SD congresswoman wants more flexibility in healthy requirements.
November 26, 2013 - 9:08pm
November 13, 2013
COLUMN: Trans fats fight nothing new
We knew artificial substitutes were bad for us by 1870s.
November 13, 2013 - 9:06pm
November 10, 2013
South Dakota group seeks turkeys for low-income people
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Feeding South Dakota hunger relief organization is seeking donations to provide Thanksgiving turkeys to people who are struggling to buy food. Kerri DeGraff of Feeding South Dakota tells KELO-TV the nonprofit organization is bracing for an unprecedented number...
November 10, 2013 - 10:48pm
November 1, 2013
US meat-labeling law is farm bill target
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Members of a select House-Senate panel on Wednesday targeted for potential repeal a U.S. meat-labeling law that Mexico and Canada have challenged as a violation of world trade rules, and that U.S. meatpackers also oppose. The country-of-origin labeling...
November 1, 2013 - 7:20am
October 26, 2013
Monsanto bets $5M in Wash. State fight over altered food
By Bloomberg News SEATTLE — Monsanto Co. and DuPont Co., among the biggest makers of bioengineered crop seeds, are persuading Washington state voters to change their minds about a proposal to require labels on genetically modified food. The companies are backing an antilabeling...
October 26, 2013 - 9:30pm
October 25, 2013
SD inmates grow food for community organizations
YANKTON (AP) — Officials say inmates in two state prison facilities have grown more than 21 tons of fresh produce that was donated this year to community organizations in southeastern South Dakota. Inmates harvested more than 43,000 pounds of beets, carrots, cucumbers, kohlrabi,...
October 25, 2013 - 6:08am
October 20, 2013
OPINION: School innovators make school lunches work
These days, it’s easy to blame the federal government for aggravating our lives. Here’s one example: The new school lunch program standards unveiled last year. The healthier eating guidelines, effective at the start of last school year, set limits on calories and salt in the...
October 20, 2013 - 8:48am
Oktoberfest celebration planned Oct. 26 in Menno
MENNO — Members of the Sodak Stamm Germans from Russia Heritage Society will host the annual Oktoberfest beginning at 6 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Menno School Auditorium. There will be a German meal and bake sale, both of which begin at 6 p.m. The Bumblebees, directed by Gary...
October 20, 2013 - 8:41am