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Beyonce leads Grammys with 9 nominations; Prince has one nomination for album
Verizon to sell data centers to Equinix for $3.6 billion
Pipeline foes ride out storm in shelters, casino
Sioux Falls officials won't investigate building collapse
Microsoft gains EU approval for $26 billion buy of LinkedIn
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Preseason South Dakota sportswriters basketball polls
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland named to Class B all-state first-team
Athlete of the Week: MVP's Risseeuw finds early success at 195 pounds
Kernel boys ready to compete
Mesman wins Class A Miss Volleyball award
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Drew Allen Holter
Linda Joy (Cain) Cooper
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 24, 2015
OUR VIEW: Pastors brave to take a stand on same-sex marriage
There were some pretty strong statements from Mitchell pastors in our Saturday edition, and understandably so. Our newspaper printed a story about the decisions that many Mitchell churches are considering on whether to allow a same-sex couple to marry in their sanctuaries.
November 24, 2015 - 8:01am
September 13, 2015
Google searches show the change in how America feels about gay marriage
America has pretty much chilled out about gay marriage. That, at least, is what our Google searches seem to say. The folks at Google's NewsLab...
September 13, 2015 - 2:39pm
September 1, 2015
Clerk defies U.S. high court, denies gay marriage licenses
A Kentucky county clerk, defying a new U.S. Supreme Court decision, rejected requests for marriage licenses from three same-sex couples on Tuesday...
September 1, 2015 - 10:15am
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court rules gay couples nationwide have a right to marry
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic...
June 26, 2015 - 9:42am
April 29, 2015
Timeline: Key events in the history of U.S. gay rights
The Supreme Court case that will decide whether states can ban gay marriage marks another milestone in the history of the American gay rights...
April 29, 2015 - 12:38am
U.S. top court divided on gay marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on Tuesday on whether the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage, but pivotal Justice...
April 29, 2015 - 12:29am
March 20, 2015
LETTER: Gay marriage ruling defies God's will
To the Editor: The voice of South Dakota has been annulled by an unelected official. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier recently declared unconstitutional our state's definition of marriage as between one man and one woman. The decision is a departure from the millennia-old biblical...
March 20, 2015 - 2:58pm
November 25, 2014
Both sides want judge to rule on SD gay marriage
PIERRE (AP) — A federal judge presiding over a challenge to South Dakota's gay marriage ban should bypass a trial and rule on the case, the state attorney general's office argued Tuesday. The office joined six same-sex couples who are suing the state in petitioning for summary...
November 25, 2014 - 10:49pm
November 15, 2014
Judge turns down dismissal motion for gay marriage case in SD
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE — A federal judge on Friday allowed a lawsuit challenging South Dakota’s ban on gay marriage to move forward, rejecting the state’s request to dismiss the case. However, U.S. District Court Judge Karen Schreier did dismiss the plaintiffs’ claim...
November 15, 2014 - 10:14am
August 10, 2014
LETTER: Our freedom should apply to everyone
To the Editor: One of the defi ning characteristics of the United States is the ideology of freedom. Within the intricacies of defi ning this freedom there are differing opinions, but the truth is, freedom is posited to be one of the great things the U.S. has to offer. And yet,...
August 10, 2014 - 10:14pm
June 19, 2014
Pressler files brief supporting gay marriage
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has filed a brief in federal court in support of couples that are seeking to repeal the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Six South Dakota couples filed a federal lawsuit challenging South Dakota's ban last month. The...
June 19, 2014 - 10:36pm
June 8, 2014
Lawsuit challenges North Dakota gay marriage ban
By Kevin Burbach BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Seven couples filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging the constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage in North Dakota, making it the last state in the country with a ban to be sued by gay couples seeking the right to wed in their...
June 8, 2014 - 9:58pm
May 23, 2014
Six SD couples challenge gay marriage ban
In 19 states and the District of Columbia, gay couples already can wed, with Oregon and Pennsylvania becoming the latest to join the list this week when federal judges struck down their bans and officials decided not to appeal.
May 23, 2014 - 6:49am
May 22, 2014
ND, SD only states with no same-sex marriage ban challenge
By Kevin Burbach South Dakota is now one of only two states where a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage hasn’t been challenged in court, but that’s likely to change in the near future. Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act...
May 22, 2014 - 2:29pm
April 28, 2014
Daugaard says he's ready for a gay marriage lawsuit
PIERRE -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard said he expects a lawsuit to be filed challenging South Dakota's definition of marriage as between a man and a woman. Daugaard said Monday he expects the constitutional requirement to be challenged in court and supports state Attorney General Marty...
April 28, 2014 - 5:27pm