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Autopsy results point to likely cause of death of former Fargo All-American, Northern State University wrestler
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin still plans to attend Saudi anti-terror finance meeting after Khashoggi disappearance
Man who pleaded guilty to killing South Dakota newspaper employee asks for right to appeal
Seeing opportunity, Noem brings campaign to Mitchell
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Fall: A time for family and pheasant
GUEBERT: Our garden's last stand
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WOSTER: What makes a perfect October afternoon
OPINION: GF&P's goal is to provide recreational opportunities
Youth pheasant hunters carry on tradition
Pheasant numbers up, but not like good old days
South Dakota deer hunters will face licensing changes
Big changes being considered for SD fishing
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government and politics
September 12, 2018
Legislators approve taxing remote sales
PIERRE — State and local governments can charge sales and use taxes to South Dakota customers on most purchases made through Internet and mail starting Nov. 1, the Legislature decided Wednesday. Lawmakers needed five hours to approve a package that also calls for marketplaces...
September 12, 2018 - 9:52pm
September 11, 2018
Legislators recommend changes to state's special-education laws
PIERRE — Several proposals that would alter some parts of South Dakota's system for funding special education, and also set the stage for bigger potential changes in the next few years, advanced Tuesday to the Legislature's Executive Board. The board will decide whether the...
September 11, 2018 - 10:26pm
September 10, 2018
Three bills to go before special session lawmakers
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard wants the Legislature to consider three proposed laws in the special session Wednesday. Lawmakers on the...
September 10, 2018 - 9:50pm
Legislators to gather to discuss sales-tax bills
PIERRE — The South Dakota Legislature meets Wednesday in special session starting at 10 a.m. on proposed laws that would allow state government...
September 10, 2018 - 9:48pm
September 7, 2018
Deadwood plans to give less money to other South Dakota communities
PIERRE — The Deadwood Historic Preservation Office will provide $100,000 in grants to other South Dakota causes next year. That's down...
September 7, 2018 - 4:40pm
September 4, 2018
Utica Grain keeps license, faces financial conditions
PIERRE — The state Public Utilities Commission decided Tuesday against suspending the grain-buyer's license but placed stiff conditions on Utica Grain Inc. The company, whose president is Yankton businessman Ralph Marquardt, must submit monthly financial reports for third-party...
September 4, 2018 - 10:35pm
State commission approves Black Hills Energy refunds
PIERRE — South Dakota electricity customers should get refunds from Black Hills Energy, the state Public Utilities Commission decided Tuesday. The refund total for 2018 is $7.67 million. It results from federal tax cuts Congress approved in 2017. The corporate rate dropped to...
September 4, 2018 - 5:05pm
August 29, 2018
Cabinet officials explain state's request to require work by Medicaid recipients
PIERRE — Federal officials don't have a deadline to decide waivers, such as the one South Dakota seeks, to require some Medicaid recipients to work for benefits, a member of Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration indicated Wednesday. "The timelines of the process are not defined,"...
August 29, 2018 - 6:19pm
August 28, 2018
South Dakota pension system saw a solid gain in fiscal 2018
PIERRE — The South Dakota Retirement System gained 7.94 percent in fiscal 2018, according to State Investment Officer Matt Clark. That was more than the capital markets benchmark return of 7.33 percent but less than the state-funds benchmark of 8.55 percent. Overall SDRS assets...
August 28, 2018 - 5:49pm
Legislators don't accept report by technical institutes' director
PIERRE — Nick Wendell tried Tuesday to deliver a 20-page report from the new state Board of Technical Education. But he ran into question after question by members of the Legislature's Government Operations and Audit Committee. Finally the chairwoman, Rep. Jean Hunhoff, R-Yankton,...
August 28, 2018 - 4:39pm
August 27, 2018
Legislators prepare for Sept. 12 session on remote-sales tax
PIERRE — The Legislature's Executive Board received information Monday on the Sept. 12 special session Gov. Dennis Daugaard called. The main purpose is to let state government proceed on taxing goods and services sold to South Dakota customers by many businesses that aren't...
August 27, 2018 - 8:11pm
Legislature adds directory of staff
PIERRE — The South Dakota Legislature has added a feature to its website at sdlegislature.gov. It is a staff directory for the Legislative Research Council. For each staffer there is a photo, an email address and a description of the person's roles. To reach the listing, scroll...
August 27, 2018 - 4:32pm
August 24, 2018
State regulators delay suspension of a Yankton County grain license
PIERRE — A state regulatory panel agreed Friday to wait until Sept. 4 to decide whether to suspend the grain-buyer license for the company of a prominent Yankton businessman. Ralph Marquardt told the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission he or brother John Marquardt would...
August 24, 2018 - 4:59pm
August 23, 2018
Fight for governorship takes Sutton, Noem to Black Hills
Democrat Billie Sutton and Republican Kristi Noem laid out dueling proposals Thursday, as their campaigns for South Dakota governor crossed through the Black Hills. Sutton focused on farms and ranches during remarks in Rapid City, while Noem went to Hot Springs to speak about armed-forces...
August 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
Commissioners OK state's new roads and bridges plan
PIERRE — The state Transportation Commission endorsed South Dakota's 2019 construction plans for highways, bridges and related work Thursday. The unanimous vote came after the state Department of Transportation held public meetings in Aberdeen, Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls....
August 23, 2018 - 4:17pm