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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
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.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
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
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
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
August 24, 2016
Multimillion-dollar cancer center planned for Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Avera Health plans to build a cancer center in Pierre, funded largely by a multimillion-dollar grant from a charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley. The trust is donating $7.5 million toward the building and will match...
August 24, 2016 - 11:11am
Sanford Health to honor namesake with $6M foundation house
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health plans to build a $6 million, 17,000-square-foot house in Sioux Falls to honor the health network's philanthropist namesake and as a new home for the Sanford Health Foundation. T. Denny Sanford, who made his fortune in the banking industry...
August 24, 2016 - 11:04am
August 23, 2016
Department of Health: Vaccines aren't just for children
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Health is recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month and reminding adults that vaccines aren't just for children. Tim Heath is the department's immunization program coordinator. He says vaccine-preventable diseases affect...
August 23, 2016 - 11:22am
August 22, 2016
First South Dakota resident tests positive for Zika virus
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Health Department says a state resident has tested positive for the Zika virus — the first such case in the state. Officials say the case is in a woman who traveled to a country where the virus has been spreading. She later developed symptoms. The...
August 22, 2016 - 11:36am
August 18, 2016
State's first freestanding ER on track to open in October
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's first freestanding emergency room, which is expected to primarily serve a concentration of residents large enough that it could be the state's third-largest city, is on track to see its first patients this October. Avera Health on Wednesday offered...
August 18, 2016 - 11:31am
August 16, 2016
Management equally important for pastures as crops
It's time for farmers to put as much effort into managing their pastures as they do their crops. Presenters from the United States Department...
August 16, 2016 - 5:51pm
Patient: IHS delayed removing dirty sewing needle from foot
PINE RIDGE (AP) — An Oglala Sioux woman says in a federal lawsuit that she's suffered a disabling injury after staff at the Indian Health Service hospital in Pine Ridge waited days to remove a dirty sewing needle lodged in her foot. Karrie Yankton of Pine Ridge is seeking expenses...
August 16, 2016 - 11:45am
August 9, 2016
Americans are still not worried about Zika, poll finds
Zika's first mosquito-borne transmission in the United States has not sparked alarm for the vast majority of Americans, who do not fear infection...
August 9, 2016 - 6:01pm
August 2, 2016
Medical marijuana backer asks court to get measure on ballot
PIERRE (AP) — The sponsor of a medical marijuana ballot measure is asking the courts to overturn the secretary of state's rejection of the initiative for the ballot. A spokesman for the office said Tuesday the lawsuit is under review. Backers are seeking to get the initiated measure...
August 2, 2016 - 4:12pm
August 1, 2016
McDonald's removing preservatives from McNuggets in health push
McDonald's Corp. is removing artificial preservatives from Chicken McNuggets, its most popular menu item, and making a host of other changes...
August 1, 2016 - 12:37pm
July 31, 2016
Health official: Use bug repellent for West Nile protection
PIERRE (AP) — The state Department of Health says South Dakota's peak transmission for the West Nile virus has started and will last through the end of August. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says the state is seeing a higher number of mosquitoes than normal test positive for...
July 31, 2016 - 12:43pm
July 29, 2016
Florida announces Zika is likely spreading by mosquitoes in the continental U.S.
Florida officials on Friday announced the first local spread of Zika virus through infected mosquitoes in the continental United States. Gov....
July 29, 2016 - 11:48am
July 22, 2016
Breaking barriers to mental health care
You often times don't have to look far to find a family that's been failed by our broken mental healthcare system — and with nearly 30,000...
July 22, 2016 - 10:42am
July 18, 2016
State mental health hospital operating without accreditation
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's beleaguered state-run mental health hospital is operating without accreditation from a widely used industry review organization. The Human Services Center in Yankton has never been accredited by the Joint Commission, a nonprofit that certifies best...
July 18, 2016 - 12:14pm
State health officials urging travelers to be aware of Zika
PIERRE (AP) — State health officials are urging South Dakota women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy to avoid traveling to areas affected by the Zika virus. State epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger says people traveling to the tropics or sub-tropics should take precautions...
July 18, 2016 - 11:53am