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U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons
Freeman faring well without city administrator position
Trump again vows to bring back U.S. jobs, but offers few details
Mitchell students gear up for state robotics competition
Mitchell, Freeman libraries accredited by South Dakota Library
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
DWU women's GPAC semifinal moved to later Saturday
Brozik finds another gear in senior season
District 8B girls basketball semifinals moved to earlier times
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 15, 2014
PHOTO: National Guard, health lab exercise
January 15, 2014 - 7:29am
January 13, 2014
Swedish doctors transplant wombs into 9 women
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nine women in Sweden have successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives in an experimental procedure that...
January 13, 2014 - 12:02pm
January 1, 2014
H1N1 flu virus showing up again in the Dakotas
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Health officials in the Dakotas say they're seeing cases of H1N1 flu — the same strain that caused a pandemic four years ago. The virus has caused two deaths in South Dakota. In the 2009-10 flu season it killed 24 people in the state. State Epidemiologist...
January 1, 2014 - 12:41pm
December 30, 2013
SD state Sen. Adelstein resigns after hip surgery
Adelstein, 82, said he had the surgery on Oct. 4 and should have returned to full mobility within 30 days, but continuing infection led to three...
December 30, 2013 - 11:11pm
Sioux Falls lawmaker on waiting list for lung transplant
By David Montgomery Sioux Falls Argus Leader SIOUX FALLS (AP) — When Steve Hickey started getting winded after climbing flights of stairs, he thought he merely was out of shape. But a trip to the doctor revealed an affliction far more serious than a surplus of pounds. Hickey,...
December 30, 2013 - 2:56pm
December 25, 2013
SD health official: Rapid City hit hard with flu
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Department of Health says as the flu season begins, Rapid City is coughing and aching worse than any other South Dakota city. The Rapid City Journal reports that health officials have recorded 131 cases of influenza in the state as of Dec. 14, with a disproportionate...
December 25, 2013 - 11:51pm
December 19, 2013
Avera pioneers genetic testing for pain meds
Avera Medical Group is pioneering a genetics-based approach to offer more personalized treatment for patients recovering from surgery. Avera officials announced Wednesday that patients treated by orthopedic surgeons at two Avera facilities — Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in...
December 19, 2013 - 10:31am
December 17, 2013
Study ranks SD on disease threats
State scores five out of 10 on key indicators.
December 17, 2013 - 5:39pm
December 1, 2013
Local child gets life-saving liver transplant
1-year-old Charlie Beckstrom up and walking following June operation.
December 1, 2013 - 9:16pm
November 25, 2013
Group says South Dakota lax on sharing mental health, gun records
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A national group that fights gun violence says South Dakota is one of the worst states in terms of sharing mental health records for use in background checks. Mayors Against Illegal Guns issued a report this month that said South Dakota has shared only one...
November 25, 2013 - 11:21am
November 20, 2013
Jackley calls for e-cigarette sales, ad regulations
PIERRE — Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined 41 other attorneys general in asking the Food and Drug Administration to address e-cigarettes’ advertising and sale to children. “Currently, there are no age or advertising restrictions on e-cigarettes, as there are with...
November 20, 2013 - 6:51am
November 19, 2013
PHOTO: MHS blood drive
November 19, 2013 - 2:38pm
November 13, 2013
COLUMN: Trans fats fight nothing new
We knew artificial substitutes were bad for us by 1870s.
November 13, 2013 - 9:06pm
Sanford donates to UC San Diego stem cell center
SAN DIEGO (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has committed $100 million to create a California stem cell clinical center to speed research into new drugs and therapies. Officials at the University of California, San Diego, said the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical...
November 13, 2013 - 7:04am
November 10, 2013
Study examines why newborns can’t fight colds
By Jennifer Couzin-Frankel ScienceNOW One of newborns’ biggest vulnerabilities is largely invisible: In the weeks after birth, babies are especially susceptible to infection because their immune systems aren’t fully functional. There are a handful of theories to explain...
November 10, 2013 - 8:02am