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Judge mulling options to expand, dismiss GEAR UP lawsuit
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in U.S. Congress
School board approves $30.26 million K-12 budget
Inmate caught in Arkansas after 32 years on the lam
Davison Co. to begin budget talks
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Building begins for Neuendorf's Kernels
Hoek tabbed to lead DWU golf programs
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
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