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LifeQuest honors longtime employees in annual dinner meeting
‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
Captain America was punching Nazis in 1941. Here's why that was so daring.
Rains of up to 9.45 inches, tornadoes hit southern Minnesota
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
MHS girls tennis opens with win over Harrisburg
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Mitchell soccer teams fall to Yankton
Spotlight on prep football: Same group, different name for Canistota/Freeman
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
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