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A 'Star Trek'-inspired gizmo could win its inventors $9 million
Timeline of veto day in Pierre
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link
Black Hills business short on seasonal employees
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
DWU drops two GPAC games
Foote, Bauder place 2nd at state meet
Ducks top Tea in season-opener
Inaugural Mitchell prep indoor meet set for Tuesday
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
Marjorie L. Huber
Barb K. Sydow-Houck
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
October 10, 2013
Flu detected locally
One of state’s first cases of season is in Davison County.
October 10, 2013 - 9:56pm
October 7, 2013
Group: SD has 2nd-lowest drug overdose death rate
WASHINGTON (AP) — A public health group says South Dakota has the second-lowest rate of drug overdose deaths in the nation. According to the report by the Trust for America's Health, 6.3 of every 100,000 people in the state died from a drug overdose in 2010. The document says...
October 7, 2013 - 8:13pm
South Dakota jury ties talc powder to ovarian cancer
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A federal jury in Sioux Falls has found that a woman’s use of Johnson & Johnson products that contained talcum contributed to her ovarian cancer. The Argus Leader reported the jury said Friday that Johnson & Johnson should warn consumers of the link between...
October 7, 2013 - 3:18pm
October 2, 2013
SD has third West Nile virus death of the year
PIERRE (AP) — State health officials say a third person has died this year in South Dakota from the West Nile, a person in their 80s from Brule County. The state Health Department says the state has recorded 122 cases of the mosquito-borne illness statewide in 2013. The two...
October 2, 2013 - 4:56pm
September 27, 2013
SD had 2nd highest flu shot rate last season
PIERRE (AP) — New data from the federal government show that South Dakota had the second-highest vaccination rate nationally last season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than half of the state's adult population got a shot. Massachusetts had the...
September 27, 2013 - 2:19pm
September 13, 2013
SIDS down in SD in 2012, infant mortality still up
PIERRE (AP) — The number of deaths in South Dakota attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome was at its lowest level ever in 2012, but the state's infant mortality rate still rose, according to a state report released Friday. The state Health Department reported that the six...
September 13, 2013 - 3:06pm
September 11, 2013
DR. ROACH: The worst part of waking up
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been waking up at night with my hands "asleep," but it isn't the kind with the "pins and needles" feeling. I mentioned it at a routine physical, and my doctor said that it sounded like carpal tunnel syndrome and to try to sleep with my wrists straight. Is there...
September 11, 2013 - 8:48pm
DR. ROACH: Water up, sodium down
DEAR DR. ROACH: Two weeks ago, my sodium was too low. I was told to drink more water and increase my sodium. I always put salt on my food. I eat ramen noodles and drink the broth, so I don't understand how it can be low. Both my feet are so swollen that I can hardly get my shoes on,...
September 11, 2013 - 9:18am
September 10, 2013
SD has second West Nile virus death of the year
PIERRE (AP) -- State health officials say a second person has died in South Dakota from the West Nile virus this year. He or she was a Tripp County resident in their 80s. State Epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger told KELO-TV this is one of the most serious seasons in years. He says...
September 10, 2013 - 8:24pm
Suicide prevention gets spotlight in Mitchell
Local churches, schools and health organizations taking action this week to raise awareness.
September 10, 2013 - 7:32am
September 8, 2013
Official warns against insurance subsidy cheating
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- People should not cheat when they apply for health insurance subsidies under the national health care overhaul because income discrepancies will show up later when they file income tax returns, a federal official said. Uninsured people will be able to seek insurance...
September 8, 2013 - 10:57pm
September 7, 2013
DR. ROACH: Clearing up carcinoma confusion
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am confused. I was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor in my rectum two years ago. When I asked if it was cancer, I was told no, it was a carcinoid. The tumor was successfully removed with TEMS surgery. When I went to the doctor's office recently (it wasn't my...
September 7, 2013 - 8:32pm
September 6, 2013
DR. OZ: Overdue information
Q: I'm pregnant with my second child. In my first pregnancy, I had labor induced when I was 14 days past my due date. Am I going to have to go through that again? -- Mary P. Greenville, S.C.
September 6, 2013 - 11:35pm
September 5, 2013
DR. ROACH: The three-year itch
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a spot on my back that never stops itching. It has been like that for several years (at least three), and although it is tolerable, it is also very annoying. Every so often, a sore that looks like a pimple will form, which usually lasts for several weeks, then...
September 5, 2013 - 9:18pm
September 3, 2013
DR. ROACH: Radiation therapy often has side effects
DEAR DR. ROACH: In 2003, I had surgery for throat cancer, followed by radiation treatments. I have been negative ever since. My salivary and thyroid glands were damaged. Does the thyroid gland control bowel movements? I've been constipated a lot. I've tried different laxatives without...
September 3, 2013 - 8:20pm