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Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Fed's Yellen says case for interest rate hike has strengthened
Obama expands Hawaii marine reserve in final push on climate
Two Catholic nuns discovered slain in rural Mississippi home, police say
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
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
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
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
New schedule to spread out South Dakota football championships
Area volleyball roundup: Beavers claim home tournament title
Football rivals DWU, DSU to face each other tonight
Kernels give No. 2 Harrisburg a battle in opener
Turner ready for junior season with DWU football team
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
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