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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
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
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'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
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
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
Curtis and Linda Mueller
March 25, 2017
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
WASHINGTON — After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in Congress quickly pivoted on Friday to President Donald Trump's next priority:...
March 25, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 23, 2017
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
I can't think of a more personal aspect of someone's life than that of his or her doctor-patient relationship and the decisions they make together....
March 23, 2017 - 5:15pm
March 22, 2017
Trump appears to be losing battle ahead of health care vote
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday, March 22, to be losing the battle to get...
March 22, 2017 - 1:38pm
March 17, 2017
MNsure backers make their case
ST. PAUL — A move to connect Minnesota to the federal health exchange would cost the state millions of dollars and jeopardize health coverage...
March 17, 2017 - 7:17pm
Trade group: GOP plan could cost 25K South Dakotans coverage
PIERRE (AP) — A health care organization trade group said Thursday that congressional Republicans' health plan could cost thousands in South Dakota their insurance and leave the state without hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding each year. Scott A. Duke, president...
March 17, 2017 - 12:49pm
March 14, 2017
Republicans on defense after report says millions would lose insurance
WASHINGTON - Republicans on Tuesday defended their plan to dismantle the Obamacare healthcare reform after a nonpartisan research report showed...
March 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Daugaard: South Dakota takes on risk under GOP health plan
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he doesn't like that House Republicans' health care plan would require South Dakota to take on more risk under proposed funding changes for the Medicaid program. But the Republican governor said Tuesday it's important to get control of the...
March 14, 2017 - 12:53pm
Millions would be left uninsured under GOP health plan, CBO report says
WASHINGTON - Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare that would also...
March 14, 2017 - 8:19am
March 9, 2017
Republican U.S. health plan clears first hurdle, fate uncertain
WASHINGTON -- The Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system cleared its first hurdle on Thursday,...
March 9, 2017 - 11:51am
March 8, 2017
ROUNDS: Upholding our responsibility to our native population
Our tribal population is amidst a government-induced health care crisis as a result of decades of mismanagement and poor leadership at the Indian...
March 8, 2017 - 5:06pm
February 18, 2017
Yankton mental hospital improves staff retention
YANKTON (AP) — The administrator of a state-run mental health facility in Yankton says the hospital's hiring and staff retention have improved since a pay raise and a rapid hiring fair last year. Human Services Center Administrator Troy Jones told lawmakers during a recent Department...
February 18, 2017 - 1:28pm
February 16, 2017
HAGEN: Those darn needles and blood draws
A disclaimer: If you're at the hospital today and squeamish about giving blood, you probably shouldn't continue reading this. To all the nurses...
February 16, 2017 - 5:15pm
January 26, 2017
Abortion requirement bill drops in Senate
PIERRE — Any woman seeking an abortion in South Dakota would have to be given the name and telephone number of an organization that fights...
January 26, 2017 - 12:53pm
January 24, 2017
Senate seeks more knowledge of opioid prescription usage
PIERRE – State senators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for stronger monitoring of prescription drugs in South Dakota. They unanimously required...
January 24, 2017 - 5:46pm
January 16, 2017
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
The Republican-led Congress heard the American people loud and clear on Obamacare. The law is broken beyond repair, and Americans are looking...
January 16, 2017 - 11:01am