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As attacks continue, Brexit could hamper European counterterrorism efforts
YouTube's better-than-TV pitch undermined by offensive video
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Roughly $1.9 million collected in 2016 from overloaded truck fines
Longtime violinist and local student wins state symphony orchestra competition
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
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
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
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
'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
William "Bill" Mayer
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
LETTER: Lying about talking to the Russians?
LETTERS: Other powers don't run 100 percent
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
August 10, 2015
Mike Cullen to receive kidney from former student in Elkton
HOWARD — As a nurse, Elizabeth Blankenfeld has made a professional commitment to helping people. Now, she's made a personal vow to do...
August 10, 2015 - 10:35am
July 24, 2015
Mitchell family battling through child’s severe medical conditions
A photograph outlining the silhouettes of Sabreena Brakke and her son, MarcJon, watching the Fourth of July fireworks over Lake Mitchell captures...
July 24, 2015 - 9:17am
July 11, 2015
Avera's Grassland campus is growing
From the drawing board to reality, formed by steel, glass and granite, the Avera Grassland Health Campus is coming to life. Tom Clark, who...
July 11, 2015 - 9:02am
June 25, 2015
The Latest on health overhaul: US senators call for repeal
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The latest South Dakota reaction to the Supreme Court's decision on challenge to federal health care overhaul (all times local): 10:45 a.m. South Dakota's U.S. senators say they will keep pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act after the Supreme Court...
June 25, 2015 - 11:12am
June 18, 2015
Government charges 243 in largest ever crackdown on health care fraud
WASHINGTON — In Miami, the owners of a mental health center allegedly billed Medicare for tens of millions of dollars for intensive treatment that actually involved just moving people to different locations. Some of them had dementia so severe they couldn't even communicate. In...
June 18, 2015 - 4:32pm
March 22, 2015
Few veterans in Black Hills region using new VA program
RAPID CITY (AP) — A new program aiming to simplify private health care coverage for veterans and reduce wait and travel times hasn't caught on in the Black Hills region. The VA Black Hills Health Care System reports that only about 2 percent of 3,219 eligible veterans made...
March 22, 2015 - 11:00am
March 4, 2015
Upgrades abound for Parkston hospital
PARKSTON — In a business where there's never much time to waste, efficiency is a priority. And by all measures, officials say improvements...
March 4, 2015 - 5:44pm
February 25, 2015
Role reversal: From caretaker to patient
In her mind, she's always been the caretaker. That's why it was hard for Ardis Beck to handle the role of patient. But in December, Beck,...
February 25, 2015 - 7:23pm
February 12, 2015
Avera bolsters dialysis care
Bigger should equate to better for Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in providing dialysis care. The hospital officially opened Avera Dialysis...
February 12, 2015 - 8:39pm
January 9, 2015
Seeing spots: Mitchell doctor had up-close encounter with measles
Given how much medicine has changed over the years, Dr. Scott VanKeulen acknowledged his recent major diagnosis might have been a once-in-a-lifetime...
January 9, 2015 - 6:56pm
Twelve measles cases now linked to Mitchell
The count of confirmed cases of measles related to Mitchell is now at 12, although the rise is occurring out of state. Three more cases of...
January 9, 2015 - 3:37pm
January 2, 2015
SD's measles count up to nine
The number of confirmed cases of measles linked to a Mitchell family has climbed to nine, as of Friday, after three more people have been found with the contagious viral disease. According to the South Dakota Department of Health, those infected -- five males and four females --...
January 2, 2015 - 5:44pm
December 30, 2014
More than 8,800 sign up in federal marketplace
According to a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday, 8,817 people in South Dakota selected plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace leading up to the December 15 deadline for coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2015. About 88 percent of South Dakotans...
December 30, 2014 - 11:25pm
December 26, 2014
Tribe official wants health care through Sanford
RAPID CITY (AP) — A tribal president wants to tackle substandard health care on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation by kicking out the Indian Health Service and contracting with Sanford Health, a large provider in the Dakotas. Oglala Sioux Tribal President John Yellow Bird Steele...
December 26, 2014 - 12:29pm
December 12, 2014
Monday deadline for Jan. 1 insurance under ACA
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Monday is the final day for South Dakotans to enroll in health coverage for Jan. 1 through the federal health insurance exchange. Avera Health Plans Chief Administrative Officer Deb Muller reminded South Dakotans who need coverage for the new year in a Thursday...
December 12, 2014 - 1:37am