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Targeting deals for the trophy room
South Dakota nonprofit to build housing for ex-convicts
Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
School board to consider new bus company
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Moke strikes out 16 in Honker victory
Finalists named for Miss, Mr. Basketball
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Nelson relishes quarterback competition
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Harold Theodore Tiede
Jay D. Mudder
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
March 11, 2016
State Legislature approves nearly $4.6 billion state budget
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature has approved a nearly $4.6 billion state budget that includes a significant state funding increase to education and puts more money toward public employees and health care providers. The House voted 53-12 to pass the budget Friday as the...
March 11, 2016 - 12:46pm
March 5, 2016
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A troubled government-run hospital on the Rosebud Indian Reservation has been given an extension to reach a significant improvement agreement with federal officials to avoid losing its Medicare and Medicaid funds. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
March 5, 2016 - 10:42am
March 4, 2016
Mobile dental care program hits 30K patient visit mark in SD
PIERRE (AP) — A mobile dental program operated by Delta Dental has reached a milestone after by seeing its 30,000th patient visit. Delta Dental of South Dakota says its mobile dental program has given care to young patients in 78 communities since it began in 2004. The company says...
March 4, 2016 - 12:29pm
January 30, 2016
Making the most of ... The minutes we have left
Firm in her faith, the idea of death doesn't scare Irma Wise. Wise, 100, a recipient of Compassionate Care Hospice, lives in her Mitchell home...
January 30, 2016 - 9:31am
October 13, 2015
Mitchell health leader recognized
Rochelle Reider was recognized for her contribution in improving health care and leadership in South Dakota at the South Dakota Association of...
October 13, 2015 - 9:12am
September 14, 2015
Brakke ‘humbled’ by fundraiser turnout, support as son nears major brain operation
If life went according to Sabreena Brakke's plan, she would have celebrated her son MarcJon's first birthday on Saturday. Instead, she did...
September 14, 2015 - 8:25am
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