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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
January 8, 2015
Rapid City program gets $900K grant for early childhood
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City organization will receive a nearly $900,000 annual federal grant to provide care for young children. The Health and Human Services the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grant went to Youth & Family Services Inc. The federal agency...
January 8, 2015 - 11:28am
November 15, 2014
US court rejects religious objection to Obamacare contraception deal
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON — In a win for the Obama administration on insurance coverage for contraception under Obamacare, a U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled that Catholic non-profi t groups’ religious rights were not violated by a compromise already achieved on the volatile...
November 15, 2014 - 11:16am
LETTER: Remember nurses during November
To the Editor: The week of Nov. 9-15 has been declared Perioperative Nurses Week by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. This time is designated not only to recognize the responsibilities of the peri-operative nurse, but to educated the public as to what we do...
November 15, 2014 - 11:04am
November 12, 2014
Avera to use telemedicine in Sioux Falls schools
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls School District says it's teaming up with a local health care provider to allow nurses to diagnose students using the Internet. School district officials announced this week that they plan to work with Avera Health to create a new telemedicine...
November 12, 2014 - 11:18am
November 4, 2014
South Dakota OKs measure to increase doctor choice
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota voters have approved a ballot measure that could give medical patients more freedom to choose doctors within their health insurance networks. Under Initiated Measure 17, doctors who agree to the conditions set forth by insurers could join the...
November 4, 2014 - 10:50pm
November 1, 2014
LETTER: Vote yes on IM 17
We encourage you to vote yes on Initiated Measure 17 to give all individuals the freedom to choose where they want to seek medical treatment. We are owners of Dakota Physical Therapy in Mitchell. As an independent private practice, our staff strives to provide the highest quality...
November 1, 2014 - 9:30am
October 29, 2014
Media poll shows wide support for 'patient choice'
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â South Dakotans who answered a poll indicated strong approval for the so-called patient choice act on next week's ballot. The survey done by KELO-TV and the Argus Leader shows Initiated Measure 17 has support from statewide voters by a 55-28 percent margin....
October 29, 2014 - 4:43pm
October 28, 2014
LETTER: Vote no on Measure 17
I would urge a “NO” vote on Measure 17. This is truly a “wolf in sheep’s clothing”. Why do I say that? The ads about freedom of choice are naturally appealing but there is a great deal the ads do not tell you. First, passage of this measure would severely restrict...
October 28, 2014 - 10:43pm
October 24, 2014
Early human Ebola vaccine trials show promise
By Brady Dennis Researchers racing to develop a vaccine that could help halt the Ebola epidemic are getting good news: Early human clinical...
October 24, 2014 - 7:44am
October 23, 2014
More than $560,000 spent on doctor ballot measure ads
PIERRE (AP) — Activists on both sides of the "any willing provider" ballot measure that would give South Dakota patients more choice of in-network doctors say the issue is too complicated for sound bites, but have still spent more than $560,000 on television ads to sway voters ahead...
October 23, 2014 - 7:29am
October 16, 2014
Medical residency key to improved health care
RAPID CITY (AP) — A lack of college medical residency programs in South Dakota is contributing to a shortage of primary health care options, the State Medical Association says. The association estimates that one-fourth of South Dakotans — many of them in rural western areas...
October 16, 2014 - 11:56am
October 14, 2014
Sanford Health opens children's clinic in China
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health has opened a children's clinic in China. Sanford is operating the clinic in the city of Kunming in collaboration with a state-owned health care system in China, YMCI Calmette Medical Investment & Management Co. Inc., which...
October 14, 2014 - 5:24pm
October 10, 2014
Construction starts on Aberdeen cancer center
ABERDEEN (AP) — Officials are starting work on a cancer center that will be named for legendary college basketball coach Don Meyer and his wife. Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen held a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday for the $13.5 million Don and Carmen Meyer Center...
October 10, 2014 - 6:59am
October 7, 2014
South Dakota measure on doctor choice stirs debate
By Regina Garcia Cano SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota patients could have more choice of doctors within their health insurance networks if voters approve a ballot measure that is drawing strong opposition from the health insurance industry. The proposal on the ballot, Initiated...
October 7, 2014 - 10:03pm
Armour’s Golden Living Center donates $1,000 to health education center
ARMOUR — Golden Living Center, of Armour, donated $1,000 on Monday to the Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center. AHEC will use the donation to recruit certified nursing assistants in rural health care facilities in South Dakota. The donation was part of Golden Living’s...
October 7, 2014 - 4:08pm