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Trump defends his comments on Virginia white nationalist rally, blames media
Email from January 2011 shows Schopp knew about GEAR UP
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe completes water pipeline
Mitchell VFW gets helping hand from county commissioners
Trump will not pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
Kernels sweep RC Central, Vermillion
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
John A. Fillaus
Harold W. Bietz
Keillor: Never been here before
LETTER: Dismayed with SD officials' response to Trump
THUNE: There's nowhere else I'd rather be
MERCER: Time to revisit state laws on open records
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
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.
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