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DWU Freshman Food Drive brings in 3,400 pounds of non-perishables for local food pantry
Mitchell teachers awarded grants on first day of school
Judd Hoos to kick off Corn Palace concerts
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
Wind project meeting draws a large crowd to Avon gym
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
July 29, 2014
Compromise deal by Congress provides $17 billion to ease VA waits
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in the U.S. Congress said on Monday they had struck a rare...
July 29, 2014 - 8:10am
July 27, 2014
US attorneys in Dakotas turn up heat on health care fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions...
July 27, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 3, 2014
Blasius to lead health group
Rita Blasius, assistant administrator/CFO, Avera St. Benedict Health Center in Parkston, was installed as the new president for the South Dakota Health Financial Management Association for the year June 2014 to May 2015. The SDHFMA president is the chapter’s chief executive...
July 3, 2014 - 8:06pm
June 30, 2014
Obama to nominate former P&G CEO as vets secretary
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has chosen former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Officer Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, a senior Obama administration official said on Sunday. Obama’s...
June 30, 2014 - 9:33am
June 26, 2014
Veterans’ health bill talks begin
Lawmakers’ biggest stumbling block may be how to pay for measure.
June 26, 2014 - 8:48am
June 24, 2014
Hot Springs hospital an endangered historic place
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation on Tuesday named a century-old hospital for war veterans...
June 24, 2014 - 5:50pm
June 23, 2014
Widow of Indian activist Means files suit against clinics
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The widow of Native American activist Russell Means has filed a lawsuit accusing doctors in New Mexico of overlooking his esophageal cancer. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Monday that the lawsuit by Pearl Means in state District Court in Las Vegas,...
June 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
SD gov promoting bioscience at national conference
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard and several other South Dakotans are promoting the state's bioscience industry in San Diego at the BIO International Conference. Groups represented include the Graduate Education & Applied Research Center, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls Development...
June 23, 2014 - 9:12am
June 22, 2014
Rosebud woman gets probation for stealing IHS hospital drugs
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A woman accused of stealing prescription drugs from the Rosebud Indian Health Services Hospital has been sentenced to 18 months of probation. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 38-year-old Bonnie Levy will also have to pay a $200 fine and nearly $40 in restitution. Levy...
June 22, 2014 - 11:20pm
June 20, 2014
Avera Queen of Peace plans new campus, starting with medical office building
Avera Health and Avera Queen of Peace Hospital announced Friday plans to build a new three-story medical office building on Cabela Drive just...
June 20, 2014 - 10:30am
June 18, 2014
Avera to announce expansion in Mitchell
Avera Queen of Peace announced Wednesday it will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday at the Avera Queen of Peace Hospital lobby. During the press conference, Avera will announce a new building project that will expand services in the Mitchell area. Please RSVP for the...
June 18, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 16, 2014
Health insurers file health plans with state for review
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — At least two health insurers have given the state copies of the plans they intend to sell through the federal marketplace during the next open enrollment period. Insurers faced a Sunday deadline to submit their plans to the state's Division of Insurance for...
June 16, 2014 - 2:27pm
June 15, 2014
Nearly half of senior home accidents are preventable, ER doctor survey says
Nearly 20 million seniors ages 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries, many of which are sustained in the place seniors are meant to feel the safest: their home. These preventable home hazards, such as throw rugs or...
June 15, 2014 - 9:49pm
LETTER: Veterans care not a priority to politicians
To the Editor: Oh how the congressmen and bureaucrats are throwing their hands in the air and flapping their jaws about the poor care our vets are getting from the VA. This has been going on for decades, since Agent Orange was sprayed on our men in Vietnam and they came home...
June 15, 2014 - 8:26am
June 12, 2014
Avera announces cancer program rebranding
Avera Health is rebranding its cancer programs across the system as Avera Cancer Institute to represent a brand promise of consistent quality of care and service, regardless of location. Avera Cancer Institute is comprised of six regional centers and 40 outreach sites.
June 12, 2014 - 9:48pm