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Pheasant opener fizzles
In bid to save on fuel, 18-wheelers may start platooning on US highways
DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students
Group plans push for expanded livestock sector in ND
McCain seems to swipe at Trump with comment on Vietnam 'bone spur' deferments
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
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Group plans push for expanded livestock sector in ND
Five fire departments receive grain bin rescue training
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Area volleyball roundup: Wagner claims SESD title
Burke/South Central's Person places 2nd at state cross country meet
MHS places 12th, 14th at state cheer and dance event
Truex Jr. roars to win Hollywood Casino 400
It wasn't flashy, but a win is a win
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
Sr. Marie Celeste Sabers
Laurie Kay Nelson
MERCER: A new book tells Tom Berry story
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
LETTER: Understanding the gun debate
LETTER: A new wonder at the theater
LETTER: Sutton, an intelligent and tireless candidate for governor
Pheasant hunters not fazed by lower South Dakota bird counts
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
August 1, 2014
OPINION: Mending the VA
House and Senate conferees have agreed on a $17 billion bill to address the scandal over poor health-care service at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
August 1, 2014 - 10:21am
July 30, 2014
JOHNSON: Health reform is expanding coverage
When Congress began debating health care reform in 2009, I heard from many South Dakotans who were one illness or job loss away from losing health...
July 30, 2014 - 10:22pm
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