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Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Former trooper guilty of taking $70K steps down from school board
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
State wrestling: Kernels hoping to carry momentum into state
Blackhawks breeze into region final
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
February 9, 2017
At Fargo Little Caesars, extras go to homeless shelters
FARGO — No matter how you slice it, the owner of a north Fargo pizza shop and his customers are filling a need - —and many empty stomachs...
February 9, 2017 - 11:21am
January 30, 2017
Sioux Falls nonprofit to help homeless youth
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls community leaders have formed a new nonprofit to build a cradle-to-career approach to education for homeless children. Sioux Falls Thrive Inc., which formed this month, is made up of local government officials, churches and social service groups.
January 30, 2017 - 11:33am
January 16, 2017
965 Sioux Falls students reported homeless in past year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls School District has identified 965 school-aged children that lived without a home at some point in the past school year. Homelessness, along with poverty and affordable housing are issues that affect children living in Sioux Falls, and are the...
January 16, 2017 - 4:03pm
After Vatican controversy, McDonald's helps feed homeless in Rome
ROME—McDonald's received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch just steps from St. Peter's Square last month, but on Monday,...
January 16, 2017 - 10:03am
June 7, 2016
Statewide count finds 1,186 homeless people in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — Officials have counted 1,186 homeless people in South Dakota, a 14 percent increase from last year. The homeless count was conducted Jan. 26 by the South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium in collaboration with community agencies and homeless service providers....
June 7, 2016 - 3:36pm
July 26, 2015
Officials consider restarting South Dakota homeless council
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota officials are deciding whether to revive a state council that focused on coordinating services for the homeless. In 2003, the Interagency Council on Homelessness was created by Gov. Mike Rounds as a way to help agencies work together to reduce...
July 26, 2015 - 8:18pm
July 21, 2015
Mitchell needs funding for homeless, data uncollected
Representatives of local service agencies agree: Mitchell lacks needed resources for homeless individuals and families. Karen Feterl, emergency...
July 21, 2015 - 6:38pm
July 9, 2015
OUR VIEW: We should all want to end homelessness
Have you ever wondered where you'll sleep at night? We don't mean just the casual road-tripper's flight of fancy, where free-spirited individuals...
July 9, 2015 - 2:47pm
January 13, 2015
SD district's homeless count reaching 'epidemic' level
RAPID CITY (AP) — An aspiring gym teacher who loves art class and playing volleyball with her friends, Jasmine Clements, a fourth-grader, sometimes seems timid in class. Betsy Nelson, Jasmine's teacher at General Beadle Elementary School, said she notices small things. Jasmine...
January 13, 2015 - 5:42pm
December 18, 2014
Sioux Falls charity center to move to bigger space
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Organizers of a Sioux Falls center for the homeless and working poor say a planned move to a bigger space will allow for more services including counseling and job-search support. The Argus Leader reports the downtown Good Shepherd Center will move in a few...
December 18, 2014 - 12:16am
March 19, 2014
Sioux Falls to get new homeless shelter
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls will be getting a new shelter for the homeless despite opposition from several residents. City councilors have upheld the planning commission's decision to grant a conditional-use permit for the shelter. A business owner in the Whittier neighborhood...
March 19, 2014 - 10:20pm
March 6, 2014
Homeless shelter gains permit; appeals likely
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls Planning Commission has approved a permit for a proposed homeless shelter that some area residents don't want. Opponents have five days to appeal the commission's Wednesday decision to the City Council, and Whittier Neighborhood Association...
March 6, 2014 - 9:04am
February 11, 2014
Homeless shelter sought for Mitchell
County official says grant funding is available. The South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium found during its September count that Davison County had 29 adults and nine children for a total of 38 homeless people.
February 11, 2014 - 8:53pm
Diocese plans homeless center in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls plans to open a center for the homeless and the needy in South Dakota's largest city. The diocese is buying an empty warehouse for $750,000 and planning upgrades that will run the project past $1 million. The 19,600-square-foot...
February 11, 2014 - 6:07pm
January 21, 2014
Few homeless in SD, but many lack shelter
By Northern Plains News South Dakota is among the states with the fewest number of homeless citizens per 1,000 population — 1.31. But South Dakota is among the worst at sheltering homeless people, with 31 percent of homeless people without a place to stay. These numbers...
January 21, 2014 - 5:37pm