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Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Barbara Bush honored by friends and family at private funeral in Houston
International inspectors enter Douma, site of alleged Syrian chemical attack
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Mitchell’s prom pair: Teachers mark 25 years of putting on the big dance
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
An unpredictable spring puts burden on early planting
Palm resigns as publisher of The Daily Republic
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place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
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ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Winner's Bice falls in Flyweight match
Timberwolves' Wiggins drawing few foul calls in playoffs
Kyle Busch makes it three in a row at Richmond
Wolves blow out Rockets in Game 3: Butler, Teague total 51 points
Cron homers twice as Snell, Rays dominate Twins
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
Donald W. Schimmel
Roger A. Sorensen
Thomas A. Thomson
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
OPINION: Grandpa games; Making memories with grandchildren
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
October 28, 2016
Hospitals may face bigger penalties for readmissions than deaths
(Reuters Health) - Medicare penalties are tied to fewer repeat hospitalizations for some common health problems, but a new study suggests current policy doesn’t encourage hospitals in the United States to focus on preventable deaths. Researchers examined nationwide data for both...
October 28, 2016 - 1:50pm
October 6, 2016
South Dakota Supreme Court weighs hospital fraud cases
ABERDEEN (AP) — Attorneys for two South Dakota hospitals and several doctors argue that hospitals shouldn't have to turn over documents related to doctor performance even when there's evidence they committed fraud against patients. The Argus Leader reported that the case under review...
October 6, 2016 - 10:41am
May 1, 2015
Estimate: About 9 percent of SD rural hospitals vulnerable
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A health care industry consulting firm says about 9 percent of rural hospitals in South Dakota are vulnerable to closure. The estimate comes from iVantage Health Analytics, a Maine-based firm that compiles a hospital strength index based on data about financial...
May 1, 2015 - 2:18pm
March 17, 2015
Burke hospital CEO takes Nebraska job
BURKE — The CEO of Community Memorial Hospital in Burke is leaving for the same job in Wayne, Neb. James "Jim" Frank was announced Monday as the new Providence Medical Center CEO, by the hospital's board of directors. He will take over the new job June 1. Frank has been the...
March 17, 2015 - 8:08pm
February 3, 2015
Dakotas' first ladies ask hospitals to reduce early delivers
PIERRE (AP) — The first ladies of the Dakotas are urging birthing hospitals in both states to help cut the number of early deliveries done for non-medical reasons. Linda Daugaard of South Dakota and Betsy Dalrymple of North Dakota say many hospitals already have developed or...
February 3, 2015 - 6:03pm
January 7, 2014
19 SD hospitals get grants
Nearly $230,000 to be split among 19 rural SD facilities.
January 7, 2014 - 5:21pm
April 26, 2013
BLOOMBERG: Tax-exempt hospitals should tend to health of communities
Consider the tax-exempt hospital. Traditionally, these hospitals have offered free or subsidized medical treatment for poor patients.
April 26, 2013 - 2:44pm
April 8, 2013
U of suspends donor talks amid Sanford hospital deal
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The University of Minnesota will suspend talks with donors linked to a proposal that would give a South Dakota-based...
April 8, 2013 - 10:28am
February 13, 2013
State awards $278,000 to 23 hospitals
PIERRE -- Twenty-three rural hospitals in South Dakota will receive a total of $278,037 in federal funding for projects to improve patient access, reduce medication errors, reduce hospital re-admissions and improve operations. The federal Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program...
February 13, 2013 - 6:58am
November 18, 2011
Area hospitals earn grants for projects
Fifteen rural hospitals in South Dakota will receive a total of $201,880 in grants for projects ranging from medication error reduction to telehealth. These area hospitals received funds: Platte Health Center Avera, $14,367, and Wagner Community Memorial Hospital, $22,000,...
November 18, 2011 - 11:21am
July 28, 2011
South Dakota Sens. Johnson, Thune sponsor bill to help rural hospitals
WASHINGTON -- Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune have co-sponsored legislation to extend a rural hospital mortgage insurance program that has already helped hospitals in 10 states, including South Dakota. The bill would provide a five-year extension to a program that allows rural...
July 28, 2011 - 6:50am