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Katie Arrington, GOP lawmaker who defeated Sanford, seriously injured in car accident
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More Mitchell School District employees could get state retirement
Cracking down on underage alcohol sales
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Breaking down the myths of phone repair and battery life
Molson Coors latest beermaker to consider adding buds to suds
Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
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House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
'Ideal shape for a great winter wheat crop'
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
Rangers blitz Twins for 6th win in row
Wild draft young Swedish defenseman Filip Johansson with No. 24 overall pick
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Oliver "Ollie" Hanten
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Silent auction opens gateway for giving
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Becoming dog -- a work in progress
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Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
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April 6, 2015
South Dakota's infant mortality rate improves for 2nd year
PIERRE – South Dakota’s campaign to reduce infant mortality showed positive results again during 2014, state Department of Health officials said Monday. A closer look at the statistics showed improvements for white and American Indian mothers although a wide gap remained....
April 6, 2015 - 5:31pm
October 29, 2014
SD infant mortality rate dips back toward lows
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — First lady Linda Daugaard says South Dakota's infant mortality rate dipped between 2012 and 2013, settling back to near historic lows. The 2012 mortality rate was 8.6 deaths per 1,000 live births, while 2013's was 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. That's...
October 29, 2014 - 7:52am
September 30, 2014
South Dakota's infant mortality rate drops in 2013
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's infant mortality rate dropped last year but there were more deaths attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The state Health Department says there were 80 infant deaths in 2013, for a rate of 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. That was down significantly...
September 30, 2014 - 5:21pm
September 13, 2013
SIDS down in SD in 2012, infant mortality still up
PIERRE (AP) — The number of deaths in South Dakota attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome was at its lowest level ever in 2012, but the state's infant mortality rate still rose, according to a state report released Friday. The state Health Department reported that the six...
September 13, 2013 - 3:06pm
January 17, 2013
First lady's task force sees progress in effort to cut infant deaths
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota task force reports that progress has been made in carrying out a program aimed at reducing the number of infants who die each year. First lady Linda Daugaard, who chaired the task force, says it will take a sustained effort over time to reduce South...
January 17, 2013 - 12:25pm
April 19, 2012
New report shows increase in SD's infant mortality
The South Dakota Department of Health's Office of Health Statistics released its 2010 Vital Statistics report Wednesday, and it included some alarming stats that the state is already attempting to remedy. The infant mortality rate increased from 6.71 deaths per 1,000 births in...
April 19, 2012 - 7:01am
January 24, 2012
SD first lady talks about infant mortality study
PIERRE (AP) -- First Lady Linda Daugaard is meeting with South Dakota lawmakers to discuss a task force report on infant mortality in the state. The...
January 24, 2012 - 8:50am
January 21, 2012
State's first lady drives infant mortality group
PIERRE -- When Linda Daugaard speaks, Gov. Dennis Daugaard listens. That's especially true on infant mortality, an issue the governor made such...
January 21, 2012 - 10:01am
May 16, 2011
Governor Appoints Task Force on Infant Mortality, First Lady to Chair
PIERRE - Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a task force of medical and health professionals to study the state's infant mortality rate and how to reduce it. First Lady Linda Daugaard will chair the group. "While South Dakota's infant mortality rate saw dramatic improvements from...
May 16, 2011 - 11:32am