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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
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
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
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
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
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
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
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