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9 challengers seek Standing Rock chairman's seat
Man who shot, wounded officer while on 6-day meth binge gets 20 years
Walmart to ban woman who told customer to 'go back to Mexico,' called another the n-word
‘I didn’t want to shoot her in the head...just…scare her,’ ex-husband testifies
'Mom, I gotta go, there's a gunshot': Dealing with my daughter's job as a police officer
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Twins tighten grip on first place, sweep Orioles
Amateur roundup: Mudcats pick up 3-0 win over Brewers
Huskies' Randall takes medalist honors at Region 3B
Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Lila G. Anderson
Shane M. Klay
Rudolph Severt Johnson
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
May 16, 2014
SD lawmakers to study funding for roads and bridges
Sen. Mike Vehle is behind the Legislature's effort to better plan for the state's future transportation needs. Vehle, a Mitchell Republican, proposed and will chair a summer study on short- and long-term funding for roads and bridges.
May 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
May 9, 2014
Auditoriums in the Eastern South Dakota Conference
The following list includes the year the auditorium was built or last renovated and the number of seats for each of the schools in the Eastern South Dakota Conference. Year Seats Aberdeen 2004 720 Brandon Valley 1999 800 Brookings ...
May 9, 2014 - 8:20pm
Vehle to chair study legislative panel on highways
PIERRE -- Two experienced lawmakers will lead the interim committees this summer. The Legislature's Executive Board selected Sen. Mike Vehle as chairman for the 15-member committee that will analyze South Dakota's highway needs and financing. Part of the highway panel's work...
May 9, 2014 - 7:19pm
April 23, 2014
SD board OKs studies on roads, wine distribution
Of the 19 possible studies presented to the Legislature's Executive Board, the proposal by Sen. Mike Vehle to look at the needs and financing for roads and bridges was the top one ranked by legislators.
April 23, 2014 - 6:10pm
April 16, 2014
Bridge replacement on Bon Homme County Highway 2
SCOTLAND -- Work to replace a bridge on Highway 2 in Bon Homme County is scheduled to begin April 21, according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation. Dakota Contracting Corp., of Sioux Falls, will begin work to replace the current bridge, located three miles west of...
April 16, 2014 - 7:05am
April 15, 2014
AT&T invests nearly $120M to enhance local networks in SD
PIERRE — AT&T says it has invested nearly $120 million in its wireless and wired networks in South Dakota from 2010 through 2013. The telecom announced Tuesday it has conducted projects that enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for its South Dakota residential...
April 15, 2014 - 7:23pm
Bridge work to begin on Highway 37 north of Mitchell
Rehabilitation work on two bridges located about one mile north of Mitchell on Highway 37 will begin on Thursday, the South Dakota Department of Transportation said. The project includes replacing the bridge railing and the guardrail on both ends of the structures in both the...
April 15, 2014 - 6:17am
April 12, 2014
Bridge replacement set on Bon Homme County Highway 2
SCOTLAND — Work to replace a bridge on Highway 2 in Bon Homme County is scheduled to begin April 21, according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation. Dakota Contracting Corp., of Sioux Falls, will begin work to replace the current bridge, located three miles west...
April 12, 2014 - 8:58pm
March 20, 2014
Railroad refurbishing project rolls forward
CHAMBERLAIN -- The Mitchell Rapid City Rail Authority agreed Thursday to support a plan that accepts a $3.5 million loan from the state to refurbish...
March 20, 2014 - 10:13pm
March 13, 2014
West End Bridge getting rebuilt
A 75-year-old bridge on the far west side of Lake Mitchell will be torn down this summer and rebuilt in nearly a year-long process estimated...
March 13, 2014 - 11:30pm
Parties split on changes to Building SD fund
PIERRE (AP) — A special committee in the South Dakota Legislature has passed changes to Building South Dakota's funding formula with Republican support only. The committee included leaders from both chambers. Building South Dakota was established last year to boost the economy...
March 13, 2014 - 3:55pm
March 12, 2014
Legislature gives money to railroad rehab project from Chamberlain west
PIERRE — A $7.2 million appropriation to help rehabilitate the stretch of state-owned railroad line from Chamberlain to Lyman, including the bridge over the Missouri River, won final approval legislative approval Wednesday. The House of Representatives voted 65-4 for the package....
March 12, 2014 - 10:05pm
February 11, 2014
Meeting to discuss I-90 interchange alternatives in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City residents are invited to a Wednesday meeting to discuss replacement alternatives for the interchange at Interstate 90 and La Crosse Street. The South Dakota Department of Transportation open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ramada Inn is in collaboration...
February 11, 2014 - 6:21pm
January 30, 2014
VEHLE: State highways and bridges OK; local areas are not
This is the end of week two in the South Dakota Legislature. Bills are starting to be heard in committees, and probably the most contentious bills to be heard on the Senate floor so far were the three bills on Common Core introduced by Sen. Ernie Otten, R-Tea. I supported all three...
January 30, 2014 - 7:31am
SD House OKs plan for $1.2M on rail bridge at Oacoma-Chamberlain
PIERRE — A passing train sounded its horn near the Capitol Wednesday afternoon, just as the state House of Representatives began discussing repair of the railroad bridge over the Missouri River between Chamberlain and Oacoma. “Perfect timing,” House Speaker Brian Gosch said. House...
January 30, 2014 - 6:14am