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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured in traffic stop
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
UPDATE: 5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
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
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
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
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
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
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
March 2, 2017
Legislators spar over raising handling fee for GF&P licenses
PIERRE — South Dakota businesses that sell licenses for the state Department of Game, Fish & Parks could raise their handling fees under...
March 2, 2017 - 6:56pm
October 11, 2016
Sprint to provide one million students with free internet, mobile devices
WASHINGTON—Wireless carrier Sprint Corp on Tuesday, Oct. 11, pledged to provide 1 million U.S. high school students with free mobile devices and internet access as part of a White House initiative to expand opportunities for lower income kids. Marcelo Claure, chief executive...
October 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service. On a vote of 75-20, the Senate gave final...
February 11, 2016 - 12:16pm
February 3, 2016
Facebook's 'teen dating' groups are every parent's nightmare come to life
Even before the page has fully loaded, the popular Facebook group "Teen Dating and Flirting" looks like a something straight out of some parental nightmare. It has the full teen trifecta -- sexting, cyberbullying and strangers -- in one unmoderated public forum that anyone, of any...
February 3, 2016 - 1:46pm
October 8, 2015
OPINION: Staying safe online
The Internet has become such an integral part of our daily lives that most of us take it for granted. It is where we go to read the news, pay our bills, socialize with others, do our shopping and conduct important business. Over the last 15 years, the number of Internet users has...
October 8, 2015 - 4:33pm
February 20, 2015
LETTER: Open letter to Sen. Thune
To the Editor: An open letter to Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., Is it true that you have authored unpublicized legislation intended to curtail free speech? The people of South Dakota stand very tall, so tall we proudly cast our diverse shadows across this great state, we operate proudly...
February 20, 2015 - 4:03pm
January 21, 2015
US Sen. Thune to head first Senate committee hearing
PIERRE (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune's first hearing as a committee chairman in the new Republican-controlled chamber will tackle the open Internet, or so-called "net neutrality." Wednesday's scheduled meeting of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will...
January 21, 2015 - 11:08am
January 14, 2015
Obama calls for faster Internet, paid sick leave
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — President Barack Obama on Wednesday continued his unveiling of new policy proposals ahead of next week's State of the Union address, calling for high-speed Internet service to be more widely available and less expensive across the nation. "Today, high-speed...
January 14, 2015 - 5:43pm
November 18, 2014
Fix rural broadband's leaky, creaky 'net
Moving just six miles from a small central Illinois farm town to an even smaller, rural enclave in 2005 took the lovely Catherine and me from...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
GUEBERT: Fix rural broadband's leaky, creaky 'net
Moving just six miles from a small central Illinois farm town to an even smaller, rural enclave in 2005 took the lovely Catherine and me from a drafty, big house on a leafy, wide street to a tighter, smaller house in a leafy, wide woods. Fabulous. On the flip side, however, somewhere...
November 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
November 17, 2014
South Dakota company offers faster Internet access
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A South Dakota based-communications company plans to provide faster Internet access to customers in the Dakotas and Minnesota. KFGO radio reports that Sioux Falls-based Midcontinent Communications wants to make gigabit speeds available for more than 650,000...
November 17, 2014 - 10:18pm
October 8, 2014
University centers struggle for students while online courses grow in popularity
ABERDEEN -- South Dakota's public university centers aren't drawing students as well as hoped when they were built in Sioux Falls, Pierre and Rapid City. But Internet courses and other distance education classes offered by the six traditional state universities set records again...
October 8, 2014 - 9:17pm
September 29, 2014
South Dakota sex offender arrested for child porn
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A convicted sex offender has been arrested in South Dakota on one count of possession of child pornography. The Argus Leader reports 40-year-old Mario Castaneda Jr. was arrested after officers followed a lead from a Rapid City internet detective. Deputy...
September 29, 2014 - 4:58pm
August 28, 2014
Janklow Papers collection to be posted online
VERMILLION (AP) — A collection of records spanning the political career of former Gov. Bill Janklow will be made public via the Internet later this year, the University of South Dakota announced. The Janklow Papers collection includes almost 500 boxes of government records...
August 28, 2014 - 10:30pm
August 3, 2014
State to test telehealth drug, alcohol treatment
Judges have often told state officials that treatment centers are too far from some rural parts of the state, leaving drug and alcohol abusers without help.
August 3, 2014 - 11:29pm