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U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
Schopp says no missing money came from GEAR UP program
Free hot dogs for a year!
Aquatic center waterslide plan stays afloat
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Vermillion ends Royals’ run with late-night shutout
After long rain delay, Spearfish ends M/M’s season
Pitch-count rule looms large at Legion tourneys
Bergeson places 28th in trapshooting at NHSFR
Mitchell tennis claims two titles
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Agnes F. Schelske
Sheri Podhradsky Camfield
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
July 24, 2017
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
PIERRE — There was a time in South Dakota when the Legislature's committees met behind closed doors. Your presence depended upon whether...
19 hours 33 min ago
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