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President Trump's trade war threatens US newspaper industry
Trump answers critics of family separation policy with Americans 'permanently separated' from family by illegal immigrants
US returns 7-year-old Guatemalan boy taken from his mother at border
President Trump officially declares North Korea still a threat, despite his claim after historic summit
Ethan man charged with fourth-degree rape
Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
Branding, ‘a neat tradition’: Mathews-Allen Ranch near Draper works 1,200 calves in two days
From her heart to 4-H: Meet Davison and Hanson County’s new 4-H adviser, Colorado native Olivia Klinzmann
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
place a business brief
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
Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
WORLD CUP ROUNDUP: Switzerland, Brazil secure wins with late goals
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Schuster rink, Diggins up for ESPY Awards
Mitchell junior Legion drops first game of Post 22 tournament
Amateur baseball roundup: Horned Frogs hold off Mudcats
The versatile swimmer: MAC's Swanson wants more than state titles
Audrey Jane (Bosworth) Sonne
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
OUR VIEW: Council needs to be bold, act on the lake
On the road: Ireland's farms, food, and future
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
OPINION: The best family reunion pastime
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
Ominous warning came days before Florida woman was killed by a 12-foot alligator
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
The Rev. Dr. Howard and Barbara Hart
June 2, 2018
Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now
On the internet, the devil's in the defaults. You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven't even...
June 2, 2018 - 12:52pm
May 16, 2018
Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules
The Senate approved a resolution Wednesday that aims to undo a sweeping act of deregulation undertaken last year by the Federal Communications...
May 16, 2018 - 4:20pm
April 29, 2018
Angry online: The Internet can be a mean, angry place. Here’s why
GRAND FORKS — The internet can be a strange place. For a world with no physical substance, seemingly populated entirely by cat videos,...
April 29, 2018 - 10:00pm
February 8, 2018
Internet scammers are terrible, and this troll is their nightmare
In a call center, somewhere on Earth, a telephone rang. John picked up. On the other end of the line was a man who spoke in a preposterously...
February 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
November 7, 2017
Internet companies drop opposition to bill targeting online sex trafficking
WASHINGTON - When Congress launched an effort in August to enable prosecution of online sex trafficking by amending the Communications Decency...
November 7, 2017 - 9:24am
October 15, 2017
Kudos to companies that make technology work for rural life
When I left for college, it was with the knowledge that my parents were only a phone call away. I was going 410 miles from home, a ridiculous...
October 15, 2017 - 4:52pm
September 9, 2017
Faster broadband headed to Avon
AVON — The opportunity for faster internet is buffering in Avon. Originally expected to be completed by Sept. 1, a project to bring faster...
September 9, 2017 - 9:15am
July 24, 2017
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Here's a switch: Your local cable company may soon be offering you a cable TV bundle from Sony -- which markets its PlayStation Vue service as...
July 24, 2017 - 2:32pm
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...
July 24, 2017 - 10:48am
July 11, 2017
Microsoft vows to bring broadband to millions of rural Americans
WASHINGTON - Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an initiative to bring high-speed internet to millions of rural Americans through unused television...
July 11, 2017 - 4:01pm
Google, Facebook join protest of net neutrality rollback
How many online activists does it take to save Silicon Valley's favorite Obama-era regulation? Organizers of an online protest aimed at derailing a Republican plan to roll back net neutrality rules are hoping the magic number is 70,000. That's the number of sites and organizations...
July 11, 2017 - 7:59am
June 26, 2017
Agri-Pulse: Rural America and the need for speed
Most of us who live or have lived in rural America understand that the pace is usually a little slower and the cost of living is much less expensive...
June 26, 2017 - 7:09am
June 14, 2017
OPINION: Sorting through the technological trash
Years ago, in the Dark Ages of the internet, I became one of the last people I knew to have an email account. As a working newspaper reporter,...
June 14, 2017 - 8:04am
June 12, 2017
Finding health advice on the internet? Listen, but be skeptical.
Five years ago, against practically anyone’s better judgment, I knowingly abandoned any semblance of medical evidence to follow the bizarre-sounding...
June 12, 2017 - 9:53am
April 27, 2017
DCI agent warns MHS students of sexting, bullying, online predators
Anyone can be a victim of abuse online, even in small-town South Dakota. That's one of the messages Special Agent Toby Russell gave to the students...
April 27, 2017 - 4:56pm