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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Lori Jean Will
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 18, 2013
Real you vs. online you: What's the difference?
There's a moment in the "David After Dentist" YouTube video when David, overwhelmed, stares blankly forward and asks, "Is this real life?" and then "Is this going to be forever?" When it comes to the Internet, the answer is: probably, yes. I mention this because of Pax Dickinson,...
September 18, 2013 - 4:43pm
September 9, 2013
Auburn joins DSU as cyber operations center of excellence
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- The National Security Agency has designated Auburn University and three other schools as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations. The others are Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh; Mississippi State University; and the Air Force Institute...
September 9, 2013 - 9:28pm
August 30, 2013
Internet shines light on SD government
PIERRE -- Three state government offices made notable advances this summer in placing more information on the Internet for public viewing. The most recent came Friday. Production and ownership data for every known oil and gas well in South Dakota is now on the website for the Department...
August 30, 2013 - 9:37pm
August 7, 2013
Some wonder if Amazon CEO can ship online savvy to Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos is revered as one of the brightest minds in corporate America, but even he is still puzzling over how to reverse the financial slide threatening The Washington Post and other major U.S. newspapers.
August 7, 2013 - 7:58am
July 30, 2013
OPINION: Escaping digital histories
We just graduated from college. We've got thousands of pictures on Instagram, conversations on Gchat and status updates on Facebook to show for it -- a digital record of that long week, seemingly each fragment of thought and every step of the day we graduated. And we, like many...
July 30, 2013 - 7:56am
June 27, 2013
SD program awards $150k to boost Internet service
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota program has awarded more than $150,000 in technology grants to improve Internet service in 18 libraries, schools and other facilities across the state. The South Dakota Broadband Initiative uses federal money to make the grants. Jim Edman, who manages...
June 27, 2013 - 3:58pm
June 22, 2013
Digital DWU: Wesleyan to offer online degrees
Digital DWU, an entirely online educational experience, will become a reality at Dakota Wesleyan University this fall. The university will offer an online master of business administration beginning in August, and will continue the online bachelor of science degree for registered...
June 22, 2013 - 5:27pm
June 13, 2013
TRACY: Hanging out with the smart kids
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Intelligent Communities Forum in New York City.
June 13, 2013 - 10:12am
June 7, 2013
US agents tap servers of Web firms
WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, allowing investigators to examine e-mails, photos and other documents that can be used to track people and their contacts over time, The Washington...
June 7, 2013 - 7:11am
April 24, 2013
OUR VIEW: Support online taxes to level the playing field
Brick-and-mortar businesses face plenty of troubles lately. Main Street -- and by Main Street, we mean typical, traditional business -- has enough...
April 24, 2013 - 7:54am
February 27, 2013
Legislators differ on publishing public employee benefits in SD
PIERRE -- The Legislature may require the publication of the full package of benefits for each school, city or county employee. The amount for each person might be on the Internet rather than in the local newspaper. The local governments and schools already must publish...
February 27, 2013 - 7:02am
February 18, 2013
Grant gives schools, library better access to Internet
SALEM -- Two area schools and one public library received grants to improve technology. McCook Central School in Salem, Hanson School District in Alexandria and Gregory Public Library each received South Dakota Broadband Initiative grants last month. Each of them is a community...
February 18, 2013 - 5:44am
February 11, 2013
South Dakota park officials launching new campsite website
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota parks officials say they're putting the final touches on a new campsite reservation website. Parks and Recreation Director Doug Hofer says the new site will soon have all of the features that campers are used to. The website will also be adding a campsite...
February 11, 2013 - 6:43am
February 5, 2013
School janitor posts photos of American flag disrespected, fired
FORT PIERRE (AP) -- A Fort Pierre man says he was fired from his job as a school custodian after posting photos on Facebook showing a crumpled up American flag. Local media report that Cesar Zakahi was fired Monday from his job at Stanley County School District after he posted photos...
February 5, 2013 - 3:55pm
January 15, 2013
SD's standard tests to go online in '14
PIERRE -- State Department of Education officials are proceeding with a three-year plan to convert student achievement tests to an online format, using computers to replace paper and pencil. Some colony schools where church elders prohibit technology would be allowed to continue...
January 15, 2013 - 6:17am