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'Fox & Friends' anchor named State Department spokesperson
Park drowning victim is university student from Nepal
Family of South Dakota man run over by train sues railway
1 hospitalized, another arrested in residential fire
Chickens may be allowed in South Dakota city
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
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
Tiger softball team swept at Midland
DEAL: Mike Miller Classic alums dot prep, college basketball scene
DWU finishes 1-3 on GPAC road trip
Aberdeen Roncalli's Neuendorf selected at MHS boys basketball coach
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
Mary Freidel Mimmack
Harold Theodore Tiede
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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