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Photos of the month: June
Former head Parkston coach charged withembezzling $9K from team
Huron, Parkston Guard units ready to deploy to Kuwait for 9 months
Becoming the 'ultimate innovative university'
Man arrested after leaving baby on roadside
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Warm, windy conditions affect condition of some crops
Company looks to expand egg farm plan, use cage-free barns
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both down in South Dakota
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 6 percent
South Dakota cattle on feed up 9 percent from last year
From tee to green in style at Wild Oak
Q&A: Aadland eager to increase participation, strengthen Kernel programs
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors take out Mad Dogs
Krolikowski adds scholarship offer from Coyotes
Legion roundup: Tabor routs Menno, 18-0
Mitchell man to celebrate his 80th
Sojourner's Bridge Club holds June 13 meeting
Wonder Workers take June 13 'Skip Day'
Mitchell Area Garden Club holds June 14 meeting
DAV Auxiliary holds June 13 meeting
Verlyn D. Baker
Pamela Hohn Brandriet
Remember the reason for Fourth of July holiday
'Wood' coming home be great? Yes, says DeKruif
South Dakota's priorities take center stage
"It doesn't matter. It's public record"
OUR VIEW: Focus on your goals, mayor
One big catch, a second state record: Manning shoots state record smallmouth buffalo
OPINION: Predator hunters and their competitive events
Wiltz: A bucket list and catching an afflicted fish
Wiltz: The why to when and where we hunt
The good and bad that can get ugly
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...
News / state
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.
News / nation
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...
News / state
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...
News / local
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.
opinion / local
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...
opinion / editorials
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...
News / state
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...
outdoors / state
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...
News / state
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...
News / state
January 15, 2013 - 6:17am
President signs directive to combat cyberattacks
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has signed a secret directive that effectively enables the military to act more aggressively to thwart cyberattacks...
November 15, 2012 - 5:59am
November 5, 2012
SD candidates take to Twitter to drum up support
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Candidates gracing the South Dakota ballot are taking to the social networking site Twitter to get people pumped up for the polls. Republican Rep. Kristi Noem is among the most prolific Monday, posting web links for polling locations and photos of her working...
November 5, 2012 - 5:38pm