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BANDA: Recipes have deep roots for deep traditions
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
ADs to consider basketball, volleyball postseason plans this week
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
December 5, 2011
MERCER: A man of ambition, and of perturbation about a predecessor
PIERRE -- Jason Gant reaches the ripe age of 35 on Dec. 18. He is a curious case of a young man in a hurry. Ten years ago he ran for Sioux Falls...
December 5, 2011 - 12:43am
November 30, 2011
Voting-centers concept gains another step toward SD usage
PIERRE -- The state Board of Elections adopted rule changes Tuesday intended to help advance Secretary of State Jason Gant's agenda to make voting...
November 30, 2011 - 7:00am
November 23, 2011
SD unveils new campaign finance website
RAPID CITY (AP) -- South Dakota is getting a new website that the secretary of state says will make it easier to monitor money in state elections. The site at http://www.sdsos.gov will become live on Dec. 1. Once candidates begin filing campaign finance reports on Feb. 1, the public...
November 23, 2011 - 10:42am
November 2, 2011
ACLU, secretary of state to meet on felon voting rights
The American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota and South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant plan to meet soon to discuss the voting rights of convicted felons. ACLU-South Dakota issued a press release Monday alleging Gant's office was wrongly informing some residents with felony...
November 2, 2011 - 12:32am
August 25, 2011
OUR VIEW: Consider making the secretary of state office less political
Secretary of State Jason Gant is accused of politicizing his office, crossing an imaginary line and allowing partisanship to sneak into the usually...
August 25, 2011 - 8:38am
August 24, 2011
Dems claim Gant brings partisanship to elections office
When South Dakota's new secretary of state hired a Republican blogger and wrote letters of thanks to lawmakers who helped get bills passed, he crossed a line into partisanship, the South Dakota Democratic Party believes. "Gant first politicized the office when he hired a prominent...
August 24, 2011 - 5:43am
New Secretary of State Gant off to fast start in Pierre
Jason Gant is doing his best to ensure that when his critics take aim, they will not be able to use the well-worn political derision "caretaker."...
August 24, 2011 - 5:38am
March 14, 2011
S.D. Secretary of State Gant warns donors to 'Check out the Charity' before you write the check
South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says people who are thinking about donating money in the wake of the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan should first "check out the charity," and make sure that they are reputable and registered to do business in South Dakota. "Our office...
March 14, 2011 - 11:59am
February 9, 2011
Secretary of state to add social media for voter education
South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant announced recently that his office's communications will add Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media tools as part of an effort to enhance voter education and to inform people of the mission of the secretary of state. "Since...
February 9, 2011 - 11:16am
November 26, 2010
New leader starts, 2 top staff depart secretary of state office
PIERRE -- Two top members of Secretary of State Chris Nelson's staff won't be staying when his successor takes office in January. Deputy Secretary Teresa Bray and state Elections Supervisor Kea Warne said Wednesday they have informed Secretary of State-elect Jason Gant about...
November 26, 2010 - 10:46am
August 28, 2010
Secretary of state candidates clash over endorsement
Democrat Secretary of State candidate Ben Nesselhuf, of Vermillion, fended off verbal jabs from candidate Jason Gant, R-Sioux Falls, at Saturday's...
August 28, 2010 - 3:28pm
August 27, 2010
Palace debates schedule finalized
Two candidates for South Dakota secretary of state and a front-burner controversy about statewide smoking have been added to a debate this weekend sponsored by The Daily Republic. The Daily Republic-Corn Palace Festival Debate originally was to include gubernatorial candidates...
August 27, 2010 - 8:05am
August 26, 2010
Secretary of state candidates to debate in Mitchell
Two candidates running for South Dakota secretary of state have committed to debate at a Daily Republic-sponsored event this weekend in Mitchell. Jason Gant, a Republican, and Democrat Ben Nesselhuf were contacted Thursday and accepted invitations to attend The Daily Republic-Corn...
August 26, 2010 - 2:03pm
July 15, 2010
Nesselhuf hits doorsteps, proposes development role
Ben Nesselhuf said he's more than just a man driving the bright red "Benmobile." Nesselhuf, 34, is the Democratic candidate for South Dakota...
July 15, 2010 - 12:05am