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Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Mellette school is 2nd in state to approve armed staffers
California AG bans state travel to South Dakota, 3 other states
'Maybe it's time': actor Johnny Depp jokes about a Trump assassination
Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
LETTER: Bill to help pollinators should have passed
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Amateur baseball roundup: Bankers power past Nationals
Staying in front of the ball: Post 18 infielders leading strong defense
Traxler: Travels brings sports shortlist into focus
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
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
Barry Dean Grabenstein
Paul J. Mertz
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
LETTER: Bill to help pollinators should have passed
LETTER: This world is full of hate
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
LETTER: Believe we can with ethanol
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
March 9, 2014
1986: Watershed election for South Dakota
Mid-decade campaigns set up Democrats for Capitol Hill careers, created rift in GOP
March 9, 2014 - 11:39am
1980s politics: The players
Tom Daschle In 1980, the 32-year-old Democrat had won re-election to a second term in the U.S. House, representing eastern South Dakota. Republican Clint Roberts represented Western South Dakota in his first term. In 1982, those two would run against each other after district...
March 9, 2014 - 11:17am
May 31, 2012
LAWRENCE: Abdnor knew how to take a joke -- even one on him
When people talk about Jim Abdnor, they don't bring up a long list of legislative accomplishments, or recall a stirring speech he gave during his more than 30 years in politics and government. They talk about the man, the humble guy from Kennebec who rose to the U.S. Senate....
May 31, 2012 - 8:33am
May 19, 2012
WOSTER: Abdnor learned lesson from 1970 defeat -- and he never forgot it
I don't know if Jim Abdnor had ever lost before 1970. Oh, sure, in sports, maybe -- basketball games, a baseball game or two, maybe football...
May 19, 2012 - 9:37am
May 18, 2012
ANALYSIS: Jim Abdnor: South Dakota's model of public service and a life well lived
KENNEBEC -- Jim Abdnor's family home still sits on a corner lot a few blocks east of Main Street in Kennebec, population 240, where the only...
May 18, 2012 - 7:37am
May 17, 2012
Flags at half-staff Saturday in Abdnor's memory
PIERRE (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff on Saturday in honor of former U.S. Sen. Jim Abdnor. Abdnor died Wednesday at age 89. His funeral is Saturday at Lutheran Memorial Church in Pierre. Daugaard's request is that flags...
May 17, 2012 - 10:23am
Abdnor services scheduled in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Kennebec
Jim Abdnor toured South Dakota relentlessly during and after his career in politics. So it's appropriate that his funeral services will be held at three locations in the state. There will be a visitation with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, with a prayer service...
May 17, 2012 - 7:27am
Abdnor hailed as humble servant
Jim Abdnor had a way with words. Which is odd, since he never made a big, important speech. None of his words are likely to be carved in stone somewhere. He wasn't known for making grand statements that moved the masses. In addition, he had a slight speech impediment that...
May 17, 2012 - 7:23am
May 16, 2012
Jim Abdnor, former congressman and senator, dies at 89
Jim Abdnor had a way with words. Which is odd, since he never made a big, important speech. None of his words are likely to be carved in stone...
May 16, 2012 - 12:20pm
May 13, 2012
MERCER: Abdnor a politican who toppled giants
Why hasn't Jim Abdnor received the respect he would seem to have deserved? He was only the biggest political giant killer during the past half-century. He...
May 13, 2012 - 8:56pm
May 9, 2012
Former Sen. Jim Abdnor moved to hospice care
Jim Abdnor, the soft-spoken Kennebec farmer who rose to the heights of power in Washington, D.C., is gravely ill and has been moved to hospice...
May 9, 2012 - 6:56am
June 26, 2010
City manager debate isn't new; Robbie-led plan was rejected in '48
The current discussion about altering Mitchell's form of government is nothing new. A spirited local debate on the concept was held in early...
June 26, 2010 - 12:05am