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As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden
A great perennial with a bad name
The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'
Alleged robber shot at Minnesota cellphone store identified
A neo-Nazi's rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Sioux Falls team held hitless in LLWS opener
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Area prep football roundup: Jaguars race past Pirates
Chargers defeat No. 1 Winner to open season
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
Timothy Wayne Tilberg
Brian O. Sherman Berry
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
ROUNDS: Standing strong against foreign aggression
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
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