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Suspect arrested in storage unit fire in Sioux Falls
Legion Lake improvements to bring better access, fishing
After failing in Pierre, redistricting forces turn to ballot
Board approves money for 6 South Dakota solid waste projects
Office seeks public comment on historic preservation needs
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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