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22-year-old DWU student enters council race
City offices closed, City Council meeting postponed in observance of Presidents' Day
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
SpaceX rocket is launched from historic NASA pad in Florida
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Marlin boys fall to Pierre
Tiger baseball team goes 1-3 against Tabor College
Mitchell Ravens win U12 title at Wesleyan Classic
Area high school boys basketball roundup: Friesz scores 30 as Chamberlain outlasts Aberdeen Roncalli in OT
Jackrabbit women topple Fort Wayne
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Florence Irene Moke
Robert Lee Sunderman
Robert Fritz Wegehaupt
Mary Jean Nelson
Charyl E. Saunier
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Don't elect climate deniers
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
March 28, 2016
OPINION: A basketball state of mind
Second by second, time ticks off the clock as the senior point guard, knowing his team is about to clinch a spot in the pinnacle of all tournaments — NCAA's March Madness — dribbles the ball past half court. As the buzzer rings, his teammates rush the court, and the team's...
March 28, 2016 - 8:21pm
March 25, 2016
Thune, Noem file for re-election
Sen. John Thune has filed for re-election for U.S. Senate. South Dakota's Republican senior senator has served in Congress since 1997 when he was elected to succeed Tim Johnson in the House of Representatives. The 55-year-old Murdo native served in the House until January 2003, shortly...
March 25, 2016 - 4:29pm
March 18, 2016
OPINION: Making air travel a little less stressful
This won't come as any surprise to most South Dakotans, but flying to and from rural America can be a challenging and oftentimes frustrating experience. Even on the best flying days, travelers often face fewer options at smaller airports. Add the seasonal threats of inclement weather...
March 18, 2016 - 10:18am
March 16, 2016
Rounds, Noem, Thune react to Obama's Supreme Court nominee
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama issued his nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. South Dakota's three Congressional delegates issued statements about the nomination. Sen. Mike Rounds
March 16, 2016 - 5:23pm
February 27, 2016
OPINION: Bringing the 5G network one step closer to reality
Do you remember Gordon Gekko, the character portrayed by Michael Douglas in the iconic 1987 movie "Wall Street"? If you do, you might also remember scenes in which Douglas' character makes phone calls from his state-of-the-art Motorola, which had Americans wondering what it must be...
February 27, 2016 - 10:03am
February 24, 2016
SD delegation opposes plan to close Guantanamo detention facility
South Dakota's congressional delegation was quick to criticize President Barack Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. On Tuesday morning, Obama unveiled the proposal to close the U.S. military prison housing 91 detainees in a final attempt to urge a Republican-led...
February 24, 2016 - 10:22am
February 18, 2016
Obama budget proposes crop insurance cuts
President Barack Obama's 2017 budget could have big implications for both farmers and taxpayers in South Dakota. The budget proposes reforms to crop insurance programs in an attempt to slash $18 billion from the U.S. Department of Agriculture budget over the next 10 years. A USDA...
February 18, 2016 - 5:19pm
February 16, 2016
OPINION: Accountability matters
My goal as an elected member of Congress is to deliver to you the most efficient, effective, and accountable federal government possible. Accountability is a hallmark of our democracy, and without it, the American people would rightfully lose faith in their elected representatives...
February 16, 2016 - 12:10am
February 12, 2016
Thune calls for more accountability from IHS
ROSEBUD—The Rosebud Indian Health Service Hospital is in declining condition, and Sen. John Thune is working toward a cure. Thune took...
February 12, 2016 - 9:59pm
February 5, 2016
OPINION: The importance of staying connected with you
Representing the state of South Dakota in the U.S. Senate is one of the greatest honors of my life, but it wouldn't mean anything without you: the dedicated and hardworking people who call South Dakota home.
February 5, 2016 - 6:15pm
February 4, 2016
Indian Health Service inspection reports 'Beyond comprehension'
The Indian Health Service is in a "state of emergency." That's according to Rep. Kristi Noem, who joined Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds in putting the spotlight on the subpar IHS care in the Great Plains. "The health care crisis within Indian Health Service needs to be resolved,"...
February 4, 2016 - 10:34am
February 3, 2016
Rounds could join Noem in support of Marco Rubio, Thune remains undecided
Presidential endorsements from the South Dakota Congressional delegation stood pat following the Iowa Caucus, but that could soon change. With Sen. Mike Rounds' top choice, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, dropping out of the race for the GOP nomination on Monday, Rounds is considering...
February 3, 2016 - 6:18pm
December 9, 2015
OPINION: The fight to repeal Obamacare
Before it became law, Republicans in Congress warned of the damage the so-called Affordable Care Act would cause and the burdens the American...
December 9, 2015 - 2:53pm
OPINION: Keeping America's trains moving
With limited options to efficiently ship materials such as fertilizer, ethanol, or corn and soybeans, railroads play an absolutely critical link...
November 9, 2015 - 11:38pm
November 6, 2015
UPDATE: South Dakota reacts to rejection of Keystone XL pipeline
President Barack Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline was met with mixed reaction from South Dakotans, but one Draper landowner...
November 6, 2015 - 1:50pm