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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
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
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
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
May 18, 2016
SD delegation not happy withnew OT mandate
South Dakota's congressional delegates strongly oppose a new mandate to double the salary threshold for which employees qualify for overtime pay, unveiled Wednesday. The Department of Labor released the final ruling on the qualifications for overtime pay. Currently, full-time salaried...
May 18, 2016 - 5:59pm
May 11, 2016
Sioux Falls student wins Congressional Art Competition in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The artwork of a Sioux Falls high school student will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol after winning a national contest. U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem says the painting by student William Drzycimski was selected as South Dakota's winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition....
May 11, 2016 - 12:18pm
May 4, 2016
After Cruz, Kasich suspend campaigns, Noem, Rounds offer Trump support
Donald Trump is all that remains of the Republican field of presidential candidates, and he seems to have the support of at least two South Dakota legislators. With Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz suspending their campaigns for the GOP nomination, Rep. Kristi Noem and...
May 4, 2016 - 5:43pm
April 21, 2016
OUR VIEW: Latest EB-5 woes show SD delegates didn't act fast enough
The problems with the EB-5 program are growing, which is why national reforms to the program are needed. South Dakotans know EB-5 as that awkward term associated with the October 2013 death of Richard Benda, who was the economic development secretary when he signed a contract with...
April 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
April 15, 2016
Rep. Noem raises about $280K in 1 quarter, has $1.6M on hand
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, who is up for re-election this year, raised about $280,000 for her campaign during the first three months of 2016. The Federal Election Commission report for Noem shows the Republican spent almost $128,800 during the quarter ending March...
April 15, 2016 - 6:09pm
OPINION: The bucket of prosperity
This statement from Winston Churchill is a very appropriate reminder as we approach April 15, Tax Day: "Can a people tax themselves into prosperity?...
April 15, 2016 - 12:24pm
April 1, 2016
Mary Hart: If you do it, you'll get through it
SIOUX FALLS—Once a South Dakotan, always a South Dakotan. Mary Hart may be just as familiar with the red carpet as any Hollywood star,...
April 1, 2016 - 10:28am
Noem: Say yes to opportunities
SIOUX FALLS — Just say yes. That was U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem's message to women Thursday during her inaugural Women of Influence Conference...
April 1, 2016 - 10:15am
March 31, 2016
OPINION: A few good women
It was 1942—less than a year after Pearl Harbor and months after America officially entered World War II. Tens of thousands of men had...
March 31, 2016 - 12:06pm
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 24, 2016
OPINION: Re-connecting with our roots
Earlier this month, people around the country celebrated National Agriculture Day. In South Dakota, our lives and livelihoods are deeply tied...
March 24, 2016 - 4:52pm
March 18, 2016
OPINION: The poverty problem
The poverty problem in our country — in our own state — breaks my heart. It's more than a lack of cash flow. It's a deficiency of opportunity, of hope. It's a seemingly inescapable reality for many that is time and again passed down from generation to generation. And...
March 18, 2016 - 10:29am
Students get chance to send art to Washington
PIERRE—The competition that puts the artwork of South Dakota students in the nation's Capital is coming up, and U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., in cooperation with the South Dakota Arts Council, is now accepting entries. Each spring, a nationwide high school arts competition...
March 18, 2016 - 10:21am
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: Don't forget states created the federal government
Washington often forgets a reality President Reagan so succinctly explained: "[T]he Federal Government did not create the States; the States created the Federal Government." One of my primary objectives as South Dakota's sole member of the House of Representatives is to reduce the...
February 27, 2016 - 10:29am