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Nominations for person of the year being sought
1 duck hunter found dead, 1 still missing in South Dakota
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump Person of the Year
Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
Veterans' Holiday Relief Drive taking place through Jan. 30
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Lila J. Steiber
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
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
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