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FBI, police investigate why someone registered at least 19 dead Virginians to vote
House panel lambasts Wells Fargo boss over phantom accounts
Pine Ridge grandmother pleads not guilty in grandson's death
Woman sentenced for accessory role in Sioux Falls homicide
Forest chief opposes land swap for new South Dakota park
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
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
February 22, 2016
OPINION: Innovation over regulation
Just when many of us were starting to feel the relief of lower gas prices, President Barack Obama put forward a plan to increase the price at...
February 22, 2016 - 11:17am
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
Rep. Kristi Noem set to address lawmakers at state Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is set to speak to lawmakers at the South Dakota state Capitol in Pierre. Noem is scheduled to address the state House and Senate on Tuesday. The Republican congresswoman is also set to present Jeanne Kelley with the Silver Congressional Award...
February 16, 2016 - 11:44am
February 12, 2016
OPINION: Raising standards, saving lives
It's hard to believe that today there are medical facilities in South Dakota where staff are washing surgical instruments by hand because the sterilization machine has been broken for six months — where no infection control measures were taken for a patient with a history of...
February 12, 2016 - 7:49pm
February 4, 2016
OPINION: Beyond the game
For potentially thousands of young women, the Super Bowl is anything but a game. It’s another opening for exploitation. In recent years,...
February 4, 2016 - 5:08pm
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
January 17, 2016
LETTER: Read the paper, know how your politicians are voting
To the Editor: It is apparent to me that Jerry Rubendall doesn't read the paper as faithfully as I do. It should be apparent to the voters in South Dakota that this 2016 is a year to vote for a representative again. All of a sudden she is concerned about the Indians in the state....
January 17, 2016 - 2:24pm
LETTER: Noem has track record of promoting ethanol
To the Editor: I write today in response to a recent letter submitted by Virginia Muirhead of Chamberlain. In this letter, Ms. Muirhead claims Rep. Kristi Noem has failed to stand up for ethanol and the renewable fuels industry. That statement couldn't be further from the truth. Since...
January 17, 2016 - 2:24pm
January 13, 2016
South Dakota congressional delegation reacts to Obama speech
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Members of South Dakota's all-Republican congressional delegation say President Barack Obama needs to focus more on solving the nation's problems. Obama gave his final State of the Union speech Tuesday night, using it to summon an affirmative vision of his administration...
January 13, 2016 - 1:07pm
December 26, 2015
LETTER: Noem working to help ethanol
To the Editor: In response to Virginia Muirhead's claim that U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is for big oil and not ethanol, I say nonsense. To claim that Rep. Noem voted in favor of cutting ethanol production and usage is blatantly false. She has consistently been a champion for the agriculture...
December 26, 2015 - 9:13am
December 16, 2015
OPINION: Remember SD's overseas veterans this holiday season
From the time that I was a little girl, Bing Crosby's "I'll Be Home For Christmas" has been one of my favorite Christmas songs. I remember singing along with it while it played on the radio, and I admit that I didn't grasp the song's true weight until I got a little older. The lyrics...
December 16, 2015 - 7:49pm
November 6, 2015
Noem endorses Rubio for president
PIERRE (AP) — Republican Marco Rubio's campaign says U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has endorsed the Florida U.S. senator's presidential bid. In...
November 6, 2015 - 12:11pm