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Area departments respond to fires in Ethan, Presho, Reliance
City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
As a financial dispute ends, construction on Mitchell's new visitor center begins
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
Dakotafest to host Hawks town hall
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Magic have their man: Powell to coach new team
Armour knocks out Chamberlain
State Legion roundup: Hartford/Humboldt, Milbank advance to title game
Dakota Magic tickets now on sale
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
October 13, 2015
Noem in Gregory, Vermillion Wednesday
Rep. Kristi Noem will attend events Wednesday in Gregory and Vermillion. At 10:30 a.m., she will speak with students in Gregory about her role in Washington, D.C. She will update the Gregory Rotary Club at noon about her efforts in Congress. She will also stop at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday...
October 13, 2015 - 6:20pm
October 6, 2015
OPINION: A double-digit disaster
Nearly one in three health insurance plans sold nationwide on HealthCare.gov next year will see double-digit rate increases. In South Dakota, those kinds of increases are expected for 100 percent of the plans, according to an analysis done by Agile Health Insurance in September. ...
October 6, 2015 - 8:36am
September 22, 2015
OPINION: Life on the grid
We got together recently with some of the family for a quick lunch after church one Sunday. My brother-in-law, Wesley, had apparently had enough of seeing everyone on their phones during the meal, so he declared it a "No Cell Phone Event." We all pulled our phones out and stacked...
September 22, 2015 - 9:28am
September 21, 2015
Trade agreement could boost state agriculture exports
South Dakota’s top industry might have the chance to grow rapidly with the help of a new trade agreement. The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been in negotiations since 2009, but many hope to wrap up the 12-country trade agreement this year to boost America’s ability to export...
September 21, 2015 - 2:31pm
August 26, 2015
OPINION: Human trafficking laws provide hope, but let's not stop
Human trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes in the history of mankind. Unfortunately, the enslavement and exploitation of others exists almost everywhere—even in South Dakota. Rep. Kristi Noem, South Dakota's lone representative in the U.S. House, said there are 100,000...
August 26, 2015 - 1:23pm
August 21, 2015
Noem seeks re-election in 2016
It's official: she's running. U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem confirmed she will seek her fourth consecutive term as South Dakota's only member of the...
August 21, 2015 - 11:53am
August 3, 2015
Democrat Paula Hawks starts run against US Rep. Kristi Noem
PIERRE (AP) — State Rep. Paula Hawks is attempting to upend South Dakota's all-Republican congressional delegation by challenging U.S. Rep....
August 3, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 20, 2015
Noem has $1.2 million on hand for 2016 re-election bid
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has $1.2 million in the bank for a 2016 re-election bid. Federal campaign finance...
July 20, 2015 - 11:13am
July 6, 2015
OPINION: Taking a swing at breast cancer
I have known Lynn Popham for a long time — more than two decades, I suppose. We've spent hours together at ball games, rodeos, and our...
July 6, 2015 - 6:22pm
June 17, 2015
Noem's office accepting applications for fall interns
June 17, 2015 - 5:23pm
June 15, 2015
OPINION: My husband, the father
Moms tend to notice things that don't get done. I'll admit it. I'm guilty. I can drive in the driveway and see that the yard needs to be mowed or the fences painted. I'll walk in the house and see the pile of shoes by the door or the laundry that needs to be folded. Moms tend...
June 15, 2015 - 8:24pm
May 28, 2015
Farmers analyze new water rule
ST. PAUL—Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups' attorneys...
May 28, 2015 - 10:08am
May 6, 2015
OPINION: Building on early successes
It's hard to believe we've already passed the 100 day mark of this Congress. The new Senate Republican majority has provided us a valuable opportunity to work together to get the country on the right track, and my assignment to the Ways and Means Committee has put me in prime position...
May 6, 2015 - 3:55pm
April 27, 2015
COLUMN: Do more with less
This March, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen admitted that the IRS planned to ignore more than 60 percent of taxpayers' phone calls during tax season.
April 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
April 21, 2015
NOEM: Taxing tragedies
When I was 21 years old, I got a call late one afternoon from Joanie, who worked with my family on our farm. She said, "Kristi, your dad is stuck in a grain bin." I knew instantly what she meant by that. I told her to turn on the fans and I was on my way. By the time I got there,...
April 21, 2015 - 10:01am