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Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
She took her dog to the vet to be put down. Five months later, she discovered her dog was still alive.
Most employers in South Dakota will see some savings in UI taxes
Former Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal executives sent to prison for embezzling
New corn sculpture placed at Sixth and Main in Palace plaza
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Prep Focus: Self-driven Schuyler leading Winner
Catching up with former area athletes: Sebern scores for Saints
Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
QB Kyle Sloter confident would 'have a job' if waived by Vikings
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Dan August Schumacher
Susan Marie Schumm
William "Bill" Rubin
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man arrested for suffocating woman to death
August 22, 2014
Only minutes after Mike Rounds finished speaking Wednesday afternoon during a debate at Dakotafest in Mitchell, emails from supporters of one of his opponents hit inboxes attacking each of Rounds' points. Rounds, a Republican and former governor, is the presumed frontrunner in South...
August 22, 2014 - 8:37pm
August 19, 2014
Weiland camp pushes back on Reid
An adviser to Democrat Rick Weiland's U.S. Senate campaign said he almost does not believe that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid predicts a Weiland loss in November. "We are going to lose in South Dakota, more than likely," Reid told The Associated Press Monday from his offices...
August 19, 2014 - 7:49pm
Reid expects Democrats will keep Senate majority, worries about losing SD seat
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday he expects Democrats to maintain control of Senate in the fall elections but acknowledged things could change between now and then.
August 19, 2014 - 8:17am
August 15, 2014
U.S. Senate race one to watch as campaign season kicks into gear
Former Gov. Mike Rounds leads the polls in South Dakota's 2014 U.S. Senate race, but he is below 50 percent. That is giving his opponents a whole lot of hope. "I am sensing support for Mike Rounds is incredibly soft," said Gordon Howie, a steadfast conservative Republican during...
August 15, 2014 - 6:45pm
August 5, 2014
Poll: Rounds holds lead over Weiland in US Senate race, Pressler pulls from both
Former Republican South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds leads Democratic challenger Rick Weiland by nearly 13 points in the U.S. Senate race in the Nielson Brothers Polling/Northern Plains News poll conducted in late July. While 42.9 percent answered they would vote for Mike Rounds,...
August 5, 2014 - 7:46am
July 26, 2014
Candidates finding value in newspaper ads
When Mike Rounds was a scrappy Cinderella candidate for South Dakota governor in 2002, he had a limited budget, but he had big ideas. When it came to advertising, Rounds departed from the traditional campaign strategy of heavy television advertising and worked with the Pierre Capital...
July 26, 2014 - 8:01am
July 18, 2014
Pressler: Memorial at Wounded Knee needed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler says if he's elected he'll push for a American Indian "holocaust memorial" museum at Wounded Knee. Pressler says he got the idea from journalist and Oglala Lakota Tribe member Tim Giago. Pressler says the...
July 18, 2014 - 1:50pm
July 16, 2014
Repeal impeachment resolution? SD candidates sidestep question
Pressler ‘horrendously embarrassed’ by June 21 vote.
July 16, 2014 - 7:45am
July 8, 2014
Pressler invites Obama to SD to talk health care
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Independent U.S.
July 8, 2014 - 5:58pm
July 7, 2014
Rounds only candidate to support EB-5
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS — Former Gov. Mike Rounds stands alone among the four candidates for U.S. Senate in South Dakota in his support of the state’s troubled EB-5 immigrant investor visa program. Democratic candidate Rick Weiland, however, takes issue with the program...
July 7, 2014 - 7:42am
July 2, 2014
Senate candidates show wide array on energy issues
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's U.S.
July 2, 2014 - 9:40am
June 27, 2014
2 Senate candidates support minimum wage hike
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two of the four candidates for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson support a minimum wage hike.
June 27, 2014 - 10:57am
June 25, 2014
Pressler slams GOP, calls impeachment resolution 'embarrassment'
U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler is not too pleased with the action of his former political party. After the state Republican Party passed...
June 25, 2014 - 9:45pm
June 19, 2014
Pressler files brief supporting gay marriage
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has filed a brief in federal court in support of couples that are seeking to repeal the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Six South Dakota couples filed a federal lawsuit challenging South Dakota's ban last month. The...
June 19, 2014 - 10:36pm
June 8, 2014
Field of 4 ready to battle in race for Senate
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's voter base leans heavily Republican, but Democrat Rick Weiland says he thinks he's got a legitimate shot at capturing the U.S. Senate seat up for grabs in November. When former Gov. Mike Rounds emerged from a crowded Republican...
June 8, 2014 - 10:20pm