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Tight security as Madame Tussauds unveils waxwork of Trump and his 'trademark hairstyle'
Trump says he’ll keep tweeting as president, won't move press briefings
Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Donald R. Radel
Linda Birdie Bordewyk
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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. “If the election were held today we’d be in the majority without any question,...
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. Senate candidate Larry Pressler is inviting President Barack Obama to South Dakota for a conference on the president's signature health care law. The former Republican senator on Tuesday sent a letter inviting Obama to Pressler's hometown...
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. Senate candidates show a wide range of positions on the government's role in energy development. Democrat Rick Weiland says big oil has been writing the nation's energy policy, and until that changes it's going to be difficult to develop...
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. The other two oppose a state ballot initiative looking to raise it from $7.25 per hour to $8.50. Independent Gordon Howie says...
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