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Pierre woman pleads not guilty to human trafficking
Yankton man pleads guilty to robbing downtown bank
Montana woman pleads not guilty to murder in South Dakota
One injured when car strikes Dependable Recycling trailer
Attorney general explains prescription drug price initiative
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
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
John A. Fillaus
Harold W. Bietz
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Keillor: Never been here before
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
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