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Explosions, gunfire reported near American University in Afghanistan
As wine shipments go legal, a few hiccups here and there
Opponents of Sioux Falls city building submit petitions
Multimillion-dollar cancer center planned for Pierre
Rapid City adding up to 15 people to firefighting force
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
June 5, 2014
Rounds' US Senate opponents call for more debates
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds just emerged from the Republican primary field, and his three U.S. Senate challengers have begun calling him to the debate podium. Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler on Thursday challenged Rounds,...
June 5, 2014 - 4:27pm
April 15, 2014
Pressler wants bipartisanship back in Senate
Pressler, who served two terms in the House followed by three Senate terms from 1975 to 1997, is calling himself a “passionate centrist” as he seeks to win his old seat back, this time as an independent.
April 15, 2014 - 6:56am
February 28, 2014
Pressler 'American Hustle' ad to air during Oscars
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — As "American Hustle" vies for a best picture Oscar Sunday night, former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler will...
February 28, 2014 - 8:24pm
OPINION: Time to remember Pressler’s track record of integrity
By Michael Doan In the movie, “American Hustle,” up for numerous Academy Awards on Sunday, there’s no mention of the South Dakota senator who wouldn’t be bought. While the 2013 film portrays politician after politician accepting bribes in an FBI sting, it omits Sen. Larry...
February 28, 2014 - 6:05pm
January 11, 2014
Pressler: Country ‘strangling’ itself with partisan in-fighting
“I get up at 5:15 in the morning and run five miles. If any of my youthful opponents should criticize my age, I challenge them to a five-mile...
January 11, 2014 - 10:03am
December 27, 2013
Quip of the Week
“Had I taken the bribe and gone into rehab, it probably would have been seen as an American success story.” — Former Sen. Larry Pressler, R-S.D., on not taking a bribe during the Abscam sting operation in 1980.
December 27, 2013 - 10:25pm
‘American Hustle’ starts with Abscam facts, then adds fiction
Sen. Larry Pressler, a Republican from South Dakota, emerged with clean hands, his reputation not only intact but enhanced.
December 27, 2013 - 2:28pm
December 26, 2013
It's official, former Sen. Pressler running as independent
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler said Thursday that he is running for Senate as an independent. Pressler,...
December 26, 2013 - 8:22pm
December 19, 2013
Pressler's in -- 'probably'
Former senator to announce intention next week.
December 19, 2013 - 9:26pm
November 18, 2013
MERCER: Warhorse Pressler looks for one more race
PIERRE — I received a telephone message, and then an email the other day from a self-described “voice from the past” inviting me to coffee. They were from Larry Pressler. He was asking if I was available late Monday afternoon for a cup of coffee. I instantly reached a conclusion. He...
November 18, 2013 - 7:51am
November 14, 2013
Pressler could be SD's youngest, oldest senator
By Eric J. Ostermeier Smart Politics The surprise announcement last weekend of Larry Pressler exploring a comeback run at the U.S. Senate as an independent raises the possibility of an unusual historical oddity in the Mount Rushmore State: A new Smart Politics report...
November 14, 2013 - 9:21pm
November 9, 2013
Pressler eyes Senate run as independent
South Dakota voters might have a familiar name on the 2014 ballot for U.S. Senate – Larry Pressler. The former senator served from 1979...
November 9, 2013 - 5:25pm
April 2, 2013
PRESSLER: From Humboldt to Paris, a great ride
I come from the small town of Humboldt, population about 600, but I somehow ended up teaching very bright French graduate students at Sciences...
April 2, 2013 - 6:22pm
March 26, 2013
Former Sen. Pressler applauds Johnson's courage
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A former U.S. senator whose 22-year congressional career ended in 1996 when he was defeated by Democrat Tim Johnson says Johnson's decision to continue to serve despite medical difficulties made him a figure of national courage. Johnson announced Tuesday that...
March 26, 2013 - 5:24pm
July 24, 2012
Pressler on Cockburn: 'He was really a bad one'
Larry Pressler said the death of a journalist who leveled harsh charges against him in the middle of his 1996 Senate campaign didn't bring him...
July 24, 2012 - 9:13pm