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Pipeline protest setting tense, but quiet
High court: Hospitals don't have to turn over documents
Authorities ID 2 victims of fatal crash in Meade County
County won't move early voting center outside Pine Ridge
Rain, high grain moisture hampers some South Dakota farmers
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
'Consistent performer': Michels makes plays for Kernels
SD college football preview: Nielson takes on old team in USD-WIU duel
Dordt sweeps Tigers in three sets
Mitchell's Brewster to join Tiger women's basketball
Catching up with former area athletes: Fossum, Juffer lead Coyotes into new swim season
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Marcellina C. Weiss
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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