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Facing GOP opposition, Senate leaders delay vote to overhaul Obamacare
Unemployment trust balance projected to gradually flatten
Game, Fish and Parks joining national boating safety effort
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
Tennessee man takes Elvis guitar fight to appeals court
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
April 29, 2016
South Dakota getting $525K through Protonix settlement
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota is getting more than half a million dollars in a settlement involving a heartburn treatment. Federal prosecutors say drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $785 million to resolve allegations that one of its companies failed to give Medicaid the...
April 29, 2016 - 4:31pm
April 15, 2016
Circuit judge to pay $50K in Indian Child Welfare Act case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A state circuit court judge in Rapid City will pay $50,000 in a settlement over whether he concealed information when he was a defendant in a federal lawsuit alleging violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act. U.S. District Chief Judge Jeffrey Viken signed off...
April 15, 2016 - 11:02am
March 3, 2016
City's attorney claims civil lawsuit is supported by 'mere speculation and conjecture'
An attorney for the city of Mitchell and its former mayor continue to dispute several claims of illegal activity. Meghann M. Joyce, of Boyce Law Firm, is still pushing the U.S. District Court to avoid a full trial on a civil case brought against the city of Mitchell and former Mayor...
March 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
City and employee union ordered to return to the negotiating table
The city of Mitchell and the local municipal employees union have been ordered to return to the negotiating table to consider a wage increase for about 75 city employees. The order, issued in late February, came about five months after an attorney representing the American Federation...
March 3, 2016 - 9:25am
March 2, 2016
Former buffalo ranch owner suing North Dakota man over lease
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The former owner of a Dakotas buffalo ranch who was chastised by neighbors and law enforcement for his business practices is suing a man who was leasing the property before it was sold. Florida real estate honcho Maurice Wilder is seeking nearly $200,000 in damages...
March 2, 2016 - 12:27pm
February 25, 2016
Pierre nursing home sued over nursing aide's actions
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre nursing home is facing a civil lawsuit after a nursing aide took nude photos of a resident and allegedly posted them on social media. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the resident, who has since died, and her estate. It seeks unspecified damages from Golden...
February 25, 2016 - 3:44pm
February 22, 2016
City of Sioux Falls says media lawsuit not justified
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A media lawsuit seeking documents related to a settlement over faulty siding at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls relies on "sky-is-falling" rhetoric, city attorneys contend in their formal response to the lawsuit. Argus Leader Media is suing the...
February 22, 2016 - 12:53pm
Sioux Falls woman sues after slip on now-recalled bathmat
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman who slipped on a bathmat marketed as slip-proof is suing the maker and the company that sold it. Diane Williams had a hip replacement about a month before she fell in the shower when she slipped on her AquaRug bathmat, the Argus Leader reported....
February 22, 2016 - 12:42pm
February 18, 2016
Educational co-op files $2M claim against former manager
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Platte-based educational cooperative has filed a $2 million claim against the estate of its late business manager, who was accused of killing his wife and children and setting the family home on fire before taking his own life. Attorney Scott Swier filed the...
February 18, 2016 - 5:45pm
February 11, 2016
Donald Trump, Univision Settle $500 Million Miss Universe Lawsuit
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Donald Trump and Univision have settled their legal fight over Univision's decision to drop the Miss USA and Miss Universe telecasts last year after Trump made disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants. Details of the settlement were not disclosed. Univision...
February 11, 2016 - 5:12pm
October 18, 2015
Family of student suing school district over welding injury
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The family of a student who says their son suffered permanent vision loss because of a school welding exercise is suing the Sioux Falls School District. Eighteen-year-old William Herrera Estrada said that he wants other students to be safe, the Argus Leader...
October 18, 2015 - 6:09pm
July 28, 2015
Nebraska trial set over land seizures for oil pipeline
O'NEILL, Neb. (AP) — A judge has scheduled an October trial on a Holt County lawsuit aimed at keeping TransCanada Corp. from seizing land to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline. At a hearing in on Monday in O'Neill, District Judge Mark Kozisek set the nonjury trial date of Oct....
July 28, 2015 - 1:48pm
June 9, 2015
South Dakota backs ruling tossing federal prairie dog rules
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota is among nine states that are stepping into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog. The attorneys general are asking an appeals court to uphold a ruling striking down federal protections for the Utah prairie dog on private property. South Dakota Attorney...
June 9, 2015 - 4:24pm
June 1, 2015
SD to pay $9K to former gubernatorial candidate's attorney
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The state of South Dakota will have to pay more than $9,000 in fees to the attorney who successfully represented an independent candidate for governor in a lawsuit against a former secretary of state. U.S. District Judge Lawrence Piersol this week ordered...
June 1, 2015 - 10:59am
April 7, 2015
Donations top $100k for Washington florist who refused to serve gay wedding
Supporters have raised more than $100,000 to pay the legal fees of a Washington state florist who was sued for refusing to sell a gay couple flowers for their wedding because of her religious beliefs, an online donation site said on Monday. Friends of Barronelle Stutzman, owner...
April 7, 2015 - 1:04pm