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Pipeline protesters 'cautiously optimistic,' will stay in camps
Dog found in rubble of downtown Sioux Falls building 48 hours after it collapsed
Feds won’t grant permission to finish controversial pipeline, ND officials blame Obama
City Council to consider nuisance code overhaul
Event raises $50K for Tyndall boy’s hospital bills
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Winner takes second at KWLPG Invite
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
USD women fall to Wyoming in OT
Two Tigers compete at SDSU Holiday Open
Kernel gymnasts win SFW Invite
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Seth Horned Eagle, Jr.
Drew Allen Holter
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Dennis Lloyd "Denny" Butler
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
January 9, 2015
Justice Department intervenes in Redskins trademark protection lawsuit
WASHINGTON — The group of Native Americans fighting the Washington Redskins over the team's trademark protections in a federal lawsuit got...
January 9, 2015 - 5:10pm
December 19, 2014
South Dakota farmers plaintiffs in GMO class action lawsuits
DALLAS — South Dakota corn farmers are among producers from 20 corn-growing states involved in two class action lawsuits regarding what they say are economic losses from genetically modified corn. The three law firms involved in the litigation filed their complaints Nov....
December 19, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 25, 2014
Union County sues cities over dispatch services
ELK POINT — Union County is suing five cities over unpaid fees for public safety dispatch services — charges the cities say aren't justified. In its lawsuit, Union County says the cities of Alcester, Beresford, North Sioux City, Jefferson and Elk Point have ignored invoices...
November 25, 2014 - 10:35pm
October 31, 2014
Attorney fees denied in dismissed EB-5 lawsuit
By Blake Nicholson The South Dakota Board of Regents said Friday that a California arbitrator has denied its attempt to recover attorney fees and costs in a lawsuit related to the state's EB-5 investment-for-green card program. The board said the ruling brings the case to...
October 31, 2014 - 2:41pm
Former Senate hopeful's lawsuit dismissed
PIERRE (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from former U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker. Walker, who's been indicted on election law violations, sued to have his name place on the November ballot as an independent candidate. Walker argued that South Dakota's...
October 31, 2014 - 2:33pm
October 2, 2014
Rounds says he sent wrong information regarding EB-5 probe
RAPID CITY (AP) — Former Gov. Mike Rounds said on Thursday that he submitted incorrect information to a committee investigating the handling of a program offering green cards to immigrants who invested in South Dakota. Rounds, who has been criticized during his campaign for...
October 2, 2014 - 6:21pm
Document contradicts Rounds' answers to Legislature on EB-5
RAPID CITY (AP) — A legal document appears to show that former Gov. Mike Rounds' office was served a summons pertaining to a lawsuit over the state's handling of an investment-for-green-card program, contradicting Rounds' recent claim to the contrary, a newspaper reported. A...
October 2, 2014 - 2:20pm
October 1, 2014
Judge dismisses lawsuit over Sioux Falls Wal-Mart
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit over an election that paved the way for a Wal-Mart in south Sioux Falls. Four homeowners in the neighborhood sued over an April election in which voters approved rezoning the proposed store site from agricultural to commercial...
October 1, 2014 - 10:36am
September 18, 2014
Jackson County sued over Indian voting issue
RAPID CITY (AP) — A group representing four members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has filed a federal lawsuit against Jackson County, claiming it doesn't given equal voting access to Native American voters. Part of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is located in the county. Lawyers'...
September 18, 2014 - 10:43pm
August 29, 2014
SD, other states settle lawsuit against Omnicare
PIERRE (AP) — The state's attorney general says South Dakota has recovered more than $170,000 after settling a whistle blower lawsuit with a Cincinnati-based company that allegedly engaged in a kickback scheme with skilled-nursing facilities nationally. A Friday statement from...
August 29, 2014 - 3:43pm
August 24, 2014
Daugaard considering lawsuit to recover EB-5 money
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is considering filing a lawsuit to recover $550,000 meant to go to a beef plant involved in an investment-for-green-card program. A private lawyer has been working for months to determine whether the state can reclaim the...
August 24, 2014 - 11:05pm
August 18, 2014
Fed comments accepted in Indian child welfare case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge is allowing the U.S. Justice Department to weigh in on a lawsuit over South Dakota's handling of foster care for American Indian children. The Rapid City Journal reports U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken granted the Justice Department's motion...
August 18, 2014 - 9:26pm
August 15, 2014
Judge: Man doesn't have to pay for fire district service
GROTON -- A judge has dismissed a pair of lawsuits filed against a rural Groton man who refused to pay bills from two fire districts after a fire at his farm. As a result of the dismissal, Dwight Lawson, 49, will not have to pay a total of $11,539 he was billed after the Groton Area...
August 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
August 8, 2014
Use of stun gun on 8-year-old girl prompts lawsuit
PIERRE (AP) — A mother is suing the city of Pierre, it's former police chief and members of its police department, saying an officer used excessive force and violated her 8-year-old daughter's rights when he shot her in the chest with a stun gun. Dawn Stenstrom is seeking unspecified...
August 8, 2014 - 1:38pm
August 5, 2014
Appeals court upholds forest management plan for pine beetles
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a federal appeals court has upheld a management plan for the Black Hills National Forest. Jackley says the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has affirmed federal court decisions in Colorado and Wyoming...
August 5, 2014 - 5:48pm