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Senate bill would up number of signatures needed to put constitution changes on ballot
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
Offensive outburst helps Golden Eagles over TDA
Area high school basketball: Poyer leads Blackhawks to 281 Conference tourney title
Nighthawks top Golden Eagle girls
Comeback kid: Havlik competing for Augustana
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Helen Rose Bame
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
WOSTER: Afraid of the dark
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
April 3, 2015
Lawsuit arguing parts of Mickelson Trail private dismissed
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says a federal court has decided to dismiss a lawsuit from landowners who wanted to declare that parts of the Mickelson Trail in Fall River County are privately owned. Jackley says local landowners filed a lawsuit last April arguing...
April 3, 2015 - 4:08pm
March 13, 2015
Facebook to face U.S. class action over children's online purchases
A federal judge said Facebook Inc must face a nationwide class-action lawsuit seeking to force the social media company to provide refunds when children spend their parents' money on its website without permission. U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman in San Jose, California...
March 13, 2015 - 1:11pm
March 1, 2015
Spearfish residents suing city over years of sewer backups
SPEARFISH (AP) — Thirteen Spearfish residents have sued the city over years of sewer backups. Plaintiffs say in their lawsuit that they have suffered through a series of sewer backups stretching back to 2008, leading to stinky, flooded basements and lost possessions. Jennifer...
March 1, 2015 - 10:39am
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