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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
USD men's basketball team going on 10-day trip to Spain
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Ima Gene Toland
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
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
August 4, 2014
SD governor candidate sues secretary of state
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Independent candidate for governor Mike Myers is suing to try to force South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant to certify a new running mate. Myers picked Lora Hubbel as his running mate when his initial choice, Caitlin Collier, had family health issues. South...
August 4, 2014 - 2:29pm
July 31, 2014
Elvis' guitar donor says he is rightful owner
A damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley in 1977 is at the center of a custody battle that has generated a lawsuit involving the National Music Museum in Vermillion.
July 31, 2014 - 10:20pm
July 30, 2014
Rep. Noem speaks against impeachment
Mark Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., down as against impeaching President Barack Obama. After taking decidedly vague public positions on the South Dakota Republican Party's vote at its June convention to call for President Obama's impeachment, Noem told reporters Wednesday that she is...
July 30, 2014 - 10:06pm
July 29, 2014
3 reporters subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three reporters for a food safety publication have been subpoenaed in the $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided as "pink slime." Court records show that the writers for the online Food Safety...
July 29, 2014 - 5:20pm
July 24, 2014
Vermillion music museum, collector dispute Elvis' broken guitar
VERMILLION (AP) — An acoustic guitar Elvis Presley smashed during his final tour has sparked a custody fight between the South Dakota museum that currently displays it and a collector who insists the instrument never should have ended up there. Now a federal judge must sort...
July 24, 2014 - 11:13pm
July 22, 2014
Parkston couple fight back after bad Minn. motel experience
TWO HARBORS, Minn. — No hot water. No working Internet. Dated furnishings and an old tube TV. Mona Sinkey and Joe Hafner, of Parkston, expected more when they booked a room for $134 at the Country Inn of Two Harbors last summer. It had been ranked 2 1/2 stars by Priceline, the...
July 22, 2014 - 12:11pm
July 7, 2014
Hutterite colony caught in wetlands dispute
WILLOW LAKE (AP) — A federal wildlife agency is suing a Hutterite colony in Willow Lake, alleging that it hasn't abided by the terms of a 36-year-old easement that requires the landowners to leave the property's wetlands intact. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has asked a...
July 7, 2014 - 7:55am
June 23, 2014
Widow of Indian activist Means files suit against clinics
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The widow of Native American activist Russell Means has filed a lawsuit accusing doctors in New Mexico of overlooking his esophageal cancer. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Monday that the lawsuit by Pearl Means in state District Court in Las Vegas,...
June 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
Corps of Engineers officials deny causing Mo. River floods in lawsuit
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shouldn't be blamed for causing major flooding along the Missouri River. The government filed its initial response last week to a lawsuit that more than 200 landowners filed in March. The federal...
June 23, 2014 - 3:17pm
Man sues in 2013 Brookings beating that caused brain trauma
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man left unconscious and bleeding on a stranger's kitchen floor after a pub crawl in Brookings last year is suing the man who punched him, the men who helped drag him into the house and the roommates who failed to call for help. Neil Hedeen, 24, sustained...
June 23, 2014 - 9:20am
June 16, 2014
'Pink slime' makers say sales are rebounding
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sales of a treated ground beef product that critics derisively dubbed "pink slime" have rebounded, according to two of...
June 16, 2014 - 2:03pm