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Are these 80,000 pound trucks tailgating each other? Soon it may be perfectly normal — and safe
Country star Kenny Chesney aims to fix U.S. Bank Stadium's acoustics
How most leadership training programs fail women
Second panel of legislators wades into GEAR UP fight
Everything you forgot about Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's 2004 Super Bowl controversy
Map shows North Dakota, South Dakota among 7 states to not submit proposal for new Amazon HQ
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What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
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Group plans push for expanded livestock sector in ND
Five fire departments receive grain bin rescue training
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Area prep volleyball roundup: Canistota edges Freeman in five sets
Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
DWU basketball coaches to speak at Mitchell Quarterback Club
DWU's Tuner named GPAC offensive player of the week for third time this season
Here's something we haven't seen from Wild winger Chris Stewart: goals, not fights
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laurie Kay Nelson
Anna Frances "Ann" VanderPol
Alexa Nicole McKenzie
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: A new book tells Tom Berry story
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
LETTER: Understanding the gun debate
LETTER: A new wonder at the theater
Pheasant hunters not fazed by lower South Dakota bird counts
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
August 29, 2013
New York doctor sues Avera
A doctor who moved to Mitchell from New York to work at Avera Queen of Peace is suing the hospital for negligence, fraud and breach of contract. According to court documents, Sonia Hernandez was recruited in 2011 to move to Mitchell to open an ophthalmology practice -- a branch of...
August 29, 2013 - 9:28pm
August 15, 2013
SD court says loan lawsuit can be class action
PIERRE (AP) — A Rapid City couple's lawsuit alleging a credit union and an insurance company improperly raised the rates for insurance that covers loan payments if borrowers become disabled can be handled as a class action, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
August 15, 2013 - 8:43pm
July 26, 2013
Appeal filed in suit against Poet
LOOMIS -- An area man who says he was unfairly fired from his job at the Poet ethanol plant in Loomis after he was injured at work is appealing a judge's decision to throw out his claim. On Monday, Brice Cody, of rural Letcher, and his attorney Stephanie Pochop, of Gregory, filed...
July 26, 2013 - 10:07pm
July 16, 2013
SD payday lender targeted by another lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A payday lender being sued by the federal government for trying to use the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe's sovereign status as a shield to conduct illegal financial dealings now also faces a federal civil class-action lawsuit. Pierre lawyer Wade Fischer filed the...
July 16, 2013 - 9:15am
July 12, 2013
Insurance company sues former state legislator Olson
An insurance company is suing a former state legislator in an attempt to recover nearly $10,000 in medical expenses it paid after a Davison County...
July 12, 2013 - 8:27am
July 11, 2013
Walmart opponents file lawsuit in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A group opposed to a new Walmart Supercenter in Sioux Falls is suing the city and its leaders, saying land for the proposed store was illegally annexed into city limits in April. The Save Our Neighborhood group claims the city should have obtained approval from...
July 11, 2013 - 6:03pm
July 6, 2013
Lawsuit seeks information on activist who went missing at Wounded Knee
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- An attorney looking for answers in the 40-year-old disappearance of a black civil rights activist at Wounded Knee has filed a lawsuit seeking the FBI's records. Michael Kuzma's Freedom of Information suit follows more than two years of efforts to obtain...
July 6, 2013 - 8:56pm
Judge rules in lawsuit over Sweet Shoppe sale
A judge has ruled the former owners of the Sweet Shoppe & Deli are still owed more than $8,000 from the woman who bought the business in 2011. In a decision filed June 28, Judge Patrick Smith rules Ashleigh Nolz, of Mitchell, owes Luauna Dean, of Tualatin, Ore., and her husband,...
July 6, 2013 - 7:34am
July 5, 2013
Parents sue their daughter
MOUNT VERNON -- A rural Huron couple who loaned their daughter and her husband nearly $32,000 worth of livestock and farm equipment have filed a lawsuit demanding the property be returned. In a complaint filed June 20, Joseph and Sharon Rex, of rural Huron, claim their daughter,...
July 5, 2013 - 5:47am
July 3, 2013
SD state judge appointed in 'pink slime' lawsuit
ELK POINT (AP) -- A South Dakota circuit court judge has been appointed to oversee a defamation lawsuit over ABC News' coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime." The lawsuit filed by Beef Products Inc. was moved last month from federal court to state court. KTIV-TV...
July 3, 2013 - 3:04pm
June 14, 2013
Grocers say potato group illegally boosted spud prices, spied on farmers
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A battle between grocers and potato growers has been silently hitting shoppers' pocketbooks, according to a U.S. wholesaler accusing America's spud farmers of driving up prices while spying on farmers with satellites and aircraft fly-overs to enforce strict limits...
June 14, 2013 - 6:30am
June 13, 2013
Federal judges hear 4-H spat
Banning Bayley Kroupa, 17, from 4-H livestock competitions does not harm her agricultural education, a lawyer told judges Thursday in St. Paul, Minn. Gary Thimsen, a lawyer representing 4-H officials, participated in oral arguments to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
June 13, 2013 - 7:26pm
ABC News to seek dismissal of 'pink slime' lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- ABC News says it intends to ask a circuit court to dismiss a South Dakota beef processing company's defamation lawsuit now...
June 13, 2013 - 1:57pm
June 12, 2013
Parkston farmer awarded $1 million in fraud case
OLIVET (AP) -- A Parkston farmer has been awarded more than $1 million against a former Watertown cattle seller for misrepresenting the origin of a shipment of cattle to his farm. A Hutchinson County jury awarded farmer Curtis Huether $100,000 in damages and $1 million in punitive...
June 12, 2013 - 10:17am
June 4, 2013
Downtown deal goes to trial
The former owners of the Sweet Shoppe & Deli claimed Monday during a one-day trial that they're owed $10,000 from the woman who bought the business. She...
June 4, 2013 - 6:09am