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The world's regard for the U.S. has plunged under Trump, poll finds
EU announces record $2.7 billion antitrust fine on Google over search results
White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
Judge mulling options to expand, dismiss GEAR UP lawsuit
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress
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
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
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Building begins for Neuendorf's Kernels
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
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
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
October 1, 2013
Mitchell cycle builder persists in lawsuit against NASCAR driver
A Mitchell custom motorcycle builder wants a court to deny a NASCAR driver’s request to dismiss the motorcycle builder’s lawsuit. Klock Werks Kustom Cycles asked the court to deny Clint Bowyer’s request to dismiss the lawsuit, which claims Bowyer did not pay Klock Werks...
October 1, 2013 - 7:55pm
Banned 4-Her wins court victory
Appeals judges say White Lake teen can continue to compete.
October 1, 2013 - 7:52pm
September 11, 2013
House explosion leads to water leak lawsuit
A local lawsuit claims water service to a home that exploded was not properly shut off and continued leaking eight months after the house was demolished. Kayla Fluth, Mitchell, claims her home sustained water damage after a neighboring home exploded last year and its water pipes were...
September 11, 2013 - 8:12pm
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