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Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
She took her dog to the vet to be put down. Five months later, she discovered her dog was still alive.
Most employers in South Dakota will see some savings in UI taxes
Former Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal executives sent to prison for embezzling
New corn sculpture placed at Sixth and Main in Palace plaza
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
QB Kyle Sloter confident would 'have a job' if waived by Vikings
Vikings 'high level' of play equal parts offense, defense
Players rave about Teddy Bridgewater's return, but coach tempers expectations
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
Dan August Schumacher
Susan Marie Schumm
William "Bill" Rubin
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
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
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man arrested for suffocating woman to death
May 24, 2013
Former counselor sues Lyman School District
PRESHO -- The Lyman School District is being sued for more than $150,000 by a former counselor who claims he was fired by the district because of his age. In a complaint filed in January, Mark Dunn, of Chamberlain, accuses the Lyman School District of age discrimination.
May 24, 2013 - 6:16pm
AG announces agreement in e-book price fixing case
PIERRE -- Attorney General Marty Jackley announced this week the resolution of a multi-state antitrust investigation against Penguin Group for price fixing and collusion in the e-book market. South Dakota has reached an agreement with Penguin Group to settle allegations the company...
May 24, 2013 - 7:10am
May 21, 2013
Parties settle in Thirsty's bar assault lawsuit
A lawsuit stemming from a 2011 bar assault in Mitchell that left the victim with brain injuries has ended in a confidential settlement. The settlement was confirmed Tuesday by Russ Janklow, Sioux Falls-based attorney for Vicki Hubner. She is the mother of victim Clint Dreyer, who...
May 21, 2013 - 9:59pm
May 20, 2013
2008 car crash goes to court
A jury heard opening arguments Monday at the Davison County Courthouse in a case stemming from a May 3, 2008, traffic accident in Mitchell. Plaintiffs Carl and Rose Karrasch, of Artesian, are suing the estate of the late Marvin Titze for damages they allege occurred when Titze ran...
May 20, 2013 - 7:40pm
April 30, 2013
Judge dismisses First Premier lawsuit over upfront card fees
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A federal lawsuit that aimed to stop a watchdog agency from enforcing credit card rules limiting upfront fees has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Tuesday dismissed the suit by First Premier Bank and Premier Bankcard against the U.S.
April 30, 2013 - 3:58pm
Judge questions whether lawmaker can push robo-call case in courts
SD robo-call case might go a different direction SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota state senator is considering filing a federal complaint against those who operated a robo-call campaign criticizing some Republican legislators last year. Dakota Dunes lawmaker Dan Lederman has already...
April 30, 2013 - 2:13pm
April 19, 2013
Judge substitutes regents for 4-H as defendant in injury lawsuit
ABERDEEN (AP) -- A judge has ruled that the South Dakota Board of Regents should be a party in a lawsuit determining liability for injuries an 11-year-old boy suffered when he fell out of a camp bunk bed. The civil lawsuit filed in Brown County says the incident occurred in June...
April 19, 2013 - 7:19pm
April 15, 2013
Sioux Falls' Wiley's Tavern sued for playing songs without paying fee
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- One of the nation's largest music licensing agencies has sued a downtown Sioux Falls bar for allegedly playing pop songs for its customers without paying the licensing fee. Broadcast Music International is among 13 plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in federal court...
April 15, 2013 - 1:43pm
April 10, 2013
Munsterman's company barred by feds from price-negotiating
BROOKINGS (AP) -- A company run by a South Dakota state lawmaker that negotiates contracts between chiropractors and insurance companies has...
April 10, 2013 - 2:16pm
April 8, 2013
Pierre coop sues Anderson Seed
MENTOR, Minn. -- A lawsuit by CHS Inc. in Minnesota may eventually offer a window into precisely what made Anderson Seed Inc.
April 8, 2013 - 9:29pm
April 4, 2013
Court rules Alexandria man not entitled to insurance in death of 6-year-old
ALEXANDRIA -- An Alexandria man involved in a 2007 skid-loader accident that caused the death of his girlfriend's 6-year-old daughter has lost an appeal to the South Dakota Supreme Court. In a decision filed Wednesday, the Supreme Court affirmed Judge Sean O'Brien's earlier ruling...
April 4, 2013 - 5:31pm
March 21, 2013
LAWSUIT: NASCAR driver denies pulling fast one on Mitchell's Klock Werks
NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer has asked a judge to dismiss a Mitchell custom motorcycle builder's lawsuit against him. In court documents filed...
March 21, 2013 - 9:02pm
Spencer Quarries files $48,000 lawsuit
SPENCER -- Spencer Quarries has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $48,000 in allegedly unpaid fees from the prime contractor on a state railroad rehabilitation project between Mitchell and Chamberlain. In a complaint filed Monday, Spencer Quarries says Kanza Construction -- a Topeka,...
March 21, 2013 - 8:43pm
Tribes to file lawsuit against SD social services
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Two Native American tribes in South Dakota are expected to file a class action lawsuit Thursday alleging that the state's Department of Social Services has violated the Indian Child Welfare Act. The federal law requires that Native American children removed from...
March 21, 2013 - 11:51am
March 13, 2013
Sexual harassment trial under way in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The former co-owner of adult entertainment stores in Sioux Falls and Tea is on trial, accused of sexually assaulting and harassing employees. Three women who worked for Annabelle's Adult Superstore in Sioux Falls and Olivia's Adult Super Store in nearby Tea sued...
March 13, 2013 - 4:21pm