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Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
South Dakota no longer last in average teacher pay
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
Waffle House shooting suspect left behind considerable evidence at scene, authorities say
Records reveal years of child abuse in former Minnesota family driven over cliff in California
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
Brookings fish food company expanding with $60M Volga plant
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge asked to reject pipeline protester's evidence request
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
DWU men finish 8th at GPAC tourney
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Gayville-Volin sweeps Great Plains Conference meet
Jimmy Butler the recruiter? Timberwolves should be recruiting Butler, agent says
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
Donna M. Cuka
Lewis B. Patterson
Brandon Michael Smith
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
January 27, 2018
Brown gave back lobbying credential amid concern he didn't wait two years
PIERRE — A former state lawmaker said Saturday he has given back the lobbyist badge he received to represent Sanford Health at the 2018...
January 27, 2018 - 4:06pm
February 28, 2017
Legislature expands lobbying ban to more officials and doubles length
PIERRE — The ban against lobbying the Legislature would expand to two years and cover many more officials. The vote was 51-17. The legislation...
February 28, 2017 - 5:36pm
November 3, 2016
Social media growing faster than traditional lobbying as way to influence Washington
WASHINGTON - Many K Street leaders view social media and digital advocacy, not traditional lobbying, as the fastest-growing segments of the influence industry, according to a recent survey of Washington lobbyists, lawyers, association executives and think tank leaders. When asked...
November 3, 2016 - 3:05pm
September 21, 2015
Attorney general explains plan to revise campaign laws
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for a ballot measure to create a publicly funded campaign finance program, require additional disclosure and limit lobbying by state officials after they leave government. Jackley's office said Monday...
September 21, 2015 - 12:10pm
August 3, 2015
Food companies outgun health advocates in debate on diets
WASHINGTON — The battle to define what Americans should eat is pitting nutritionists against deep-pocketed groups that are spending almost 14 times more cash on lobbying in Washington. Coca Cola , food-industry and farm groups concerned about the recommendation of a government...
August 3, 2015 - 11:13am
February 20, 2014
GUEBERT: Ag industry's 'friend' not a upstanding fellow
Richard B. Berman operates phony, shell non-profit groups that are billed for services by his for-profit company.
February 20, 2014 - 6:07pm
April 27, 2013
LETTER: Needed: Separation of Congress, lobbyists
To the Editor: My first awareness of husband and wife tag teams in Congress was South Dakota's Tom Daschle and Linda Hall Daschle. In this case it has to do with L-3 Communications security machines at airports. The government had to purchase a certain percentage of these airport...
April 27, 2013 - 9:25pm
January 24, 2012
PARKER: With Gingrich, it all depends on your definition of 'lobbying'
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to Newt Gingrich's post-speaker activities on the Hill, it all depends on what your definition of "lobbying" is. In...
January 24, 2012 - 9:25pm
October 17, 2011
SD officials lobby against rule to curb pollution from power plants
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- South Dakota officials are lobbying hard against new federal regulations to curb mercury and other toxic pollution from coal-fired power plants. One of South Dakota's two coal-fired plants would be affected. Twenty-five states including South Dakota have sided...
October 17, 2011 - 12:45pm
Dakotas, neighboring states to lobby in DC for Medicare provision
SIOUX FALLS(AP) -- Health leaders from the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming plan to travel to the nation's capital this week to try to salvage future Medicare payments. The group wants Congress to protect new rules that beginning in 2013 will correct inequities in Medicare payments to...
October 17, 2011 - 11:55am
August 5, 2011
Herseth Sandlin registers as lobbyist, takes heat from GOP
Former Congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin is now a registered lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Herseth Sandlin registered in July as a lobbyist...
August 5, 2011 - 12:38am
February 12, 2011
Food, cocktails and politics: Interest groups press issues at dozens of Pierre socials
PIERRE -- South Dakota Town and Township Association members were serving ice cream at the state Capitol on Wednesday, but their minds were focused...
February 12, 2011 - 12:33am