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Guilty plea entered in fatal stabbing on SD reservation
House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
LifeQuest receives anonymous $10,000 challenge gift
Trump tweets, then Ford announces investment in three Michigan plants
Toddler, whose mother was stabbed during abduction, found safe; suspect arrested
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
PHOTOS: Area athletes compete in the Gregory Invitational
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
June 11, 2014
Vermillion man claims $154,737 lotto jackpot
PIERRE — At first, Derek Ronning thought his co-workers were playing a joke on him. “I figured maybe they’d put a fake ticket in my wallet to make me think I was a winner,” said the Vermillion man, who works nights for the city of Vermillion. “So I stared at the ticket...
June 11, 2014 - 8:18am
June 8, 2014
Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion worth $154K
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Lottery officials say a Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion is worth $154,737. The ticket matched all five numbers in Saturday's drawing. The odds of doing so are 1 in 324,632. The winning numbers are 5, 6, 10, 27 and 33. Officials say the...
June 8, 2014 - 10:12pm
Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls worth $10,000
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls is worth $10,004 in the Wednesday drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's $10,000 third prize. The odds are 1 in about 650,000. The...
May 8, 2014 - 3:35pm
April 24, 2014
SD Lottery Commission repeals 1991 restriction on promotions
Establishments will have more flexibility to promote video play PIERRE — Managers of video lottery businesses in South Dakota will have a much freer hand to offer promotions as part of a state strategy to increase betting activity and make more money from players. The...
April 24, 2014 - 7:05am
April 15, 2014
OUR VIEW: Don’t trust Lottery officials to commission own study
Frustrated with state lawmakers’ unwillingness to expand video lottery, South Dakota Lottery officials won’t take no for an answer. ...
April 15, 2014 - 6:31am
April 11, 2014
SD Lottery expects less income this year than last
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery is anticipating a slight decrease in revenue this year. Lottery officials estimate $105.7 million in revenue for the fiscal year ending in June 2014. Last year revenue reached $107.5 million. Lotto game sales are down 4.6 percent, reports...
April 11, 2014 - 5:15pm
April 10, 2014
SD Lottery Commission advances gambling study
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — Despite setbacks during the 2014 legislative session, the South Dakota Lottery said Thursday that it will push forward with a study of problem gambling in the state to help convince lawmakers to expand lottery games. South Dakota Lottery Executive...
April 10, 2014 - 10:57pm
SD lottery revenue stands flat
PIERRE -- Players spent slightly less money on South Dakota Lottery games through the first nine months of this budget year than for the same period in 2013. That would mean less revenue for state government if the trends continue, officials told South Dakota Lottery Commission...
April 10, 2014 - 10:25pm
March 25, 2014
Lottery discusses losses, lessons of session
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery's executive director updated an oversight commission Monday on the defeat of two bills the group championed. Norman Lingle told the Lottery Commission that although the Legislature did not approve the measures, the commission...
March 25, 2014 - 7:37am
March 12, 2014
Sioux Falls man claims $65,629 lottery jackpot
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has claimed a $65,629 lottery jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say Kevin Webster won the prize in the Dakota Cash game's March 5 drawing and claimed the money this week. He says he has no definite plans for what to do with the money. The...
March 12, 2014 - 10:42am
March 11, 2014
Lawmaker: South Dakota needs independent gambling info
South Dakota Lottery office should not be in charge of a study on the effects of gambling in the state, a lawmaker said.
March 11, 2014 - 10:40pm
March 6, 2014
$65,629 Dakota Cash jackpot won in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A ticket sold in Sioux Falls has won the $65,629 Dakota Cash jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five numbers in Wednesday's drawing. The winning numbers are 13, 15, 24, 26 and 28. The winner has about six months to claim the...
March 6, 2014 - 8:21pm
February 13, 2014
Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City worth $10,000
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $10,000. State lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball in the Wednesday drawing to win the game's third prize. The odds of doing so are 1 in about 649,000. Powerball...
February 13, 2014 - 5:42pm
January 21, 2014
Sioux Falls man claims $80K Dakota Cash prize
PIERRE (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has stepped forward and claimed a nearly $80,000 Dakota Cash prize. Terry Arshem matched all five numbers in Saturday's drawing to win the $79,809 jackpot. Since Monday was a federal holiday, he had to wait two days to take home his winnings. The...
January 21, 2014 - 4:33pm
January 13, 2014
Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Sisseton worth $6,000
SISSETON (AP) — A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in the northeastern South Dakota city of Sisseton is worth $6,000 in Saturday's drawing. The ticket matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card to win the game's second prize. The odds of winning it are 1 in about 127,000. South...
January 13, 2014 - 12:10pm