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Oil is running into pipeline under Missouri River, company says
Scotland superintendent accepts Vermillion district's top administrative job
SD Medicaid expansion remains unlikely following failure of Obamacare repeal
Scotland man pleads not guilty to vehicular battery
Avon hires DeJong as next chief of police
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
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
Kernels eager for first meet
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Vegas
'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
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
Marjorie L. Huber
Barb K. Sydow-Houck
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
February 14, 2016
Cubs' Bairey ties for third in Class A all-around
BROOKINGS—Chamberlain's Shantel Bairey found a pretty good way to cap her career at the state gymnastics meet. On the heels of a school...
February 14, 2016 - 11:33pm
November 10, 2015
65-year-old Madison man dies in weekend mobile home fire
MADISON (AP) — A weekend mobile home fire in Madison killed a 65-year-old man. Lake County Coroner Ted Weiland tells The Daily Leader that Coy Burk died of smoke inhalation early Sunday. Fire Chief Randy Minnaert says the blaze happened about 4:30 a.m. Burk's body was found...
November 10, 2015 - 10:37am
October 24, 2015
Oral interpretation tournament kicks off in Madison
MADISON (AP) — The 33rd annual Karl E. Mundt Dakota Invitational Oral Interpretation Tournament comes to Dakota State University on Saturday. The Madison Daily Leader reports that more than 250 students and 50 judges are expected to participate from more than 28 eastern South...
October 24, 2015 - 5:20pm
October 2, 2015
Madison man charged with assault in death of 3-year-old boy
MADISON (AP) — Authorities have charged a Madison man in connection with the death of a 3-year-old boy. Police say 21-year-old Jacob Meinders faces two counts of aggravated assault on a child, along with alternate child abuse counts. He could face up to 30 years in prison if...
October 2, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 28, 2015
Madison dedicates 110,000-square-foot, $37 million hospital
MADISON (AP) — Officials have dedicated a $37 million medical center in Madison. The Daily Leader reports that officials on Saturday held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 110,000-square-foot Madison Regional Health System facility. The hospital is tentatively scheduled...
September 28, 2015 - 5:07pm
September 4, 2015
Cybersecurity threats pose moving target for business, government
MADISON—The threat of hackers isn't going anywhere, and a keen eye is being placed toward the future. On Thursday, those two ideas met,...
September 4, 2015 - 1:00pm
August 14, 2015
'Capital For A Day' in Madison will include community social
PIERRE (AP) — Madison's chance to be the honorary South Dakota Capital for a Day this month is approaching quickly. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said Thursday that activities for the Aug. 19 celebration will include a community social gathering with the governor. Community...
August 14, 2015 - 3:25pm
August 12, 2015
Winner/Colome comes up short in slugfest
Matt Burpee couldn't stop driving in runs on Wednesday. The Madison slugger drove in eight runs in a 5-for-5 effort (and a walk) in the Broncos'...
August 12, 2015 - 9:44pm
August 2, 2015
SD Class B State Amateur Tournament first-round pairings
SD Class B Amateur State Tournament At Cadwell Park Mitchell #-Home team First round Wednesday, Aug. 5 Milbank vs. #Lennox Only One, 6 p.m. Kimball/White Lake vs. #Canova, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 Hartforld/Humboldt vs. #Akron, 11 a.m. Crofton vs. #Garretson,...
August 2, 2015 - 12:01am
August 1, 2015
Madison, Armour win way into state B tourney
FLANDREAU—John Waba collected three doubles and a single to lead Madison to a 6-5 win over the Colman A's at the District 4B tournament in Flandreau Friday, earning Madison a spot in the Class B state amateur tournament. Madison trailed 3-1 after four innings, but scored four...
August 1, 2015 - 12:19am
July 30, 2015
Dell Rapids, Lennox advance to state
FLANDREUA—The Dell Rapids Mudcats scored four times in the bottom of the eighth inning to erase a 3-0 lead by Madison in a 4-3 win, propelling the Mudcats to the state tournament. The big hit was Nate Henry's bases-clearing double with two outs to give the Mudcats the lead...
July 30, 2015 - 11:58pm
July 28, 2015
Madison to be honorary Capital for a Day on Aug. 19
MADISON (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has chosen Madison to be the state's honorary Capital for a Day on Aug. 19. Activities that Wednesday will include a Main Street walk, business tours, and a community social and coffee hour. Daugaard also will hold a lunch with community...
July 28, 2015 - 4:17pm
June 23, 2015
DWU hosts arachnid conference, draws worldwide visitors
MADISON — For spider and scorpion enthusiasts, South Dakota has mostly been undiscovered and untouched. On Tuesday, some of the people...
June 23, 2015 - 6:13pm
June 1, 2015
Madison gets new police chief after former leader retires
MADISON (AP) — Madison has hired a new police chief following the retirement of the department's former leader. The Daily Leader reports the top post at the Madison Police Department now belongs to Justin Meyer, who had served as a detective sergeant before earning the title...
June 1, 2015 - 10:58am
May 18, 2015
Madison police chief retires after 36-year law career
MADISON (AP) — The police chief in Madison has retired after nearly a dozen years in the position. The Daily Leader reports that Friday was the final day on the job for Chuck Pulford, who spent 36 years in law enforcement. Pulford joined the Madison Police Department in...
May 18, 2015 - 9:26am