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In post-Ebola Sierra Leone, more than half the population face food shortages
Pipeline protest setting tense, but quiet
High court: Hospitals don't have to turn over documents
Authorities ID 2 victims of fatal crash in Meade County
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
'Consistent performer': Michels makes plays for Kernels
SD college football preview: Nielson takes on old team in USD-WIU duel
Dordt sweeps Tigers in three sets
Mitchell's Brewster to join Tiger women's basketball
Catching up with former area athletes: Fossum, Juffer lead Coyotes into new swim season
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Marcellina C. Weiss
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 25, 2016
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
(Reuters) - Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same. Under U.S. law, hemp - which comes from the same family of plants that produce...
October 25, 2016 - 12:42pm
September 12, 2016
Canadian official slams marijuana policy on U.S. border as 'ludicrous'
A high-ranking Canadian official last week slammed the "ludicrous" decision of U.S. border agents to permanently deny entry to a Canadian man...
September 12, 2016 - 1:13pm
September 2, 2016
One year in, drug dog helps sniff out more drugs
In his first year, a Mitchell police recruit has made the Police Division more efficient at sniffing out drug crime. The recruit is a German...
September 2, 2016 - 5:10pm
August 26, 2016
Four Mitchell residents arrested on drug charges
Four Mitchell residents were arrested for drug possession on Wednesday. Jared Nespor, 27, and Mellissa Schuppan, 27, were arrested by Mitchell...
August 26, 2016 - 3:06pm
August 9, 2016
Court denies bid to put medical marijuana measure on ballot
PIERRE (AP) — A state court judge has denied a request from the sponsor of a medical marijuana ballot measure to put the proposal before voters in November. Attorney General Marty Jackley said Tuesday that Circuit Court Judge Mark Barnett's decision was based on a lack of valid...
August 9, 2016 - 1:03pm
August 3, 2016
2 consultants charged in South Dakota tribal pot operation
FLANDREAU (AP) — Two consultants who worked with a Native American tribe on its plans to open the nation's first marijuana resort in rural South Dakota have been charged with drug offenses, the state's attorney general announced Wednesday. The charges come eight months after the...
August 3, 2016 - 11:09am
August 2, 2016
Medical marijuana backer asks court to get measure on ballot
PIERRE (AP) — The sponsor of a medical marijuana ballot measure is asking the courts to overturn the secretary of state's rejection of the initiative for the ballot. A spokesman for the office said Tuesday the lawsuit is under review. Backers are seeking to get the initiated measure...
August 2, 2016 - 4:12pm
July 11, 2016
North Dakota medical pot backers submit signatures
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of a ballot initiative campaign that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes turned in about 17,600 signatures Monday, saying they were confident their efforts would put the issue to a statewide vote. Backers of the so-called North Dakota...
July 11, 2016 - 3:27pm
May 17, 2016
Three southwest Minnesota man sentenced for California to South Dakota marijuana operation
SIOUX FALLS -- Three Worthington, Minn., men who ran an extensive marijuana operation bringing pot from California to the Sioux Falls area to sell have been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota. Law officers believe at least 500 pounds of marijuana was sold in the operation....
May 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
March 11, 2016
Sioux Falls police dog sniffs out 6 pounds of marijuana
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls police dog helped intercept 6 pounds of marijuana someone tried to send through the mail. A mail inspector at the postal processing facility in Sioux Falls reported a suspicious package last week. Canine officer Rio inspected it this week and sniffed...
March 11, 2016 - 12:42pm
March 10, 2016
Family dismayed by vote to block seizure-disorder treatment
PIERRE (AP) — George Hendrickson watched earlier this week as his immediate hopes for treating his young son with a non-intoxicating compound in marijuana went down with a bill in the state Legislature. House lawmakers blocked a measure that would have allowed doctors to prescribe...
March 10, 2016 - 4:31pm
March 9, 2016
House blocks marijuana-related seizure disorder treatment
PIERRE (AP) — The state House has blocked a bill that would have allowed people with severe seizure disorders to use a compound in marijuana for treatment. The chamber's 25-43 vote means the bill won't advance to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. It had passed through the Senate. The bill would...
March 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
February 3, 2016
Secretary of state rejects medical marijuana ballot measure
PIERRE (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says her office has rejected a ballot measure to allow people with serious medical conditions to use marijuana. Krebs said Wednesday that supporters didn't turn in enough valid signatures to put the measure before voters. The proposal...
February 3, 2016 - 6:41pm
November 9, 2015
South Dakota tribe burned pot crop for fear of federal raid
FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota American Indian tribe that sought to open the nation's first marijuana resort burned its crop after federal officials signaled a potential raid, the tribal president said Monday. Flandreau Santee Sioux President Anthony Reider told The Associated...
November 9, 2015 - 7:55pm
October 10, 2015
Tribe starts growing plants for 'marijuana resort' in southeast South Dakota
FLANDREAU—The marijuana plants are already growing in a remodeled building on the Flandreau Santee Sioux reservation as the southeast South...
October 10, 2015 - 10:18am