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155th Engineer Co. receives Reserve Family Readiness Award
Avera Queen of Peace receives national recognition for rural health
Parkston health administrator retires after 40-plus years
Pipeline opponents vow fight as Trump approves Keystone XL
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
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
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Bartscher joins DWU women’s basketball team
Catching up with former area athletes: Reiff backup D-tackle for Hawkeyes
Mitchell's VanderPol to play for DWU softball
Special Olympics state basketball returns to Mitchell this weekend
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
'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
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
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
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
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
October 2, 2015
Montana man brings 30 pounds of marijuana to SD
A Montana man was arrested in Lyman County with possession of 30 pounds of marijuana. Andrew Brazill, 28, of Butte, Mont., was pulled over by South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Brian Biehl on Sept.
October 2, 2015 - 11:02am
September 29, 2015
South Dakota tribe to open nation's 1st marijuana resort
FLANDREAU (AP) — The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head...
September 29, 2015 - 11:09am
August 27, 2015
Flandreau tribe says marijuana not behind city police split
FLANDREAU (AP) — The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's decision to end a longstanding policing agreement with the city of Flandreau predated the tribe's decision to legalize marijuana, a tribal attorney says. Inadequate policing and the city's poor relationship with the tribe...
August 27, 2015 - 10:23am