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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
MAC building blocks for the future
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell, Gophers win four relays
TRAXLER: For first time, national title is on the table for Jacks
Defense jumpstarts No. 1 DWU women over Doane
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Carroll M. Hunstad
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
June 19, 2015
Delware governor signs bill decriminalizing marijuana
Delaware Governor Jack Markell has signed into law a bill decriminalizing possession and private use of small amounts of marijuana, following...
June 19, 2015 - 8:39am
June 16, 2015
Indian tribe in South Dakota moves to legalize marijuana
FLANDREAU (AP) — An American Indian tribe in eastern South Dakota has approved selling and using marijuana on tribal lands. KELO-TV and...
June 16, 2015 - 11:37am
June 15, 2015
Oglala tribal member says he should be allowed to grow hemp
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Alex White Plume thought his decade-long wait to produce industrial hemp on a South Dakota Indian reservation was ending when the federal government softened its stance on marijuana enforcement and lawmakers expanded the development of hemp under certain circumstances. But...
June 15, 2015 - 10:55am
June 14, 2015
Dakotas tribal leaders pitching pot as economic opportunity
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Marijuana companies in California and Colorado have tabbed prominent American Indian leaders from the Dakotas to help prod tribes across the nation into the pot business. Tex Hall, the former chairman of the oil-rich Three Affiliated Tribes, and Robert...
June 14, 2015 - 3:53pm
June 2, 2015
Immigration policy played role in Guevara death, says attorney general
States do not have enough control on immigration policy, which likely played a role in the murder of a young girl in 2009 in Hanson County. That's...
June 2, 2015 - 4:48pm
May 12, 2015
2 adults, boy arrested in SD after boy takes pot to school
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota say a 9-year-old boy, his mother and stepfather have been arrested on drug charges after police discovered that the boy took a baggie with marijuana to school. Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens says staff members at the...
May 12, 2015 - 2:01pm
May 6, 2015
2 arrested for drugs at Fort Randall hotel
PICKSTOWN — Two California men are accused of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana in a Charles Mix County hotel this week. Demetrious Williams, 25, of Elk Grove, Calif., and Aaron Young, 23, of Sacramento, Calif., were arrested Sunday at the Fort Randall Casino hotel after...
May 6, 2015 - 3:56pm
2 arrested for drugs at Fort Randall hotel
Two California men are accused of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana in a Charles Mix County hotel this week. Demetrious Williams, 25, of Elk Grove, Calif., and Aaron Young, 23, of Sacramento, Calif., were arrested Sunday at the Fort Randall Casino hotel after law enforcement...
May 6, 2015 - 3:02pm
May 5, 2015
Justices seek U.S. government's views on Colorado marijuana law
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked President Barack Obama's administration for its views on a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma against...
May 5, 2015 - 2:37pm
April 30, 2015
June trial scheduled in large drug bust in Groton
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Groton man accused of having 7 pounds of marijuana at his farm and business is set for trial in about a month. The American News reports that 45-year-old Timothy Thurston's trial on felony drug possession charges has been scheduled to begin June 8. Thurston...
April 30, 2015 - 1:53pm
April 28, 2015
Drugs found in car of high school student; teen arrested
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls high school student is facing felony charges after police found marijuana and hydrocodone pills in his car. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the car of the 17-year-old was searched after a drug-sniffing dog alerted officers to the car during...
April 28, 2015 - 3:19pm
April 13, 2015
Man arrested for possessing hashish
A Minnesota man who was stopped for speeding on Interstate 90 outside Mitchell was arrested for possessing illegal drugs. Benjamin Wells, 39, Welch, Minn., was driving 93 mph in a 75-mph zone. Trooper John Lord pulled Wells over and noticed him to be nervous.
April 13, 2015 - 2:49pm
Mitchell men arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
Two roommates were arrested in early April for possession with an intent to distribute more than 1 ounce of marijuana. Zackery Fischer,...
April 13, 2015 - 1:59pm
April 10, 2015
Obama tells Jamaicans to go easy on the 'ganja'
President Barack Obama waded into a hot topic in Jamaica on Thursday when he was asked for his views on pot, an item close to the hearts - and...
April 10, 2015 - 1:35pm
March 24, 2015
Police find 14 pounds of pot, almost $30,000 in Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) — Authorities in Brookings say a month-long investigation led them to seize 14 pounds of marijuana and almost $30,000 in cash. Police arrested 30-year-old Joseph Jones and 40-year-old Walter Gaters, both of Brookings, on Thursday after they say they found three...
March 24, 2015 - 6:49pm