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Midwest survey suggests manufacturing boosting economy
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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
White House denies Trump order on biofuels program, sows market confusion
Grain traders prepping fish oil substitutes for aquaculture, health fads
Kindred students take on service project to celebrate National FFA Week
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
DWU’s Hoglund named freshman of year
DWU’s Martin named GPAC Player of Year
Golf's governing bodies propose 'fundamental' rule changes
Area high school basketball roundup: SCW boys advance to District 6B title game
New Underwood rolls Lyman in Region 7B title game
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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Louise A. Metcalf
Delores K. Gilbert
Arden J. Brower
World of Wine: A journey in wine appreciation
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
Dr. Fox: Pet dogs in public demonstrations
OUR VIEW: Road work will be worth the headaches
IN OTHER WORDS: Sending low-risk offenders to prison is not the best use of state funds
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
August 6, 2015
Puddle of Mudd singer accused of DUI after stop near Sturgis
STURGIS (AP) — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin faces his second DUI charge in less than two weeks, this time in South Dakota near the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. A state Highway Patrol trooper pulled Scantlin over early Wednesday for a traffic violation east of Sturgis. The...
August 6, 2015 - 1:54pm
July 29, 2015
Campaign to ease state's pot laws kicks off in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Tattooed bikers, middle-aged health care workers, blue-collar manufacturing employees and others converged on a Sioux Falls...
July 29, 2015 - 9:27pm
July 16, 2015
Tribe's partner in marijuana venture faces fiscal challenges
FLANDREAU (AP) — When the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe announced an agreement with an outside business for advice on how to grow and sell marijuana...
July 16, 2015 - 3:16pm
July 10, 2015
Measure in SD attempts to decriminalize the possession of 1 ounce of pot
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for an initiated measure to legalize the possession of 1 ounce or...
July 10, 2015 - 8:11am
June 26, 2015
OPINION: 'Rolling their own' in the Triangle Bar
I read a news piece about the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's initiative to legalize marijuana, and I thought immediately about the Triangle Bar in Minneapolis. That's the place I first saw someone smoke dope. That was the place I first realized people actually did smoke dope. Up...
June 26, 2015 - 3:56pm
Two accused of intent to distribute marijuana
Two people are accused of possession with intent to distribute less than 1 ounce of marijuana. Mellissa Shepard, 24, and William Thorpe, 27, were arrested June 17 after law enforcement executed a search warrant at their residence. According to court documents, officers found documents...
June 26, 2015 - 12:54pm
June 25, 2015
SD Indian tribe signs contract with marijuana growing group
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An Indian tribe in South Dakota that plans to start selling marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes envisions...
June 25, 2015 - 11:45am
June 19, 2015
5 arrested for pot in Rapid City part of Rainbow Gathering
RAPID CITY (AP) — Several people in Rapid City who are in the state for a proposed counterculture gathering are facing drug-related charges. The Rapid City Journal reports police found two ounces of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and marijuana wax in a car with five people in...
June 19, 2015 - 10:37am
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