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Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez is 'severely admonished' by Ethics Committee
Federal judge appoints special master to review material seized from Trump lawyer
UPDATE: County sheriff issues evacuation order after Wisconsin refinery explosion
Rounds doesn't support Senate bill to protect Mueller
Senate panel advances bill to protect Mueller from firing, but it's unlikely to become law
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Tiger baseball team drops two Mustangs
Record-breaking Tiger: Haage etches name in DWU record book
West Central blanks Hanson/Bridgewater-Emery
Report: QB Mayfield expected to go No. 1 to Browns
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Violet Mae Freidel
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
Donna M. Cuka
Noem: Keeping Washington out of South Dakota
On Farm Bill, might over right
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
Wiltz: Snow geese hunters on a mission
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
March 11, 2018
SD lawmakers give raises, push state constitutional changes
PIERRE — South Dakota lawmakers have left the Capitol after eking out raises for thousands of teachers, state workers and Medicaid providers...
March 11, 2018 - 3:54pm
Trump administration opens door to let states impose Medicaid work requirements
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration issued guidance to states early Thursday that will allow them to compel people to work or prepare for jobs...
January 11, 2018 - 10:59am
December 1, 2017
State's Medicaid advisory panel calls for reducing opioids usage
PIERRE — Medicaid patients in South Dakota should receive fewer prescriptions for opioids, an advisory panel of medical doctors and pharmacists...
December 1, 2017 - 4:21pm
March 27, 2017
SD Medicaid expansion remains unlikely following failure of Obamacare repeal
Medicaid expansion in South Dakota remains dead in the water despite the Affordable Care Act remaining in place. According to Gov. Dennis Daugaard's...
March 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
March 3, 2017
Thune says Obamacare repeal few weeks away
The first steps to repeal and replace Obamacare are expected to surface in the next few weeks, according to U.S. Sen. John Thune. The third-term...
March 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
February 6, 2017
Former Freeman woman charged with taking more than $9K from food stamps, Medicaid programs
FREEMAN — A former Hutchinson County woman has been cited with social services fraud and grand theft after allegedly taking more than $9,000...
February 6, 2017 - 10:43am
November 4, 2016
Burg, Klumb vie for District 20 Senate seat
Both candidates for District 20's seat in the state Senate are in agreement: they disagree on Medicaid expansion. When asked the greatest difference...
November 4, 2016 - 5:45pm
October 25, 2016
Panel studying payments for Medicaid providers wants Legislature's appropriators to plot the map
PIERRE — The Legislature's interim committee that spent four meetings studying payment methodologies for providers of Medicaid services...
October 25, 2016 - 5:13pm
October 13, 2016
District 20 State Senate candidates square off in first public forum
The two candidates for District 20 state senator sparred over Medicaid expansion and legislative redistricting at a public forum held Thursday....
October 13, 2016 - 9:46pm
June 28, 2016
Legislators want hard data for Medicaid reimbursement
PIERRE—The cost reports filed with state government by Medicaid providers that form the basis for reimbursement rates often haven't been timely or weren't filed at all, a panel of South Dakota legislators learned Monday. Jason Dilges, the governor's commissioner of finance and...
June 28, 2016 - 10:58am
June 23, 2016
House candidate calls for Noem's help on Medicaid expansion, questions IHS record
SIOUX FALLS — State Rep. Paula Hawks is calling for her opponent in the 2016 South Dakota Congressional election, U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, to use her influence as a Republican Party leader in the state to lobby for Medicaid expansion.
June 23, 2016 - 5:41pm
June 3, 2016
Local legislators mulling over Medicaid expansion
Gov. Dennis Daugaard may be convinced that South Dakota can expand Medicaid, but District 20 legislators are not so sure. On Tuesday, Gov. Daugaard said if plans appear politically viable, he would like to call a special legislative session in June or July. Medicaid is a free or low-cost...
June 3, 2016 - 10:28am
March 2, 2016
Senate scuttles House attempt to hog-tie Medicaid expansion
PIERRE—Democratic and Republican leaders of the state Senate agreed Wednesday there's no need for a law that would require a governor to receive the Legislature's approval to expand Medicaid eligibility. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 7-2 to reject the proposal from...
March 2, 2016 - 5:36pm
March 1, 2016
Governor delays Medicaid decision; team proceeds on plan to improve health care services for IHS patients
PIERRE—With nine working days left, Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Monday there isn't sufficient time in the 2016 legislative session to decide if government-funded Medicaid health services should cover more lower-income working people in South Dakota. Daugaard said a special legislative...
March 1, 2016 - 10:39am
February 29, 2016
Governor won't pursue Medicaid expansion this session
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Monday that he won't pursue an expansion of Medicaid in South Dakota during the current legislative session. The governor made the announcement after getting input from federal officials about policy revisions necessary to satisfy his...
February 29, 2016 - 3:58pm