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Wesleyan students use winter break for trip to Uganda
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Britain will not seek 'half in, half out' EU deal, May says
Aurora County alcohol sting held
MLK's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Colome captures Jones County Invitational
Traxler: Girls Hanson Classic was statistically significant and historic
Cubs feted at White House for World Series title
DWU basketball doubleheader re-scheduled for Feb. 12
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
May 27, 2016
Howard family of 6 fighting through a broken little heart
HOWARD—At about 6 months old, Sawyer Feldhaus is known around the Howard community as a "warrior."
May 27, 2016 - 5:17pm
August 3, 2015
Boy helps locate unresponsive male near Lake Mitchell
An unresponsive Mitchell man covered in gravel was located on Monday morning near Lake Mitchell by a 12-year-old boy. The 25-year-old man, who...
August 3, 2015 - 6:19pm
June 15, 2015
Medical center in Faulkton could build addition this fall
FAULKTON (AP) — A medical facility in Faulkton could begin a much-needed expansion project as early as this fall. The Aberdeen American News reports that the Faulkton Area Medical Center is planning to build a nearly 9,100-square foot addition to the west end of the hospital. The...
June 15, 2015 - 10:42am
May 1, 2015
Estimate: About 9 percent of SD rural hospitals vulnerable
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A health care industry consulting firm says about 9 percent of rural hospitals in South Dakota are vulnerable to closure. The estimate comes from iVantage Health Analytics, a Maine-based firm that compiles a hospital strength index based on data about financial...
May 1, 2015 - 2:18pm
April 20, 2015
NDSU team succeeds in new pacemaker technology
FARGO--An eclectic team of medical personnel, animal experts and electrical engineering professors and graduate students recently gathered on...
April 20, 2015 - 1:25pm
April 2, 2015
U.S. top court says medical providers can't sue states over Medicaid funding
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in a case from Idaho that private medical providers that deliver residential care services cannot sue a state in try to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. The justices, on a 5-4 vote, ruled in favor of...
April 2, 2015 - 10:42am
February 5, 2015
USD medical school dean brings calm to daily conflicts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's highest-paid state employee loves a good hockey game but refrains from pressing her face to the glass and screaming at the players to maim each other. "My husband," Dr. Mary Nettleman deadpans, "thinks that's undignified." Killjoy. Actually,...
February 5, 2015 - 3:38pm
February 18, 2013
At Sioux Falls' Coyote Clinic, students are the doctors
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Students run the show at the Coyote Clinic. They greet patients. They diagnose and treat them, draw their blood, write prescriptions and give them advice based on what they've learned so far in three or four years of medical school. They do everything except...
February 18, 2013 - 4:09pm
September 6, 2012
Avera says it has performed 1,000 transplants
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Avera McKennan Hospital says it has performed its 1,000th bone marrow, kidney or pancreas transplant at the Sioux Falls center. The hospital's kidney transplant program was established in 1993. The bone marrow transplant program was started in 1996, and pancreas...
September 6, 2012 - 11:01am
March 8, 2012
Rare artery condition afflicts Salem woman
SALEM -- It's been an emotional ride for Patti Deters over the last few months. In January, she nearly died due to a blood clot on a heart...
March 8, 2012 - 10:43pm
December 13, 2011
Board revokes Yankton chiropractor's license
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners has revoked the license of a Yankton chiropractor charged with making false Medicaid claims. The board says in a news release that it revoked the license of Larry L. Jones, effective immediately. Jones will not be allowed...
December 13, 2011 - 3:32pm
November 8, 2011
McGovern getting tests before launching book tour
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern is at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for what he says are routine medical tests in advance of a book-signing tour. The 89-year-old former U.S. senator last month was treated at a South Dakota hospital for...
November 8, 2011 - 10:54am
October 24, 2011
Rural doctors, hospitals fear loss of funding
Health care is getting tougher to find on the "frontier," and that's a concern for doctors who live there. Dr. Karla Murphy, the president of the South Dakota State Medical Association, said the state's physicians are worried that the potential loss of extra Medicare reimbursement...
October 24, 2011 - 6:07am
August 19, 2011
SDSU College of Nursing gets $1.09M gift to train rural nurses
BROOKINGS -- The South Dakota State University College of Nursing received a $1.09 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to strengthen the quality and delivery of rural nursing education.
August 19, 2011 - 12:31am
Pediatricians: Sports in heat OK with precautions
CHICAGO (AP) -- Playing sports in hot, steamy weather is safe for healthy children and teen athletes, so long as precautions are taken and the...
August 19, 2011 - 12:01am