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LifeQuest honors longtime employees in annual dinner meeting
‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
Captain America was punching Nazis in 1941. Here's why that was so daring.
Rains of up to 9.45 inches, tornadoes hit southern Minnesota
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
MHS girls tennis opens with win over Harrisburg
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Mitchell soccer teams fall to Yankton
Spotlight on prep football: Same group, different name for Canistota/Freeman
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
April 12, 2017
Smithfield makes move on market for pig-human transplants
CHICAGO - Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, has established a separate bioscience unit to expand its role in supplying pig...
April 12, 2017 - 12:37pm
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