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Senate Republicans unveil health-care bill as GOP struggles to advance its vision
Lawsuit by student whose rape charge got dismissed approved
Some gun owners were disturbed by the Castile verdict, but the NRA has been silent
Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether rules out a run for Congress
The Health 202: What's in the Senate health-care bill
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Showers bring some relief to South Dakota farmers
AgweekTV: Drought sell off
Young farmers score victory at Legislature
Legion baseball roundup: Winner/Colome downs Valentine
Custer crushing for Mount Vernon
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Rookie scores winning goal in Minnesota United win over Portland
Twins to play Cleveland in Puerto Rico next season
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Barry Grabenstein Sr.
OUR VIEW: Local justice reform better for juveniles, county's future
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
OPINION: Tarzan, the Olympic gold medalist
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
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