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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
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
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
February 13, 2013
SD delegation splits on party lines over State of Union speech
South Dakota's congressional delegation was predictably divided on party lines over President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. ...
February 13, 2013 - 5:26am
February 4, 2013
OPINION: Facts are clear: Romney was better choice for trailer industry, Trail King
On Jan. 9, Mr. Owen Reitzel criticized the CEO of Trail King for suggesting to Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., on a recent visit to Mitchell, that business...
February 4, 2013 - 9:14pm
January 21, 2013
Clinton, Carter join Obama inaugural gathering
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter joined lawmakers and other dignitaries at the Capitol for President Barack Obama's ceremonial swearing-in Monday to a second term. The two men are the only living Democrats who have occupied the White House. Clinton...
January 21, 2013 - 10:46am
Obamas host coffee with congressional leaders
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Could a blend of inaugural excitement and fresh coffee be the stimulant Washington needs to break political gridlock? One could only conjecture as President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and their wives played host Monday to congressional leaders of...
January 21, 2013 - 10:43am
Obama starts inauguration day with visit to church
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama began inauguration day listening to a church pastor counsel him to use his power to benefit others,...
January 21, 2013 - 9:40am
January 18, 2013
NSU band to march in Obama's inauguration parade
ABERDEEN (AP) -- The Northern State University marching band is preparing to take part in President Barack Obama's inauguration parade on Monday. The experience will give the students a renewed sense of patriotism, Marching Wolves color guard director Bailey Geist told the media. More...
January 18, 2013 - 10:20am
January 16, 2013
Obama's most virulent foes want the celebration stopped
WASHINGTON -- Eldon Bell, a retired Air Force officer and physician, is making no plans to see Barack Obama's second inauguration, in part because Bell considers the president arrogant and dishonest, but more so because Bell is not yet persuaded that the swearing-in will occur at...
January 16, 2013 - 9:58am
December 5, 2012
Obama applauds Pine Ridge man, nonprofit during speech
PORCUPINE (AP) -- President Barack Obama hailed the head of a nonprofit organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as an example of positive...
December 5, 2012 - 3:15pm
November 15, 2012
President signs directive to combat cyberattacks
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has signed a secret directive that effectively enables the military to act more aggressively to thwart cyberattacks...
November 15, 2012 - 5:59am
Petition for SD to secede signed by more than 5,000
Well, the name of the state is South Dakota. Maybe that explains why some residents in the state have joined in a secession movement. But unlike the 11 southern states who tried to leave the union from 1860 to 1865, this secession isn't about slavery, states' rights or other...
November 15, 2012 - 4:29am
November 9, 2012
OPINION: Obama is a moderate Republican
Dear Republicans, Sorry about the election. I know how much it hurts when your presidential candidate loses. I've been there many times. You're crestfallen. You can't believe the public voted for that idiot. You fear for your country. Cheer up. The guy we just re-elected is a moderate...
November 9, 2012 - 8:14am
October 31, 2012
LETTER: Sign stealer: Come talk to me about my support of Obama
To the Editor: Last night, under cover of darkness, some cowardly individual took it upon himself/herself to remove from my front yard a sign showing my support for President Obama. Now I know that not all persons in South Dakota are supporters of the president, but I...
October 31, 2012 - 10:12am
October 30, 2012
ENDORSEMENT: Romney for nation's future
The presidency is the ultimate job test. Do a good job in the first term and Americans usually will reward a president by re-electing him to a second. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has made a convincing case that President Barack Obama has not earned a second term. More importantly,...
October 30, 2012 - 10:50am
LETTER: Obama 'stole' billions of tax dollars to bail out auto industry
To the Editor: Barack Obama writes in his book, "I had grown tired of trying to untangle a mess (The fact that his father was a black man from Kenya and his mother was a white woman from Kansas which made him, in his view, an outsider to the black community and an outsider to...
October 30, 2012 - 10:48am
LETTER: Obama cares for the 99 percent that Romney doesn't
To the Editor: All politicians lie, unfortunately that's a given, but some more than others and they deserve to lose. Romney and Ryan are those that deserve to lose. Watch MSNBC and you will see why. Romney, through Bain Capital, is still invested by $8 million in Sensate...
October 30, 2012 - 10:45am