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78-year-old man who died in crash in Vermillion identified
Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity
Clinton adding some staff in Utah as her campaign eyes expansion into red states
Was the Declaration of Independence 'defaced'? Experts say yes.
Senior living business is booming in Mitchell
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Byers leads Class A pack into the state meet
Kernels put away pesky Bobcats in five sets
Bono, Kocers aiming high for SDSU wrestling this season
Area volleyball roundup: Thunder drop Golden Eagles in prep volleyball
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
August 24, 2016
Multimillion-dollar cancer center planned for Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Avera Health plans to build a cancer center in Pierre, funded largely by a multimillion-dollar grant from a charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley. The trust is donating $7.5 million toward the building and will match...
August 24, 2016 - 11:11am
August 23, 2016
Foes: South Dakota ballot measure circumvents right-to-work
PIERRE (AP) — A coalition of business groups recently launched a campaign against a labor-backed ballot measure going before voters in November, arguing that the plan would allow unions to circumvent South Dakota's right-to-work law. Supporters of Initiated Measure 23, which would...
August 23, 2016 - 11:17am
August 20, 2016
GF&P, Pierre police ask for public's help fighting vandalism
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre police and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are asking people who see someone damaging public property to alert authorities. The agencies are working together to deter unlawful acts after a recent uptick in littering and vandalism on the Pierre waterfront....
August 20, 2016 - 10:09am
August 19, 2016
South Dakota commission proposes fishing tournament fees
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission might introduce fishing tournament fees to help recoup state costs associated with the events. The Game, Fish and Parks Department must process tournament applications and also handle some field work, such as law enforcement,...
August 19, 2016 - 11:32am
August 17, 2016
Pierre starts work on last 2011 flood-related repair project
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre is starting work on the last major project in the city's recovery from Missouri River flooding in 2011. Commissioners on Tuesday awarded a bid for repairs to a park amphitheater parking lot. The project funded by a federal grant will restore the lot to its pre-flood...
August 17, 2016 - 11:37am
Lawmakers studying drug abuse prevention to meet at Capitol
PIERRE (AP) — A group of lawmakers looking at how to prevent drug abuse in South Dakota is meeting at the state Capitol. The Substance Abuse Prevention Interim Study Committee meets Wednesday. The committee is hearing from former U.S. attorney from North Dakota Timothy Purdon. Purdon...
August 17, 2016 - 11:33am
August 16, 2016
Aerodynamics Inc. makes inaugural flight out of Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Aerodynamics Inc. has begun flights between South Dakota's capital city and Denver after a rocky two-year process, pleasing both city and state leaders. "I know (first lady) Linda and I will be flying out of Pierre again," Gov. Dennis Daugaard said during a Monday...
August 16, 2016 - 12:14pm
Men convicted in reservation metal bar assault lose appeals
PIERRE (AP) — Two men convicted of assaulting another man on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation with a metal bar have lost their appeals to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Authorities say Wesley Running Shield and Michael Alford in June 2014 used the metal bar to break the...
August 16, 2016 - 12:13pm
Court declines to send Constitution Party hopefuls to voters
PIERRE (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to order the Secretary of State to put two Constitution Party candidates on the November ballot. KELO-TV reports that U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier on Monday denied an injunction from Libertarian Party chairman Ken Santema...
August 16, 2016 - 12:03pm
August 15, 2016
Pierre School Board again seeks sale of old school building
PIERRE (AP) — The Pierre School Board is again trying to sell the empty McKinley Elementary School. The Capital Journal reports that a $260,000 bid was rejected in 2014, and no bids were submitted last year. Officials also weren't able to strike a deal while seeking a private sale....
August 15, 2016 - 12:54pm
August 12, 2016
Lawmakers studying drug abuse prevention set to meet
PIERRE (AP) — A group of lawmakers studying how to prevent drug abuse in South Dakota is set to meet at the Capitol in Pierre. The Substance Abuse Prevention Interim Study Committee is scheduled to meet next week. Republican Sen. Jim White is leading the group. The group will hear...
August 12, 2016 - 10:42am
August 10, 2016
Interest rate cap foes take to court to block ballot measure
PIERRE (AP) — A political group working against a ballot measure that would cap short-term lenders' interest rates in South Dakota is pushing in court to stop it from going before voters. Give Us Credit South Dakota is requesting that the court order Secretary of State Shantel Krebs...
August 10, 2016 - 3:53pm
Convicted pastor loses appeal to state Supreme Court
PIERRE (AP) — A former Brookings pastor convicted of having sexual contact with a child has narrowly lost his appeal to the South Dakota Supreme Court. The Capital Journal reports justices recently voted 3-2 to reject the appeal of 39-year-old Timothy Bariteau. Bariteau was accused...
August 10, 2016 - 2:25pm
August 8, 2016
Purple Heart Memorial in Pierre rededicated in new spot
PIERRE (AP) — Military veterans and others rededicated the Purple Heart Memorial in Pierre over the weekend. The memorial last November was moved from in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial across from the Capitol to a more visible spot near the World War II monument on Capitol...
August 8, 2016 - 12:31pm
July 26, 2016
South Dakota man faces felony in Brand Board theft case
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of withholding money while he worked at the State Brand Board faces a felony grand theft charge. Prosecutors said Monday that 31-year-old Chad Cordell faces up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted. An indictment says the...
July 26, 2016 - 10:38am