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Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order
Meeting scheduled to discuss Mount Vernon School District opt-out
Business fire in Pierre ruled accidental but cause unknown
Supreme Court to hear baker's religious objection to making cake for gay couple
Kushner firm's $285M Deutsche Bank loan came just before Election Day
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
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Concerns are rising over worsening drought conditions in the Dakotas
MAC finishes second at Corn Palace Invite
McCook/Miner wins Lennox tournament
Amateur baseball roundup: Alexandria takes down Parkston
Bulldogs fall to Wildcats
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
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.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
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
Bob & Anna Graumann
Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order
April 10, 2017
South Dakota sees record pig production
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's 900 pig growers ranked third-best in the nation with a record number of pigs per litter in a recent three-month span. The state was only behind Nebraska and Minnesota, reaching 11.3 pigs per litter, the Pierre Capital Journal reported. Glenn Muller,...
April 10, 2017 - 11:12am
April 7, 2017
South Dakota cannabis backers see hope in North Dakota vote
PIERRE (AP) — Medical marijuana supporters who came up empty at the South Dakota Legislature and ballot box are emboldened to try again after an overwhelming vote in North Dakota to make cannabis available to patients there. Backers of the South Dakota effort hope to soon gather...
April 7, 2017 - 1:46pm
April 6, 2017
After repeal, ethics law supporters to push ballot amendment
PIERRE (AP) — Supporters of a voter-imposed government ethics initiative that Republican lawmakers repealed this year plan to return to voters with an anti-corruption constitutional amendment in 2018. Represent South Dakota, the group sponsoring the amendment, said Thursday that...
April 6, 2017 - 11:33am
April 1, 2017
92-year sentence affirmed in SD juvenile murder case
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld a 92-year sentence against a man who was 14 when he was convicted of killing his stepfather, Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Friday. A jury convicted Daniel Charles of first-degree murder in 2000 in the sniper killing...
April 1, 2017 - 9:31am
March 29, 2017
Woman who persuaded juveniles in motel fire avoids prison
PIERRE (AP) — A woman accused of convincing three juveniles to start a fire that caused $500,000 to a Pierre motel has avoided prison. A judge has given Tracy St. John a suspended prison sentence, although she will have to spend another three months in jail. The August fire nearly...
March 29, 2017 - 11:52am
Oversight panel says new juvenile commitments have fallen
PIERRE (AP) — An oversight panel that monitors South Dakota's juvenile justice overhaul says that new juvenile commitments to the Department of Corrections have dropped significantly since it passed in 2015. The oversight group's first annual report released Tuesday says that new...
March 29, 2017 - 11:47am
March 22, 2017
Federal agency to reconsider decision on South Dakota EB-5
PIERRE (AP) — A federal immigration agency's appeals office says that the agency must reconsider its decision to end South Dakota's participation in a federal program offering wealthy immigrants visas in return for investments. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' appeals...
March 22, 2017 - 11:36am
March 17, 2017
Upgrades coming for South Dakota's animal research lab
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's animal disease research lab is in line for much-needed renovations and upgrades after Gov. Dennis Daugaard approved creative funding to provide millions of dollars. Daugaard signed legislation Friday to upgrade and expand the Animal Disease Research...
March 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
Pierre mayor opposes Trump call to end rural air subsidies
PIERRE (AP) — The mayor of South Dakota's capital city says President Donald Trump's call to eliminate subsidized air service to rural communities would be a mistake. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill told The Associated Press that she appreciates efficient government, but that the Essential...
March 17, 2017 - 12:59pm
March 15, 2017
State Rep. returns to Pierre following one-month health scare
State Rep. Lance Carson is glad to be back in Pierre. Following a health scare in which the Mitchell Republican bested both influenza and pneumonia,...
March 15, 2017 - 5:02pm
February 3, 2017
Kernels drop ESD contest to Pierre
PIERRE—It was another tough night offensively for the Mitchell boys basketball team on Friday. The Kernels shot just 29 percent from the...
February 3, 2017 - 10:26pm
February 2, 2017
Kernels' offense struggles in loss to Pierre
The Mitchell Kernels girls basketball team didn't bring enough offense to the Corn Palace on Thursday night. While they played solid defense...
February 2, 2017 - 10:23pm
January 18, 2017
State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota officials are optimistic that a 1992 Supreme Court ruling saying sales taxes can't be collected from companies not physically present in the state can be overturned.
January 18, 2017 - 11:29am
January 15, 2017
Kernels' Havlik wins Opbroek Invite title
For a second straight year, the Pierre Governors were the kings of the Jerry Opbroek Invitational. But it was a strong showing for the Mitchell...
January 15, 2017 - 8:38pm
January 13, 2017
Opbroek Invitational: Winner Area brings solid lineup to Mitchell
WINNER — Top to bottom, the Winner Area wrestling team has built quite the roster of, well, winners. The team's lineup is filled with wrestlers...
January 13, 2017 - 10:11pm