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Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
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Bee management practices continually changing
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Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Agnes F. Schelske
Sheri Podhradsky Camfield
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
July 3, 2017
'Pink slime' defamation trial boosts some area businesses
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trial to determine whether ABC defamed a South Dakota meat producer's products that critics dubbed "pink slime" provided a boost to area business before it ended with a settlement. The Sioux City Journal reports the biggest beneficiaries from the case...
July 3, 2017 - 11:30am
June 28, 2017
ABC: Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — ABC News has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime," the TV network said Wednesday. ABC...
June 28, 2017 - 9:48am
June 12, 2017
'Trial of a lifetime' plays out in tiny South Dakota town
ELK POINT, S.D. - In this rural outpost of just over 1,900 residents, a local college student has become a courtroom sketch artist, trailers...
June 12, 2017 - 9:33am
June 6, 2017
Meat producer's attorney: ABC reports nearly ended business
ELK POINT (AP) — A more than $1 billion defamation trial over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product started Monday with attorneys giving different versions of the company's decline. Dakota Dunes-based Beef Products Inc. sued the television...
June 6, 2017 - 10:44am
June 2, 2017
Jury seated in South Dakota 'pink slime' defamation trial
ELK POINT (AP) — A jury has been selected in a more than $1 billion defamation case over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." Opening statements are set for Monday. The Sioux City Journal reports...
June 2, 2017 - 12:49pm
May 30, 2017
'Pink slime' defamation trial set to start in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Jury selection is set to start in a defamation case over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." Dakota Dunes-based Beef Products Inc. sued the television network in 2012. It...
May 30, 2017 - 4:39pm
April 6, 2017
SD Supreme Court denies ABC bid to avoid 'pink slime' trial
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has rejected a move by ABC to avoid trial in a defamation lawsuit over the television network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." The high court denied the petition on Monday. The network and correspondent Jim...
April 6, 2017 - 11:25am
March 15, 2017
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
A South Dakota state judge has ordered ABC Broadcasting to face a potential $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it damaged Beef Products...
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 8, 2016
ABC's Diane Sawyer asks that 'pink slime' case be dismissed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — ABC anchor Diane Sawyer, correspondent Jim Avila and the network are asking a South Dakota judge to dismiss a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics dubbed "pink slime."...
October 8, 2016 - 10:20am
August 13, 2014
Beef Products Inc. reopens plant as suit over meat’s name proceeds
CHICAGO (Reuters) — Beef Products Inc. will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of lean, finely textured beef, which critics call “pink slime,” as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S. cattle herd. The reopening of the Garden City,...
August 13, 2014 - 7:52am
July 29, 2014
3 reporters subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three reporters for a food safety publication have been subpoenaed in the $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided as "pink slime." Court records show that the writers for the online Food Safety...
July 29, 2014 - 5:20pm
June 16, 2014
'Pink slime' makers say sales are rebounding
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sales of a treated ground beef product that critics derisively dubbed "pink slime" have rebounded, according to two of...
June 16, 2014 - 2:03pm
February 7, 2014
Cargill adds 'textured beef' wording to labels
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cargill, one of the nation's largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates...
February 7, 2014 - 5:21pm
December 17, 2013
ABC asks judge to throw out 'pink slime' lawsuit
By Dirk Lamers ELK POINT (AP) — A lawyer for ABC on Tuesday asked a circuit judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit related to its coverage...
December 17, 2013 - 11:11pm
ABC News bid to toss ‘pink slime’ case planned today in Elk Point
By Karl Plume The fate of a $1.2 billion lawsuit accusing ABC News of damaging a beef producer’s profits and reputation through its reports about a controversial product dubbed by critics as “pink slime” might be determined this week. Oral arguments on whether Beef Products...
December 17, 2013 - 7:42am