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Alleged bitcoin heist mastermind escapes from Iceland prison, goes to airport and flies away
After calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist,' a professor taunts critics: 'I will never be fired'
Three Kansas militiamen who plotted to bomb Muslims are found guilty on terrorism charges
Trump calls Stormy Daniels' story of 2011 threat 'a total con job'
Spring storms delay ... everything
Herberger's, other Bon-Ton Stores, to close
Job fair attracts hungry employers
Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
One person killed when engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
place a business brief
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
Fargo-based Bell Bank announces partnership with Minnesota United soccer team
Bruno Sammartino, 'Living Legend' king of pro wrestling, dies at 82
Teichmeier adds size, length for Tiger men
Baltic principal, former Freeman football coach Jim Aisenbrey dies
More changes to spring sports schedule due to weather
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Margaret (Olson) Letcher
Gary Lee Brink
Glenda L. Thompson
OPINION: The crash call on April 19, 1993
OPINION: Wisdom should come with age
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
GRAVES: What keeps me up at night
OPINION: Helping a family in need
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
Lowell Funk 80th birthday
Verna J. Hofer
Dr. John Wingfield
November 26, 2017
Firm gets 700 applications for pink slime' worker aid fund
DAKOTA DUNES (AP) — A South Dakota meat producer has received 700 applications for aid from former workers. The Dakota Dunes-based company...
November 26, 2017 - 4:03pm
November 15, 2017
'Pink slime' worker aid fund applications due Saturday
DAKOTA DUNES (AP) — An aid fund application deadline is looming for workers laid off by South Dakota meat producer Beef Products Inc. The Dakota...
November 15, 2017 - 11:30am
September 27, 2017
South Dakota meat company in 'pink slime' case launches fund for ex-workers
The South Dakota meat processor that sued ABC News over the characterization of its top-selling product as "pink slime" in TV news reports has...
September 27, 2017 - 4:28pm
August 10, 2017
Attorney: Settlement of lawsuit against ABC exceeds $177M
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A legal settlement between ABC and a South Dakota meat producer in a defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime" exceeded $177 million, an attorney for the producer said Wednesday.
August 10, 2017 - 9:04am
August 9, 2017
Disney reports $177M payment after 'pink slime' suit settled
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Disney has reported spending $177 million on a legal settlement during the quarter that its subsidiary ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement in a high-profile defamation lawsuit. Disney's filing this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
August 9, 2017 - 4:43pm
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.
August 13, 2014 - 7:52am