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Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Wife of Anthony Scaramucci reportedly files for divorce
Grandfather, grandson ID’d as victims of fatal crash in Wessington Springs
Protesters want charges dropped against Castile's cousin in I-94 protest
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
Drought conditions mostly unchanged in South Dakota
Construction to begin next month on $150M ethanol plant
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Post 18 Juniors bounce Yankton at State A
Class A Legion: Aberdeen tops Renner with walk-off hit
Early pitching change leaves options open for Mitchell
Angels outlast Pheasants, win District 5B championship
Old-Timers game set for Wednesday at Cadwell Park
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
WOSTER: Flashback to family vacations
OUR VIEW: Supporting the Kernel wink
Republicans are starting to draw red lines on Trump firing Sessions and Mueller
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
Great grilling: Soy Basted Pork Chops an easy summer meal
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
Dennis and Rita Feistner
Carl Stampe Reunion
Lowell "Bud" Smith
Jim and Gloria Kunkel
April 27, 2016
American bison on track to becoming national mammal
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American bison is well on its way to becoming the country's national mammal. The National Bison Legacy Act, which makes the designation official, was passed Tuesday by the U.S. House of Representatives. The Senate passed an earlier version of the bill in...
April 27, 2016 - 10:31am
April 21, 2016
Osborn announces candidacy for District 19
EMERY — ReGina Osborn has announced she is running to represent District 19 (Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson and McCook counties) in the South Dakota House of Representatives. If elected, it would make her District 19's first woman legislator.
April 21, 2016 - 11:29am
April 12, 2016
OPINION: New bill could spell end to a secret problem
When most Americans think of sex trafficking, they probably think of some Lisa Ling special on CBS about little girls from Thailand or some remote...
April 12, 2016 - 10:21am
April 4, 2016
OPINION: From the murk of session, some political myths came
PIERRE — The time is nigh to explain some talk and contradictions that came from the 2016 session of the Legislature that ended Tuesday. Sales tax: No, the Republican opponents didn't have a no-tax alternative to the governor's increase from 4 percent to 4.5 percent. School...
April 4, 2016 - 5:31pm
March 28, 2016
OPINION: Six year check-up of Obamacare
Six years ago, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. Commonly called Obamacare, this law was intended to provide all Americans with access to quality, affordable, low-cost health care. Not surprisingly, we have found that the opposite is happening. Instead,...
March 28, 2016 - 8:23pm
March 25, 2016
Comeback candidate: Stace Nelson mounts a return to politics
Former State Rep. Stace Nelson hopes to bring honesty and integrity to Pierre. The 48-year-old Fulton resident and two-time District 19 representative is making a reluctant comeback attempt to state politics after losing a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat to Sen. Mike Rounds...
March 25, 2016 - 4:21pm
March 23, 2016
OUR VIEW: Age is more than a number in politics
The grumblings are getting louder. It's a presidential election year, and the coverage of debates, primaries and the "he-said, she-said" is already getting exhausting. With two high-profile candidates in Republican frontrunner Donald Trump and nominee Hillary Clinton, who's leading...
March 23, 2016 - 5:19pm
March 22, 2016
White Lake man alternate for GOP convention
A White Lake man was also selected as an alternate for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 17-21. Beau Byrd, White Lake, will be an alternate. Twenty-six delegates and 26 alternates were elected from a pool of county delegates. South Dakota is a winner-take-all...
March 22, 2016 - 6:28pm
Legislature readily approves broader abortion restrictions
PIERRE — The Legislature increased restrictions against abortions in South Dakota in the 2016 session. But the six measures that passed didn't receive public attention to the degree some other topics did, such as education funding and transgender bathroom restrictions. That...
March 22, 2016 - 4:57pm
March 21, 2016
Between two 2018 political rivals, a gap on conflict of interest penalty
PIERRE — A deterrent stronger than a class 1 misdemeanor is needed in state conflict of interest cases, state Attorney General Marty Jackley says. Rep. G. Mark Mickelson, the state legislator who drafted the two most recent laws, says he's open to considering changes if the...
March 21, 2016 - 5:31pm
March 19, 2016
LETTER: Reinstate Glass-Steagall before it's too late
To the Editor: "Man," the poet Friedrich Schiller says, "Is greater than his destiny." The question before us all — what is the true nature...
March 19, 2016 - 10:11am
LETTER: Vote for president who can grow state, nation
To the Editor: With the current election coming up, I think South Dakota citizens should look deeply into the candidates for whom we are voting....
March 19, 2016 - 10:03am
LETTER: Ted Cruz best hope to protect America
To the Editor: To all Americans, our liberty means a lot to us. We are starting to see that it is being stripped from us by all the liberals,...
March 19, 2016 - 9:52am
March 18, 2016
OPINION: The 2016 legislative session
The main run of the 2016 Legislative Session has just concluded. In nine intense weeks, state legislators have grappled with some of the most important issues facing South Dakota—everything from education, to hunting, to public safety, to transportation, to health care. Many...
March 18, 2016 - 10:29am
OPINION: The opioid epidemic affects all of us
Across South Dakota and the United States, prescription painkiller and heroin abuse is increasing. In the last 15 years, abuse of opioids has risen more than 200 percent. It is tearing apart families, ruining lives and killing individuals who suffer from addiction throughout the entire...
March 18, 2016 - 10:29am