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Libyan forces clear last Islamic State hold-out in Sirte
In the mountains, a therapy for PTSD
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
Cuba, U.S. to discuss detente in wake of Trump election
One died at Pearl Harbor, the other lived. Seventy-five years later, they'll be reunited.
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Preseason South Dakota sportswriters basketball polls
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland named to Class B all-state first-team
Athlete of the Week: MVP's Risseeuw finds early success at 195 pounds
Kernel boys ready to compete
Mesman wins Class A Miss Volleyball award
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Drew Allen Holter
Linda Joy (Cain) Cooper
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
October 2, 2015
OPINION: America should listen to Pope Francis
To the Editor: I hope America can listen and learn by the words of Pope Francis. As I listened, I know why I am a liberal. Washington has to begin helping the poor more, not less. As Diego Neria Lajarraga has said after the forgiveness of God, which Pope Francis assured him, "If...
October 2, 2015 - 11:17pm
September 21, 2015
Newlywed couple receives blessing from Pope
YANKTON (AP) — South Dakota newlyweds who traveled to Rome for their honeymoon had their nuptials blessed by Pope Francis. Kraig Kronaizl and the former Morgan Peck were married Aug. 7 at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Sioux Falls, the Yankton Press & Dakotan reported. The...
September 21, 2015 - 12:44pm
June 16, 2015
Pope blasts global warming deniers, calls for reduced consumption of fossil fuels
A draft of a major environmental document by Pope Francis says "the bulk of global warming" is caused by human activity and calls on people — especially the world's rich — to take steps to mitigate the damage by reducing consumption and reliance on fossil fuels. In words likely...
June 16, 2015 - 3:39pm
June 1, 2014
Pope and Israel's prime minister disagree on the language Jesus spoke
Pope Francis carried out a headline-grabbing three-day tour of the Holy Land, visiting refugees, hugging clerics and honoring the victims of the Holocaust. But perhaps the most interesting moment of the trip came during an exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at...
June 1, 2014 - 10:14pm
April 28, 2014
Hundreds of thousands watch two popes become saints
By Philip Pullella and James Mackenzie VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints...
April 28, 2014 - 7:53am
December 27, 2013
Pope speaks out about discrimination, violence against world’s Christians
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) — Pope Francis on Thursday denounced discrimination against Christians, including in countries where religious freedom...
December 27, 2013 - 4:14pm
December 15, 2013
OPINION: Pope shouldn’t be Person of Year
In a better world, Francis’ actions would be the norm.
December 15, 2013 - 10:50pm
November 30, 2013
Pope ramps up charity office to be near needy, sick
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has ramped up the Vatican’s charity work, sending his chief almsgiver and a contingent of Swiss guards onto the streets of Rome at night to do what he usually can’t do: comfort the poor and the homeless. A few times a week, Archbishop Konrad...
November 30, 2013 - 11:13pm
August 9, 2013
OPINIONPope Francis: Acts of Humility
Pope Francis is rewriting the rules in his first year at the Vatican. Here are a few of Francis' symbolic changes and statements: • "Who am I to judge?" Pope Francis's July 29 comments on homosexuality contrasted with his predecessors'. In a wide-ranging talk, he reached out to...
August 9, 2013 - 11:21pm
March 30, 2013
LETTER: Pope should not be expected to change
To the Editor: I am appalled at most national news media's talk, to change with the election of our new Pope Francis. The pope stands in for the Lord, dating back to St. Peter the first pope who walked on this earth after Jesus died for us. The pope's duties are handed down to him...
March 30, 2013 - 12:15pm
March 14, 2013
Sioux Falls bishop pleased with choice for pope
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls says the election of Pope Francis is recognition of the changing face of Catholicism. Pope Francis is the first pope from the Americas and the first Jesuit pope. Bishop Paul Swain in Sioux Falls says church...
March 14, 2013 - 9:09am
PARKER: Myopia in Rome
WASHINGTON -- All things considered, I'd rather be in Rome. Isn't everyone? Tout le journalism monde has descended on Rome since Pope Benedict...
March 14, 2013 - 3:48am
March 13, 2013
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected pope
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.
March 13, 2013 - 1:39pm
February 12, 2013
Sioux Falls' bishop saddened as pope decides to resign
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The head of the Diocese of Sioux Falls says he's saddened by Pope Benedict XVI's announcement to resign. The pope announced...
February 12, 2013 - 7:12am
February 11, 2013
Pope to resign Feb. 28, says he's too infirm
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on -- the first...
February 11, 2013 - 7:18am