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Trump announces new economic sanctions on North Korea over nuclear program
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Pierre couple killed in interstate crash
Scotland school's building project ahead of schedule
Thursday need-to-know: 5 stories
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Severe weather threat moves Mitchell homecoming football game time
Fighting Cougars off to steady start
Schoenfelder contributing on both sides for Kernels
Prep Focus: Person leads Cougars with team approach
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
September 14, 2017
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
We've heard a lot about America's struggling rural areas in the past year. Forgotten America, where men and women lead hardscrabble lives marked...
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
July 10, 2017
A hidden population: Youth homelessness is on the rise
July 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
April 17, 2017
South Dakota churches come together to fight poverty
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Churches in South Dakota's largest city are working together to address the city's rising poverty rate in an effort to help children and families. The Argus Leader reports Sioux Falls' poverty rate jumped to 14 percent last year. Empower Sioux Falls hosts forums...
April 17, 2017 - 12:47pm
March 23, 2017
Salem simulation event hopes to shed light on poverty in SD
SALEM — A poverty simulation event Thursday night in Salem hoped to put a personal twist on an issue many in rural South Dakota fail to...
March 23, 2017 - 11:20pm
January 29, 2017
The risk of death from cancer may depend on where you live
Cancer death rates are surging in some regions of the U.S. even as fatalities steadily decline nationwide, a new study suggests. Overall, the U.S. death rate from cancer has dropped about 20 percent from 1980 to 2014, the study found. Cancer fatalities now account for about 192 deaths...
January 29, 2017 - 4:30am
March 18, 2016
OPINION: The poverty problem
The poverty problem in our country — in our own state — breaks my heart. It's more than a lack of cash flow. It's a deficiency of opportunity, of hope. It's a seemingly inescapable reality for many that is time and again passed down from generation to generation. And...
March 18, 2016 - 10:29am
March 14, 2016
White poverty and me
In his continuing effort to pit races and classes against each other, Democratic presidential candidate and socialist Sen.Bernie Sanders (D-VT)...
March 14, 2016 - 1:08pm
February 29, 2016
Interactive series to raises awareness of poverty plight
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Prosperity Initiative is planning an interactive series on poverty awareness on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus to shed light on the realities of poverty and serve as a call to action. The initiative's Kelsie Lawrence is...
February 29, 2016 - 12:43pm
August 3, 2015
How wealthy is everyone who isn't really rich?
We seem to really enjoy contemplating the money and lifestyles of the top 0.01 percent. The wealthiest Americans garner immense mind-share in the imaginations of the rest of the populace. We incessantly track the incomes of hedge- fund managers and other finance stars, the heirs to...
August 3, 2015 - 11:19am
May 11, 2015
Haiti fixes adoption system, but some fear too few adopted
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Anne-Marie Saintou walks with a megaphone along the dusty lanes of a Haitian fishing village, imploring people not to make the same mistake she did. "Ladies, say 'NO!' she shouts. "We will not give away our children anymore." Saintou is part...
May 11, 2015 - 8:26am
April 29, 2015
Obama administration names 2nd group of 'Promise Zones'
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Tuesday announced its second round of "Promise Zones," singling out eight economically struggling communities for special government attention as they work together to reduce poverty and crime, increase economic and educational opportunities...
April 29, 2015 - 3:54pm
April 28, 2015
Feds designate Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as Promise Zone
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is among eight communities that the Obama administration has designated as a Promise Zone under a program that seeks to revitalize high-poverty areas. U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the reservation's...
April 28, 2015 - 2:31pm
April 2, 2015
The poor are treated like criminals everywhere, even at the grocery store
CORINTH, Ky. — Want to see a look of pure hatred? Pull out an EBT card at the grocery store. Now that my kids are grown and gone, my Social...
April 2, 2015 - 1:23pm
November 18, 2014
GUEBERT: Slouching toward Election Day
There are facts on which the world operates and there are facts on which politics operate. Spoiler alert: the two are not the same. For example, key Republicans in both the U.S.
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
Census: Poverty rates lower in Dakotas, Northern Plains than first thought
WASHINGTON -- A different look at the numbers show that poverty rates are a bit lower the Northern Plains than the federal government previously estimated. The Census Bureau, using a supplemental poverty measurement, found that poverty rates for 2013 were lower than initially measured...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm