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Police: Man in mask, US Postal Service uniform robs business
University of South Dakota football player accused of rape
A self-proclaimed Nazi is banned from his college campus in Florida - but allowed to remain a student
Hughes County Jail on pace for record federal revenue
Thanksgiving meal served up for oil spill cleanup crews
Minnesota, South Dakota farmers named to soybean board
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Iowa routs Nebraska with strong second half
Marlin girls making progress on the ice
Heat scorch nets from 3, beat Timberwolves
Coyotes improve to 5-1, defeating Southern Miss
Class 9A all-state football: Jaguars loaded with five all-state players
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Richard "Dick" L. Fuller
Hilda D. Schoenfelder
Michael "Mick" Kirwan
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
THUNE: A once-in-a-generation opportunity
SMITH: An important time to be thankful
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wayne Decker is turning 85
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
November 15, 2017
Despite devastating injuries, football in the heartland is a way to make it through life
ELDON, Mo. - Highway 52 curls west around town and unspools across the rippling farmland. It is easy to miss the house tucked on a gravelly side...
November 15, 2017 - 12:24pm
October 28, 2017
Native kids most likely to face poverty in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A recent report says non-white children in South Dakota are more likely to face poverty and underperform in school compared...
October 28, 2017 - 4:16pm
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