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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Twins do their part to honor Stoneman Douglas shooting victims
Photos from state wrestling quarterfinals
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Swiss top Canada to take curling bronze medal
Germany stuns Canada to make first hockey final, face Russians for gold
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
Leo W. Konstanz
Dorothea Dunmire Peterson
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
August 28, 2012
SD recognized for quality food assistance program
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Social Services is receiving an extra $650,000 in federal funding because it has a high accuracy rate in managing the nation's main nutrition program for low-income people. The department has the nation's lowest error rate in denying...
August 28, 2012 - 9:23am
August 27, 2012
Mississippi's Box Project still relieving poverty on SD reservations
HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) -- The Box Project, a grass-roots program of the Hernando-based Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, still holds promise for relieving rural poverty as it marks its 50th year. The Commercial Appeal reports the milestone is being marked by an exhibit...
August 27, 2012 - 1:51pm
Fruit orchard planted on Cheyenne River reservation
PIERRE (AP) -- An orchard of fruit trees has been planted on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation as the result of a national program. The Communities Take Root program lets people vote online to decide which communities get fruit orchards. The program is sponsored by Dreyer's...
August 27, 2012 - 7:33am
SD Alliance for Economic Security to host summit in Pierre
The Alliance for Economic Security, a coalition of groups and individuals dedicated to improving the lives of South Dakota children and families, will host its fourth summit, Building Assets and Creating Opportunities, Sept.
August 27, 2012 - 3:44am
August 10, 2012
Bridge to Benefits website links those in need to assistance
A valuable resource for families and individuals in difficult economic circumstances, the Bridge to Benefits website (www.sdbridgetobenefits.com) has been just been updated. Developed by South Dakota Voices for Children in partnership with the Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota,...
August 10, 2012 - 8:54am
May 23, 2012
SD has highest rural poverty rate in Great Plains
South Dakota has the highest rate of rural poverty in a 10-state region of the Great Plains, and more than one-fourth of the state's rural children live in poverty, according to a report by the Center for Rural Affairs. According to 2010 census data used in the report, 20.6 percent...
May 23, 2012 - 7:16am
April 12, 2012
Nearly one in five kids lives in poverty in Davison County
Almost one in five kids in Davison County lives in poverty. That's according to Carole Cochran, director of South Dakota Kids Count, which is based at the University of South Dakota's Beacom School of Business. During her presentation at a briefing on the status of South Dakota...
April 12, 2012 - 6:57am
March 8, 2012
Sioux Falls event considers income needs of SD elderly
SIOUX FALLS -- Older adults in South Dakota expressed their frustration over poor access to jobs at a public Sioux Falls meeting on Wednesday...
March 8, 2012 - 7:02am
September 26, 2011
Census: 1 in 6 SD children affected by poverty
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- South Dakota continues to have higher child poverty rates than neighboring states. According to media reports, recently release census figures show one in six children -- or 34,000 -- in the state is affected by poverty children in South Dakota -- more than any...
September 26, 2011 - 3:10pm
Staggering: 20 percent of SD children go hungry
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A new study shows that nearly 20 percent of South Dakota children are struggling with hunger. The study, "Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity 2011," says more than 38,000 children under the age of 18 in the state do not have adequate access to nutritious food. Feeding...
August 26, 2011 - 11:40am
November 19, 2009
Speaker: Focus energy on those who still can reach economic recovery
It wasn't easy for Cecelia Fire Thunder to admit, but she said the fight against poverty on reservations across South Dakota cannot be fought...
November 19, 2009 - 7:53am
November 18, 2009
Poverty summit starts today in Mitchell
A two-day conference on poverty in South Dakota will begin today at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. Titled "Summit on South Dakota Children and Families in Poverty: Working Together, Building on Cornerstones," the conference will review progress on four cornerstones...
November 18, 2009 - 2:46pm