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Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
Three goodbyes in three days: Why these parents watched their children die at home
Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal
Rapid City ammunition company gets $50M contract with Navy
Officials: Man shot by deputy had pointed pellet rifle
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
Syngenta settles Minnesota corn-contamination suit in trial
Soybean and corn harvests get underway in South Dakota
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
Four DI college basketball coaches charged with accepting bribes in federal corruption case
Colin Kaepernick vs. Tim Tebow: A tale of two Christians on their knees
Rolling Thunder: ACDC utilizing quick offense for strong start
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
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
Keillor: The gentle people shall prevail
GRAVES: A picture's worth 1,000 words
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
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
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 22, 2014
County commissioner sues to get EB-5 files taken from NSU
A South Dakota official is suing for files from the South Dakota Regional Corporation. Democratic Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth filed a petition in U.S. District Court on Monday requesting that former governor and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds and others...
September 22, 2014 - 9:22pm
September 9, 2014
South Dakota's EB-5 manager signed no-bid deal with his own firm
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former administrator of a program designed to lure wealthy immigrants to invest in South Dakota signed an agreement with his own company to manage some of the investments, documents show, and then Gov.
September 9, 2014 - 2:10pm
August 27, 2014
USD using drone to capture images for marketing
VERMILLION (AP) — The University of South Dakota is taking to the air to capture video used in marketing the Vermillion campus. The Volante reports USD bought its first unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, and used the tiny craft during last week's move-in day. Communications...
August 27, 2014 - 8:29am
August 17, 2014
NSU pushing for Chinese cultural, language center
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — Northern State University is moving forward with plans to create a Chinese language and cultural center that will be the first of its kind in the Dakotas and that officials hope will give the state a link to China's growing economy. The South...
August 17, 2014 - 9:22pm
August 13, 2014
Dakota State University president resigns
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — David Borofsky, president of Dakota State University for the past 2½ years, resigned unexpectedly Wednesday, citing the need for an immediate change in leadership at the Madison university. The South Dakota Board of Regents announced and accepted...
August 13, 2014 - 5:35pm
SDSM&T gets $50K geological model software gift from Leapfrog
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has received more than $50,000 worth of software that students will be able to use in geological modeling. The school says the student chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists received the gift from the...
August 13, 2014 - 8:48am
August 11, 2014
Board of Regents to adopt budget request
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet next week in Pierre for three days for its August meeting where the regents will adopt their budget request for the 2016 fiscal year. The regents will begin their annual planning session at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the RedRossa...
August 11, 2014 - 12:23am
August 10, 2014
MERCER: Students carry load at state universities without state's help
PIERRE -- South Dakota students pay some of the highest tuition and fees for public campuses in the region. Yet the financial aid available to...
August 10, 2014 - 10:49pm
August 4, 2014
Dakota State U. basketball fieldhouse getting upgrade
MADISON (AP) — Dakota State University is working on a $509,000 project to improve its basketball fieldhouse and make it easier for fans to watch games. The Daily Leader reports that the project includes adding a new bleacher system, and painting the walls and sanding the floor...
August 4, 2014 - 2:37pm
August 3, 2014
Overhaul of Johnson Fine Arts Center at NSU $4.5M over budget
ABERDEEN (AP) — The addition of a black box theater at Northern State University might have to be delayed as the proposed construction project for the college's arts center is 20 percent over budget. The Aberdeen American News reports that the overhaul of the Johnson Fine Arts...
August 3, 2014 - 11:22pm
June 16, 2014
Ceiling of $65 million set for SDSU stadium costs
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents Building Committee approved a $65 million ceiling on costs for a new football stadium at South Dakota State University. The facility plan for the future Dana J. Dykhouse Football Stadium in Brookings, which will seat 19,359 fans,...
June 16, 2014 - 3:23pm
Lots of SD students borrow for college, but not too much
Lots of South Dakotans borrow to pay for higher education, but they borrow less per student than their peers around the country. South Dakota has close to the lowest student loan debt load in the nation, according to the Federal Reserve. With between $18,000 and $20,000 owed by...
June 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 15, 2014
Construction projects on campuses advance
PIERRE (AP) — The growth and construction at South Dakota universities reflects two of the schools’ recent ascent to NCAA Division I athletics status and the Board of Regents’ 10-year plan, said Board of Regents Executive Director Jack Warner. Officials will break ground...
June 15, 2014 - 8:41am
June 11, 2014
SDSU, School of Mines partner on new degrees
Collaboration between South Dakota State University and South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will lead to new doctoral degrees in civil and environmental engineering. The South Dakota Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a Ph.D. degree program in civil and environmental...
June 11, 2014 - 10:40pm
Public Health focus of joint SDSU-USD master's degree
VERMILLION -- A new initiative between the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University will lead to a master of public health degree, with a special focus on rural health issues and higher levels of training for healthcare practitioners across the state. Both universities...
June 11, 2014 - 10:36pm