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Wrong winner first announced at Oscars, but it’s ‘Moonlight' for best picture
Major shrimp growing, processing operation to begin in Minnesota
Trump to unveil health care plan details Tuesday
Woonsocket's newly finished performing arts center gets first look
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
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
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Area basketball roundup: Priebe nets 1,000th career point in Chamberlain victory
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Dorothy A. Heibel
Beverly Ann Feenstra
David G. Hamilton
George Bollock, Jr.
Donald James Fredrichs
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
LETTER: Ironic situation with SCOTUS
LETTER: What's unconstitutional?
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
February 24, 2017
In sweeping move, Trump puts regulation monitors in U.S. agencies
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday, Feb. 24, to place "regulatory reform" task forces and officers within...
February 24, 2017 - 3:58pm
January 11, 2017
NOEM: Ending the reign of regulators
Expectations are high for the 115th Congress, which was sworn in the first week of January, but I'm optimistic that we've matched those expectations...
January 11, 2017 - 5:10pm
October 31, 2016
Something this broken cannot be repaired
When I'm home in South Dakota, I spend a lot of my time traveling the state to hear from farmers, ranchers, small business owners and moms and...
October 31, 2016 - 5:41pm
February 18, 2016
South Dakota to require meningitis vaccinations
PIERRE—Meningitis vaccinations should be required for students in South Dakota, the state House of Representatives decided Wednesday. The vote was 42-25 in favor. The legislation, SB 28, now goes to Gov. Dennis Daugaard for his signature to become law. The state Department of...
February 18, 2016 - 10:31am
January 15, 2016
Senate: Should bail bondspersons face federal background checks?
PIERRE—People wanting state licenses to be bail bondspersons in South Dakota might have to first submit to a federal criminal background, under a proposed change pending in the state Senate. Fingerprint cards would be submitted to the state Division of Criminal Investigation...
January 15, 2016 - 5:07pm
May 12, 2015
Farmers worry over reach of EPA water rules
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government rules to clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from development and pollution are fueling political anger in the country's heartland. The rules proposed last year by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S....
May 12, 2015 - 1:06pm
May 11, 2015
State banks might get a one-time fees break
PIERRE—Rarely does a government program accumulate so much revenue that its main fee can be suspended. The South Dakota Division of Banking is in that unusual spot. As a result, the state Banking Commission will consider on Friday a one-time abatement of the bank examination...
May 11, 2015 - 6:35pm
March 3, 2015
House sends raw-milk legislation to governor
PIERRE -- After years of struggle, victory arrived Tuesday afternoon for South Dakota producers of raw milk for human consumption. The state House of Representatives gave final legislative approval to a package of proposed changes in South Dakota's dairy laws. They specifically...
March 3, 2015 - 6:15pm
February 2, 2015
Regulators prepare rules on payday loans to shield borrowers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are putting together the first-ever rules...
February 2, 2015 - 2:42pm
January 18, 2015
State looking for input on aquatic invasive species rules
PIERRE (AP) — New rules are in the works to try to slow the spread of invasive species in South Dakota's waterways. The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission proposed several regulations to prevent their introduction and slow the spread of existing populations. One...
January 18, 2015 - 7:35pm
December 16, 2014
MERCER: Is there a right to spear a fish?
FORT PIERRE — An argument about equal rights took place a few days ago during the meeting of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission. Equal rights, that is, for the opportunity to enjoy the natural resources of South Dakota. And more specifically, equal rights in the...
December 16, 2014 - 10:36pm
August 29, 2014
Don't take your drone to a national park Labor Day weekend
WEST GLACIER, Mont. — If you're visiting a national park this weekend, leave the drones at home. Unmanned aircraft are banned at national parks — a move the National Park Service initiated in June that now has been finalized. Drones primarily have been used to take photos...
August 29, 2014 - 3:59pm
May 1, 2014
Trappers face a live-bait ban
SYLVAN LAKE -- Trappers in South Dakota have increasingly used live animals, including domestic cats and rabbits, and live birds as bait during recent years, according to state wildlife officials.
May 1, 2014 - 3:48pm
February 17, 2012
Boiler procedures key in oil field death of Salem man, ND official says
KEENE, N.D. -- An oil field fatality involving a furnace explosion near here may have been prevented if proper procedures had been followed, the state's chief boiler inspector said this week. Inspector Robert Reetz said it will be impossible to determine exactly what happened in...
February 17, 2012 - 12:18am