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Yes, I'm pregnant. No, I'm not 'about to pop.'
Water main break causes road closure at Seventh and Main
Trump orders Justice Department to investigate Manchester bomb probe leaks
Playboy model sentenced for posting photo of unsuspecting nude
Top paid CEO in South Dakota is in energy industry
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
Amateur baseball roundup: Gang rallies past Madison
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Golden Eagles send two to state track
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Janice Marie Buckley
VayeJean (McQueen) Markhardt
Adeline Rosina Elizabeth Storm
Donna Jean Jones
Joyce E. Ackman
OUR VIEW: Critical to recognize EMS crews
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
April 22, 2017
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
It has been three months since President Trump took office with a Republican-led Congress in place ready to help him advance policies that grow...
April 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 28, 2017
Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday to undo a slew of Obama-era climate change regulations that his...
March 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
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