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Delmont Development Corporation hopes to revitalize town's baseball field
Lake Andes man confined to home by federal judge for possessing firearms
Federal judge gives Lake Andes man 2 1/2 years for intent to distribute meth
MHS students create project to raise awareness, support those with intellectual disabilities
South Dakota regents to mull public university tuition hikes
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Rosters set for Three-Class Shootout Saturday in Salem
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
Twins RHP May undergoes Tommy John surgery
Warriors' Kerr not resting case on sitting stars
Spurs rally in last minute to top Timberwolves
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Bonnie Jo Magnuson
Rose Marie Nowlin
Leo Joseph Effling
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
WOSTER: Don't let life 'roll along'
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
December 13, 2013
Northern Beef repaid Daugaard-era loan
No further state action anticipated on redirection of $550K Rounds grant.
December 13, 2013 - 8:09pm
JACKLEY: Some EB-5 editorials inaccurate
As attorney general, I am disappointed to have read certain editorials relating to the state’s investigation into the $550,000 diversion of funds to the federal EB-5 program. Because it is uncharacteristic of reputable news sources to present inaccurate information to the...
December 13, 2013 - 7:49pm
December 12, 2013
Benda arranged his own salary before departing state office
Gov. Rounds signed $1 million grant letter during last month in office; Benda picked up check in Capitol and hand delivered it to Northern Beef...
December 12, 2013 - 8:56pm
December 11, 2013
SD AG won't open file on Benda death
Marty Jackley says he is concerned the evidence "may well affect the innocent members of a family or a minor child."
December 11, 2013 - 5:10pm
December 8, 2013
OPINION: Allow all media access to Benda case files
The death of Richard Benda, former secretary of tourism and state development, might have been a routine investigation except for his involvement in an investment program that included foreign investors receiving federal immigration visas. Benda was apparently hunting near Lake...
December 8, 2013 - 12:50pm
December 3, 2013
OPINION: Jackley punts
By Cory Allen Heidelberger Madville Times Reading Attorney General Marty Jackley’s report on his investigation of financial misconduct in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, I find that Richard Benda’s alleged double-billing of three airplane tickets for $5,559.80...
December 3, 2013 - 10:15pm
December 2, 2013
Democratic lawmaker pushes for forensic audit of EB-5
Lawmakers will find petition for special session on their desks when they arrive for Tuesday's budget address.
December 2, 2013 - 8:37pm
November 29, 2013
OUR VIEW: Appoint panel to investigate Benda affair
Members of the Democratic Party are calling for an independent investigation into the suicide of former tourism and state development secretary...
November 29, 2013 - 7:57am
How SD became a top place for foreign money
Program to attract foreign investment moved from state-run operation at Northern State University to private contractor in 2008 after lawsuit.
November 29, 2013 - 6:40am
November 27, 2013
Death certificate available in Benda death
Benda secured the shotgun against a tree and used a stick to press the trigger and shoot himself in the abdomen, the document says.
November 27, 2013 - 8:07pm
Reporters could view Benda materials
AG Jackley gives OK, but one family member must agree first.
November 27, 2013 - 1:33pm
November 26, 2013
Jackley: I didn’t talk to Benda
AG did speak with attorney of former state official who died in what was ruled a suicide.
November 26, 2013 - 10:28pm