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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
School board approves new SD-based bus company for district
Take two on Main Street restoration plan
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
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
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Defenders sweep DWU baseball
Kernels grind out pair of dual victories
Tiger men's golf in third heading to GPAC final round
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
Marilyn Jean Small
Hilda Ann Thome
Harold T. Tiede
Mary Freidel Mimmack
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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