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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Witten man admits to embezzling $9K in milo
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Showers bring some relief to South Dakota farmers
Amateur baseball roundup: Bankers power past Nationals
Staying in front of the ball: Post 18 infielders leading strong defense
Traxler: Travels brings sports shortlist into focus
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
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
Barry Dean Grabenstein
Paul J. Mertz
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
OUR VIEW: Local justice reform better for juveniles, county's future
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
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