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Voters face an odd catch on June 5 ballot question
Man arrested for making weapon in jail, threatening officer
Polar Plunge raises $27K for Special Olympics South Dakota
Attorney says Roy Moore supporters offered him $10,000 to drop client who accused the Senate candidate of sexual impropriety
Missing Iowa family of four found dead in Mexico condominium
Stocks tumble in biggest weekly decline since 2016
'Looks lame anyway': Elon Musk just deleted Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX - on a dare.
Fewer tourists are visiting the US under Trump. Canadians didn't get the memo.
It's easy to hate Facebook, but it's much tougher to quit
Harrold pulse plant on hiatus as it deals with money woes
place a business brief
Thune's ninth farm bill proposal focuses on CRP, rural water
Ag industry pans Trump's China tariffs
Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs off on SDSU precision ag project
Deere is worried about retaliation against U.S. agriculture
Public hearing to be held over South Dakota turkey barn
NCAA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-seeded Kansas holds off Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
Timberwolves rally to edge Knicks
After a dramatic double-overtime victory, Northern State one win away from D-II men's national title
NCAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Air Force to play Minnesota Duluth for trip to Frozen Four
Minnesota United still looking for returns on loan players
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Mildred Lorraine Skogmo
Kyle R. Fowler
Bernhard "Ben" Winckler
Glorian Bernice Kappenman
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
NOEM: Not everyone farms, but everyone eats
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
THUNE: 21st century ideas for 21st century infrastructure
DAUGAARD: The purpose of SD's juvenile justice system
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Wiltz: Make the most out of antler sheds
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
South Dakota agency considers elk hunting license decrease
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.
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