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First vehicles pulled from wreckage of collapsed Florida bridge
Russia to expel 23 British diplomats and close consulate in row over poisoned ex-spy
United flight had to be diverted because it accidentally had a dog onboard
FBI's McCabe is fired a little more than 24 hours before he could retire
Around the Region: Lake Andes, Wessington Springs & Freeman
Paws with purpose: Pets playing larger role in the workplace
Experts share advice for first-time homebuyers
Chasing the American dream: Homebuyers face hurdles
Drink milk -- and save a farm
A problem the rest of the country shares with Toys R Us: Not enough babies
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Busy SD farm twins 7 out of 22 heifers as snow, wind take toll
Minnesota United secures second straight victory
Canistota falls to Timber Lake
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
State basketball roundup: Sully Buttes advances to Class B title game
Friday night NCAA roundup: Marshall thunders past Wichita State, gets first tournament win in program history
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
Phyllis A. Person-Riffe
Nina Kay Merkwan
Casin L Yegge
Charles "Chuck" Gukeisen
LETTER: We must prevent all mass killings, not just shootings
NOVAK: A symbiotic commitment to success
WOSTER: The 'unlikely tale' of snake-driving St. Patrick
What to look for on plant descriptions
OPINION: South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship: A gift for South Dakota's future
Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
BRAD DOKKEN: Embracing ice and snow on Lake of the Woods
'Best lake trout day ever': Out among the Apostle Islands, Josh Teigen and friends find lakers of all size
Extremely rare, 'one in a million' yellow cardinal spotted in Alabama
Wiltz: Fish and weeds worth eating?
Mike Royston, Sr.
March 14, 2018
'Students have just had enough:' Walkouts planned across the nation one month after Florida shooting
Students at thousands of schools across the country began walking out of class at 10 a.m. Wednesday,March 14, to protest gun violence and to...
March 14, 2018 - 9:05am
March 12, 2018
He was supposed to be teaching children how to pitch. Instead, he was secretly teaching them how to masturbate.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A fourth-grade Indiana elementary school teacher is facing 13 charges of sexual misbehavior with children after he was allegedly...
March 12, 2018 - 3:36pm
February 9, 2018
Mitchell schools opening one hour late
Mitchell School District and John Paul II Elementary will be opening one hour late Friday. Superintendent Joe Graves decided early Friday morning...
February 9, 2018 - 3:26am
November 10, 2017
South Dakota public schools to oppose 'school choice'
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's public schools want to shut down "school choice" discussions in the state before they begin. The Argus Leader...
November 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 2, 2017
'It made me feel ugly inside': MN family seeks clarification after teacher told student to change clothes 3 days in a row
After being homeschooled for a few years, Lily Farrell couldn't wait to start sixth grade at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. She says...
October 2, 2017 - 3:31pm
January 18, 2017
Company gives $50K donation under new school choice law
PIERRE (AP) — A Sioux Falls company has given a $50,000 contribution to help South Dakota students attend private schools under a state-backed scholarship program. Michael VanErdewyk, CEO and chairman at ReliaMax, said Tuesday that helping students and their families with options...
January 18, 2017 - 11:20am
December 15, 2016
Colorado school district votes to allow employees to carry guns
(Reuters) - A tiny school district in central Colorado has voted to allow teachers or other employees at its two schools to carry concealed handguns...
December 15, 2016 - 4:34pm
December 8, 2016
VIDEO: Police release surveillance footage of Moorhead school bus driver using racial slur, abandoning kids on side of road
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead Police Department has released a surveillance video that shows a school bus driver using a racial slur and leaving...
December 8, 2016 - 11:54am
July 29, 2016
Freeman Academy, Marion join forces in athletic co-op
FREEMAN — A pair of neighboring schools low on participation numbers have teamed up to participate for the next three seasons. Freeman Academy and Marion agreed to a cooperative deal for athletics starting this fall. The new co-op is called the Freeman Academy/Marion Bearcats,...
July 29, 2016 - 11:48pm
July 28, 2016
A boost with heart in mind: SDHSAA foundation provides AEDs to schools in need
Thanks to the efforts of the South Dakota High School Activities Association Foundation, 10 South Dakota schools will be a little safer with...
July 28, 2016 - 12:22am
July 26, 2016
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
PIERRE — The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks currently has 281 schools trained in the program with around 20,000 students participating each year. GF&P hosts an eight hour safety and proficiency...
July 26, 2016 - 11:49pm
April 13, 2016
AG's Office expects more interest in school sentinels
Now that one school has signed up for school sentinel training, the Attorney General's Office expects more to come forward. The Tri-Valley School District in Minnehaha County unanimously approved a school sentinel policy during a board meeting Monday night, becoming the first educational...
April 13, 2016 - 10:17am
April 5, 2016
South Dakota schools frequently haven't hired new S.D. teachers
PIERRE—South Dakota schools hired less than 38 percent of the first-year teachers graduated from South Dakota's state universities during 2002 through 2014. That's one of the trends identified in a report to the state Board of Regents, whose members govern the state universities....
April 5, 2016 - 5:05pm
March 2, 2016
Impact of Daugaard veto likely minimal
PIERRE — South Dakota's Legislature has attracted national attention recently, but some area superintendents took little notice Tuesday when the governor vetoed one hot-button issue.
March 2, 2016 - 11:05am
October 28, 2015
South Dakota students see math, reading scores slip slightly
PIERRE (AP) — The 2015 Nation's Report Card shows reading and math scores for South Dakota's eighth graders have slipped slightly over the...
October 28, 2015 - 7:18pm