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Mitchell-based designer: Artist turned award-winning architect
Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests
Movie shot on SD reservations to make Mitchell debut Friday
Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study finds
Weekend hunt gives youth hunters guided support to nab first deer
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Mitchell looks to get back on track against Douglas
Area volleyball roundup: MCM downs Parkston
Moller finishes sixth at Yankton meet
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Kernel volleyball sweeps Lynx
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
February 28, 2014
Sequester cuts cost housing benefits to 239 SD families
Federal budget sequestration in 2013 cost 239 South Dakota families their subsidized housing vouchers, according to a new study.
February 28, 2014 - 10:12pm
November 18, 2013
Effort to save Spearfish hatchery will continue
SPEARFISH (AP) — South Dakota officials have succeeded in keeping the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives in Spearfish open this year but that the battle will continue. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service report issued late last week says the hatchery system...
November 18, 2013 - 2:08pm
November 11, 2013
Automatic spending cuts would bite more in 2014
By Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just longstanding battles over taxes and curbing mandatory spending that are obstacles to...
November 11, 2013 - 3:50pm
October 1, 2013
SD Guard sends 549 employees home in shutdown
PIERRE (AP) — About 549 full-time employees of the South Dakota National Guard have been laid off because of the federal government shutdown. Guard spokesman Maj.
October 1, 2013 - 2:02pm
September 3, 2013
Budget constraints hamper BLM fire rehab in Nev.
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Budget constraints are forcing federal land managers to scale back wildfire rehabilitation plans across thousands of acres of public land in Nevada, including some habitat deemed important to sage grouse. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management recently identified more...
September 3, 2013 - 7:39pm
August 30, 2013
MERCER: Booth hatchery fight about much more than producing trout
What do we want as U.S. citizens and taxpayers: Ever-deepening federal debt? Or truly significant budget cuts?
August 30, 2013 - 3:41pm
SD Guard recruits despite furloughs, budget cuts
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Army National Guard is recruiting new members even as its full-time soldiers are required to take furloughs because of federal budget cuts. Lt. Col.
August 30, 2013 - 3:16pm
August 21, 2013
Group says Spearfish's D.C. Booth hatchery targeted for closure
SPEARFISH (AP) — A nonprofit group that supports the 117-year-old D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery in Spearfish hopes to head off what it says are plans to close the facility in less than two months.
August 21, 2013 - 6:51pm
August 13, 2013
Head Start budget cuts cost kids, jobs
WASHINGTON — A U.S. preschool program for low- income families allowed single mother Kelly Burford to take a $7.25-an-hour job as a department store clerk in Maryland. Her son, Bradyn, 2, spent the day with friends listening to stories, singing and drawing pictures — at...
August 13, 2013 - 12:53pm
July 31, 2013
DVORAK: 'How I Spent My Furlough' Facebook page becomes as divisive as the sequester
There's a picture of painted toenails against the background of a cool, blue pool. A proud dad with a newborn son. A garage project. A...
July 31, 2013 - 10:12pm
July 22, 2013
SD National Guard prepares for sequestration furloughs
RAPID CITY (AP) -- More than half of South Dakota National Guard employees will be affected by furloughs beginning next month, the military said. The Rapid City Journal reports the furlough will require certain National Guard employees to take 11 unpaid days off from Aug. 2 to S...
July 22, 2013 - 2:27pm
June 14, 2013
Rapid City could lose federal housing funds
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Rapid City learned this week that it could lose nearly $500,000 in federal low-income housing and service funds as early as next year.
June 14, 2013 - 6:27am
May 17, 2013
Thune: Wind Cave campground to remain open
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- U.S. Sen. John Thune says the National Park Service has reversed a decision to close a campground at Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota. Officials announced in March that they were closing the Elk Mountain Campground due to automatic federal...
May 17, 2013 - 2:54pm
Military furloughs affect Ellsworth Air Force Base
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The military's plan to furlough civilian employees to save money will affect an estimated 566 workers at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. The Defense Department announced this week that it will furlough about 680,000 civilian employees across the country...
May 17, 2013 - 2:25pm
May 2, 2013
Feds to have limited presence at Sturgis rally due to budget cuts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Federal agents who help investigate crimes at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota's Black Hills will not come from Sioux Falls this year due to a shrinking travel budget related to federal spending cuts that took effect in March. The Bureau...
May 2, 2013 - 10:50am