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U.S. Education Dept. ends Obama-era guidance on college sex crimes
Investigation launched into HHS Secretary Tom Price's travel on charter jets
Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges
Bankruptcies for Sept. 7 through Sept. 20
State GOP party won't reprimand lawmaker over Facebook post
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
Game of the Week: Three things to watch between Gregory and Bon Homme
Kernel softball loses doubleheader against Lynx
Mitchell looks to get back on track against Douglas
Area volleyball roundup: MCM downs Parkston
Moller finishes sixth at Yankton meet
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
July 20, 2017
Ex-smokers now outnumber smokers, but cessation efforts still face uphill battle
CHICAGO — "Her death was senseless. If I could have videotaped her last moments, traveled back in time and showed her how horrible her...
July 20, 2017 - 1:12pm
May 3, 2017
South Dakota city adopts partial ban on outdoor smoking
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls City Council has unanimously approved a new outdoor tobacco policy that bars people from smoking cigarettes...
May 3, 2017 - 10:43am
April 19, 2017
Outdoor smoking restrictions resurface in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The debate over outdoor smoking restrictions has resurfaced in Sioux Falls. The City Council passed an outdoor smoking ordinance several months ago, but it applies only to playgrounds and parks where youth activity is taking place. A tougher ordinance applying...
April 19, 2017 - 11:35am
March 29, 2017
Report: SD smoking up, obesity down
South Dakotans are living longer than their fellow Americans, but smoking more. According to the 2017 County Health Rankings report released...
March 29, 2017 - 4:58pm
The risk of death from cancer may depend on where you live
Cancer death rates are surging in some regions of the U.S. even as fatalities steadily decline nationwide, a new study suggests. Overall, the U.S. death rate from cancer has dropped about 20 percent from 1980 to 2014, the study found. Cancer fatalities now account for about 192 deaths...
January 29, 2017 - 4:30am
October 6, 2016
OUR VIEW: Age to purchase tobacco should be 21
We all know the effects of smoking. There's no doubts it causes cancer, it's addictive and rather costly. But for some reason we're still allowing young, impressionable adults to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products and then taken over by nicotine. The age to buy to tobacco...
October 6, 2016 - 5:14pm
September 16, 2016
Attorney General: Court upholds South Dakota's smoking ban
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says a state court has upheld South Dakota's smoking ban. Jackley's office said Friday that Circuit...
September 16, 2016 - 12:05pm
February 24, 2016
Neighbors of Sioux Falls hospital upset about smoking
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Some neighbors of Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls say the hospital has broken a promise to not use a residential lot it owns across the street from its campus as an employee smoking area. Neighbors tell the Argus Leader newspaper that workers smoke on the...
February 24, 2016 - 11:53am
November 9, 2015
OPINION: Recognizing the greater threat or lesser evil
While the thought is certainly not original to me, I am often amused at the many ways in which people worry about the wrong things. I'm as guilty...
November 9, 2015 - 11:44pm
September 2, 2015
SD smoking rate falls, remains higher than national average
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — As the nation continues to see fewer smokers, so has South Dakota, although the state's most recent data show its rate is...
September 2, 2015 - 2:34pm
July 7, 2015
OUR VIEW: Public parks should be smoke-free
A controversial ban on smoking in public parks in Seattle went into effect earlier this week. After Seattle's Parks and Recreation Board voted...
July 7, 2015 - 6:10pm
February 20, 2015
Avera to manage smoking cessation program on reservations
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A research program that uses mobile technology including text messages to promote smoking cessation and ultimately prevent lung cancer deaths among Native Americans will now be handled by Avera Health. The Walking Forward program has been managed by Rapid...
February 20, 2015 - 3:51pm
January 14, 2015
Why poor people have a tougher time stopping smoking
WASHINGTON — "We've won the war on cigarette smoking" is a mantra among health-conscious middle and upper class Americans. But within the remarkable half-century long public health success story of declining overall rates of smoking is a disturbing subplot: Those still puffing away...
January 14, 2015 - 4:43pm