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Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid
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
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
April 4, 2017
Local legislators eye 2018 priorities
Davison County's lone state senator is hoping to tackle what could be a "sticky issue" in the 2018 legislative session. On the heels of the 2017...
April 4, 2017 - 4:51pm
March 30, 2017
Local legislators content with IM 22 overhaul
One critical component of voter-approved Initiated Measure 22 could be gone for good. State Republicans quickly eliminated IM 22 during the 2017...
March 30, 2017 - 5:05pm
March 13, 2017
MERCER: Nelson wins battle to ban sexual relationships
PIERRE — I shudder to write about this. Why did Sen. Stace Nelson have to work so hard to ban legislators from sexual relationships with...
March 13, 2017 - 10:10am
March 8, 2017
Legislators recommend ban on sexual contact with staff
PIERRE — Incidents involving a lawmaker and several interns led the Legislature's procedure committee to recommend Wednesday a rule prohibiting...
March 8, 2017 - 3:21pm
February 16, 2017
AG to continue prosecuting GEAR UP case
PIERRE — The GEAR UP case will continue to be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office after a resolution to appoint a special prosecutor...
February 16, 2017 - 5:03pm
February 6, 2017
Trooper injured in Kimball shootout honored by Legislature
CHAMBERLAIN — A bullet wound was a sign for John Koenig to stay in law enforcement for a while longer. Now semi-retired, the former South Dakota Highway Patrol sergeant who was involved in what South Dakota Attorney Jackley called "one of the most dangerous events in South Dakota...
February 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
February 3, 2017
NELSON: A 'dark day' for SD Legislature
Wednesday was a "dark day" for the South Dakota Legislature. The passage of House Bill 1069, brought to repeal the voters' enacted Initiated...
February 3, 2017 - 1:32pm
January 24, 2017
Legislative commemoration to honor longtime Mitchell educator
PIERRE — More than 45 years of public service earned the late Roger Allen a place in history. State Sens. Stace Nelson, of District 19, and...
January 24, 2017 - 6:20pm
January 20, 2017
24 SD legislators invite Trump to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument
PIERRE — On the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a group of 24 state legislators invited the 45th president to visit “the...
January 20, 2017 - 3:32pm
January 9, 2017
Starting another session: Two returning legislators prepare priorities for Pierre
After a short break from the political arena, two local legislators will return to Pierre with different priorities in mind. Lance Carson, a...
January 9, 2017 - 10:14am
June 7, 2016
Nelson tops Finck in District 19 senate primary
Stace Nelson is one step closer to making a return to the South Dakota State Legislature. Nelson, a 49-year old Fulton resident, defeated Republican primary challenger Caleb Finck by a commanding margin of 57.7 percent to 42.3 percent. Nelson earned 1,552 to Finck’s 1,137. “I...
June 7, 2016 - 10:16pm
June 4, 2016
Five District 19 candidates gear up for primary
The race is on for five Republicans in District 19. The odd-shaped, five county district in southeast South Dakota features two contests in Tuesday's primary, neither of which will involve Democratic or Independent voters. Newcomer Caleb Finck faces off against familiar face Stace...
June 4, 2016 - 8:14pm
LETTER: Nelson the right choice for South Dakotans
To the Editor:
June 4, 2016 - 11:06am
April 26, 2016
Nelson gets record support in returning to District 19 politics
FULTON—Stace Nelson's return to South Dakota politics was announced in the South Dakota secretary of state's recent confirmation of his successful nomination as a state Senate candidate for District 19 (Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson and McCook counties). Nelson was...
April 26, 2016 - 10:50am
March 25, 2016
Comeback candidate: Stace Nelson mounts a return to politics
Former State Rep. Stace Nelson hopes to bring honesty and integrity to Pierre. The 48-year-old Fulton resident and two-time District 19 representative is making a reluctant comeback attempt to state politics after losing a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat to Sen. Mike Rounds...
March 25, 2016 - 4:21pm