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Gord Downie, poet laureate of Canadian rock music, dies at 53
Rollover crash in Lawrence County kills 49-year-old man
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Transgender state employee sues over health plan provision
'Totally fabricated': Trump disputes congresswoman's depiction of his exchange with soldier's widow
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
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
Place a Business Brief
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Mayer: In playoffs, Kernels need to close gap in 11AA
DWU volleyball team downs Mount Marty
Two Golden Eagles set for state cross country meet
Mavericks take fourth in Fargo, finish season sixth in region
Kernel softball honored on all-state teams
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
Dolores Mae Kalda
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Virginia "Ginny" Scheller
Darleen Baumiller Zangle
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
NOEM: South Dakota's generations of grit
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
October 9, 2017
Nelson named SD Legislature's top conservative
After a brief break from legislative service, State Sen. Stace Nelson returned to Pierre to deliver on a campaign promise. And the Fulton legislator...
October 9, 2017 - 3:26pm
August 29, 2017
Mid-Central probe intensifies as legislators dig into answers
PIERRE — The Legislature's Government Operations and Audit Committee dug through the latest sets of answers Tuesday regarding alleged wrongdoing...
August 29, 2017 - 6:38pm
August 4, 2017
Committee’s majority unofficially decides to invite a legislator’s father as witness over GEAR UP
PIERRE — A top staffer said he is inviting a different witness than the lawmaker named last month by the Legislature’s Government Operations...
August 4, 2017 - 12:37pm
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