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Trump's budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years
Teacher salaries still in flux
Palace plaza project breaks ground
At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
Dante man pleads admits to raping young girl
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
Vikings gave Michael Floyd a chance. 'Now it's up to him,' says his mother.
Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
Amateur baseball teams to raise money for Platte youth
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
Larry J. Hofer
Joan F. Fergen
Sheila M. Manger
Lisa M. Hoffer
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Hauser: When Jesus told his disciples they were to be salt, light
THUNE: South Dakota businesses would benefit from pro-growth tax reform
Pinke Post: The purpose of trophies in the box
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
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