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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
April 21, 2014
Early start by Rounds puts other hopefuls behind
PIERRE -- Early absentee voting began Friday in South Dakota's party primary elections. Is victory inevitable for Mike Rounds in the contest for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination? With five candidates -- Stace Nelson, Larry Rhoden, Annette Bosworth and Jason Ravnsborg are the...
April 21, 2014 - 7:25am
April 16, 2014
Nelson raises more than $28K during first quarter
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — State Rep. Stace Nelson of Fulton raised more than $28,400 for his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat during the first three months of 2014. Nelson's Federal Election Commission report shows he spent just under $28,800 during the quarter ending March 31, leaving...
April 16, 2014 - 9:33pm
April 13, 2014
Republicans stake out identities at debate
When the five Republicans hoping to be South Dakota's next U.S.
April 13, 2014 - 9:58pm
April 12, 2014
SD GOP Senate candidates meet in first debate
By Carson Walker PIERRE (AP) — The five South Dakotans vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate found common ground on most...
April 12, 2014 - 8:35pm
April 11, 2014
GOP candidates: Northern Beef/EB-5 will be campaign issue
The finances and bankruptcy of Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen will be an issue in South Dakota's crowded Republican U.S. Senate primary, the...
April 11, 2014 - 5:46pm
April 8, 2014
NELSON: Thoughts on the session
Has our state become so jaded from the ugly parade of the Rounds administration's EB-5 crony-capitalism corruption fall-out, that our press sleepily watches (without sounding the alarm) as unconstitutional bills are passed, and a return to unconstitutional deficit spending occurs? SB-53...
April 8, 2014 - 6:03pm
Senate candidate Nelson wants to ruffle feathers
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican State Rep. Stace Nelson wasn't afraid to ruffle feathers during his four years in the state...
April 8, 2014 - 7:58am
April 7, 2014
Weiland, Nelson deride out-of-state money in Senate race
SIOUX FALLS -- A Republican and Democrat came together in the public library Monday to complain about "big money" in the U.S. Senate race in general and former S.D. governor Mike Rounds in particular. State Rep. Stace Nelson (R-Fulton), a GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate nomination...
April 7, 2014 - 10:30pm
March 21, 2014
NELSON: Legislature, gov increased spending, size of SD’s government
By Rep. Stace Nelson My dear fellow South Dakotans: For the third year in a row, the Legislature and the governor increased spending and the size of South Dakota’s government.
March 21, 2014 - 7:52am
March 12, 2014
NELSON: HB 1203 violates SD’s constitution
By Stace Nelson, R-Fulton Remember the rightful scorn and derision pointed at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for saying Congress needed to pass Obamacare “ … so you can find out what is in it”? South Dakota legislators have sunk even lower than that.
March 12, 2014 - 6:50am
February 24, 2014
SD lawmaker expects another push for hemp
YANKTON (AP) — One of the South Dakota lawmakers behind a failed effort to ease restrictions on hemp production said he expects the issue to come before the Legislature again next year. A resolution urging the federal government to reconsider hemp's status as a controlled substance...
February 24, 2014 - 9:34pm
February 23, 2014
MERCER: Not all candidates misuse Legislature for their campaigns
PIERRE —- Four members of the Legislature are seeking statewide office this year. With three weeks left in the 2014 legislative session, a good question has come up: Are any of them using it as a soapbox? We can look at the statistics first. Two of the five candidates for the...
February 23, 2014 - 5:50pm
February 11, 2014
NELSON: Hot topics surface in week four
My fellow South Dakotans,
February 11, 2014 - 7:28am
February 4, 2014
NELSON: Don't use SD taxes to recruit out of state
By Stace Nelson, R-Fulton My fellow South Dakotans: my belated but fondest New Year’s greetings to you and yours. My family and I wish you and yours all the best in 2014. As some of you may have heard, our New Year started off a little grim. My older brother, Doug, and his...
February 4, 2014 - 7:23am
PHOTO: On the campaign trail
February 4, 2014 - 7:07am