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Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
Utility regulators look again at prosecuting wind company
State law requires state agencies put grant agreements on internet
State: Testing finds no oil in ditch near Keystone spill
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
Class 9B all-state football: Cowboys honored with four standouts
Tigers drop GPAC game in Midland
Michael Jordan is turning into a Vikings fan
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
Mildred Ann Meagher
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
April 27, 2014
Nelson campaign ad to feature Corn Palace
A soon-to-be-released campaign ad from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Stace Nelson will prominently feature the Corn Palace. The ad, filmed earlier this week in front of the Corn Palace in Mitchell, should be released within a week, Nelson said in an interview this week with The...
April 27, 2014 - 6:03pm
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