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A 'Star Trek'-inspired gizmo could win its inventors $9 million
Timeline of veto day in Pierre
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link
Black Hills business short on seasonal employees
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
DWU drops two GPAC games
Foote, Bauder place 2nd at state meet
Ducks top Tea in season-opener
Inaugural Mitchell prep indoor meet set for Tuesday
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
Marjorie L. Huber
Barb K. Sydow-Houck
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
March 5, 2017
South Dakota veterans center running despite low funds
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A drop-in center for homeless veterans in Sioux Falls is running despite low funding, and the state's dire budget situation has dashed hopes for a legislative solution. The Veteran's Outreach Center offers services such as showers, laundry, food and help looking...
March 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Man pleads guilty to failing help boy who died of abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to failing to help an abused boy, then concealing his death from authorities. Forty-four-year-old Mitchell Wisecarver admitted in federal court Friday that he knew his wife, Lori Wisecarver, had been physically abusing 2-year-old...
March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
February 24, 2017
On a second try, House votes to sell Custer juvenile center
PIERRE — It took two rounds Thursday for the state House of Representatives to agree to let the governor sell the STAR Academy juvenile...
February 24, 2017 - 12:18pm
January 16, 2017
Flu cases nearly double across South Dakota
Flu season has taken flight in South Dakota. For the week ending Jan. 7, 36 lab-confirmed cases of the flu were reported statewide, nearly doubling the season's total since officially beginning Oct. 1, according to the most recent statistics from the South Dakota Department of Health....
January 16, 2017 - 5:10pm
January 6, 2017
Flu season heating up across South Dakota
Flu season is beginning to pick up steam in South Dakota. After a slow start to the season, which began Oct. 1, officials with the state Department...
January 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
November 25, 2016
Thanksgiving quiet on SD roads
The Thanksgiving holiday was quiet on South Dakota roadways. According to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department...
November 25, 2016 - 2:34pm
October 19, 2016
Former U.S. Sen. candidate optimistic about Amendments V, T
Former U.S. Sen. candidate Rick Weiland has been hitting the towns of South Dakota in promotion of the "Trifecta of Reform," and he's optimistic...
October 19, 2016 - 5:29pm
Standing Rock Tribal Council identifies land for possible camp relocation
BISMARCK — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council has voted to set aside tribally owned land for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to relocate from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land in southern Morton County, but Chairman Dave Archambault II stopped short of saying the tribe...
October 19, 2016 - 2:57pm
October 10, 2016
Noem says she will vote for Trump despite vulgar comments
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem plans to vote for GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump despite the release of a video...
October 10, 2016 - 4:13pm
October 8, 2016
Thune, Daugaard call for Trump to drop out following crude comments about women
Two of South Dakota's most well-known Republican politicians have called for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump to drop out of the race,...
October 8, 2016 - 12:33pm
September 27, 2016
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
South Dakota voters will come eye-to-eye with a jam-packed ballot in November, and among the 10 ballot questions is one 34-page behemoth of an...
September 27, 2016 - 5:20pm
August 2, 2016
U.S. House candidate Hawks calls for the expiration of controversial EB-5 program
U.S. House of Representatives candidate Paula Hawks is calling to put an end to South Dakota's controversial EB-5 visa program. Hawks, a Democratic State Representative from Hartford, said the troubled program should be allowed to expire next month. Hawks, who will square off with...
August 2, 2016 - 5:43pm
July 27, 2016
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
The latest move made by the Indian Health Service could help the Rosebud and Pine Ridge hospitals provide quality health care on tribal land. The IHS announced Wednesday a $700,000 contract to the independent nonprofit The Joint Commission to provide accreditation services for IHS...
July 27, 2016 - 4:59pm
July 23, 2016
Trump acceptance speech ratings fall short of record
Donald Trump's 75-minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted a bigger U.S. television audience than the same event four years ago but failed to match the all-time record, according to Nielsen data released on Friday.An estimated 32.2 million people tuned...
July 23, 2016 - 8:26pm
Federal prisoner jumps fence, escapes from Yankton facility
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal prison officials say an inmate has escaped from a minimum security work camp in Yankton. The U.S. Marshals Service says 33-year-old Johnny Tiner was observed jumping a fence a facility shortly after midnight on Saturday. They say he is considered armed...
July 23, 2016 - 8:17pm