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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
March 28, 2016
Islamic State driven out of Syria's ancient Palmyra city
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces backed by heavy Russian air support drove Islamic State out of Palmyra on Sunday, inflicting what...
March 28, 2016 - 1:50pm
February 12, 2016
Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on
MUNICH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, butRussia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to fight until he regained full control of the country.Although billed as a potential breakthrough, the...
February 12, 2016 - 5:41pm
November 27, 2015
LETTER: Noem's vote on refugees disgraceful
To the Editor: Having grown up in the state of South Dakota, I am thoroughly ashamed by the cowardice and political pettiness shown by our political representatives regarding the Syrian refugee crisis. The ignorance on display is simply breathtaking. Rep. Kristi Noem's knee-jerk...
November 27, 2015 - 9:59am
November 16, 2015
Daugaard doesn't expect Syrian refugees in South Dakota
South Dakota isn't likely to receive any Syrian refugees, according to the governor's office. Kelsey Pritchard, communications director for the governor's office, said Monday that no Syrian refugees have come to South Dakota so far, and Gov. Dennis Daugaard doesn't believe any will. The...
November 16, 2015 - 7:03pm
May 20, 2015
Islamic State learns lessons from U.S. raid
A U.S. special forces raid against an Islamic State leader in Syria caught the jihadist group off guard, killing not only the declared target,...
May 20, 2015 - 4:48pm
March 27, 2015
U.S. in contact with Syrian officials on American journalist Tice
The United States has been in direct, periodic contact with Syrian government officials to discuss the case of missing American journalist Austin Tice, who disappeared in Damascus in 2012, a senior State Department official said on Thursday. The official denied reports that a...
March 27, 2015 - 2:25pm
March 20, 2015
Suicide bombers kill 137 in Yemen mosque attacks
Suicide bombers killed at least 137 worshippers and wounded hundreds more during Friday prayers at two mosques in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in...
March 20, 2015 - 5:27pm
March 13, 2015
U.S. to send $70 million in non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition
The U.S. State Department said on Friday it was working with Congress to provide about $70 million in new non-lethal assistance to the Syrian...
March 13, 2015 - 1:21pm
March 3, 2015
Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on...
March 3, 2015 - 2:12pm
September 21, 2013
LETTER: Obama should follow through on threats
President Barack Obama drew an imaginary red line where he said we would get into the Syrian war if the government crossed that red line. The red line was if Assad used poison gas on his own people. Now Assad has crossed that red line by using poison gas on his own people, and killing...
September 21, 2013 - 7:37am
September 14, 2013
US-Russia reach agreement on Syria weapons
GENEVA (AP) — After days of intense negotiations, the United States and Russia reached agreement Saturday on a framework to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014 and impose U.N. penalties if the Assad government fails to comply. The deal, announced by U.S. Secretary...
September 14, 2013 - 11:39am
September 13, 2013
Kerry talks tough in Syria encounter with Russia
GENEVA -- Striking a tough tone, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened swiftly convened talks with Russia on Syria's chemical weapons Thursday by bluntly rejecting a Syrian pledge to begin a "standard process" by turning over information rather than weapons — and nothing...
September 13, 2013 - 6:37pm
Syrian rebels skeptical of chemical weapons deal
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's main opposition group in exile was "deeply skeptical" Friday about Damascus signing an international treaty banning...
September 13, 2013 - 5:33pm
JIMMY CARTER: Military strikes won't work in Syria
The only way to be assured that Syrian chemical weapons will not be used in the future is not through a military strike, but through a successful international effort.
September 13, 2013 - 6:38am
September 12, 2013
White House: Russian prestige on the line in Syria
WASHINGTON -- The White House tried Wednesday to pin the success or failure of a diplomatic option to secure Syria's chemical weapons on Russia rather than the United States as Secretary of State John Kerry headed for Geneva to work on a Russian proposal for international inspectors...
September 12, 2013 - 2:28pm