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State athletic commission adopts more rules for mixed martial arts
Police on hunt for man accused in crash, driving drunk, swerving on busy Sioux Falls streets
Council member says she has right to breastfeed at meetings, retains civil rights lawyer to challenge chair
Mitchell man injured after vehicle hits street pole
State's dentistry board starts on road to licensing changes
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
Place a Business Brief
Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Jazz
Wheeler delivers decisive tally, Jets edge Wild
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Rubio, with facial hair galore, makes return trip to Minnesota
Area prep volleyball roundup: Beavers blank Bearcats
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
Paul M. Stahl
Alexa Nicole McKenzie
Anne J. Whipple
Mary Aileen Houwman
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
LETTER: Fortunate our laws protect free speech
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
September 11, 2017
MERCER: Has term-limits turnover caught up with legislators?
PIERRE — As 2017 began, 31 states including South Dakota had what website Ballotpedia describes as "trifectas." That's one political party...
September 11, 2017 - 9:00am
October 24, 2016
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
PIERRE — When Donald Trump called for term limits on Congress the other day, the Republican presidential nominee got in step with South...
October 24, 2016 - 11:35am
January 19, 2016
OPINION: Term limits hurt you, voters
As we begin the 91st legislative session, I want to talk about an issue that is neither in the news or will be in front of us in bill form this...
January 19, 2016 - 11:57am
February 12, 2014
SD panel defeats plan to put term limits in constitution
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee has defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit legislators' terms in office. Lawmakers can serve four consecutive terms, or eight years, in the House or Senate.
February 12, 2014 - 7:01pm
February 9, 2014
Gov. Daugaard likes extending lawmakers' term limits
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he likely would vote for a proposed constitutional amendment that would extend the term limits that apply to state lawmakers. Senate and House members can serve no more than four consecutive terms in a chamber, for a total...
February 9, 2014 - 11:16pm
February 8, 2014
MERCER: Legislators don't seem to listen on term limits
PIERRE -- Never underestimate Charlie Hoffman. He is a state representative from McPherson County, a Republican, rancher, son of a one-time candidate for governor, father of successful children and husband of Holly, who needs no introduction if you watch the TV program "Survivor."...
February 8, 2014 - 10:46pm
January 27, 2014
OUR VIEW: Term limits should be lengthened
We have offered sometimes confusing opinions on the issue of term limits in the South Dakota Legislature. We have opined in the past against...
January 27, 2014 - 7:48pm
February 28, 2013
Longer SD Senate terms rejected
PIERRE -- Skeptical members of the state House of Representatives poked holes Wednesday in a proposal that sought to change Senate terms to four...
February 28, 2013 - 7:24am
February 14, 2013
Legislators mulling changes to term limits
PIERRE -- A complicated proposal to change term length and the term limit for state senators squeezed through the Senate on a 19-16 vote Wednesday. The proposal would change the length of Senate terms to four years from two years for terms that start in a year ending in a 3 or...
February 14, 2013 - 5:40am
August 19, 2012
MERCER: Political obstruction zone: a rebel here, a rebel there, and deadlocks as the result
Maybe it's the term limits. Maybe it's the weakness of the Democratic organization. Maybe it's the schism in the Republican organization. Maybe...
August 19, 2012 - 10:53pm
June 2, 2012
LETTER: Vote for change in Tuesday's election
To the Editor: The preliminary election for both parties will be Tuesday. It is time for a change. I would ask that voters institute term limits in all races. Let's give new candidates that have never been elected before an opportunity to show what they are worth. Let's not...
June 2, 2012 - 11:26am
January 31, 2012
SD House votes to tack years onto legislative terms
PIERRE (AP) -- State legislators could see their terms extended if a resolution passed by the full House becomes law. The House Joint Resolution aims to amend South Dakota's constitution in favor of adding years to a legislative term. The bill says legislators couldn't serve more...
January 31, 2012 - 4:13pm
Panel endorses extending SD lawmakers' term limits
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota House panel recommended Monday lengthening the term limits for members of the state Legislature. Currently, a Senate or House member can serve no more than eight consecutive years, or four two-year terms, in a chamber, although a lawmaker can run...
January 31, 2012 - 7:22am
September 11, 2010
Rounds says he's sprinting to finish
As his second term in office nears an end, Gov. Mike Rounds said he is still running at top speed. "Just because we're coming to the end, we won't coast," Rounds said in an interview this week with The Daily Republic. Rounds is prohibited by term limits from seeking a third consecutive...
September 11, 2010 - 12:15am