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Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Officials seeking suspects in Delmont, Armour burglaries
Herseth Sandlin named president of Augustana University
Mitchell to get 10 inches of snow, more south of Interstate 90
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Updated GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Doane, Tiger men travel to Northwestern
DWU men pull away from Concordia
IUPUI knocks off South Dakota women
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Thune, Rounds in unique position to support ethanol
PIERSON: South Dakota cannot be a one-party rule
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 9, 2015
In a kosher grocery store in Paris, terror attack takes a deadly toll
PARIS — For more than four hours, Noemi shivered through the biting chill and the abject terror of being hidden away inside the refrigerated cellar of a kosher grocery store as a murderous gunman rampaged above. The cold-storage room had been her salvation when she dashed inside...
January 9, 2015 - 8:29pm
After Paris attacks, questions about intelligence failures
French security services are likely to face intense pressure to explain how known militants — including one trained by an al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen — faced no apparent scrutiny before they launched this week's terrorist attacks in Paris, including the daytime assault on a a...
January 9, 2015 - 8:23pm
January 8, 2015
Panic grips French Muslim community as mosque attacked
PARIS — French Muslims are braced for a backlash after terrorists shouting Islamist slogans killed 12 people Wednesday in Paris. Community leaders are urging Muslims to stay vigilant and calm as fears of reprisals grow following the massacre at the offices of a satirical magazine....
January 8, 2015 - 12:55pm
October 10, 2014
OPINION: A straitjacketed war on Islamic State by Obama
Two months after the United States began airstrikes in Iraq, and two weeks after they were extended into Syria, the forces of the Islamic State are still advancing. Last week they captured the Iraqi towns of Hit and Kubaisa, northwest of Baghdad. On Tuesday they appeared close to...
October 10, 2014 - 7:18am
October 9, 2014
PARKER: Don't let 'beheading' become banal
Words have a way of seeping into our vocabulary and, through overuse or distortion, soon begin to lose their meaning. Who could have imagined...
October 9, 2014 - 12:06pm
September 24, 2014
Obama vows to dismantle "cancer of violent extremism" in UN address
By Steve Holland UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama vowed at the United Nations on Wednesday to keep up the military pressure...
September 24, 2014 - 11:00am
September 23, 2014
OPINION: Obama military policy in Iraq neglects value of diplomacy
In addressing the threat posed by Islamic State, President Barack Obama has repeatedly emphasized that there is no American military solution to the crisis in Iraq and noted that only a more inclusive Iraqi government can hold the country together. So far, however, Obama has been...
September 23, 2014 - 2:06pm
September 22, 2014
THOMAS: Why do Americans hate America?
After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of fighting the radicalization of young...
September 22, 2014 - 7:25am
September 16, 2014
Pressler says Congress should vote on ISIS air strikes
Former Sen. Larry Pressler said Congress has a duty under the War Powers Act to vote on air strikes of the terrorist group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). However, the three-term Republican senator said he doubts such a vote will be taken. Pressler, running as an independent...
September 16, 2014 - 6:47am
September 12, 2014
MILBANK: Cheney still beating the drums of war
WASHINGTON — It was just like the good old days. Scooter Libby was in the front row. Paul Wolfowitz was in the second. And on the stage...
September 12, 2014 - 6:49am
September 11, 2014
Thune: ISIS a threat to United States
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., called for the destruction of the terrorist group known as ISIS — the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria — on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. "These forces continue to carry out horrific atrocities," Thune told reporters...
September 11, 2014 - 10:28pm
Obama orders Islamic State airstrikes
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. airstrikes for the fi rst time in Syria and more attacks...
September 11, 2014 - 10:24am
Sen. Johnson supports air strikes, opposes ‘putting US combat boots on the ground’
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., issued the following statement Wednesday on President Obama’s ISIS speech. “The president presented a forceful case that it is in America’s interest to degrade and destroy the brutal, growing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria....
September 11, 2014 - 10:12am
September 10, 2014
Noem ready to consider funding for Mideast fight
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., has been frustrated by a lack of strategy to fight the Islamic extremist group that has taken over large swaths of Syria and Iraq, she said Wednesday. She hoped President Obama would change that in his prime time speech to the nation Wednesday night. Noem...
September 10, 2014 - 10:37pm
September 9, 2014
WOSTER: Remembering the past will strengthen the future
Tomorrow, the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., a fitting way to remember that terrible day might...
September 9, 2014 - 2:26pm