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One year after pipeline protest's end, 'I would have done it all over again'
With legalization growing elsewhere, marijuana makes up half of N.D. drug arrests
Around the Region: Plankinton, Wessington Springs and Stickney
City of Mitchell declares snow emergency
Six bodies found dismembered in landscape planters in Canada
United and Delta cut ties to NRA as boycott movement spreads to global corporations
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Minnesota native Diggins to take reins of U.S. women's cross country
Twins' Nick Gordon sees his famous father as a future pitching coach
Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler suffers meniscal injury in right knee
Twins will give Erick Aybar a look; Miguel Sano is watching closely
DWU men fall to Morningside in GPAC semifinals
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Diane V. Neth
Norval "Shorty" M. Mathis
LETTER: Make America great again — with Chinese money!
OPINION: The gift of grandchildren
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Texting while driving
March 6, 2014
SD House panel kills 1 texting-driving ban, 1 remains
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are waging a battle over two proposals to ban texting while driving, with the issue of local control emerging as a deciding factor. The House Transportation Committee voted 8-4 to defeat the Senate version of the ban, which...
March 6, 2014 - 6:03pm
March 5, 2014
SD Senate panel approves statewide texting ban
PIERRE (AP) — A statewide ban on texting while driving was endorsed Wednesday by a South Dakota Senate committee as part of a continuing battle between supporters of two competing measures. The State Affairs Committee voted 5-4 to approve a measure, passed earlier by the House,...
March 5, 2014 - 6:12pm
SD Senate panel to consider House version of texting ban
State Senate seeks $100 fine while House seeks $25 fine.
March 5, 2014 - 7:10am
March 4, 2014
Texting driver gets 9 years in prison for fatal Sioux Falls crash
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A southeast South Dakota man accused of fatally injuring a motorcyclist while speeding and texting has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Twenty-two-year-old Brent O'Neal was sentenced Tuesday in Sioux Falls.
March 4, 2014 - 6:57pm
February 21, 2014
Texting ban passes SD Senate
PIERRE -- State senators agreed Friday that South Dakota should ban texting while driving a motor vehicle. Both sides of the Legislature now...
February 21, 2014 - 10:05pm
February 20, 2014
Vehle changes his texting bill to more resemble House measure
PIERRE — The Legislature’s strongest proponent of a ban against texting while driving a motor vehicle decided Tuesday night he needed to...
February 20, 2014 - 6:49am
February 19, 2014
SD Senate panel passes texting ban with $100 fine
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Senate committee has passed a bill that would ban texting while driving. The Senate Transportation Committee...
February 19, 2014 - 11:38am
February 12, 2014
SD House passes texting ban; bill moves on to Senate
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House has passed a statewide texting ban. Legislators have voted 53-17 in support of the measure. It would...
February 12, 2014 - 7:05pm
February 10, 2014
SD legislative panel passes statewide texting ban
Mitchell Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg, who is also president of the South Dakota Police Chiefs Association, said local law officers want...
February 10, 2014 - 2:21pm
SD legislative panel considers texting ban
Critics have said the bill is flawed because it would replace stronger bans passed by some cities. The bill would make texting while driving a petty offense, carrying a $25 fine.
February 10, 2014 - 7:23am
February 5, 2014
SD House Speaker proposes statewide texting ban
PIERRE (AP) — In a surprise move, South Dakota House Speaker Brian Gosch has proposed a statewide ban on texting while driving. Gosh initially...
February 5, 2014 - 3:56pm
October 29, 2013
Survey: SD 1 of 4 states without statewide texting, driving ban
By Northern Plains News Service South Dakota is one of the few states that has no statewide ban or fine for texting while driving, according to a recent survey of state laws by Mother Jones Magazine. However, some South Dakota communities, like Mitchell and Sioux Falls, have...
October 29, 2013 - 6:51am