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City may donate South Dakota land to National Park Service
President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors
Around the Region: Presho, Platte and Stickney
Turn In Poacher arrests reach record high
Rounds: Alt-right groups lack compassion
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Sioux Falls team held hitless in LLWS opener
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Area prep football roundup: Jaguars race past Pirates
Chargers defeat No. 1 Winner to open season
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
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
LETTER: Wall Street caused a national security crisis
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
WOSTER: The simple pleasure of fair food
LETTER: Don't blame Obama for North Korea situation
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
February 26, 2017
U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine
WASHINGTON - The United States on Sunday condemned an attack on special monitoring missions in eastern Ukraine and called on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe the ceasefire under the Minsk agreements. "We condemn Friday's targeting of OSCE special...
February 26, 2017 - 1:55pm
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
February 9, 2015
Obama still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces
WASHINGTON/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama signaled on Monday he will wait for the results of high-stakes talks...
February 9, 2015 - 4:57pm
November 11, 2014
OPINION: Nudge on foreign policy is needed
Presidents and not Congress should direct foreign policy, and that’s true for President Barack Obama even after the walloping he and his party suffered in the midterm elections. Nevertheless, the end of the campaign and the change in the leadership of the Senate create opportunities...
November 11, 2014 - 4:23pm
August 20, 2014
Wheat rises on Ukraine concerns; new-crop soy dips
By Tom Polansek CHICAGO — U.S. wheat futures advanced on Tuesday on concerns about reduced supplies from Ukraine, a major exporter, while new-crop soybeans slipped as a widely watched crop tour projected bumper U.S. harvests. Traders focused on Ukraine, expected to be the...
August 20, 2014 - 7:32am
June 25, 2014
Putin reverses on Ukraine, renounces right to send troops
MOSCOW/VIENNA (Reuters) — President Vladimir Putin asked Russia’s upper house on Tuesday to revoke the right it had granted him to order a military intervention in Ukraine in defense of Russian-speakers there. Minutes before he spoke, Kiev said pro-Russian rebels in east...
June 25, 2014 - 6:52am
May 6, 2014
Senator: Ukraine unrest shows need for Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said Tuesday that instability in Ukraine makes the case for building the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the United States. "Progress has been too slow," said Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. She said the...
May 6, 2014 - 12:43pm
April 23, 2014
U.S. to send 600 troops to Eastern Europe to reassure allies
By Phil Stewart and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is sending about 600 soldiers to Poland and the three Baltic states for infantry exercises, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, one of its highest-profile steps yet to reassure NATO allies after Russia's seizure...
April 23, 2014 - 6:13am
April 15, 2014
Ukraine sends troops to face Russian sympathizers
By Anthony Faiola The Washington Post DONETSK, Ukraine — The Ukrainian military on Tuesday secured an airfield threatened by Russian sympathizers,...
April 15, 2014 - 9:17pm
April 14, 2014
Ukraine President threatens military operation as unrest grows.
Separatists have seized government buildings and security facilities in 10 cities. U.N. holds emergency meeting; U.S. threatens further sanctions...
April 14, 2014 - 7:43am
March 25, 2014
OPINION: Counter Putin with action on Keystone XL
By The Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald Why has Vladimir Putin succeeded? In part, because he understands the virtue of decisiveness. He acted: He assessed the risks of intervening in Ukraine, judged them acceptable, and gave the orders. Mind you, these were not rash decisions on Putin’s...
March 25, 2014 - 7:09am
March 24, 2014
THOMAS: Putin, Russia openly mocking US
What is it about Western leaders from Neville Chamberlain to George W. Bush who want to find good in men of bad character? Acting as if he were endowed by special insight bestowed upon no one else, President George W. Bush declared in 2001 that he had looked Vladimir Putin in the...
March 24, 2014 - 7:47am
March 17, 2014
Wheat enters bull market as Ukraine turmoil boosts US exports
CHICAGO — Wheat futures, off to the best start to a year since 2008, entered a bull market Wednesday as shipping delays in Canada and Argentina and turmoil in Ukraine boost prospects for U.S. exports
March 17, 2014 - 11:10pm
March 16, 2014
Crimeans vote over 90 percent to quit Ukraine for Russia
SIMFEROPOL/KIEV -- Russian state media said Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine and join Russia on Sunday, as Kiev accused Moscow of pouring forces into the peninsula and warned separatist leaders "the ground will burn under their feet". With over half the votes counted,...
March 16, 2014 - 10:51pm
March 10, 2014
Russian Foreign Ministry condemns 'lawlessness' in east Ukraine
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it was outraged by lawlessness in eastern Ukraine, blaming the far-right paramilitary...
March 10, 2014 - 8:01am