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Obama says Trump should keep Russia sanctions separate from nuclear talks
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House forms committee to investigate representative
Rounds nominee Spencer Mohr accepted at West Point
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
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McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
March 31, 2016
OPINION: An outstanding facility named for a remarkable man
Until he went abroad to serve his country, Michael J. Fitzmaurice had never left the Dakotas. Fitzmaurice was born in Jamestown, North Dakota, and grew up in South Dakota. Coming from a family with a history of serving, Michael carried on the tradition by joining the Army in 1969....
March 31, 2016 - 5:27pm
OPINION: A few good women
It was 1942—less than a year after Pearl Harbor and months after America officially entered World War II. Tens of thousands of men had...
March 31, 2016 - 12:06pm
March 16, 2016
Local Korean veterans and widows honored at local ceremony
The Korean Ambassador Peace Medal will be presented to a total of 17 individuals (widows and veterans) at an event at 2 p.m. today at the Davison...
March 16, 2016 - 4:19pm
February 25, 2016
OPINION: Recognizing the mental health needs of our veterans
South Dakota is home to more than 72,000 veterans who have bravely and selflessly served our country. Making sure each veteran is cared for and...
February 25, 2016 - 10:30am
January 26, 2016
Veterans' job-interview guarantee gets unanimous support at hearing
PIERRE—Veterans of the armed services would be allowed to check a box alerting potential employers when they apply for state, county, municipal and school jobs in South Dakota under a proposal that cleared its first committee Monday in the Legislature. The plan also would require...
January 26, 2016 - 10:45am
January 13, 2016
Korean War vets throughout South Dakota honored with medal
PIERRE (AP) — Hundreds of Korean War veterans in South Dakota have been honored for their service. Veterans received an Ambassador of Peace...
January 13, 2016 - 10:18am
January 8, 2016
Local Korean War Vets honored and presented Korean Ambassador Peace Medal
The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs (SDDVA) in collaboration with the Republic of Korea, will host an event honoring Korean War veterans at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, in the Capitol Rotunda, Pierre. For local veterans who are unable to attend, the Davison County Veterans...
January 8, 2016 - 12:17pm
December 16, 2015
OPINION: Remember SD's overseas veterans this holiday season
From the time that I was a little girl, Bing Crosby's "I'll Be Home For Christmas" has been one of my favorite Christmas songs. I remember singing along with it while it played on the radio, and I admit that I didn't grasp the song's true weight until I got a little older. The lyrics...
December 16, 2015 - 7:49pm
November 12, 2015
Lt. Gov. Michels, Kimball residents thank vets
KIMBALL—Thanksgiving came early in Kimball. On Wednesday night, South Dakota Lt. Gov. Matt Michels, a Navy veteran, called Veterans Day...
November 12, 2015 - 8:21am
November 10, 2015
Barington graduates basic combat training
Army National Guard PFC. Kylie N.
November 10, 2015 - 10:14pm
October 28, 2015
Study on closure of VA hospital in Hot Springs released
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs has released the results of a study that looks at the impact that relocating services and closing the historic hospital in Hot Springs would have on veterans and nearby towns. The report from Labat Environmental considers...
October 28, 2015 - 7:13pm
October 26, 2015
Dedications ceremony for memorial honors nearly 2,000 servicemen, women
SPRINGFIELD—"Springfield should be very proud." That's one of the many sentiments given by Maj. Gen. Timothy Reisch to roughly 300 people...
October 26, 2015 - 12:28pm
October 14, 2015
High school senior creates yellow ribbons, raises $3K for National Guard detachment deployed to Kuwait
CORSICA—This summer, 162 South Dakota servicemen and servicewomen deployed to Kuwait. Of the 162, Carson Kostal, a Corsica-Stickney...
October 14, 2015 - 11:04am
October 12, 2015
New rules and regulations to affect Post 18 Cemetery
New rules and regulations governing military burials and headstones in Post 18 Cemetery in Mitchell have been issued. Veterans markers will be an upright marble headstone furnished by the United States government at no cost upon application if federal requirements are met. The...
October 12, 2015 - 11:10pm
Springfield Veterans Memorial Dedication set
SPRINGFIELD -- Dedication of the Springfield Veterans Memorial will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 25 at the site at the memorial in Terrace Park, Springfield. The memorial committee and community have worked the past five years to raise funds to erect the memorial i Terrace Park overlooking...
October 12, 2015 - 7:41pm