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Owners of Tyndall Bakery find recipe for success at longtime business
AKG recognized for quality coolers
Governmental transparency tops Daugaard’s agenda for final two years in office
Crushed vehicle leads to dismissal of vehicular homicide charge
Senate approves first Cabinet members, Mattis and Kelly
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
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Area high school basketball roundup: Black Panthers bounce Scotland
Point guard duo paces DWU women
Lyman wins three duals at the Sioux Valley Quad
Brookings downs Marlin girls
Boys Hanson Classic: Jaguars, Huskies set for tough tests
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
Robert "Bob" Ryno
Dwayne D. Scott
Victor L. Sitting Crow
WOSTER: Afraid of the dark
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
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
June 13, 2015
LETTER: Veterans gave, will you?
To the Editor: Sunday is Flag Day; what a perfect day to honor our veterans. Corn Palace City Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 2750 and its Auxiliary is holding the annual Buddy Poppy Days. They will distribute their poppies on the streets of Mitchell today and Sunday. The poppies are...
June 13, 2015 - 9:20am
June 5, 2015
Winner students create pen pal link to Afghanistan
WINNER — For kindergarteners, 7 miles is a long way away, let alone 7,000. But thanks to the connection of students in a Winner kindergarten...
June 5, 2015 - 1:39pm
OPINION: Remember the heroes, no matter what war
As I looked at the calendar for some June dates recently, I noticed in passing that June 6 had no mention of D-Day, the date in 1944 when the Allies crossed the Channel to land at Normandy and begin the end of the European Theater of World War II. "Well, that's odd,'' I thought and...
June 5, 2015 - 11:35am
May 15, 2015
Veterans in Hot Springs protesting closing of VA campus
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Veterans and residents of Hot Springs are marching through the town to protest what they see as the inevitable closure of the historic Veterans Affairs medical campus. The Save the VA group is organizing the march that begins at 8 a.m. Friday. They're dubbing...
May 15, 2015 - 1:52pm
OPINION: Public service important to observe
We are just a few weeks from Memorial Day, a federal holiday designated to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice protecting our freedom. As we prepare to recognize the brave men and women in uniform, I am reminded just how fortunate we are for all those who answer the call to...
May 15, 2015 - 1:01pm
April 24, 2015
Senators in Colorado to scrutinize over-budget VA hospital
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Leaders of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee toured the pricey VA hospital under construction in suburban Denver on Friday, asking why the project is more than $1 billion over budget. The committee's Republican chairman, Johnny Isakson of Georgia,...
April 24, 2015 - 1:11pm
April 23, 2015
Community rallies behind wounded warrior
When Jerry Stravia learned he may be wheelchair-bound, one neighbor took it upon himself to assist in the transition. Stravia, a 28-year old...
April 23, 2015 - 10:06am
April 9, 2015
Few SD vets wait more than 30 days for appointment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Relatively few veterans in South Dakota had to wait more than 30 days for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs medical center or clinic, according to an analysis of the most recent government data. The Associated Press examined waiting times at 940 VA hospitals...
April 9, 2015 - 1:16pm
March 30, 2015
Welcome Home Vietnam Vets
Dave Kline, former air traffic control, Air Force, who served two years in Japan as support for the Vietnam troops, reminisces with Jessica Davidson,...
March 30, 2015 - 12:58pm
March 27, 2015
Book features man who's 'emblematic of the American dream'
SCOTLAND — Randall M. Dewitt considers Delmar Strunk to be one of South Dakota's most important World War II veterans. Dewitt, of Mitchell,...
March 27, 2015 - 8:05pm
March 22, 2015
Few veterans in Black Hills region using new VA program
RAPID CITY (AP) — A new program aiming to simplify private health care coverage for veterans and reduce wait and travel times hasn't caught on in the Black Hills region. The VA Black Hills Health Care System reports that only about 2 percent of 3,219 eligible veterans made...
March 22, 2015 - 11:00am
March 19, 2015
U.S. military veteran unemployment easing, but still high
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unemployment rates for U.S. military veterans fell last year, but joblessness among their ranks remains higher than the civilian population, a government report showed on Wednesday. The unemployment rate among veterans who joined the military after Sept....
March 19, 2015 - 2:44pm
March 6, 2015
Senate formally defines benefits as part of expansion of 'veteran'
PIERRE -- A state lawmaker tried to bring clarity Thursday to the emotionally raw struggle over expanding South Dakota's legal definition of a veteran. Sen.
March 6, 2015 - 12:52pm
February 26, 2015
SD delegation urging VA secretary to save Hot Springs VA
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota congressional delegation is continuing to urge Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to withdraw plans to reconfigure the VA Black Hills Health Care System from President Barack Obama's budget proposal. Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds...
February 26, 2015 - 4:15pm
January 27, 2015
Local outreach picks up for veterans
Davison County's new veterans service officer has been reaching out to make connections, including covering some new ground for the county. Jessica Davidson, who started her job last month as the county VSO, briefed the Davison County Commission during its meeting Tuesday at the...
January 27, 2015 - 8:01pm