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Ho, ho, ho! SantaCon is coming to New York
A teen fired up Facebook Live from the highway. Moments later, everyone in her car was dead.
State's congressional delegation aims to enact GOP wish list
Prudential investigating Wells Fargo partnership after scandal
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Tiger men grab road win at Hastings
Bison ground game, stingy defense defeat South Dakota State in quarterfinals
Hastings knocks off No. 1 Tiger women
Pairings set for Huron Holiday Classic basketball games
Second half lifts Mitchell Christian past Iroquois
Harrison woman celebrates 80th birthday
Armour woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple married in Aug. 12 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 95 years
Couple plans Jan. 6 wedding
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
LETTER: Public opinion will decide fate of technology
LETTER: 2016 election taught SD citizens a lot
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
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
December 21, 2014
SD American Legion Auxiliary hosting veterans relief drive
The South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary is hosting, in partnership with Autumn Simunek, Miss Oahe, a Veterans Relief Drive to benefit homeless and at-risk veterans and military families. The drop off locations are: Sioux Falls -- Berakhah House 100 N. Western Ave.; Vermillion...
December 21, 2014 - 3:26pm