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Salem simulation event hopes to shed light on poverty in SD
Circuit court cases from 3/21
Start of 2017 better than expected for MRC line
Burke teacher named SD Special Education Staff of the Year
50 Winner band, choir students take talents to Chicago
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Mighty Myah: SCW’s Selland named Republic player of the year for third time
USD's Smith receives contract extension
Winner's Schramm retires from SDHSBA lead role
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
In boys hoops job search, ‘This is still Mitchell’
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
Michael "Todd" Red Bear
James "Jim" Lorenz
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
June 26, 2015
LETTER: Republicans not fulfilling their promises
To the Editor: On D-Day, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower did not tell his troops that we were going to defeat the National Socialists so that we could cooperate with them. The order Eisenhower gave was to rid the Earth of Hitler, his band of murderous thugs and everything they stood for. In...
June 26, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 24, 2015
Standing Rock Sioux gets $200K grant for homeless veterans
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is getting a $200,000 grant to provide job training and other assistance for homeless veterans living on the reservation. North Dakota's congressional delegation says the grant is from the U.S. Labor Department's homeless...
June 24, 2015 - 11:13am
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