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Are these 80,000 pound trucks tailgating each other? Soon it may be perfectly normal — and safe
Country star Kenny Chesney aims to fix U.S. Bank Stadium's acoustics
How most leadership training programs fail women
Second panel of legislators wades into GEAR UP fight
Everything you forgot about Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's 2004 Super Bowl controversy
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Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Area prep volleyball roundup: Canistota edges Freeman in five sets
Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
DWU basketball coaches to speak at Mitchell Quarterback Club
DWU's Tuner named GPAC offensive player of the week for third time this season
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OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
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LETTER: Understanding the gun debate
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Pheasant hunters not fazed by lower South Dakota bird counts
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
May 15, 2013
Bet a penny, win $1,000 -- in theory
PIERRE -- Want to bet a penny and win a grand at video lottery? That soon will be possible, at least theoretically, in South Dakota under rules...
May 15, 2013 - 4:47pm
December 20, 2012
New technology sets stage for SD expansion into casino-type games
PIERRE -- The state Lottery Commission gave approval Wednesday to a test of high-speed data technology for video lottery establishments.
December 20, 2012 - 9:45am
September 27, 2012
Video lottery $2 bet limit targeted for elimination
PIERRE -- State rules for video lottery would change in ways big and small under proposals the South Dakota Lottery Commission will consider...
September 27, 2012 - 5:50am
September 26, 2012
DCI seeks assistance with video lottery and ATM burglaries throughout SD
PIERRE -- Burglaries of business establishments with video lottery devices and ATM machines continue to be a concern across the state. The series of burglaries began in late August with the most recent report coming this week.
September 26, 2012 - 6:55am
June 5, 2012
Sign in Volga advertises 'slot machine' video lottery terminals
PIERRE -- At least one business that offers South Dakota Lottery products recently has been advertising new slot machines, too. The sign came...
June 5, 2012 - 12:06am
February 25, 2012
Video lottery lobbyists lose 2nd try to get more machines and bigger bets
PIERRE -- Video lottery lobbyists made another run Friday in the Legislature to raise South Dakota's bet limit on video gambling to $5 from the current $2. They lost again. And this time, the cost was much more. The original $5 legislation, Senate Bill 167, was rejected...
February 25, 2012 - 8:48am
February 11, 2012
Senate approves more terminals at video lottery establishments
PIERRE --- The first expansion in the quarter century that South Dakota has allowed video lottery won approval Friday from the state Senate. ...
February 11, 2012 - 10:53am
February 9, 2012
Panel OKs hike in gaming machines
PIERRE -- Video lottery businesses could have up to 14 of the gambling terminals in each establishment under a change that cleared its first...
February 9, 2012 - 8:32am
January 29, 2012
Lawmakers looking to continue gambling expansion
PIERRE -- Some major moves are afoot in the Legislature this winter to expand legalized gambling in South Dakota. There are attempts under way to raise bet limits. For Deadwood casinos, the maximum would climb to $1,000 from the current $100. On video lottery machines, the $2 top...
January 29, 2012 - 11:30pm
September 22, 2011
SD Supreme Court says city cannot regulate video lottery
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The South Dakota Supreme Court says the city of Sioux Falls exceeded its authority when it enacted a zoning ordinance controlling the location of businesses seeking to place video lottery machines in their establishments. The justices agreed with a lower court...
September 22, 2011 - 3:58pm
May 11, 2011
Slot machine-style games OK'd for video lottery machines
PIERRE -- The South Dakota Lottery Commission received final clearance Tuesday for its plan to allow lineup games, similar to those found on slot machines, on video lottery machines throughout the state. The Legislature's rules review committee voted 6-0 to approve the commission's...
May 11, 2011 - 4:00am
July 22, 2009
Opinion: Local control seems logical in gambling case
It looks like the challengers might have the winning argument in their fight with the city of Sioux Falls over whether a home-rule community should be able to regulate the placement of video lottery businesses. It looks that way to me. I don't necessarily like it. The fight is over...
July 22, 2009 - 6:00am