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Obama's climate legacy under fire as power plan faces test
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Grandmother now also charged in Pine Ridge boy's death
Largest solar farm in South Dakota to start generating power
Kyle man pleads not guilty in fed court to attempted murder
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Week of Sept. 26 South Dakota Sportswriters Association Polls
Mitchell man aiming for fast draw's Top Gun award
Cubs win Region 3A golf title
Leading the pack: Cougars' Person makes strides in 2016
Area volleyball roundup: Titans sweep Parkston
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Julie L. Lang
Charlotte Ann Foreman
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Raymond Russell Stevens
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
September 26, 2016
After failing in Pierre, redistricting forces turn to ballot
PIERRE (AP) — After years of trying to get South Dakota legislators to surrender control of redistricting to an independent commission, supporters of the idea are trying to do it instead through a constitutional amendment. Backers say the measure before voters this November would...
September 26, 2016 - 11:09am
September 24, 2016
LETTER: There are many reasons to not vote for Hillary
To the Editor: I stand amazed that anyone would vote for Hillary Clinton. There are so many reasons not to vote for her. Every week something...
September 24, 2016 - 10:05am
September 12, 2016
Vote 'yes' on Amendment R
Less than two months from now, on Nov. 8, the voters of South Dakota will be faced with a constitutional amendment on the ballot, Amendment R....
September 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
September 5, 2016
Youth wages law up to voters; OK'd minimum-wage hike in '14
ARLINGTON (AP) — Many teenagers are settling into school after a summer of taking home at least the state minimum wage of $8.55 an hour, but businesses hiring after Election Day could be able to pay minors less under a now-paused exemption. Activists and the state Democratic Party...
September 5, 2016 - 10:25am
August 2, 2016
Foes launch campaign against nonpartisan election measure
PIERRE (AP) — Foes of a constitutional amendment that would remove candidates' party affiliations from primary and general election ballots are casting the measure as a plan to reduce transparency at the polls in an opposition campaign launched Tuesday. Top Republicans including...
August 2, 2016 - 10:32am
August 1, 2016
The Republicans assemble a six-month surge of voters
PIERRE — Voter registration data from the past six months show a Republican surge and a Democratic decline in South Dakota. In county...
August 1, 2016 - 10:16am
July 29, 2016
Appeals court strikes down North Carolina's voter ID law
A federal appeals court on Friday struck down North Carolina's requirement that voters show identification before casting ballots and reinstated...
July 29, 2016 - 4:45pm
May 12, 2016
Attorney general explains referred law regarding elections
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for a law referred to voters that would revise state election practices. Jackley says the measure won't become law unless approved by a majority vote in the 2016 election. He says it would change election-related...
May 12, 2016 - 12:14pm
May 9, 2016
You have the right to vote 'trans-party' in June 7 primaries
PIERRE — May 23 might be the most important date on South Dakota's elections calendar this year. It is the final day to register to vote in the June 7 Democratic and Republican primary elections for legislative seats and courthouse positions. Primaries will decide the Democratic...
May 9, 2016 - 11:01am
April 22, 2016
Absentee voting begins April 22 for SD June primary
PIERRE — Absentee voting will begin for registered South Dakota voters today, 46 days prior to the primary election held on Tuesday, June 7. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs expects a high turnout across South Dakota, "The presidential primaries are generating a lot of interest...
April 22, 2016 - 11:26am
April 13, 2016
Technical problems delay Sioux Falls election results
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Malfunctioning memory sticks in ballot-counting machines are being blamed for hiccups in the vote-tallying process during Tuesday's city election in Sioux Falls. Volunteers and members of the city auditor's office worked until about 10:30 p.m. counting the nearly...
April 13, 2016 - 12:20pm
March 28, 2016
Absentee voting set to begin for elections in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Voters in Sioux Falls will soon be able to cast absentee ballots for next month's municipal and school board election. The Argus Leader reports that absentee voting starts Monday at the Minnehaha County Auditor's office. The day of the election is April 12. People...
March 28, 2016 - 11:26am
December 25, 2015
Secretary of State approves redistricting ballot initiative
PIERRE — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says an initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution that seeks to put legislative redistricting in the hands of a commission has been validated and certified to appear on the November 2016 general election ballot. A Constitutional...
December 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
December 10, 2015
OTHER VIEW: Nonvoters deserve representation in state government
The common shorthand for describing democratic equality in the U.S.—"one person, one vote"—sounds so simple. But as a case before the Supreme Court on Tuesday made clear, it's not, and the danger is that the court could complicate it further. In Evenwel v. Abbott, two...
December 10, 2015 - 4:42pm
October 20, 2015
Pool referendum absentee voting delayed
Because of the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce's special election forum on the city's referendum on the $8 million indoor pool project, a shorthanded...
October 20, 2015 - 8:52am