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Trump plans to clear Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines
26-year-old man dies near Canistota when vehicle drifts over center line
87-year-old woman dies in crash near Platte
Trial planned for Dallas man injured in explosion, allegedly threatened VA hospitals
Mayor: Veto possible on council’s recycling decision
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
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
Undefeated Nighthawks soaking up success
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
Ted E. Schmidt
Ruby Mae Hoffman
OUR VIEW: Newspaper a source of information past, present, future
ROZUM: Week two of legislature 2017
GRAVES: Finally, somebody said it
WALTMAN: The faces change, but the process endures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
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
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
More counties might operate satellite voting centers in '16
PIERRE—South Dakota's top elections official accepted recommendations Monday for helping counties offer more locations for absentee in-person voting in 2016. The state's Help America Vote Act grant board unanimously supported the parameters that Secretary of State Shantel Krebs...
October 20, 2015 - 8:07am
September 25, 2015
State election-assistance board approves grants to two counties
PIERRE—Two of South Dakota's 66 counties applied this year for additional federal aid from the Help America Vote Act program. The state HAVA grant board approved $9,000 apiece Thursday for Dewey County and Sully County. Dewey County plans to use the money to help pay for an...
September 25, 2015 - 11:29am