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Victim in fatal Interstate 90 SD crash ID’d; four teens injured
Driver killed in Pickstown rollover crash
Public Utilities Commission approves 50,000-acre wind farm in southeastern South Dakota
'We're a family': Community remembers those lost in air ambulance crash in central North Dakota
Lawmakers consider multibillion bailout for troubled pensions, retirees
Zuckerberg says he and Sandberg will stay put, even after Facebook's scandals
Fargo-based Haggard Hockey shoots for bigger chunk of hockey stick market
South Dakotans Thankful for Feeding South Dakota
A little light cat herding to stay in shape
Chipotle reconsiders firing of Minnesota manager after receiving ‘additional information’
place a business brief
Opportunity for ethanol production, exports growing
Back in the field one year after cancer
Hanson Co. bridge closed after tractor crash
Agriculturalists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
Agri-Women promotes ag, looks for members
One tough Cowboy: Colome’s Kinzer is named Republic Player of the Year
Canistota/Freeman places four on Class 9A all-state team
DWU men hold off Jamestown
Photos from the DWU men's 86-80 win over the Jimmies
Photos from the DWU women’s win over Jamestown
Genevieve Jean LeClaire
Viola Mae (Vi) Fuerst
Gerald "Dave" Dorwart
WOSTER: Our Thanksgiving not exactly worthy of Rockwell's talent
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
Wiltz: Argentina -- the whole nine yards
Residency cases a constant concern for GF&P
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
Hockey hunt takes on a new cause
Shirley Fiala is 97!
September 15, 2018
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
September 8, 2018
Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
Dear Carol: My mom is currently in a short-term swing-bed facility and will soon be moving to a nursing home. Dad is in assisted living where...
September 8, 2018 - 6:30am
August 18, 2018
Commentary: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Dear Carol: I'm not yet 30 and struggling with family caregiving. I work an entry-level job that barely pays my rent and student loan payment....
August 18, 2018 - 8:19am
July 20, 2018
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Dear Carol: My aunt, who never married, has always been a complainer. She has a decent retirement income but has always lived in a hovel because...
July 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
May 2, 2018
Several South Dakota nursing homes placed into receivership
ABERDEEN (AP) — More than a dozen nursing homes in South Dakota are no longer operated by a New Jersey company officials say didn't pay bills and put seniors at risk. Eighteen nursing homes and one assisted-living center were placed into receivership Tuesday, the Aberdeen American...
May 2, 2018 - 5:49pm
October 12, 2017
Nursing facility panel looks at licensing system proposals — and possibly a fee increase
PIERRE — State government's Board of Nursing Facility Administrators received separate presentations Wednesday from two companies competing to run a licensing system on the Internet. They were ThoughtSpan Technology from Charlotte, North Carolina, and Albertson Consulting from...
October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 1, 2017
Nursing home bed bill dies in House
PIERRE — A bill that would have allowed nursing homes in South Dakota to sell and transfer beds was killed Wednesday in the state House...
February 1, 2017 - 5:58pm
January 27, 2015
Nursing home patients more likely to be dehydrated
Reuters Health – People in nursing homes are more likely to be dehydrated than elderly people living in the community, new research suggests. The study, involving patients admitted to hospitals in the UK, found that dehydration was more common among those who came from nursing...
January 27, 2015 - 1:51pm
July 28, 2014
Legislators say they weren't notified of hike in nursing home reimbursements
PIERRE — The state Department of Social Services decided it could increase Medicaid reimbursement rates to nursing homes by 4 percent this summer, on top of the 3 percent raise that the Legislature approved last winter. Several legislators made clear Monday they weren't pleased...
July 28, 2014 - 7:04pm
January 13, 2013
ND, SD rank 1-2 in independent nursing home study
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A study by an independent news organization shows that North Dakota and South Dakota have the lowest number of serious deficiencies in their nursing homes. Figures compiled by ProPublica show that North Dakota had the lowest rate of serious deficiencies per nursing...
January 13, 2013 - 6:09pm
STATEHOUSE ROUNDUP: Health officials look to shift nursing beds after '05 cap
PIERRE -- The state Department of Health is considering criteria for allowing more beds at nursing homes in Rapid City, under a major change quietly passed by the Legislature last winter. A 2005 state law capped nursing-home beds at 8,130 statewide as of July 1, 2005, and restricted...
November 13, 2012 - 7:39am
February 22, 2012
Bill to shift nursing beds from East River to West River heads to gov's desk
PIERRE (AP) -- Some South Dakota nursing homes are struggling to find beds, but a bill that has passed the House may help solve the shortage. House members voted 66-2 on a bill Wednesday that allows the Department of Health, with help from the Social Services Department, to annually...
February 22, 2012 - 4:58pm
January 25, 2012
Senate panel passes reservation nursing home bill
PIERRE (AP) -- A bill that removes a two-year time limit for building American Indian nursing homes receiving Medicaid dollars has passed a Senate committee. Senate Bill 69 now heads to the full Senate. In 2010, lawmakers lifted a moratorium on receiving the state's Medicaid dollars...
January 25, 2012 - 4:04pm