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Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
South Dakota no longer last in average teacher pay
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
Waffle House shooting suspect left behind considerable evidence at scene, authorities say
Records reveal years of child abuse in former Minnesota family driven over cliff in California
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
Brookings fish food company expanding with $60M Volga plant
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge asked to reject pipeline protester's evidence request
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
DWU men finish 8th at GPAC tourney
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Gayville-Volin sweeps Great Plains Conference meet
Jimmy Butler the recruiter? Timberwolves should be recruiting Butler, agent says
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Dorothy Marie Callies
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
LETTER: Not impressed with AG Jackley
To the Editor:
March 25, 2018 - 11:59am
March 5, 2018
In response to GEAR UP scandal, House tightens financial standards
PIERRE — The state House of Representatives agreed Monday financial reporting requirements must be tightened in South Dakota after the...
March 5, 2018 - 6:54pm
December 18, 2017
Motions approved to learn audit specifics for GEAR UP case
Two minor legal issues regarding the state's most notable criminal case in recent history were resolved Monday. During a motions hearing for defendants in the GEAR UP case, Stacy Phelps' attorney Dana Hanna made two motions — one for a bill of particulars outlining specific...
December 18, 2017 - 4:44pm
October 24, 2017
Jury trials set for GEAR UP case
The trial dates for the GEAR UP case have been set, Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Tuesday. The first is a motions hearing set for...
October 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
October 23, 2017
Second panel of legislators wades into GEAR UP fight
VERMILLION — Members of the Legislature’s State Tribal Relations Committee decided Monday they want their own piece of the investigation...
October 23, 2017 - 5:44pm
October 6, 2017
Legislative auditors untangled the mess that was Mid-Central
In several cases Mid-Central Educational Cooperative in Platte operated federal programs under direct contracts with the U.S. Department of Education....
October 6, 2017 - 4:15pm
Lawmakers probing GEAR UP offer drafts of legislation for public review
South Dakota lawmakers looking into how more than $1 million went missing from a Platte educational cooperative's bank account decided Friday...
October 6, 2017 - 4:15pm
October 2, 2017
MERCER: As GEAR UP winds down, new leaders have emerged
PIERRE — South Dakota's second grant for the GEAR UP program runs out in late September 2018. There aren't plans to apply for a third grant...
October 2, 2017 - 8:00am
LETTER: There's something worth finding in the GEAR UP investigation
To the Editor: A point which emerged as the largest tax increase in South Dakota's history was being debated last year was that while our state...
September 2, 2017 - 10:45am
August 30, 2017
Legislators probing Mid-Central will consider broader safeguards
PIERRE — An email from seven years ago shows Melody Schopp knew about financial improprieties in South Dakota's GEAR UP program for American...
August 30, 2017 - 8:28pm
August 29, 2017
Mid-Central probe intensifies as legislators dig into answers
PIERRE — The Legislature's Government Operations and Audit Committee dug through the latest sets of answers Tuesday regarding alleged wrongdoing...
August 29, 2017 - 6:38pm
Senate leader suggests new board might get to bottom on GEAR UP scandal
PIERRE — A new board of past judges and justices could look into allegations about South Dakota's GEAR UP program, the state Senate's majority...
August 29, 2017 - 1:50pm
August 28, 2017
'Management-level fraud' extracted $1.4 million from Mid-Central bank
PIERRE — Legislative auditors found Mid-Central Educational Cooperative allowed several non-profit organizations to hook payrolls straight...
August 28, 2017 - 7:31pm
August 23, 2017
Despite warning, Schopp says she wasn’t aware of GEAR UP wrongdoing
PIERRE — State government’s secretary of education said she “was not aware of any fraud, misappropriation or criminal activity” prior...
August 23, 2017 - 1:02pm
August 22, 2017
Email from January 2011 shows Schopp knew about GEAR UP
PIERRE – An email from seven years ago shows Melody Schopp knew about financial improprieties in South Dakota’s GEAR UP program for American...
August 22, 2017 - 8:32pm