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Minnesota hero Alan Page honored at White House
Trump plans to nominate Andrew Wheeler, former coal lobbyist, as next EPA chief
Mitchell United Way hits goal once more, raises $446,259
CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi's assassination
Business burglary is Crime Stoppers target
ND oil, gas industry breaks ‘virtually every record’ in latest report
Minnesota’s largest solar farm project moving ahead in far southwestern corner
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that's a problem.
Opportunity for ethanol production, exports growing
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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
Catching up with former area athletes: Selland, Augie off to 4-0 start
State volleyball roundup: Washington advances to Class AA title match
Struggling to find momentum: Fighting Cougars swept by Chargers
Timberwolves maintain balance, blast Blazers
Vikings hope undrafted rookie receiver Chad Beebe is Stefon Diggs 2.0
Larry Allan Weddell, Sr.
Paul James Kern
Gerald "Dave" Dorwart
Nina M. Haag
Growing Together: 13 tips for never killing another houseplant
Kindness is Contagious: The perfect love story is always filled with kindness
WOSTER: Important conversations with myself
LETTER: Political dysfunction continues
Jessie Veeder: The making of me
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!
government and politics
November 6, 2018
OUR VIEW: The time is here — go vote
It's a proud day to be a United States citizen. Today, our collective voice is heard loud and proud. We select local, state and national leaders...
November 6, 2018 - 7:00am
October 5, 2018
GF&P weighs letting Ducks Unlimited sell raffle tickets for a state elk license
DEADWOOD — Ducks Unlimited wants a South Dakota license for hunting an elk in the Black Hills that the non-profit group can offer as the...
October 5, 2018 - 2:36pm
October 4, 2018
SDSU will lead multi-states look at whether herbicides injure trees
RAPID CITY — South Dakota State University can proceed in a lead role with the state Department of Agriculture investigating whether herbicides are injuring trees, the state Board of Regents decided Wednesday. The agreement ends May 31, 2020. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri...
October 4, 2018 - 8:16am
October 1, 2018
Noem, Sutton would continue state Board of Internal Control and want broader transparency
PIERRE — The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor agree the state Board of Internal Control should be kept to help stop corruption....
October 1, 2018 - 10:00am
September 27, 2018
Sanderson ready for new role as head of retailers association
PIERRE — Come Monday morning, Nathan Sanderson starts work as executive director for the South Dakota Retailers Association. He's departing...
September 27, 2018 - 4:36pm
September 25, 2018
High school association's foundation gains the attention of state legislators
PIERRE — Management of the South Dakota High School Activities Association came under fire again for financial practices Tuesday. Members...
September 25, 2018 - 4:10pm
DOT ready to move on big I-90 projects
WATERTOWN — The state Transportation Commission gave a green light this week on contractors' bids for eight highway and sidewalk projects in more than one dozen South Dakota counties. The biggest job: Resurfacing and related work on 19 miles of Interstate 90 east of Oacoma....
September 25, 2018 - 11:22am
September 21, 2018
SD school board member joins USDA roundtable following Noem, Thune recommendation
WASHINGTON — Following a recommendation from Rep. Kristi Noem and Sen. John Thune, Michell School Board member Neil Putnam met with U.S....
September 21, 2018 - 3:04pm
State commission will let witnesses testify from afar on wind-farm case
PIERRE — The state Public Utilities Commission ruled Friday opponents could subpoena information from county governments and witnesses...
September 21, 2018 - 12:58pm
September 20, 2018
Grain buyer is willing to pay $2,000 of fines
PIERRE — A Corson County business manager has signed an agreement to pay $2,000 as penalties for failing to timely renew state licenses as a grain buyer and a grain warehouse. The licenses for McIntosh-Watauga Equity expired July 1. After a state inspection on Aug. 20, the company...
September 20, 2018 - 6:12pm
September 19, 2018
State board approves fencing for MRC line at Chamberlain
PIERRE — A dangerous stretch of state-owned track got approval Wednesday to be fenced. A landowner lost five head of cattle in recent years along three miles of the MRC line near Chamberlain. The South Dakota Railroad Board agreed Wednesday to pay for fencing both sides. The...
September 19, 2018 - 4:23pm
September 17, 2018
Lawmakers approve changes in J-1 physician-visa program
PIERRE — South Dakota hasn't filled the J-1 visas reserved for physicians from foreign countries to help medically underserved patients, state lawmakers learned Monday. The state Health Department has 30 slots but only 13 physicians are in the program, Deputy Secretary Tom Martinec...
September 17, 2018 - 5:16pm
Lawmakers agree with GFP closing Indian Springs basin
PIERRE — The Legislature's Rules Review Committee decided 3-2 Monday the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission properly acted in banning discharge of firearms and fishing from boats for part of the year on a non-meandered water body in Clark County. The restrictions apply on...
September 17, 2018 - 4:58pm
September 14, 2018
Lottery revenue rose for treasury last year
PIERRE — State government received nearly $117.4 million of revenue from gambling on South Dakota Lottery products during the budget year that closed June 30. "It was a great team effort," Executive Director Norm Lingle told members of the South Dakota Lottery Commission Friday....
September 14, 2018 - 1:58pm
September 13, 2018
State board provides aid to Rapid City businesses
PIERRE — Two Rapid City companies won state government's assistance Thursday to help finance expansions. B9Creations, through investor SSM, received a $370,500 loan toward purchasing a building. The company makes 3D printers. Forest Products Distributors got a $21,937 South...
September 13, 2018 - 3:50pm