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Michael Douglas accused of sexual harassment by former employee
Fundraiser organized for Mitchell family injured in Oct. crash
An 'adventure' with the arts
'This is depraved conduct': 'Horriﬁc' conditions in home where siblings were found
House passes stopgap spending bill, but a government shutdown still looms
Banker survey suggests economy remains slow in rural areas
Record year for commercial construction in Sioux Falls
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
place a business brief
Dicamba usage on soybean crops expected to double in 2018
ND senator seeks to correct tax law rewarding farmers who sell to cooperatives
Latest South Dakota crop report shows impact of drought
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Vikings gird for Eagles fans' arsenal, be it eggs, snowballs or vulgarities
With Giants job looming, Pat Shurmur is locked in on coaching Vikings
Vikings returner Marcus Sherels knows now would be a good time to score
SDSU women's basketball notebook: Miller 'back to her old self'
Area volunteers get Super chance
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
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Richard Reischdorfer, Sr.
Harlan Leroy Smith
Violet Viola Smith
James W. Harley
Melinda J. (Schlaht) Kruse
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OUR VIEW: Slow and steady with Northwoods League
Ted Cruz: Time to put Kim Jong Un on his heels
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
Analysis: Unexpected defeat in rural Wis. special election sets off GOP alarm bells
Wiltz: A fun trip to the Virgin Islands
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wiltz: Wisconsin deer hunting full of problems
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Clarence and Marcella Titze
Card Shower to Celebrate 60 Years
November 13, 2017
Legislature plans changes seeking to increase power
PIERRE — Republican and Democratic lawmakers agreed Monday several of their members should deliver a bipartisan message to the full Legislature...
November 13, 2017 - 4:37pm
SD legislators seek larger salaries
PIERRE — The Legislature's Executive Board decided Monday to ask voters to raise salaries for themselves and their successors. They currently...
November 13, 2017 - 1:16pm
August 29, 2017
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
July 19, 2017
Ballot measure task force sets next meeting Aug. 23
PIERRE — Members of the Legislature's task force on initiatives and referendums talked Wednesday about again moving the deadline for filing...
July 19, 2017 - 7:12pm
April 12, 2017
Weaker state revenues reported after revised legislative estimate
PIERRE — For two months in a row, the revised state revenue estimate that was adopted by the Legislature in February for fiscal 2017 still...
April 12, 2017 - 2:25pm
March 8, 2017
Legislators recommend ban on sexual contact with staff
PIERRE — Incidents involving a lawmaker and several interns led the Legislature's procedure committee to recommend Wednesday a rule prohibiting...
March 8, 2017 - 3:21pm
February 16, 2017
AG to continue prosecuting GEAR UP case
PIERRE — The GEAR UP case will continue to be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office after a resolution to appoint a special prosecutor...
February 16, 2017 - 5:03pm
January 4, 2017
AG aims to boost penalties for vehicular homicide
PIERRE — After failing in last year's legislative session, a proposal to increase vehicular homicide penalties is making a comeback. On...
January 4, 2017 - 5:51pm
November 8, 2016
2016 Legislative Candidate Results
The races were tight in District 8 and 21 on Tuesday night as candidates vied for the open seats in the respective counties. The following includes the results for the District 8 House of Representatives and Senate seats and District 21 House. District 8 House Incumbents Mathew Wollmann...
November 8, 2016 - 11:55pm
October 10, 2016
State university students would pay hundreds more under next round of fee increases proposed for '17
PIERRE — As the state Board of Regents prepares to ask the Legislature in 2017 for additional tuition assistance for all students, four of the state universities are asking to increase mandatory fees by hundreds of dollars on every student. The regents considered the requests...
October 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
April 4, 2016
OPINION: From the murk of session, some political myths came
PIERRE — The time is nigh to explain some talk and contradictions that came from the 2016 session of the Legislature that ended Tuesday. Sales tax: No, the Republican opponents didn't have a no-tax alternative to the governor's increase from 4 percent to 4.5 percent. School...
April 4, 2016 - 5:31pm
March 25, 2016
Comeback candidate: Stace Nelson mounts a return to politics
Former State Rep. Stace Nelson hopes to bring honesty and integrity to Pierre. The 48-year-old Fulton resident and two-time District 19 representative is making a reluctant comeback attempt to state politics after losing a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat to Sen. Mike Rounds...
March 25, 2016 - 4:21pm
March 14, 2016
2016 legislative session: Acts of courage in lawmaking
PIERRE — The 2016 session of the Legislature ended its main run Friday. Here's a look at some of the courageous events that occurred and the people at the center of them: Rep. Jacqueline Sly, R-Rapid City, and Sen. Deb Soholt, R-Sioux Falls "Be bold," urged the co-chairs of...
March 14, 2016 - 10:42am
March 10, 2016
Former state representative seeks state senate seat
Former State Rep. Quinten Burg has thrown his name in the race to be District 20's state senator. Burg, of Wessington Springs, served in the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1999 to 2004 and from 2007 to 2010. After filing a petition Wednesday, the former Democratic representative...
March 10, 2016 - 12:56pm
February 26, 2016
A final teacher pay question
It wouldn't be a cracker barrel this year without discussing teacher pay. District 20's final cracker barrel of the year, held Friday at Mitchell...
February 26, 2016 - 4:38pm