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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Vikings QB grounded by faith, family and football
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Lori Jean Will
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
August 4, 2017
Committee’s majority unofficially decides to invite a legislator’s father as witness over GEAR UP
PIERRE — A top staffer said he is inviting a different witness than the lawmaker named last month by the Legislature’s Government Operations...
August 4, 2017 - 12:37pm
Local legislators eye 2018 priorities
Davison County's lone state senator is hoping to tackle what could be a "sticky issue" in the 2018 legislative session. On the heels of the 2017...
April 4, 2017 - 4:51pm
March 30, 2017
Local legislators content with IM 22 overhaul
One critical component of voter-approved Initiated Measure 22 could be gone for good. State Republicans quickly eliminated IM 22 during the 2017...
March 30, 2017 - 5:05pm
March 13, 2017
MERCER: Nelson wins battle to ban sexual relationships
PIERRE — I shudder to write about this. Why did Sen. Stace Nelson have to work so hard to ban legislators from sexual relationships with...
March 13, 2017 - 10:10am
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
February 6, 2017
Trooper injured in Kimball shootout honored by Legislature
CHAMBERLAIN — A bullet wound was a sign for John Koenig to stay in law enforcement for a while longer. Now semi-retired, the former South Dakota Highway Patrol sergeant who was involved in what South Dakota Attorney Jackley called "one of the most dangerous events in South Dakota...
February 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
February 3, 2017
NELSON: A 'dark day' for SD Legislature
Wednesday was a "dark day" for the South Dakota Legislature. The passage of House Bill 1069, brought to repeal the voters' enacted Initiated...
February 3, 2017 - 1:32pm
January 24, 2017
Legislative commemoration to honor longtime Mitchell educator
PIERRE — More than 45 years of public service earned the late Roger Allen a place in history. State Sens. Stace Nelson, of District 19, and...
January 24, 2017 - 6:20pm
January 20, 2017
24 SD legislators invite Trump to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument
PIERRE — On the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a group of 24 state legislators invited the 45th president to visit “the...
January 20, 2017 - 3:32pm
January 9, 2017
Starting another session: Two returning legislators prepare priorities for Pierre
After a short break from the political arena, two local legislators will return to Pierre with different priorities in mind. Lance Carson, a...
January 9, 2017 - 10:14am
June 7, 2016
Nelson tops Finck in District 19 senate primary
Stace Nelson is one step closer to making a return to the South Dakota State Legislature. Nelson, a 49-year old Fulton resident, defeated Republican primary challenger Caleb Finck by a commanding margin of 57.7 percent to 42.3 percent. Nelson earned 1,552 to Finck’s 1,137. “I...
June 7, 2016 - 10:16pm
June 4, 2016
Five District 19 candidates gear up for primary
The race is on for five Republicans in District 19. The odd-shaped, five county district in southeast South Dakota features two contests in Tuesday's primary, neither of which will involve Democratic or Independent voters. Newcomer Caleb Finck faces off against familiar face Stace...
June 4, 2016 - 8:14pm
LETTER: Nelson the right choice for South Dakotans
To the Editor:
June 4, 2016 - 11:06am