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This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
Nancy Pelosi's next challenge is governing liberals in an era of divided government
Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations
Meeting a life-saving challenge
Glad You Asked: Is the corn burning furnace in use at school?
Wave of nursing home closures hitting small communities
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
Facebook says new bug allowed apps to access private photos of millions of users
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
Pinke: Project draws out the untold stories of women in ag
place a business brief
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
Thune: Farm bill will allow farmers more flexibility
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
Mayfield, Browns rally past Broncos
Timberwolves fall to Suns, fall to 0-4 on road trip
Photos from the DWU Men’s game against Concordia
Photos from the DWU women's game against Concordia
Area basketball roundup: Bridgewater-Emery girls surge past Parker
Darcy D. Constant
WOSTER: For the good of public, open discourse can't hurt
Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness can bring us to our knees
WOSTER: Just a touch over 6-foot-1 — still am. I swear it.
Hawk shot with arrow euthanized at U of M Raptor Center
Examining mallards: New technology helping gather information on ducks
Optimism brings more hunters: Pheasant license sales up slightly
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
Controversial South Dakota deer-hunting license system changes still a possibility
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy will likely remain slow in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states in the months ahead. The overall Rural...
November 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Mitchell woman helps state hunting campaign
It's no secret the hunting industry helps drive Mitchell's economic engine, and Katie Knutson is working to make sure it stays that way. And...
November 16, 2017 - 8:15am
November 15, 2017
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
After devastatingly low cattle prices in 2016, South Dakota producers this year are smiling. Prices for cattle across South Dakota unexpectedly...
November 15, 2017 - 9:18am
November 8, 2017
SDBOR sets goal to solve state's workforce 'critical' issues
South Dakota's workforce has reached a critical point, officials say, and the entire education system will need to work together to address it....
November 8, 2017 - 8:14am
November 6, 2017
Analysis: There's no reason unemployment can't go under 4 percent
The Federal Reserve has ones of the best problems it could right now: Inflation isn't supposed to be this low when unemployment is this low as well. It's pretty simple. When almost everyone who wants a job has one, companies have to compete over workers by offering them higher pay....
November 6, 2017 - 11:59am
October 30, 2017
MERCER: SD economy puzzles economic council
PIERRE — Doug Sharp, of Watertown, made a suggestion a few days ago, during the meeting of state government's Council of Economic Advisors....
October 30, 2017 - 7:00am
October 27, 2017
US economy grew at a 3 percent rate from July to September, meeting Trump's goal
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy expanded at a 3 percent annualized rate between July and September, advancing President Trump's goal of faster...
October 27, 2017 - 1:33pm
October 21, 2017
Uncertainty at Cabela's
With trucks filled to the top with hunting gear and supplies, a group of men from Wisconsin made their annual stop in Mitchell on Thursday. The...
October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
October 18, 2017
Platte dedicates playground next to new pool
PLATTE — Despite three hits to the town's economy this summer, Platte Mayor Steve Christensen is proud of the city's progressiveness in...
October 18, 2017 - 1:08pm
Commentary: Who has the world's No. 1 economy? Not the U.S.
What's the most powerful country in the world? There's a good case to be made that it's China. There are many kinds of power -- diplomatic,...
October 18, 2017 - 12:55pm
Internal White House documents allege manufacturing decline increases abortions, infertility, and spousal abuse
WASHINGTON - White House officials working on trade policy were alarmed last month when a top adviser to President Donald Trump circulated a...
October 18, 2017 - 7:29am
October 7, 2017
Sioux Falls renter increase to outpace rest of US
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Projections show the number of apartment-dwelling households in the Sioux Falls area will increase at a greater rate than...
October 7, 2017 - 3:35pm
October 2, 2017
Survey suggests more economic growth ahead for Midwest
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders released Monday suggests that economic conditions are still improving for nine states...
October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
September 14, 2017
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
We've heard a lot about America's struggling rural areas in the past year. Forgotten America, where men and women lead hardscrabble lives marked...
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
September 12, 2017
Middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016, Census Bureau reports
America's middle class had its highest-earning year ever in 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday, Sept. 12. Median household income...
September 12, 2017 - 3:37pm