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Trump's declaration of national emergency hit with first lawsuits
VA official who exploited veterans in fraud scam gets 11 years
Minnesota man charged with murder for selling $10 worth of drugs that wound up killing 21-year-old
Man accused in mass shooting had been convicted for beating girlfriend with bat
Prosecutors call Manafort's crimes 'longstanding,' 'bold'
Analysis: Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year
Dairy Herd Liquidation: The Tough Decision
Facebook to consider removing or demoting anti-vaccination recommendations
Mount Vernon welcomes new bar
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
place a business brief
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
Wet year may lead to late seed buying, planting
NOEM: Advancing agriculture for South Dakota
Knutson: Food trends include shame and virtue
Freeze adds layer of complication for farmers, livestock
Twins fan favorite Astudillo reports to camp
Photos from DWU's doubleheader sweep of Doane College
Late 3-pointers lift Tiger men to victory
DWU basketball teams to host Wednesday GPAC games
Boudreau looking at ‘whole lot of different things’ to get Wild back on track
Todd Alan Tecklenburg
LETTER: Public involvement in Legislative process does matter
LETTER: A response to technical education funding
Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
WOSTER: Humor from the halls of the Capitol
Commentary: The great emergency hoax
'Duck Dynasty' cast members visit the frozen north
Dokken: Staying in during bad weather is easier today
Carefully, anglers journey out on Lake Superior ice: Lake trout, coho and herring coming with early ice off Duluth
New deer license plan seeks right mix for hunters
Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient mad cow virus
DeWayne and Cynthia Delzer 50th Anniversary
January 22, 2019
Governor to address nursing home crisis
In her first budget address on Wednesday, Gov. Kristi Noem will discuss the underfunding of South Dakota nursing homes that has led to a recent...
January 22, 2019 - 2:38pm
December 15, 2018
Wave of nursing home closures hitting small communities
The health and stability of some of South Dakota's most vulnerable residents are being threatened by a wave of closures of long-term care facilities...
December 15, 2018 - 7:00am
December 8, 2018
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Dear Carol: My sister is the primary caregiver for our dad, who is in a nursing home because of Alzheimer’s disease. She lives in his community...
December 8, 2018 - 8:00am
September 15, 2018
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
September 8, 2018
Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
Dear Carol: My mom is currently in a short-term swing-bed facility and will soon be moving to a nursing home. Dad is in assisted living where...
September 8, 2018 - 6:30am
August 18, 2018
Commentary: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Dear Carol: I'm not yet 30 and struggling with family caregiving. I work an entry-level job that barely pays my rent and student loan payment....
August 18, 2018 - 8:19am
July 20, 2018
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Dear Carol: My aunt, who never married, has always been a complainer. She has a decent retirement income but has always lived in a hovel because...
July 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
May 2, 2018
Several South Dakota nursing homes placed into receivership
ABERDEEN (AP) — More than a dozen nursing homes in South Dakota are no longer operated by a New Jersey company officials say didn't pay bills and put seniors at risk. Eighteen nursing homes and one assisted-living center were placed into receivership Tuesday, the Aberdeen American...
May 2, 2018 - 5:49pm
October 12, 2017
Nursing facility panel looks at licensing system proposals — and possibly a fee increase
PIERRE — State government's Board of Nursing Facility Administrators received separate presentations Wednesday from two companies competing to run a licensing system on the Internet. They were ThoughtSpan Technology from Charlotte, North Carolina, and Albertson Consulting from...
October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 1, 2017
Nursing home bed bill dies in House
PIERRE — A bill that would have allowed nursing homes in South Dakota to sell and transfer beds was killed Wednesday in the state House...
February 1, 2017 - 5:58pm
January 27, 2015
Nursing home patients more likely to be dehydrated
Reuters Health – People in nursing homes are more likely to be dehydrated than elderly people living in the community, new research suggests. The study, involving patients admitted to hospitals in the UK, found that dehydration was more common among those who came from nursing...
January 27, 2015 - 1:51pm
July 28, 2014
Legislators say they weren't notified of hike in nursing home reimbursements
PIERRE — The state Department of Social Services decided it could increase Medicaid reimbursement rates to nursing homes by 4 percent this summer, on top of the 3 percent raise that the Legislature approved last winter. Several legislators made clear Monday they weren't pleased...
July 28, 2014 - 7:04pm
January 13, 2013
ND, SD rank 1-2 in independent nursing home study
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A study by an independent news organization shows that North Dakota and South Dakota have the lowest number of serious deficiencies in their nursing homes. Figures compiled by ProPublica show that North Dakota had the lowest rate of serious deficiencies per nursing...
January 13, 2013 - 6:09pm
STATEHOUSE ROUNDUP: Health officials look to shift nursing beds after '05 cap
PIERRE -- The state Department of Health is considering criteria for allowing more beds at nursing homes in Rapid City, under a major change quietly passed by the Legislature last winter. A 2005 state law capped nursing-home beds at 8,130 statewide as of July 1, 2005, and restricted...
November 13, 2012 - 7:39am