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U.S. tech companies call for more controls on surveillance
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Wild get just enough offense to beat Sharks
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Scoring buckets to be strength for Lady Hornets
In the Zone
Life after retirement: Retirees face financial, emotional challenges
Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Rylee Sue Fingalson
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Friends & Neighbors
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
Brad Laabs: Snow makes for sketchy ice conditions
Blane Klemek: Wildlife have their own winter survival techniques
Best start to winter rec season since 2010
12 lakes open to spearing
Eric Bergeson: Don’t be cruel, but that’s how we get our laughs
Jeers to poor winter drivers
Randy Wilson: Property tax hikes needed for cities to play catch-up
Our Opinion: Quit putting off that flu vaccine
Lynn Hummel: Imagination and a pile of junk
With children now grown, Garth Brooks says he will tour again
Holiday Train’s a-comin’: December 16 stop planned in Detroit Lakes
Danell Haspel: A Homemade Christmas
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
Saana Ensemble in NYM Friday
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
December 2, 2013
Serial killer serving life sentence dies in South Dakota
A serial killer died on Sunday after serving less than three years of a life sentence for strangling seven women, according to South Dakota prison officials. Walter Ellis, 53, died at a Sioux Falls hospital, apparently of natural causes, but an autopsy is being conducted as part of...
news / crime
December 2, 2013 - 11:00am
October 10, 2013
Teen who received gun as graduation gift pleads guilty in shooting
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. - A Plankinton teen pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault for shooting another teenager with a pistol he had been given as a high school graduation present. Logan Evans, 18, entered his plea during circuit court at the Hanson County Courthouse. In...
news / crime
October 10, 2013 - 8:36am
June 13, 2013
Mitchell man pays fine for illegally hunting mountain lion
RAPID CITY, S.D. - A Mitchell resident entered a guilty plea and paid a $120 fine in a Pennington County court Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of illegally using dogs to hunt a mountain lion. Defendant Wade Musick was not present at the hearing but was represented by attorney Matthew...
news / crime
June 13, 2013 - 8:28am
April 4, 2013
Three hunters charged in South Dakota lion killing
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Two area men are among three hunters charged with illegally using dogs to tree and kill a mountain lion Feb. 1 in Pennington County. The female lion had two kittens, one of which later died. The other is now in a zoo. The lion was shot about three miles south of...
news / crime
April 4, 2013 - 8:43am
December 31, 2009
South Dakota wind officials want high national renewable electricity standard
December 31, 2009 - 7:00am
November 2, 2009
Big Stone II project killed as 4 remaining participants fail to find partner
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - After almost five years of planning and permitting efforts, the participating utilities in the proposed Big Stone II Project announced today that they will end their quest to build the project's large coal-fired power plant and associated transmission facilities. The...
November 2, 2009 - 6:17pm
MeritCare, Sanford Health set to combine Monday
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.
business / news
November 2, 2009 - 6:33am
September 12, 2009
Big Stone II announces participant changes
FARGO -- The participating utilities announced today the withdrawal of Otter Tail Power Company from the Big Stone II Project, a planned 500-to-600-megawatt coal-fired power plant located near Milbank, South Dakota, and its associated transmission.
September 12, 2009 - 4:39pm
July 17, 2009
'Merger of equals' goes ahead
FARGO - MeritCare and Sanford Health announced Thursday their intention to merge and disclosed that the joint organization would be incorporated...
July 17, 2009 - 9:04am
April 15, 2009
South Dakota to announce Summit League acceptance today
The University of South Dakota is joining the Summit League. The school is holding a press conference today in Vermillion to announce its athletic programs will join the 10-school Summit League beginning in 2011. South Dakota has been UND's main rival in recent years, as both are...
April 15, 2009 - 1:09pm
January 31, 2009
Experts disagree on Missouri River barge resurgence lying ahead
MITCHELL, S.D. - Two river experts disagree on whether the recent let-up of a dry cycle will lead to an upswing in barge traffic along the lower Missouri River. There could be a lot riding on who's right, because a resurgence of the downstream barge industry might hurt efforts to...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Bovine tuberculosis: USDA approves 'split-state status' for Minnesota
GRAND FORKS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a "split-state status" for Minnesota in its fight against bovine tuberculosis, improving conditions for a great part of the state's cattle industry, state officials announced Thursday. "This has been a long-awaited point...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am