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LifeQuest honors longtime employees in annual dinner meeting
‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
Captain America was punching Nazis in 1941. Here's why that was so daring.
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
MHS girls tennis opens with win over Harrisburg
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Mitchell soccer teams fall to Yankton
Spotlight on prep football: Same group, different name for Canistota/Freeman
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
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
August 17, 2017
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is taking steps to make it easier for farmers in his state to help out their drought-stricken colleagues in the Northern Plains. Walker on Wednesday declared a 30-day "state of emergency" for the purpose of transporting loads of...
17 hours 32 min ago
August 4, 2017
Recaptured polygamous sect leader's fraud trial delayed
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge is agreeing to a short trial delay for a Utah polygamous sect leader caught recently after a year on the run....
August 4, 2017 - 10:36am
July 30, 2017
Fast-spreading trees a headache in Nebraska, Iowa, Dakotas
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Trees that suck up sunlight and groundwater at the expense of other prairie plants are creating new headaches throughout the Plains, including Nebraska, western Iowa and the Dakotas.
July 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 28, 2017
Nebraska liquor sales increase in towns near reservation
WHITECLAY, Neb. (AP) — Liquor outlets in Nebraska communities near a South Dakota Native American reservation where alcohol is banned have...
July 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 15, 2017
Scholar traces origins of Midwest 'flyover country' derision
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The name of President Donald Trump appears only once in professor Jon Lauck's new book about perceptions of the Midwest as "flyover country," and then only in a footnote involving polling in Missouri. Yet the book's exploration of decades-old historical trends...
July 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 14, 2017
North Carolina manufacturer facility to close, affecting 200
WASHINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A company that makes fuel products for transportation and off-highway markets says it's closing down its North Carolina operation, putting approximately 200 people out of work. WITN-TV reports The Filtration Group of Parker Hannifin Corp. has announced it...
July 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 6, 2017
Native Americans say grizzly bear decision violates religion
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Native American tribes, clans and leaders from seven states and Canada say the U.S. government's recent decision to lift protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area violates their religious freedom. They are suing to block the government...
July 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Vaccine shown to protect prairie dogs from bacterial disease
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A vaccine developed in Wisconsin has been shown to protect prairie dogs from plague, a bacterial disease that has sickened three people in New Mexico this year. The Wisconsin State Journal says researchers reported that prairie dogs that ingested vaccine baits...
July 6, 2017 - 11:00am
July 5, 2017
Oil pipeline developer ends private security in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Texas-based developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline says it no longer has private security personnel...
July 5, 2017 - 3:41pm
July 3, 2017
Healthy growth expected in Midwest, Plains states
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy will pick up over the next few months in nine Midwest and Plains states because manufacturing remains strong. The overall economic index for the region increased to 62.3 in June from May's solid 55.5. Any...
July 3, 2017 - 8:57am
June 23, 2017
California AG bans state travel to South Dakota, 3 other states
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.
June 23, 2017 - 11:00am
June 20, 2017
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Police are calling it grand theft avocado. Three produce company workers have been arrested in the theft of up to $300,000...
June 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
Crooked Hill Road exit sign altered to read Crooked Hillary
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A sign marking the Crooked Hill Road exit off a suburban New York parkway has been altered to read "Crooked Hillary."...
June 20, 2017 - 11:36am
June 16, 2017
Judge won't allow Trump to be added to pipeline lawsuit
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge says he's inclined to let a group of individual members of American Indian tribes join a lawsuit over the Dakota Access oil pipeline, but only if they agree to not add President Donald Trump as a defendant. Any action against the president whose administration...
June 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 15, 2017
Bankers don't expect much economic growth in rural areas
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bankers continue to expect little economic growth in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states because of weak commodity prices. The overall economic index for the region slipped to the neutral score of 50 in June from May's 50.1. Creighton University economist...
June 15, 2017 - 7:00pm