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As a hostess, Melania Trump finally seems at ease as first lady
The Daily 202: Mick Mulvaney's confession highlights the corrosive influence of money in politics
Independent submits petition for U.S. House seat in SD
Places that write lots of tickets for distracted driving also have lower fatal crash rates, analysis finds
County to consider wind energy rules
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
Brookings fish food company expanding with $60M Volga plant
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Mitchell, Sioux Falls still in Hoop City Classic plans
Weather emergency called for Class B high school baseball
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
DWU men finish 8th at GPAC tourney
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
Donna M. Cuka
Lewis B. Patterson
Brandon Michael Smith
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
April 20, 2018
Historian: Interstate 29 benefits South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS — A U.S. senator from South Dakota saw a promising future if federal officials extended Interstate 29 to Canada rather than end it at Interstate 90 in Sioux Falls, a historian from Aberdeen said Friday. U.S. Sen. Francis Case also was responsible for the I-229 bypass...
April 20, 2018 - 4:37pm
Plankinton native speaks of SD suffrage history
SIOUX FALLS — This year marks the centennial of South Dakota men changing the state constitution and giving women the right to vote. Ruth Page Jones told the story Friday during the Center for Western Studies annual conference at Augustana University. She grew up at Plankinton...
April 20, 2018 - 4:11pm
March 30, 2018
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - When Jenny Pacanowski took the floor, she stood tall, looked straight into the crowd and told her story just like this: When...
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 27, 2018
Gone with the wind — Educator brings to light women's history for the future
It's hard to make history with an invisible role model. An informal survey of third- and fourth-graders at L.B. Williams Elementary reveals that...
March 27, 2018 - 7:10am
March 15, 2018
Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows
We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic. Museum exhibits give them wild tangles of hair, and Hollywood reduces them...
March 15, 2018 - 1:32pm
March 9, 2018
History is a gift that gives roots to the present
Since March is National Women's History Month, I've been reflecting on a few stories I've been told about a woman in our family lineage whose...
March 9, 2018 - 6:32am
February 25, 2018
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
It had been a long week after an exhausting summer. On Sept. 14, 1787, delegates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia put down their...
February 25, 2018 - 11:03am
February 22, 2018
Scientists discover the secret to ancient Roman 'Gate to Hell'
Two millennia ago, a small Greco-Roman temple in present-day Turkey awed and enthralled its residents. Just beyond its stone gate, in a grotto...
February 22, 2018 - 1:23pm
February 19, 2018
Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper
During the Civil War, the precious document was hidden behind wallpaper in a home in Virginia to keep Union soldiers from finding it. Later,...
February 19, 2018 - 1:57pm
January 29, 2018
Commentary: Want a free press? Then protect - and celebrate - whistleblowers.
Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film "The Post" heroizes the role of The Washington Post in publishing the Pentagon Papers - the top-secret history of decision-making in the Vietnam War. It is an alluring tale that celebrates the press as an essential check on an unfettered presidency,...
January 29, 2018 - 2:03pm
January 22, 2018
MERCER: There was a time when one-upmanship worked
PIERRE — Patrick Kane was his name, a Democrat from Sioux Falls, who in the 1990 legislative session was in year four of the six he would...
January 22, 2018 - 7:00am
January 12, 2018
'Greatest Generation' honored with commemorative coins
Bud Delancey entered the U.S. Air Force as an 18 year old in 1942. He served in the Eighth Air Force, an attachment to Patton's Third Army, and...
January 12, 2018 - 4:06pm
January 4, 2018
With a blizzard raging, these rescuers set out on a doomed mission for an icebound island
Heavy snow blew horizontally across the frozen Chesapeake Bay into the faces of the 16 men in Crisfield, Maryland, who were loading sleds with...
January 4, 2018 - 2:29pm
Do you fall down a Wikipedia rabbit hole after each episode of 'The Crown'? You're not alone.
You know the drill: In the middle of binge-watching a TV series, you grab your phone or laptop and go straight to the show's Wikipedia page....
January 4, 2018 - 12:32pm
November 22, 2017
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
Linda and I are thankful for many things this year. We are thankful for our children and grandchildren, for the friends old and new we've made...
November 22, 2017 - 10:15am