Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, rejecting a major challenge to the landmark law in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies... Read more
Morgan, Lloyd Score in 2-0 US Victory Over Colombia
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn’t want to look back on the opportunities she’s missed. She wants to look forward to the goals to come. “I don’t remember the last goal I’ve had with this team,” said Morgan, who had been hampered... Read more
Vargas, Buxton and Twins Cruise Past White Sox 13-2
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With ballyhooed rookie Byron Buxton at the top of their lineup, the Minnesota Twins have been unbeatable. Well, at least for his first time batting first, when the offense couldn’t have been much better. Kennys Vargas went 4 for 4 with a three-run homer and four... Read more
NATO Working with South Dakota Telemedicine Hub
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — NATO leaders are working with a telemedicine hub in southeast South Dakota to develop a multinational system that could deliver medical services remotely during natural or manmade disasters. Representatives from NATO nations, including Romania, the United Kingdom and the U.S., are visiting Avera Health’s... Read more
Abbey of the Hills Hosts Annual Abbey-Q
Take Dad to the 2nd Annual Abbey-Q at The Abbey of the Hills.  Today from 4PM to 7PM, a traditional picnic will be served at the Abbey with the menu including burgers, hot dogs, beans, pasta, salad, chips, lemonade, coffee, water, ice cream and root beer floats. Free will... Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders railed against abortion rights on Saturday as they courted religious conservatives, promising Christian values would guide their personal decisions and public policies should they win the presidency. “My faith has guided me for my entire life, and I don’t suspect that’s going to... Read more
Statewide RASDak Bike Journey Wraps up in Milbank
Local resident Peggy Schuelke along with around 190 other “Ride Across South Dakota” (RASDak) bikers completed their 480 mile trek across the plains and hills of South Dakota. The riders embarked on Sunday, June 7th, in Spearfish, SD, with an optional “border to border” trip to Wyoming and then... Read more
25th Annual Valley Queen Cheeseburger Day Breaks Cheeseburger Record
Chalk it up to a beautiful June day or a visit from the governor during Milbank’s moment in the sun as Capital for a Day, but the 25th Annual Valley Queen Cheeseburger Day served a record 2,920 burgers to area guests at Lake Farley on Thursday afternoon. Along with special guests... Read more
Governor Daugaard Tours Local Businesses When Milbank is Capital
On Thursday, Milbank hosted Governor Dennis Daugaard, First Lady Linda Daugaard and several state officials as South Dakota’s Capital for a Day. Governer Daugaard started the day in Milbank meeting with members of the city council and area legislators, then greeted residents at the Milbank Visitor Center. Executive director of the... Read more
Governor’s Economic Outlook Positive
Governor Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard visited Milbank on June 11.  The governor was in town to declare Milbank Capital for the Day. Following the proclamation, he remained to deliver a State of the State Address.  In his remarks, the governor was bullish on South Dakota’s economic... Read more