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March 26, 2020
How well are we social distancing? This company gives Minnesota an A, while North Dakota gets a B
FARGO — Smartphones across the country are offering clues of whether people are heeding calls to stay home and avoid gatherings to slow the...
March 26, 2020 - 6:00am
March 25, 2020
Coronavirus: SD governor refuses questions as cases surge to 41
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota's confirmed cases of coronavirus took the single biggest daily jump so far, with 11 new cases bringing the...
March 25, 2020 - 11:55am
Coronavirus March 25: Developments across our region
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announced Tuesday, March 24, that his state's 175 public and private school districts will remain closed indefinitely...
March 25, 2020 - 6:00am
March 23, 2020
Sanford launches its own coronavirus lab testing; Cass County faces backlog of 270 tests
FARGO — Sanford Health is now set up to perform coronavirus testing, and all of its clinics and hospitals will be able to send specimens with...
March 23, 2020 - 7:41pm
With 12 positive COVID-19 cases, Beadle County, Huron begin business closures
HURON, S.D. — With what is believed to be South Dakota's first community spread of COVID-19 leading to a swell in positive cases, the city...
March 23, 2020 - 7:24pm
March 22, 2020
Businesses remain open in South Dakota as COVID-19 cases jump to 21
PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota officials confirmed seven more cases of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by coronavirus, increasing the...
March 22, 2020 - 1:24pm
March 19, 2020
Roberts County man admits guilt in baby drowning
AGENCY VILLAGE, S.D. — A far northeast South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the drowning of a baby in December....
March 19, 2020 - 3:53pm
Roberts County man faces life in prison on child abuse charges
SISSETON, S.D. — A 21-year-old Roberts County man, who was arrested in Minneapolis, faces life in prison after being charged in federal court...
March 19, 2020 - 3:49pm
March 17, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic: We want to hear your story
Forum News Service wants to hear how our readers have been impacted by the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
March 17, 2020 - 2:25pm
March 16, 2020
'Kindness' columnist to be featured on 'House Hunters' this week
ABERDEEN, S.D. — Looking for something to bring in the happy feelings during this uncertain time? Well, fans of longtime "Kindness is Contagious"...
March 16, 2020 - 3:53pm
South Dakota announces 10th coronavirus case, confirms 1 death
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The coronavirus was responsible for the death of a man diagnosed last week and the state has a confirmed 10th case of the...
March 16, 2020 - 11:51am
March 13, 2020
South Dakota schools to close as governor declares state of emergency; state has 9 confirmed cases
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- South Dakota Gov.
March 13, 2020 - 11:27am
March 12, 2020
Report: Organic acres rise
U.S. consumers are increasingly attracted to organic food and products. So it should be no surprise that more U.S. farmers are turning to organic,...
March 12, 2020 - 6:00am
Weather, market forces put sunflowers back in the rotation
John Sandbakken has been hearing from young Upper Midwest farmers interested in raising sunflowers in 2020. "They tell me, 'We haven't had sunflowers...
March 12, 2020 - 6:00am
March 10, 2020
Several bills have crossed the finish line of the 2020 South Dakota Legislative Session with governor's signature
PIERRE, S.D. — Gov. Kristi Noem has signed multiple bills that will become state law on July 1, and has many yet to consider on her desk that...
March 10, 2020 - 9:23pm