What's missing from a third-party campaign mailer or robo call? Most of the time it's the truth

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Distorted mailers and misleading robocalls take the fun and facts out political races

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Who's your cowboy or cowgirl in the GOP run for governor? Just ask (almost all) the county sheriffs

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Sheriffs endorsements pitch law enforcement credentials for state attorney general

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Johnson skips horses and tractors, guns and hay bales in favor of The Full Dusty and a little whimsy

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Republican U.S. House candidate steers clear of the inauthentic with campaign ads

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Mr. Chairman, members of the commission, I'm here to introduce you to the back of my head

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After all these years of writing about GF&P Commission issues, the time has come to speak -- this time on snares and hunting dogs.

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Calling for campaign dollars with the "fake news" dog whistle: a sign of trouble for the Jackley campaign?

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With the primary getting closer, Marty Jackley slams news media, praises Trump

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All digressions aside, the Sutton eyes have it for my sister the Democrat

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But how will fighting corruption and government transparency play in governor's race?

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Before I get to Pactola trout, let's talk about the Republican Women's Club, warblers at McNenny and a column on internals I can't seem to write

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No ticket, no problem for guy with notebook at Pennington County Republican Women's Club

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Missing the meat but avoiding the whipping at the Pennington County Lincoln Day Dinner

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Division over Sharia law, other issues keeps some GOP members away

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Who tried to strangle Pogo? The story of a hunting dog and a wire noose

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GF&P Commission considers expanding seasonal snare ban on public ground East River

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Looking back on a night of evil, and a reporter's weighty decision to witness, or not, an execution

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Elijah Page paid the ultimate price for role in torture, murder of Chester Allan Poage

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Talking death threats, death penalty and school shootings as pace picks up in GOP governor's primary

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Jackley believes in death penalty but feels "absolutely terrible" witnessing executions

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The Bible and the law: finding a moral compass in the race for governor

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Candidates carry faith into political campaigns

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The story of Ernie and Connie: a romance that survived alcoholism but not the killing cold

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Homeless Rapid City couple remembered for deep love, friendly ways

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Sweetening the deal on newspaper subscriptions as reader numbers fall

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A little candy, a little pocket charger promote professionally produced news

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Angry and profane: Lawmaker's outburst on South Dakota House floor deserved strong criticism, proportional response

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DiSanta says she and Johnson still colleagues and friends

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