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Trump Grants Pardons to SD Turkeys Peas and Carrots

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump has used the power of his office to keep a pair of turkeys off the holiday table. Trump's poultry pardon means the two turkeys - a 39-pound bird named…

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Man Gets Probation for 'Field of Dreams' Site Vandalism

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A man accused of driving onto and damaging the eastern Iowa baseball field made famous by the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams" must serve two to five years of probation. Television station KCRG reports that 21-year-old…

South Dakota Democrats Elect Legislative Leadership

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Democrats have chosen their legislative leaders, selecting Rep. Jamie Smith and Sen. Troy Heinert to head their House and Senate caucuses. Senate Democrats have also chosen Craig Kennedy as assistant leader and Reynold Nesiba…

Attorney General Marty Jackley to Return to Private Practice

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Attorney General Marty Jackley plans to return to private practice after finishing his term as the state's chief lawyer and law enforcement officer. The Republican attorney general will rejoin Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson and Ashmore, LLP,…

Minnesota Gov. Dayton Set to End Long Hospital Stay

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he expects to be home before Thanksgiving after complications from back surgery required more than a month of hospitalization. The 71-year-old Democrat tells Minnesota Public Radio News that his two back surgeries…

Former Toys R Us Workers to Get $20M in Hardship Fund

NEW YORK (AP) - Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without severance after the chain was…

The Best Holiday Advice for Those With Hearing Loss

Big family gatherings can be pretty daunting for those with hearing loss. Without a hearing device, it can be isolating to never really know what is fully being said on in a conversation. Even with hearing aids, too many people…

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