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Argus Leader
Argus Leader October 22 2012 front page.jpg
The October 22, 2012 front page of the
Argus Leader
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Gannett
Founded1881 (as the Argus)
Headquarters200 S. Minnesota Avenue
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104
WebsiteArgusLeader.com

The Argus Leader is the daily newspaper of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Owned by Gannett, it was South Dakota's largest newspaper by total circulation until 2021 when it was surpassed by the Rapid City Journal, according to statistics from the South Dakota Newspaper Association.

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The Argus Leader is South Dakota's second-largest newspaper in total circulation, as of 2021. The weekday circulation for the newspaper was 23,721 as of October, 2017.[1] The Sunday edition has a circulation of 32,981 as of October, 2017.

The associated website, ArgusLeader.com boasts most traffic and unique visitors in its market, according to Comscore.com's data.[2]

Along with the daily newspaper the Argus Leader owns smaller local papers in the region.

  • Brandon Valley Challenger
  • Dell Rapids Tribune

The newspaper also publishes an economic weekly, the Sioux Falls Business Journal, and a handful of magazines.

In 2011, the newspaper sought information about the federal food stamps program through a Freedom of Information Act request.[3] The request was denied, and eight years later, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government by a 6–3 decision.[4]

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