The new Sioux Falls Argus-Leader

South Dakota’s largest newspaper just re-designed it’s web presence[*1] to be more colorful and less content-oriented. (That is, flashier and less informative). Everything you want a newspaper to be, I guess.

And, they appear to have more basic problems:

Thank you for visiting Technical problems arecurrently affecting the operation of nearly 100 newspaper Web sites,including ours. We apologize and ask for your patience while theseproblems are addressed as quickly as possible.


UPDATE:  Nearly a day later (7:50 CDT, Friday) and they still have that message up.  Nice job, guys–way to really launch that new web computer site thing.