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Teachers in West Virginia strike in push for better wages, closing all public schools
Prayer walk marks anniversary of Dakota Access protest camp closure
Senate OKs tougher standards in wake of GEAR UP scandal
'He never went in': Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
MHS wrestling team seeking podium spot
Class B wrestling preview: Winner Area prepares for state test
Girls playoff basketball roundup: Ethan, Hanson advance to Round of 16
Peter Elander explains the 'Oops, I Did It Again' shootout move
Ice time tough to come by, but Wild defenseman Mike Reilly presses on
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
Mark L. Koenig
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
OPINION: Session is about two-thirds complete
WOSTER: 'Knock off the quads and let them skate'
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
science and nature
February 22, 2018
Where is the middle of nowhere? Glasgow, Montana, data says.
In a triumph of data collection and analysis, a team of researchers based at Oxford University has built the tools necessary to calculate how...
22 hours 42 min ago
February 18, 2018
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
DULUTH — Chances are you've seen Orion's Belt this winter. It's hard to miss the striking symmetry of those three equally-spaced bright...
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 17, 2018
6-year-old tells NASA to make Pluto a planet again: 'You need to fix this problem for me'
Cara Lucy O'Connor has a concern. Pluto used to be one of the nine planets in the solar system, and it isn't anymore. That's not right, said...
February 17, 2018 - 11:22am
February 16, 2018
TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline spill cleanup on schedule
AMHERST (AP) — TransCanada Corp. says cleanup of a massive on-shore oil spill from Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota is halfway finished. Last...
February 16, 2018 - 4:19pm
February 15, 2018
Salmonella contamination possible in chicken salad at Fareway stores in Minn., SD
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns about a chicken salad product being sold at Fareway grocery stores. The company has 118 stores across the Midwest, including many...
February 15, 2018 - 9:37pm
Fareway chicken salad public health alert issued in 5 states
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chicken salad sold at Fareway grocery stores in five Midwest states has been pulled from stores and consumers are advised...
February 15, 2018 - 4:34pm
February 12, 2018
'They ate his body, nearly all of it': Suspected poacher mauled to death, eaten by pride of lions
SOUTH AFRICA - A recent incident in South Africa resulted in the hunter being the hunted. A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by...
February 12, 2018 - 2:24pm
February 10, 2018
Mayor eyes $6M plan to drain, dredge Lake Mitchell
For years, a group of dedicated volunteers has gathered in a cramped meeting room at the Mitchell Recreation Center trying to achieve what often...
February 10, 2018 - 7:00am
February 7, 2018
As more people learn of their genetic makeup, unexpected African roots emerge
As more Americans take advantage of genetic testing to pinpoint the makeup of their DNA, the technology is coming head-to-head with the country's...
February 7, 2018 - 1:56pm
With Falcon Heavy launch, Elon Musk earns kudos even from competitors
COCOA BEACH, Fla. - Before founding SpaceX in 2002, Elon Musk had a wild plan to fly a plant to Mars. The idea was to show life on the desolate...
February 7, 2018 - 1:13pm
February 6, 2018
Federal officials investigate possible gray wolf shooting
ABERDEEN (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the case of a South Dakota man who shot an animal that might have been...
February 6, 2018 - 3:22pm
February 1, 2018
A 14-year-old killer whale in France has successfully imitated human speech
A 14-year-old killer whale in France has successfully imitated human speech, according to researchers who got her to squeak out convincing versions...
February 1, 2018 - 11:21am
January 30, 2018
Scientists discover 'the Holy Grail of dinosaurs' in Africa
Paleontologist Matthew Lamanna can still remember the day in 2014 when a colleague, Hesham Sallam, emailed him detailed pictures of fossils that...
January 30, 2018 - 3:42pm
January 26, 2018
Two bears were badly burned in wildfires, and fish skin helped heal them
When Jamie Peyton first examined the bears' paws last month, she figured they might take six months to heal. Peyton, a veterinarian at the University...
January 26, 2018 - 2:17pm
January 25, 2018
Doomsday Clock just moved: It's now 2 minutes to 'midnight,' the symbolic hour of the apocalypse
Alexa, what time is the apocalypse? Ulp. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced the symbolic Doomsday Clock a notch closer to the end of humanity Thursday, moving it ahead by 30 seconds. It is now set at two minutes to "midnight." In moving the clock 30 seconds closer to the...
January 25, 2018 - 7:56pm