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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
MAC building blocks for the future
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell, Gophers win four relays
TRAXLER: For first time, national title is on the table for Jacks
Defense jumpstarts No. 1 DWU women over Doane
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Carroll M. Hunstad
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 7, 2016
Planning for the future: SD's Rest Area Revitalization Plan
In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act, creating the interstate highway system....
November 7, 2016 - 5:29pm
One ballot measure won't stop GOP rise
PIERRE — South Dakota Democrats didn't get into their horribly deep hole overnight. It took 40 years of ups and downs to finally bomb this...
November 7, 2016 - 11:34am
November 5, 2016
Now's time to change batteries in smoke alarms
The Mitchell Fire Department has a simple but powerful reminder for all members of our community this weekend. When you change your clocks for daylight-saving time, change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and please remind your friends, family, and...
November 5, 2016 - 8:00am
November 4, 2016
The noise after the Election storm
We've reached the weekend before the nation's general election, but I expect the campaigning and shouting and social media cacophony and crush...
November 4, 2016 - 5:02pm
OPINION: This Tuesday, Protect Jobs for South Dakota’s Teens
On Tuesday, South Dakota voters will decide whether the state’s young adults deserve the same shot at a first job as prior generations. South Dakota approved an increase in the state’s starter wage in 2014, raising it from the federal level of $7.25 up to $8.50 an hour. It was...
November 4, 2016 - 11:33am
November 2, 2016
Palace City Profile: High school classmates return to Mitchell
Palace City Profiles is an ongoing series of community members' stories, introducing us to the people and the possibilities that reside in our...
November 2, 2016 - 5:15pm
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's Amendment V can fix America's toxic politics
The Amendment V for Nonpartisan Elections campaign began as a small group of Republicans, Democrats and independents taking on the establishment. It's grown into the beginnings of a national movement to fix our broken politics. I'm urging South Dakotans to stand with us by voting...
November 2, 2016 - 3:39pm
November 1, 2016
Passing the Halloween torch
The best part of Halloween this year came an hour or so after the last costumed kid rang our doorbell. That last kid was one of seven visitors...
November 1, 2016 - 8:18pm
October 31, 2016
Something this broken cannot be repaired
When I'm home in South Dakota, I spend a lot of my time traveling the state to hear from farmers, ranchers, small business owners and moms and...
October 31, 2016 - 5:41pm
Ballot ideas won't fix cone of silence
PIERRE — "Is that true?" That's the question I'm getting this election season from people. They're asking about campaign ads that allege...
October 31, 2016 - 10:14am
October 28, 2016
Remember: Words have power
Before I covered the Jasper Fire west of Custer 16 years ago, I used the word "firestorm'' far too casually. I know I used it a fair amount when...
October 28, 2016 - 5:15pm
October 26, 2016
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
Pheasant hunting comes as naturally as the changing colors of autumn here in South Dakota. Our hunters look forward to opening day like kids...
October 26, 2016 - 5:51pm
October 25, 2016
A Monumental Milestone
Few monuments or landmarks in the United States are more iconic or offer greater patriotic symbolism than does Mount Rushmore. Beginning in 1927,...
October 25, 2016 - 5:24pm
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
The first time I tried to interview rock and roll superstar Bobby Vee, I got a galloping case of hero worship and had to turn and walk away....
October 25, 2016 - 5:02pm
October 24, 2016
Mastering a foreign language
In need of a laugh the other day, I picked up Dave Barry's newest book from the Mitchell Public Library. His 8,167th book (yes, yes, I'm exaggerating;...
October 24, 2016 - 5:15pm