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Lake restoration proposal makes its way to City Council
Man acquitted of murder pleads not guilty to stealing silver, assault
Second Edgerton Place project to bring studio apartments to Mitchell
Murdo man charged with tossing milk on interstate
Mitchell police searching for person who drove through fence
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Mitchell outlasts Yankton for dual win
Five-set thriller finally goes Mitchell's way
Mitchell Christian earns first volleyball win
Four Angels lead amateur baseball all-tournament team
Mitchell dance team finishes ninth in opener
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Birdena R. Luurs
Gordon R. Plowe
Gordon Franklin Thomsen
Diane Kay McCarthy
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WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
August 26, 2016
State's wine lovers order about 14K bottles to South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Wine connoisseurs enjoying easier access to their favorite varieties during the first year of South Dakota's consumer-direct wine shipping law have had about 14,000 bottles sent to their doors since January, according to state regulators. The law that went into...
August 26, 2016 - 11:01am
August 23, 2016
Casino murder defendant accused of making liquor in jail
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man accused of killing another man outside a Sioux Falls casino is facing an additional charge after being accused of making liquor in jail. The Argus Leader reports 21-year-old Jared Stone was charged earlier this month with possession of unauthorized articles...
August 23, 2016 - 11:19am
August 11, 2016
One business fails alcohol compliance check
On Tuesday, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted 15 alcohol compliance checks in the city of Mitchell. The following establishments were checked and passed: VFW Post 2750, OverTime Steakhouse and Lounge, Shopko, Northside Sinclair, The Grille, Moose Lodge, Platinum Players...
August 11, 2016 - 5:37pm
August 9, 2016
Activists: Enforce law in Whiteclay or close beer stores
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to end beer sales in Whiteclay are calling on state officials to enforce liquor laws in the Nebraska town or revoke the licenses of its four beer stores. The group said in a statement Tuesday that Nebraska needs to provide adequate law enforcement...
August 9, 2016 - 3:22pm
July 20, 2016
Alcohol compliance check has no failures
On Monday, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted 14 alcohol compliance checks in the city of Mitchell. The following establishments were checked and passed: Depot, Casey's General Store (100 S. Main); American Legion; Big Dummy's, Moonlight Bar and Lounge, Scoreboard Pub...
July 20, 2016 - 5:34pm
Pierre City Commission approves sidewalk alcohol ordinance
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre's City Commission has approved an ordinance allowing bars and restaurants to serve alcohol on city sidewalks outside their establishments. KCCR radio reports the decision was made Tuesday night after a public hearing in which no one spoke either for or against...
July 20, 2016 - 12:54pm
July 7, 2016
Campus alcohol sales met with policy change by Board of Regents
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota State University senior Jenna Croymans may currently be studying abroad in Ireland, but even from across the ocean one of South Dakota’s newest laws will impact her once she returns to the states. As of July 1, alcohol can now be sold on South Dakota’s...
July 7, 2016 - 9:10am
July 1, 2016
Alcohol problems in Whiteclay consume county's budget
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska village that sells millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation is consuming a sizeable chunk of the surrounding county's budget, according to county officials. Sheridan County Commissioner James Krotz raised the...
July 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
June 30, 2016
Regents give final OK to beer and wine sales at games, other events on university campuses
MADISON – Beer and wine can be sold at state university events including athletic competitions starting Friday, July 1, when a new South Dakota law takes effect. The state Board of Regents, whose members govern the universities, adopted a final policy Thursday authorizing beer...
June 30, 2016 - 1:43pm
Board of Regents to consider beer, wine sales regulations
MADISON (AP) — The state Board of Regents is set to give final consideration to rules governing the sale of beer and wine at special events hosted at South Dakota's public universities. The board is scheduled to take up the policy Thursday. Members gave preliminary approval to the...
June 30, 2016 - 11:20am
June 20, 2016
Sturgis grocery stores to sell booze during bike rally
STURGIS (AP) — The Sturgis City Council will allow liquor sales at grocery stores in an effort to alleviate congestion at the city-owned liquor store during the town's famous motorcycle rally. Mayor Mark Carstensen said the city will experiment with the special event liquor license...
June 20, 2016 - 11:14am
June 7, 2016
Critics highlight violence, response times in Whiteclay
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to end beer sales in Whiteclay are once again urging Nebraska alcohol regulators to intervene, citing numerous reports of violence in the tiny village that borders South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The group on Tuesday presented...
June 7, 2016 - 3:46pm
May 31, 2016
Yankton bars might be able to set up sidewalk drinking areas
YANKTON (AP) — City officials in Yankton are considering allowing bars to set up sidewalk areas for patrons to enjoy their drinks outdoors. The Daily Press & Dakotan reports that the City Commission is considering an ordinance change that would allow the consumption of alcohol...
May 31, 2016 - 1:30pm
May 26, 2016
Overcoming addictions: 3 graduate from Mitchell treatment programs
A drug treatment program in Mitchell added three new names to its list of graduates Thursday, including the first graduate from the county's...
May 26, 2016 - 5:55pm
May 18, 2016
Where teenagers can legally drink in the U.S. (yes, really)
It's one of the seemingly ironclad rules of adolescence: In the United States, you can't drink legally until you're 21. Of course, our underage...
May 18, 2016 - 4:47pm