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Mitchell native has passion for politics
South Dakota farmers plaintiffs in GMO class action lawsuits
Bankruptcies for Dec. 11-17
Fire put out with snow, extinguisher
Don't call it gym class: Mitchell teacher earns honor
Mitchell health care leaders recognized
GUEBERT: The elephant in the pantry
COLUMN: Need to look back before continuing forward
Davison County 4-Hers honored at program
Seeds available for educational garden programs
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
Miller scores 21 points in first start for Cavs
Vikings take on Dolphins without Barr
Area high school basketball roundup: Skorepa's double-double carries Scotland past Bon Homme
Mitchell Christian boys defeat Andes Central 57-29
Mitchell Kernel girls fall 57-46 to Rapid City Central
Photos from the Oak Ridge Boys' Christmas Tour at the Corn Palace
At the Movies
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
New books at Mitchell Public Library
Popp birth announcement
Jeffrey J Bame
Brian Timothy Hobaugh
William "Bill" Simpson
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
LETTER: Does 911 service depend on your family?
LETTER: Want a voice? Participate
LETTERS: Christians stand up for what's right
LETTER: Is this pool a want, or a need?
PHOTO: Ice fishing time
SD accepting applications for wildlife grants
14-year-old catches 23-pound northern pike in SD
WILTZ: A Dakota wildlife paradise
Youth hunters have success
December 18, 2014
Area high school basketball: Canistota tops Freeman 65-38
FREEMAN -- Canistota picked up its second win of the season Thursday night, defeating Freeman 65-38 thanks to Mason Decker and Shay Jolley, who had 18 points apiece. Canistota shot 27-of-52 from the floor, 6-of-12 from free throw line and recorded 17 assists and 37 rebounds. Freeman...
December 18, 2014 - 11:45pm
December 16, 2014
Area high school basketball roundup: Corsica/Stickney tops Avon 66-43
BOYS BASKETBALL AVON -- Clayton Menning and Eli Van Roekel each scored 19 points as Corsica/Stickney downed Avon 66-43 in a high school boys basketball game on Tuesday in Avon. Menning also added 10 rebounds as the Jaguars out-rebounded Avon 33-22. Avon was led by Logan Mudder...
December 16, 2014 - 11:45pm
December 15, 2014
Charges filed in May 3 fatal crash
ALEXANDRIA -- An Alexandria man who was the driver in a motorcycle crash that killed his passenger has been charged with careless driving and driving without a motorcycle license. Sean Baas was the driver in the May 3 crash that resulted in the death of Jorden Hanson, of Woonsocket,...
news / state
December 15, 2014 - 5:23pm
December 11, 2014
Delehant birth announcement
A girl, Gabriella Grace Delehant, was born on Nov. 21, 2014, to Liz and Bill Delehant, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Bernie and Carole Kayser, Alexandria; and Ventura and Jean Bernal, Denison, Iowa; and the late Bill Delehant.
life / celebrations
December 11, 2014 - 11:42pm
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Beavers down Huskies 52-40
ALEXANDRIA -- The Hanson Beavers downed Bridgewater-Emery 52-40 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday Katlyn Schroeder led Hanson with 10 points and Ashley Moe had nine points and five rebounds. Brooke Slaba also recorded five rebounds. The Beavers went 14-for-43 on...
December 11, 2014 - 11:36pm
December 6, 2014
Mitchell youth wrestling set for another successful season
The Mitchell youth wrestling program has had plenty of success in recent years. Brandon Vilhauer, a 1994 Mitchell High School graduate and a former Kernel wrestler, has been the head coach of the program for the past four years and said his program helps build wrestlers for the...
December 6, 2014 - 12:04am
December 1, 2014
MHS gymnastics team opens season with win
The Kernel gymnastics team continued its undefeated streak in its first meet of the season. After not losing a meet last season and claiming the Class AA state title, Mitchell didn't miss a beat Monday. The Kernels totaled a team score of 142.75, beating Yankton (130.95) and Ethan/Parkston/Hanson...
December 1, 2014 - 11:08pm
Fulton, Menno homes destroyed by weekend fires
MENNO/FULTON -- A fire destroyed a home near Fulton shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday, only a few hours after another home was damaged by a fire in Menno. No one was hurt in either of the fires, but both of the homes sustained significant damage. Don Huber, a firefighter with the Alexandria...
news / local
December 1, 2014 - 4:59pm
November 20, 2014
Hanson has three volleyball players on all-Cornbelt first team
Three Hanson volleyball players were named to the all-Cornbelt Conference first team. Hanson's Hailey Doyle, Kynedi Cheeseman and Hannah Marquardt were first-team selections, along with Marion's Devin Nelson, who was the league's Most Valuable Player. Marion's Kaitlyn Engbrecht,...
November 20, 2014 - 6:28pm
November 18, 2014
Area man celebrates 96th birthday
SALEM -- Wayne Saxton, Salem, formerly of Alexandria, will turn 96 on Tuesday, May 27. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 500 Colonial Drive, Salem, S.D., 57058.
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
World War II veteran prevents story from being lost to history
SALEM — Ask Wayne Saxton about his favorite medal, and the answer might be surprising. No, it's not his Purple Heart. And it's not the medal that lauds his marksmanship with a rifle, a bayonet and machine gun. It's the Army's Good Conduct medal. "That's the one I'm most...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
Alexandria couple mark 40 years
ALEXANDRIA -- Lynn and Diane Haiar, Alexandria, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 11. Their children and grandchildren request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 63, Alexandria, S.D., 57311.
November 18, 2014 - 8:49pm
Man in fatal crash doesn't have motorcycle license
A man involved in a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday does not have his motorcycle operator's license, according to a state trooper. Sean Baas, 19, of Alexandria, allegedly lost control of the motorcycle he was driving shortly before 7 p.m.
November 18, 2014 - 8:49pm
Hagen birth announcement
A girl, Grace Averill Hagen, was born Tuesday, June 17, to Luke and Shannon Hagen, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Bruce and Linda Hagen, of Alexandria, Minn., and Bob and Becky Grussendorf, of New Ulm, Minn.
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
Training seeks to ensure no teacher left behind
ALEXANDRIA -- Educators throughout South Dakota want to improve the way their students learn. A group of 60 educators met this week at Granite Springs Lodge outside Alexandria to develop a better system of evaluating student needs. "It's about what's going to be good for kids,"...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm