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Welcome home celebration for MHS gymnastics team set for Monday
NorthWestern gets to power Dakota Access pump station
State's support for public schools hasn't kept up with other spending
Want to pay teachers more? Here are some plans in play
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Wind farm denied in Davison County, could go to public vote
Controversial 500,000-chicken farm 1 step closer to reality
USDA says corn, wheat supplies to rise as exports wane
No-till a lead cropping system in South Dakota
USDA to survey 2,900 South Dakota farmers about plans
Mitchell falls to Watertown
Area high school basketball roundup: Chester Area rallies past Mount Vernon/Plankinton at DWU Classic
No. 16 Tigers take down College of Saint Mary
No. 3 Hawks halt No. 2 Tigers
Herll wins all-around title, as Kernels take four individual titles
Couple marry in Las Vegas
Couple plan to wed April 30
Disney wedding set for couple
Mitchell woman celebrates 90th birthday
At the movies
Thomas D. Schoenfelder
Esther Alice (Scales) Heezen
Mary Ann Shaffer
LETTER: US being harmed by 'progressives'
LETTER: Mitchell crosswalks must be cleared
LETTER: Account of Jesus' life not accurate
LETTER: New legislation misses the mark
LETTER: Davison County panel did the right thing
Biologist expects 'pretty good' fishing in Lake Francis Case
Knowing the lay of the land for tag draws
Silencers, weatherizing firearms, and one of the greatest sporting rifle ever built
Grizzly bears deserve some planning ahead
15-inch walleye limit lifted for 2 northeast SD lakes
January 23, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Cubs race past Titans
PLANKINTON—Tiegen Priebe scored a game-high 21 points as Chamberlain raced past Mount Vernon/Plankinton 61-47 in high school boys basketball...
January 23, 2016 - 12:01am
January 22, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Wolves cruise past Flyers
FREEMAN — Jacob Hertz recorded a double-double as the Wolves cruised past Freeman 67-51 in boys high school basketball action on Thursday...
January 22, 2016 - 12:07am
January 21, 2016
Sanford Classic lineup set
SIOUX FALLS—The Mount Vernon/Plankinton, Hanson, Gregory and Corsica-Stickney boys basketball teams will play in the second-annual Sanford Pentagon Classic on Feb. 6. at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. Twenty high school basketball teams from South Dakota and Iowa will...
January 21, 2016 - 11:59pm
January 20, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Blackhawks advance to 281 Conference championship
HURON — A double-double from Brady Tiede helped the top-seeded Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawks advance to Thursday's championship...
January 20, 2016 - 12:09am
January 19, 2016
Area roundup: Titans tame WiLdKats
WHITE LAKE — The Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball team shut out Kimball/White Lake 15-0 in the first quarter and the Titans never...
January 19, 2016 - 1:00am
January 15, 2016
Cheesman scores 1,000th point on Thursday
PARKER—Hanson senior Kynedi Cheeseman scored her 1,000th point in the Beavers' 64-40 win over Parker on Thursday in Parker. Cheeseman, a Dakota Wesleyan recruit, finished the game with 21 points, eight rebounds and five steals. Hanson (7-4) ranked No. 2 in Class B plays Warner...
January 15, 2016 - 11:55pm
Around the region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Salem MCCOOK CENTRAL 1924 BUILDING DEMOLITION TO BEGIN FEB. 1: The McCook Central High School "1924" building's demolition is set to begin Feb. 1. A new building will be constructed in its place. The project,...
News / local
January 15, 2016 - 5:07pm
January 14, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: No. 3 Sioux Valley tops No. 4 McCook Central/Montrose
VOLGA — In a top-5 Class A girls basketball matchup, No. 3 Sioux Valley topped No. 4 McCook Central/Montrose 51-45 on Thursday in Volga. Natalie Gottlob led MCM with 14 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, while Morgan Koepsell finished with 12 points and nine rebounds....
January 14, 2016 - 11:48pm
January 13, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Scotland outlasts Centerville in OT
SCOTLAND — Tanner and Travis Skorepa led the way for Scotland on Tuesday night, defeating Centerville 56-46 in overtime in boys high school basketball action in Scotland. Tanner Skorepa scored 21 points and pulled down 21 rebounds, while Travis Skorepa tallied 16 points and...
January 13, 2016 - 12:05am
January 12, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Bridgewater-Emery boys down Ethan 74-52
Sawyer Schultz's 22 points led Bridgewater-Emery past Ethan 74-52 on Monday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Also contributing for the Huskies...
January 12, 2016 - 12:28am
January 9, 2016
Loaded lineup highlights girls Hanson Classic slate
A loaded slate of games is on deck for the 33rd Hanson Girls Classic at the Corn Palace for Jan. 16, featuring the best girls basketball teams in South Dakota and Nebraska. Nine games will be played between 18 squads, starting at 9 a.m. The lineup of games was announced Saturday...
sports / prep
January 9, 2016 - 8:57am
January 8, 2016
LETTER: Remember real meaning of Christmas
To the Editor: Have you missed Christmas? Did your business get you wrapped up in setting up Christmas trees, buying and wrapping gifts, decorating your house with pretty lights, and you missed the real meaning of Christmas? It's not too late, you know. We don't know the real date...
opinion / letters
January 8, 2016 - 11:20am
January 5, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Rustlers run over Pirates
Ellie Hohn had 11 points and five steals to help Ethan power past Avon 46-34 on Tuesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. For the Rustlers, Rachel...
January 5, 2016 - 11:43pm
Chamberlain gymnastics wins home triangular
CHAMBERLAIN—The Chamberlain gymnastics team claimed first place at its own triangular on Monday in Chamberlain, winning the event with a score of 132.20. Wagner finished in second place with a 119.10, while Parkston/Ethan/Hanson took third with a 84.250. Chamberlain's Shantel...
January 5, 2016 - 11:38pm
December 29, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Platte-Geddes tops Aberdeen Christian
ABERDEEN—Platte-Geddes topped Aberdeen Christian 50-43 in high school boys basketball action at the Northern State Classic on Tuesday in Aberdeen. Malachi Girton scored 13 points and Alex Gerlach added 12 points for the Black Panthers, which made 20 field goals in the contest....
December 29, 2015 - 11:58pm