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Black Hills business short on seasonal employees
Police search for sculpture stolen from downtown Sioux Falls
Musical park to come to South Dakota town of Lead
Officials to break ground on new South Dakota school
Number of speeding tickets up as speed limit rose to 80 mph
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
DWU drops two GPAC games
Foote, Bauder place 2nd at state meet
Ducks top Tea in season-opener
Inaugural Mitchell prep indoor meet set for Tuesday
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
Marjorie L. Huber
Barb K. Sydow-Houck
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
February 1, 2017
Alpena man pleads guilty to two drug charges, faces four more in Beadle Co.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — An Alpena man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine pleaded guilty Tuesday to two drug-related charges, but he...
February 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 7, 2016
Baruth, Saginaw Valley ranked No. 1 in nation
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich.—Saginaw Valley State, which is coached by Alpena native Randy Baruth, is No. 1 in this week's NCAA Division II men's basketball poll. The Cardinals, who are ranked atop the poll for the first time in school history, are 8-0 this season. This is Baruth's...
December 7, 2016 - 3:34pm
October 25, 2016
Alpena woman injured after crashing into train
ALPENA — An Alpena woman sustained minor injuries Monday after crashing a vehicle into a train north of Alpena. Jodi Kobold, 31, was injured...
October 25, 2016 - 10:37am
March 15, 2016
One person injured in four-vehicle crash near Alpena
ALPENA— A four-vehicle crash on Saturday is still under investigation by the Jerauld County Sheriff's Office. One person was injured in the crash, which occurred near Alpena. Officials believe a Toyota Yaris was traveling west at 5:25 a.m. toward Alpena in the eastbound lane...
March 15, 2016 - 4:48pm
Alpena native finds coaching success in Nebraska
CROFTON, Neb.—Aaron Losing traces his passion for girls basketball to his first coaching stint at Ethan High School. The Alpena native...
January 15, 2016 - 11:59pm
December 24, 2015
Mitchell's Morgan among 18 picked for SD prep hoops hall
Scott Morgan is happy to join the club. He is one of 18 new members of the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame, set to be inducted in April 2016. "It's a great honor, and to even be thought about is a special thing," he said. The Mitchell High School standout played for...
December 24, 2015 - 12:15am
November 13, 2015
Ochsner battles Johnson, injury in 9AA title game
VERMILLION—Hunter Johnson and Landon Ochsner have battled each other on the gridiron for years. On Thursday, the star running backs went...
November 13, 2015 - 12:49am
August 1, 2015
Staying afloat - small towns balance the burden and joy of operating swimming pools
There's a quick consensus about operating a municipal swimming pool in South Dakota: you don't do it to make money. Even so, dozens of pools...
August 1, 2015 - 10:21am
July 24, 2015
Huron family feels tornado's power
HURON — From her vantage point, Katie Scheibe thought the storm clouds looked like a UFO out of a science fiction movie. But when the...
July 24, 2015 - 12:02pm
PHOTOS: Storm dumps hail in Alpena, tornadoes spotted
See the article and video here: NWS: Tornado touches down near Alpena, moves northeast See a video of lightning in Mitchell here: Lightning...
July 24, 2015 - 10:39am
July 23, 2015
NWS: Tornado touches down near Alpena, moves northeast
ALPENA—A storm that moved through Jerauld, Sanborn and Miner counties produced a tornado Thursday night, but it was unknown if there was...
July 23, 2015 - 10:38pm
April 15, 2015
Bridgewater elects new mayor
BRIDGEWATER — The town of Bridgewater has elected a new mayor. Michael Damm was selected by the town's voters Tuesday to be the mayor. He received 95 votes, while acting mayor George Guenthner was seeking another two-year term in the seat. Guenthner received 28 votes. Guenthner...
April 15, 2015 - 6:02pm
February 20, 2015
Around the region: Feb. 20
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Kennebec CONSTRUCTION STARTS FOR WHEAT GROWERS FACILITY: Construction on the 444 acres owned by Wheat Growers for a new $40 million grain-handling facility is underway in Kennebec. The dry fertilizer storage...
February 20, 2015 - 9:13pm
December 15, 2014
Two arrested after drugs found in Alpena home
ALPENA -- An Alpena couple face multiple drug charges after numerous law enforcement agencies took part in a search of their home last week. Tyler Bartunek, 29, and Cindy Bartunek, 36, are each charged with multiple felonies, including manufacturing and possessing controlled substances,...
December 15, 2014 - 5:41pm
November 18, 2014
Springs tornado strong, but not strongest that day
Although the tornado that devastated Wessington Springs on June 18 was strong, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday the tornado that destroyed a farmstead southwest of Alpena that same day was stronger. Todd Heitkamp, warning coordinator meteorologist for NWS, declined...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm