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State Gaming Commission considers letting banks outside South Dakota accept deposits
Man dies in crash after collision with deer in South Dakota
Man dies in Fargo hospital from injuries after his vehicle hit deer in far northeast SD
Van swerves into crowds in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas district; 13 reported dead and more than 50 injured
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Exhibitors show off gear, gadgets during Dakotafest
'I don't respect who's in office right now': 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant to skip White House visit
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Rainy weather doesn't spoil Bull Bash
Prep Focus: McCance pilots Gorillas' offense
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Helen J. Van Zee
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
June 8, 2017
Alpena man charged with assault while wielding machete
ALPENA — A Jerauld County man was arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman while wielding a machete. Juan Estrada-Varela, 51, of Alpena,...
June 8, 2017 - 2:42pm
April 15, 2017
LETTER: Shop local, not Dollar General
To the editor: A Dollar General is planned for the city of Wessington Springs. Here are my thoughts on it. The city council and mayor failed...
April 15, 2017 - 9:15am
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