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The man who had people worried about Sept. 23 apocalypse has a new doomsday date
Trump praises 'great anger' after some booed Dallas Cowboys for taking a knee
In newly surfaced Howard Stern interview, Trump joked about giving Princess Diana an HIV test
Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Rolling Thunder: ACDC utilizing quick offense for strong start
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
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
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PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
February 2, 2016
Avera Marketing wins top national award for 'Butt Seriously' Campaign
Avera Marketing won the top national Judge's Choice Award for its "Butt Seriously" colorectal cancer awareness campaign in the 2015 Cancer Awareness Advertising Awards. Other Avera awards earned in the competition included: • Two Gold Awards for the 4-D Breast Care radio ad series...
February 2, 2016 - 10:48am
January 26, 2016
Avera Urgent Care becomes AveraNow Walk-in Clinic
Walk-in medical care in Mitchell is available during evening and weekend hours through Avera Urgent Care, 200 E. Havens St. On Feb. 1, the name of this service is changing to AveraNow, and it will move to the Grassland Health Campus in March. "AveraNow is a name that's synonymous...
January 26, 2016 - 10:43am
January 22, 2016
Fear a factor in deciding between two flu vaccines
The fear factor. For many parents, that is the main draw to have their children given an intranasal flu vaccine, or “flu mist,” sprayed...
January 22, 2016 - 12:19pm
January 15, 2016
Avera foundation gala to raise funds for new navigation center
Funds raised during the annual Avera Queen of Peace Foundation Gala will help fund a new way for cancer patients to receive care. This year's theme of "Black and White Ball" will host a seven-course dinner, a social hour, live and silent auctions and live entertainment, with proceeds...
January 15, 2016 - 9:42am
January 13, 2016
Lockdown at several Avera facilities in Aberdeen lifted
ABERDEEN (AP) — Officials say a lockdown at several Avera facilities in Aberdeen has been lifted, and a person suspected of making the threat is in custody. Avera spokeswoman Richelle Braun tells the Aberdeen American News that a threat made to Avera St. Luke's Hospital caused the...
January 13, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 27, 2015
DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex wrapping up as 'great project'
As workers put the final touches on Dakota Wesleyan University's newest building, several rooms bear a simple request as you walk in: "This room...
December 27, 2015 - 4:33pm
December 1, 2015
Avera joins Giving Tuesday
Avera Queen of Peace is using Giving Tuesday to bring a gift to the Mitchell community: a 3D mammography machine. "This machine is considered to be the gold standard. It's the best of the best," said Molly Sutton, annual giving coordinator for the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation. A...
December 1, 2015 - 9:20am
November 23, 2015
Hoping to help in face of cancer
MOUNT VERNON—Being diagnosed with cancer is never easy. But the Mount Vernon chapter of Modern Woodmen of America's Junior Kids Club...
November 23, 2015 - 10:25am
October 19, 2015
Avera wins termination suit against former doctor
A jury has ruled in favor of Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in a suit brought by a former Avera doctor who felt she was wrongfully fired. The trial, which lasted five days at the Davison County Courthouse in Mitchell, stems from Sonia Hernandez's firing in January 2012 after completing...
October 19, 2015 - 6:52pm
October 15, 2015
Yankton Sioux Tribe, Avera team up in support of kidney health
WAGNER—The Yankton Sioux Tribe and Avera began their remodeling project Thursday to double the amount of dialysis stations in Wagner. About...
October 15, 2015 - 6:04pm
September 3, 2015
Tyndall celebrates hospital's growth
TYNDALL — For 66 years, there's been a Catholic influence on health care in Tyndall. And thanks to a new $2 million investment into the...
September 3, 2015 - 8:58am
July 23, 2015
Mitchell couple donating wedding gifts to fund cancer research, promote screening
On Saturday, Larry Fosdick and LeAnne Messer will say "I do" and celebrate the beginning of their lives together. While they're celebrating,...
July 23, 2015 - 8:40am
NATO working with South Dakota telemedicine hub
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — NATO leaders are working with a telemedicine hub in southeast South Dakota to develop a multinational system that could deliver medical services remotely during natural or manmade disasters. Representatives from NATO nations, including Romania, the United...
June 23, 2015 - 3:15pm
May 11, 2015
De Smet hospital starting work on $3.2 million expansion
DE SMET (AP) — Crews are starting to work on a hospital expansion and renovation at Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital. Groundbreaking will be Monday for the $3.2 million project in the town between Huron and Brookings. The hospital says the $3.2 million plan involves adding...
May 11, 2015 - 9:26am
April 15, 2015
Avera to shut down hospitality house
Avera Queen of Peace will no longer offer a hospitality house due to declining usage. The house, located on East Sixth Avenue in Mitchell, was anonymously donated to the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation in 2002 to assist cancer patients or become a hospice center.
April 15, 2015 - 8:02am