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Middle school girls get in the ZONE
Mount Vernon native Alan Greenway dies
MHS Speech and Debate team placings released
Sanborn Central students wins Patriot's Pen contest
Community Calendar for Dec. 23 through Dec. 29
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
McCardle places first at Warrior Invite
Mitchell gymnastics wins Jill McCormick Invite
Area basketball roundup: Reed Harter leads Colome to victory with 36 points
SDSU survives in OT, tops Utah State 68-65
South Dakota rallies to beat Montana 67-62
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
Ronald "Ron" Carlson
Agnes Mildred Gran
OUR VIEW: Week in review
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
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
October 24, 2014
Area high school roundup: Mitchell Christian downs Andes Central 3-0
Mitchell Christian defeated Andes Central in four sets at home on Friday evening. Set scores were 25-18, 25-19, 22-25 and 25-18. For Mitchell Christian, Emily Reynen had 13 kills, 14 digs, 6 aces and 5 blocks. Ellie Bleeker had 18 digs and Emily Schrag contributed 17 assists. Payton...
October 24, 2014 - 11:30pm
Kropsey rushes for nearly 300 yards in Lyman victory
PRESHO — Korder Cropsey rushed for 294 yards to lead Lyman to a 60-6 win over Jones County in a high school football game Thursday. The game ended early in the fourth quarter due to the mercy rule. Cropsey rushed 20 time for seven touchdown. Trey Mundlien rushed 110 yards on 14...
sports / prep
October 24, 2014 - 12:23am
October 21, 2014
Area high school volleyball roundup: Fighting Cougars fall in four sets
SALEM — After winning the opening set, the McCook Central/Montrose volleyball team suffered a four-set loss to Tea Area on Tuesday. Set scores were 25-27, 25-17, 25-22, 25-23. Nicole Bies had a double-double with 15 assists and 21 digs, while Brianna Painter tallied a...
October 21, 2014 - 11:39pm
Area football teams clinch playoff spots, others vying to get in
With just under a week before the state playoffs begin, several South Dakota high school football teams have a lot on the line on Thursday, marking the final night of games for the regular season. To qualify for the state playoffs (with the exception of Class 11AAA and 11AA), a...
October 21, 2014 - 10:07pm
Ruml, Culver to speak at QB Club
Two area football coaches will speak at Quarterback Club at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Depot in Mitchell. Howard's Pat Ruml and Avon's Tom Culver will speak, along with other Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University coaches.
October 21, 2014 - 2:48pm
October 20, 2014
Area volleyball: TDA outlasts Platte-Geddes in five sets
ARMOUR -- After dropping the first set, the Tripp-Delmont/Armour volleyball team rallied back to beat Platte-Geddes 3-2 on Monday in Armour. Set scores were 19-25, 25-22, 18-25, 25-19, 15-11. TDA was led by Jessica Sandau, who finished with a double-double, recording 13 kills and...
October 20, 2014 - 11:41pm
October 17, 2014
Bertus wins Badlands Circuit Finals crown in bull riding
MINOT, N.D. -- For the third straight year, Jeff Bertus was a champion in Minot, N.D. Bertus was the only cowboy to ride all four of his bulls, winning the average and the year-end title for the Badlands Circuit. The Avon bull rider took second in his fourth go at the Ram Badlands...
October 17, 2014 - 4:04pm
October 16, 2014
Area high school volleyball roundup: Adams leads Bon Homme to three-set victory
CORSICA — Bon Homme defeated Corsica/Stickney 25-5, 25-8, 25-11 in a three-set match on Thursday in Corsica. Alie Adams led Bon Homme with 24 assists, three digs and three aces, while Liz Kubal had six kills, six digs, six aces and two blocks. Morgan Rothschadl added 10 digs,...
October 16, 2014 - 11:57pm
Freeman Academy boys cross country team wins Region 3B
FREEMAN -- Ryan Haggerty and Thaniel Schroeder finished in first and second to pace the Freeman Academy boys cross country team to a first place finish at the Region 3B cross country meet on Wednesday in Freeman. Haggerty won the event with a time of 17:51, while Schroeder finished...
October 16, 2014 - 12:09am
October 11, 2014
Area football roundup: Kirkpatrick runs Chamberlain to second win
CHAMBERLAIN — Spencer Kirkpatrick had 20 carries for 135 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Chamberlain football team over St. Francis Indian 46-14 on Friday. Jeremy Herron had eight carries for 115 yards and a score for the Cubs, who outgained the Warriors 381-173. Parker...
October 11, 2014 - 12:26am
October 9, 2014
Area high school volleyball roundup: Erickson has double-double in Black Panthers' victory
PLATTE — The Platte-Geddes Black Panthers beat the Gregory Gorillas in a four-set match on Thursday. Set scores were 25-15, 20-25, 25-17, 25-12. Jenna Erickson led the Black Panthers with a double-double, recording 25 digs and 23 assists. Jada Nelson had 11 digs, nine kills, seven...
October 9, 2014 - 11:53pm
Mount Vernon/Plankinton, Ethan/Parkston win Parkston Invitational
PARKSTON -- The Ethan/Parkston and Mount Vernon/Plankinton cross country teams each earned first place at the Parkston Invitational on Thursday at the Parkston Country Club in Parkston. Ethan/Parkston won the boys varsity race with a score of seven and Mount Vernon/Plankinton took...
October 9, 2014 - 9:46pm
October 8, 2014
DENOUDEN: This lady is no cat burglar
I broke into my parents' house last week. It's not the first house I've ever broken into, nor, sadly, is it likely the last. You see, I get locked out a lot. Cars. Houses. Work places. It's a real downer. I've tried to take proactive steps. I have spare keys made. Then I...
opinion / columns
October 8, 2014 - 8:55pm
October 7, 2014
Area volleyball: Bertram leads Winner Warriors
GREGORY — The Winner volleyball team earned its 12th win and beat Gregory 25-23, 25-18, 25-12 on Tuesday. Winner’s Sydney Fritz had 13 kills, one block, 13 digs and two aces for a double-double. Kelsey Bertram added 11 kills, two blocks, 12 assists and 14 digs for a triple-double,...
October 7, 2014 - 11:28pm
Area high school volleyball roundup: Mitchell Christian tops Avon
Mitchell Christian 3, Avon Mitchell Christian defeated Avon 3-0 in a high school volleyball match on Monday in Mitchell. Set scores were 25-11, 25-13, 25-14. Ashley Schmit had seven kills and six digs, while Emily Reynen added seven kills, 11 digs and two blocks to lead Mitchell...
October 7, 2014 - 2:24pm