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Officials seeking suspect who fled scene of accident
Crop insurance floor prices expected to drop again in 2015
Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
Consumers, retailers flock to goat meat as beef prices stay high
Condition of South Dakota winter wheat crop deteriorates
AgweekTV: Local pilots concerned about increased UAV use
Andover man develops program to help farmers calculate costs
Egg production from South Dakota chickens down 8 percent
Better Choices, Better Health workshop coming to Mitchell
Scott Supply marks 100 years of business, growth this year
Longtime Northern State wrestling coach stepping down
Postseason boys basketball games postponed
SD Sportswriters Association Polls
Athlete of the week: Blasius picked as Class B's outstanding wrestler at tourney
Tuesday's sports schedule
Mount Vernon couple to celebrate 50th
Geddes woman celebrates 90th
Area couple wed in October ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 85th
Area couple plan March 6 wedding
Delmar F. Toupal
Lucille "Sally" Houda
I pledge resilience
MILLARD: Thune's Internet legislation meant to protect Web from FCC
ROZUM: Two weeks left
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: This idea might be too good to be good
Pheasants Forever office wants to protect fowls' habitat
33 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
GF&P offering new flower mix for statewide food plot program
SD seeks comments for Black Hills fisheries management plans
WILTZ: As the song says, 'Dream a little dream with me'
July 29, 2013
BOOKS: Unique presentation negates predictable ending of boy's tale
Are you planning to run away from home? Now, there's a manual. "The Beginner's Guide to Running Away from Home," by Jennifer Larue Huget, is narrated by a kid who appears to know the ropes. First, you need a reason to run away. Maybe it's because your parents are going...
July 29, 2013 - 9:05am
July 22, 2013
BOOKS: No words needed to convey emotions of 'Bluebird'
"Bluebird," by Bob Staake, has no words. Instead, the grey and blue pictures tell the story. I take that back. On the opening spread, you'll...
July 22, 2013 - 12:09am
July 16, 2013
BOOKS: Daozi wields 'Brush of the Gods' in Look's imagined bio
Wu Daozi lived more than 1,300 years ago. He's known as China's greatest painter. But what was he like as a kid? "Brush of the Gods," by Lenore Look, is an imagined biography of Wu Daozi. The book begins as Daozi sits with his friends in calligraphy class. An old monk teaches...
July 16, 2013 - 8:56am
July 13, 2013
DWU's Duffey to publish Midwestern detective story
In the same style that made works like "Gone Baby, Gone" and "L.A.
life / local
July 13, 2013 - 11:27am
July 8, 2013
Baseball and mystery mix in 'Strike Three, You're Dead'
When 12-year-old Lenny Norbeck wins the Armchair Announcer contest to broadcast an inning for a Philadelphia Phillies game, he is sure his dream has come true. But when he watches rookie pitcher R.J. Weathers die on the mound, Lenny finds himself with a new goal. "Strike Three,...
July 8, 2013 - 7:21am
July 3, 2013
New books available at Mitchell Public Library
FICTION: "Ladies' Night," Mary Kay Andrews; "A Certain Summer," Patricia Beard; "The King's Deception," Steve Berry; "The Shining Girls," Lauren Beukes; "Truth Stained Lies," Terry Blackstock; "Inferno," Dan Brown; "The Hope of Spring," Wanda E. Brunstetter; "The Pieces of Summer,"...
life / local
July 3, 2013 - 7:29am
July 2, 2013
BOOKS: 'Starstruck' lights up Hollywood's golden age
When 17-year-old Margaret Frobisher cuts school to hang out in Schwab's Pharmacy in Hollywood, she can only dream she'll meet some stars. ...
July 2, 2013 - 10:53am
June 24, 2013
'We are all ... South Dakotans'
How do you describe a South Dakotan? Resourceful. Patriotic. Friendly. Adventurous. Resilient. Conservative. All those words and more were used...
life / state / local
June 24, 2013 - 7:30am
BOOKS: Paulsen takes on teenage politics in 'Vote'
Fourteen-year-old Kevin Spencer never expected to be running for student body president. But ever since his first date with Tina Zabrinski, "the...
June 24, 2013 - 7:16am
June 19, 2013
Dakota Discovery Museum to host book signing
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host Dorothy Hargens-Waldron of Chadron, Neb., at a book signing for "Black Hills Doc: 1892-1945." She will speak on the Hargens family history and her work in compiling, editing and publishing the work. The book signing and talk will be from 2 p.m....
life / state / local
June 19, 2013 - 5:00am
June 16, 2013
BOOKS: Crane poetry makes an uplifting picture book
When you're looking at a construction site, poetry may not come to mind. But award-winning poet Rebecca Kai Dotlich sees the possibilities. "What Can a Crane Pick Up?" is a poetic book about the variety of objects and living things that can be lifted by a crane. The short verses...
June 16, 2013 - 11:44pm
June 10, 2013
BOOKS: 'Grasshopper Magic' will make chapter book readers jump for joy
The Willow children aren't sure what causes the magic at their house. They know it comes from somewhere underground, but they never know exactly when it will happen or what it will do. "Grasshopper Magic" begins with the dilemma of Abner (the oldest of the four Willow kids)....
June 10, 2013 - 7:13am
June 8, 2013
Area authors to sign books at Old West Flea Market and Scavengers' Journey
OACOMA -- Old West Trading Post, located at Interstate 90 Exit 260 at Oacoma, will be hosting several area authors for a book signing the weekend of June 22-23, as part of Old West's 14th Annual Flea Market and the Second Annual Scavengers' Journey. Amanda Radke, of Mitchell,...
life / business
June 8, 2013 - 7:20am
June 5, 2013
BOOKS: Bedtime poem, picture book awakens young imaginations
The mark of a good picture book is that it can hold up to repeated readings. As we speak, I'm on my sixth reading (at least!) of "When Mermaids Sleep," by Ann Bonhill. Each time, I discover something new. "When Mermaids Sleep" is a bedtime poem about sleeping mermaids, snoring pirates,...
June 5, 2013 - 8:20am