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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
November 22, 2011
Janklow begins radiation treatment for brain cancer
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Former South Dakota Gov.
November 22, 2011 - 4:00pm
November 9, 2011
GIAGO: Janklow, Means careened along parallel paths
I find it ironic that two adversaries, two domineering personalities that clashed over a number of years, have both been diagnosed with cancer. Several...
November 9, 2011 - 8:42pm
October 26, 2011
WOSTER: Be your own task force and when cancer hits, make your own decisions
It's been nearly 17 years since I had my first PSA test, but I'm still convinced the thing helped save my life. If that's too dramatic, well,...
October 26, 2011 - 12:28am
October 24, 2011
87-year-old Yankton man runs race to support cancer research
YANKTON -- When 87-year-old Merlyn Pugh of Yankton crossed the finish line in last month's Susan G. Komen South Dakota Race for the Cure in Vermillion, it didn't matter to him that he had topped his time from the previous year. "The personal satisfaction was there, but the time...
October 24, 2011 - 12:37pm
October 21, 2011
Russell Means says he's beating throat cancer
Activist credits radiation, Indian teas and prayers with helping him recover By TOM LAWRENCE The Daily Republic American Indian activist Russell Means says he has cancer on the run and is more than 80 percent recovered. "I'm going to defeat this death sentence," he said Thursday....
October 21, 2011 - 6:12am
October 14, 2011
OPINION: Why block a test that saves lives?
Forty years ago, my mother-in-law learned from a mammogram at age 57 that she had breast cancer. We immediately sought the best available treatment. She lived for many happy years and enjoyed precious time with her grandchildren. Would she have died sooner without the mammogram?...
October 14, 2011 - 7:29am
September 20, 2011
Coach Don Meyer talks about handling setbacks, servant leadership
The winningest coach in the history of men's college basketball talked about being a caregiver, handling adversity and provided plenty of laughs...
September 20, 2011 - 6:11am
September 13, 2011
Coach Don Meyer to speak to Mitchell cancer group
"Servant Leadership," a presentation by former basketball coach Don Meyer, will replace the regularly scheduled September meeting of the Mitchell Area Cancer Support Group. The presentation will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept.
September 13, 2011 - 6:31am
September 10, 2011
Report: Improvement needed in early tests for breast cancer in SD
PIERRE -- The state Health Department reported Friday that 70 percent of breast cancer cases were diagnosed early in South Dakota from 2001 through 2008. But the study also identified 10 counties where early diagnoses were significantly less frequent, including Hughes, home...
September 10, 2011 - 9:07am
August 26, 2011
Mitchell Area Cancer Support Group to meet Tuesday
The Mitchell Area Cancer Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Conference Room 1, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell. An indoor picnic will be held in celebration of the end of summer. Attendees are invited to wear shorts, hats and shades and share...
August 26, 2011 - 1:33pm
August 18, 2011
Sanford Health unveils $100M breast cancer initiative
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sanford Health has announced a $100 million effort to find a cure for breast cancer, which will fund a new cancer center in Sioux Falls, the expansion of an existing facility in Fargo and the creation of a library of genetic information from women of all ages,...
August 18, 2011 - 11:45am
American Indian activist Russell Means battling cancer
PORCUPINE(AP) -- An American Indian activist who says he has survived nine assassination attempts is now battling throat cancer. Former American Indian Movement leader Russell Means tells the media that doctors have told him the cancer is too advanced for surgery. He says he would...
August 18, 2011 - 11:25am
August 11, 2011
Scientists wipe out leukemia in 2 patients with blood cells that hunt cancer
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia - turning the patients' own blood...
August 11, 2011 - 1:59pm
June 24, 2011
Cancer walk set in Stickney Saturday
STICKNEY -- The Aurora County Miles of Smiles Cancer Walk will start with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the walk at 8:30 a.m., on Saturday, June 25, in Stickney. The walk will begin in front of Stickney Public School with a marked route on the blacktop streets. There will...
June 24, 2011 - 8:44am
June 17, 2011
4-year-old remains upbeat despite diagnosis
On a recent sunny day, 4-yearold Xavier Valandra could be found running through Hitchcock Park with his older brother, Marquel. Xavier raced Marquel up and down the slide, to the swing set and across the monkey bars, all the while laughing and smiling like any other happy child...
June 17, 2011 - 6:02am