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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
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Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
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South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
Saturday's Prep Basketball Scores
Warriors' Doren captures state title
Ethan claims District 8B title
Semmler earns 160-pound title for Trojans
Undisputed champion: Chamberlain's Hutmacher claims Class A title
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Violet Ordella Moline
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
LETTER: Ironic situation with SCOTUS
LETTER: What's unconstitutional?
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LETTER: Americans are tired of partisanship
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
February 5, 2015
Novstrup wants loopholes closed for cemetery trusts
PIERRE -- Rep. Al Novstrup's latest attempt to bring more protections to consumers and taxpayers regarding cemeteries has stalled. Novstrup, R-Aberdeen, is trying to expand the current regulations to cover cemeteries created before 1955. He also wants to add $25 daily fines for...
February 5, 2015 - 10:00am
Novstrup wants loopholes closed for cemetery trusts
PIERRE -- Rep. Al Novstrup’s latest attempt to bring more protections to consumers and taxpayers regarding cemeteries has stalled. Novstrup, R-Aberdeen, is trying to expand the current regulations to cover cemeteries created before 1955. He also wants to add $25 daily fines...
February 5, 2015 - 8:51am
November 18, 2014
New statue at Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
With a push and a nudge, a new statue was put in place Friday at Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery in northern Mitchell. The statue, which depicts...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
September 24, 2014
Tennessee tombstone found in SD during Sturgis rally heads home
SPEARFISH (AP) — South Dakota authorities have returned a 126-year-old tombstone to Tennessee, after it was stolen this summer only to turn up weeks later in a Spearfish alley during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. S.J. Elliot's 1888 tombstone, like that of his wife, is...
September 24, 2014 - 10:51am
May 30, 2014
Cemetery decorations must be removed
Mitchell Cemetery workers will begin removing temporary decorations from gravesites Tuesday, as the city prepares to mow the cemetery grounds. Permanent decorations, such as shepherd's' hooks or flower pots, must located firmly based on concrete pads. For any questions, call...
May 30, 2014 - 9:16pm
April 11, 2014
City cleaning Mitchell cemetery
The city of Mitchell is in the process of spring cleanup at the city cemetery. Golf and Cemetery Department Director Kevin Thurman said there are weathered flowers, litter and items stuck in the ground that are being removed for maintenance. Thurman said...
April 11, 2014 - 6:08pm
December 23, 2013
Deadwood spends $2M to restore forgotten St. Ambrose Cemetery
By Tom Griffith Rapid City Journal DEADWOOD (AP) — For more than a century, an angel has watched over the grave of tiny 2-year-old Oscar...
December 23, 2013 - 8:08am
August 22, 2013
SD cemeteries miss deadline for filing reports
ABERDEEN (AP) — None of the private, nonprofit perpetual care cemeteries in South Dakota has met a July 31 deadline to file annual financial reports with the state. The Legislature earlier this year passed a law requiring the reports. The goal is to ensure the cemeteries have...
August 22, 2013 - 10:54pm
March 5, 2013
Bill would transfer ownership of 9 historic Black Hills cemeteries
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- South Dakota Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune have introduced legislation that would allow local communities to assume ownership of nine historic cemeteries in the Black Hills. The cemeteries are currently owned by the U.S.
March 5, 2013 - 5:51pm
February 18, 2013
Belle Fourche buys radar to check for unmarked graves
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The city of Belle Fourche has spent about $22,000 to buy a ground-penetrating radar unit to uncover unmarked gravesites. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the city purchased the radar in January and started using it within the last few weeks. The city...
February 18, 2013 - 7:16am
September 27, 2012
Belle Fourche raising burial fees
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- In a western South Dakota town, it's getting more expensive to die -- at least for people who want to be buried. The cost of graves, burial and care of the grave site is going up Jan. 1 at the three cemeteries in Belle Fourche. The city public works director...
September 27, 2012 - 10:10am