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Multiple Mitchell roads to be closed Tuesday, Wednesday
Gmail will no longer scan your emails for advertising purposes
Plankinton man charged with rape of child
Supreme Court revives parts of Trump travel ban order
Meeting scheduled to discuss Mount Vernon School District opt-out
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Concerns are rising over worsening drought conditions in the Dakotas
Former Tiger standout Hoek picked to lead DWU golf
MAC finishes second at Corn Palace Invite
McCook/Miner wins Lennox tournament
Amateur baseball roundup: Alexandria takes down Parkston
Bulldogs fall to Wildcats
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
February 27, 2017
Philadelphia police investigate 'reprehensible' toppling of 100 headstones at Jewish cemetery
Police in Philadelphia are investigating what they call a targeted act of vandalism that toppled more than 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery...
February 27, 2017 - 4:01pm
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