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S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
‘Communication gaps’ lead to pool bid confusion
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Catching up with former area athletes: Howard's Noid earns Player of the Week honors
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
Local retailer donates to cancer group
Geyerman's Clothing Co., of Mitchell, recently donated $647.20 to the You'll Never Walk Alone Foundation. In a weeklong promotion, the business offered customers a retail deal in exchange for a donation to the local breast cancer foundation.
November 18, 2014 - 1:11pm
Canned goods, funds to be raised for area food pantry
Two local businesses will help raise food for the Mitchell Area Food Pantry on Nov. 19. Photography Unlimited and Becky Moore State Farm will host Santa Claus from 3:15 to 6 p.m. at 1204 S. Burr St. in Mitchell for photos. Each photo is $7, but if patrons bring canned goods, the...
November 18, 2014 - 1:10pm
Local church serves as relay center for Operation Christmas Child
Cornerstone Baptist Church in Mitchell is the Relay Center for Operation Christmas Child this season. The church will collect the donations of filled shoeboxes from surrounding churches. Times will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17; Tuesday, Nov. 18, 3 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday,...
November 18, 2014 - 1:10pm
November 4, 2014
United Way fund drive drawing to a close
The 2014 Mitchell United Way Campaign is drawing to a close. The Awards Luncheon is planned for Nov. 12. Jeff Krall, campaign chair of the United Way 2014-15 campaign, indicates that pledges received so far are running about 8 percent behind last year's pace. The United Way Board...
November 4, 2014 - 9:01pm
October 29, 2014
SD inmates harvest 19 tons of produce
YANKTON (AP) — Community organizations in southeastern South Dakota are receiving nearly 19 tons of fresh produce thanks to inmates at two state prisons. The South Dakota Department of Corrections says inmates at Yankton Minimum Unit and Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield...
October 29, 2014 - 7:54am
October 22, 2014
Tractor collector group donates $50K to State Fair Foundation
HURON — The International Harvester Collectors Club — South Dakota Chapter 21 has raised more than $50,000 for the new State Fairgrounds' exhibit hall. This summer on the fairgrounds, the club hosted the Red Power Round Up, a national gathering for collectors and fans...
October 22, 2014 - 9:20pm
October 7, 2014
BankWest celebrates by making donations
PIERRE — BankWest employees from across South Dakota traded their dress shoes for sneakers and hit the streets this summer. As a result, more than two dozen charities recently received donations totaling $6,100. As part of the company’s 125th anniversary, BankWest employees...
October 7, 2014 - 4:10pm
Armour’s Golden Living Center donates $1,000 to health education center
ARMOUR — Golden Living Center, of Armour, donated $1,000 on Monday to the Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center. AHEC will use the donation to recruit certified nursing assistants in rural health care facilities in South Dakota. The donation was part of Golden Living’s...
October 7, 2014 - 4:08pm
October 2, 2014
Grant to help South Dakotans set savings accounts
SISSETON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has given a South Dakota organization a grant to help low-income families save money for the first time. The agency on Wednesday awarded the $66,000 grant from its Assets for Independence program to the group...
October 2, 2014 - 7:59am
Presho woman donates to rail rehab project
PIERRE — A Presho woman donated $10,000 toward the project to rehabilitate the state-owned railroad line from Chamberlain to Presho. Norma Johnson presented the money to Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Wednesday. The federal Department of Transportation recently awarded a TIGER grant...
October 2, 2014 - 6:54am
September 29, 2014
SD fairgrounds get $50K for new 4-H exhibit hall
HURON (AP) — Donations continue to flow to a campaign of the South Dakota State Fairgrounds to build a new 4-H exhibit hall. The state's Department of Agriculture on Monday announced a $50,000 donation from South Dakota-based American Bank and Trust. State officials have...
September 29, 2014 - 8:15pm
September 25, 2014
Mitchell woman steps up against ALS
Chris Wilson knows the impact of ALS. Her husband, Burt, died in December 2011, 18 months after he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was 54. The Mitchell farmers lost his ability to walk, talk or communicate before he died. But...
September 25, 2014 - 6:08pm
September 23, 2014
Huron couple gives $1M to Feeding South Dakota
HURON (AP) — Huron philanthropists Donna and Paul Christen have donated $1 million to Feeding South Dakota. Paul Christen says he and his wife believe in the mission of the nonprofit hunger relief organization, and they want to make sure it has enough financial support. It's...
September 23, 2014 - 2:16pm
September 19, 2014
South Dakota kayak race raises more than $1,000 for Missouri River
YANKTON — Racers and sponsors of the July 19 Fort to Field 50 Paddle Battle combined to raise more than $1,000 that will go directly into cleanup and river stewardship efforts along the banks of the Missouri River in South Dakota. The Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) served...
September 19, 2014 - 5:02pm
September 18, 2014
Collection for Snack Pack Program to be taken during DWU parade
It's the "Rise of a Roaring Empire" and students seek snack foods. Dakota Wesleyan University clubs, Universities Fighting World Hunger and Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization will team up to collect donations for the Mitchell Weekend Snack Pack Program during Saturday's Blue &...
September 18, 2014 - 6:59am