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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
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Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
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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
September 11, 2014
Family donates machines to help Avera’s tiniest patients
Thanks to the generosity of Jerry and Karna Adler, of Howard, babies born at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital will have new equipment to help them breathe. The Adlers donated $1,500 to the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation toward the purchase of a new Neo Puff machine. The couple...
September 11, 2014 - 10:02am
September 9, 2014
Watertown CHS provides $50K toward State Fairgrounds new exhibit hall
HURON — Recognition was given Monday for a gift provided by the CHS Foundation. A check for $50,000 was presented to the South Dakota State Fair Foundation at the Watertown CHS location. The funds will go toward the capital campaign for a new exhibit hall. "We are excited about...
September 9, 2014 - 5:08pm
September 8, 2014
W. Springs committee grants first tornado relief funds
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Tornado victims in Wessington Springs are one step closer to getting some financial relief. Linda Willman, finance officer...
September 8, 2014 - 9:39pm
PHOTO: Make-A-Wish benefit
September 8, 2014 - 7:41am
August 28, 2014
Local couple makes contribution to DWU's music department
Dakota Wesleyan University's music department has a new name, thanks to benefactors Ron and Sheilah Gates, of Mitchell. The university recognized...
August 28, 2014 - 4:54pm
August 27, 2014
$1.6M raised for Special Olympics SD expansion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A fund drive has raised more than $1.6 million to help Special Olympics South Dakota expand its facility in Sioux Falls and introduce a new competition concept. The amount easily surpassed the $1 million goal for the summer drive endorsed by the Sioux Falls...
August 27, 2014 - 10:56pm
August 25, 2014
Nonprofit provides supplies to students on Cheyenne River rez
EAGLE BUTTE (AP) — A nonprofit group has provided school supplies to more than 500 children on South Dakota's Cheyenne River Reservation. The supplies given by the organization Cheyenne River Youth Project include backpacks, compasses, calculators and mechanical pencils. The...
August 25, 2014 - 9:55pm
August 24, 2014
Fundraiser gathers $12K for India wells
PLATTE — Last week's "In the Water for Water" fundraiser raised more than $12,000, according to organizer Linda DeHaai. Fifteen swimmers participated in the Aug. 13 event at Dock 44 west of Platte on the Missouri River, which was held for the second straight year. Advanced...
August 24, 2014 - 8:07pm
August 23, 2014
Farm Rescue nonprofit to help 300th family
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. — The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Upper Midwest is approaching another milestone — it will help its 300th farm family in the region by the end of the year. The volunteer-based organization headquartered in North Dakota helped its 100th...
August 23, 2014 - 8:48am
August 16, 2014
PHOTO: Habitat home dedication
A crowd forms on the sidewalk as Lori Baye, on the porch in the background, a member of the local Habitat for Humanity organization, welcomes...
August 16, 2014 - 9:17am
August 15, 2014
PHOTO: Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day
Ranae Johnston scoops cookie dough into a Blizzard on Thursday at Dairy Queen in Mitchell during the ninth annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day....
August 15, 2014 - 7:08am
August 14, 2014
196 volunteers show up for Day of Caring
Members of Girl Scout Troop 57705 have seen weekend snack packs distributed in their schools before.
August 14, 2014 - 7:30am
August 13, 2014
SDSM&T gets $50K geological model software gift from Leapfrog
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has received more than $50,000 worth of software that students will be able to use in geological modeling. The school says the student chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists received the gift from the...
August 13, 2014 - 8:48am
August 12, 2014
Huron businessman to give more money for 4-H hall
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Huron businessman who four months ago donated $1 million toward a new 4-H exhibit hall at the South Dakota Fairgrounds is chipping in more money. KOKK radio reports that Earl Nordby will match donations by the state's 4-H clubs and leaders who are looking...
August 12, 2014 - 5:21pm
PHOTO: Exchange Club cook-out
August 12, 2014 - 8:22am