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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
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
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
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
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
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
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
January 9, 2017
Children don't come cheap: cost of raising one hits $233,610
Children keep getting more expensive to raise -- fashion is pricier and so are doctor visits and day care, according to the U.S. government....
January 9, 2017 - 12:23pm
November 1, 2016
Parents injected children with heroin as 'feel good medicine,' police say
A Washington state couple is facing numerous charges after police said the parents kept their three young children in a home littered with rat droppings and drug needles and injected them with heroin, which they called "feel good medicine." Ashlee Hutt, 24, and Mac Leroy McIver, 25,...
November 1, 2016 - 1:45pm
June 22, 2016
Community theater offers child-produced treasure
Young, bright smiles are encouraged at the Children's Theatre production "Treasure Island." The production will take place at 7 p.m. Friday and...
June 22, 2016 - 5:51pm
May 27, 2016
HAGEN: Those little moments
It is amazing what a child's eyes can do. Those looks. The expressions. They're those little moments that can make parenthood so tough, but also make it worth every minute. As I'm learning so well with our soon-to-be 2-year-old daughter, Grace, parenthood isn't always picture-perfect....
May 27, 2016 - 5:33pm
September 21, 2015
Youth basketball registration now open
The Mitchell Park and Recreation Department is currently taking registration for boys and girls basketball for children grades 1 through 6. This program will run for six weeks from Oct. 12 to Nov. 21. The fee for the program is $20 for grades 1 and 2 and $30 for grades 3 through...
September 21, 2015 - 9:46pm
August 24, 2015
Touch the Trucks in Mitchell
August 24, 2015 - 12:13pm
August 19, 2015
A pain in the backpack: Experts' advice about your child's load
DULUTH, Minn. -- For some kids, back to school can mean back pain. Often, the reason is as plain as the pack on their backs. "It's unusual...
August 19, 2015 - 1:59pm
July 23, 2015
Taking a break from play at Hitchcock Park
July 23, 2015 - 3:08pm
July 22, 2015
Child health improving in South Dakota
MINNEAPOLIS -- South Dakota showed marked improvement in child health, according to the annual Kids Count survey. South Dakota jumped 12 spots in the Annie E. Casey Foundation rankings in that category, but fell one spot to 18th overall. The report ranked states on economic well-being,...
July 22, 2015 - 11:46am
June 24, 2015
USDA hotline helps youth find free meals in SD this summer
PIERRE (AP) — A hotline set up by the U.S. Department of Agriculture can help youth in South Dakota find places where they can have access to free meals this summer. The USDA National Hunger Hotline provides information about sites where children and adolescents ages 18 and...
June 24, 2015 - 1:16pm
June 19, 2015
Putting off parenthood might be good for your children
Older mothers may have babies who grow up healthier and better educated than infants born to women in their twenties, an international study...
June 19, 2015 - 2:09pm
June 16, 2015
Doctor to parents: Kids shouldn't be heavier than I am
All right, parents, it's time for a change. Childhood obesity is a very real problem, and I've seen plenty of examples among my patients: a 4-year-old weighing 75 pounds, an 8-year-old heavier than me, a teenager weighing in just north of 350 (and climbing). It's truly disturbing. The...
June 16, 2015 - 2:57pm
Free meals available to youth in South Dakota this summer
PIERRE (AP) — Organizations across South Dakota are serving free meals to children and adolescents this summer as part of a federal program. Individuals age 18 and younger can get a free meal at participating locations, which include nonprofits, schools, libraries and local...
June 16, 2015 - 2:43pm
June 9, 2015
Is a book about gay couples appropriate for kids?
Q: I am a grandmother of children attending Efland-Cheeks Elementary School [in North Carolina], and I heard a third-grade teacher recently read...
June 9, 2015 - 11:41am
June 5, 2015
How to support a parent of a child with special needs
Nearly nine years ago I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Claire. I had all of the standard prenatal testing that my doctor recommended and had a very easy pregnancy and delivery. So, it was no small surprise when just before we were set to be discharged from the hospital...
June 5, 2015 - 2:19pm