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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Finnish president visiting Minnesota this week
Aeronautics panel looks at six projects
September storm smacks Salem
Enrollment up slightly at South Dakota public universities
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Bradford remains game-time decision for non-contact knee injury
Bronx bombed: Gregorius, Judge propel Yankees to sweep of Twins
Division II player dies from in-game injury
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Area high school volleyball roundup: Cougars topple Black Panthers
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
December 25, 2015
Top stories from around the US
Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs: Cleanup begins from Southern U.S. storms that left 14 dead Recovery crews and utility workers began cleaning up widespread damage on Thursday left by severe storms that spawned tornadoes across six states in the U.S. South...
December 25, 2015 - 11:22pm
OPINION: Dear Santa Claus: Excuse me while I kiss this Cookie
PIERRE — Christmas week brings so many joys, especially for folks who love sweet treats, rich meats, aged cheeses, and hot drinks. The bakers and the cooks, the generations-old family recipes, the real butter. The unexpected delights, such as a true fruitcake, so packed with...
December 25, 2015 - 10:58pm
OPINION: A precise time to decorate for Christmas
Now that Thanksgiving has passed, the Woster household is decorating for Christmas. Yeah, we're stubborn that way. We aren't completely post-Thanksgiving-means-think-Christmas people. For example, Nancy has picked up a few gifts, and we've talked about others. But the turkeys and...
December 25, 2015 - 10:41pm
More than 500 attend Community Christmas dinner
Christmas is often associated with the spirit of giving, but for volunteers of the Mitchell Masonic Lodge, Christmas is also about humility....
December 25, 2015 - 3:07pm
December 23, 2015
Closings planned for Christmas holiday
Area closings for the Christmas holiday include: • Mitchell Technical Institute will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24-25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Offices will be open Dec. 21-23 and Dec. 28-31. Offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New...
December 23, 2015 - 9:21pm
December 22, 2015
OPINION: Santa needs to bring us some sanity before rage consumes our Christmas spirit
WASHINGTON—Santa, baby, just slip a little something useful under America's Christmas tree. We don't need hoverboards, Apple watches, drones...
December 22, 2015 - 12:03pm
December 21, 2015
OPINION: The true spirit of Christmas
According to a national study, Americans project they will spend an average of $882 on Christmas gifts this year. That's just gifts. The figure...
December 21, 2015 - 8:59pm
OPINION: Finding our way through the dark
Tuesday is, in the Northern Hemisphere at least, the winter solstice, what my mother always referred to as "the shortest day of the year." Shortest...
December 21, 2015 - 8:25pm
Deputies arrest suspect in Goodwill thrift store burglary
RAPID CITY (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in western South Dakota have arrested the suspect in a burglary at the Goodwill thrift store in Rapid City. Authorities say Pennington County sheriff's deputies arrested 28-year-old Rapid City resident Corey Croyle over the weekend....
December 21, 2015 - 2:39pm
December 15, 2015
OPINION: Distance shopping the old fashioned way
My sainted mother loved the Christmas season — for all the joy and celebration and bright lights and uplifting music, sure, but also for...
December 15, 2015 - 8:45pm
December 6, 2015
Kids receive opportunity to give
Hundreds of children on Saturday sifted through products at the Masonic Lodge in Mitchell, in search of the perfect gifts for their family and...
December 6, 2015 - 7:28pm
December 3, 2015
An ACT Christmas special
You've got to love a good deal at the holidays. This year, the Mitchell Area Community Theatre is offering two holiday plays for the price...
December 3, 2015 - 9:26am
November 17, 2015
Corn-y Christmas preparations
Workers with the city of Mitchell secure the Christmas tree to adjacent buildings as it's put up on Monday afternoon in downtown Mitchell, across...
November 17, 2015 - 9:26am
November 11, 2015
US Capitol Christmas tree to stop at Corn Palace on Thursday
The United States Capitol Christmas tree will make a stop in Mitchell on Thursday on its journey across the country from near Seward, Alaska, to the White House. According to Katie Knutson, director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, a spur-of-the-moment decision will bring...
November 11, 2015 - 4:35pm
November 5, 2015
'The best of both worlds'
As a "hillbilly" comedian, he sends sparks flying from his fiddle. As a classy, captivating violin player, he sparkles in his $5,000 suit. Doofus...
November 5, 2015 - 6:04pm