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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
December 19, 2014
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
To the Editor: Right now in time, America is the "big dog" on the block. But all of us have to remember there is someone who is bigger than all of us. His name is Jesus, our Savior, Our Lord. What if He comes tomorrow? Will all of us be ready for Him? Merry Christmas. Shirley...
December 19, 2014 - 11:12pm
Bigger than Christmas
"He is the reason for the season," as the common expression goes on many greeting cards. The proposition put forward of course is that we celebrate Christmas because of the birth of the Christ child. The reason is wholly legitimate and I must confess to some measure of frustration...
December 19, 2014 - 11:07pm
December 17, 2014
'Angels' spreading Christmas cheer
Calling all layaway angels. In keeping with the Christmas spirit, anonymous do-gooders have been spreading cheer this holiday season, paying off more than $4,000 worth of layaway items at Kmart and Walmart in Mitchell. "We call them layaway angels," said Jon Kruckenberg, store...
December 17, 2014 - 8:18pm
December 12, 2014
PHOTOS: Christmas at the Highland
The inaugural Christmas at the Highland event was held Friday night at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. Jill Larson, sales and event...
December 12, 2014 - 10:19pm
December 9, 2014
O Christmas Tree — Where are you?
If Santa Claus is coming to town, he may want to bring a hard hat. The city of Mitchell's Christmas tree sits behind orange and white barriers...
December 9, 2014 - 5:41pm
December 5, 2014
Sounds of the season
With Christmas just around the corner, holiday events are in full swing in the Mitchell area. On Sunday, Dakota Wesleyan University will present "A Service of Lessons and Carols" at 7 p.m. in the Sherman Center on campus, according to a press release from the university. This event...
December 5, 2014 - 8:37pm
December 4, 2014
Students send ornaments to DC display
PLANKINTON -- In the glow of the National Christmas Tree, lit for the first time Thursday night in Washington, D.C., there hung little pieces...
December 4, 2014 - 6:51pm
Have an un-trashy Christmas
DES MOINES, Iowa — The end-of-year holidays aren't just a time filled with more cheer, but a time filled with more trash. Leslie Irlbeck, program and outreach manager for Metro Waste Authority, says the best way to cut down on the garbage generated is through what's called...
December 4, 2014 - 5:00pm
COLUMN: 125 years of Christmas in South Dakota
As we head into the Christmas season on this quasquicentennial year, I have to wonder what the first South Dakotans were doing exactly 125 years ago. We know life on the prairie could be rough during those early years, especially for families who had just arrived in South Dakota...
December 4, 2014 - 11:57am
December 3, 2014
SHARE to give away Christmas ham dinner
SHARE Mitchell coordinator Tim Buehler recently presented Paula Marken with the complete Thanksgiving dinner package she won from the organization's November distribution day. Marken received a turkey, potatoes, gravy, green beans, stuffing mix, baking mix, pumpkin pie, celery, carrots,...
December 3, 2014 - 4:47pm
Underneath the Tree with FDC
What better place to get in the holiday spirit than Underneath the Tree? Friend de Coup, Mitchell High School's show choir, will make that...
December 3, 2014 - 2:03pm
December 1, 2014
Chamber announces chance to win $250 in Mitchell Money
For hundreds of years, Santa has sent elves to see if children have been naughty or nice. Now, he has decided to send scouts into businesses. Poppy, the Corn Cob Scout, arrived Thanksgiving Day, according to a press release from the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce. "You never...
December 1, 2014 - 5:49pm
November 24, 2014
Group needs toys to help 1,500 children in SD reservation
EAGLE BUTTE — A nonprofit is looking for individuals willing to fulfill 'Dear Santa' letters from children living in the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The group Cheyenne River Youth Project says it has letters from 1,500 children and still needs more than...
November 24, 2014 - 11:27pm
November 18, 2014
'Scrooge, the Musical' to be preceded by Dickens-inspired Christmas sessions at DWU
Dakota Wesleyan faculty are planning three nights of Dickens-inspired sessions in November, all culminating in the DWU-Mitchell ACT production of "Scrooge, the Musical." Dark and desperate were the times during Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," the basis of the musical adaptation...
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