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Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
Veterans' Holiday Relief Drive taking place through Jan. 30
Longfellow first-graders learn 'value of giving' with Angel Tree donation
Tripp man charged with burglary, choking woman in Mitchell
'Bring the 153rd Home for Christmas' fundraiser a success
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
December 23, 2014
Mitchell emergency workers deliver holiday cheer to local family
When a fire truck rolled up to Rick and Valerie Johnson's house on Monday, Valerie had one question. "I hollered to the kids, 'Did someone...
December 23, 2014 - 10:04pm
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