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North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
Mitchell school administrator touted as 'responsible driver' after near miss with child
Insurance company lays off 30 workers in Sioux Falls
Suspect pleads not guilty in fatal shooting in Pine Ridge
South Dakota officials work to stop spread of bovine TB
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
South Dakota officials work to stop spread of bovine TB
McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Q&A: SD high school baseball in good shape
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
March 23, 2017
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
ROME - Catholic leaders must come down "from the pulpit" to acknowledge that clergy sexual abuse of children and cover-ups had broken the Church's...
March 23, 2017 - 12:15pm
March 15, 2017
U.S. Catholics allowed corned beef on St. Patrick's Day Friday, meat industry cheers
CHICAGO -- In recent weeks, the U.S. meat industry has found itself wrestling with a culinary conundrum: Would American Roman Catholics be able...
March 15, 2017 - 5:04pm
March 9, 2017
Amateur historian helped expose mass grave at former Catholic orphanage in Ireland
TUAM, Ireland -- Catherine Corless has been haunted all her life by childhood memories of the skinny children from the local Catholic home for...
March 9, 2017 - 9:48am
December 7, 2016
House demolished to create parking space for Zion Lutheran
The congregation at Zion Lutheran Church can look forward to expanded space in the future. On Wednesday, crews demolished one of three houses...
December 7, 2016 - 5:02pm
November 25, 2016
South Carolina church shooting suspect competent to stand trial, judge says
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Accused white supremacist Dylann Roof is mentally competent to stand trial for the shooting deaths of nine black...
November 25, 2016 - 9:10am
October 20, 2016
Mount Vernon church up for sale
MOUNT VERNON — A longstanding church in Mount Vernon is being sold. According to The Rev. Bob Lacey, the St. Michael's Catholic church building was put up for sale recently, following a 2014 merger with neighboring St. John's Church. Lacey said the merger was the result of declining...
October 20, 2016 - 5:11pm
April 22, 2016
Catholic church continues construction
After the completion of one project, renovations continue at one of Mitchell's churches. Construction projects are underway on Holy Family Catholic...
April 22, 2016 - 10:34am
October 21, 2015
Local parishes offer different requirements, philosophies on hosting nuptials
Churches want you to marry in the house of the Lord, and many in Mitchell are willing to be flexible to make that happen. As Carrie Pohlen,...
October 21, 2015 - 12:36pm
October 5, 2015
Sioux Falls church holds first service since flood
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls church flooded in August when more than seven inches of rain fell in the city has held its first post-flood church service. KELO-TV reports that worshippers filled Christ Community Church's newly renovated sanctuary on Sunday. Worship musician...
October 5, 2015 - 12:56pm
August 12, 2015
3 men charged in federal court with burning down church
RIDGEVIEW (AP) — Three Dewey County men are accused of burning down a church that had stood for nearly a century. Twenty-seven-year-old Cody Yellow, 28-year-old Robert Grindstone and 28-year-old Ake Kyle Eagle Hunter are charged in federal court with third-degree burglary and...
August 12, 2015 - 10:55am
July 13, 2015
Philippines-based church starts services in town it bought
SCENIC (AP) — A Philippines-based church that bought up the small South Dakota town of Scenic four years ago has started holding services there. Minister Jose Ventilacion tells the Rapid City Journal services are held in the Scenic Community Hall on Thursdays and Sundays. He...
July 13, 2015 - 2:23pm
July 10, 2015
Zion Lutheran church in Delmont intends to rebuild after May tornado
DELMONT — Battered but not beaten. And now building. Members of Zion Lutheran Church in Delmont have supported building a new church—more...
July 10, 2015 - 8:25am
June 24, 2015
Deer crashes into Brookings church, causes damage inside
BROOKINGS (AP) — A church in Brookings suffered an undetermined amount of damage when a deer crashed through a window. Animal control officers were called to St. Thomas More Catholic Church about 5 p.m. Tuesday. A male whitetail had broken through a window just as Mass was...
June 24, 2015 - 1:24pm
June 18, 2015
Half of American whites see no racism around them
WASHINGTON — The murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday night appears to be a horrific -- and impossible to deny -- illustration of racism in America. Federal authorities are investigating it as a hate crime. The city's mayor called the shooting "an unfathomable...
June 18, 2015 - 4:50pm
April 20, 2015
Church catering to Hispanic population opens in Madison
MADISON (AP) — A South Dakota man has started a church catering to Madison's growing Hispanic population. The Madison Daily Leader reports that Francisco Vargas has started the church Cristo Viene. Vargas has experience as a pastor and has been doing radio ministry for 13 years. The...
April 20, 2015 - 2:43pm