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Owner shuts down SD radio station after adverse state ruling
Driver injured, horses killed in interstate crash
State investigates officer-involved shooting in Sioux Falls
Bombers deployed from Ellsworth used in show of force
Fiery weekend crash in Edmunds County kills 1 man, injures 1
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
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Dome thriller: DWU holds off Hastings
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
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
Laura Jean Haiar
LaVern "Pappy" Leftwich
Lori Jean Will
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
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
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
November 4, 2013
Ray, N.D., church robbed at gunpoint during Saturday evening mass
RAY, N.D. – A man armed with a gun demanded money from about 20 people attending Saturday evening mass at the Church of St. Michael in Ray, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office said today. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the man fled in a motor vehicle and...
November 4, 2013 - 11:29am
September 6, 2013
Mormon church, Ancestry.com join forces
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church's family history research center has signed a new agreement with Ancestry.com in a project to make 1 billion new genealogical records available to the public. The Deseret News reports Family Search signed a five-year, $60 million deal with...
September 6, 2013 - 11:25pm
First Lutheran Church turns 125
It was on July 23, 1888, that a group of Norwegian Lutherans met together in John Reirson's store and organized the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mitchell. They hired the Rev. A.J. Lee, who lived in Mitchell, to preach once a month. The group took up subscriptions for money,...
September 6, 2013 - 10:35pm
July 22, 2013
'Nothing better than cowboy church'
It's not your typical church setting. The smell of sawdust, dirt and livestock hangs in the air. A soft breeze makes a neat row of American...
July 22, 2013 - 4:59am
June 11, 2013
Teen pleads guilty to torching reservation church
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A Cannonball man has pleaded guilty to burning down a church on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Nineteen-year-old Phoenix Martinez was accused of torching the St. James Episcopal Church in Cannonball late last July. The church was destroyed. U.S. Attorney...
June 11, 2013 - 7:12am
May 28, 2013
Belle Fourche church to become historic site
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The First Congregational United Church of Christ is waiting for the National Park Service to officially designate the Belle Fourche church as a historic site. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the congregation applied for a spot on the National Register of Historic...
May 28, 2013 - 12:01pm
April 1, 2013
Suspicious fire destroys abandoned church in Pine Ridge
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- Investigators say a weekend fire that destroyed an abandoned log cabin church on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is suspicious. Interior Fire Chief Cliff McClure tells the media that there is no electricity in the building known locally as the Red Church. He...
April 1, 2013 - 1:37pm
March 28, 2013
Church moves headquarters from Pierre to Bismarck
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Dakotas Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church has moved its headquarters from South Dakota's capital city to North Dakota's capital. The church had been based in Pierre for decades. The headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventist churches and schools...
March 28, 2013 - 11:23am
March 9, 2013
Epiphany Church hosts 50th annual sausage feed
EPIPHANY -- As parishioners young and old prepare for their 50th anniversary Sausage Supper, the spirit of cooperation, giving and hard work continue through the generations at the Church of Epiphany. The annual event is set for 3-7 p.m. Sunday at the Epiphany Church hall. Tickets...
March 9, 2013 - 8:40am
February 14, 2013
Huron denies request for home to serve as church
HURON (AP) -- The Huron city commission has denied a permit to a Buddhist church that wanted to hold Sunday services in a home. The South Dakota Buddhist Association, which filed the request, told the city that a monk and church treasurer live in the home and about 20 people would...
February 14, 2013 - 1:50pm
November 27, 2012
New Mormon church planned in Mitchell
MITCHELL -- There are more Mormons in Mitchell than ever, and a new church will facilitate increased growth, local church officials said Monday. Plans...
November 27, 2012 - 8:14am
November 17, 2012
PFLAG group to speak at service
Representatives of PFLAG will speak Sunday morning to the Anew United Church of Christ in Mitchell. The public is invited to attend. PFLAG is an acronym for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. The Anew UCC is an Open and Affirming congregation, which means it...
November 17, 2012 - 9:44am
November 5, 2012
George McGovern recalled as a pastor in 1940s Illinois
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- He was a national figure -- a congressman, U.S.
November 5, 2012 - 6:32am
November 3, 2012
'Fusion' worship service at DWU goes weekly
A contemporary church service started last year to draw in non-church-goers has moved to weekly services. Fusion Worship is an offshoot of the First United Methodist Church in downtown Mitchell and is a collaborative effort between the church and Dakota Wesleyan University. ...
November 3, 2012 - 5:06am
October 23, 2012
'Children's Day' will be celebrated at Methodist church
"Children's Day" will be celebrated at 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sunday at First United Methodist Church, Mitchell. There will be children's processionals at the services and the children will sing, read Scripture and lead The Lord's Prayer.
October 23, 2012 - 7:41am