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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'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 20, 2017
Firefighters extinguish rubbish fire near Dakotafest grounds
Grass near the Dakotafest grounds caught fire Monday when a garbage burn grew out of control. At about 11:45 a.m., six Mitchell firefighters...
March 20, 2017 - 4:56pm
August 18, 2016
Dakotafest looks toward annual growth
On South Dakota farms, there are more than 25,000 unpaid workers. This statistic was one of many in Matthew Diersen's presentation at Dakotafest...
August 18, 2016 - 5:18pm
August 16, 2016
Management equally important for pastures as crops
It's time for farmers to put as much effort into managing their pastures as they do their crops. Presenters from the United States Department...
August 16, 2016 - 5:51pm
Expert: Corn could be culprit for low prices
Down go the crop prices. Every year since 2012, the price per bushel of corn and soybeans has dropped, and 2016 will likely continue the trend....
August 16, 2016 - 5:49pm
August 2, 2016
New campus, app giving Dakotafest new look
Physical and technological changes are giving Dakotafest a new look this year. Construction crews continue work on the Reaves Buildings Innovation...
August 2, 2016 - 11:54am
July 11, 2016
Thune, Rounds and Noem attending Dakotafest
South Dakota's full congressional delegation has committed to attending Dakotafest. On Monday afternoon, Samantha Castro, marketing manager for...
July 11, 2016 - 6:07pm
August 25, 2015
Despite rainout, Dakotafest attendance about 30,000
Despite a canceled day, Dakotafest's attendance this year had about 2,000 fewer people than 2014. The organizer of Dakotafest, IDEAg Group,...
August 25, 2015 - 8:48am
August 21, 2015
Dakotafest sees strong crowds despite lost day
Tuesday's weather wasn't enough to dampen Dakotafest crowds, which officials and attendees said remained strong Wednesday and Thursday. According...
August 21, 2015 - 11:59am
Specialist offers 10 tips to improve cattle yields
Cattle ranchers may not need more land after all. Warren Rusche, a cow/calf field specialist for SDSU Extension in Watertown, arrived at Dakotafest...
August 21, 2015 - 11:44am
August 18, 2015
Mitchell's Dakotafest rained out, canceled for the first time in history
Steady rain and the threat of severe weather turned Mitchell into a wet mess Tuesday, including washing out the first day of Dakotafest. Officials...
August 18, 2015 - 9:16pm
July 30, 2015
Dakotafest bigger, better than ever
This year's Dakotafest will be bigger and better than ever, organizers say. Ray Bianchi, senior director of expositions and events for IDEAg Group, which owns Dakotafest—said this year's Dakotafest will span 1.35 million square feet and feature 581 exhibitors. He said that's...
July 30, 2015 - 10:25am
August 26, 2014
Davison County reaches Dakotafest road maintenance deal
An arrangement has been reached on the maintenance of roads during Dakotafest, Davison County Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg told the Davison County Commission Tuesday. The costs of maintenance will be split between Davison County, the city of Mitchell and Dakotafest. Maintenance...
August 26, 2014 - 9:40pm
TODD EPP: Restaging of Benda's death was inappropriate
Call me skeptical. I, too, think the explanation that Richard Benda, one of the key players in the ongoing EB-5 saga here in South Dakota,...
August 26, 2014 - 12:17pm
August 22, 2014
PHOTO: Climate talk at Dakotafest
South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey speaks Thursday during Dakotafest, updating farmers and ranchers on current weather and climate...
August 22, 2014 - 8:21am
August 21, 2014
'It's a good talking piece' Flushing out pheasants safely
To protect pheasants in South Dakota fields, what's old is new again. A Mitchell pheasant advocate has created a flushing bar, a way to save...
August 21, 2014 - 5:22pm