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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
USD men's basketball team going on 10-day trip to Spain
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Ima Gene Toland
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
June 8, 2016
Brookings man identified as pilot in De Smet fatal plane crash
DE SMET — Authorities say a 59-year-old Brookings man died in a plane crash on Lake Thompson on Tuesday. The pilot who died in the crash...
June 8, 2016 - 2:48pm
June 7, 2016
Pilot dead, passenger survives in plane crash on Lake Thompson
DE SMET — A pilot is dead and a passenger survived after a plane crashed Tuesday into Lake Thompson near De Smet, authorities said. The Kingsbury...
June 7, 2016 - 12:41pm
May 11, 2015
De Smet hospital starting work on $3.2 million expansion
DE SMET (AP) — Crews are starting to work on a hospital expansion and renovation at Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital. Groundbreaking will be Monday for the $3.2 million project in the town between Huron and Brookings. The hospital says the $3.2 million plan involves adding...
May 11, 2015 - 9:26am
April 14, 2014
De Smet plans $5M events center project
DE SMET (AP) — Nearly 1,000 people and businesses are chipping in to help pay for an events center, new sports facilities and a community theater in the eastern South Dakota city of De Smet. The Huron Plainsman reports that 878 donors are paying $3.4 million of the $5 million...
April 14, 2014 - 10:36am
December 23, 2013
De Smet couple to mark 60 years
DE SMET — Del and Alice Trebil, De Smet, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Their family requests a card...
December 23, 2013 - 3:49pm
January 13, 2013
Area high school basketball roundup 1/14/13: Wagner girls top Lennox
The Wagner girls' basketball team had three players score in double figures to lift it over Lennox 60-44 in the Hanson Classic Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Wagner's Jessa Doom led all players with 16 points, Ali Kuca had 13 points and Nicole Weber chipped in with 11....
January 13, 2013 - 11:52pm
September 27, 2012
Minnesota manufacturing company moving to De Smet
PIERRE (AP) -- A manufacturing company based in Elko, Minn., has announced it will relocate to South Dakota. South Dakota economic development officials say American Engineered Products plans to hire 15 to 20 employees when it relocates to De Smet. The company makes telescoping flag...
September 27, 2012 - 10:04am
January 22, 2012
Juhnke, Davis to wed in April ceremony
Taya Juhnke and Gaven Davis announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Rick and Glenda Hongslo, Corsica; Wayne and Jo Juhnke, Parkston; and Glen and Janet Davis, De Smet. Taya is a 2005 graduate of Corsica High School and a 2009 graduate of Southeast Technical...
January 22, 2012 - 9:56pm
December 21, 2011
Area residents send soldiers beef jerky sticks for holidays
HOWARD -- Community members and organizations sent a holiday treat to South Dakota Army and Air National Guard members serving overseas Saturday from Howard. Mark Geib, of De Smet, and the Jensen family, of Howard, along with the Sky's the Limit Youth Foundation and the Catholic...
December 21, 2011 - 7:48am
November 1, 2011
Beef Bucks program gets spot on TV's 'Wheel of Fortune'
After years of work, a small group of South Dakota farmers is excited to suddenly be spun into the national spotlight with a place on the television game show "Wheel of Fortune." The organization, Beef Bucks Inc., a nonprofit founded in 1997 at De Smet, promotes the beef industry...
November 1, 2011 - 7:25am
October 10, 2011
Man accused in De Smet teen's death pleads not guilty
DE SMET (AP) -- A Minnesota man accused of driving drunk and killing a South Dakota teenager has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-eight-year-old James Harris of Anoka, Minn., pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of drunken driving, hit and run, and vehicular homicide. Harris...
October 10, 2011 - 9:47am
September 26, 2011
Authorities ID De Smet teen hit, killed by pickup
DE SMET (AP) -- Authorities have identified a South Dakota teenager who died after being struck by a vehicle on a street in De Smet. The Highway Patrol says 16-year-old Zachary Eichstadt of De Smet was one of two pedestrians hit Friday by a pickup truck that allegedly did not stop...
September 26, 2011 - 11:29am
Patrol: Teen pedestrian dies in De Smet when hit by drunk driver
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities say a South Dakota teenager died after being hit by a drunk driver on a city street in De Smet. The Highway Patrol says the victim was one of two pedestrians struck when a man driving a pickup failed to stop at a stop sign about 10 p.m. Friday....
September 26, 2011 - 5:34am
May 25, 2011
With deal, area bank's insurance offerings will expand
PIERRE -- The owners of American Bank & Trust want to add an eighth location in east-central South Dakota and significantly expand insurance services through a merger. The deal awaits approval by the state Division of Banking. It would bring Peoples State Bank of De Smet into...
May 25, 2011 - 6:14am
May 19, 2011
De Smet woman killed in accident
A De Smet woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Miner County. Joann Dunigan, 52, was traveling north alone in a 2005 Kia Sedona on U.S. Highway 81 in Miner County when her vehicle went off the highway and entered the ditch. Miner County Sheriff Lanny Klinkhammer...
May 19, 2011 - 10:18pm