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Avera hosts first-time breast cancer prevention event
Parkston hosts mock car crash to highlight the dangers of distracted driving
Jury selection begins for child-murder trial
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation names new director
Hungry Dog owners attempt to ‘move on’ from drug charges
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Week of Oct. 24 South Dakota Sportswriters Association polls
Prep football playoffs: 18 area football teams, 12 games open up postseason today
Kernels dispatch Pierre in three sets
Athlete of the week: Dominguez running the show in Chamberlain
Area high school volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Golden Eagles
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Roland "Rollie" Benson
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
Jean A. Geyerman
Ellen M. Hoffman
Joseph J. Turnis
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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