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Mitchell Baseball facility takes next step
Despite concerns, city of Mitchell keeps recycling service
Mitchell awards indoor pool project bid to Puetz Corp.
Dakota Access firm files motion to halt environmental study
Coca-Cola completes first shipments out of new Mitchell facility
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
May 10, 2016
Custer mourning death of 2-year-old girl in septic tank
CUSTER (AP) — The western South Dakota community of Custer is in mourning after a 2-year-old girl fell into an open underground septic tank and died. Residents have tied teal-and-purple ribbons around town in memory of Evelyn Ferraro, KOTA-TV reported. "We're all just grieving for...
May 10, 2016 - 1:18pm
May 9, 2016
2-year-old girl falls into septic tank, later dies
CUSTER (AP) — A 2-year-old girl died after falling into an underground septic tank near Custer. Evelyn Ferraro was reported missing about 9 a.m. Friday from a mobile home court 3 miles west of Custer. A Custer County sheriff's deputy found the underground tank adjacent to the yard...
May 9, 2016 - 12:33pm
May 3, 2016
Police investigating death of Johnson & Wales freshman from SD
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Providence are investigating the death of a Johnson & Wales University freshman who was found unresponsive in a dormitory over the weekend. Maj. David Lapatin says 24-year-old Andrew Loofbourow was found dead in a bathroom at South Hall at approximately...
May 3, 2016 - 12:02pm
April 26, 2016
Woman suspected of being accessory in shooting arrested
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say a 26-year-old woman has been arrested in Le Mars, Iowa, in connection to a man wanted on a warrant issued in a Sioux Falls homicide. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the woman was arrested early Tuesday morning on two counts of accessory...
April 26, 2016 - 1:17pm
April 22, 2016
Coroner: Death of Lead librarian caused by exposure
LEAD (AP) — The Lawrence County coroner has attributed the cause of death of a Lead woman to exposure. The Rapid City Journal reports that the body of 51-year-old Roiann Baird was found shortly after dawn on Monday in a snow-covered parking lot near the Lead-Deadwood High School....
April 22, 2016 - 12:13pm
April 21, 2016
Prince Found Dead at 57
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The legendary musician Prince, who sold over 100 million records during his storied career, has died. He was 57.His...
April 21, 2016 - 12:43pm
April 18, 2016
Authorities ID victim of motorcycle-car crash near Tea
TEA (AP) — The Highway Patrol has identified a Sioux Falls motorcyclist who died in crash with a car in Lincoln County. Authorities say 26-year-old Levi Sandal was driving a motorcycle that was involved in a collision with a car that had just exited Interstate 29 south of Tea on...
April 18, 2016 - 12:10pm
Authorities ID Minnesota man killed in South Dakota crash
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities have identified a Minnesota man who died in a two-vehicle crash in eastern South Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 39-year-old Lee Waltner, of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, was driving a car that was struck head-on by another car that crossed the centerline...
April 18, 2016 - 12:06pm
April 15, 2016
Police: Sioux Falls woman's death ruled accidental
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The death of a woman whose body was found in an apartment near downtown Sioux Falls last month has been ruled accidental. Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens on Friday said the Minnehaha County coroner determined that drug toxicity was a factor in the death...
April 15, 2016 - 6:01pm
April 14, 2016
SD truck driver killed after driving off I-25
WELLINGTON, Colo. (AP) — A truck driver from South Dakota is dead after driving off Interstate 25 in northern Colorado and plowing through a line of garages at an apartment complex. The crash happened just after 4 a.m. Thursday in Wellington, about 70 miles north of Denver, killing...
April 14, 2016 - 4:07pm
Wrong-way crash on I-229 in Sioux Falls kills 1, injures 2
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls killed a Minnesota man and injured two other people. The Highway Patrol says a pickup truck driven by 90-year-old Edward Thraen, of Slayton, Minnesota, was traveling in the wrong lane and collided head-on with...
April 14, 2016 - 1:46pm
April 13, 2016
Driver in fatal crash charged with vehicular homicide
RAPID CITY (AP) — The driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal crash on a Pennington County road south of Rapid City has been charged with vehicular homicide. The Rapid City Journal reports that 19-year-old Jacobi Branich appeared in court Tuesday but did not enter a plea. It wasn't...
April 13, 2016 - 12:29pm
April 12, 2016
Pennington County crash kills 1 person, injures 5 others
RAPID CITY (AP) — One woman was killed and five other people were injured in a one-vehicle crash on a Pennington County road. The Highway Patrol says the crash happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, about 5 miles south of Rapid City. The driver of a pickup truck lost control,...
April 12, 2016 - 12:03pm
April 11, 2016
North Dakota mother suing IHS over daughter's 2014 death
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The mother of a North Dakota woman is suing the Indian Health Service's regional office in South Dakota and three of its doctors over what she alleges is her daughter's wrongful death. Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa member Shiree Wilson of Belcourt, 24, died...
April 11, 2016 - 1:14pm
April 7, 2016
Former US Rep. Frank Denholm dies at age 92
BROOKINGS (AP) — Frank Denholm, a longtime attorney who represented South Dakota as a U.S. Representative in the 1970s, has died at the age of 92. Rude's Funeral Home in Brookings says Denholm died Thursday. Denholm grew up in Scotland Township in western Day County. He graduated...
April 7, 2016 - 3:19pm