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George W. Bush sounds the alarm on America's 'discourse degraded by casual cruelty'
Senate passes budget with eye on tax cuts; Democrats pose 6-hour amendment challenge
Elkton elementary educator named SD Teacher of the Year
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Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
SDHSAA prep football quarterfinals set
Area prep football playoff roundup: KWL routs RC Christian 54-0
Kernels smash Spartans to cap regular season
Blackhawks rally past Titans
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
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Richard (Dick) Joseph Cerney
Violettia "Vi" Simek
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Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
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Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man charged with wife’s suffocation death
August 6, 2014
Dell Rapids high school coach publicly announces he's gay
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — A volleyball and baseball coach at St. Mary High School in Dell Rapids has publicly announced he's gay. Twenty-five-year-old Nate Alfson made the announcement Tuesday in an online essay. Both he and local sportscaster Mike Henriksen say Alfson is believed...
August 6, 2014 - 7:37am
July 28, 2014
Dakota Valley wins 13-14 teener state title
WINNER -- Dakota Valley won the 13-14 A teener state baseball tournament over Harrisburg 4-1 Sunday at Leahy Bowl in Winner. Dell Rapids took home third place beating Madison 8-5 Sunday. Parkston won the consolation bracket beating Milbank 7-2, earning fifth place Sunday in Winn...
July 28, 2014 - 12:12am
July 26, 2014
Parkston, Winner fall in 13-14 tourney
WINNER -- Harrisburg, Dell Rapids, Dakota Valley and Madison all earned first-round wins of the VFW 13-14 Class A state baseball tournament Friday at Leahy Bowl in Winner. Harrisburg won the opening game 9-3 over Parkston. Dell Rapids topped Spearfish 11-1 and Dakota Valley beat...
July 26, 2014 - 12:24am
July 8, 2014
Police: Dells parents left 3 kids in car while gambling
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Dell Rapids couple is facing abuse charges after police say the parents left their three kids outside in a car while they gambled at a Sioux Falls casino. Police were called to Deuces Casino early Tuesday morning. A bystander reported that the parents were...
July 8, 2014 - 6:08pm
June 29, 2014
Company says Dell Rapids gas line wasn't marked
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — A construction company whose workers punctured a Dell Rapids gas line earlier this month has filed a complaint with the state alleging a natural gas utility failed to properly mark the line. May Construction was drilling June 10 when it struck a gas line....
June 29, 2014 - 9:57pm
June 12, 2014
Stalled car sparked gas leak fire in Dell Rapids
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — Authorities say a stalled SUV sparked the gas leak fire in Dell Rapids that burned for more than four hours Tuesday. Capt. Paul Niedringhaus of the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday said the vehicle stalled right over the gas leak. Niedringhaus...
June 12, 2014 - 8:09am
June 10, 2014
Dell Rapids couple to celebrate diamond anniversary
DELL RAPIDS -- Ray and Wilma Bogenhagen, Dell Rapids, formerly of White Lake, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 13. A...
June 10, 2014 - 10:42pm
Gas line fire in Dell Rapids leads to evacuation
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — A gas line fire in Dell Rapids led to the closure of area streets Tuesday and the evacuation of homes and businesses. City Administrator Justin Weiland said a contractor working in the area hit the pipe, but it's unclear what ignited the fire. No injuries...
June 10, 2014 - 5:23pm
March 13, 2014
Standoff near Dell Rapids ends peacefully
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — A standoff near Dell Rapids involving law officers and a man wanted on felony larceny and drug warrants ended peacefully when the suspect surrendered after four hours. Authorities say 20-year-old Tahlen Bourassa holed up in a business near the eastern South...
March 13, 2014 - 3:58pm
November 14, 2013
Dell Rapids woman to celebrate 80th
DELL RAPIDS — Wilma Bogenhagen, Dell Rapids, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday, Nov. 16. Greetings may be sent to 206 E. Fourth...
November 14, 2013 - 11:14pm
September 30, 2013
Names released in Wagner double-fatal rollover
WAGNER – Two people from Dell Rapids died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday on a gravel road two miles west and one-half mile north of Wagner, according to the state Department of Public Safety. Stephanie Jo Thompson, 32, was driving a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac south on the gravel...
September 30, 2013 - 8:48am
August 29, 2013
Former Dell Rapids nursing home worker on trial for abuse
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A former employee at a Dell Rapids nursing home is on trial for allegedly assaulting a patient last November. Heather Laird, 36, pleaded not guilty earlier this year to abuse of a disabled adult. She faces up to two years in prison if convicted, the Argus Leader...
August 29, 2013 - 8:44pm
August 14, 2013
Governor appoints Langer to SD House seat
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he's appointing a Dell Rapids businesswoman to a vacant South Dakota House seat. Kris Langer will fill a District 25 vacancy created by the resignation of Rep. Jon Hansen, who resigned effective Aug. 15 to attend the USD School of Law. Langer...
August 14, 2013 - 2:47pm
April 24, 2013
Dell Rapids couple celebrates 45 years
DELL RAPIDS -- Steve and Anna Horst, Dell Rapids, will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 27. Greetings may be sent to 1200 LaDelle Ave., Dell Rapids, S.D., 57022.
April 24, 2013 - 8:42pm
April 10, 2013
Former area man to celebrate 85 years
DELL RAPIDS -- Raymond Bogenhagen, Dell Rapids, formerly of the area, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Saturday, April 13. A card shower...
April 10, 2013 - 12:18pm