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In newly surfaced Howard Stern interview, Trump joked about giving Princess Diana an HIV test
Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill appears doomed after Collins says no
Fort Thompson man is charged with assault in federal court
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Rolling Thunder: ACDC utilizing quick offense for strong start
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
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OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
August 14, 2017
Saturday storm results in 24-year-old's drowning near Marty
MARTY — A 24-year-old man drowned Saturday afternoon in the Missouri River after being swept away in the waterway's current during a storm,...
August 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 21, 2017
'Bro, you scared to see a dead person?': Teens filmed, mocked man as he drowned, police say
About seven seconds into the video, a teenager raises the specter of death. "Get out the water, you're gonna die," one of the teens shouts to...
July 21, 2017 - 6:53am
April 29, 2017
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl died Friday in an apparent drowning in a swampy area between two lakes near here. JaLysa Anne Cook of...
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
April 23, 2017
Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
GARRETSON (AP) — Authorities say divers have recovered the body of a 19-year-old man who drowned in the Big Sioux River at Palisades State...
April 23, 2017 - 2:42pm
September 16, 2016
River body confirmed as that of missing Iowa college student
ELK POINT (AP) — South Dakota authorities have confirmed that a body recovered from the Missouri River was that of a missing Iowa college student. The Union County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that the medical examiner's office in Sioux Falls says the body was that of 23-year-old...
September 16, 2016 - 10:56am
September 15, 2016
South Dakota officials: Body pulled from Missouri River
ELK POINT (AP) — Authorities say a body has been pulled from the Missouri River in South Dakota, and medical examiners will determine if it's that of a Briar Cliff student missing since last week. The Union County Sheriff's Office tells the Sioux City Journal in Iowa that human...
September 15, 2016 - 11:01am
September 13, 2016
Search continues for college student presumed drowned
ELK POINT (AP) — Multiple agencies continue to search for the body of a college student from Iowa who presumably drowned in the Missouri River in South Dakota while trying to help others. Union County Sheriff Dan Limoges tells the Argus Leader that boats are still "going out every...
September 13, 2016 - 11:05am
September 9, 2016
College student presumed drowned was trying to help others
ELK POINT (AP) — A college student from Iowa who is presumed drowned in the Missouri River in South Dakota was trying to help others when he went missing. Twenty-three-year-old Tom Patterson, of Frostburg, Maryland, was swimming with friends Sunday afternoon southwest of Elk Point...
September 9, 2016 - 11:44am
July 12, 2016
Man drowns in Black Hills lake; authorities to search for body
RAPID CITY -- Authorities from the Burleigh County sheriff’s office in Bismarck will arrive at Pactola Lake in the Black Hills Tuesday to try to find the body of Dana Caswell, 64, of Deadwood, who drowned Sunday after jumping off a boat to go swimming. The North Dakota team will...
July 12, 2016 - 1:28pm
July 11, 2016
Man drowns in Pactola Lake; recovery efforts ongoing
SILVER CITY (AP) — Authorities in western South Dakota say a man has drowned near the dam on the east side of Pactola Lake. Officials from several agencies were dispatched Sunday afternoon for the reported drowning, which happened after the man got out of a boat to swim. Authorities...
July 11, 2016 - 8:43am
July 6, 2016
Authorities identify Lake Madison drowning victim
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 22-year-old California man who drowned in Lake Madison in eastern South Dakota. Lake County...
July 6, 2016 - 8:34am
July 5, 2016
22-year-old man drowns at lake in eastern South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old man has drowned in Lake Madison in eastern South Dakota. Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg tells the Argus Leader it happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday after the man dove off the back of a boat. Dive teams recovered the body at about 8:30...
July 5, 2016 - 8:48am
July 4, 2016
Authorities: Male drowns in eastern South Dakota lake
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say a young male has drowned in Lake Madison in eastern South Dakota. Lake County Emergency Manager Doug Huntrods tells the Argus Leader that it happened at about 7 p.m. Sunday after the victim fell off the back of a boat. Dive teams recovered the...
July 4, 2016 - 9:23am
March 15, 2016
'Guardian angel' helps save boy from drowning at Mitchell hotel
A "guardian angel" saved a 5-year-old boy from drowning Saturday in Mitchell. According to Sgt. Terry Reyelts of the Mitchell Police Division, an unknown person administered CPR to a boy who was drowning at the Quality Inn hotel in Mitchell. "A guardian angel — a person I wish...
March 15, 2016 - 11:31am
August 21, 2015
Man who drowned in river was in honors program at USD
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A 19-year-old man who drowned Sunday while swimming with friends in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota...
August 21, 2015 - 12:51pm