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Elkton elementary educator named SD Teacher of the Year
Protesters disrupt white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida
'It was a moment of niceness that we needed': Soldier's widow shares her call with Trump
Two women die in head-on crash near Sisseton
Monster floating bog lingers, moves around on northern Minnesota lake
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
Place a Business Brief
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
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)
Kernels smash Spartans to cap regular season
Tigers choose former longtime Twins manager Ron Gardenhire as new skipper, reports say
Timberwolves' Jeff Teague ready to step into Target Center, and out of Ricky Rubio's shadow
After Vikings practice, Bridgewater says he'll 'definitely' play football this season
Tickets go on sale Dec. 7 for NCAA men’s hockey West Regional
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
Richard (Dick) Joseph Cerney
Violettia "Vi" Simek
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
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
January 8, 2015
BASULTO: If Zuckerberg is the next Oprah, Facebook is in trouble
When Mark Zuckerberg makes a New Year's resolution, people notice. This year, of course, the Facebook chief executive has segued from learning Mandarin to creating one of the Internet's largest book clubs. His "A Year of Books" Facebook page, which encourages Facebook users to read...
January 8, 2015 - 5:36pm
October 27, 2014
OUR VIEW: Daugaard for another four years
On Election Day 2010, when then-Lt. Gov. Dennis Daugaard became South Dakota's governor, he felt voters supported him because he pledged to boost the state's economy by creating new jobs and balancing the state's budget. "I'm ready and anxious to tackle both of them," Daugaard said...
October 27, 2014 - 1:17pm
December 26, 2012
OUR VIEW: SD needs to ban texting while driving
Mitchell Mayor Ken Tracy has decided to hold back on his plan to ban texting and driving in Mitchell, and we're OK with that. Tracy said he...
December 26, 2012 - 10:20am
OUR VIEW: Holiday activities are worth the effort
Mitchell's Parade of Lights was born as a chance to see the U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree. It once doubled as a celebration marking the town's 125th...
September 26, 2012 - 7:23am
May 4, 2012
OUR VIEW: Make an exception to road naming for our vets
The decision facing the state Transportation Commission isn't an easy one. In the past, the commission decided it would no longer allow segments...
May 4, 2012 - 8:21am
April 5, 2012
OUR VIEW: Changing open enrollment may deny kids opportunities
It's rare that we succumb to the phrase "student-athlete." Some institutions insist upon using it, but we rarely do, considering it repetitive. After all, everybody knows all athletes in high school and college are, indeed, students. Today, however, that phrase comes to mind as we...
April 5, 2012 - 8:25am
April 3, 2012
OUR VIEW: City Council grants too much weight to words of few citizens
Alcohol can't be consumed on sidewalks outside of restaurants, the City Council has declared. In the end, we shrug and figure this isn't a hill worth fighting for. To use another cliché, there are bigger fish to fry. Yet it doesn't mean we weren't scratching our heads after the...
April 3, 2012 - 4:53pm
March 27, 2012
OUR VIEW: Santorum looks bad after spat with New York Times reporter
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is either grandstanding or beginning to lose his composure. Santorum made headlines over...
March 27, 2012 - 8:03am
February 14, 2012
OUR VIEW: Year off from road issue OK, but resume fight in 2013
Mike Vehle hasn't given up his quest to raise money to improve South Dakota's roads. He just figures the time isn't right to push it, after some...
February 14, 2012 - 10:22am
November 8, 2011
OUR VIEW: County commission should have waited to complain about Midco
We aren't here to get between two Internet/cable TV providers who are vying for customers in Mitchell. The rivalry between Midcontinent Communications...
November 8, 2011 - 9:36pm
August 18, 2011
OTHER VIEW: Pawlenty campaign blown out
Tim Pawlenty's presidential bid never caught fire because -- not to put too fine a point on it -- he's not a fiery guy. The former Minnesota governor was among the first to jump into the Republican presidential sweepstakes pool. On Sunday, he was the first to get out. His distant...
August 18, 2011 - 12:11am
July 14, 2011
OUR VIEW: Time to make tough choices on taxes
As a legislative committee seeks ways to raise money for the state through erasure of certain sales-tax exemptions, we wish them luck and encourage state lawmakers to have the guts to make hard decisions. South Dakota has a laundry list of business types and transactions that are...
July 14, 2011 - 12:03am
July 13, 2011
OUR VIEW: Meatpacking industry cannot seem to play by rules in SD
As memories of our own environmental debacle still linger here in Mitchell, South Dakotans may be seeing another blatant case of pollution of the people's property. The John Morrell meatpacking plant in Sioux Falls is under investigation from state and federal officials for alleged...
July 13, 2011 - 3:00am
July 12, 2011
OUR VIEW: Look to Brookings for example
In Mitchell, our city, county, state and federal government offices are seemingly scattered to the four winds. There's the Davison County Courthouse, City Hall, the city Public Safety Building, the county Public Safety Center, the state Highway Patrol squad office, the city...
July 12, 2011 - 6:19am
July 11, 2011
OUR VIEW: Week in review: The best, worst
HISSES to the news that South Dakotans are among the most obese citizens of the United States. A report released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked South Dakota No. 17, up nine places from where the state sat two decades ago. Back in 1990, the study showed that...
July 11, 2011 - 6:14am