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Kimball’s The Back 40 headed to Mitchell’s Main Street
WATCH: Family records video moments before being struck by lightning
She chose to die so she could give birth. Now her newborn is dead, too.
Senators: SD to see big boost from health care reform
For the first time, the Marine Corps expects to have a female infantry officer among its ranks
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
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Lawyer: Ex-NFL star had 'severe' case of CTE brain disease
UMD alum Carson Soucy battling for role on Wild blue line
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Severe weather threat moves Mitchell homecoming football game time
Fighting Cougars off to steady start
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
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Larry R. Reimnitz
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
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
January 9, 2014
SD superintendents to seek more than 3% bump in school aid
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE — South Dakota school superintendents clearly appreciate Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s proposal to boost state financial aid to school districts by 3 percent next year, nearly double the inflationary increase required by state law.
January 9, 2014 - 6:27am
PHOTOS: MHS art class
The class, which is taught by Marica Shannon, built wooden structures and poured paint to layer the different colors over the structure.
January 9, 2014 - 6:12am
January 5, 2014
4 SD teachers earn National Board Certification
PIERRE (AP) — Four more South Dakota teachers have earned National Board Certification, a designation the state Education Department calls the teaching profession's top honor. The South Dakota teachers who received the certification in 2013 are Anne Moege of the Mitchell School...
January 5, 2014 - 11:54pm
SDSU announces fall 2013 graduation candidates
South Dakota State University, Brookings, has announced the students who were candidates for graduation after the fall 2013 session at the university. Honor students are denoted by asterisks: one for Cum Laude; two for Magna Cum Laude and three for Summa Cum Laude ranking. These...
January 5, 2014 - 10:16pm
Area students graduate from University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, held graduation on Dec. 20 and 21. Area students receiving degrees include: Armour: Kaci Jo Biederstedt, bachelor of science in business administration, with highest distinction; Mitchell: Eric Jon Farris, bachelor of science in biological systems...
January 5, 2014 - 10:10pm
Mitchell public, private schools closed due to extreme cold
Mitchell K-12 public and private schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills, school officials said Sunday. That includes Mitchell School District, Mitchell Christian School and John Paul II Elementary School. A Mitchell Christian...
January 5, 2014 - 2:44pm
January 2, 2014
FFA members participate in leadership career development
The South Dakota FFA Association hosted 512 FFA members from across South Dakota on Dec. 8-9, in Pierre at the 2013 State FFA Leadership Career Development events. Winning teams and individuals will advance to compete in their Career Development event at the National FFA Convention...
January 2, 2014 - 11:36am
December 30, 2013
COLUMN: SD school administrators support Common Core
My name is Rob Monson, and I am the executive director of School Administrators of South Dakota. We know there has been much discussion and there will continue to be discussion about the Common Core State Standards that are being implemented across numerous states, including South...
December 30, 2013 - 10:23pm
December 23, 2013
DSU holds fall commencement
Dakota State University, Madison, held fall commencement exercises on Dec. 14 in the DSU Fieldhouse. These area students were awarded degrees: Chamberlain: Hilary Carruthers, bachelor of science in information systems, magna cum laude; Mitchell: Patti Brooks, doctorate of science...
December 23, 2013 - 9:02am
Pinning ceremony for MMC master of science nursing program held
The very first pinning ceremony for the Mount Marty College master of science in nursing program was held on Dec. 13 for the graduating nursing students. Carol L. Stewart, of Avon, was among the MSN graduates. The pinning ceremony tradition was established in 1986 for bachelor...
December 23, 2013 - 9:00am
December 22, 2013
Pierre, Belle Fourche teachers awarded
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two South Dakota teachers are among 102 to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Erin Marsh teaches math in Pierre and Ann Anderson is a science teacher from Belle Fourche. Winners get a $10,000 award from the National...
December 22, 2013 - 9:37am
December 20, 2013
Higher ed no bargain in SD
Reports, stats show state’s options as expensive compared to neighbors.
December 20, 2013 - 8:34pm
December 19, 2013
More in SD graduate from college, tech school
State officials join forces on new education council.
December 19, 2013 - 11:25am
December 17, 2013
4-H, FFA, FCCLA chapters get state ag grants
PIERRE —The South Dakota Department of Agriculture announced this week that 23 grants have been awarded through the Building Our South Dakota Rural Communities grant program. These grants are available annually to 4-H Clubs, FFA Chapters and Family Career and Community Leaders...
December 17, 2013 - 5:35pm
Area students graduate Minn. State University
Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minn., held its summer-fall commencement exercises Dec. 14. There area students were awarded degrees: Jessica Robertson, Alexandria, master’s degree in social work; Sherry Werkmeister, Armour, master of arts in clinical psychology; and Michelle...
December 17, 2013 - 6:59am