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Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations
Girls on flight to Minneapolis barred for wearing leggings without dresses
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
Gunfire in crowded Ohio nightclub kills one, wounds 15
19-year-old injured in crash near Mitchell
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
Dak-12 to DWU: Tigers continue Dakota-XII recruiting pipeline
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Wild play better as they pick up point, but Red Wings win in OT
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
Marjorie L. Huber
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LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
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Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
November 24, 2016
Our view: Districts need to discuss mandating seat belt use on buses
In wake of a tragic crash earlier this week in Tennessee, school boards around the nation need to consider whether it's time to mandate seat belts for students riding on buses. We hope the majority of school boards at least discuss what happened Monday afternoon in Chattanooga, where...
November 24, 2016 - 2:58pm
November 17, 2016
Teachers reap higher pay as result of sales-tax increase to 4.5%
PIERRE — Raising the state sales tax appears to have partially solved the problem of low pay for teachers in South Dakota. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration released preliminary data Thursday showing the average salary for a teacher in a public school rose to $46,924. This...
November 17, 2016 - 5:49pm
October 13, 2016
Yankton educator named SD Teacher of the Year
OACOMA — Beth Kaltsulas has been named the 2017 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. Kaltsulas, a teacher from the Yankton School District,...
October 13, 2016 - 8:25pm
October 12, 2016
Dakota Christian School working on 'October Harvest' fundraiser
CORSICA — Dakota Christian School is down, but not out. Earlier this year, the Corsica-based school identified there was a shortfall in its general fund, according to Superintendent Don Mitchell. When that information was relayed in the school's newsletter, two anonymous donors...
October 12, 2016 - 3:51pm
October 11, 2016
Sprint to provide one million students with free internet, mobile devices
WASHINGTON—Wireless carrier Sprint Corp on Tuesday, Oct. 11, pledged to provide 1 million U.S. high school students with free mobile devices and internet access as part of a White House initiative to expand opportunities for lower income kids. Marcelo Claure, chief executive...
October 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 7, 2016
Mitchell student cast in BHSU play
Michael Doorn, Mitchell, will play Cootie (Mel) in the Black Hill State University Theatre department's production of "Moonchildren," a dramatic comedy from the 1960s. The play gives the audience an opportunity to get a feel for the frustrations students shared during that era including...
October 7, 2016 - 5:49pm
Wagner Outdoor Science Program engages students through canning
As the outdoor science program at the Wagner Community School grows, Carrie Tucek's new botany class had groundbreaking experiences that will soon become a learning tradition for Wagner students. It was the students themselves that made the suggestion that the learn how to make and...
October 7, 2016 - 5:46pm
September 28, 2016
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
HOWARD — When a couple walked into the Howard High School and said they wanted to give the school district $1 million last year, Superintendent...
September 28, 2016 - 5:53pm
September 20, 2016
Howard School district implements new security system, laptops for students
HOWARD — Safety, security and technology are top priorities for the Howard School District this year. For the new school year, the district installed a controlled access system. This updated security requires teachers and other staff members to use a key fob to get into each...
September 20, 2016 - 5:52pm
Price tag for need-based scholarships would pass $10 million in three years
PIERRE — The Legislature would need to spend $3.8 million the first year to cover the first round of additional need-based scholarships for university and technical institute students in South Dakota, an official from the state Board of Regents said Tuesday. Legislators would...
September 20, 2016 - 5:08pm
OUR VIEW: DWU's forum deserves kudos
Dakota Wesleyan University is taking on an uncomfortable discussion next week that needs to be applauded. During its annual McGovern Civic Engagement Forum, the McGovern Center and DWU will host Dr. Mary Hess, who is speaking on the topic "White Privilege in Small-town America." The...
September 20, 2016 - 4:49pm
September 6, 2016
Mitchell musician part of UNL marching band
Autumn Urbigkit, Mitchell, is part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 300-member Cornhusker Marching Band, which made its 2016 debut on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, with pregame and halftime performances at Nebraska's football season opener against Fresno State. Urbigkit...
September 6, 2016 - 10:22am
Two Mitchell students receive scholarships
Brenna Morgan and Danielle Stoltz, both of Michell, were awarded scholarships from South Dakota State University for the upcoming academic year. Morgan, a freshman exercise science major, received the Hatterscheidt Foundation Scholarship. She is the daughter of Steve and Dawn Morgan....
September 6, 2016 - 10:22am
August 25, 2016
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
Hillary Clinton recently unveiled her New College Compact. The goal is college affordability by ensuring free tuition at four-year public colleges for every student from families earning $85,000 a year or less. The family income cap would rise to $125,000 by the year 2021. The Compact...
August 25, 2016 - 10:59am
August 8, 2016
South Dakota "in the black" as net importer of college freshmen
PIERRE — The latest analysis of where college freshmen end up attending school demonstrates South Dakota retains its status as a net importer of college freshmen. Federal higher education data from fall 2014 showed that 1,433 South Dakota students went to out-of-state colleges...
August 8, 2016 - 5:38pm