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Calif. pawn shops specialize in the rare Oscar coming through door
On a second try, House votes to sell Custer juvenile center
Soccer-playing bumblebees get goal-scoring buzz
Trump vows military build-up, hammers nationalist themes
Analysis: Twitter users who swear at politicians might get put in a timeout
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
State wrestling: Kernels hoping to carry momentum into state
Blackhawks breeze into region final
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
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
August 3, 2016
Mitchell High School announces final registration schedule
Mitchell High School Principal Joe Childs, has announced that the first day of school will be Wednesday, Aug. 24. Final registrations for all students will be Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. Students are asked to bring their laptop agreement with them to...
August 3, 2016 - 5:50pm
August 2, 2016
Grants galore for Chamberlain School District
An afterschool program in Chamberlain that allows students to learn beyond the regular school day is gaining interest, leading the school district to land thousands of dollars in grant money. For the past 10 years, the Chamberlain School District has received $100,000 per year through...
August 2, 2016 - 10:05am
July 19, 2016
10 afterschool programs funded through grant
PIERRE — Ten 21st Century Community Learning Center grants have been awarded to provide funding for academic enrichment opportunities for students, it was announced Tuesday. This year's grant recipients join 32 grant recipients already serving 49 sites across South Dakota.
July 19, 2016 - 5:14pm
OUR VIEW: Let's keep The Kernel alive
The great Mitchell High School student-run newspaper, The Kernel, has been in existence for decades. Capturing moments, memories and comments of thousands of students, the newspaper has been offered as a high school course that gives credit to those who take the class. Aside from...
July 19, 2016 - 5:13pm
July 15, 2016
Arts Council grants $1.3 million
More than 250 South Dakota artists, arts organizations, schools and art projects will receive $1,338,000 in grants from the South Dakota Arts Council for fiscal year 2017, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced. These area schools and individuals received grants:
July 15, 2016 - 10:06am