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Noem to introduce legislation offering more flexibility for local school meal programs
Man accused of intent to sell pot, violating a drug-free zone
Musick, Putnam officially candidates for school board
House sends raw-milk legislation to governor
Legislature sets minimum distances for other vehicles to pass bicyclists
AgweekTV: Local pilots concerned about increased UAV use
Andover man develops program to help farmers calculate costs
Egg production from South Dakota chickens down 8 percent
Better Choices, Better Health workshop coming to Mitchell
Scott Supply marks 100 years of business, growth this year
Area boys basketball roundup: Canistota tops Ethan in 8B boys game
CERSOSIMO: State tourneys aren't hosting eight best teams
Pierre pulls away in fourth from Kernels
Concordia women, Midland men win GPAC tourney titles
Northern State women, Augustana men, win NSIC titles
Mount Vernon couple to celebrate 50th
Geddes woman celebrates 90th
Area couple wed in October ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 85th
Area couple plan March 6 wedding
Gene W. Thin Elk
Darlene A. Hatwan
Mary A. Nachtigal
I pledge resilience
OUR VIEW: Wrestling, what a brutal sport
MILLARD: Thune's Internet legislation meant to protect Web from FCC
ROZUM: Two weeks left
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
WILTZ: Williams-Maggs hunt a spectacular adventure
33 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
GF&P offering new flower mix for statewide food plot program
SD seeks comments for Black Hills fisheries management plans
Pheasants Forever office wants to protect fowls' habitat
March 2, 2015
A look at top area boys basketball teams: Winner enters postseason at 19-1
Top sports teams welcome the postseason with open arms. With elimination games getting under way this week, many boys basketball teams look to carry momentum into the postseason.
March 2, 2015 - 11:29pm
Area boys basketball postseason begins: Scotland tops Freeman Academy in District 9B
FREEMAN -- Tanner Skorepa's double-double pushed the Scotland Highlanders over Freeman Academy 53-46 in a District 9B high school boys basketball game on Monday in Freeman. Skorepa finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds, while Shaye Bloch added 12 points for Scotland in the win. The...
March 2, 2015 - 9:55pm
March 1, 2015
Ethan tops Hanson in District 8B title game
The Ethan girls basketball team defense had a big third quarter, holding Hanson to just two free throws. The Rustlers (22-0) went on to defeat the Beavers 49-31 on Saturday evening to claim the District 8B crown at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. "All year long, our defense is what...
March 1, 2015 - 12:13pm
February 27, 2015
This weekend at the Corn Palace
Today, at the Corn Palace, the Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball team hosts Midland in a Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament semifinal game, followed by the District 8B girls basketball final between Ethan and Hanson. Time: GPAC is at 2 p.m.; District 8B at 7...
February 27, 2015 - 4:59pm
February 26, 2015
Area basketball: Blackhawk girls clinch District 6B title
HURON -- Myah Selland's double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds helped lift Sanborn Central/Woonsocket to the District 6B girls basketball championship after a 65-42 win over James Valley Christian on Thursday in Huron. Selland added five steals and eight assists for the Blackhawks,...
February 26, 2015 - 10:21pm
February 25, 2015
Thursday at the Corn Palace
Today, at the Corn Palace, two District 8B semifinal girls basketball games will be played. Time: 6:30 and 8 p.m. Records: Ethan (20-0); Howard (6-15); Bridgewater-Emery (14-7); Hanson (16-4) Notes: No. 1-seeded Ethan plays No. 4-seeded Howard in the first game, while No. 3-seeded...
February 25, 2015 - 2:44pm
February 24, 2015
Ethan ponders community center options
ETHAN — A group of 25 citizens gathered Monday night in Ethan to discuss the feasibility of a community center in the town. The group decided the issue needs more studying and information. Since church services are no longer being regularly held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church...
news / local
February 24, 2015 - 10:00am
February 23, 2015
Ethan schools raise nearly $1,700 for Kids with Cancer
Members of the Ethan High School Chorus attended a vocal contest in Kimball on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Following are the results of the contest: Superiors, solos: Katelyn Warren, Brittan Flanagan, Vitalina Shevchenko, Jonathon Freeman and Brenna Roth; Superior ensembles: Sophomore girls:...
opinion / columns
February 23, 2015 - 8:38am
February 20, 2015
Top area girls teams ready to dominate in postseason
As the postseason nears for South Dakota high school girls basketball teams, it seems that the top teams keep getting better and better. Class B district tournaments begin Monday, and Class A region tournaments go into full swing on Tuesday. Here is a breakdown of some of the top...
February 20, 2015 - 10:48pm
Ethan woman reached 80 years
ETHAN — Darlene Hohn, Ethan, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 25. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 416 E. Hwy. 43, Ethan, S.D., 57334.
life / celebrations
February 20, 2015 - 9:45pm
February 19, 2015
Town negotiating resolution to nuisance properties
ETHAN -- The town of Ethan is working to negotiate with a resident who owns properties deemed to be nuisances within city limits. Sonya Hespe, city finance officer, said the town and William Kretschmer had miscommunications prior to the lawsuit being filed.
news / local
February 19, 2015 - 5:16pm
Man accused of driving drunk to 24/7 check-in
An Ethan man is accused of third-offense drunken driving after he allegedly drove drunk to a 24/7 Sobriety check-in. When Nicholas Milstad, 25, arrived for his check-in on Jan. 23, he admitted to law enforcement he had been drinking, according to court documents. The 24/7 Sobriety...
news / local
February 19, 2015 - 5:12pm
Lisbon Lassies and Lads 4-H meeting held
The Lisbon Lassies and Lads 4-H Club met on Feb. 8 at the Ethan School. The meeting was called to order by President Cody Brouwer. The U.S. flag pledge was led by Matthew Freeman, the state pledge was led by Jessica Sinkie and Caleb Brouwer led the 4-H Pledge. The roll call topic...
news / local
February 19, 2015 - 9:23am
February 18, 2015
Town suing man for nuisance properties
ETHAN -- The town of Ethan is suing a landowner for keeping five nuisance properties in town. William Kretschmer one property on Fifth Street, two on Elm Street and two on Sixth Street, all located in Ethan. According to court documents, Kretschmer continues to keep "extreme accumulations...
news / local
February 18, 2015 - 5:42pm