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Battle of the bots
A new generation on the farm
US Corn Belt farmland values down 3 pct in 2014, first fall since 1986
Funds available for specialty crop projects in South Dakota
Syngenta mulls counterclaims to biotech corn lawsuits
Agweek TV: GMOs and economic predictions for farmers at the soybean expo
Scott Supply marks 100 years of business, growth this year
More South Dakota cattle in feedlots than year ago
How's your dirt doing?
USDA: 300 fewer farms, ranches in South Dakota in 2014
CERSOSIMO: Emotions get the best of wrestling coaches
Kernel wrestlers set out for top 8 finish
Friday at the Corn Palace
Friday's sports schedule
MLB veteran, Rapid City native Ellis calls it quits
Mitchell Area Community Theatre presents Neil Simon's comedy, 'Rumors'
Cast a wider net this Lent
Couple plan June wedding
Ethan woman reached 80 years
Area couple married in September
Debra J. Allibone
Americans are in denial about genetically modified crops
Pork's continuing sizzle
Crop insurance changes for 2015
OUR VIEW: Time to expand open-meeting, public records with HB 1153
COLUMN: Legislative week 6
Pheasants Forever office wants to protect fowls' habitat
GF&P offering new flower mix for statewide food plot program
SD seeks comments for Black Hills fisheries management plans
WILTZ: As the song says, 'Dream a little dream with me'
WILTZ: As the song says, 'Dream a little dream with me'
January 23, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Klundt's 23 points carry Gorillas past WiLdKats
KIMBALL -- Mitchell Klundt scored 23 points as the Gregory Gorillas defeated Kimball/White Lake 73-49 in a high school boys basketball game on Thursday in Kimball. Jayd VanDerWerff added 18 points for Gregory, which made 19 of 36 field goals for 52 percent shooting in the win. The...
January 23, 2015 - 12:17am
January 20, 2015
Koch places 2nd in state hoop shoot contest
ETHAN -- Logan Koch, a fourth-grade student in Ethan, competed in the state hoop shoot tournament on Jan. 2 in Pierre. Koch competed against 11 boys from four different states. He tied with another boy by making 19 of 25 free throws. They then competed against each other in a "best...
January 20, 2015 - 7:31pm
January 19, 2015
Athlete of the week: Ethan's Myers has nine double-doubles this season
ETHAN -- When Camden Myers stepped out onto the Corn Palace floor last week, spectators knew they were going to get a show. Not 10 seconds into the contest against Bridgewater-Emery, the Ethan junior recorded a steal before dunking the basketball. "He's been fantastic for us this...
January 19, 2015 - 10:43pm
Area high school basketball roundup: Moore's 23 points lead SCW past Wessington Springs
WOLSEY -- Dillon Moore's 23 points and five rebounds propelled Sanborn Central/Woonsocket past Wessington Springs 59-40 on Saturday in Wolsey. In addition to Moore, Josh Feiner had 11 points and Brady Tiede had 10 points and 11 rebounds. SBC grabbed 38 rebounds, had 11 steals, 19...
January 19, 2015 - 12:07am
January 18, 2015
Wagner gymnastics earns 2nd place at Madison Invite
MADISON -- The Wagner gymnastics team finished in second place with 126.8 points at the Madison Invitational on Saturday in Madison. Chamberlain finished in fourth place with 124.275 points, while the Parkston/Ethan/Hanson gymnastics team earned 123.025 points and placed fifth at...
January 18, 2015 - 11:56pm
Top-ranked Ethan girls improve to 10-0
The Ethan Rustlers proved why it is the top-ranked team in Class B with a 51-33 win over Castlewood at the Hanson Girls Corn Palace Classic on Saturday. The Rustlers (10-0) opened the game with a nearly flawless performance and led 18-2 at the end of the opening period. "We've had...
January 18, 2015 - 11:45pm
January 16, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Bloch's 26 points leads Scotland past Andes Central
LAKE ANDES -- Shaye Bloch had 26 points in Scotland's 52-34 win over Andes Central on Friday in Lake Andes. In addition to Bloch, Travis Skorepa had 10 points and Sawyer Schmitz had eight for Scotland. The Highlanders were 21-of-54 from the floor for 38 percent, grabbed 25 rebounds...
January 16, 2015 - 10:56pm
Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan, Bon Homme football programs in uncharted waters
The South Dakota High School Activities Association released Friday the new football classifications, leaving two Mitchell-area teams with blank slates. For the 2015-16 and 2016-17 football seasons, Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan will compete in Class 11B, while Bon Homme will move down...
January 16, 2015 - 10:22pm
January 13, 2015
MHS gymnasts win quad
WAGNER -- The Mitchell gymnastics team won its second meet in three days on Monday. The Kernels scored a 144.95 to win a quadrangular meet at Wagner, beating Sioux Falls Roosevelt (135.75), Wagner/Bon Homme (129.5) and Parkston/Ethan/Hanson (124.5). Mitchell junior Quinci Herll...
January 13, 2015 - 4:21pm
Area basketball: Hanson boys top Parkston in 2OT
ALEXANDRIA -- It took double overtime to find a winner Monday in Alexandria. After outscoring its opponent 7-3 in the second overtime, the Hanson boys basketball team topped Parkston 75-71. Hanson improved to 6-0 on the season, while Parkston fell to 4-2. Taylor Nichols scored...
January 13, 2015 - 12:11am
January 9, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: McCook Central/Montrose tops Baltic 64-28
SALEM -- The McCook Central/Montrose boys basketball team held Baltic scoreless in the first quarter en route to a 64-28 victory at the Big East...
January 9, 2015 - 11:29pm
January 7, 2015
Area basketball: Johnson's double-double leads Platte-Geddes past Titans
PLATTE -- Platte-Geddes won a close game against Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday, winning 49-42. Coby Johnson led Platte-Geddes 28 points, 13 rebounds and two assists, while Carter Dykstra had eight points and four assists. The Panthers recorded 21-of-43 from the field, 5-of-10...
January 7, 2015 - 12:01am
January 2, 2015
Area high school basketball: Canistota edges MVP at Pentagon Classic
SIOUX FALLS -- Shay Jolley's 22 points helped lift the Canistota boys basketball team over Mount Vernon/Plankinton 58-54 on Friday at the Sanford Pentagon Classic in Sioux Falls. Mason Decker and Jerad Nielson each added 10 points for the Hawks, which went 23-of-44 from the floor...
January 2, 2015 - 11:03pm
Teen arrested for eluding police, driving 50 mph over speed limit
An Ethan teen is charged with aggravated eluding after running from law enforcement and driving more than 50 mph over the posted speed limit. Kane McBrayer, 19, was driving on S.D. Highway 42 by Ethan on Dec. 5 when a Davison County Sheriff's deputy clocked him driving 96 mph in...
January 2, 2015 - 11:32am