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Photos from the annual Mitchell Polar Plunge
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Around the Region
155th Engineer Co. receives Reserve Family Readiness Award
Avera Queen of Peace receives national recognition for rural health
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
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
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
Peterson's demands too pricy for some NFL teams
'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
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
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
October 20, 2015
Scheduling issues persist for Davison County Fairgrounds
With winter approaching, the Davison County Fairgrounds Complex is about to get more use from local athletes. Scott Houwman, of Avera University Physical Therapy and driving force behind the fairgrounds use as a multi-purpose facility, spoke to the Davison County Commission on Tuesday...
October 20, 2015 - 4:37pm
April 15, 2015
Donations continue to flow for new state fairgrounds hall
HURON (AP) — Donations continue to flow in for a new 4-H exhibit hall at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron. The state's Department of Agriculture says the South Dakota State University College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, the SD 4-H Foundation and the state...
April 15, 2015 - 1:41pm
December 23, 2014
Fairgrounds upgrades given final OK
The Davison County Commissioners approved a facility-use agreement Tuesday with Avera Queen of Peace, clearing the way for the Davison County Fairgrounds to be used as an indoor sports practice facility. The final step of the year-long process was for a facility-use agreement to...
December 23, 2014 - 10:09pm
August 20, 2014
Deal approved for teams to use fairgrounds as practice facility
A tentative deal approved Tuesday by the Davison County commissioners will give local sport teams a new winter practice venue at the county fairgrounds. The plan was presented during the commission's regular weekly meeting by Scott Houwman, sports enhancement and outreach coordinator...
August 20, 2014 - 6:57pm
July 22, 2014
Panel discusses ways to use fairgrounds
The subject of drawing events to the Davison County Fairgrounds came up again Tuesday, as the county commissioners kicked around ways to bring revenue into the county coffers. The discussion was held during the Davison County Commission's regular meeting at the county's North Offices...
July 22, 2014 - 7:16pm
November 19, 2013
Fairground sports plan moves ahead
Davison County commissioners and the fair board are taking steps toward allowing local youth to use the fairgrounds building as a sports complex...
November 19, 2013 - 9:23pm
March 26, 2013
Renting Davison fairgrounds to get more expensive
Rental rates are going up at the Davison County Fairgrounds. Members of the Davison County Fair Board offered recommendations Tuesday to the Davison County commissioners for updating the rates at the 4-H fairgrounds building west of Mitchell. The commission, meeting at the courthouse...
March 26, 2013 - 5:43pm
January 5, 2012
Sioux Falls fairgrounds worker accused in theft of gold coins, jewelry
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A former grounds worker at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls is facing burglary and theft charges. The media reports that 25-year-old Joseph Mirth Jr. is accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of gold coins and jewelry from a flea market vendor...
January 5, 2012 - 2:58pm
January 4, 2012
Panel's new leader vows to focus on fairgrounds
Newly chosen Davison County Commission Chairman David Weitala said Tuesday he will place the county fairgrounds complex at the top of his priority list for 2012. Weitala, a 10-year veteran on the commission, was unanimously selected by his fellow commissioners to be chairman during...
January 4, 2012 - 12:23am
October 31, 2011
Committee making plans for fairgrounds' post-Extension future
The Davison County commissioners will get some help finding income at the Davison County 4-H fairgrounds. The County Fair Board has set up a...
October 31, 2011 - 12:37am
September 6, 2011
Davison County Commission will study use, revenue at fairgrounds
With the final payment due on the Davison County 4-H Fairgrounds this month, the Davison County commissioners, besides arranging a mortgage-burning party, have a bigger problem -- namely, how to make the complex cover its costs. That topic, as well as others, will be considered when...
September 6, 2011 - 12:58am