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LifeQuest honors longtime employees in annual dinner meeting
‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
Captain America was punching Nazis in 1941. Here's why that was so daring.
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Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
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Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
MHS girls tennis opens with win over Harrisburg
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Mitchell soccer teams fall to Yankton
Spotlight on prep football: Same group, different name for Canistota/Freeman
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
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IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
February 11, 2013
30-pound trout sets SD state record
RAPID CITY -- A new state record lake trout was caught Jan. 23 from Pactola Reservoir by Aaron Jones, of Rapid City. Weighing in at 30 pounds...
February 11, 2013 - 9:08pm
January 22, 2013
Wife pitted against her husband as SD child death trial opens
PARKER -- Four-month-old Jacob Miller died an "untimely death at the hands of his father," a prosecutor said Tuesday during opening statements...
January 22, 2013 - 8:04pm
December 28, 2012
SD pheasant boom headed for a bust?
As a Pheasants Forever farm bill biologist stationed in his hometown of Mitchell, Mike Blaalid spends his days helping area landowners create conditions ideal for wildlife habitat. He logs countless hours in the field and sees how the landscape is rapidly changing. Drain tile is...
December 28, 2012 - 8:39pm
December 20, 2012
Johnson sweats fate of US farm bill
South Dakota's senior senator is worried about the farm bill. A new farm bill is not guaranteed in any so-called fiscal cliff agreement on Capitol...
December 20, 2012 - 5:36am
April 17, 2012
S.D. Sen. John Thune on list of possible Romney running mates
With the GOP primary contest essentially over, now begins one of Washington's great mating rituals: the Dance of the Possible Vice Presidents....
April 17, 2012 - 7:07am
March 21, 2012
Mitchell man gets probation, community service for striking daughter with wood
A Mitchell man guilty of striking his 17-year-old daughter with a piece of wood was sentenced to probation and community service in court Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Dennis Robert Theunissen, 45, was sentenced to one year of probation, 40 hours of community...
March 21, 2012 - 8:01am
March 20, 2012
South Dakota adds Class AAA in football; creates new class for eight biggest schools
The South Dakota High School Activities Association finalized plans for a Class AAA in 11-man football during its Board of Directors meeting in Pierre Monday. The plan has been looked at for some time and will take place in the fall of 2013. "Speaking for Mitchell and other schools...
March 20, 2012 - 12:06am
March 8, 2012
South Dakota girl, 16, arrested for DUI after caught driving 101 mph on Interstate 90
A 16-year-old Sioux Falls girl was arrested for drunken driving Saturday in Mitchell after law enforcement discovered her driving in excess of 100 mph on Interstate 90. Katie Lynn Azure was arrested shortly after 10:30 a.m. Saturday after a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper stopped...
March 8, 2012 - 6:59am
South Dakota conservation suffering amid ag boom, officials say
High prices for farm commodities have farmers smiling, but those profits are having a negative impact on South Dakota's natural resources. ...
March 8, 2012 - 6:41am
Mathis murders: 30 years later some authorities remain convinced of John Mathis' guilt
MOUNT VERNON -- Lyle Swenson easily recalled the date. "September 8 is coming pretty fast," Swenson, the former longtime Davison County sheriff,...
September 8, 2011 - 5:16am
September 6, 2011
Faith, S.D., resident with famed Norwegian relative to be interviewed by TV crew from Norway
Did you hear the one about the Norwegian TV crew in South Dakota? Don't laugh.
September 6, 2011 - 12:27am
August 30, 2011
Mitchell, S.D., woman ingests air-duster cleaner in Wal-mart, collapses
A Mitchell woman was arrested for ingesting a substance other than alcohol. Melissa Livingston, 32, was found semi-conscious in Walmart on Aug. 15 with a can of air-duster keyboard cleaner next to her. Two store employees saw Livingston put the nozzle of the air-duster...
August 30, 2011 - 7:47am
August 26, 2011
Meteor flashes across area skies Tuesday
A Mitchell police dispatch log that described a "strange sighting near Corsica" shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday was one of many such meteor sightings, said Mike Buss, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls. Buss said he began receiving reports shortly...
August 26, 2011 - 7:59am
August 23, 2011
Sen. John Thune of South Dakota says country's ag policies will change in next farm bill
RAPID CITY -- The next farm bill is likely to look very different from the farm subsidy system America's agricultural producers have known. Sen....
August 23, 2011 - 12:21am
August 17, 2011
Corsica, S.D., family makes difficult decision to auction off more than 250 antique vehicles
CORSICA -- A local family made a difficult decision recently to auction more than 250 antique cars, trucks and tractors their father collected...
August 17, 2011 - 6:22am