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Judge mulling options to expand, dismiss GEAR UP lawsuit
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in U.S. Congress
School board approves $30.26 million K-12 budget
Inmate caught in Arkansas after 32 years on the lam
Davison Co. to begin budget talks
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Building begins for Neuendorf's Kernels
Hoek tabbed to lead DWU golf programs
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
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