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Mitchell man who escaped from Davison Co. Jail receives probation
Brandon man strikes oncoming vehicle in crash near Menno
House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump
Legislators want four to testify in deepening probe of Gear Up
U.S. Senate narrowly votes to proceed on healthcare, with boost from McCain
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Amateur baseball roundup: Larson powers Mustangs past Rockets
NDSU narrowly ahead of SDSU atop MVFC preseason poll
Mitchell-bound teams: Class B amateur tournament one week away
Speedy, strong outfield one of Post 18's biggest strengths
Minnesota Lynx weather Liberty rally for 76-75 win
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Geraldine "Gerry" L. Mathis
Rose Arla Daum
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
June 9, 2017
Firefighters flood into Mitchell
Where there's smoke, there's fire. And where there's smoke and fire, there's firefighters. This week in Mitchell, firefighters across South Dakota...
June 9, 2017 - 4:32pm
June 8, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters...
June 8, 2017 - 4:21pm
March 20, 2017
South Dakota struggling to keep volunteer firefighters
RAPID CITY (AP) — Volunteer fire departments across South Dakota are facing difficulty in attracting and retaining volunteers at a time when call volumes are dramatically increasing. The Rapid City Journal reports that only five of the 337 fire departments in the state are not fully...
March 20, 2017 - 11:12am
October 7, 2016
Governor asks for flags at half-staff on Sunday
PIERRE — President Obama has proclaimed the week of Oct. 9 — 15 as Fire Prevention Week, and has ordered flags at half-staff on Sunday, Oct. 9, in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. In accordance with the President's wishes, Gov. Dennis Daugaard...
October 7, 2016 - 5:14pm
August 5, 2016
Finding savings in prevention
Earlier this summer, lightning struck Crow Peak in the Black Hills, setting about 2,700 acres of land on fire before it was contained. The...
August 5, 2016 - 10:32am
June 2, 2016
South Dakota firefighters get annual training this week
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — About 500 South Dakota firefighters are expected to attend the annual state fire school this week in Sioux Falls. The event will run Thursday through Saturday. Fire Marshal Paul Merriman says the school allows firefighters from departments of all sizes to share...
June 2, 2016 - 12:10pm
January 19, 2016
Volunteer Yankton firefighters gets access to help program
YANKTON (AP) — Volunteer firefighters in Yankton are getting access to the city's Employee Assistance Program. The program aims to help city employees cope with personal problems that could potentially affect their job performance, health or well-being. The Daily Press & Dakotan...
January 19, 2016 - 1:21pm
October 22, 2015
Spearfish mayor establishes fire protection task force
SPEARFISH (AP) — The Spearfish City Council has authorized Mayor Dana Boke to set up a task force to discuss how firefighting will be handled in the city after the Black Hills community's volunteer force has been dissolved. Volunteers announced late last month that they are...
October 22, 2015 - 1:15pm
October 15, 2015
Artist expresses appreciation to fire division
David Finnell, owner and artist at Hardcore Inc., in Mitchell, presented a hand-drawn tribute to the Mitchell Fire Division Wednesday afternoon...
October 15, 2015 - 9:26am
October 14, 2015
43rd name added to fallen firefighters memorial
PIERRE (AP) — A 43rd name has been added to the South Dakota Fallen Firefighters Memorial near Capitol Lake in Pierre. KCCR-AM reports that Steven Ackerman's name was added to the memorial during a ceremony this past weekend. The Valley Springs Fire Department firefighter was...
October 14, 2015 - 12:27pm
October 13, 2015
Local artist to present Mitchell Fire Division with hand-drawn tribute
A local artist is using his skills and expertise to honor firefighters and emergency personnel. David Finnell, owner and artist at Hardcore...
October 13, 2015 - 6:43pm
August 27, 2015
More South Dakota firefighters help with Western wildfires
RAPID CITY (AP) — More South Dakota firefighters are heading out to help fight wildfires in Western states. Five Rapid City Fire Department firefighters left Wednesday and Thursday for Washington state. Rapid City Fire Chief Mike Maltaverne says the department currently has...
August 27, 2015 - 10:20am
June 18, 2015
About 400 SD firefighters expected to attend fire school
PIERRE (AP) — About 400 South Dakota firefighters are expected to attend the annual state fire school in Pierre this week. The firefighters will choose from 26 classes in the training event that begins Thursday with an opening ceremony and runs through Saturday. Fire Marshal...
June 18, 2015 - 2:18pm
June 9, 2015
Push for state policy unlikely on impaired firefighting
PIERRE (AP) — Key state lawmakers and Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration don't plan to push for a statewide measure to regulate intoxication among firefighters when they're responding to emergency calls, officials said Monday. An autopsy last week found a volunteer firefighter...
June 9, 2015 - 1:29pm
January 5, 2015
Brookings Fire Department to begin using drone
BROOKINGS (AP) — A fire department in eastern South Dakota has gone high-tech with a new custom-built drone. The unmanned aircraft will provide Brookings firefighters a panoramic view of structure fires, wildfires and gas leaks. The F450 quadcopter can even be used to search...
January 5, 2015 - 1:01am