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Middle school girls get in the ZONE
Avon woman dies in crash near Tyndall
Mount Vernon native Alan Greenway dies
MHS Speech and Debate team placings released
Sanborn Central students wins Patriot's Pen contest
GUEBERT: The elephant in the pantry
COLUMN: Need to look back before continuing forward
Davison County 4-Hers honored at program
Seeds available for educational garden programs
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
McCardle places first at Warrior Invite
Mitchell gymnastics wins Jill McCormick Invite
Area basketball roundup: Reed Harter leads Colome to victory with 36 points
SDSU survives in OT, tops Utah State 68-65
South Dakota rallies to beat Montana 67-62
Photos from the Oak Ridge Boys' Christmas Tour at the Corn Palace
At the Movies
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
New books at Mitchell Public Library
Popp birth announcement
Alan C. Greenway
Jeffrey J. Bame
Brian Timothy Hobaugh
Ronald "Ron" Carlson
OUR VIEW: Week in review
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
LETTER: Does 911 service depend on your family?
LETTER: Want a voice? Participate
LETTERS: Christians stand up for what's right
PHOTO: Ice fishing time
SD accepting applications for wildlife grants
14-year-old catches 23-pound northern pike in SD
WILTZ: A Dakota wildlife paradise
Youth hunters have success
November 25, 2014
Three Mitchell area teams boast players on 9B all-state team
WATERTOWN — Despite falling short of the DakotaDome, Avon and Canistota displayed talent on the gridiron. The Pirates landed two players -- Devin Tolsma and Logan Mudder -- on the Class 9B all-state football team, as selected by the South Dakota Football Coaches Association....
November 25, 2014 - 10:20pm
Lions' Reiff misses practice, questionable against Bears
PARKSTON -- Detroit Lions left tackle Riley Reiff did not practice Tuesday due to a knee injury the team reported, leaving his status questionable for Thursday's game. The Parkston native injured his left knee on the first play of Sunday's loss against New England. He was seen...
November 25, 2014 - 4:47pm
November 20, 2014
NFL suspends Vikings' Peterson over 'abusive discipline' of son
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season...
sports / pro
November 20, 2014 - 6:31pm
November 19, 2014
Catching up with former area athletes: Johnson has double-double in Cougars' NSIC tournament loss
Emily Johnson had a big performance for the University of Sioux Falls, but it wasn't enough as the Cougars fell to Minnesota Duluth in five sets during the NSIC/US Bank tournament on Nov. 11. Set scores were 25-18, 25-11, 23-25, 29-27, 15-6. The Platte native recorded 16 kills...
November 19, 2014 - 7:49pm
November 18, 2014
DWU men cruise to 7-0 start
A spectator would expect a ball hog to score a lot of points. But that's not how Jalen Voss finds his success on the basketball court. "He's just a difficult matchup because of his versatility," Valley City State University coach Jeff Kaminsky said after his team fell to Dakota...
November 18, 2014 - 10:17pm
Vikings likely to part with Peterson
Adrian Peterson likely cashed his final payment from the Minnesota Vikings on Nov. 15, a $1,406,250 deposit that serves as the unspectacular sendoff for one of the franchise's greatest players. Unless he wins a pending appeal, Peterson ends the 2014 season having played one game,...
November 18, 2014 - 10:39am
November 17, 2014
Tough season sees Kernels improve down the stretch
A rough start to the 2014 season was followed by a strong finish for the Mitchell High School football team. After losing five of their first six games, the Kernels could have thrown the towel in heading into their final two games of the year, but they didn't. "I think the biggest...
November 17, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 16, 2014
Tigers end season with snowy 40-14 win
Why not? Dakota Wesleyan University’s all-time rushing leader Francois Barnaud had just scored his last touchdown of his career with three minutes left in the Tigers season-ending 40-14 win over Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Dordt and Barnaud decided to end his career with...
November 16, 2014 - 3:20pm
November 15, 2014
Parkston wins first-ever state football title
VERMILLION -- Wide left. It’s how the Parkston Trojans will remember winning their first ever state high school football championship as St. Thomas More’s game-tying field goal attempt with less than 30 seconds to go sailed too far left of the DakotaDome uprights. The...
November 15, 2014 - 12:51am
Dvorak hits 50-yard field goal, sets an SD championship game record
VERMILLION -- Parkston senior Wes Dvorak can do it all. The Trojan quarterback, defensive back and kicker's skill set was on display for the whole state to see during the Class 11 B state championship game on Friday at the DakotaDome in Vermillion. Dvorak's leg proved to be...
November 15, 2014 - 12:25am
November 14, 2014
Braun leads Gregory to 9AA football title
VERMILLION -- Defense wins championships. It's a common sports saying that the Gregory Gorillas proved to be true during their 31-8 Class 9AA state football championship victory over Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central. "Our defense is amazing," Gregory senior defensive...
November 14, 2014 - 1:37pm
November 13, 2014
Blackhawks inspire communities during hardships
VERMILLION -- It probably wouldn't be wise to tell someone from the communities of Woonsocket/Wessington/Springs/Sanborn Central that Thursday's Class 9AA state football championship was just a game, because it wasn't. Not to communities that had endured so much over the last few...
November 13, 2014 - 11:53pm
Dell Rapids beats Madison 12-7 for 11A title
VERMILLION (AP) — Riley Schmidt scored two long touchdowns Thursday as Dell Rapids beat Madison 12-7 in the South Dakota 11A championship game. Schmidt returned the opening kickoff 81 yards for a touchdown and had a 54-yard run in the third quarter as the Quarriers (11-1) won...
November 13, 2014 - 10:38pm
Gregory's foreign exchange student sets Class 9AA record at DakotaDome
VERMILLION — Lukas Kirkely certainly didn’t expect to win a state championship a few months ago. In fact, the 15-year-old Gregory foreign exchange student from Denmark didn’t even know what football was until last summer. “I didn’t know anything about it before I came,”...
November 13, 2014 - 9:15pm
Howard claims state championship with 32-20 win over Warbirds
VERMILLION -- Howard head football coach Pat Ruml couldn't help but pace in the final minutes of Thursday's Class 9A state championship. Leading 26-20, the coach looked at the scoreboard that showed 1:35 remaining and instantly knew he needed his defense to make one final stop...
November 13, 2014 - 7:56pm