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U.S. Attorney reports major Wagner meth bust
Jackley advises South Dakotans on Target data breach
Blizzard’s silver lining: bug kill
Higher ed no bargain in SD
Delta Dental pledges $300K to Feeding South Dakota
At the Palace 12/21/2013
Saturday's sports schedule: 12/21/2013
Saturday's sports briefs: 12/21/2013
MCS girls top Andes Central for 5th win
Kernel boys fall on the road to RCC
SD prisoners, staff make toys and distribute Christmas gifts
Mitchell's Bill Sebert named a top fairs and celebrations volunteer
Mitchell garbage schedule listed for Christmas week
ADVICE: How to live your retirement travel dream
OUR VIEW: Plans for Sixth Avenue will add beauty, safety to city’s downtown
WOSTER: ‘Much in this world is good’
OPINION: End of Fiscal Year Fiesta - the ugly consequences of expiring budgets
OPINION: R-CALF USA commends SD locals for assistance after blizzard
OPINION: Congress changing its ways?
River access restored at Springfield
National Park Service to ask Congress to create tribal park at Badlands
Wind Cave officials concerned about bison crash deaths
SD officials to attend outdoors trade show in Las Vegas
WILTZ: Drawing an SD deer tag can be a matter of luck
Charles H. Lewis
August 5, 2013
Be on lookout for Dutch elm symptoms
BROOKINGS -- Dutch elm disease has begun to show up in trees across the state. The symptoms to be on a lookout for include; wilting and browning leaves, often throughout the canopy but sometimes restricted to the length of an individual branch or limb, said John Ball, SDSU Extension...
news / state
August 5, 2013 - 2:53pm
SDSU Extension offer watering options for your garden
BROOKINGS -- Thanks to the rain this growing season has been a vast improvement over last year's drought for most gardeners, said David Graper, Extension horticulture specialist and director of McCrory Gardens. "Granted, sometimes we received too much rain at one time but I think...
August 5, 2013 - 2:50pm
April 3, 2013
Living art: Floral arrangements beautify indoor spaces
FARGO -- Floral designer Abbey Malheim prefers living art for indoor spaces. "Flowers are just that little added touch," she says.
April 3, 2013 - 4:48pm
March 6, 2013
Match secured for Bella's Garden
Fundraising for Bella's Butterfly Garden met its goal for a matching donation from Carolyn Thompson, of Thompson Law in Sioux Falls. Thompson said if $5,000 was raised within 10 days for the garden, which is being built as a memorial for Iszabella "Bella" Morgan, the 9-year-old...
life / local
March 6, 2013 - 7:02am
September 19, 2012
Rapid City to get Memorial Park botanical garden
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A botanical garden is coming to Rapid City. The media reports that Destination Rapid City will plant a botanical garden in Memorial Park and add a granite sculpture to Main Street Square thanks to a $1 million donation from the Vucuravich Foundation. The grant...
life / state
September 19, 2012 - 11:38am
August 30, 2012
OUR VIEW: Butterfly memorial a fitting tribute
If anything can be learned from the tragic accident March 24 in Mitchell, it's that drinking and driving can be deadly. It was on that day that young Iszabella Morgan died when the vehicle in which she was riding was struck by a vehicle driven by an intoxicated driver, Michael...
opinion / editorials / local
August 30, 2012 - 8:03am
November 28, 2011
Pine Ridge woman gets grant to teach healthy cooking
PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION (AP) -- A South Dakota woman who lives on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has received a $10,000 fellowship to teach healthy cooking to local school children. Shannon Freed received the grant from the National Audubon Society and Toyota. Freed...
life / food / state
November 28, 2011 - 6:30am
May 19, 2011
Gardening help available from ROCS
The garden project sponsored by the Rural Office of Community Services will be open again this summer to low-income families, individuals and community gardens in 20 counties. The project will provide qualifying families, individuals and community gardens with seeds and vouchers...
outdoors / life / local
May 19, 2011 - 9:09am
May 18, 2011
Kids program set by garden club, Parks & Recreation
A new program, Kids Community Garden, is sponsored by the Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department and the Mitchell Garden Club. The program is open to children in fourth through sixth grades and they will grow a garden of vegetables and flowers. Darlene Hicks-Pierson...
life / local
May 18, 2011 - 6:47am
October 23, 2010
Letters to the Editor
'Trees' initiative has damaging wording To the Editor: I read with interest a letter to the editor written by former Mayor Alice Claggett, and it's quite obvious she has not read the initiative that will be on the ballot (Nov. 2 for Mitchell voters). If she had, she is not telling...
outdoors / opinion / letters / politics
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 20, 2010
Season finale "Garden Line" program on Sept. 21 will include fall weather update
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Summer is but a memory now, but we all still want to know when that first frost will come. During the season finale "Garden Line" program on Sept. 21, Extension State Climatologist Dennis Todey will share some forecast information on possible first frost dates....
news / state
September 20, 2010 - 11:13am
April 13, 2010
Easy gardening concept inspires healthful rice medley recipe
As I pulled my copy of "All New Square Foot Gardening" from the shelf in my office, my mind wandered back almost 30 years to 1981. My mom was...
life / food
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am