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Three indicted on burglary, grand theft charges in Sanborn County
Hundreds rally in Rapid City against, for President Trump
Off-duty trooper helps teens out of fiery wreck in SD
Bigger farms, fewer farmers
Trump names general as new national security adviser
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Athlete of the week: Weber buries school-record nine treys
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
Hazel F. Wipf
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
August 18, 2014
Pennington Co.'s ‘jail garden’ bringing in bountiful harvest
BOX ELDER (AP) — Officials at the Pennington County Jail say their unique “jail garden” has been a success for a second year. The garden is a plot of land in Box Elder that’s tended to by inmates from the Pennington County Jail. Over 3,300 pounds of produce was harvested...
August 18, 2014 - 7:36am
March 13, 2014
2014 South Dakota Backyard Biodiversity kicks off Monday
BROOKINGS -- South Dakota State University Extension launches Backyard Biodiversity in South Dakota for 2014 this month. "The Backyard Biodiversity project is designed to engage South Dakotans in monitoring pollinators and other beneficial insects in their immediate environment,"...
March 13, 2014 - 4:14pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am