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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
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