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Owners of Tyndall Bakery find recipe for success at longtime business
AKG recognized for quality coolers
Governmental transparency tops Daugaard’s agenda for final two years in office
Crushed vehicle leads to dismissal of vehicular homicide charge
Senate approves first Cabinet members, Mattis and Kelly
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
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Area high school basketball roundup: Black Panthers bounce Scotland
Point guard duo paces DWU women
Lyman wins three duals at the Sioux Valley Quad
Brookings downs Marlin girls
Boys Hanson Classic: Jaguars, Huskies set for tough tests
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Robert "Bob" Ryno
Dwayne D. Scott
Victor L. Sitting Crow
WOSTER: Afraid of the dark
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
October 27, 2016
Mudder dominating up front for DWU
Whether he is getting quarterback sacks or tackles in the backfield, Brady Mudder brings a physical presence to the Dakota Wesleyan football...
October 27, 2016 - 6:08pm
August 15, 2016
Photos from Alexandria vs. Garretson class B championship
August 15, 2016 - 7:25am
July 2, 2016
Garretson turns triple play in win over Parkston Mudcats
PARKSTON — Bolstered by a triple play, Garretson picked up a non-league win against the Parkston Mudcats in amateur baseball on Friday 12-3. Garretson scored five runs in the first inning and added three more in the second inning for an early lead. In the third inning with runners...
July 2, 2016 - 12:15am
June 10, 2016
$500,000 bond set for school official accused of sex crime
GARRETSON (AP) — A judge has set bond at $500,000 cash for the Garretson School District business manager, who's accused of soliciting a minor. Fifty-eight-year-old Rodney Fischer was arrested Tuesday and made his initial court appearance Thursday. He did not enter a plea. Authorities...
June 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
June 9, 2016
Garretson school official accused of soliciting minor
GARRETSON (AP) — The business manager for the Garretson School District is accused of soliciting a minor. Fifty-eight-year-old Rodney Fischer was arrested Tuesday at the district office. He's scheduled to make his first court appearance Thursday afternoon. It wasn't immediately...
June 9, 2016 - 12:14pm
April 29, 2016
Glanzer, Howard girls win at Garretson
GARRETSON — Jordan Glanzer shot an even 100 to take home top individual honors, helping the Howard girls golf team to a team title at the Jesse James Invitational in Garretson. The Tigers won the event with a team score of 323 strokes. Maddie Palmquist was fifth for the Tigers,...
April 29, 2016 - 11:51pm
March 23, 2016
Garretson residents vote to increase taxes to fund schools
GARRETSON, S.D. (AP) — Residents of Garretson have voted to opt out of the state property tax freeze to better fund schools. Unofficial returns from Tuesday's election show 57 percent of the 832 voters in favor of the measure. It will generate an additional $500,000 for Garretson...
March 23, 2016 - 11:55am
March 22, 2016
Garretson voting on opt out of state property tax freeze
GARRETSON (AP) — Residents of Garretson are deciding whether to opt out of the state property tax freeze. KDLT-TV reports the measure being voted on Tuesday would generate an additional $500,000 over five years for Garretson schools. Dropping enrollment over the past decade has...
March 22, 2016 - 10:53am
August 2, 2015
SD Class B State Amateur Tournament first-round pairings
SD Class B Amateur State Tournament At Cadwell Park Mitchell #-Home team First round Wednesday, Aug. 5 Milbank vs. #Lennox Only One, 6 p.m. Kimball/White Lake vs. #Canova, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 Hartforld/Humboldt vs. #Akron, 11 a.m. Crofton vs. #Garretson,...
August 2, 2015 - 12:01am
July 25, 2015
South Dakota State B Legion Tournament scores/pairings
South Dakota Class B State Legion Tournament In Salem Friday G1—Vermillion 8, Garretson 4 G2—Spearfish 13, Webster 3 (6 inn.) G3—Humboldt 18, Tabor 8 (7 inn.) G4—McCook-Miner 10, Groton 9 Saturday G5—Garretson 6, Tabor 3 (Tabor...
July 25, 2015 - 10:02pm
July 16, 2015
Garretson man found guilty of multiple felony sex offenses
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A jury in Sioux Falls has convicted a rural Garretson man of sexually abusing a woman for nearly 14 years. Jurors issued their verdict against 52-year-old Ronald Neels on Thursday. He was charged with multiple felony sex offenses, including eight counts...
July 16, 2015 - 5:27pm
June 23, 2015
Residents glad for no injuries as they recover from storm
GARRETSON (AP) — The absence of injuries is keeping Garretson residents upbeat as they recover from a devastating storm that damaged homes, uprooted trees, knocked out power and caused gas leaks. The extent of the damage from the storm early Monday is still being assessed,...
June 23, 2015 - 3:57pm
Severe thunderstorms create damage in eastern South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Violent thunderstorms early Monday caused damage throughout eastern South Dakota, leaving thousands of people without power and zeroing in on the town of Garretson, where damage was particularly extensive. Winds downed trees and power poles in the town 10...
June 23, 2015 - 11:47am
November 11, 2014
Garretson man charged with 16 felony sex offenses
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A rural Garretson man charged with sexually abusing a woman for nearly 14 years has pleaded not guilty. Ronald Neels, 52, is charged with 16 felony sex offenses, including two counts of first-degree rape and four counts of sexual contact with a child younger...
November 11, 2014 - 4:16pm
June 2, 2014
Authorities say no foul play in death of Garretson boy, 9
GARRETSON (AP) — No foul play is suspected in the death of a 9-yearold boy who drowned at Split Rock Park near Garretson, authorities said Saturday. The body of Joey Cavallaro was found near the bridge of the Jessie James pontoon docking area, according to the Argus Leader. ...
June 2, 2014 - 7:07am