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Avera Queen of Peace Hospital to host advocate for patients with Parkinson's Disease
Woonsocket's Van Dyke Taxidermy hit with layoffs
Two injured after 10- to 12-foot fall at Mitchell Fine Arts Center
DWU recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of best regional colleges
A four-way stop planned on U.S. 81 at Watertown
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
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
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?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
September 29, 2015
Groton man dies after being injured in farm accident
GROTON (AP) — A Groton man has died from injuries he suffered in a farming accident in northwestern Spink County. Sheriff Kevin Schurch tells the American News that 72-year-old Wayne Feller suffered a head injury while working on a combine Friday. Feller was flown to a Sioux...
September 29, 2015 - 2:49pm
August 13, 2015
Groton man in large marijuana bust gets 10 years in prison
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Groton man accused of having more than 7 pounds of marijuana worth about $40,000 at his farm and business has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison. Forty-five-year-old Timothy Thurston was arrested last December and later pleaded guilty to possessing...
August 13, 2015 - 3:24pm
August 8, 2015
Graesser's 12 strikeouts lead Winner/Colome past Groton
Winner/Colome was firing on all cylinders at the Class B state amateur baseball tournament on Saturday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. "We hit...
August 8, 2015 - 8:20pm
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
McCook/Miner out lasts Groton in Class B state Legion
The McCook/Miner Legion baseball team used speed and timely hitting to move past Groton 10-9 in the opening round of the Class B state Legion...
July 25, 2015 - 12:28am
February 5, 2015
Bond set at $500,000 for Groton man accused in drug bust
ABERDEEN (AP) — A judge has set bond at half a million dollars for a Groton man accused of threatening a witness in a drug bust. Judge Richard Sommers said he believes 45-year-old Timothy Thurston is a flight risk and a threat to a key witness in the drug case. Thurston...
February 5, 2015 - 1:20pm
December 23, 2014
Groton airport to be open for general use
PIERRE — The state Aeronautics Commission gave its approval Tuesday for Groton to operate its airport for general public use. "I think it's nice Groton wants to get back in the aviation business," chairman Skip VanDerhule, of Yankton, said. Improvements need to be finished...
December 23, 2014 - 10:11pm
December 12, 2014
Authorities find $50,000 in marijuana in Groton
GROTON (AP) — Authorities say they have found 7 pounds of marijuana worth roughly $50,000 during a search of a Groton man's farm and business. The Aberdeen American News reports 44-year-old Timothy Thurston is charged with possession with intent to distribute 1 to 10 pounds...
December 12, 2014 - 1:23am
August 15, 2014
Judge: Man doesn't have to pay for fire district service
GROTON -- A judge has dismissed a pair of lawsuits filed against a rural Groton man who refused to pay bills from two fire districts after a fire at his farm. As a result of the dismissal, Dwight Lawson, 49, will not have to pay a total of $11,539 he was billed after the Groton Area...
August 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
August 7, 2014
Groton tops Winner/Colome 5-1
In the second game of the 2014 Class B state amateur baseball tournament on a misty Wednesday night, Groton defeated Winner/Colome 5-1 in a defensive...
August 7, 2014 - 3:32pm
August 2, 2014
Fighting fire with funds: Groton men battle bills from fire district
GROTON -- Dwight Lawson woke up to the sound of his phone ringing. He answered. Then, he listened as a neighbor told him his hay shed was on...
August 2, 2014 - 8:01am
July 29, 2014
Tabor outlasts Groton 6-5, moves to title round
TABOR -- Tabor outlasted Groton 6-5 in an elimination game Monday in the state B Legion baseball tournament at Leonard Climpl Field in Tabor. The...
July 29, 2014 - 12:37am
October 5, 2012
Groton soccer community unites after dad's death
GROTON (AP) -- The soccer community in Groton has banded together to honor a soccer dad who died just days before his children were to play in a state tournament. Phillip Adler died Sept. 28 of a heart attack. His son and daughter this week each played in the state tournament on...
October 5, 2012 - 10:35am
September 26, 2012
Bath FD now satellite of Groton, county commissioners rule
GROTON (AP) -- The Bath Fire Department is now a satellite station of the Groton Area Fire Protection and Rescue District. Brown and Day county commissioners unanimously approved the measure during a joint meeting Tuesday afternoon. The Bath department was facing the possibility...
September 26, 2012 - 6:57am
February 29, 2012
Tax break for Groton elevator defeated
PIERRE -- Legislation that would have helped a Brown County agriculture producer with his property taxes has been set aside, at least for this year. The purpose of House Bill 1078 was to create a special classification for grain elevators that are converted to farming purposes...
February 29, 2012 - 10:32am