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Elkton elementary educator named SD Teacher of the Year
Protesters disrupt white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida
'It was a moment of niceness that we needed': Soldier's widow shares her call with Trump
Two women die in head-on crash near Sisseton
Monster floating bog lingers, moves around on northern Minnesota lake
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
Place a Business Brief
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
SDHSAA prep football quarterfinals set
Area prep football playoff roundup: KWL routs RC Christian 54-0
Kernels smash Spartans to cap regular season
Blackhawks rally past Titans
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Richard (Dick) Joseph Cerney
Violettia "Vi" Simek
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man charged with wife’s suffocation death
October 4, 2017
Commentary: I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise.
Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking...
October 4, 2017 - 6:43am
October 2, 2017
Commentary: Country artists have the ear of American gun culture. They need to speak up.
Country music aspires to tell the story of real life in America, but American life continues to feel unreal.
October 2, 2017 - 1:42pm
October 1, 2017
South Dakota unaffected by national gun sale decline
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — People in the arms industry say South Dakota is relatively unaffected by a nationwide dip in gun sales after a bump in interest before the 2016 election. Some residents last year worried that if Hillary Clinton were elected, gun ownership rights would slip and...
October 1, 2017 - 1:53pm
September 19, 2017
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
Remember the weather on Labor Day Monday? Temperatures reached 90 by midafternoon. Tuesday morning was flat out cold by comparison. Prior to that cold Tuesday morning, I had invited a pair of Mitchell buddies and their boat to fish that day with me for catfish beneath the dam at Pickstown....
September 19, 2017 - 11:03pm
August 18, 2017
Regional, U.S. background checks for guns down from last year, up historically
Background checks for buying guns has dropped off in recent months, but firearms advocates say sales are strong compared with previous years...
August 18, 2017 - 4:52pm
August 10, 2017
Walmart apologizes for back-to-school sign placed on gun display
Walmart is apologizing after a photo of a back-to-school store sign placed over a glass firearms display started rocketing across social media....
August 10, 2017 - 7:29am
July 27, 2017
'It seems cool to be racist now': The rising profile of the black gun owner
CHANTILLY, Va. -- Mark Warner was hovering over the counter of handguns, about midway through the morning shift at Blue Ridge Arsenal, the black-owned...
July 27, 2017 - 4:41pm
June 23, 2017
Mellette school is 2nd in state to approve armed staffers
MELLETTE (AP) — A school in Mellette is the second in South Dakota to allow approved employees to carry guns. The American News reports that the Northwestern Area School Board approved the move unanimously this month. South Dakota lawmakers passed a school sentinel law in 2013,...
June 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
June 22, 2017
Some gun owners were disturbed by the Castile verdict, but the NRA has been silent
Amid the national fury over the death of Philando Castile at a traffic stop in July - a shooting made more horrific by his girlfriend's Facebook...
June 22, 2017 - 10:30am
April 10, 2017
MERCER: Fall River County controversy obscures history of courthouses
PIERRE — There is something afoot in Fall River County that goes deeper than whether guns can be carried in the Hot Springs courthouse...
April 10, 2017 - 10:18am
April 5, 2017
Mitchell trapshooting team sets its sights on success
Mitchell High School students are taking aim at a new club sport this spring. A trapshooting team has formed and will compete in the South Dakota...
April 5, 2017 - 10:32pm
March 29, 2017
After legislative defeat, gun bill backers to keep pushing
PIERRE (AP) — A bid to let people carry concealed handguns without a permit fell short during the 2017 legislative session in heavily conservative South Dakota, but supporters said Tuesday that its passage is only a matter of time. House lawmakers failed Monday to muster enough...
March 29, 2017 - 11:44am
March 23, 2017
Supporters press state lawmakers to overturn gun bill veto
PIERRE (AP) — Gun rights supporters are urging state lawmakers to overturn Gov. Dennis Daugaard's veto of a bill to allow people who can legally...
March 23, 2017 - 3:11pm
March 14, 2017
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
As mentioned in the past, I'm in the process of writing a book I've called A Dakota Rod and Nimrod. As the title reveals, it is primarily a collection of hunting- and fishing-related stories. The book is comprised of three sections: The Dakota Scene, Beyond Dakota Borders, and People...
March 14, 2017 - 10:31pm
March 7, 2017
South Dakota lawmakers send gun bills to unfriendly governor
PIERRE (AP) — A bill that would allow people to bring guns into the state Capitol is headed to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. The Senate voted 19-15...
March 7, 2017 - 11:15am