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Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal
A holistic approach: Helping through hypnotherapy in Mitchell
Despite weekend's record-setting rain, Mitchell still lagging in yearly precipitation
Creating modern-day 'rules of the road'
Parkston School District seeks citizen input on track, football stadium project
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Rolling Thunder: ACDC utilizing quick offense for strong start
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
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
Laura Jean Haiar
Gertrude "Trude" Morgan
GRAVES: A picture's worth 1,000 words
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
October 2, 2013
SD has third West Nile virus death of the year
PIERRE (AP) — State health officials say a third person has died this year in South Dakota from the West Nile, a person in their 80s from Brule County. The state Health Department says the state has recorded 122 cases of the mosquito-borne illness statewide in 2013. The two...
October 2, 2013 - 4:56pm
September 27, 2013
SD had 2nd highest flu shot rate last season
PIERRE (AP) — New data from the federal government show that South Dakota had the second-highest vaccination rate nationally last season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that more than half of the state's adult population got a shot. Massachusetts had the...
September 27, 2013 - 2:19pm
September 13, 2013
SIDS down in SD in 2012, infant mortality still up
PIERRE (AP) — The number of deaths in South Dakota attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome was at its lowest level ever in 2012, but the state's infant mortality rate still rose, according to a state report released Friday. The state Health Department reported that the six...
September 13, 2013 - 3:06pm
September 11, 2013
DR. ROACH: The worst part of waking up
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been waking up at night with my hands "asleep," but it isn't the kind with the "pins and needles" feeling. I mentioned it at a routine physical, and my doctor said that it sounded like carpal tunnel syndrome and to try to sleep with my wrists straight. Is there...
September 11, 2013 - 8:48pm
DR. ROACH: Water up, sodium down
DEAR DR. ROACH: Two weeks ago, my sodium was too low. I was told to drink more water and increase my sodium. I always put salt on my food. I eat ramen noodles and drink the broth, so I don't understand how it can be low. Both my feet are so swollen that I can hardly get my shoes on,...
September 11, 2013 - 9:18am
September 10, 2013
SD has second West Nile virus death of the year
PIERRE (AP) -- State health officials say a second person has died in South Dakota from the West Nile virus this year. He or she was a Tripp County resident in their 80s. State Epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger told KELO-TV this is one of the most serious seasons in years. He says...
September 10, 2013 - 8:24pm
Suicide prevention gets spotlight in Mitchell
Local churches, schools and health organizations taking action this week to raise awareness.
September 10, 2013 - 7:32am
September 8, 2013
Official warns against insurance subsidy cheating
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- People should not cheat when they apply for health insurance subsidies under the national health care overhaul because income discrepancies will show up later when they file income tax returns, a federal official said. Uninsured people will be able to seek insurance...
September 8, 2013 - 10:57pm
September 7, 2013
DR. ROACH: Clearing up carcinoma confusion
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am confused. I was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor in my rectum two years ago. When I asked if it was cancer, I was told no, it was a carcinoid. The tumor was successfully removed with TEMS surgery. When I went to the doctor's office recently (it wasn't my...
September 7, 2013 - 8:32pm
September 6, 2013
DR. OZ: Overdue information
Q: I'm pregnant with my second child. In my first pregnancy, I had labor induced when I was 14 days past my due date. Am I going to have to go through that again? -- Mary P. Greenville, S.C.
September 6, 2013 - 11:35pm
September 5, 2013
DR. ROACH: The three-year itch
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a spot on my back that never stops itching. It has been like that for several years (at least three), and although it is tolerable, it is also very annoying. Every so often, a sore that looks like a pimple will form, which usually lasts for several weeks, then...
September 5, 2013 - 9:18pm
September 3, 2013
DR. ROACH: Radiation therapy often has side effects
DEAR DR. ROACH: In 2003, I had surgery for throat cancer, followed by radiation treatments. I have been negative ever since. My salivary and thyroid glands were damaged. Does the thyroid gland control bowel movements? I've been constipated a lot. I've tried different laxatives without...
September 3, 2013 - 8:20pm
August 31, 2013
Mitchell Schools plan early childhood screening
Mitchell Public Schools will conduct an early childhood screening at no cost for children birth to 5 years of age residing in the Mitchell School District from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy, 821 N. Capitol St., Mitchell....
August 31, 2013 - 5:06pm
Birth through age 5 developmental screening set for Mount Vernon and Ethan Schools
A joint screening for families with children ages birth to five will be on Sept. 16 at the Mount Vernon and Ethan schools. The Mount Vernon session will be in the morning, and the Ethan session will be in the afternoon. The deadline for registration is Sept. 12. A team consisting...
August 31, 2013 - 5:05pm
DR. ROACH: Antihistamine risks nothing to sneeze at
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son suffered seizures as a child and was diagnosed with benign rolandic epilepsy. At the time, we were told that he should avoid antihistamines, since they could trigger seizures. He was on medication from ages 8 to 18 (Dilantin), but has been both medication- and...
August 31, 2013 - 4:03pm