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The end of an era
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
USD men's basketball team going on 10-day trip to Spain
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Ima Gene Toland
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
January 29, 2016
OUR VIEW: Rural EMT crews need more help
It's about time some progress has been made to help South Dakota's ambulance crews. South Dakota's senators voted unanimously on Tuesday to soften the state's standards for ambulance crews because of shortages of emergency responders in many rural areas. The proposed bill, which now...
January 29, 2016 - 10:42am
January 26, 2016
Avera Urgent Care becomes AveraNow Walk-in Clinic
Walk-in medical care in Mitchell is available during evening and weekend hours through Avera Urgent Care, 200 E. Havens St. On Feb. 1, the name of this service is changing to AveraNow, and it will move to the Grassland Health Campus in March. "AveraNow is a name that's synonymous...
January 26, 2016 - 10:43am
January 23, 2016
Anti-vaxxers question senate bill
Two South Dakota residents hope to inject some opposition into discussion over proposed legislation. Moe Webster, of Mitchell, and Ronda Kligny, of Dell Rapids, want the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services to shoot down a bill to add the meningococcal immunization to the...
January 23, 2016 - 5:06pm
January 22, 2016
Firesteel Healthcare kicks off $8M expansion
The Firesteel Healthcare Community in Mitchell is set to receive a massive facelift. The health care facility offering short-term rehabilitation...
January 22, 2016 - 10:23am
October 30, 2015
LETTER: November is American Diabetes Month
To the Editor: November is American Diabetes Month.
October 30, 2015 - 10:09pm
October 29, 2015
Affordable Care Act outreach planned
A health insurance outreach and educational event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday in the Community Room, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell. The open enrollment for 2016 coverage at HealthCare.gov begins on Nov. 1 and ends on Jan. 31. To help people understand the...
October 29, 2015 - 6:04pm
October 26, 2015
LETTER: October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month
To the Editor: On May 23, 2012, our seemingly healthy 16-year-old son, Adam, died of sudden cardiac arrest at home in Baltic. He had no warning; the first symptom was death. The only thing that may have saved his life was an automated external defibrillator (AED), a medical device...
October 26, 2015 - 12:04pm
September 18, 2015
LETTER: Watch out for bad chicken
To the Editor: I recently watched a documentary titled, "The Problem with Chicken" on TV. There were several points worthy of careful consideration. Chicken is not bacteria resistant. It can very likely be infected with salmonella. Salmonella affects more than 200,000 people a year....
September 18, 2015 - 8:12am
September 7, 2015
Blood Collectors Week celebrates 10th anniversary
United Blood Services is participating in Blood Collectors Week, a national recognition week dedicated to honoring the staff for the work they do in making certain blood available when needed. This year marks the 10th annual Blood Collectors Week, which started Monday and ends Friday. About...
September 7, 2015 - 9:32pm
July 9, 2015
Avera Cancer Institute to get new treatment machine
The Avera Cancer Institute in Mitchell is focused on modernizing for the future. A step in this modernization process is installing a new linear...
July 9, 2015 - 10:29am
May 19, 2015
White Lake fundraiser collects more than $26K for new clinic
WHITE LAKE — White Lake is creeping closer to having its own clinic. A fundraiser that included a social hour, meal and silent and live auctions held Friday at the White Lake Legion Hall raised $26,767, according to Ron Gillen, chairman of the fundraising committee. The funds...
May 19, 2015 - 4:37pm
April 29, 2015
OUR VIEW: Make extra effort to avoid spreading flu next year
Some wonderful news: Flu season is almost over. Oh, what a relief that is. The bad news? South Dakota health officials have been fighting a record number of flu cases during the 2014-15 flu season, which runs from early October to mid-May. According to figures from the South Dakota...
April 29, 2015 - 4:22pm
April 27, 2015
Brutal SD flu season winds down
The end of flu season cannot come soon enough for South Dakota health officials who have been fighting a record number of cases in 2014-15. According to figures from the South Dakota Department of Health, 58 South Dakotans have died and 731 people have been hospitalized with influenza...
April 27, 2015 - 9:48pm
April 15, 2015
Avera to shut down hospitality house
Avera Queen of Peace will no longer offer a hospitality house due to declining usage. The house, located on East Sixth Avenue in Mitchell, was anonymously donated to the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation in 2002 to assist cancer patients or become a hospice center.
April 15, 2015 - 8:02am
April 7, 2015
Health and Wellness Fair to be held Saturday
The 22nd Annual Mitchell Chamber Health & Wellness Fair will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mitchell Christian School. Admission is free. Here is your chance to speak with over 40 health care professionals including dental & chiropractic care, alternative medicine, nutrition...
April 7, 2015 - 6:40pm