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Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Lila J. Steiber
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
May 16, 2016
Benefit account set up for local cancer victim
A benefit account for Robert "Bob" Olson, of Mitchell, formerly of Fulton, has been set up at CorTrust Bank. Donations may be made to any Cortrust branch. Olson was recently diagnosed with cancer and donations will be used to help defray medical expenses incurred for treatment.
May 16, 2016 - 6:08pm
April 7, 2016
Mitchell girl is 'a walking miracle'
Watching 8-year-old Vienna draw six weeks after suffering two debilitating strokes, Evie DeWitt is amazed at how far her daughter has come. While...
April 7, 2016 - 10:19am
April 6, 2016
United Blood Services offers road trip giveaway and T-shirt Tuesdays in April
Blood donors who give in the month of April at the United Blood Services blood center will be eligible to win a Road Trip Giveaway, which includes a $250 fuel gift card and a $250 Choice Hotels Gift Card. In addition, anyone who donates blood on upcoming Tuesdays in April will receive...
April 6, 2016 - 6:23pm
Welcov Healthcare acquires Prairie View Care Center
WOONSOCKET—Edina, Minnesota-based Welcov Healthcare is now operating Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket. Welcov assumed operations of the skilled nursing community on Friday. The name of the 52-bed facility has been changed to Prairie View Healthcare Community. It will continue...
April 6, 2016 - 10:24am
February 27, 2016
Flu cases slowly rise in South Dakota
Cases of influenza in South Dakota had a small spike last week, and a larger jump could be on the way. According to State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger, 29 new cases of the flu were reported last week, 17 more cases than any other week in the state this season, according to numbers...
February 27, 2016 - 10:26am
February 25, 2016
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital joins the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital is pleased to announce its participation in the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium—a program designed to help rural Medicare patients live long, healthy lives.
February 25, 2016 - 5:59pm
February 12, 2016
Thune calls for more accountability from IHS
ROSEBUD—The Rosebud Indian Health Service Hospital is in declining condition, and Sen. John Thune is working toward a cure. Thune took...
February 12, 2016 - 9:59pm
February 9, 2016
United Blood Services takes steps to prevent spread of Zika virus in US
United Blood Services, this area's nonprofit blood provider, on Tuesday announced that it is asking potential donors who have traveled to the Caribbean, Mexico or Central or South America not to donate blood for 28 days after leaving those areas where the mosquito-borne Zika virus...
February 9, 2016 - 5:48pm
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