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Platte-Winner Bridge replacement meets second public meeting
Mitchell man charged with wife's death denies violating protection order
CBISA 'a valuable program,' court services officers say
Analysis: Doug Jones victory in Alabama will likely speed up Republican tax train
As Democrats add Senate seat, GOP left to bicker over what happened in Alabama
Rew's of Mitchell merges with Karl's TV
6-year-old made $11 million in one year reviewing toys on YouTube
Bankruptcies filed between Nov. 30 and Dec. 6
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
South Dakota to assist workers laid off from plant
place a business brief
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
SD farmers look at marketing options at Growing On
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
Folding for the less fortunate
Spink County rancher pays government for false drought claim
MCM wrestling wins two at home quad
Wiltz: Protecting the right to hunt
Changes looming for prep football schedules
Area basketball roundup: Cubs pound Gorillas in opener
Relationship with Twins GM Thad Levine could be 'game-changer' for Yu Darvish
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Mitchell Food Pantry feeds the community
Wizards of Winter to take fans on musical journey
Lloyd Dale Plooster
John R. Uken
Logan Cole Horkey
OPINION: Learning from the mouths of babes
DAUGAARD: Confronting the realities of another lean year
Commentary: Moore rode to the polls as a cowboy after spending an entire campaign in costume
Commentary: Netflix's 'creepy' tweet reminds us all how closely it's watching us
OUR VIEW: Keep an open mind about the restoration of Lake Mitchell
Wiltz: Protecting the right to hunt
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Happy 75th Birthday, Vernon Kraft!
October 21, 2014
Smith joins Golden Living Center in Salem
Veronnica Smith has joined Golden Living Center, Salem, as executive director. She has worked in the long-term health care industry since October 2000, most recently as CEO-long term care administrator at Avera Brady Health and Rehab, Mitchell. "I am excited to join Golden Living...
October 21, 2014 - 3:57pm
October 9, 2014
Horizon chosen for national committee site visit
HOWARD -- Horizon Health Care Inc. was chosen as a location to discuss telemedicine use in rural America. According to a press release from Horizon, on Sept. 25, the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services held a panel discussion at Horizon's Administrative...
October 9, 2014 - 8:11pm
October 5, 2014
Mitchell health care leaders recognized
Two Mitchell hospital leaders took home awards during the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organization's 88th Annual Convention in Rapid City last week. Will Flett and Bonnie Culhane, both employees of Avera Queen of Peace in Mitchell, were recognized at the SDAHO Annual Joint...
October 5, 2014 - 7:58pm
September 28, 2014
OPINION: Should you be able to see any doctor you want?
WASHINGTON — People don't like being told "no," especially when it comes to something as personal as their health care. They also don't...
September 28, 2014 - 10:35pm
August 16, 2014
Medical students learn about working in state's small towns
WINNER — Heather Walker didn't grow up in Winner, but she's starting to adjust to the dialect of ranchers from the area. It has been a...
August 16, 2014 - 8:58am
August 7, 2014
Sen. Johnson hosts Medicaid roundtable discussion
SIOUX FALLS — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Thursday hosted a roundtable discussion regarding the future of South Dakota's health care safety net, including the importance of expanding Medicaid and preserving the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). "Medicaid and the...
August 7, 2014 - 9:25pm
August 5, 2014
Happy 49th birthday, Medicare
SIOUX FALLS — Medicare is now 49 years old but questions linger about how many more birthdays the program will be able to celebrate. The influx of Baby Boomers reaching retirement age and increasing medical costs have lawmakers looking for options to prevent the program from...
August 5, 2014 - 11:02pm
Avera Queen of Peace breaks ground on new building
With a few scoops of gold-plated shovels, Avera Queen of Peace's new future in Mitchell officially began Tuesday. Under a large tent to protect...
August 5, 2014 - 9:53pm
July 29, 2014
Avera offers options for state employees
Avera Medical Group announced Tuesday a plan to limit travel time for state employees seeking certain medical procedures after changes to the state's health plan that took effect earlier this month. The changes classify certain medical procedures as "Tier 1," and limits the most...
July 29, 2014 - 9:36pm
July 28, 2014
Legislators say they weren't notified of hike in nursing home reimbursements
PIERRE — The state Department of Social Services decided it could increase Medicaid reimbursement rates to nursing homes by 4 percent this summer, on top of the 3 percent raise that the Legislature approved last winter. Several legislators made clear Monday they weren't pleased...
July 28, 2014 - 7:04pm
June 30, 2014
Hands-only CPR taught as lifesaver
SIOUX FALLS -- Hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation is being taught as a potential lifesaver, and efforts are under way to expand that training to all South Dakota schools. Pamela Miller, with the American Heart Association of South Dakota, said her organization sees this as...
June 30, 2014 - 5:39pm
June 1, 2014
Wesley Acres celebrates 50 years
After 50 years, there were plenty of photos. As residents and visitors gathered Sunday at Wesley Acres, a senior living facility on Havens Avenue...
June 1, 2014 - 10:57pm
May 30, 2014
Obama accepts VA chief Shinseki resignation with 'regret'
By David Alexander and Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned on Friday following...
May 30, 2014 - 12:46pm
May 28, 2014
$2 million hospital expansion underway in Tyndall
TYNDALL (AP) - Officials have launched a $2 million hospital expansion in Tyndall. The Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan reports that ground was broken Tuesday for the 7,000-square-foot project at St. Michael's Hospital-Avera. The addition will include 12 patient rooms, an...
May 28, 2014 - 4:36pm
May 27, 2014
Thune tells national TV audience VA betrayed 'sacred trust'
May 27, 2014 - 11:03pm