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U.S. Senate narrowly votes to proceed on healthcare, with boost from McCain
Plankinton man pleads guilty to sexual contact with a minor
Commission denies new patrol vehicles for sheriff's office
White House purge: 'I'm going to fire everybody,' says Scaramucci
High school activities association plans committee on its foundation
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Study shows signs of brain disease in 99 percent of former NFL players
Study finds CTE in 99 percent of ex-NFL players
Vermillion ends Royals' run with rain-delayed shutout
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
Vermillion ends Royals’ run with late-night shutout
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Regina Bad Horse
Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Agnes F. Schelske
Sheri Podhradsky Camfield
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
July 18, 2017
OUR VIEW: To the farmers, thank you
The roads are dusty, cattle are overheating and the corn stalks are starving for a drink. Welcome to South Dakota summer 2017. Breaking news:...
July 18, 2017 - 10:04am
July 6, 2017
Extreme heat broils the Dakotas and Montana, flash drought takes toll on wheat crop
A massive and intense heat dome has spread over the northern Plains and mountain West, sucking moisture out of the soil, and may persist for...
July 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 15, 2017
Yankton Sioux Tribe police investigating death of 40-year-old man
PICKSTOWN — Tribal police are investigating an incident in which a Texas man died in rural Charles Mix County. According to Yankton Sioux...
June 15, 2017 - 1:11pm
June 9, 2017
Hot start to June unusual for Mitchell; likely to be top 10 warmest on record
Settle in for one of the hottest Junes on record. With temperatures nearing 100 degrees Saturday, Mitchell is in store for the hottest weekends...
June 9, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 21, 2016
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
South Dakota is unique in its weather patterns. The old saying, as many know, is, "If you don't like the weather here, wait 10 minutes." Well, the latest weather — this ridiculous heat — is getting awfully draining. And that comes from a writer who sits inside an air-conditioned...
July 21, 2016 - 4:59pm
Streak of days below 100 degrees falls
High temperatures in the area heated up business at Zesto on Wednesday afternoon. The Mitchell ice cream shop catered to a steady flow of customers...
July 21, 2016 - 10:14am
June 13, 2016
OUR VIEW: Youth tourneys need to be aware of heat
Hundreds of youth players endured triple-digit temperatures over the weekend at Mitchell's annual Lowell Rang Memorial Softball Tournament. Battling a hotter-than-usual mid-June sun, teams took to the diamond for the two-day event and utilized precautions to avoid heat exhaustion,...
June 13, 2016 - 5:29pm
September 3, 2015
More high temperatures across the Dakotas
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The National Weather Service is forecasting more hot temperatures across the Dakotas on Thursday. The Weather Service's Bismarck office says Williston, North Dakota, reached 100 degrees on Wednesday, breaking the record of 99 for this day set in 1901. The...
September 3, 2015 - 3:27pm
June 25, 2015
Slip, Sliding fun
Widstrom family cools off from the summer heat with their backyard slip n slide.
June 25, 2015 - 8:39am
June 18, 2015
Saharan silver ants use special hairs to survive the harshest desert heat
Saharan silver ants don't have an easy life, even by ant standards. To avoid predators, they have to look for food during the hottest time of...
June 18, 2015 - 4:41pm
June 9, 2015
Record heat hits Mitchell
For a day, residents in the Mitchell area wrestled with high temperatures. On Tuesday, the mercury climbed near 100 degrees, hitting a record...
June 9, 2015 - 6:37pm
July 21, 2014
Monday marks year's highest temperature yet
Mitchell saw its warmest temperature of 2014 on Monday at 94 degrees. Prior to Monday's heat wave, the highest temperature Mitchell recorded this year was 92, which occurred on May 30. Mitchell hit 91 twice this year, on June 20 and July 5. Monday's temperature was not a record,...
July 21, 2014 - 8:36pm
Hot weather blanketing much of the Dakotas
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The National Weather Service has posted heat advisories for central and eastern South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota. The forecast calls for high temperatures in the region Monday in the 90s and lower 100s. Humidity will make it feel even hotter. There...
July 21, 2014 - 1:20pm
July 18, 2014
Global study: 2013 among hottest years
By Brian K. Sullivan BOSTON — Last year was one of the world’s 10 hottest in records going back to the 19th century as concentrations of climate-changing greenhouses gases rose, a study showed. Four international agencies reported the global average temperature was 0.36...
July 18, 2014 - 1:09pm
July 8, 2014
Salem storage unit damaged by smoke, heat
SALEM -- A section of U.S. Highway 81 was shut down briefly early Monday morning in Salem for a structure fire. A McCook County Sheriff's deputy noticed smoke coming from a storage unit on the end of a two-stall car wash on Vermont Avenue. The call came in around 2:25 a.m. About...
July 8, 2014 - 4:02pm