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City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
As a financial dispute ends, construction on Mitchell's new visitor center begins
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
Dakotafest to host Hawks town hall
Platte-Geddes pondering purchase of 13 acres for future school
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
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Amateur baseball playoff roundup: Plankinton punches ticket to state
State Legion: Madison eliminates Winner/Colome
Winner/Colome edges Parkston
Offense turns it on as Angels top Raptors
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
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?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
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
June 24, 2014
Animal experts: Don't leave children or pets in hot car
Animal experts say leaving pets in a hot vehicle is dangerous for the animal, and could land the owner in hot water. Courtney Thomas, with the Great Plains Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, says animals can suffer heatstroke within minutes as temperatures soar inside...
June 24, 2014 - 10:12pm
January 9, 2014
SD has sixth largest gap between temperature records
Lee Johnson got into the heating and cooling business in South Dakota partially because of its high demand. “For most of the year, it’s...
January 9, 2014 - 7:50pm
September 8, 2013
Hot, dry weather could affect corn, soy yields
The hot, dry weather persisting in most areas of South Dakota is likely to hurt soybean and corn yields, analysts say, as the crops are less...
September 8, 2013 - 11:17pm
September 5, 2013
Iowa drought worsens in hottest week of the year
DES MOINES, Iowa — Drought conditions have worsened across parts of the Midwest in the last week, including in the nation's leading corn-producing state as Iowa cooked in record-breaking temperatures that topped 100 degrees. Farmers in Iowa and other neighboring states are now...
September 5, 2013 - 7:04pm