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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
As new wood materials become stronger, 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
Avon captures District 12B girls basketball title
Final move propels Titans' Risseeuw to 195-pound title
Tiger men eliminated by Northwestern in GPAC semifinals
Photos from the championship matches at the state tournament
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Violet Ordella Moline
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
LETTER: Ironic situation with SCOTUS
LETTER: What's unconstitutional?
LETTER: Be alert, knowledgeable with votes in 2 years
LETTER: Americans are tired of partisanship
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
October 7, 2013
State Historical Society offers property tax moratorium
PIERRE — South Dakota State Historical Society officials are reminding property owners that Nov. 1 is the deadline to apply for the state property tax moratorium. The eight-year moratorium is for restoration and rehabilitation work completed on historic sites during 2013. A new...
October 7, 2013 - 2:56pm
September 13, 2013
Sioux Falls neighborhood might seek 'historic' tag
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some residents in one of Sioux Falls' oldest neighborhoods want to make their place in history official. The area called either Hunter's Addition or Pendar Lane is a shady area of narrow streets lined with brick and wood frame houses. Some residents would like...
September 13, 2013 - 3:16pm
Deadwood's historic depot to get $400,000 roof
DEADWOOD (AP) — A historic railroad depot in the western South Dakota gambling town of Deadwood is getting a new roof. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the City Commission this week accepted a bid of just under $400,000 for the roof work on the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri...
September 13, 2013 - 3:11pm
September 6, 2013
Area properties gain National Register status
The National Park Service recently approved five South Dakota properties -- including one near Wessington Springs and one in Jones County -- for the National Register of HIstoric Places, the official federal listing of properties important in American history, architecture, archeology,...
September 6, 2013 - 3:25pm
July 13, 2013
Old stained glass in SD Capitol to be restored
PIERRE (AP) -- Work will begin later this month on a $2.7 million project that will restore the century-old stained glass in South Dakota's Capitol building, a state official said Thursday. The four large skylight installations in the Capitol rotunda dome, above the House and Senate...
July 13, 2013 - 2:35pm
July 5, 2013
Flag likely from Custer's Last Stand housed in SD
PIERRE (AP) -- What might be a relic of one of the most famous battles of the Old West has found a resting place in Pierre. The South Dakota...
July 5, 2013 - 8:16am
July 3, 2013
City of Deadwood paying $8,512 for 4 artifacts
DEADWOOD (AP) -- Deadwood commissioners have approved the purchase of four artifacts tied to the early gold camp days, including what might be the first wanted poster ever produced in the Black Hills. The poster offered $500 for the capture of the person responsible for killing stage...
July 3, 2013 - 2:37pm
June 19, 2013
House targeted for demolition is on historic list
Before the city of Mitchell can demolish one of the city's oldest surviving homes, it needs to prove there are no realistic alternatives, City...
June 19, 2013 - 7:42am
June 16, 2013
SD tribes get historic preservation grants
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The National Park Service has announced more than $3.7 million in historic preservation grants to Native American tribes, including tribes in South Dakota. National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis says the grants will help tribes preserve their important...
June 16, 2013 - 11:35pm
June 12, 2013
Deadwood taps into its long-lost Chinese history
DEADWOOD (AP) -- More than 80 years after a once-vibrant Chinese culture disappeared from the Black Hills, one long-lost remnant is set to return. Officials in the western South Dakota town of Deadwood are undertaking a $30,000 project to excavate a small site of a historic cemetery...
June 12, 2013 - 7:08am
May 28, 2013
Belle Fourche church to become historic site
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The First Congregational United Church of Christ is waiting for the National Park Service to officially designate the Belle Fourche church as a historic site. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the congregation applied for a spot on the National Register of Historic...
May 28, 2013 - 12:01pm
May 21, 2013
Roads partially open near old Longhorn
Part of First Avenue next to the former Longhorn Bar building in Mitchell is now open to traffic. A narrow two-lane path is open on the south side of the road. The north side of the road will remain closed until demolition of the old Longhorn building is complete, said Tim McGannon,...
May 21, 2013 - 10:04pm
May 20, 2013
OUR VIEW: Longhorn moral: Start planning now
The demolition of the old Longhorn Bar in downtown Mitchell is turning out to be much more than anyone bargained for. First, we must say we're...
May 20, 2013 - 9:41pm
May 17, 2013
Stanley County working with ND company to save cemetery
PIERRE (AP) -- The main road used to go right past the town of Meers, but that's when the main road was the Fort Pierre-to-Deadwood freight route, traveled by mule and ox teams pulling wagons to and from the Black Hills. Railroads and then highways put Meers out of business. The...
May 17, 2013 - 2:31pm
May 4, 2013
MMS&B photo contest announced
May is National Historic Preservation Month, and Mitchell Main Street & Beyond is celebrating by holding a Downtown Photo Contest. Local photographers can capture images of their favorite downtown Mitchell building or architectural characteristic.
May 4, 2013 - 6:17am