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Plankinton man sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempted first-degree rape
Mitchell Wesleyan feeds hundreds during annual Thanksgiving feast
South Dakota lawmaker, brother-in-law drown in Cook Islands
Davison County Magistrate Court Oct. 23 to Nov. 6
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
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Darrell Dean Simmons
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
May 3, 2013
4 SD sites nominated for National Register of Historic Places
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A bank, a barn, a church and a movie theater in South Dakota are being nominated for the National Register of Historic Places. The Register is the federal government's list of properties it deems worthy of recognition and preservation. The South Dakota State Historical...
May 3, 2013 - 8:44pm