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SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
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Greenway named Vikings Community Man of the Year
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
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Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
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
April 29, 2013
Small-town group in Leola protests school demolition
LEOLA (AP) -- A group of people in the northeastern South Dakota community of Leola is using ribbons to protest the school board's decision to demolish the town's school and build a new one. The American News reports that the group of more than 20 people spent Sunday putting hundreds...
April 29, 2013 - 8:29am
April 17, 2013
SD accepting proposals to restore Yankton buildings
PIERRE (AP) -- Gov.
April 17, 2013 - 8:12am
April 12, 2013
LETTER: Newer is not always better
To the Editor: Where did people in South Dakota get the idea that newer is always better? As we face the choice of destroying older homes in our towns, we should consider some things. Older homes were made of old-growth wood. I quote an article from site "Preservation Nation" of...
April 12, 2013 - 4:11pm
March 20, 2013
LETTER: House renovation looked at differently
To the Editor: I care about my house more than anyone else in Mitchell. I care so much that I want to do it right. An expert in the field of chalkstone was consulted as to the materials and methods appropriate for the repair of the house. The stone used is porous, moisture must be...
March 20, 2013 - 9:58pm
March 19, 2013
Museums, libraries, archives offered help with disaster planning
PIERRE -- Museums, libraries and archives are filled with items of historical value, but how secure are they from disaster? The Dakota Collections Care Initiative seeks to find out. The DCCI has set up disaster preparedness workshops beginning in late April for museums, libraries...
March 19, 2013 - 11:38pm
Historic train depot back in Fort Pierre
FORT PIERRE (AP) -- A historic train depot is back home in Fort Pierre. KCCR and KGFX report that the train depot returned to the town after being used as a storage building on a Mud Butte area ranch since the 1960s. The depot was built in 1906 and used by the Chicago and NorthWestern...
March 19, 2013 - 8:15pm
March 5, 2013
Bill would transfer ownership of 9 historic Black Hills cemeteries
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- South Dakota Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune have introduced legislation that would allow local communities to assume ownership of nine historic cemeteries in the Black Hills. The cemeteries are currently owned by the U.S.
March 5, 2013 - 5:51pm
March 2, 2013
Short time for the Longhorn
A young man is preparing to tear down the oldest building in Mitchell. The old Longhorn Bar, built in 1879 but closed for 15 months since the...
March 2, 2013 - 5:05pm
Two will share honor of being oldest building in Mitchell
A pair of buildings that are three years "newer" than the old Longhorn Bar will share the title of the oldest buildings in Mitchell when the Longhorn is demolished. A house at 408 E. First Ave., which was completed in 1882, and Harve's Sport Shop at 213 N. Main St., which was...
March 2, 2013 - 5:01pm
February 28, 2013
Mitchell City Hall added to Historic Register
Mitchell City Hall is now on the National Register of Historic Places, despite the objections of local officials who are considering big changes...
February 28, 2013 - 10:34pm
February 26, 2013
Historic railroad depot returning to Fort Pierre
FORT PIERRE (AP) -- A historic railroad depot in South Dakota is being returned to its original home. The Fort Pierre Railroad Depot is more than 100 years old. It has been on the Mud Butte-area ranch of Shirley Miller since the mid-1960s. Miller has agreed to give the 20-feet wide...
February 26, 2013 - 4:19pm
February 24, 2013
Debate over old barn as juvenile corrections campus improved
PIERRE -- Legislators seem willing to let the state's juvenile corrections division proceed with constructing a new maintenance building at the STAR campus on the grounds of the old Custer state hospital. But they don't want the barn that would be demolished under the plan lost...
February 24, 2013 - 8:59pm
Menno receives historic preservation grant
PIERRE -- Historic preservation projects in Hot Springs, Menno, Rapid City, Sioux Falls and the Stockholm vicinity recently received matching grants from the South Dakota State Historical Society, as announced by Jay D.
February 24, 2013 - 8:32pm
February 12, 2013
Grants offered for historical records
PIERRE -- The South Dakota State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) will offer a regrant opportunity to local history groups, with grant funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission of the National Archives and Records Administration. "With the...
February 12, 2013 - 6:54am