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Mitchell officials respond to three injury crashes Tuesday
Guilty plea entered in fatal stabbing on SD reservation
House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
LifeQuest receives anonymous $10,000 challenge gift
Trump tweets, then Ford announces investment in three Michigan plants
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
PHOTOS: Area athletes compete in the Gregory Invitational
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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