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Gregory boys win home meet
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Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
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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
September 24, 2014
Controversial painting covered at SD Capitol
Below is an excerpt from "The South Dakota State Capitol: The First Century," by Marshall Damgaard When William Janklow returned to the Governor's Office in 1995, he inherited a long-festering controversy concerning the painting on the west wall of the Governor's Reception Room. Edwin...
September 24, 2014 - 9:52pm
September 23, 2014
Book tells of fights over SD courthouse locations
PIERRE (AP) — A former South Dakota judge has written a book about the history and architecture of the state's justice buildings. "County Capitols: The Courthouses of South Dakota" by Arthur Rusch will be released at the South Dakota Festival of Books on Friday in Sioux Falls. It...
September 23, 2014 - 5:22pm
September 22, 2014
BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace of the 1950s
September 22, 2014 - 2:34pm
September 21, 2014
MERCER: When the mothers and grandmothers could see wrong, and led a change
PIERRE -- South Dakota has traveled a long way since Gina Score. The teenager's death came 15 years ago, during a forced run, at the State...
September 21, 2014 - 10:34pm
Two governors greet wagon train honoring 125 years of statehood
PIERRE -- On a bluebird Saturday with leaves turning gold, the governors of the Dakotas gathered at the front of the Capitol to honor the wagon...
September 21, 2014 - 9:58pm
September 19, 2014
WOSTER: Pictures worth more than words can tell in some instances
On the north wall of my stairway, a modest enough location not to appear boastful but public enough for an occasional visitor to notice, is a picture of me addressing the South Dakota House of Representatives. It's a black-and-white photo and a bit grainy, but by the looks of it,...
September 19, 2014 - 4:55pm
September 15, 2014
BACK IN TIME: South Dakota's first governor
In March 1889, President Benjamin Harrison appointed Arthur Mellette, pictured, to be the last governor of Dakota Territory. In October of that...
September 15, 2014 - 9:59am
September 11, 2014
Mitchell historian tells about 'Wild Bill Hickok: Deadwood Legend'
James McLaird, local historian and author, will present at the September Middle Border Lecture series at 7 p.m. Monday at Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell. McLaird, professor Emeritus of History and Political Science at Dakota Wesleyan University, will speak on the research for...
September 11, 2014 - 10:37pm
Mitchell Area Historical Society plans annual dinner meeting
The Mitchell Area Historical Society dinner and meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday in the First United Methodist Church basement, Mitchell. Tickets are $12.50 in advance and $15 at the door. The menu will feature barbecued pork sandwiches by Doug Carlson and prize-winning...
September 11, 2014 - 10:31pm
September 9, 2014
Mitchell celebrates local history with wagon train
While it was a crummy day to be outside, the weather could do little to dampen the spirit of Mitchell's celebration of South Dakota's 125th birthday. Historical...
September 9, 2014 - 9:41pm
WOSTER: Remembering the past will strengthen the future
Tomorrow, the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., a fitting way to remember that terrible day might...
September 9, 2014 - 2:26pm
PHOTO: Wagon train arrives in Mitchell
September 9, 2014 - 6:47am
September 8, 2014
BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942
This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy...
September 8, 2014 - 7:33am
August 28, 2014
Janklow Papers collection to be posted online
VERMILLION (AP) — A collection of records spanning the political career of former Gov. Bill Janklow will be made public via the Internet later this year, the University of South Dakota announced. The Janklow Papers collection includes almost 500 boxes of government records...
August 28, 2014 - 10:30pm
Leads' Homestake Opera House celebrates centennial
LEAD (AP) — The Homestake Opera House in Lead, which barely survived a fire 30 years ago, is celebrating its 100th birthday this weekend. The...
August 28, 2014 - 10:13pm