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Mitchell Polar Plunge raises $27K, breaks record with 103 jumpers
Mitchell Tech showcases program in annual welding competition
Photos from the annual Mitchell Polar Plunge
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Around the Region
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
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
Peterson's demands too pricy for some NFL teams
'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
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
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
November 18, 2014
Local man graduates basic combat training
Army Pvt. Christopher Holland graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Shawn T. Holland, Mitchell, and a 2014 graduate of Mitchell High School.
November 18, 2014 - 1:11pm
DeRouchey selected for Honorary American FFA Degree
Roger DeRouchey, of Alexandria, was recently selected to receive the Honorary American FFA Degree. DeRouchey, a Hoven native, was a farm business management instructor with Mitchell Technical Institute, and is now a business banker with Plains Commerce Bank in Mitchell. This award...
November 18, 2014 - 1:11pm
November 10, 2014
Lakota singer up for best new artist award
RAPID CITY (AP) — Gabrielle Knife doesn’t have a record deal — or even a manager — but she does have one thing: a best new artist nomination at the nation’s largest Native American music awards ceremony. The Lakota Sioux singer from Rapid City is up for Debut Artist...
November 10, 2014 - 7:43am
October 22, 2014
Former state worker to get transportation honor
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre man who worked for the state three decades is to be inducted into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor next week. The state Department of Transportation says Tim Bjorneberg worked for the agency for 31 years. A banquet for him is scheduled Tuesday. The...
October 22, 2014 - 10:30pm
Mitchell named Smart21 Community, again
Mitchell has been named one of the Intelligent Community Forum's Smart21 Communities for the third straight year. That means Mitchell and...
October 22, 2014 - 5:14pm
October 16, 2014
SD Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees to be named
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association plans to announce on Thursday the 2015 inductees to the state Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It will happen at a news conference in Sioux Falls in the Washington Pavilion at the hall of fame exhibit. The group...
October 16, 2014 - 12:03pm
Local FFA chapters receive national rankings
The National FFA Organization has selected these local FFA chapters to be recognized in the National FFA Chapter Award Program: Howard FFA and McCook Central FFA each received three star awards, which is the highest rating. McCook Central FFA Chapter was also selected as a National...
October 16, 2014 - 7:13am
October 12, 2014
LifeQuest renames building for former director
Only six months after he retired, Daryl Kilstrom says he fell into another job almost by accident. Kilstrom, who retired in March after more...
October 12, 2014 - 12:16pm
October 9, 2014
Dakota State online degree cited for quality, affordability
MINNEAPOLIS — Dakota State University in Madison has had its online bachelor’s degree in education named one of the most affordable and quality education degrees in the nation. DSU was the only South Dakota college or university so recognized. Nonprofit Colleges Online,...
October 9, 2014 - 11:58am
October 6, 2014
Family, author seek title for Mount Rushmore carver
FBy Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS — Family members and supporters of an Italian immigrant seeking more recognition for his role in the carving of Mount Rushmore National Memorial have been unable to persuade the National Park Service to honor him as chief carver. “They want...
October 6, 2014 - 8:04am
October 5, 2014
Marching band places in Sioux Falls competition
The Mitchell High School Marching Band placed in a weekend competition in Sioux Falls. The band competed in the Festival of Bands marching band competition Saturday at Howard Wood Stadium in Sioux Falls. The band first competed in the 3A class and received fourth overall in their...
October 5, 2014 - 7:40pm
September 29, 2014
MHS marching band takes 3rd place at Starfest Marching Competition
The Mitchell High School Marching Band competed in the 17th Annual Starfest Marching Competition on Saturday at Elwood Olsen Stadium in Sioux...
September 29, 2014 - 10:06pm
September 28, 2014
Moke honored by Minnesota chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Shanna (Ruml) Moke, Dell Rapids, has been recognized by the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts for her work and dedication to her profession. She was employed by Hennepin County Family Court Services from 2004 to 2009 before embarking on her own...
September 28, 2014 - 10:43pm
September 25, 2014
MTI culinary program only ACFEF accreditated program in state
Mitchell Technical Institute was recently notified that its Culinary Academy has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation through 2017. The program sought initial accreditation by the organization and hosted a site visit...
September 25, 2014 - 5:34pm
September 24, 2014
MTI makes Military Friendly Schools List
Mitchell Technical Institute has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media. Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most...
September 24, 2014 - 2:40pm