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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Report details more than 20 players and programs implicated in NCAA college basketball probe
Once-touted reliever J.T. Chargois claimed off waivers by Dodgers
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Leo W. Konstanz
Dorothea Dunmire Peterson
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
October 31, 2016
Hoven's Main Street to open after months of construction
HOVEN (AP) — State officials say construction on Hoven's Main Street is expected to be finished by the end of next week. Pierre area engineer for the state Department of Transportation, Dean VanDeWiele, tells the Aberdeen American News the majority of the work will be done late...
October 31, 2016 - 11:09am
July 5, 2016
Authorities identify truck driver who died in Hoven crash
HOVEN (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of a truck driver who died earlier this week in a one-vehicle crash near Hoven. Authorities have identified the driver as 28-year-old Claremont resident Lee Loebs. The Highway Patrol says Loebs lost control of the...
July 5, 2016 - 11:36am
June 28, 2016
Hoven man dies in motorcycle crash
SELBY — A Hoven man died Tuesday from a Saturday motorcycle crash when he hit a deer around 10:14 p.m. near Selby. James Webb, 58, was...
June 28, 2016 - 4:52pm
June 6, 2016
Hoven teacher to spend summer in Alaska on NOAA mission
HOVEN (AP) — A South Dakota science teacher is spending part of his summer break doing research in Alaska on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship. Hoven teacher Spencer Cody will be onboard the NOAA ship Fairweather to learn about ocean sciences, including NOAA's...
June 6, 2016 - 12:44pm
September 21, 2015
Work begins on new Hoven school, 1 ½ years after fire
HOVEN (AP) — Construction is beginning this week on a new school in Hoven to replace one that was destroyed by fire in May 2014. The school board last week accepted a $5.1 million bid from Aberdeen-based Kyburz Carlson Construction, The American News reported. Insurance will...
September 21, 2015 - 12:14pm
March 30, 2015
Construction of new Hoven school expected to begin this fall
HOVEN (AP) — Officials in the northern South Dakota town of Hoven expect to break ground on a new school this fall, more than a year after a fire destroyed the local high school. Hoven School Board President Mark Weber tells the American News that the district has hired an...
March 30, 2015 - 2:17pm
September 29, 2014
Retired nurse from Hoven claims $200K Wild Card 2 jackpot
HOVEN (AP) — A retired nurse in Hoven has claimed the $200,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot in Saturday's drawing. South Dakota Lottery officials say Christa Ramirez is the lucky ticket holder. Officials say Ramirez matched all five white ball numbers and the wild card. Ramirez says...
September 29, 2014 - 8:21pm
August 30, 2014
OPINION: Hoven’s resolve provides an inspiring example
Newness surrounds Hoven. A May 25 fire forced change for our friends and neighbors in the small Potter County community. However, they stepped up to the challenge, embraced it and set a shining example for the rest of us to follow as they started the new school year. Hoven...
August 30, 2014 - 8:48pm
August 27, 2014
Hoven students begin classes in former hospital
HOVEN (AP) — Students in the northern South Dakota town of Hoven who lost their school to a fire in the spring have started fall classes in a former hospital. It's a good experience for some and a strange one for others. The school district is holding classes in the former...
August 27, 2014 - 10:58pm
July 3, 2014
Hoven hospital building to become temporary school
HOVEN (AP) — A former hospital in Hoven started by Catholic nuns in 1943 is getting new life as a temporary school. Officials have decided to house students at the former Holy Infant Hospital during the next school year as they work to rebuild the junior and senior high school...
July 3, 2014 - 6:18pm
May 26, 2014
Hoven dealing with loss of school to fire
HOVEN (AP) — Residents of the small northern South Dakota town of Hoven are dealing with the shock of losing their school. The building was destroyed in a Sunday fire, despite the efforts of firefighters from about 10 area towns. No one was hurt. The cause is still being investigated,...
May 26, 2014 - 5:23pm
May 25, 2014
Fire severely damages Hoven High School
HOVEN (AP) — A high school in northern South Dakota is severely damaged after an overnight fire. Authorities say the blaze at Hoven High School started around 1 a.m. Sunday and was still burning after sunrise. Peggy Petersen is the superintendent of the Hoven School Dis...
May 25, 2014 - 10:24pm
November 16, 2013
Plains Commerce named 2013 Lender of the Year
Plains Commerce Bank was recently named Lender of the Year by Dakota Business Finance for 2013. In 1931, the doors to the Bank of Hoven opened in the community of Hoven. Through various purchases and mergers, what is now called Plains Commerce Bank has branches in Aberdeen, Conde,...
November 16, 2013 - 11:10pm
September 3, 2013
Former SD legislator Jay Duenwald dies at age 76
PIERRE (AP) -- Former South Dakota legislator Jay Duenwald died over the weekend. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says Duenwald, of Hoeven, died Saturday. He was 76. Daugaard did not give a cause of death. Duenwald served from 1997-2002 in the South Dakota House of Representatives and from 2003-2008...
September 3, 2013 - 8:55pm
September 19, 2012
Hoven School District approves $200,000 opt-out
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Residents of the Hoven School District have voted to opt out of the state property tax freeze. District Business Manager Amy Arbach tells the media that voters approved a $200,000 opt out for seven years by a 396-227 unofficial margin on Tuesday. The district...
September 19, 2012 - 1:33pm