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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
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
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
'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
Robert "Bob" Jenkinson
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
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 District....
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