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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
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DAUGAARD: Choices behind the wheel
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Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
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Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Reverend Lyle Howard
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September 30, 2016
South Dakota State Fair attendance up slightly over 2015
HURON (AP) — Attendance at this year's South Dakota State Fair was up slightly from 2015. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture says the five-day fair in Huron earlier this month drew 211,371 people, that's about 480 more visitors than last year. South Dakota State Fairgrounds...
September 30, 2016 - 10:42am
September 20, 2016
Annual state fair event honors 80 South Dakota farm families
HURON (AP) — Farm and ranch families who have owned their land for a century of more have been honored by two South Dakota agriculture groups. The South Dakota Farm Bureau and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture cited 51 families for at least 100 years of ownership and 29...
September 20, 2016 - 10:46am
September 13, 2016
Third-set comeback spurs Tigers past Kernels
HURON—On Tuesday night, the Mitchell Kernels volleyball team learned how quickly a match can make a 180-degree turn. Holding a 20-10 lead...
September 13, 2016 - 11:41pm
September 6, 2016
A larger stage at the State Fair
HURON — For local 4-H participants the State Fair is an opportunity to show off animals they've been working with for months. And, for...
September 6, 2016 - 10:04am
Kernel tennis grabs three wins at Huron
HURON — The Mitchell High School girls tennis team ran its season record to 10-1 on the year with three team victories at the Huron Quadrangular on Saturday. The Kernels beat Aberdeen Central in a 7-2 dual, then squeaked out a 5-4 win over Brandon Valley and then dispatched...
September 6, 2016 - 12:12am
September 1, 2016
Photos from the First Day of the State Fair
September 1, 2016 - 5:38pm
August 31, 2016
Grandstand tickets bought before fair include free admission
HURON (AP) — The South Dakota State Fair is reminding attendees that grandstand tickets purchased by Wednesday will come with free gate admission. Tickets bought during the fair don't include gate admission. The fair runs from Thursday through Monday. Grandstand acts include the...
August 31, 2016 - 11:41am
August 16, 2016
Turkey plant in Huron to undergo $39M in expansion projects
HURON (AP) — A turkey processing plant in Huron is expanding. KOKK radio reports that Dakota Provisions will expand the cold storage space at its existing plant at a cost of $9 million, and also expand into another building in a local industrial park, at a cost of $30 million. Greater...
August 16, 2016 - 12:21pm
August 11, 2016
Healthy cooking lessons coming to South Dakota State Fair
HURON (AP) — Looking for alternatives to the state fair's deep-fried staples? Worry no more, the South Dakota State University Extension has you covered. Registered dietitians with the SDSU Extension will be offering healthy cooking lessons during this year's South Dakota State...
August 11, 2016 - 11:27am
July 29, 2016
Fish kill in Huron lake impacts swimming, triathlon
HURON (AP) — A fish kill in Ravine Lake in Huron has disrupted recreational swimming and a weekend triathlon. Parks Director Laron Klock tells KOKK radio that state wildlife officials believe the die-off is due to a combination of low oxygen levels in the water, high water temperatures...
July 29, 2016 - 10:36am
July 28, 2016
Engine failure blamed for Huron plane crash
HURON — A plane crash near Huron last week was caused by engine failure, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. At about...
July 28, 2016 - 11:13am
Officials continue search for woman missing nearly 3 years
HURON (AP) — Officials recently searched a small area of land near an irrigation ditch in Beadle County for a Woonsocket woman who disappeared under suspicious circumstances nearly three years ago. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley tells KOKK that authorities are continuing to...
July 28, 2016 - 11:04am
July 20, 2016
Bridge work to begin on Highways 37 and 81
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says two bridge rehabilitation projects will begin on Monday, on Highway 37 south of Huron and Highway 81 south of Salem. The Highway 37 structure work will be done in the south bound lanes of Highway 37 approximately 14 miles south of...
July 20, 2016 - 5:35pm
July 19, 2016
One injured when plane makes emergency landing near Huron
HURON—A Hawaii woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday in the emergency landing of a small plane near Huron. Bruce Mayes, of Hawaii, was...
July 19, 2016 - 9:57pm
July 9, 2016
Huron man charged in kidnapping, domestic violence case
HURON (AP) — A Huron man accused of assaulting a woman and detaining her and a child faces kidnapping and domestic violence charges. Huron police say that 27-year-old Dustin Wilken was arrested and the woman and her child were taken to safety. Authorities say they responded after...
July 9, 2016 - 6:56pm