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A father on his way to work, a son on his way home and a tragic head-on collision
Bao Bao, the National Zoo's giant panda, heads to China
UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes
Auction house sells previously hidden phone that belonged to Hitler
Trump to leave protections for U.S. 'dreamer' migrants
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Athlete of the week: Weber buries school-record nine treys
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Hazel F. Wipf
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
ROZUM: Here comes crossover day
GRAVES: The sweets bring a sparkle to the eye
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
February 13, 2017
Lawsuits filed for two crashes on same road in same month
ALEXANDRIA — Two lawsuits have been filed recently in Hanson County stemming from two vehicle crashes in the same month and on the same...
February 13, 2017 - 10:03am
February 10, 2017
Delmont man injured in rollover crash near Wagner
WAGNER — A Delmont man was injured Thursday after a one-vehicle rollover crash near Wagner. Joshua Wurtz, 23, was treated for minor injuries...
February 10, 2017 - 12:04pm
February 6, 2017
Trooper injured in Kimball shootout honored by Legislature
CHAMBERLAIN — A bullet wound was a sign for John Koenig to stay in law enforcement for a while longer. Now semi-retired, the former South Dakota Highway Patrol sergeant who was involved in what South Dakota Attorney Jackley called "one of the most dangerous events in South Dakota...
February 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
January 23, 2017
26-year-old man dies near Canistota when vehicle drifts over center line
CANISTOTA -- At about 11:40 a.m. Monday, one person died when the vehicle he was driving crossed the center line in the road, authorities said....
January 23, 2017 - 8:13pm
87-year-old woman dies in crash near Platte
PLATTE -- One person died and another was injured in a crash Monday near Platte. At about 11:10 a.m., an 87-year-old woman driving a 2007 Chevrolet...
January 23, 2017 - 8:10pm
August 15, 2016
Toddler receives minor injuries after falling out of window
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say a toddler jumping on a bed received minor injuries after falling out of a second-story window. The Argus Leader reports that the two-year-old fell Friday evening. Sgt. Ryan Flogstad says that the fall was "just an accident." The child did...
August 15, 2016 - 12:47pm
August 10, 2016
South Dakota man in critical condition after mountain fall
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old South Dakota man is hospitalized in critical condition after falling while climbing the highest mountain peak in Montana. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg tells The Billings Gazette that Craig Pfeifle of Rapid City was in critical...
August 10, 2016 - 10:53am
August 9, 2016
19-year-old climber rescued from Granite Peak, hospitalized
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old South Dakota man has been hospitalized in Billings after a 20- to 30-foot fall on Montana's highest peak. The Park County sheriff's office says the man had been climbing Granite Peak with his father Monday when he fell near the summit of the...
August 9, 2016 - 1:05pm
August 2, 2016
40,000-pound concrete panel falls on construction worker
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A construction worker has been hospitalized after wind gusts caused a 40,000-pound concrete panel to fall on his legs. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Travis Thom says the incident happened at a construction site shortly after 11 a.m. Monday. The worker,...
August 2, 2016 - 10:20am
June 22, 2016
Officer-involved shooting sends Hot Springs man to hospital
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — A man was taken to a hospital with undisclosed injuries after being shot by a police officer in Hot Springs. The Police Department and state Attorney General's Office say Hot Springs officers responded to a disturbance call at a residence about 1 a.m. Wednesday...
June 22, 2016 - 12:09pm
April 4, 2016
Nebraska woman bitten by zoo tiger pleads guilty to trespassing
April 4 (Reuters) - A Nebraska woman who snuck into an Omaha zoo enclosure and was bitten by a tiger she was trying to pet pleaded guilty on Monday to trespassing and was fined $250, prosecutors said.Jacqueline Eide, 33, was bitten in November by the three-legged tiger named Mai after...
April 4, 2016 - 6:18pm
Man injured at South Dakota Industries
ALEXANDRIA — A man was injured Monday at South Dakota Industries and was taken directly to Sioux Falls for treatment. The man's name and injury was not available. Mitchell Ambulance responded at about 3 p.m., Hanson County Sheriff Randy Bartlett said. Mitchell Fire Captain Mark...
March 4, 2016 - 2:03pm
February 26, 2016
1 child killed, another injured by pickup in Rapid City area
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — One child died and another was seriously injured when they were struck by a pickup truck on a road 2 miles north of Rapid City. The Highway Patrol says the incident happened about 6:15 p.m. Thursday. A 3-year-old girl who was riding a tricycle and a 2-year-old...
February 26, 2016 - 12:18pm
January 4, 2016
Life-threatening injuries sustained in rollover crash
A woman sustained life-threatening injuries following a rollover crash Saturday near Mitchell. Laurie Wenzel, 59, of Mitchell, was driving southbound Saturday in a Cadillac SRX on 403rd Avenue. At about 11:30 a.m. near 253rd Street, 5 miles west and 1 mile north of Mitchell, the vehicle...
January 4, 2016 - 12:08pm
October 21, 2015
Starting USD running back out for season with broken arm
VERMILLION (AP) — University of South Dakota starting running back Trevor Bouma is done for the season after breaking an arm. Bouma suffered the injury Saturday in USD's 24-21 upset of four-time defending Football Championship Subdivision champion North Dakota State, the school...
October 21, 2015 - 2:23pm