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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
New schedule to spread out South Dakota football championships
Area volleyball roundup: Beavers claim home tournament title
Football rivals DWU, DSU to face each other tonight
Kernels give No. 2 Harrisburg a battle in opener
Turner ready for junior season with DWU football team
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
July 11, 2016
Authorities identify victims in motorcycle crash near Irene
IRENE (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of a man who died after hitting a deer with a motorcycle near Irene. Authorities have identified the driver as 55-year-old Scot Brockmueller of Irene. The Highway Patrol says Brockmueller tried to avoid the deer...
July 11, 2016 - 12:20pm
July 9, 2016
55-year-old man dies when motorcycle crashes into deer
IRENE -- A 55-year-old man died and another person was injured when a motorcycle crashed into a deer Saturday morning. The names of the people...
July 9, 2016 - 8:26pm
May 24, 2016
Authorities identify man found dead in house fire near Irene
IRENE (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died in a house fire near Irene earlier this month. The Yankton County Sheriff's Office says the body of 59-year-old Dean Gilbertson was found in the rubble of the early morning fire on May 14. The house was destroyed in the blaze,...
May 24, 2016 - 11:40am
March 11, 2016
Defense powers No. 2 Rustlers over No. 7 Eagles
HURON—The quest for a second straight state title got off to a smooth start for the Ethan girls basketball team. The No. 2 Rustlers powered...
March 11, 2016 - 1:25am
March 3, 2016
Freeman falls short in Region 5B title game
YANKTON — In a thrilling Region 5B girls championship game, the Irene-Wakonda girls basketball team hung on for victory in a late comeback...
March 3, 2016 - 10:57pm
February 23, 2016
Area high school boys basketball roundup: Chamberlain downs Aberdeen Roncalli
ABERDEEN — The Chamberlain boys basketball team picked up a convincing road win on Monday night, defeating Aberdeen Roncalli 71-63 in Aberdeen. Seth Friesz led all scoring with 31 points, while Davis Blackbull had 17 points and Tiegen Priebe added 10 points. The Cubs shot 24-of-41...
February 23, 2016 - 12:09am
February 16, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Bridgewater-Emery cruises by Centerville
Boys basketball Bridgewater-Emery 78, Centerville 50 BRIDGEWATER — Bridgewater-Emery picked up a win on its home court in boys high school basketball action on Monday night, defeating Centerville 78-50 in Bridgewater. Jamin Arend recorded 16 points and nine rebounds, while Sam...
February 16, 2016 - 12:15am
September 30, 2015
Rural Irene man dies after becoming trapped in grain bin
IRENE (AP) — A rural Irene man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin full of corn. The Yankton County Sheriff's Department says 22-year-old Aaron Engen died Tuesday morning after attempts to rescue him failed. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Crews cut open...
September 30, 2015 - 12:47pm
September 22, 2015
Nebraska manslaughter trial delayed for unlicensed midwife
BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — A trial has been scheduled in April for an unlicensed midwife charged with manslaughter and other crimes in the 2011 death of a Nebraska newborn. The trial of 68-year-old Judy Jones, of Irene, South Dakota, had been scheduled to begin next month. Broken...
September 22, 2015 - 4:33pm
February 10, 2014
Irene mayor killed in double-fatal crash near Yankton
YANKTON (AP) — The Highway Patrol has identified the victims in a double-fatal crash in southeastern South Dakota. Authorities say 57-year-old Becky Leapley and 64-year-old Lloyd Mork died at the scene of a head-on collision late Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 81 north of...
February 10, 2014 - 7:20am
April 8, 2013
Irene teen dies in skid-steer loader accident
IRENE (AP) -- Officials in the Irene-Wakonda school system have called off classes Wednesday to enable students to attend the funeral of a 14-year-old boy from Irene who died in a weekend accident in rural Yankton County. The sheriff's office tells the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan...
April 8, 2013 - 11:16am
September 7, 2012
Area volleyball: Andes Central tops Jaguars
CORSICA -- The Andes Central volleyball team improved to 4-0 with a win over Corsica/Stickney in three sets Thursday in Corsica. Set scores...
September 7, 2012 - 12:10am
August 26, 2012
Kathol, Dykstra plan to marry in October wedding
Pamela Kathol and Kyle Dykstra announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Marcel and Peg Kathol, Irene; and Loran and Brenda Dykstra, Corsica. Pam is a 2006 graduate of Irene High School and in 2008 she graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, as...
August 26, 2012 - 10:43pm
August 25, 2012
Area Football: Marquardt's 29-yard TD lifts Beavers past WWSSC
WOONSOCKET -- Hanson's Jordan Marquardt caught a 29-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Pringle with 39 seconds left in the fourth quarter to break...
August 25, 2012 - 12:33am
July 18, 2012
Region 4B Legion tournament: Sternberg strikes out 19 in shutout victory
CORSICA -- Richard Sternberg took the mound for Platte/Geddes Wednesday in its opening round matchup of the Region 4B Legion baseball tournament...
July 18, 2012 - 11:59pm