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Houston woman files lawsuit in North Dakota pedestrian fatal
State: Leave fireworks at home when visiting state parks
Student wins $10K in South Dakota safe driving campaign
Wild horse racing returning to rodeo after 2 decades
Sanford Underground Lab ready to celebrate Neutrino Day 2016
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Warm, windy conditions affect condition of some crops
Company looks to expand egg farm plan, use cage-free barns
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both down in South Dakota
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 6 percent
South Dakota cattle on feed up 9 percent from last year
Seeking new ground: Mitchell picks up pursuit of artificial turf
Inaugural SDHSAA summer moratorium underway
Area standouts represented in SD amateur baseball HOF class
Garretson turns triple play in win over Parkston Mudcats
Havlik tosses 2-hitter as Mitchell goes 1-1 on first day in Minnesota
Mitchell man to celebrate his 80th
Sojourner's Bridge Club holds June 13 meeting
Wonder Workers take June 13 'Skip Day'
Mitchell Area Garden Club holds June 14 meeting
DAV Auxiliary holds June 13 meeting
Vernon "Vernie" M. Zens
Hearing loss in the military
This Fourth of July is a time to reflect on what's important
Remember the reason for Fourth of July holiday
'Wood' coming home be great? Yes, says DeKruif
South Dakota's priorities take center stage
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
OPINION: Predator hunters and their competitive events
Wiltz: A bucket list and catching an afflicted fish
Wiltz: The why to when and where we hunt
One big catch, a second state record: Manning shoots state record smallmouth buffalo
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,...
News / state
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...
News / state
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...
News / crime
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...
News / state
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...
News / state
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...
Life / celebrations
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
Region 4B Legion tourney kicks off today
Even heading into the Region 4B Legion tournament with a 15-1 record, Tabor head coach Ken Ranek said his team doesn't think of itself as the favorite. "I figured we'll have a target on our back, but I see it as an equal field and it all depends who shines on any given day," Ranek...
July 18, 2012 - 12:03am
August 30, 2011
OUR VIEW: Hard to overdo it with Irene coverage
It's become trendy to criticize the way weather forecasters and media personalities hype -- or overhype -- extreme weather events. Lots...
opinion / editorials
August 30, 2011 - 6:43am