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South Dakota lawmakers decry pornography as health risk
Rapid City volunteers look to expand bird rehab services
A woman was arrested in Black Hills after abducting her kids
Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
South Dakota Senate panel approves science instruction bill
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
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
With winter storm, area sports schedules become shuffled
Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Ted E. Schmidt
Ruby Mae Hoffman
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No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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