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Mitchell's Meals on Wheels needs more volunteers to accommodate growth
Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Second half lifts Mitchell Christian past Iroquois
Harold Thune's basketball career comes full circle with Gophers' visit
Huron's late charge upends Marlins boys
Area basketball roundup: Winner takes down Red Raiders
Mitchell in 25th after first day at Rapid City Invite
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
March 9, 2014
1986: Watershed election for South Dakota
Mid-decade campaigns set up Democrats for Capitol Hill careers, created rift in GOP
March 9, 2014 - 11:39am
1980s politics: The players
Tom Daschle In 1980, the 32-year-old Democrat had won re-election to a second term in the U.S. House, representing eastern South Dakota. Republican Clint Roberts represented Western South Dakota in his first term. In 1982, those two would run against each other after district...
March 9, 2014 - 11:17am
May 31, 2012
LAWRENCE: Abdnor knew how to take a joke -- even one on him
When people talk about Jim Abdnor, they don't bring up a long list of legislative accomplishments, or recall a stirring speech he gave during his more than 30 years in politics and government. They talk about the man, the humble guy from Kennebec who rose to the U.S. Senate....
May 31, 2012 - 8:33am
May 19, 2012
WOSTER: Abdnor learned lesson from 1970 defeat -- and he never forgot it
I don't know if Jim Abdnor had ever lost before 1970. Oh, sure, in sports, maybe -- basketball games, a baseball game or two, maybe football...
May 19, 2012 - 9:37am
May 18, 2012
ANALYSIS: Jim Abdnor: South Dakota's model of public service and a life well lived
KENNEBEC -- Jim Abdnor's family home still sits on a corner lot a few blocks east of Main Street in Kennebec, population 240, where the only...
May 18, 2012 - 7:37am
May 17, 2012
Flags at half-staff Saturday in Abdnor's memory
PIERRE (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff on Saturday in honor of former U.S. Sen. Jim Abdnor. Abdnor died Wednesday at age 89. His funeral is Saturday at Lutheran Memorial Church in Pierre. Daugaard's request is that flags...
May 17, 2012 - 10:23am
Abdnor services scheduled in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Kennebec
Jim Abdnor toured South Dakota relentlessly during and after his career in politics. So it's appropriate that his funeral services will be held at three locations in the state. There will be a visitation with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, with a prayer service...
May 17, 2012 - 7:27am
Abdnor hailed as humble servant
Jim Abdnor had a way with words. Which is odd, since he never made a big, important speech. None of his words are likely to be carved in stone somewhere. He wasn't known for making grand statements that moved the masses. In addition, he had a slight speech impediment that...
May 17, 2012 - 7:23am
May 16, 2012
Jim Abdnor, former congressman and senator, dies at 89
Jim Abdnor had a way with words. Which is odd, since he never made a big, important speech. None of his words are likely to be carved in stone...
May 16, 2012 - 12:20pm
May 13, 2012
MERCER: Abdnor a politican who toppled giants
Why hasn't Jim Abdnor received the respect he would seem to have deserved? He was only the biggest political giant killer during the past half-century. He...
May 13, 2012 - 8:56pm
May 9, 2012
Former Sen. Jim Abdnor moved to hospice care
Jim Abdnor, the soft-spoken Kennebec farmer who rose to the heights of power in Washington, D.C., is gravely ill and has been moved to hospice...
May 9, 2012 - 6:56am
June 26, 2010
City manager debate isn't new; Robbie-led plan was rejected in '48
The current discussion about altering Mitchell's form of government is nothing new. A spirited local debate on the concept was held in early...
June 26, 2010 - 12:05am