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Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Week of Sept. 25 S.D. Prep Media football and volleyball polls
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Dome thriller: DWU holds off Hastings
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
July 11, 2016
Childhood development program comes to close
KENNEBEC—Friday night marked the end of a Lyman County program that residents called a "great asset" for the community. During a gathering...
July 11, 2016 - 10:28am
May 19, 2016
Winner boys, girls sweep Region 7A meet
WINNER — It was a clean sweep for the Winner High School track and field teams Thursday hosting the Region 7A track meet. The Warriors...
May 19, 2016 - 11:50pm
May 17, 2016
Harter, Winner/Colome top Chamberlain/Lyman
WINNER—Reed Harter pitched a complete game no-hitter as the Winner/Colome baseball team defeated Chamberlain/Lyman 13-0 in a first-round playoff game on Monday in Winner. Harter finished the game with 13 strikeouts and one walk in five innings pitched. Drew DeMers finished the...
May 17, 2016 - 12:03am
April 5, 2016
Athlete of the week: Lyman's Cropsey working towards state titles
PRESHO—Korder Cropsey doesn't like to lose. And so far this track season, he hasn't. The Lyman speedster and three-sport athlete has raced out to a strong start in pursuit of a state championship. He swept the 100-meter dash (10.9 seconds), 200 (23.2) and 400 (51.2) at the Bill...
April 5, 2016 - 12:06am
April 1, 2016
Around the Region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Salem McCOOK CENTRAL STUDENT COUNCIL RECOGNIZED: The South Dakota High School Activities Association announced recently that 30 high school student councils have been recognized as being "Outstanding Student...
April 1, 2016 - 6:36pm
March 23, 2016
Oacoma woman sentenced to 25 years in stabbing death
KENNEBEC—An Oacoma woman received a 25-year prison sentence for stabbing a man to death in September. Whitney Renae Turney, 27, was sentenced at the Lyman County Courthouse in Kennebec on Wednesday after pleading guilty to first degree manslaughter in January. Turney was charged...
March 23, 2016 - 5:26pm
March 5, 2016
Area postseason basketball roundup: MVP, Parkston to meet in Region 5A title game
Region 5A Mount Vernon/Plankinton 68, West Central 52 MOUNT VERNON—Tate Deinert scored a game-high 25 points as Mount Vernon/Plankinton cruised into the Region 5A championship game by downing West Central 68-52 on Friday in Mount Vernon. Deinert nailed five 3-pointers, while...
March 5, 2016 - 12:00am
March 3, 2016
Area postseason roundup: Cubs, Warriors advance to region title games
Region 6A Chamberlain 55, Miller 34 CHAMBERLAIN — The Chamberlain Cubs punched their ticket to the Region 6A championship by defeating Miller 55-34 in the Region tournament on Thursday in Chamberlain. Seth Friesz led the Cubs with 20 points, while Davis Blackbull chipped in...
March 3, 2016 - 11:55pm
February 27, 2016
Around the Region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Kennebec GRAND OPENING OF AGRONOMY CENTER HELD: The Kennebec Agronomy Service Center held an open house on Friday featuring tours of the fertilizer shed, office area and a free noon lunch. The completion of the...
February 27, 2016 - 11:06am
Area high school boys basketball roundup: Blackhawks beat Spatans
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys basketball team cruised to victory on Friday night, defeating Wessington Springs 58-26 in Wessington Springs. Brady Tiede recorded 16 points and seven rebounds, while Trent Kingsbury added eight points and four assists....
February 27, 2016 - 12:25am
February 26, 2016
Area postseason girls basketball roundup: Rustlers advance to 8B title game
Karly Gustafson scored a game-high 28 points as the Ethan girls basketball team advanced to the District 8B championship game by defeated Howard 72-41 on Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Ellie Hohn added 18 points and Rachel Hawkins dished out six assists for the Rustlers...
February 26, 2016 - 12:25am
February 21, 2016
Raiders book two for state tournament
FORT PIERRE — The Lyman wrestling team qualified two individuals to the state wrestling tournament, with both earning third place finishes Saturday at the Region 4B tournament in Fort Pierre. Cole Schelske (182 pounds) and Cameron McManigal (220) each clinched trips to state,...
February 21, 2016 - 11:53pm
February 17, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Thunder trump Trojans
NEW HOLLAND — Tied at 35 at the end of the third quarter, Andes Central/Dakota Christian defeated Parkston 44-39 in girls high school basketball action on Tuesday night in New Holland. Kennedy Muckey tallied 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Abbi Baan Hofman added nine...
February 17, 2016 - 12:02am
February 14, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Chester Area rallies past Mount Vernon/Plankinton at DWU Classic
Chester Area outscored Mount Vernon/Plankinton 20-13 in the fourth quarter to pull off a comeback victory 66-61 in the fourth game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Three Flyers scored in double figures in the win with Levi...
February 14, 2016 - 11:28pm
February 12, 2016
Area high school basketball roundup: Cougars cruise past Hawks
Burke/South Central defeated Canistota 54-42 in the third game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Friday at the Corn Palace...
February 12, 2016 - 11:48pm