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Funeral Saturday for bicycling mom killed in crash
Study shows Aberdeen, Harrisburg, Canton and Mobridge in or near oil train ‘blast zones’
New pastor named at Northridge Baptist
Crumbling road infrastructure slows energy boom in nation
Around the Region
Myers selects Hubbel as running mate
Pressler invites Obama to SD to talk health care
Former independent candidate in court
Rounds only candidate to support EB-5
Senate candidates show wide array on energy issues
Tourism department sells scenic SD with ads, social media
Tipped workers fare better across SD border
Tveit named to Million Dollar Round Table
PHOTO: New McDonald's
Blasius to lead health group
Mitchell woman to hold American Flag during MLB’s All-Star Game at Target Field
Post 18 falls in tournament opener
3-on-3 basketball tournament at Blarney's canceled
Miller leaving Memphis, Cleveland a possible destination
Amateur baseball roundup: Mount Vernon edges Tripp/Delmont
PHOTO: Homesteading exhibit
Farmer native to mark 70 years as a nun
ACT opens doors to area artists
Bankruptcies for July 12
Lunch menus for July 14 through July 18
Danny Lee Stone
Elaine Faye (Johnson) Kruse
Mary M. Klein
WOSTER: Delight and danger — the two sides of fireworks
OPINION: VA must preserve Battle Mountain Sanitarium
LETTER: Let’s find ways to save the VA
LETTER: Don’t buy into the gas tax deception
LETTER: Hobby Lobby’s logic flawed on birth control
WILTZ: Roger dares to question Jeremy Wade of "River Monsters" fame
More anglers buying licenses in South Dakota so far in 2014
Several SD preserve operators seek 30-pheasant daily bag
GF&P delays decision on fall turkey season
Best thing about big cities are songs written about them
July 8, 2014
Misiaszek to join Tigers after two-year hiatus from sport
For two years, something has been missing from Dana Misiaszek's life. Being a volleyball player is part of the 19-year-old's identity and she'll journey back to the court this fall to play collegiately for the first time in her career. "I just really missed playing volleyball,"...
July 8, 2014 - 11:53pm
June 25, 2014
Skoglund seeing improvement
With a year under his belt, Erik Skoglund is ready to get work done in the gym during the summer. Skoglund, who will begin his second year with the Mitchell High School boys basketball program in the fall, was unable to work alongside the Kernels last summer as his family was making...
June 25, 2014 - 11:36pm
June 12, 2014
5 head to national debate event
The debate team at Mitchell High School has been around for more than 80 years, but it's still covering new ground. Mitchell debate coach Ron Grimsley said a school-best five students will participate in the National Forensic League Speech and Debate Tournament next week in Overland...
news / local
June 12, 2014 - 9:46pm
June 8, 2014
Mitchell school board to approve architect for fine arts center
The Mitchell Board of Education is expected to approve MSH Architects, of Sioux Falls, as the architectural firm for the proposed fine arts center for the Mitchell School District tonight. Approval of the contract would allow the the school to begin design work on the building, estimated...
news / local
June 8, 2014 - 9:48pm
June 5, 2014
Mitchell's Pierson named to all-state first team
Dylanger Pierson's offseason work paid off for the senior in the spring baseball season. The senior focused on his hitting with Dakota Wesleyan University, where he will play for the Tigers next school year. Pierson was the lone Mitchell player named to the all-state first team,...
June 5, 2014 - 8:09pm
June 1, 2014
Rew wins state title, Kernels finish 10th
SIOUX FALLS -- The Mitchell girls track team brought a limited group to the Class AA state track and field meet but came away with several strong performances, including one state champion. Junior Ellie Rew captured her first state track title with a win in the 100-meter hurdles...
June 1, 2014 - 11:47pm
May 29, 2014
Kernels join tough AA field at state
Geoff Gross wants his athletes to leave their best performances for last. The Kernel track and field team has 20 girls and 17 boys participating in this year's Class AA state track and field meet, which begins at 11 a.m. Friday at Sioux Falls O'Gorman High School.
May 29, 2014 - 12:36am
May 27, 2014
Kernel girls rank sixth in ESD All Sports Award
Mitchell High School girls athletics took sixth and the boys finished ninth in the Eastern South Dakota Conference for All Sports Awards for the 2013-14 school year. The Kernel girls finished with 45 points in the rankings, while the boys totaled 23 points. Brandon Valley won both...
May 27, 2014 - 4:13pm
May 26, 2014
Kernels take 2nd at state tennis tourney
RAPID CITY -- The Kernels made school history Saturday at the state boys tennis tournament. Mitchell finished second behind Lincoln, tying the school’s best finish in the sport in 1995. “These kids just really played well all year long and set higher expectations for themselves...
May 26, 2014 - 11:23pm
May 19, 2014
Mitchell tied for ninth after opening day
PIERRE -- The Kernels are on their way to accomplishing their goal set prior to the Class AA state girls golf tournament. Mitchell, which wanted to finish in the top 10, is tied for ninth after the first day of state, which is at Hillsview Golf Course in Pierre. The Kernels tallied...
May 19, 2014 - 11:12pm
May 15, 2014
Mitchell routs Roosevelt, earns third seed in region
SIOUX FALLS -- The Mitchell baseball team took down Sioux Falls Roosevelt 9-1 in the final regular season game of the season Thursday to secure the third seed in Saturday's region tournament. The Kernels will play No. 2 seed Sioux Falls O'Gorman at 2:30 p.m. at Ronken Field on...
May 15, 2014 - 9:46pm
OSU's Way looking for improvement
Mitchell native Caitlin Way is closing in on the end of her career with the Oklahoma State University track and field team, with a personal-best finish on her mind. The senior will compete in the Big 12 Championships starting today in Lubbock, Texas, as she looks to improve on...
May 15, 2014 - 9:19pm
May 14, 2014
Kernels drop first match of season, fall to Lincoln
A highly anticipated high school boys tennis match between Sioux Falls Lincoln and Mitchell didn't disappoint spectators Wednesday at Hitchcock Park. After many back-and-forth matches, the Patriots left the Kernels with their lone loss of the season. Mitchell fell 6-3 to Lincoln,...
May 14, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 13, 2014
Mitchell boys tennis team completes perfect ESD season
The Mitchell boys tennis team finished off a perfect regular season in the Eastern South Dakota Conference with a pair of wins Tuesday at Hitchcock Park in Mitchell. The Kernels (21-0, 11-0 ESD) topped Yankton 8-1 and Brandon Valley 9-0 in a triangular as the team prepares for...
sports / prep
May 13, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 9, 2014
Mitchell tennis wins two, stays perfect
WATERTOWN -- The Mitchell boys tennis team topped Rapid City Stevens and defending state champion Watertown in a triangular Friday in Watertown, Against the Raiders, Mitchell won 7-2, dropping No. 1 singles and doubles. Mitchell's Alex Hegg continued his undefeated season with a...
May 9, 2014 - 11:04pm