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Lapse in billing forces council consideration
Jail shower topic back before commissioners
Community Calendar for March 3 through March 9
Proposed ethanol plant in SD would push production westward
Lawmakers take up municipal sales taxes and autism coverage
Egg production from South Dakota chickens down 8 percent
Better Choices, Better Health workshop coming to Mitchell
Scott Supply marks 100 years of business, growth this year
More South Dakota cattle in feedlots than year ago
Agweek TV: GMOs and economic predictions for farmers at the soybean expo
Monday at the Corn Palace
Monday's sports schedule
Golden Eagles top Spartans in boys basketball game
College basketball: SDSU women end regular season with win
Mitchell squirt hockey teams place at own tourney
Mount Vernon couple to celebrate 50th
Geddes woman celebrates 90th
Area couple wed in October ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 85th
Area couple plan March 6 wedding
Joshua Benjamin Tiede
LeRoy D. Reuer
Laraye E. Andersen
BOOKS: Pony-boy prances into mundane lives in 'Centaur Rising'
MERCER: This idea might be too good to be good
WOSTER: Stress levels tough to compare
LETTER: Show me the money, Part 2
LETTER: Oral cancer treatments should be covered by insurance
Pheasants Forever office wants to protect fowls' habitat
GF&P offering new flower mix for statewide food plot program
SD seeks comments for Black Hills fisheries management plans
WILTZ: As the song says, 'Dream a little dream with me'
WILTZ: As the song says, 'Dream a little dream with me'
February 3, 2015
Several Mitchell-area athletes committing to play college football
Mitchell High School seniors Tyler Larson and Mitch Johnson aren't done playing football. Larson, a tight end/linebacker, will sign his national letter of intent today to the University of Sioux Falls, while Johnson -- a running back -- will play for Dakota Wesleyan University. "We're...
February 3, 2015 - 11:58pm
Area high school roundup: MCM girls down Parkston 54-44
PARKSTON -- Rachael Laetsch scored 14 points as McCook Central/Montrose downed Parkston 54-44 in Class A high school girls basketball action on Tuesday in Parkston. Morgan Koepsell had 12 points and nine rebounds, while Brianna Painter added 12 points for the Fighting Cougars. MCM...
February 3, 2015 - 11:57pm
February 2, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Wolves edge Pirates 49-44
MENNO -- Menno edged Avon 49-44 in a high school boys basketball game on Monday in Menno. Dustin Lehr and Caleb Preszler led the Wolves with 19 and 14 points, respectively. Preszler added 11 rebounds for a double-double while Lehr recorded four assists and four steals in the win. Avon's...
February 2, 2015 - 11:56pm
January 30, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Black Panther girls top Cowgirls
PLATTE -- Alexis Peterson led Platte-Geddes with 28 points and 11 rebounds in a 49-31 win over Colome on Friday in high school girls basketball action in Platte. Platte-Geddes was 17-of-43 from the field, grabbed 32 team rebounds and committed 18 turnovers. Taylor Hrabanek led Colome...
January 30, 2015 - 11:38pm
Area high school basketball roundup: Corsica/Stickney tops Menno 52-37
STICKNEY -- Eli Van Roekel had 16 points and four assists to lead Corsica/Stickney to a 52-37 win over Menno on Thursday in Stickney. In addition to Van Roekel, Walker Baan Hofman had 12 points and Clayton Menning had 10. Corsica/Stickney shot 49 percent, grabbed 25 rebounds and...
January 30, 2015 - 12:02am
January 28, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Peterson leads Platte-Geddes over Parkston in 2OT
PLATTE -- Platte-Geddes trumped Parkston in double overtime 51-48 on Tuesday in Platte. Alexis Peterson led the Panthers with a double-double scoring 28 points and grabbing 21 rebounds, while Hallie Hallock added 12 points. Samantha Ringling had 11 rebounds in the victory. The...
January 28, 2015 - 11:30pm
January 27, 2015
Men involved in Brule Co. standoff plead not guilty by reason of insanity
CHAMBERLAIN -- The man arrested earlier this month after a standoff near Kimball pleaded not guilty to murder and assault charges Tuesday by reason of insanity. Donald London, 42, of Kimball, entered his plea during court at the Brule County Courthouse in Chamberlain. He was arrested...
news / local
January 27, 2015 - 4:39pm
January 26, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Hanson girls down SC/W
ALEXANDRIA -- Katlyn Schroeder's double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds helped Hanson top Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 50-35 in a high school girls basketball game on Monday in Alexandria. Hannah Marquardt and Hailey Doyle added 12 and 11 points, respectively, for the Beav...
January 26, 2015 - 10:51pm
Athlete of the week: Blasius pins way to victory at invite
KIMBALL -- Since Christmas, Turner Blasius has really honed in on his wrestling skills. The extra focus and improvement paid off over the weekend at the West Central Invitational. The Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes 195-pounder pinned his way through the bracket to claim the title....
January 26, 2015 - 9:02pm
January 25, 2015
Mitchell crowns two, takes third at West Central Invitational
HARTFORD -- The Mitchell wrestling team crowned two champions Saturday at the West Central Invitational in Hartford. Briggs Havlik (132) and Robert McCardle (285) won their weight classes for the Kernels, who took third in the event. Havlik won by a 7-1 decision over Sisseton's Logan...
January 25, 2015 - 5:57pm
January 23, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Klundt's 23 points carry Gorillas past WiLdKats
KIMBALL -- Mitchell Klundt scored 23 points as the Gregory Gorillas defeated Kimball/White Lake 73-49 in a high school boys basketball game on Thursday in Kimball. Jayd VanDerWerff added 18 points for Gregory, which made 19 of 36 field goals for 52 percent shooting in the win. The...
January 23, 2015 - 12:17am
January 21, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Burke/South Central outlasts Platte-Geddes 44-42 in OT
BURKE -- Grace Hazen had 12 points and 11 rebounds in Burke/South Central's 44-42 overtime win against Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Burke. Sierra Votaw had 14 points as well for BSC, which shot 19-of-47 from the floor and grabbed 26 rebounds. Samantha Ringling led Platte-Geddes with...
January 21, 2015 - 12:03am
January 16, 2015
Area high school basketball roundup: Bloch's 26 points leads Scotland past Andes Central
LAKE ANDES -- Shaye Bloch had 26 points in Scotland's 52-34 win over Andes Central on Friday in Lake Andes. In addition to Bloch, Travis Skorepa had 10 points and Sawyer Schmitz had eight for Scotland. The Highlanders were 21-of-54 from the floor for 38 percent, grabbed 25 rebounds...
January 16, 2015 - 10:56pm
Mitchell's armored truck was key in Kimball standoff
It was the type of event that Mitchell Chief of Public Safety Lyndon Overweg feared could happen in rural South Dakota. And so when a standoff between a gunman and law enforcement occurred north of Kimball in Brule County on Jan. 7, the local response was ready. The Mine Resistant...
news / local
January 16, 2015 - 10:51pm