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Mitchell Polar Plunge raises $27K, breaks record with 103 jumpers
Mitchell Tech showcases program in annual welding competition
Photos from the annual Mitchell Polar Plunge
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Around the Region
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Robert "Bob" Jenkinson
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
December 31, 2016
2016 Person of the Year: Overweg dedicated to public safety
Being the chief of Public Safety isn't always easy. But to many, Lyndon Overweg makes it look simple. At the helm of Mitchell's Public Safety...
December 31, 2016 - 7:00am
May 12, 2016
Mitchell's chief of public safety to run for Special Olympics
Lyndon Overweg, chief of public safety in Mitchell, will participate in the 28th annual S.D. Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. Overweg will be running at 8 a.m. Tuesday in Mitchell. He will be running from the Department of Public Safety building to the Corn Palace on North...
May 12, 2016 - 6:19pm
October 17, 2015
New sign shines for school crossing guards
Ron Wright loves the new sign he uses as the crossing guard at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in Mitchell. "It has flashing lights and...
October 17, 2015 - 9:10am
August 18, 2013
OVERWEG: Practice safe driving as school year starts
With school starting in the near future, I would like to remind drivers of several driving-related safety issues. The first area of concern is stop signs. South Dakota law states that a driver must come to a complete stop at a stop sign. We too often cite drivers who come to a stop...
August 18, 2013 - 4:28pm
January 13, 2011
Armed officers watch Thune event
Sen. John Thune said he enjoys the culture and tradition in South Dakota politics, where people feel free to walk right up to their elected representatives. That...
January 13, 2011 - 12:21am
October 30, 2010
Halloween safety important, but some say irrational fears abound
Sunday brings the day of ghosts and goblins, candy gorging and all-out youthful fun known as Halloween. But over the years, a holiday that used...
October 30, 2010 - 12:05am
September 11, 2010
Overweg talks about 9/11
Lyndon Overweg, Mitchell chief of public safety, gives a speech Friday at the James Valley Community Center about going to New York to help other...
September 11, 2010 - 12:15am
August 21, 2010
Area counties get $400,779 in Homeland Security cash
Davison County Emergency Management Director Jim Montgomery announced recently that area counties have been awarded $400,779 in federal Department of Homeland Security grants for 2010. Davison County is the lead agency for Region 5, an eight-county area that also includes Aurora,...
August 21, 2010 - 12:10am
July 16, 2010
City seeks grant for problem speeding locations
The top public safety official in Mitchell is awaiting word on a grant that, if received, would allow officers to provide extra time and attention to five areas of the city known for high rates of speeding drivers. "We'll know more in a couple of months," said Lyndon Overweg, Mitchell...
July 16, 2010 - 12:05am
March 24, 2010
Search for missing man to resume
Authorities plan to resume the search today for a man who jumped into the floodwaters of the James River along Shanard Road in an attempt to...
March 24, 2010 - 8:03am
March 20, 2010
Officials say new rule for dispatchers could cost more money
A new requirement for 911 call centers to have at least two dispatchers on duty has some area officials wondering how they will comply with and pay for it. The requirement will take effect if 911 surcharges are increased by legislators. Because the surcharges have not increased since...
March 20, 2010 - 12:05am
June 5, 2009
Lawmakers: Cell-phone restrictions could be coming to South Dakota
As other states begin passing cell-phone laws, South Dakota lawmakers say they won't be surprised if legislation to ban or limit the use of cellular phones while driving arises again in the next state legislative session. "I do feel that there will be somebody that will bring...
June 5, 2009 - 7:49am