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Trump questions keep rolling in for Noem
Thune talks IHS, tribal relations with Wagner students
Abrahamson Elected SDREA Secretary
Chamberlain man arrested for assault with machete
Bridgewater family displaced by Monday fire
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 25, 2016
Madison man sentenced to 50 years in death of 3-year-old boy
MADISON (AP) — A Madison man has been sentenced to serve 50 years in prison for the death of a 3-year-old boy in his care a year ago. Twenty-two-year-old Jacob Meinders was charged with murder and other counts in a September 2015 incident in which the boy was found injured at a...
October 25, 2016 - 10:45am
October 8, 2016
Madison man accused of arson, officer assault pleads guilty
MADISON (AP) — A man accused of starting two fires in Madison and assaulting a police officer has pleaded guilty. The Daily Leader reports that 25-year-old Travis Smith Jr. reached a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty this week to two counts of reckless burning and one count...
October 8, 2016 - 10:19am
August 29, 2016
Man faces 6 felonies in fires at Madison apartments, store
MADISON (AP) — A 25-year-old man is accused of starting two fires in Madison and assaulting a police officer. The Daily Leader reports that fire damage at the Uptown Apartments where Travis Smith Jr. lived was contained to a closet, but that the One Stop convenience store suffered...
August 29, 2016 - 12:13pm
August 27, 2016
Neises leads Howard at Madison meet
MADISON — Emma Neises' third-place finish led the way for the Howard girls cross country team Friday, as the Tigers took second place at the John Collignon Invitational at the Madison Country Club.
August 27, 2016 - 12:14am
August 19, 2016
Madison's driver exam station to temporarily close
PIERRE (AP) — The driver exam station in Madison is set to be closed Aug. 23 and Aug. 30. The Department of Public Safety says the exam station, which is only open on Tuesdays, is moving. The new station is tentatively scheduled to open on Sept. 6. Driver Licensing Director Jane...
August 19, 2016 - 11:26am
July 31, 2016
Madison mayor proposes purchasing office building
MADISON (AP) — The mayor of Madison is proposing that the city purchase an office building to relocate some municipal departments. The Madison Daily Leader reports that Mayor Roy Lindsay has asked city commissioners to consider the plan as part of the city's 2017 budget. Purchasing...
July 31, 2016 - 12:42pm
July 25, 2016
State Legion: Madison eliminates Winner/Colome
WEBSTER—Winner/Colome's season came to an end on Saturday. The Royals lost to Madison 7-3 in an elimination game at the State B Legion tournament in Webster. Winner/Colome ends its season 15-9. The Royals and Madison went scoreless through the first 4 1/2 innings, but Winner/Colome...
July 25, 2016 - 12:14am
July 23, 2016
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
WEBSTER — As the host community for the Class B State Legion baseball tournament, Webster gained an automatic berth into this year's tournament. On Friday, they proved they belonged. Webster Post 40 topped Spearfish Post 164 3-1, aided by Braden Rithmiller's complete-game four-hitter...
July 23, 2016 - 12:40am
July 19, 2016
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
MADISON—South Dakotans had the chance to travel back in time 100 years during the Prairie Village 50th anniversary and Railroad Days. The...
July 19, 2016 - 12:24pm
July 1, 2016
Board of Regents approves request on arts degree programs
MADISON (AP) — The state Board of Regents has approved a request to move three arts degree programs at Black Hills State University to the bachelor of fine arts designation. The university will now award BFA degrees in studio art, graphic design and photography. Black Hills State...
July 1, 2016 - 11:48am
June 27, 2016
Madison rallies past McCook/Miner
MADISON—Madison scored six runs in the final two innings to come back to beat McCook/Miner 12-11 in a Legion baseball game on Monday in Madison. For McCook/Miner, Collin Cleveland went 3-for-4 with and RBI, while Ross Roling added two hits and two RBIs and Tanner Miller added...
June 27, 2016 - 11:42pm
May 25, 2016
Madison man accused of killing fiancee pleads not guilty
MADISON (AP) — A Madison man accused of killing his fiancee has pleaded not guilty to murder. Forty-six-year-old Joseph Schmitz is accused of fatally shooting 46-year-old Corina Booth the night of April 27 at a home at Lake Madison. The Daily Leader and KJAM radio report that he...
May 25, 2016 - 12:05pm
May 16, 2016
Madison High School getting new auto mechanics shop
MADISON (AP) — Madison High School will soon be getting a 2,500-square-foot auto mechanics shop. The Madison Daliy Leader reports that the school board has hired a Brookings-based architectural firm to conduct design work on the project. Principal Adam Shaw says the school district...
May 16, 2016 - 12:26pm
May 2, 2016
Bond set at $1M for Madison man accused of killing fiancée
MADISON (AP) — A judge has set a $1 million cash-only bond for a South Dakota man accused of killing his fiancée. Forty-six-year-old Michael Schmitz, of Madison, appeared in court Monday. He is charged with first- and second-degree murder. Authorities accuse Schmitz of fatally...
May 2, 2016 - 4:06pm
April 29, 2016
Woman shot and killed in Madison was fiancée of suspect
MADISON (AP) — Court documents show that a woman slain in Madison was the fiancée of the suspect. Authorities have not yet identified the 46-year-old woman they say was shot and killed Wednesday night. Michael Schmitz, of Madison, is charged with second-degree murder and is being...
April 29, 2016 - 4:29pm