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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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
April 28, 2016
Man charged in killing of Madison woman
MADISON (AP) — A Madison man is facing a charge of second degree murder in the shooting death of a woman at Lake Madison. KSFY television reports that the Lake County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a call Wednesday night. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found...
April 28, 2016 - 5:04pm
March 24, 2016
DOT to host public meeting for highway project in Madison
MADISON (AP) — The state Department of Transportation is having a public meeting about the reconstruction of a mile of Highway 34 in Madison. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, and it starts at 6 p.m. Construction on the $6.8 million project is tentatively scheduled to start...
March 24, 2016 - 12:12pm