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DWU's Around the World Cultural Festival set for this month
Industrial heater causes house fire in Plankinton
4 drugs could be added to those controlled in SD
State DOT request smaller budget for fiscal year 2018
Obama commutes sentence of intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
January 2, 2017
Trojans hold off No. 12 Tiger men
MADISON—Dakota State's men's basketball team continued its mid-season momentum and it came at the expense of rival Dakota Wesleyan Monday...
January 2, 2017 - 9:39pm
November 30, 2016
Litter of Bulldogs headline 11A All-State team
Led by Joe Robbie MVP and Most Outstanding Back Mason Leighton, two-time Class 11A champion Madison dominated the All-State team. The Bulldogs, who defeated Tea 39-0 in the 11A championship game, accounted for eight of the 28 roster spots. Their selections were distributed evenly...
November 30, 2016 - 12:01pm
November 18, 2016
Bon Homme falls to Madison
WATERTOWN—Label them the giant killers, the Cinderella of the ball, the underdogs, hang whatever moniker you wish on the Madison Bulldogs....
November 18, 2016 - 10:43pm
November 12, 2016
Madison beats Tea Area 39-0 for state 11A title
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Madison quarterback Josh Giles threw for 194 yards and four touchdowns as the Bulldogs defended their state 11A championship with a 39-0 win on Saturday. Jadon Janke returned a fumble 80 yards for a score and Jaxon Janke returned an interception 44 yards...
November 12, 2016 - 3:55pm
November 4, 2016
Man sentenced to 34 years for starting fires in Madison
MADISON (AP) — A man accused of starting two fires in Madison has been ordered to serve 34 years in prison. Authorities say 25-year-old Travis Smith Jr. started fires in the apartment building where he lived and in a convenience store in August. No injuries were reported in the...
November 4, 2016 - 11:02am
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