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A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
South Dakota spring wheat planting finally getting underway
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
Mitchell, Sioux Falls still in Hoop City Classic plans
Weather emergency called for Class B high school baseball
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
Donna M. Cuka
Lewis B. Patterson
Brandon Michael Smith
On Farm Bill, might over right
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
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
February 29, 2016
Madison moving forward with new animal shelter project
MADISON, S.D. (AP) — City commissioners in Madison are taking the first steps toward building a new animal shelter for the city. The Madison Daily Leader reports that commissioners accepted a bid and provided some of the money needed for the project. Amert Construction of Madison...
February 29, 2016 - 12:38pm
February 14, 2016
Cubs' Bairey ties for third in Class A all-around
BROOKINGS—Chamberlain's Shantel Bairey found a pretty good way to cap her career at the state gymnastics meet. On the heels of a school...
February 14, 2016 - 11:33pm
November 10, 2015
65-year-old Madison man dies in weekend mobile home fire
MADISON (AP) — A weekend mobile home fire in Madison killed a 65-year-old man. Lake County Coroner Ted Weiland tells The Daily Leader that Coy Burk died of smoke inhalation early Sunday. Fire Chief Randy Minnaert says the blaze happened about 4:30 a.m. Burk's body was found...
November 10, 2015 - 10:37am