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Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Georgia man gets life plus 32 years for toddler's 'hot car' murder
Al Gore has 'extremely interesting conversation' with Trump on climate change
Cancer drugs may remain approved despite lack of benefit
Islamic State urges supporters to stage new wave of attacks
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Winner takes second at KWLPG Invite
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
USD women fall to Wyoming in OT
Two Tigers compete at SDSU Holiday Open
Kernel gymnasts win SFW Invite
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Seth Horned Eagle, Jr.
Dennis Lloyd "Denny" Butler
Drew Allen Holter
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
April 22, 2015
COLUMN: The excellence of the South Dakota National Guard
As the commander-in-chief of the South Dakota National Guard, I know well the role the National Guard plays in defending our nation and responding to domestic emergencies here in our state. I've witnessed their service firsthand while visiting members in Kuwait and Afghanistan, and...
April 22, 2015 - 12:52pm
April 2, 2015
Avon soldier receives national honor
AVON — Warrant Officer Kenny Podzimek scanned the award winners a few times to make sure it was really his name on the list. It was. Podzimek...
April 2, 2015 - 11:56am
March 20, 2015
Investigation finds male on male sexual assault in military often overlooked
Here's a scenario: A male U.S. service member is hanging out with others from his unit at a barbecue when he realizes he has had too much alcohol to drink. He's taken back to his barracks to sleep it off, but wakes up several hours later to be "teabagged" — with another man putting...
March 20, 2015 - 3:14pm
March 3, 2015
Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on...
March 3, 2015 - 2:12pm
February 13, 2015
LETTER: Crimes against humanity deserve punishment
To the Editor: All of us remember when Japan flew with its airplanes to Pearl Harbor. It killed our sailors with its planes and dropped a bomb on our battleship Arizona with men on board who went down with that ship. It awoke a sleeping giant. Our Air Force retaliated with two megaton...
February 13, 2015 - 9:50pm
November 18, 2014
Scotland man waits 70 years for WWII medals
SCOTLAND -- Delmar Strunk was never sure the moment would occur. But Wednesday in Scotland, after nearly 70 years of waiting, Strunk and his...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
World War II veteran prevents story from being lost to history
SALEM — Ask Wayne Saxton about his favorite medal, and the answer might be surprising. No, it's not his Purple Heart. And it's not the...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
Veteran endured hunger, loneliness during 5 months as POW in WWII
Six days after his 19th birthday, Mitchell resident Charles Dawes was captured by the Germans during World War II. On the night of Nov. 28,...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Local man graduates basic combat training
Army Pvt. Christopher Holland graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Shawn T. Holland, Mitchell, and a 2014 graduate of Mitchell High School.
November 18, 2014 - 1:11pm
Veteran's Day closings
These local entities will be closed for Veteran's Day. In observance of Veteran's Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11, garbage collection will begin at 7 a.m. and be completed by noon. The Mitchell Regional Landfill will close at noon that day. Dependable Recycling will follow the city garbage...
November 18, 2014 - 1:11pm
November 14, 2014
THUNE: Honoring our nation's heroes
This month we pause to thank and pay tribute to the veterans and active members of the military who have risked life and limb protecting our freedoms. Their selfless service has played a defining role in shaping who we are as South Dakotans, and their leadership on veterans' issues...
November 14, 2014 - 6:37am
November 11, 2014
SD Guardsman balances service, family farm
FARGO, N.D. — Sgt. 1st Class Tyler Campbell, 31, of Lemmon is one of the farmer-soldiers who make the Army National Guard fit into his life....
November 11, 2014 - 5:10pm
November 10, 2014
BACK IN TIME: Mitchell man at Iwo Jima
November 10, 2014 - 7:31am
November 4, 2014
Cleanup wrapping up at bombing range on Pine Ridge rez
KYLE (AP) — Seventy-two years after the military began using the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for target practice, the federal government is nearly finished cleaning up a dangerous section of the mess left behind. The Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting Wednesday...
November 4, 2014 - 2:32pm
October 21, 2014
Ellsworth base subject of ad in US Senate race
RAPID CITY (AP) — Ellsworth Air Force Base is the subject of a full-page advertisement published in a South Dakota newspaper by U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds. The Rapid City Journal reports the Republican candidate published the ad announcing that his Democratic challenger...
October 21, 2014 - 4:30pm