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Krebs confident in election process
Government horses roam South Dakota lottery winner's land
Voter registration open through Monday, as Democrats trail Republicans by 80,000
Mitchell man acquitted in third cocaine case
Hanson Co. commissioner hopes to fill sheriff position by November
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
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
South Dakota hunting groups cry foul on waterfowl permits
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
October 16, 2014
OPINION: Military should make everyone in service follow everyone Calif.’s ‘yes means yes’ laws
By Rachel E. VanLandingham Special To The Washington Post LOS ANGELES — The U.S. military are among the most respected members of society. Yet in the bedroom, we expect much less of them than we do of the 18-year-olds who grace California’s university campuses. According...
October 16, 2014 - 12:48pm
October 2, 2014
SD politicians share info about military academies
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's Congressional delegation is looking for promising high school students to recommend to military academies. U.S. Sens. John Thune and Tim Johnson and U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem say students interested in being nominated to one of four U.S. Service...
October 2, 2014 - 8:03am
September 24, 2014
MTI makes Military Friendly Schools List
Mitchell Technical Institute has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media. Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most...
September 24, 2014 - 2:40pm
September 23, 2014
OPINION: Obama military policy in Iraq neglects value of diplomacy
In addressing the threat posed by Islamic State, President Barack Obama has repeatedly emphasized that there is no American military solution to the crisis in Iraq and noted that only a more inclusive Iraqi government can hold the country together. So far, however, Obama has been...
September 23, 2014 - 2:06pm
September 11, 2014
Sen. Johnson supports air strikes, opposes ‘putting US combat boots on the ground’
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., issued the following statement Wednesday on President Obama’s ISIS speech. “The president presented a forceful case that it is in America’s interest to degrade and destroy the brutal, growing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria....
September 11, 2014 - 10:12am