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Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Christiansen, Gades run for open school board seat
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
ADs to consider basketball, volleyball postseason plans this week
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
May 19, 2016
DeVries, of Mitchell, appointed to U.S. Naval Academy
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) on Thursday acknowledged the South Dakota students who were offered appointments into the nation's service academies for the fall 2016 semester with his nomination. Senator Rounds nominated the following applicants, all of...
May 19, 2016 - 4:05pm
April 28, 2016
Women could be headed for the draft, after House committee vote
WASHINGTON - The House Armed Services Committee took a big and unexpected step toward making women register for the draft as a handful of Republicans joined Democrats on Wednesday night to back a measure whose own sponsor hoped would fail."Right now the draft is sexist," said Rep....
April 28, 2016 - 5:31pm
April 11, 2016
69-year-old Vietnam vet receives second Purple Heart
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some 46 years after Jake Aning had his first Purple Heart pinned to his fatigues in Vietnam, Aning has received his second. The Argus Leader reports that the 69-year-old Navy veteran received the medal recently in U.S. Sen. John Thune's Sioux Falls office. Aning...
April 11, 2016 - 12:17pm
April 7, 2016
OPINION: Another milestone for Ellsworth Air Force Base
Ellsworth Air Force Base is well-known to all South Dakotans, especially those who live in West River. It's not only home to two B-1B Lancer combat squadrons and MQ-9 Reaper ground control stations, but it's a staple of the community and is something in which our state takes great...
April 7, 2016 - 2:37pm
February 8, 2016
89-year-old WW II veteran receives medal 70 years later
RAPID CITY (AP) — An 89-year-old Navy veteran who served during World War II finally has received his medal, 70 years after his service to the country. U.S. Sen. John Thune pinned the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal on Morris Hallock during a luncheon Friday at the Holiday Hills...
February 8, 2016 - 11:27am
February 3, 2016
South Dakota ranchers ask Air Force for more flight info
A South Dakota livestock organization is petitioning U.S. Air Force officials to provide more information to ranchers who monitor their herds and land by air in a newly expanded training zone. The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association's request to officials at Ellsworth Air Force...
February 3, 2016 - 12:56pm
February 2, 2016
Top U.S. generals: Women should have to register for draft
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Marine Corps and Army generals said on Tuesday that women should be required to register for the military draft, along with men, as the armed forces move toward integrating them fully into combat positions. "I think that all eligible and qualified...
February 2, 2016 - 3:55pm
January 11, 2016
Local business supporting military year-round
One local business' small gesture to support the military has spread beyond city limits. Dakota Scents Gift Boutique has a box stationed to the...
January 11, 2016 - 9:17am
October 22, 2015
Noem takes stand against Obama's veto
October 22, 2015 - 4:58pm
September 29, 2015
U.S. military launches airstrike on Kunduz after Taliban assault on the key city
KABUL - Afghan forces struck back Tuesday in the besieged northern city of Kunduz, opening potentially risky street-by-street battles seeking to drive back Taliban fighters and reverse a humiliating blow to Afghanistan's Western-backed government. But the counteroffensive met stiff...
September 29, 2015 - 3:39pm
SD National Guard members visit Suriname soldiers
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota National Guard members recently traveled to the South American country of Suriname (SUR'-ih-nahm) to exchange ideas with its military on the professional development of non-commissioned officers. Lt. Col. Orson Ward says the purpose of the exchange...
September 29, 2015 - 2:55pm
September 18, 2015
Military operations begin at expanded bomber training area
PIERRE (AP) — The first military flying operations took to the air Friday at an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that was approved this spring after years of consideration. The expansion of the Powder River Training Complex over the Dakotas, Montana and...
September 18, 2015 - 3:07pm
August 28, 2015
SD National Guard members visit Suriname to meet officials
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota National Guard members recently traveled to the South American country of Suriname (SUR'-ih-nahm) to share with officials ways in which military personnel can help during disaster relief efforts. Three guardsmen met with members of Suriname's...
August 28, 2015 - 1:13pm
August 11, 2015
More than 1,200 gather in Wagner for Nat’l Guard detachment’s sendoff to Kuwait
WAGNER—For Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Meyerink, his second deployment overseas will be a little more difficult. When he was overseas with the...
August 11, 2015 - 7:55pm
August 6, 2015
Soldier from Mitchell aids in extinguishing fire in Iraq
CAMP TAJI, Iraq -- When your office is next to 60,000 gallons of fuel, the last thing you want is a fire. But, for the Taji Forward Arming and...
August 6, 2015 - 2:51pm