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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
August 22, 2016
Black Hills economic officials welcome motorcycle industry
RAPID CITY (AP) — Regional economic development officials are ramping up efforts to bring more motorcycle business and jobs to the Black Hills area. Rapid City Economic Development Partnership president Ben Snow told the Rapid City Journal that South Dakota's positive business climate...
August 22, 2016 - 10:58am
April 4, 2016
Two MTI motorcycles take second place at bike show
Two motorcycles built by Mitchell Technical Institute students earned second place in their respective classes at the Midwest's largest bike show. Cory Schulte — a 35-year-old, second-year Power Sports Program student at Mitchell Technical Institute — built a touring bike...
April 4, 2016 - 6:10pm
October 21, 2015
Polaris Industries buys former trike plant in South Dakota
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Minnesota-based manufacturer has bought a facility in western South Dakota that once made motorcycle trikes and plans to create up to 80 jobs in Spearfish. Polaris Industries Inc., a Medina, Minnesota-based maker of off-road vehicles, has bought the 51,000-square-foot...
October 21, 2015 - 2:21pm
September 11, 2015
Hot Bike Tour makes its stop in Mitchell
Brian Klock wasn't shy about his feelings Thursday night about the Hot Bike Tour. "I am seriously the happiest biker in the world right now,"...
September 11, 2015 - 12:07pm
August 10, 2015
Two from Puerto Rico injured in Spencer-area motorcycle crash
SPENCER—Two people from Puerto Rico were thrown from a motorcycle Friday near Spencer in a crash that slowed traffic for a short period on Interstate 90. The incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. Friday near mile marker 353 on I-90, which is three miles south of Spencer, according...
August 10, 2015 - 4:41pm
August 5, 2015
OPINION: Hosting the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
It's rally time in South Dakota. What started in 1938 as a single motorcycle race in a small town in South Dakota has grown into one of the largest and most well-known motorcycle gatherings in the world. This year is the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and it may be the largest...
August 5, 2015 - 8:54pm
July 21, 2015
Yankton event to lure bikers on way to Sturgis rally
YANKTON (AP) — The eastern South Dakota city of Yankton is trying to capitalize on the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in...
July 21, 2015 - 4:09pm
May 1, 2015
Freedom to ride
Glen Shoemaker's 50th birthday was one to remember, but not in a good way. There was no extravagant surprise party or trip to celebrate. Instead,...
May 1, 2015 - 9:17pm
April 27, 2015
OUR VIEW: We all need to be safe on the road
This is the time of year when we typically start seeing commercials that remind us automobile drivers to watch out for motorcycles. As the summer traveling season ramps up, more motorcycles hit the roads. And being South Dakota residents, we see an abundance of motorcycles throughout...
April 27, 2015 - 9:54pm
Harleys and holy water
Decked in black leather head to toe, Joe Vittitoe sits atop his thundering motorcycle with Jesus as his passenger. On the last Saturday of...
April 27, 2015 - 10:27am
April 17, 2015
Highway Patrol using motorcycles to crack down on DUIs
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, state troopers are going to police the highways on motorcycle in an attempt to crack down on drunken driving in the state. The South Dakota Highway Patrol unveiled three new Harley Davidson motorcycles at the state capitol...
April 17, 2015 - 1:01pm
March 31, 2015
Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revival
TRIMBLE, Tenn. (AP) — Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll. That's the plan for economic development in this otherwise sleepy town of Trimble, tucked away among the corn and soybean fields of northwestern Tennessee. The only thing standing in the way, say distillers Michael Ballard...
March 31, 2015 - 11:52am
October 2, 2014
Iowa man injured in motorcycle accident
An Iowa man was injured Monday during a motorcycle accident, authorities said. Around 3:15 p.m. Monday, Brad Eller, 62, of West Des Moines, Iowa, was eastbound on Highway 44 near mile post 364 in Hutchinson County when the arm of his jacket got caught in the rear wheel of his 2005...
October 2, 2014 - 10:02pm
January 31, 2014
PHOTOS: 'Why We Ride' premiere
The South Dakota premiere of the documentary"Why We Ride," about the history, culture and community of motorcycles and the people who ride them,...
January 31, 2014 - 7:47am
September 24, 2013
Team Klock Werks gets record on trike
Since 2006, Team Klock Werks has accomplished many feats at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. The group, based out of Mitchell, has broken...
September 24, 2013 - 12:18am