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'Music gave me a voice'
February Exchange Club Students of the Month for Feb. March, April and May
MTI to host 'Lunch and Learn' session
DWU to host 20th annual CBH Festival
Warrant issued for Schilling’s arrest
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: 53rd Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargodome
USDA says South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 8 percent
Farmer tries to find balance with genetically modified crops
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Nelson, Sudbeck dominate throwing events for Mitchell
DWU women's golf team tied for 5th halfway through invite
Thill helps Team South Dakota win second straight national title
Athlete of the week: Colome's Heath hopes to be a state contender
Tuesday's sports schedule
Poetry comes from a never ending supply of ink in this book
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Martha Ann Binek
Robert Dean Hughes
Verina E. Tiede
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
Sub-minimum wage bill unfair
SD extends comment period for Black Hills fisheries plans
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
March 29, 2015
Chad Greenway to stay with Vikings
Minnesota Vikings linebacker and Mount Vernon native Chad Greenway has taken a pay cut that will give the team more than $3.2 million in salary cap relief, according to reports Saturday. ESPN.com reported that Greenway's base salary for 2015, the final year of his deal with Minnesota,...
March 29, 2015 - 11:41pm
March 27, 2015
Vikings, Greenway working to restructure contract
On Tuesday, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman told Sirius XM NFL Radio that the team is working to restructure Chad Greenway's contract. Greenway, a linebacker and Mount Vernon native, has played all nine seasons of his NFL career in Minnesota. The 32-year-old has 992 total tackles,...
March 27, 2015 - 5:19pm
March 24, 2015
CBH conference wins both all-star games
ALEXANDRIA -- The Custer Battlefield Highway Conference won both the boys and girls high school basketball all-star games on Tuesday in Alexandria. CBH defeated the Cornbelt Conference 71-64 in the girls contest, while the CBH boys won 85-82. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Morgan...
March 24, 2015 - 11:25pm
Burn ban on for Davison County
On a day when it finally rained, Davison County has officially enacted a burn ban. The Davison County Commission voted 5-0 Tuesday in favor of an indefinite burn ban in the county, which will go into effect immediately. The decision came during the commission's regular meeting in...
news / local
March 24, 2015 - 1:27pm
Back in Time
news / local
March 24, 2015 - 11:03am
March 23, 2015
Athlete of the week: Renken's work ethic propels basketball success
MOUNT VERNON -- Cody Renken leads by example. The Mount Vernon senior has been that way through his entire basketball career, and it was in display over the weekend at the Class A state boys basketball tournament in Rapid City. "He doesn't announce his leadership," said Mount Vernon/Plankinton...
March 23, 2015 - 10:19pm
March 22, 2015
Mount Vernon youth wrestlers qualify for state
Congratulations to the Mount Vernon-Plankinton Titan girls basketball team, their coaches and managers, on their third place finish at the State A Tournament. The Mount Vernon youth wrestlers that qualified at regions for the state tournament March 27 and 28 in Brookings are as follows:...
opinion / columns
March 22, 2015 - 10:57am
Davison County seeks survey responses
Davison County is seeking feedback for its upcoming comprehensive plan with a survey for county residents to fill out. County Planning and Zoning/Emergency Management Administrator Jeff Bathke said Friday the survey is critical to the long-term planning to the county, which is updating...
news / local
March 22, 2015 - 10:33am
March 21, 2015
Titans run out of steam, fall to Lennox
RAPID CITY -- Fatigue from playing three games in three days plagued No. 6 Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Saturday The Titans fell 65-55 to No. 8 Lennox in the seventh-place game of the Class A state boys basketball tournament at the Rushmore Civic Center in Rapid City. "We just didn't...
March 21, 2015 - 7:48pm
March 20, 2015
SD state boys basketball results
Class B in Aberdeen Thursday's results No. 8 Hitchcock-Tulare 54, No. 1 Faith 40 No. 5 Hanson 56, No. 4 Wolsey-Wessington 55 No. 2 White River 61, No. 7 Parker 57 No. 3 Langford Area 49, No. 6 Gregory 36 Friday's games No. 4 Wolsey-Wessington 63, No. 1 Faith 50 No. 7 Parker...
March 20, 2015 - 10:46pm
Late run lifts Cavaliers over Titans
RAPID CITY -- St. Thomas More used a late run to pull away and beat Mount Vernon/Plankinton 55-43 Friday at the Class A state boys basketball tournament. Leading 40-37 with 2:23 left, St. Thomas More (14-10) got two free throws on a foul, two more on a bench technical and a 3-pointer...
March 20, 2015 - 7:57pm
March 19, 2015
MVP suffers first-round loss to Dell Rapids
RAPID CITY -- For Dell Rapids sophomore Sheldon Siemonsma, his job looked pretty simple Thursday night: catch and shoot. Siemonsma led the Quarriers to a 65-46 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton in the opening round of the Class A state boys basketball tournament at the Rushmore...
March 19, 2015 - 11:24pm
Cornbelt vs. CBH all-star game to be held Tuesday
The Cornbelt vs. Custer Battlefield Highway all-star basketball games will be played on Tuesday at the Hanson school gymnasium in Alexandria. Bridgewater-Emery, Hanson, Menno, Freeman, Marion, Canistota and Howard boys and girls players will represent the Cornbelt teams. CBH teams...
March 19, 2015 - 2:34pm
Custer Battlefield Highway All Conference teams
Custer Battlefield Highway Boys Basketball All Conference teams First team Eli Van Roekel, junior, Corsica/Stickney Tate Deinert, junior, Mount Vernon/Plankinton Cody Renken, senior, Mount Vernon/Plankinton Camden Myers, junior, Ethan Tucker Kingsbury, junior, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Second...
March 19, 2015 - 9:49am
March 18, 2015
Titan boys set for rematch with Dell Rapids
MOUNT VERNON -- After suffering its worst loss of the season to Dell Rapids, the Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys basketball team is ready for a rematch. The Titans head into the Class A state boys basketball tournament on a seven-game winning streak with revenge on their minds. The...
March 18, 2015 - 7:47pm