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From sports to spring plays, Mitchell community attends events of all kinds
Students vie for prizes in welding contest
'Sidewalk to nowhere'
Platte's Bentz honored as SD's Doctor of the Year
Missing person located in Minnesota
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
Dry winter rolls into spring - 'It's going to get worse'
AgweekTV: Calving season underway with favorable spring weather
SD legislative budget committee adopts revenue estimates
A go-to player in big-game moments
Fitzgerald dominating on mound for DWU baseball
Mitchell youth wrestlers set out for state titles
Vikings, Greenway working to restructure contract
This weekend's sports schedule
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Area woman turns 107 years old
Richard J. Doty
Lawrence "Larry" Hauser
Daniel James Nagel, Sr.
Larry G. Cool
Verina E. Tiede
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
Student visits to prisons will help crime problem
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
What's the deal with discounted Rapala fishing lures?
March 16, 2015
Athlete of the week: Karst has third highest scoring average at Class A state tourney
PLANKINTON -- Makaela Karst proved why she's so valuable over of the weekend at the Class A state girls basketball tournament. When Mount Vernon/Plankinton's leading scorer and South Dakota State commit Megan Bultsma was getting double- and triple-teamed, Karst was there to keep...
March 16, 2015 - 4:31pm
March 15, 2015
Titans bounce back to finish third
WATERTOWN -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton head coach Bill Marquardt wasn’t sure how his team was going to respond after suffering a devastating overtime loss. The Titans, who fell to Elk Point-Jefferson in the semifinals, responded robustly -- in front of a pro-Webster crowd -- on...
March 15, 2015 - 5:55pm
Teacher inservice, state basketball planned for Mount Vernon students
Congratulations to the MVP Titans boys basketball team, head coach Eric Denning and assistant coaches Monte Fristad and Chase Hetland for being crowned the Region 5 Champions by defeating McCook Central-Montrose in March 10 game in Parkston. This qualified them for the state tournament. In...
opinion / columns
March 15, 2015 - 2:37pm
March 14, 2015
Titans take third
WATERTOWN -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton head coach Bill Marquardt wasn't sure how his team was going to respond after suffering a devastating overtime loss to Elk Point-Jefferson in the semifinals on Friday. The Titans responded robustly -- in front of a pro-Webster crowd -- claiming...
March 14, 2015 - 8:36pm
Mount Vernon man reaches 80 years
MOUNT VERNON — Don Ross, Mount Vernon, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday, March 21. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 184, Mount Vernon, S.D., 57363.
life / celebrations
March 14, 2015 - 5:07pm
March 13, 2015
Titans come up short in semis
WATERTOWN -- At the end of regulation, it looked as if the Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball team was going to complete an eight-point...
March 13, 2015 - 10:47pm
Future Jackrabbit a major asset for Titans
WATERTOWN — After her high school career, Megan Bultsma will continue wearing blue. The 6-foot-3 junior center, who has helped the Mount...
March 13, 2015 - 9:37pm
Elk Point-Jefferson outlasts Mount Vernon/Plankinton in OT
WATERTOWN -- Elk Point-Jefferson outlasted Mount Vernon/Plankinton 46-40 in overtime to advance to the Class A state girls basketball championship on Friday in Watertown. The Huskies outscored the Titans 10-4 in overtime to claim the semifinal win. Megan Bultsma scored a two-point...
March 13, 2015 - 9:29pm
LETTER: Look at big picture of Clinton in office
To the Editor: Do the American taxpayers know that if Hillary Clinton becomes president of the United States, the taxpayers will have to look at the bigger picture? Bill Clinton will also be living in the White House with his late-night sexual rendezvous parties while Hillary is...
opinion / letters
March 13, 2015 - 5:49pm
Flying over Heroes' Field
MOUNT VERNON — Todd Schlund credits his success in life to those around him -- his family, his parents and the people of Mount Vernon and surrounding area, to name a few. "I'm here because I've had great people carry my dumb butt, and the good Lord has a great sense of humor,"...
news / local
March 13, 2015 - 1:47pm
March 12, 2015
It’s tournament fever for Mount Vernon/Plankinton
WATERTOWN -- Thursday was just the first day of an exciting two weeks for the Mount Vernon/Plankinton basketball teams. Both the boys and girls basketball teams qualified for the Class A state tournaments for the first time since the two schools formed a co-op in 2011. "I think...
March 12, 2015 - 9:24pm
Titan girls rout Dell Rapids in first round
WATERTOWN -- It didn't take long for the No. 2-seeded Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball team to establish control against No. 7-seeded Dell Rapids. MVP (21-2) showed off its suffocating defense en route to a 55-36 win over the Quarriers at the Class A state tournament on Thursday...
March 12, 2015 - 8:57pm
March 11, 2015
OUR VIEW: Sit back, enjoy some hoops
March Madness is here. You know, that time of year for last-second shots, half-court hurls and Cinderella teams knocking off favorites. In South Dakota, we take great pride in our basketball. This week, we watched South Dakota's two NCAA Division I basketball programs battle men's...
opinion / editorials
March 11, 2015 - 6:20pm
March 10, 2015
Titans outlast Fighting Cougars 48-45
PARKSTON -- It came down to the last shot. In a back-and-forth contest, it was fitting that the Region 5A boys basketball championship game between Mount Vernon/Plankinton and McCook Central came down to the final moments. MCM's desperation, game-tying three-point attempt silenced...
March 10, 2015 - 11:53pm
MVP has eyes on Class A title game, opens against Dell Rapids
MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton wants a shot at St. Thomas More. But to do that, Bill Marquardt knows his team must play well early on in the Class A state girls basketball tournament. "We do have a tough load," Marquardt, MVP's second-year coach, said. "Our goal is...
March 10, 2015 - 11:30pm