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Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
Utility regulators look again at prosecuting wind company
State law requires state agencies put grant agreements on internet
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
Ron E. Heiter
Mildred Ann Meagher
Manetta E. Bigge
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
January 2, 2013
Pioneer Auto car wins award
Every year during the third weekend of August, 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world enter onto what is often called...
January 2, 2013 - 7:46pm
May 17, 2012
Murdo in May celebrates 20-year anniversary with annual car show
MURDO -- The annual Murdo in May event draws thousands of classic car enthusiasts from around the country. It takes place every spring, but this year is extra special as it marks the 20th anniversary of the event. The extravaganza begins Friday, May 25, and runs through the weekend....
May 17, 2012 - 4:46pm
February 22, 2012
Area high school basketball roundup: Beaver girls edge Avon in District 11B
Hanson was able to hang on to defeat Avon 45-42 on Tuesday at the Corn Palace in high schools girls' District 11B semifinal action. The game...
February 22, 2012 - 12:09am
February 3, 2012
Truck hits bridge on I-90; tank rolls into median
MURDO -- A semi-truck driven by a Canadian man collided with a bridge Thursday morning on Interstate 90. The incident occurred around 9:20 a.m. near mile marker 191, about one mile west of Murdo. The truck, driven by Gary Witzko, of Spruce Grove, Alberta, was hauling an empty...
February 3, 2012 - 7:09am
January 23, 2012
Vivian woman honored for contribution to tourism
PIERRE -- A Vivian woman and a Murdo business were presented with state tourism awards last week. Hazel Juhnke received the Ben Black Elk Award...
January 23, 2012 - 9:18pm
January 20, 2012
Area high school basketball roundup: Hawks top Beavers
ALEXANDRIA -- Canistota stayed undefeated this season at 10-0 with a 53-48 win over Hanson (9-2) Thursday in a boys' high school basketball game. Alex...
January 20, 2012 - 12:43am
January 16, 2012
Area high school basketball roundup
MURDO -- Lyman defeated Bennett County 55-30 in the fifth-place game at the Jones County Invitational on Saturday in a boys' high school basketball game. Lyman was led in scoring by Jaylen Uthe, who scored 15 points. Hunter Schindler had 13. Lyman shot 18-of-34 from the field and...
January 16, 2012 - 12:39am
January 14, 2012
Area basketball roundup: Hanson gets game-winning shot to beat Mount Vernon in overtime
ALEXANDRIA -- Jordan Marquardt hit a 3-point shot as time expired in overtime to help the Hanson High School boys' basketball team beat Mount Vernon 53-52 in overtime Friday. Mount Vernon took the lead with 4.8 seconds on a shot by Jared Long. Hanson got the ball, and got a banked...
January 14, 2012 - 12:31am
January 13, 2012
Area high school basketball roundup: No. 2-ranked Red Raiders beat No. 5 Parkston 65-55
WAGNER -- Devon Brecke scored a game-high 27 points as No. 2-ranked Wagner (11-0) defeated the No. 5-ranked Parkston Trojans (7-2) 65-55 Thursday...
January 13, 2012 - 12:48am
January 3, 2012
'American Pickers' show featuring Murdo, Sturgis to re-air on Thursday
With an average audience of more than 4.2 million people each week, "American Pickers" is routinely a top 10 show on cable television. Monday night, a new episode featured stops at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Pioneer Auto in Murdo. The following is the History Channel's description...
January 3, 2012 - 5:05am
December 28, 2011
Great Service Star Program identifies Corn Palace, area businesses
The Great Service Star Program identifies and recognizes businesses that complete a set of criteria for hospitality training of their employees, offer a comment mechanism for visitors and recognize employees for great service throughout the state of South Dakota. These area businesses...
December 28, 2011 - 7:09am
August 18, 2011
'American Pickers' films segments at Pioneer Auto Show, 1880s Town in Murdo
Some of South Dakota's finest hidden gems are set to be unveiled on a popular antiquing show. The television show "American Pickers" recently...
August 18, 2011 - 12:06am
August 2, 2011
Iconic Murdo highway sign to be rebuilt after storm
MURDO (AP) -- An iconic billboard in western South Dakota that featured a big green car atop a bright yellow sign has been sent to the shop for an overhaul. A June storm with wind gusts up to 80 mph snapped the 35-foot wood posts and brought the mock wood and fiberglass car to the...
August 2, 2011 - 1:26pm
June 1, 2011
Man charged in string of Murdo burglaries
MURDO -- An Indiana man has been charged in three third-degree burglaries in Murdo that occurred Friday. Vence Allen, Goshen, Ind., appeared in Jones County Court on Tuesday and was charged with three Class 4 felonies for burglaries at the Star Family Restaurant, Murdo Car Wash...
June 1, 2011 - 5:36am
May 31, 2011
Would-be burglar caught by Murdo restaurant owners
MURDO -- An Indiana man will appear in court today to be charged with at least one count of burglary. Jones County Sheriff John Weber said the man, whose name he would not release, was arrested early Friday after he reportedly tried to break into the Star Family Restaurant,...
May 31, 2011 - 6:16am