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State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery
Mother, missing children could be in Black Hills
Company gives $50K donation under new school choice law
Bill offered to overhaul initiative requirements, start date
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
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OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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
January 15, 2011
Opinion: Wish kids could see the county I remember
We traveled to Presho from Pierre the other evening for the hotly contested Chamberlain Cubs vs. Lyman Raiders girls' basketball game. The temperature...
January 15, 2011 - 12:11am
January 13, 2011
Sen. Thune to be in Murdo today
MURDO -- Sen. John Thune will visit the Jones County Invitational at 6:30 p.m. today at the Jones County High School Auditorium, Murdo. The stop is part of a tour of several South Dakota cities Thune is undertaking.
January 13, 2011 - 10:04am
July 10, 2010
Unchallenged Thune stops for ice cream in Mitchell
What does a U.S. senator do on a summer day during a congressional recess when he has no re-election opponent? He stops for a burger and ice...
July 10, 2010 - 12:05am
June 26, 2010
Candidates for sheriff not county residents in some cases
Voters in four area counties will decide sheriff's races this fall that feature a candidate from outside their county. Ray Westendorf, a Charles Mix County sheriff who did not seek re-election, filed as an independent candidate in Sanborn County to run against 20-year sheriff Tom...
June 26, 2010 - 12:05am
February 20, 2010
75% of S.D. lawyers work in four counties, leading to rural-lawyer shortage
After seven years of practicing law in Las Vegas, Anita Fuoss made an uncommon career choice. Rather than continue climbing the ladder in a...
February 20, 2010 - 12:01am