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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
July 22, 2016
Plankinton museum open house set for Saturday
PLANKINTON—Following a 12-year restoration project at the Sweep-VanDyke Hotel Railroad Museum, the building is ready for public viewing. From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the public can attend an open house and dedication ceremony at the museum and cultural heritage center on...
July 22, 2016 - 6:24pm
January 16, 2016
Avon museum fundraiser nets $2K
AVON—A fundraiser sponsored by the Avon Lions Club that netted more than $2,000 will help make renovations to the Avon Historical Museum possible. On Sunday, the Lions Club hosted a pancake and sausage breakfast to raise funds to give to the museum for roof repairs and exterior...
January 16, 2016 - 8:48am
July 27, 2015
Homeowners can research properties' history at SD museum
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A southeast South Dakota museum is offering homeowners the chance to research their properties' history. The Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls wants to help homeowners find out the year their homes were built, who built them and any changes they have undergone...
July 27, 2015 - 10:26am
July 6, 2015
Now playing: Harpsichord of Columbus' era sounds again
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A harpsichord that entertained the elites of Italy in the mid-1500s has been restored by a South Dakota museum and will soon bring its sound to 21st-century ears. The National Music Museum in Vermilion, which acquired the instrument in 2009, worked with Chilean-born...
July 6, 2015 - 10:27am
June 4, 2015
SD Museum to host event celebrating legacy of Mexican food
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota State Historical Society's museum is holding an event to celebrate the history and popularity of Mexican food in the world and the United States. The Historical Society said Wednesday the event will be held on June 16 in Pierre at the Cultural...
June 4, 2015 - 1:43pm
April 23, 2015
South Dakota artifact on display at world-renowned museum
PIERRE (AP) — People visiting one of New York City's world-renowned museums can now catch a glimpse of an artifact that belongs to South Dakota's Cultural Heritage Center. South Dakota's Sioux Horse Effigy is being showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an exhibition...
April 23, 2015 - 2:35pm
March 12, 2015
South Dakota artifact on display at NY museum art exhibit
PIERRE (AP) — An artifact belonging to South Dakota's Cultural Heritage Center is now on display at a world-renowned museum in New York City. South Dakota's Sioux Horse Effigy is being showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an exhibition of Plains Indian masterworks. "The...
March 12, 2015 - 11:42am
November 20, 2014
Independence Day celebration to feature local favorite Uncle Roy and Friends
The Dakota Discovery Museum will host an Independence Day Celebration from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on July 4. Admission to the event and museum is free. Donations are welcomed to help support the exhibits and programs of the museum. Guests will enjoy ice cream, watermelon and lemonade while...
November 20, 2014 - 9:01am
November 18, 2014
Akta Lakota Museum to hold book signing
CHAMBERLAIN — Award-winning American Indian author and illustrator Donald F. Montileaux will sign copies of his new book from 1 to 3 p.m....
November 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
Museum announces hours for upcoming summer season
The Dakota Discovery Museum has changed its hours of operation for the summer. The new hours started Thursday. In May and September, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. During June, July and August, the museum will...
November 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
Prehistoric Indian Village having temporary exhibit on Lakota, Nakota, Dakota
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village is having a temporary exhibit from the South Dakota Historical Society beginning June 12 on the art of the Lakota, Nakota and Dakota peoples. The Dakota, Nakota and Lakota of South Dakota have a long history of creating beautiful works of art....
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Brokaw hits Pickstown
PICKSTOWN -- In a small town on the bluffs above the Missouri River, Tom Brokaw found what he now describes as the perfect place to grow up. Brokaw, a journalist best known for being the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004, lived in Pickstown for a time...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Dakota Discovery Museum makes changes, to take the winter off
Dakota Discovery Museum's longtime director is leaving her full-time position, and the facility will be closed this winter. The museum's board of directors made the decision and will plan out a future for the museum in coming months. Museum Director Lori Holmberg said the decision...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
September 15, 2014
BACK IN TIME: South Dakota's first governor
In March 1889, President Benjamin Harrison appointed Arthur Mellette, pictured, to be the last governor of Dakota Territory. In October of that...
September 15, 2014 - 9:59am
September 11, 2014
International peace pole on display at Cultural Heritage Center courtesy of Mitchell High School
PIERRE — A peace pole developed by students in the art department at Mitchell High School will be on display in the lobby of the South...
September 11, 2014 - 10:38pm