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"Meet the Creator" and closing reception at Dakota Discovery Museum
Vegetation management planned on Missouri River sandbars
Man arrested after two crashes, injuring passenger
Platte-Geddes using grants to enhance ag, welding programs
Scotland city council limits timeframe for fireworks
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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